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Study techniques


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This is short presentation for any type of students who want to do better in any examinations. The points mentioned in the presentation are very vast in nature, though I have tried them at very introductory level. The Students or Teachers can give extra information about them. It is also possible that some necessary points or elements may have missed from the presentation. Those will be added in the next Presentation !!

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Study techniques

  1. 1. Shri. Dnyaneshwar Khodave Shardabai Pawar College of Education for Women, Shardanagar, Baramati. M.A. (Eng), M. Ed., SET (Education, English)
  2. 2. WHY TO STUDY ??  For Self :– Marks/ Good Job, Career, Social/ Family Status  For our Parents: - To Satisfy them  For our Teachers: - To make them proud  For Society:- To become Efficient and Responsible Citizen
  3. 3. THE ENEMIES OF STUDY - INTERNAL  Laziness  Lack of Concentration  Lack of Planning  Stubbornness Weak Memory  Health- Physical & Mental  Fear of Exam./Subjects Too much Expectations  Fear to Ask Doubts Unwanted Thoughts
  4. 4. THE ENEMIES OF STUDY - INTERNAL • Free from Anxiety • Lack of Study Skills • No Control on Emotional • Lack of Will Power • Whimsicalness • Stress & Tensions • Carelessness • Incomplete Sleep • Lack of Physical Exercise • Comparison
  5. 5. ENEMIES OF STUDY - EXTERNAL Place of Study Noise Mobile Internet Uninvited/ Accidantal Related Improper Light Ventilation Lack of Study Material TV Friends
  6. 6. IMPORTANCE OF AIM IN OUR LIFE  “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” - Rabindranath Tagore  A goal is a dream with a deadline. -Napoleon Hill  Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. John Dewey  Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future. – Walt Disney
  7. 7. DEFINING THE AIM Short Term Objective Medium Term Objective Long Term Objective S – Specific M – Measurable A – Achievable R – Realistic T – Time Bound Y – Your Own
  8. 8. KNOW THYSELF  “The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.” ― Adam Smith, The Money Game SWOT Analysis Strengths Weakness Opportunities Threats
  9. 9. SELFANALYSIS We can find out the factors responsible for success or failure by self analyiss. We should analyze regularly our Study, Practice Exams and the marks obtained in it Self Analysis help us to understand our Progress
  10. 10. IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING “Failing to plan is planning to fail !”  How to Plan – 1. After defining the Goal, estimate the necessary things to do first. 2. Find out the total time available for you. 3. Fix the target of Marks to be obtained. 4. Select the subject according to your easiness/ difficultness. 5. List out the deficiency in yourself 6. List of the supposed problems 7. Remedies to overcome them – Help for others & Tools 8. Difficulties in getting Help.
  11. 11. TIMEMANAGEMENT Factors Destroying Time Factors Creating Time  Postponing  Day-dreaming  Addiction  Chatting and Games  Inability to say ‘No’  Anxiety/ Worry  Sunday/ Holiday  Early to rise  Off Period Time between 2 periods  Recess  Late Comer Teachers Waiting Time (for Bus/friend)  Journey Time
  12. 12. TIME KILLERS Tele-vision Internet Mobile
  13. 13. STUDY STEPS 1. Reading of Syllabus & Previous Question Papers 2. Survey of the Subject – Scope and Limitation 3. Pre-reading: To understand the subject 4. Learning in College and Class 5. Second Reading: - Careful Reading, Underlining, Notes Preparation 6. Meditation and Learning by Heart 7. Group Discussion 8. Practice of Answering the Questions 9. Revision 10. Practice of Solving Questions Papers
  14. 14. STUDY SKILLS Listening Skill Reading Skill Memory Skill Writing Skill Observation Skill Group Discussion Skill
  15. 15. MEMORY SKILLS Types of Memory Steps of Memory Short Term Memory Long Term Memory 1. Reception 2. Storage 3. Recall/ Retrival
  16. 16. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY ! Keep Continuity Make Parts Recitation with Understanding Meditation Use of Charts Use of Voice Recorder/Mobile Discuss Use of Pocket Diary Use of Acronyms Pictorial Study Use of Story Musical Study Use of Flash-Cards Preparing your own Notes
  17. 17. TIPS FOR EXCELLENT MEMORY !  Instead studying at late night, get early in the morning as early as possible.  Do some exercise in the morning – Morning Walk, Yoga, Pranayam etc.  Regular, Deep and Continuous Sleep is very essential.  Have a fresh and nutritious diet.  Try to be aloof from stress and tensions.  Discover your Stress relief factor/ element.  Try to be detached from any kind of Addiction.  Controlled use of TV, Internet, Mobile, Games etc.