|How to Study
Description:When you hit the books - and they hit back! Offering a wide variety of helpful study skills resources for students of any grade level, organized by the process of studying and by subject.
Description:Throughout your college career, note taking is a vital skill to a student's success. At the university level, large amounts of information are covered in a short amount of time. Thus, it is imperative that students master note taking skills required to adequately keep track of and organize the information received. This involves not only good note taking skills during class, but also adequate preparation and review outside of class. In this module, we will examine the following areas: Taking Notes in Class, Effective Listening, and the Five R's of Note taking.
Description:Many students find that reading the text is an enlightening experience; whereas others find this task dreadful and boring. If you're like some students, you tend to put your reading off until the very last minute and try to cram and comprehend material the night before the exam. With a little bit of effort and planning, you can do your reading before the lectures and save the nights before the exams for review. In the short and long end, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish, if you take some time to follow this advice. In this module, we will review the following areas: SQ3R - A Study/Reading Method, Speed Reading, and the Do's and Don'ts of Highlighting.
|Study Guides and Strategies
Description:Twenty sections of 225 study guides and exercises for learners, middle school through returning adult, in 32 languages.
|Test Taking and Anxiety
Description:Test preparation is one of the most crucial and yet one of the most overlooked, of all the learning skills. It is a highly intense task that can lead to tremendous rewards or disastrous results. Getting in the right frame of mind is as important as actually studying. Also, keeping a well observed schedule is an invaluable tool for preparing for a test. In this module, we will examine the following areas: Test Preparation, Test Taking and Test Anxiety.