Finalexam - Kimbra Ussery ENGL 1101 As a first-semester student at GSU what have you learned about yourself as a learner(across the board What

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Kimbra Ussery ENGL 1101 12/14/2011 As a first-semester student at GSU, what have you learned about yourself as a learner (across the board)? What: During my first semester as a college student, I have learned a lot about myself. However, I feel that the most important thing I learned how to do was how to study. While I was in high school, I never had to study because I generally just learned the information just by listening. However, in college, the teachers do not always go over all of the information as they do in high school. Sometimes you are required to read for extra instruction. More specifically, I learned exactly how I study to best fit my learning abilities. In learning the best methods of studying for me, I feel as though I have improved my grades on my tests in all of my classes. Previously, I would stress and worry about missing something I should know for the test. Now I do not have to worry about missing an important link because I have maximized my learning potential so I can see all of the connections in what I am learning. So What: Through studying for tests in my history and economics classes specifically, I have learned that the best way for me to study is to quiz myself. I am very good at memorization, which is how I got by in high school, but just reading or listening to all of the information does not cut it anymore. I am very competitive so I have to challenge myself to learn the information. It is also very helpful for me to refresh my memory before the test. I do all of my usual studying
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Barlow during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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Finalexam - Kimbra Ussery ENGL 1101 As a first-semester student at GSU what have you learned about yourself as a learner(across the board What

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