Bookbuilder Coaches and Study Skills Xiaofang Zhang
Meet the coachesThe three coaches will explain and help students understand how to use differentstudy skills to improve their study efficiency.
Hello, this is Teri. We are going to learn time management together!• Teri is the Time manager. He will help you organize your daily schedule and plan study time.
Heyloo, Leo will demonstrate you how to be a good note taker.• Leo is the Note-taking expert. He is going to provide you with strategies of note-taking.
Hi, Melton will guide you through some basic study skills that help you learn better.• Melton is the study skill advisor. He will give you suggestions on how to improve your study skills
Time Management Everyone has different schedules and ways of manage their time.Graphic Organizer But, don’t forget that we all have 24 hours a day. Try to use your calendar or personal notebook to record your daily schedule. Set up some time for study each day when you have a longer period of free time available. You can also create your schedule in graphic so that it’s personalized and easier for you to look at.
Summarizing & Note taking• Try to summarize key points you get from different learning resources(e.g. textbooks, reading materials etc.) and write down into short sentences or phrases• Do Not do Verbatim note taking. It’s least efficient.
Study Skills—Similarities and DifferencesI know that everyone has different study habits and study skills to learn.And we also have some similar basic study skills. Those basic study skillswork for almost all of us. For example, when studying, we should try tofocus on just doing one thing-study instead of watching TV, listening tomusic or talking on the phone at the same time. It’s not efficient to domore than one thing at the same time.
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