On the other hand, it should be remembered friendships made during one’s studies can be infinitely rewarding!
PERFORMANCE ORIENTATION involves a systematic and structured approach to achieve set objectives.
Contents: Study Orientation The ABC of Finding Information Reading Techniques Writing Oral Presentations Cooperation Classes and Attendance E-Learning Exam Success Cheating Assesment and Feedback Time Management The Right Study Attitude Free Advice Further Reading When we start our studies, all of us already have different kinds of study skills.
Our motivation springs from different sources, as does our general attitude to our studies.
Study orientation can be classified into four basic types (Lonka 1996): SHALLOW ORIENTATION is characterised by learning by memorisation at the expense of understanding.
The student who adopts this orientation often simply aims to pass rather than to genuinely learn new things.
Haaga-Helia library materials, such as books and magazines, can be browsed through the HH Finna database, from where you can check the location of the material and availability.
You can also check the status of your loans and also make loan extensions through the same address. The Haaga-Helia libraries offer students access to numerous different kinds of electronic information sources, which can also be accessed remotely via the net.
Students with a strong performance based orientation are able to tactically change their orientation from shallow to deep, for example, depending on how teachers reward performance.
Students with this kind of orientation plan their studies well, set timetables and develop successful study strategies. We encourage you also to learn more from the literature on good study habits, e.g. Top Independent information retrieval as well as its processing and critical evaluation are an integral part of your studies.