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Unformatted text preview: Some Study Hints / Suggestions: In general, the goal is to make your learning more active and focused. Active learning is more similar to an exam, when you must respond to a question, complete a thought or a sentence, or eliminate choices. You don't learn how to swim by watching the Olympics - why would you expect to do well in an exam just by watching someone else in a lecture? You need to practice the same skills you must perform: quickly visualize or recall the appropriate information and use it. Treat studying like its a job. Set a schedule, show up for work, pay attention while on the job. A general rule of thumb is 3 hours for every hour spent in class. Are you showing up for work? But study smart - not just long. Having said that, no-one records how many hours you study. Only your performance on exams, papers, etc. affect your grade - it's your responsibility to rise to Only your performance on exams, papers, etc....
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- Fall '09
- Educational Psychology, Dave Jenkins