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My Personal Learning Strategy Guide by: Ericalyn Francavilla February 9 th , 2008 0514-210-02
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Ericalyn Francavilla Intro to Psychology 0514-210-02 February 9 th , 2008 My Personal Learning Strategy Being in college, there are many things that need to be remembered to help make it through the years with good grades. My major is advertising photography, so there are many different techniques that I need to learn and remember to create a good photograph, from learning how to light the scene the best, to altering it in Photoshop. For each of my photo classes technical photo classes, as well as my photo history class along with the other non-photo classes that I am taking, such as American Sign Language and psychology, there is new and different material that needs to be learned and remembered every day. To help remember all the new information that would help me to get the best grades possible in each of my classes, I need to create a personal learning that would work the best for me. These are many theories on how to learn and retain memories. Some of these strategies that I think might benefit me the most are studying the hardest facts first, sleeping after studying, creating positive reinforcements and using the dual-code theory. These theories have been proven to work in many situations. Each of these on their own is helpful when studying, but combining them would create the best situation for me. It is shown that studying the hardest facts first can help when trying to learn information. According to the article “Study Efficacy and the Region of Proximal Learning Framework” by
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two Columbian University professors, with this method of spending more time studying what you have a harder time remembering, and less time learning information that is easier to learn and remember, there is a better chance of being able to remember more of the information that you are trying to learn. It is still important to look through all of the information, but learning
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