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 Identifying Good Study Habits
 Organizing or Planning
 Learning Styles
 Scheduling
 Managing Time
 Memorizing
 Indicators of a Student’s Success in
Academics:
› Study period or time (when, how long, how
frequent)
› Study area or pl...
 Good study habit
› Serve to benefit the student as in passing
quizzes and exams, thus getting higher marks
 Bad study h...
 Organizing or planning
 Scheduling
 Managing time
 Memorizing
 Choose a suitable area for studying.
› Available all the time
› Free from interruptions or distractions
› Well-lighted, ...
 Set up the study area.
› Gather all the materials and equipment
needed
› Keep the table tidy.
› Decorative necessities s...
 Set up the study
area.
 Set your goals
› Can be long-term or short-term
 List specific things or activities geared
toward the attainment of suc...
 Have a positive attitude.
 Set specific study goals.
 Keep track of lapses of concentration.
 Create a good study env...
 On a ½ sheet crosswise, list down at least
5 study goals. Identify if it’s a long-term or
short-term goal and the things...
CLASSIFICATIONS
 Auditory
› Prefer listening-based activities
 Visual
› Enjoy watching or viewing something while
learni...
 Time Preference
 Thoughts/Feelings Preference
 Pacing Preference
 Aesthetic Preference
 Tactile Preference
 Introve...
 Learning Style Checklist. Determine your
learning style by checking your
preferences.
1. Time preference
 Morning
 Aft...
3. Pacing Preference
 Doing one thing at a time
Doing several things at once
4. Aesthetic Preference
 Formal/ Orderly S...
6. Introversion/ Extroversion Preference
 Learning alone
Learning with others
7. Relativism Preference
 Viewing things ...
9. Modality Preference
 Visual learner
Auditory learner
 Gives a student direction on studying
 Lessens incidents of procrastination
TIME TASK
7:00 – 8:00 PM Solve problems in ...
 Make a schedule that fits your need.
 Make the schedule flexible.
 Schedule some time for leisure activities.
 Experi...
 Allow 5 to 10 minutes to prepare before
each class.
 Schedule a weekly review time.
 Color code the schedule.
 Allow ...
 Make a weekly schedule of your
activities including your study period.
Color-code your schedule and put your
legend at t...
 One of the main factors that contribute
to the success of college students
 Covey’s Time Management Matrix
› advocates the use of four quadrants to
determine the tasks you “need” to do and
decidin...
 Covey’s Time Management Matrix
 Quadrant 1
› Important, urgent items
› items that need to be dealt with
immediately
 Quadrant 2
› Important but not urg...
 Quadrant 3
› Urgent but not important
› items which should be minimized or
eliminated
 Quadrant 4
› Unimportant, not ur...
 Identify the importance and urgency of each task.
Place them in the proper quadrant.
A family member had an accident
Dea...
 Tips to Make the Best Use of Study Time
(Sotiriou, 1996)
› Never study with distractions.
› Do not begin studying if you...
 Guidelines to Make the most Effective
Use of Study Time (Glenn-Cowan, 1995)
› Study in short bursts of 20 to 30 minutes ...
 Guidelines to Make the most Effective
Use of Study Time (Glenn-Cowan, 1995)
› If you have only an hour or two between
cl...
 10 P’s of Time Management
› Planning – scheduling
› People – persons involved in doing the task
› Problems – personal an...
 10 P’s of Time Management
› Pace – rate or speed in doing tasks
› Prime time – doing tasks early
› Perfection – correcti...
 5 Q’s of Time Management
› Quality – kind of time spent
› Quantity – amount of time consumed
› Quiet Time – period of re...
Memorize the pictures in 2 minutes and
write on your notebook after the teacher’s
signal.
Memorize the words flashed in one minute.
EDIBLE
CREDIBLE
ABLE
PERMISSIBLE
TERRIBLE
AMENABLE
AMIABLE
PERDIBLE
 Mastery subject matter is measured in
both recall and recognition tests
 An indispensable part of student’s life
 Acronyms
 Acrostics/ Mnemonic
 Key Words
 Rhyme Keys
 Association or Chaining
 Gimmicks
 Image-Names
 Method of L...
 Acronyms
› Putting together the initials of the words or
phrases in a series
› Examples:
Subjective PEMDAS
Objective ROY...
 For 15 seconds, memorize the following
words using acronym technique. Write
your acronym and answer on your
notebook aft...
 Acrostics/ Mnemonic
› An invented sentence or poem with a first
letter cue
› Examples:
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
 Acrostics
Elizabeth (by Edgar Allan Poe)
Elizabeth it is in vain you say
"Love not" -- thou sayest it in so sweet a way:...
 Make an acrostic of the Solar System
planets.
