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Unformatted text preview: Strategy for Learning and Taking Classes - To "properly" learn math, science, or engineering you should plan on spending 2 to 4 hours of outside study for each hour of class. The nature of these courses is that the material is cumulative in two ways: • Each course builds on the previous one. A poor grade in an early class could doom you to a low grade in the next course because of lack of mastery of concepts--the ability to perform quickly . • Each lecture builds on the previous lectures. This factor makes it imperative to stay on top of the material during the quarter. Good attendance and completion of assignments is essential. The methodology explained below is designed to give the student tools to effectively learn the material in a progressive manner rather than by "cramming" (Cramming" is the practice of not keeping up with class assignments and then trying to learn the course...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course US 1100 taught by Professor Carter during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.
- Fall '07