mindsetThere are two types of mindset: fixed mindset and growth mindset.

"People with a fixed mindset - those who believes that abilities are fixed - are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset - those who believe that abilities can be developed. Mindset reveals how [you] can put this idea to use to foster outstanding accomplishment." -  Carol Dweck, PhD

Complete the following mindset modules and then use this Mindset Action Sets handout as a reference. 

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Mindset Modules

Introduction to Mindset (5 min. Video)

In this video, you will learn the difference between a growth and fixed mindset, and examples of how each could show up in real life.

Developing a Growth Mindset with Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck is the researcher who named Growth Mindset. Hear about her research and results.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Another concept similar to growth mindset is grit- the ability and willingness to stick with hard things. Watch this video of Angela Lee Duckworth on the results of grit.

Khan Academy: Mindset Course

These materials say they are for high school students, but they apply equally well for college students. The units have embedded videos by experts as well as stories of people overcoming struggles in college. Each unit includes reflection questions and next steps.