 My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us
Nothing
 Key Words
› The initials of the most important words in the
sentences may be used to form a
meaningful word.
Example:
AN...
 I am the Lord your God. Thou shall not adore strange
gods before me.
 Thou shall not take the Lord’s name in vain.
 Ke...
 Tips in Using Key Words
› Write down key words and phrases of your text
on a separate piece of paper.
› Combine these wo...
 Rhyme Keys
› Are words that rhyme with the words to be
memorized which may appear in ordered or
unordered list.
Example:...
 Tips in Using Rhyme Keys
› Memorize key words that can be associated
with numbers or rhyming words.
› Create an image of...
 Memorize as many words as you can in two
minutes using rhyme keys. Write down as
many words from the list as you can.
Ni...
 Association or Chaining
› Done by making a connection between or
among the items to be memorized or by
chaining theses i...
 Association or Chaining
Example:
Mao Zedong, eye, autograph, Beijing
Mao Zedong with one eye closed signed an
autograph ...
 Memorize the following words in two
minutes using Association. Write the
words on your notebook.
Horse Orange Table
Teac...
 Gimmiks
› Are word games or tricks that trigger one’s
memory when the conventional learning
strategies have failed.
› Of...
 Image-Name
› Visualization
› Attaching images to names
› Two ways:
1. Creating relationships between the name
and the ph...
 Image-Name
Example:
Shirley – curly hair
Isabelle – bell
Aaron – air gun
Tom – tom cat
Abby – a bee
 Method of Loci
› Refer to position or locations
› Remembering items as they are situated on
a page or found in a drawing...
 Remember these girls using the method
of loci.
 Remember these girls using the method
of loci.
Girlie Tuscano Francia Lasam Ciara Uychoco
 Index Method
› Use of index cards or flash cards in
memorizing numerical or pictorial items
 Write YES if the statement applies to you
and NO if it does not.
1. My mind wanders when I study.
2. I often take study ...
6. I become frustrated when I read difficult
material.
7. I wait until the last day to study for my
exams.
8. I wait until...
 If your answer is YES in any number, write
on the things you can do to improve on
the item concerned.
 Based on the memorization techniques
discussed, which among is/are
applicable to you? Discuss and cite
examples of how y...
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  1. 1.  Identifying Good Study Habits  Organizing or Planning  Learning Styles  Scheduling  Managing Time  Memorizing
  2. 2.  Indicators of a Student’s Success in Academics: › Study period or time (when, how long, how frequent) › Study area or place (where) › Courses of study (what) › Study goals (why) › Study activities (how)
  3. 3.  Good study habit › Serve to benefit the student as in passing quizzes and exams, thus getting higher marks  Bad study habit › When student gets failing grades or is not coping with his classes
  4. 4.  Organizing or planning  Scheduling  Managing time  Memorizing
  5. 5.  Choose a suitable area for studying. › Available all the time › Free from interruptions or distractions › Well-lighted, well-ventilated and comfortable › Have enough space
  6. 6.  Set up the study area. › Gather all the materials and equipment needed › Keep the table tidy. › Decorative necessities such as an organizer, calendar and wall clock can be added
  7. 7.  Set up the study area.
  8. 8.  Set your goals › Can be long-term or short-term  List specific things or activities geared toward the attainment of such goals › Make sure that the goals set are within one’s capacity, measurable, flexible, realistic, and controllable › Be reminded of the 3Ds (Deed – What should be done to achieve the goal?; Date – When should the goal be met?; Determination)
  9. 9.  Have a positive attitude.  Set specific study goals.  Keep track of lapses of concentration.  Create a good study environment.
  10. 10.  On a ½ sheet crosswise, list down at least 5 study goals. Identify if it’s a long-term or short-term goal and the things you will do to achieve it. Follow the format below. MY GOALS TYPE OF GOAL WHAT TO DO? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
  11. 11. CLASSIFICATIONS  Auditory › Prefer listening-based activities  Visual › Enjoy watching or viewing something while learning  Tactile or Kinesthetic › Like hands-on activities because they love touching things and moving about
  12. 12.  Time Preference  Thoughts/Feelings Preference  Pacing Preference  Aesthetic Preference  Tactile Preference  Introversion/ Extroversion Preference  Relativism Preference  Reasoning Preference  Modality Preference
  13. 13.  Learning Style Checklist. Determine your learning style by checking your preferences. 1. Time preference  Morning  Afternoon  Evening 2. Thoughts/ Feelings Preference  More Rational  More Emotional
  14. 14. 3. Pacing Preference  Doing one thing at a time Doing several things at once 4. Aesthetic Preference  Formal/ Orderly Setting Informal/ Casual Setting 5. Tactile Preference Does not require touching Requires touching
  15. 15. 6. Introversion/ Extroversion Preference  Learning alone Learning with others 7. Relativism Preference  Viewing things in strict terms Not viewing things in strict terms 8. Reasoning Preference Studying deductively Studying inductively
  16. 16. 9. Modality Preference  Visual learner Auditory learner
  17. 17.  Gives a student direction on studying  Lessens incidents of procrastination TIME TASK 7:00 – 8:00 PM Solve problems in Math 8:00 – 8:30 PM Review Notes on English 8:30 – 9:00 PM Facebook 9:00 – 10:00 PM Write essay about Scheduling 10:00 PM Go to sleep
  18. 18.  Make a schedule that fits your need.  Make the schedule flexible.  Schedule some time for leisure activities.  Experiment to discover the best times for studying.  If you are studying two similar subjects, insert a different subject in between.
