1. Who had the idea of a quality world?
    William Glasser
  2. What are the three parts of a quality world?
    • 1.People we most want to be with
    • 2. things we most want to own
    • 3. system of beliefs that govern our behavior
  3. What are the four major arenas of life?
    • Relationships 
    • Work
    • Belief
    • Service
  4. Academic transformation
    The process you take to become a more successful student
  5. What are the six steps of academic transformation?
    • Assess your current academic situation
    • Set short/long term academic goals based on your values
    • Create a list of immediate objectives and an action plan to meet them
    • Work to accomplish objectives
    • Evaluate your progress
    • Make adjustments as needed, and repeat
  6. What are the six qualities of an autonomous learner?
    • Ethical
    • Set realistic goals for academic achievement
    • Understand their learning strengths/weaknesses
    • Manage their behaviors to reach their goals
    • Use effective and adaptive learning strategies
    • Use appropriate resources in a timely way
  7. What is one advantage of a time-table?
    You can see the progress you are making if you cross out or highlight each task as its completed
  8. 5 advantages of being organized
    • Keep on schedule and meet deadlines
    • Reduce stress 
    • Complete work with less pressure
    • Build confidence about your ability to cope
    • avoid overlapping assignments
  9. Define important
    Assessment of the benefits of completing a task against the loss if the task is not finished
  10. What is urgency?
    Relates to the length of time before the task must be completed
  11. What are the five "good working habits"?
    • Do important work when you are at your most productive
    • Make the most of small scraps of time
    • Stay organized
    • Have a plan
    • Extend your working day
  12. Who said "procrastination is the thief of time?"
    Edward Young
  13. Procrastination involves these 5 things:
    • Convincing yourself low priority work is more important
    • Switching among tasks often
    • Talking and not doing
    • Planning and not working
    • Writer's block
  14. Five steps to getting started on an academic task
    • Improve your study environment
    • Avoid distractions
    • Work in short bursts
    • Find a way to start
    • Ask for help
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