CEIE 230 Test%20Taking[1]

CEIE 230 Test%20Taking[1] - TIPS ON TEST TAKING Richard M....

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TIPS ON TEST TAKING Richard M. Felder North Carolina State University James E. Stice University of Texas at Austin I. PREPARATION Study in small groups o Make sure your study group contains only students who are serious about studying. At least some of them should be at your level of ability or better. o Go over as many different problems as you can (like old homework problems, unassigned problems in the course text, and problems on old exams). Set up the solutions, but don't crunch numbers. Don't leave a problem until you're convinced you could do it by yourself. o Brainstorm possible things you could be asked and answers you might give. o Leave the beer in the refrigerator until you're done studying. Make up a crib sheet as though you were going to cheat on a closed-book exam. If the test is closed-book, know what's on the sheet. If it's open-book, bring the sheet with you. Don't stay up all night studying. Try to get a reasonable amount of sleep the night before the exam. If that's not possible, try to get a nap before the exam, or
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