SECTION A MINI-LECTURE
In this section you will hear a mini-lecture. You will hear the lecture ONCE ONLY. While listening, take notes on the important points. Your notes will not be marked, but you will need them to complete a gap-filling task after the mini-lecture. When the lecture is over, you will be given two minutes to check your notes, and another ten minutes to complete the gap-filling task on ANSWER SHEET ONE, using no more than three words in each gap. Make sure the word(s) you fill in is (are) both grammatically and semantically acceptable. You may refer to your notes while completing the task Use the blank sheet for note-taking.
Now, listen to the mini-lecture.
What Do Active Learners Do?
There are differences between active learning and passive learning.
Characteristics of active learners:
Ⅰ. reading with purpose
A. before reading: setting goals
B. while reading: (1)
Ⅱ. (2)and critical in thinking
i.e. information processing, e.g.
-connections between the known and the new information
-identification of (3)concepts
-judgment on the value of (4)
Ⅲ. active in listening
A. ways of note-taking: (5)
B. before note-taking: listening and thinking
Ⅳ. being able to get assistance
A. reason 1: knowing comprehension problems because of (6)
B. reason 2: being able to predict study difficulties
Ⅴ. being able to question information
A. question what they read or hear
B. evaluate and (7)
Ⅵ. last characteristic
A. attitude toward responsibility
-active learners: accept
-passive learners: (8)
B. attitude toward (9)
-active learners: evaluate and change behaviour
-passive learners: no change in approach
Relationship between skill and will: will is more important in (10)
Lack of will leads to difficulty in college learning.