Filed under: Academic Skills

Study Effectively

Many study reading methods have been evolved. Although known by different titles and utilizing slightly different steps, all of them have one thing in common, an organized approach to material to be learned. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


Tips For Participating In Class Discussions

Preparing for discussion classes demands more time and effort than getting ready for lecture classes. Most of the work is done before class: time is spent reading, evaluating, taking notes.  Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


How To Take Exams

Some of the following suggestions pertain to any type of examination; others may be useful for a particular type of examination.  Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


How To Prepare For Exams

The purpose of the written examination is to provide the instructor with evidence regarding the amount of knowledge the student has acquired in the course. It is not feasible to ask questions about everything in the course; therefore, the instructor tries to obtain a broad sample of the student's knowledge. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


Effective Listening and Note-taking

You can think about four times FASTER than a lecturer can speak. Effective LISTENING requires the expenditure of energy; to compensate for the rate of presentation, you have to actively intend to listen. The key is active not passive; get involved in the process. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


Hints On Planning A Better Schedule

The effectiveness of your time schedule will depend on the care with which you plan it. Careful consideration of these points will help you make a schedule which you can control and which will work for you. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


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