AIS Exam

  1. What
    is a Liberal Education?
    • A liberal
    • education is an education that exposes students to a wide breath of courses,
    • perspectives, and educational experiences designed to equip them with the
    • essential skills and learning necessary to thrive and succeed throughout their
    • lives.
  2. What Should you learn in College?
    • Knowledge
    • of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World (Courses in the sciences,
    • mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and arts Intellectual
    • and Practical Skills (Inquiry, critical and creative thinking, written and oral
    • communication, quantitative literacy, information literacy, teamwork and
    • problem solving

    • Personal
    • and Social Responsibility

    • Integrative
    • and Applied Learning (Synthesis and advanced accomplishments across general and
    • specialized studies)
  3. What are employers looking for?
    • Oral
    • communication, teamwork, professionalism, written communication, critical
    • thinking, writing in English, reading comprehension, leadership, IT, diversity,
    • math, science, government/economics
  4. Differences:
    College vs. High School
    • Freedom
    • to organize time, read extensively and analytically, write a lot, judge
    • sources, apply knowledge, question authorities and evaluate their claims
  5. Why
    is a syllabus important and what does it tell you?
    • It has
    • everything you need to know about the class, and it’s a contract between you
    • and the professor
  6. Academic Integrity
    • Uphold
    • highest standards of academic and personal integrity, respect and accept
    • individual differences, contribute to campus life
  7. Plagiarism
    • Keep good
    • notes, master citing sources,
  8. Explain
    the function of The Tomás Rivera Center
    • Learning
    • assistance programs, and tutoring services
  9. What
    is Academic Inquiry?
    • The
    • application of a rigorous and systematic method to seek answers to questions of
    • facts, definitions, and values The rigorous and systematic method is what we
    • call research.
  10. The
    7 Ways of Knowing
    • Emotion-Response,
    • Faith-Trust, Imagination-create something from nothing, Language-sounds put together
    • to understand meaning, Memory-recall information from past experiences,
    • Reason-logical facts to analyze and come to a conclusion, Sense Perception
  11. • The Nature of Inquiry
    • Question,
    • Examination, Exploration
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