Study Skills (aids students in gaining and using information effectively)

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1. Personal Development Skills

1.1. Time Management Skills & Scheduling

1.1.1. Building a rationale (a reason why)

1.1.2. Determining how the time is spent

1.1.3. Estimating time

1.1.4. Scheduling Time Regular study times 1 hour blocks 5 minute review Breaks Free Time Reward

1.1.5. Monitoring & using a to-do list

1.2. Self-Monitoring & Reinforcement

1.2.1. M.A.R.K.E.R M - Make a list of goals A - Arrange a plan R - Run your plan K - Keep records E - Evaluate your progress R - Reward yourself

1.2.2. P.R.O.J.E.C.T.S. P - Psych yourself R - Record & ask O - Organize J - Jump to it E - Engage in the work C - Check the work T - Turn it in S - Set your course

1.2.3. Class participation S.L.A.N.T. S - Sit up L - Lean forward A - Activate your thinking N - Name key information T - Track the speaker

2. Process Skills

2.1. Listening and taking notes

2.1.1. Teaching students to take notes Use 2 or 3 column system Notes on one side of the paper Date and label notes Modified outline Key phrase Dont't write down every word Include visuals

2.1.2. Direct instruction Evaluate effectiveness Use video lectures Control difficulty of the lecture Teach students to review notes Teach students to self-monitor Teach students to evaulate note taking

2.2. Learning from text

2.2.1. S.Q.3.R. S - Survey headings Q - Question headings R- Read to answer questions R - Recite highlights of notes R - Review

2.2.2. Multi Pass (1) Survey Pass - title, introduction, summary, organization, visuals, and table of contents (2) Size-Up Pass - illustrations, questions, words, and headings (3) Sort-Out Pass - read, answer, and mark

3. Expression Skills

3.1. Remembering information

3.1.1. Semantic mapping

3.1.2. Advance organizers

3.1.3. Mnemonic stratgies

3.1.4. Organization association Categories Acronymns First letter mnemonics [Ex. 1] L.I.S.T.S. [Ex. 2] F.I.R.S.T.

3.1.5. Visualization & Key Word Method I.T. F.I.T.S. I - Identify the word T - Tell the definition F - Find a word that sounds similar I - Imagine an interaction T - Think again the key word and the interaction S - Study

3.1.6. Verbal Rehearsal

3.1.7. General Memory Strategies

3.2. Studying for Tests

3.2.1. Manage study time

3.2.2. Create study aids

3.2.3. Learn about the test

3.2.4. Predict questions

3.2.5. Think positive

3.3. Taking Tests

3.3.1. Test Taking Strategies Bubble sheet completion Sorting problems Estimating Substitution Recopy problems Underline Elimination Survey the test Know the scoring system Use study skills Mark ones that you want to go back and recheck Avoid changing answers

3.3.2. Taking objective tests P.I.R.A.T.E.S P - Prepare to succeed I - Inspect the instructions R - Read, remember, reduce A - Answer or abandon T - Turn back E - Estimate your answer S - Survey

3.3.3. Taking Essay Tests A.N.S.W.E.R. A - Analyze the situation N - Notice requirements S - Set up an outline W - Work in details E - Engineer your answer R - Review your answer