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Unsubscribe anytime. How much time will you spend going over material you learn in class? Will you study every week or, like most students, wait and shove it all in your brain the day before that big test?
Studying effectively is not a matter of chance. Educators and psychologists have researched study methods for years. Some of the best studies come from the top universities: Stanford, Indiana, and Chicago where precise experiments with student groups have shed light on the most effective study methods. Students who follow these methods learn more easily, retain material for longer periods of time, and save themselves hours of study time.
The ten study methods researchers have found that work are:. Set aside certain hours of each day for study just as you do for nourishment and sleep. Keep the same schedule faithfully from day-to-day. The amount of time needed for study will vary for each individual based on skills with the subject matter. An average of two hours of study each day for each hour in class is recommended.
Going to class is only the beginning; the real work begins afterwards! If concentration is your problem, then the right surroundings will help you greatly. Your study desk or table should be in a quiet place — free from as many distractions as possible.
You will concentrate better when you study in the same place every day. For example, when you sit down at the kitchen table, you expect to eat. When you sit down in an easy chair, you watch TV, etc. Developing the habit of studying in the same place at the same time everyday will improve your concentration.
Your study desk or table should be equipped with all the materials you might need to complete the assignment, e. For some assignments, you may require a calculator or other supplies. With your materials at hand, you can study without interruption.
If you have an answering machine, let it do its job during your study time. You can return the calls after you have finished studying. Taking your snack food and drinks to the study location will eliminate those endless trips to the kitchen which break your concentration.
Can you imagine an athlete-in-training waiting for inspiration to strike to practice in preparation for an event? Of course not. They train daily to stay competitive whether they want to or not. Like the athlete, you must get in training for tests and examinations by doing the assignments and preparing daily through review to be ready for the action. Researchers tell us that there is definitely a relationship between orderliness and high grades.
Knowing where to find your materials when you need them is crucial. Keep a special section for each subject in your notebook as well as a semester calendar so that you can write down all important assignments as they are announced. Having all of this information together in one place is vital to your success. A well-kept notebook is a part of good time management. Put it down in black and white—including the details—and keep it in your notebook.
Knowing just what you are expected to do and when you are expected to do it is the first giant step toward completing important assignments successfully and on time.
They are a legitimate study tool. Use the front of the card to write an important term, and on the back, write a definition or an important fact about that term. Carry your flash cards with you. Keep a set in the glove compartment of your car for long lines at your favorite fast food drive-in restaurant or bank. Post them on your bathroom mirror to review while shaving or applying make-up. Learn to take good notes efficiently as your instructors stress important points in class and as you study your assignments.
Without notes, you will need to reread and review the entire assignment before a test. This may require you to read anywhere from pages of material in one sitting.
With notes, you can recall the main points in just a fraction of the time. The time you spend in note taking is not lost, but in fact, is a time-saver. Psychologists tell us that the secret to learning for future reference is overlearning. The alphabet is an example of overlearning. How did you learn it? Probably through recitation which is the best way to etch material into the memory trace. Manipulate the material as many different ways as possible by writing, reading, touching, hearing, and saying it.
The first review should come very shortly after the material was first presented and studied. Reviewing early acts as a safeguard against forgetting and helps you remember far longer. Frequent reviews throughout the course will bring rewards at test time and will alleviate pre-test anxiety. Although these ten study methods do work, there is one other component needed when using all of them — taking responsibility for studying by following through on assignments.
If you put forth the effort to study effectively, the improved skills will soon become a habit and be just as natural as breathing. The result can be better grades, greater knowledge, and higher self-esteem. These skills will also serve you well in your professional and personal life. Chadron State College.
Toggle navigation. Ten Study Methods That Work. The ten study methods researchers have found that work are: 1. Making and Keeping a Study Schedule Set aside certain hours of each day for study just as you do for nourishment and sleep.
Equipping Your Study Area With All the Materials You Need Your study desk or table should be equipped with all the materials you might need to complete the assignment, e. Not Relying on Inspiration for Motivation Can you imagine an athlete-in-training waiting for inspiration to strike to practice in preparation for an event?
Keeping a Well-Kept Notebook Improves Grades Researchers tell us that there is definitely a relationship between orderliness and high grades. Keeping a Careful Record of Assignments Put it down in black and white—including the details—and keep it in your notebook. Taking Good Notes as Insurance Against Forgetting Learn to take good notes efficiently as your instructors stress important points in class and as you study your assignments.
Overlearning Material Enhances Memory Psychologists tell us that the secret to learning for future reference is overlearning.
Do you wonder what you could be doing to perform better in class and on exams? This is understandable, as college is quite different from high school. The professors are less personally involved, classes are bigger, exams are worth more, reading is more intense, and classes are much more rigorous. Fortunately, there are many active, effective study strategies that are shown to be effective in college classes. This handout offers several tips on effective studying. Implementing these tips into your regular study routine will help you to efficiently and effectively learn course material.
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Being properly organized and prepared for tests and exams can make all the difference to school performance. Effective studying starts with the right attitude—a positive outlook can shift studying from a punishment to an opportunity to learn. There is no one-size-fits-all approach when learning how to effectively study. Studying methods should be tailored to each student. Find out what type of learner you are and which study techniques will work best for you!
Sorry, preview is currently unavailable. Read about each study habit. The good college student--the one who can read, write and study well--must have an adequate vocabulary. The present study examined perceived stress, health habits, and daily hassles and uplifts among college freshmen. This becomes more and more true as you advance in your education.
Group facilitation is an important management skill that can really help a team achieve their goals in the most effective and constructive manner. Hence the role of the facilitator is to help the group make progress and find their own solution in the easiest and most effective way. Mental and physical preparation is essential to get the best out of any group facilitation you undertake.
While barricading yourself in the library might be the tried-and-true or at least tried method of studying, there is a better way — in fact, there are at least 21 of them. Bedtime stories are for kids.
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