  19. 19.  Allow 5 to 10 minutes to prepare before each class.  Schedule a weekly review time.  Color code the schedule.  Allow an average of two hours of study for each hour you are in class.
  20. 20.  Make a weekly schedule of your activities including your study period. Color-code your schedule and put your legend at the bottom. Follow the format below. TIME SUN MON TUES WED THUR FRI SAT 5:00-5:30 AM 5:30-6:00 AM… …9:30-10:00PM
  21. 21.  One of the main factors that contribute to the success of college students
  22. 22.  Covey’s Time Management Matrix › advocates the use of four quadrants to determine the tasks you “need” to do and deciding what should be made a priority.
  23. 23.  Covey’s Time Management Matrix
  24. 24.  Quadrant 1 › Important, urgent items › items that need to be dealt with immediately  Quadrant 2 › Important but not urgent › items that are important but do not require your immediate attention, and need to be planned for
  25. 25.  Quadrant 3 › Urgent but not important › items which should be minimized or eliminated  Quadrant 4 › Unimportant, not urgent › items that don’t have to be done anytime soon, perhaps add little to no value and also should be minimized or eliminated. › often time wasters
  26. 26.  Identify the importance and urgency of each task. Place them in the proper quadrant. A family member had an accident Deadline for English 1 project Exercising at the gym Reviewing your career path Maintaining relationships with friends A phone call from a friend who wants to chitchat A text: U want cake? Come and get ur part! Mindless web browsing Too much television/channel surfing for the sake of channel surfing Reading FB Newsfeeds
  27. 27.  Tips to Make the Best Use of Study Time (Sotiriou, 1996) › Never study with distractions. › Do not begin studying if you are more concerned about something else. › Try to divide your studying into one-hour blocks. › After one hour is over, do something different. › Devote some time during your study hours to reviewing what you have learned that day. › Be sure to complete your reading assignments when they are assigned.
  28. 28.  Guidelines to Make the most Effective Use of Study Time (Glenn-Cowan, 1995) › Study in short bursts of 20 to 30 minutes with a 5-minute break after each period. › Experiment to find positions in which you study best. › Schedule study time when you are not very tired. › Assemble all materials needed before you start to study.
  29. 29.  Guidelines to Make the most Effective Use of Study Time (Glenn-Cowan, 1995) › If you have only an hour or two between classes, go to the library or find an empty classroom, and use the time to study. › Avoid temptations. › If you have many distractions at home or in your room, get out and study somewhere else.
  30. 30.  10 P’s of Time Management › Planning – scheduling › People – persons involved in doing the task › Problems – personal and other worries › Pressure – family, peer › Practice – consistent use of time management
  31. 31.  10 P’s of Time Management › Pace – rate or speed in doing tasks › Prime time – doing tasks early › Perfection – correcting mistakes committed in tasks › Payoffs – rewards received for accomplishing the task › Progress – improvement in the effective use of time and in doing tasks
  32. 32.  5 Q’s of Time Management › Quality – kind of time spent › Quantity – amount of time consumed › Quiet Time – period of rest or inactivity › Question – the assessment of one’s use of time › Quit – the time to stop doing the tasks
  33. 33. Memorize the pictures in 2 minutes and write on your notebook after the teacher’s signal.
  34. 34. Memorize the words flashed in one minute.
