EXP 105 Week 3 DQ 2 Critical Reading, Writing, and Your Learning Patterns
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Critical Reading, Writing, and Your Learning Patterns [CLO: 3]. 1st Post Due by Day 3.
Prepare: Critical reading and writing are essential to being a successful student. An important part of being an intentional learner is developing reading and writing strategies that work best for you. There is no “one size fits all” recipe for academic success. The Week Three Instructor Guidance lists strategies to help you become a more intentional reader and writer based on each Learning Pattern.
Critically read Chapter 3 and view the video Intentional learning for college success - Chapter 3 (critical reading). The video shows the unique thinking and writing processes of individual learners as they approach a college-level assignment.
Reflect: Since all four Learning Patterns contribute to excellent writing, consider how the Patterns you Avoid are needed just as much as those you Use First. Practice critical thinking as you reflect on the writing challenges Makayla, John, Paul, and Raheem face in section 3.3.
Write: After considering the scenario of each learner, address the following:
For each of the four learners, provide a minimum of three to four sentences of advice for how they could have used their Learning Patterns with intention in each scenario. For example, Makayla was ruled by her Sequence.
What would you recommend that she do to overcome her dependence on Sequence when approaching writing tasks?
List your Learning Patterns. Based on your own unique Learning Patterns, identify two specific strategies to enhance your critical reading skills and two specific strategies to enhance your critical writing skills. Select strategies presented in Chapter 3 and/or the Week Three Instructor Guidance and...