Effective Learning Strategies (How to Study)

Effective Learning Strategies; how to study; study skills

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1. Inquire

1.1. Key questions & key concepts

1.2. Critical thinking

2. Insightful

2.1. New ideas

2.2. New understanding

2.3. Deep understanding

2.4. Creative

2.5. Unique

3. Interleaved practice

3.1. Different kinds of materials

4. Intent

4.1. Passion for subject

4.2. Determined to remember

4.3. Determined to learn

5. Key concepts

5.1. What's important?

6. Key questions

6.1. Inquiry-based learning

6.2. Purposeful

7. Keyword mnemonic

7.1. Keywords

7.2. Mental imagery

8. Logical

8.1. Sound reasoning

8.2. Part makes sense in the whole

9. Meaningful

9.1. Does it make sense to you?

9.2. Learn from general to specific

9.2.1. Start with outline

9.2.2. Add details

10. Organize

10.1. Structure information

10.2. Arrange and rearrange

11. Mnemonics

11.1. Visuals

11.2. Connections

12. Paraphrase

12.1. Your own words

13. Reflect

13.1. Process information in your own way

13.2. What you know about what you know

13.3. How you learn

14. Practice testing

14.1. Self-testing

14.2. Practice tests

14.3. Practice recall

14.4. Helps with future retrieval

15. Retain and recall

15.1. Recall information

15.2. Recreate mind map

16. Spaced repetition

16.1. See distributed practice

17. Rereading

17.1. Restudying material after initial reading

18. Review and reinforce

18.1. How much have you learned?

18.2. What needs additional work?

19. Self-explanation

19.1. Explaining how new information is related to known information

19.2. Explaining steps taken during problem solving

20. Simulate

20.1. Practice with new problems

20.2. Declarative knowledge (facts)

20.3. Procedural knowledge (process)

21. Student-directed

21.1. You're in charge of your own learning

21.2. Responsibility

21.3. Control of your learning

22. Subconscious

22.1. Sleep on it

22.2. Revisit later

22.3. Thinking "to go"

23. Summarization

23.1. Condense text

23.2. Capture important ideas

24. Teach

24.1. You colleagues

24.2. Other students

25. Think

25.1. While learning

25.2. About what you're learning

25.3. About how you're learning

26. Verbalize

26.1. Condense data into key concepts

26.2. Translate to your own words

27. Visualize

27.1. Pictures, colors, cartoons

27.2. Diagrams, charts, graphs

27.3. Bizzare visualizations/associations

28. Videos

28.1. Supplement reading materials with videos

29. Legend

29.1. Highly effective

29.1.1. Robust

29.1.2. Generalize widely

29.2. Moderately effective

29.2.1. Shows promise but insufficient evidence

29.2.2. Works for some people

29.3. Low effectiveness

29.3.1. Low utility

30. Resources

30.1. Blogs

30.1.1. Toni Krasnic

30.1.1.1. 5Ps of CLM

30.1.1.1.1. 1. Preview

30.1.1.1.2. 2. Participate

30.1.1.1.3. 3. Process

30.1.1.1.4. 4. Practice

30.1.1.1.5. 5. Produce

30.1.2. Cal Newport

30.1.3. Annie Murphy Paul

30.1.4. Scott H Young

30.2. Articles

30.2.1. Strengthening the Student Toolbox (Dunlosky)

30.2.2. Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques (Dunlosky et al.)

30.3. Books

31. Write

31.1. Write down what you've learned

31.2. Writing challenges you to organize your thoughts

32. Active learning

32.1. Interact with information

33. Analogies

33.1. This is similar to that

34. Associate

34.1. Link new information to existing knowledge

35. Big picture

35.1. Overview

35.2. Details

36. Breakdown

36.1. Break skills into smart parts

36.2. Practice, measure, improve

37. Chunking

37.1. Grouping information

38. Concentrate

38.1. Stay focused

38.2. Pay attention

39. Connect information

39.1. Connect the dots

39.2. How does it all connect?

39.3. Build new knowledge on existing knowledge

40. Connect with others

40.1. Interact with others students

40.2. Group work

40.3. Teachers

40.4. Parents

41. Cram

41.1. Studying the night before

42. Deliberate practice

42.1. Quality + Quantity

42.2. Highly structured

42.2.1. Improve performance

42.3. Requires

42.3.1. Focus

42.3.2. Effort

42.3.3. Time

42.4. Process

42.4.1. Motivated to improve performance

42.4.2. Build on existing knowledge

42.4.3. Immediate informative feedback on performance

42.4.4. Repeat until mastered

42.4.4.1. Not inherently enjoyable

43. Distributed practice

43.1. Spread out study sessions over time

43.2. Each subsequent phase reinforces the previous phase

43.3. Go back to what you don't understand

43.4. Don't cram

43.5. Longer intervals lead to longer retention

44. Elaborate

44.1. Work with extended information

44.2. Beyond class materials

45. Elaborative interrogation

45.1. Generate explanations

45.2. Why is this true?

46. Emotions

46.1. Heart

46.2. Feelings

47. Explain

47.1. Discuss with others

47.2. In your own words

48. Engaged

48.1. Interest

48.2. Curious

48.3. Critical thinking

49. Environment

49.1. Change study place

49.2. Slows down forgetting

50. Experience

50.1. Life is greatest teacher

50.2. Case studies

51. Feedback

51.1. See results of how you're learning

51.2. Adjust learning strategies based on feedback

52. Feynman Technique

52.1. 1. Explain idea as if teaching another student

52.2. 2. If stuck, go back to reference materials and relearn

52.3. 3. Explain idea again

52.4. 4. Explanations simple as possible

53. Filter

53.1. Choose important concepts

53.2. Eliminate the fluff

54. Flash cards

54.1. See practice testing

54.2. Flash cards

54.2.1. Quizlet

54.2.2. StudyBlue

54.2.3. FlashCardMachine

55. Hierarchies

55.1. Recognize different levels of information

56. Highlighting/ underlining

56.1. Mark important text

56.2. Difficult to make connections

57. Imagery for text

57.1. Form mental images of text