  35. 35. EDIBLE CREDIBLE ABLE PERMISSIBLE TERRIBLE AMENABLE AMIABLE PERDIBLE
  36. 36.  Mastery subject matter is measured in both recall and recognition tests  An indispensable part of student’s life
  37. 37.  Acronyms  Acrostics/ Mnemonic  Key Words  Rhyme Keys  Association or Chaining  Gimmicks  Image-Names  Method of Loci  Index Method
  38. 38.  Acronyms › Putting together the initials of the words or phrases in a series › Examples: Subjective PEMDAS Objective ROYGBIV Possessive
  39. 39.  For 15 seconds, memorize the following words using acronym technique. Write your acronym and answer on your notebook after the teacher’s signal. ACCOMMODATE LIAISON COMMIT EXCELLENT DOG NOTICE ARSON RELEVANT
  40. 40.  Acrostics/ Mnemonic › An invented sentence or poem with a first letter cue › Examples: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
  41. 41.  Acrostics Elizabeth (by Edgar Allan Poe) Elizabeth it is in vain you say "Love not" -- thou sayest it in so sweet a way: In vain those words from thee or L.E.L. Zantippe's talents had enforced so well: Ah! if that language from thy heart arise, Breath it less gently forth -- and veil thine eyes. Endymion, recollect, when Luna tried To cure his love -- was cured of all beside -- His follie -- pride -- and passion -- for he died.
  42. 42.  Make an acrostic of the Solar System planets.  My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nothing
  43. 43.  Key Words › The initials of the most important words in the sentences may be used to form a meaningful word. Example: ANSHKASAWG
  44. 44.  I am the Lord your God. Thou shall not adore strange gods before me.  Thou shall not take the Lord’s name in vain.  Keep holy the Sabbath day.  Honor your father and mother.  Thou shall not kill.  Thou shall not commit adultery.  Thou shall not steal.  Thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor.  Thou shall not covet your neighbor’s wife.  Thou shall not covet your neighbor’s goods.
  45. 45.  Tips in Using Key Words › Write down key words and phrases of your text on a separate piece of paper. › Combine these words or phrases into your own sentences and compare with the original text › Select a keyword or phrase that summarizes your work and that will help you recall the information › Create a mental image of the keyword, or even create a story about the word to memorize more detail of the original text.
  46. 46.  Rhyme Keys › Are words that rhyme with the words to be memorized which may appear in ordered or unordered list. Example: bun = one shoe = two tree = three door = four hive = five
  47. 47.  Tips in Using Rhyme Keys › Memorize key words that can be associated with numbers or rhyming words. › Create an image of the items you need to remember with key words.
  48. 48.  Memorize as many words as you can in two minutes using rhyme keys. Write down as many words from the list as you can. Nine Swap Cell Ring Lust Plugs Lamp Apple Table Sway Army Bank Fire Hold Worm Clock Horse Color Baby Sword Desk Hold Find Bird
  49. 49.  Association or Chaining › Done by making a connection between or among the items to be memorized or by chaining theses items or words together. › Creating a story where each word or idea you have to remember cues the next idea you need to recall.
  50. 50.  Association or Chaining Example: Mao Zedong, eye, autograph, Beijing Mao Zedong with one eye closed signed an autograph in Beijing, China. Napoleon, ear, door, Germany Napoleon with his ear to the door was listening to people talk about Germany.
  51. 51.  Memorize the following words in two minutes using Association. Write the words on your notebook. Horse Orange Table Teacher Apple Student
  52. 52.  Gimmiks › Are word games or tricks that trigger one’s memory when the conventional learning strategies have failed. › Often used in remembering the spelling of words. Examples: conscience – science with a con fuchsia – if you see HS, I a.
  53. 53.  Image-Name › Visualization › Attaching images to names › Two ways: 1. Creating relationships between the name and the physical characteristics of a person 2. Associating a place with a person
  54. 54.  Image-Name Example: Shirley – curly hair Isabelle – bell Aaron – air gun Tom – tom cat Abby – a bee
  55. 55.  Method of Loci › Refer to position or locations › Remembering items as they are situated on a page or found in a drawing or an illustration › Placing what you want to remember in a familiar location
  56. 56.  Remember these girls using the method of loci.
  57. 57.  Remember these girls using the method of loci. Girlie Tuscano Francia Lasam Ciara Uychoco
  58. 58.  Index Method › Use of index cards or flash cards in memorizing numerical or pictorial items
  59. 59.  Write YES if the statement applies to you and NO if it does not. 1. My mind wanders when I study. 2. I often take study breaks that are too long. 3. I often study for the same kinds of courses back to back. 4. I frequently fail to review my reading and study notes. 5. I often go to a lecture without having completed the reading assignment for it.
  60. 60. 6. I become frustrated when I read difficult material. 7. I wait until the last day to study for my exams. 8. I wait until the last days to complete longer projects. 9. I look only at my test score when I get an exam back. 10. I sometimes feel overwhelmed by the stress school causes. 11. My study area is disorganized.
  61. 61.  If your answer is YES in any number, write on the things you can do to improve on the item concerned.
  62. 62.  Based on the memorization techniques discussed, which among is/are applicable to you? Discuss and cite examples of how you can apply the technique(s).
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