HOW TO STUDY SM RT            Classroom Study SkillsGayle E. Wood, M.Ed.Director of Access and Diversitygwood@pstcc.edu865...
Preview.   Read the chapter prior to class.   Take chapter notes.   Be proactive!                                2
Attend Class!   Go to class everyday!   Come to class prepared.   Take notes in class.   Become actively involved in l...
Review.   Rewrite your notes ASAP after a    lecture.       Recall is usually 90% when study        occurs immediately f...
Use Time Wisely.   Create a semester schedule.   Include times for classes, work, and study.     SUN         MON        ...
Use Time Wisely.   Get a semester planner.   Keep all semester commitments in    your planner.                          ...
Use Time Wisely.   Create daily and/or weekly task lists.   Put this list in your planner.    Task List for Week of Nov....
Studying   Establish a SPECIFIC PLACE and a    SPECIFIC TIME to study.   Study in 50 minute increments.   Take frequent...
Studying Study a minimum of 2 hours for  every hour in class each week. Use study aids: flash cards,  computer tutorials...
Online Resources   Study Guide       www.studygs.net/   Reading Skills       www.uttyler.edu/counseling/StudySkills-SQ...
I hear and I forget.I see and I remember.I do and I understand.          --Chinese proverb                          11
Need help?   If you need help with study skills,    please contact:       Gayle Wood - 539-7160 or       Counseling Ser...
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Classroom Study Skills

  1. 1. HOW TO STUDY SM RT Classroom Study SkillsGayle E. Wood, M.Ed.Director of Access and Diversitygwood@pstcc.edu865-539-7160 1
  2. 2. Preview. Read the chapter prior to class. Take chapter notes. Be proactive! 2
  3. 3. Attend Class! Go to class everyday! Come to class prepared. Take notes in class. Become actively involved in learning. Participate in class by asking and answering questions. 3
  4. 4. Review. Rewrite your notes ASAP after a lecture.  Recall is usually 90% when study occurs immediately following class. Review the chapter you just read. Edit your chapter notes. Merge chapter and lecture notes. 4
  5. 5. Use Time Wisely. Create a semester schedule. Include times for classes, work, and study. SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 9:40 9:40-10:30 9:30-10:30 9:40-10:30 9:30-10:30 9:40-10:30 9:40 ENGL1010 MATH TUTOR ENGL1010 MATH TUTOR ENGL1010 10:45 10:45-11:40 10:45-11:45 10:45-11:40 10:45-11:45 10:45-11:40 10:45 MATH MATH MATH MATH MATH 12 11:45-12:15 12--12:45 12-12:45 11:50-12:20 12-12:45 12-5 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH WORK 12:15-12:45 12:55-1:50 12:15-12:45 12:55-1:50 12:15-12:45 STUDY PHED STUDY PHED STUDY 12:55-1:50 12:55-1:50 12:55-1:50 SPAN2010 SPAN2010 SPAN2010 2-7:30 2-3:30 2-3:30 2-3:30 2-3:30 2-4:30 STUDY STUDY STUDY STUDY STUDY 3:30-7 3:30-7 3:30 3:30-7 7-10 7-10 4:30-9:30 7-10 4:30-9:30 5:30-10 7:30-10 STUDY STUDY WORK STUDY WORK 5
  6. 6. Use Time Wisely. Get a semester planner. Keep all semester commitments in your planner. 6
  7. 7. Use Time Wisely. Create daily and/or weekly task lists. Put this list in your planner. Task List for Week of Nov. 15 __ Rewrite Eng. Paper due Tues. __ Wash clothes __ Study for Fri. Chemistry test __ Volunteer at Boys Club __ Go grocery shopping __ Rewrite History notes – quiz next Mon. __ Concert tickets for Sat. __ Read chapter 10, math – review on Wed. __ Clean house 7
  8. 8. Studying Establish a SPECIFIC PLACE and a SPECIFIC TIME to study. Study in 50 minute increments. Take frequent breaks. Study the most challenging classes first. 8
  9. 9. Studying Study a minimum of 2 hours for every hour in class each week. Use study aids: flash cards, computer tutorials, and previous exams. 9
  10. 10. Online Resources Study Guide  www.studygs.net/ Reading Skills  www.uttyler.edu/counseling/StudySkills-SQ3R.htm Test Taking Skills  http://people.richland.edu/jodell/testtake.html Memory Skills  http://www.bucks.edu/~specpop/mnemonics.h tm 10
  11. 11. I hear and I forget.I see and I remember.I do and I understand. --Chinese proverb 11
  12. 12. Need help? If you need help with study skills, please contact:  Gayle Wood - 539-7160 or  Counseling Services – 694-6547 is available! 12

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