GET A GRIP (a.k.a. intentionally take control of your goals)
Take a moment to think about what role goals have played in your life. Probably some have been very influential and others ineffective. The reality is that all goals can be useful and can inspire you to… (hint: watch short video clip).
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Goals help you to get a grip on1:
- finding a place to start
- managing one piece at a time
- indicating what type of strategies will work best
- allowing you to know how well you are doing
- keeping you motivated
Once you know how, it makes sense to intentionally take control of your goals2!
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To see if YOU are ready to GET A GRIP ON your GOALS…GET A GRIP ON your GOALS
1Hadwin, A. F., & Winne, P. H. (2011, in press). Promoting learning skills in undergraduate students. In M. J. Lawson & J. R. Kirby (Eds.),The quality of learning: Dispositions, instruction, and mental structures. New York: Cambridge University Press.
2Webster, E., Helm, S., Hadwin, A. F., Gendron, A., & Miller, M. (2010, April). Academic goals and self-regulated learning: An analysis of changes in goal quality, goal efficacy, and goal attainment over time. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Denver, CO.
Winne, P. H., & Hadwin, A. F. (1998). Studying as self-regulated engagement in learning. In D. Hacker, J. Dunlosky, & A. Graesser (Eds.), Metacognition in Educational Theory and Practice (pp. 277-304). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.