P.O.W.E.R. Learning; Online Success, 2nd edition Robert

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P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Online Success, 2nd edition Robert Feldman Hardcover / 2020© ISBN: 9781260709742 / 1260709744 Chapter-by-Chapter Changes CHAPTER 1 P.O.W.E.R. LEARNING: BECOMING AN EXPERT STUDENT 1. Refined description of economic value of college 2. New statistics on lifetime monetary value of a college education 3. New statistics on annual gap between high-school and college-educated earners 4. Rephrased how service learning is defined 5. Brain wave passwords 6. Self-driving cars 7. Refined definition of service learning 8. Defined acronym 9. Internet access as part of preparation 10. Redefined growth mindset 11. Introduced concept of grit 12. Introduced definition of fixed mindset 13. Cultivating grit 14. Clarified importance of reading material assigned, but not discussed, by instructors 15. Revised Resources section 1. Clarified the goals of time management 2. Clarified directions for completing time log 3. Added strategies for scheduling homework and study time 4. Changed section on “study time” to “homework and study time” 5. How to monitor children’s screen time 6. Clarified the value of doing less 7. Revised description of to-do list 8. Hoe to use smartphone apps to time study sessions 9. Revised Resources section CHAPTER 3 TAKING NOTES 1. Refined explanation of why less can be more in taking notes 2. Refined section on instructor limitations 3. Research on off-task laptop use during class 4. Clarified significance of instructor nonverbal cues 5. Revised concept map key term 6. Clarified taking study notes on material that can’t be written on or annotated 7. Use of note-taking apps to take notes in class 8. Importance of using critical thinking skills to evaluate information 9. Discussed fake news and social media 10. Revised Resources section CHAPTER 4 TAKING TESTS 1. Refined explanation on importance of learning about tests before taking them 2. Clarified different types of test questions 3. Clarified description of essay questions 4. Refined description of short-answer and fill-in questions 5. Provided examples of apps for taking study notes (Evernote and OneNote) 6. Refined description of value of test anxiety 7. Cultivation of growth mindset to deal with math anxiety 8. Added more strategies to deal with math anxiety and testing 9. Use of scanners to grade tests 10. Importance of bringing photo ID to tests 11. Identification verification at testing centers 12. Taking tests at testing centers 13. Self-talk prior to starting tests 14. Visualization of success before starting tests 15. Clarified strategies for starting essay exams 16. Clarified short-answer and fill-in questions 17. Refined description of absolute words in testing items 18. Clarified educated guessing strategy 19. Refined discussion of end-of-test strategies 20. How to politely consult with instructor after poor test performance CHAPTER 5 READING AND REMEMBERING 1. Clarified concept of advance organizers 2. Clarified creation of advance organizers 3. Refined description of identifying length of chapters before starting to study 4. Clarified rationale for purchasing new vs. used textbooks 5. Clarified use of online dictionaries CHAPTER 2 MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME 6. Clarified SQ4R study system 7. Refined memorization technique availability 8. Clarified discussion of multiple memory strategies 9. Clarified ways of rehearsing material 10. Refined description of acrostics 11. Clarified how retention can be hindered by mnemonics that don’t focus on meaning 12. Clarified example of overlearning 13. Explanation of memory consolidation process 14. Refined importance of rethinking for comprehension CHAPTER 6 WRITING AND SPEAKING 1. Clarified explanation of writing as a process 2. Refined description of liberating value of starting a blank page 3. Refined description of goal of writing assignments 4. Clarified rationale for brainstorming 5. Clarified the value of virtual or hard-copy information folders 6. Updated citation examples 7. Refined description of common knowledge 8. Clarified the use of scaffolding 9. Added argument as a key term 10. Added background as a key term 11. Refined description of writing in short chunks 12. Clarified value of putting aside first drafts for a time 13. Clarified need for multiple drafts 14. Clarified need to cut extraneous information 15. Refined the description of the process of rethinking 16. Importance of noting source material 17. Reiterated importance of the first few minutes of a talk 18. Clarified importance of notes 19. Described importance of using reliable sources and avoiding fake news CHAPTER 7 CAREERS 1. Data on occupations updated 2. Added questions to consider regarding startup companies 3. Refined description of finding career opportunities 4. Revised occupations with the fastest growth 5. Updated sample résumés and cover letters 6. Suggested opening to cover letter 7. Clarifying that the first part of career portfolio is for the user 8. Inclusion of accomplishments in Career Portfolio 9. Importance of including course schedule with syllabus in career portfolio 10. Inclusion of badges in career portfolio for learning experiences 11. Clarified importance of making cover letters specific for each position 12. Clarified how to draw readers into application letters 13. Refined description of the web has changed job hunts 14. Importance of social media in job search 15. LinkedIn capabilities for building a professional online presence 16. Guidelines for online résumés 17. Importance of creating an online résumé separate from a hard copy résumé 18. Clarified importance of asking questions during an interview 19. Importance of individual thank you notes 20. Updated Resources section CHAPTER 8 TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION COMPETENCY 1. Clarified concept of digital divide 2. Role of course websites 3. Removed reference to wikis 4. Clarified and updated individual response technology 5. Clarified importance of keeping e-mails short 6. Avoiding us of postscripts in e-mail 7. Expanded online netiquette 8. Avoiding use of sarcasm 9. Expanded phishing material 10. Safety issues on social media 11. Revised statistics on Facebook and Twitter use 12. New character limit on tweets 13. Free online courses such as edX and Coursera 14. Necessity of good Internet service for distance learning courses 15. Asking for help in online courses 16. Making the most of online feedback 17. Redefined online database 18. Expanded explanation of encyclopedias to include handbooks 19. Clarified reserve collections 20. Clarified online catalog content 21. Clarified description of interlibrary loan 22. Avoiding fake news websites 23. Updated web search statistics 24. Refined description of use of search engine results CHAPTER 9 MAKING DECISIONS AND PROBLEM SOLVING 1. Criteria for making optimal decisions based on critical thinking 2. Clarified assessing the alternatives 3. Clarified working through the steps of assessing alternatives 4. Refined description of tossing a coin 5. Clarified going with a gut feeling 6. Clarified the necessity of generating appropriate solutions in problem solving 7. Refined description of importance of defining problems to be solved 8. Clarified need to use different strategies to solve life’s more complex problems 9. Rephrased strategy of temporary stopping efforts at problem solving 10. Clarified need for clear and unbiased critical thinking 11. Clarified how naming something is not explaining it 12. Refined description of how generalities can be made to seem definitive 13. Clarified fallacy of common sense 14. New principle of conflict resolution 15. Strategy of blocking a person from social media after the end of a relationship CHAPTER 10 DIVERSITY AND RELATIONSHIPS 1. Added gender diversity to learning objective 2. Intersectionality and diversity 3. Race as a social construction 4. Increase in foreign students and implications for diversity 5. Controversies regarding appropriate labels for members of racial and ethnic groups 6. Redefined prejudice 7. Refined description of considering people as individuals rather than in the aggregate 8. Clarified how the groups to which we belong affects how others view us 9. Gender identity 10. Transgender identity 11. Sexual orientation CHAPTER 11 JUGGLING: STRESS, MONEY, FAMILY, AND WORK 1. Expanded coverage on stress and strategies to cope with it 2. New content related to veterans returning to college 3. Updated Resources Section