Visual Study Strategies
You want the whole picture so you are probably holistic rather than reductionist in your approach. You are often swayed
by the way something looks. You are interested in color and layout and design and you know where you are in you
Seven Sins of Memory
1. Transience the situation when individuals fail to remember a fact or idea. It is a
weakening or loss of memory over time.
2. Absent-mindedness involves the breakdown between attention and memory. It
often occurs when we are preoccu
Physics Study Skills
1. Math is at the heart of physics. So the better your math, the better you'll do in physics. A good
working knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is needed for Physics 121 and of calculus for
2. Get a good overview of yo
Test Preparation, Test Taking, Test Anxiety
(Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Write, Review)
(What do I know? What do I want to know? What did I learn?)
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(within text and in margins)
Study Notes or Text
Most students experience some level of anxiety during an exam. However, when anxiety begins
to affect exam performance it has become a problem.
What Causes Test Anxiety
Lack of preparation as indicated by:
cramming the night be
ANALYSIS OF RETURNED MATH/SCIENCE EXAM
Name: _ Course: _
I. Complete the following and check off each item as you go:
Read all comments and suggestions from your professor.
For each incorrect answer, redo problem on a blank copy of the exam (if availabl
Think about all of your classes this quarter and how they relate to previous quarters. Think about
the classes you are taking and the success you are having and not having. Think about CRP
and the classes you a
Evaluation Underlining, Text Marking, Questioning
Student Name: _ Topic: _
Underlining, Text Marking
Were key concepts and ideas underlined?
Was there an appropriate amount of supportive detail underlined?
Were the underlines coh
ACADEMIC STRATEGIES - LASSI Essay
Name _ Date:_
Directions: Please use the following six areas as a guide for your responses to the 10 scales of
the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory. Please respond on a separate sheet of paper in
LISTENING IS A 10-PART SKILL
Learning through listening is primarily an inside job-inside
action on the pan of the listener. What he needs to do is to
replace some common present attitudes with others.
A study of the 100 best listeners and the 100 worst l
In my test I see I did very well with the general knowledge of the content
on the exam. I had few completely incorrect answers, which shows I had at least
a general idea of how to describe things and what they were. Most all th