What I Learned from the Discovery Wheel
Prof. Amy Armstrong
6 June 2011
What I learned from the Discovery Wheel
Once I finished filling out the Discovery Wheel I noticed that the three highest scores were in Purpose, Attitude and Diversity. While the lowest scores where on Money, Notes and Tests. I started with the highest scores first but my favorite are the lower scores since they make me practice positive thinking.
As an IT Representative for a company in Puerto Rico, I have acquired lots of knowledge in the Information Technology industry. I’ve been looking for an opportunity to gain better skills and acquire new knowledge to support my success in my workplace. Studying full time, while working full time is a big …show more content…
It’s been so long since I’ve actually took a test, that I actually didn’t award high scores to the “Tests” part of the Discovery Wheel. I’m a little rusty when it comes to test taking so I need to start developing new techniques and remembering the ones I used to use. I will not let my first test get me unprepared. I will do daily reviews of my notes and course materials for at least two hours. I’ll create a study checklist that I would review one day before the test. I will develop different strategies depending on the kind of test I will be taking, like changing study locations. I will also look for ways of lowing tension before and after the test, like doing some exercise or listening to some good music. I believe that the Becoming a Master Student book is not just a book, it’s a great guide