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Sudheeer's study skills ppt

  1. 1. N.Sudheer KumarM.A., M.Phil. STUDENT ORIENTATION PROGRAM Study Skills
  2. 2. Improving Your Study Skills Time management Find a good study environment Reading textbooks Take notes accurately and effectively Revision
  3. 3. Time Management Learn to say ‘NO’  Make a timetable  Plan most demanding activities for the times when you work best  Fit short tasks into spare moments in the day  Be realistic - don’t try to achieve the impossible  Prioritise important and urgent tasks
  4. 4. Avoid Time Wasters:  Television  Phone  Visitors  Ineffective planning  Lack of self- discipline  Procrastination!
  5. 5. Procrastination Why do we procrastinate? Perfectionism Fear of failure Fear of success Task difficulty
  6. 6. Tips on overcoming Procrastination  Break large tasks into small manageable parts.  Work on difficult or unpleasant tasks first.  Reward yourself when you complete a task.  Try to study at the same times each day
  7. 7. Study Environment  Keep regular study hours  Be comfortable, but not too comfortable  Use a clean, clear work space  Assemble all required materials  Limit distractions – QUIET
  8. 8. Reading Textbook  S = Survey Look for structure & organization of chpt.  Q = Question Turn each heading into question  3 R’s = Read, Recite, & Review Read to answer above question Recite the answer to question Review – immediate & delayed SQ3R TechniQue
  9. 9. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget”  Organized notes help you better understand the important concepts and ideas of the subject matter.  Taking notes help you concentrate instead of day dreaming.  Physically recording the information can help in incorporating it into memory. Taking Notes- Advantages
  10. 10. THE CORNELL NOTE TAKING SYSTEM Recall Column --2 Inches-- Reduce ideas after class into a few words. Record Column --6 Inches-- Record the lectures as fully as possible. Reduce Column Reduce the main points of this page of your lecture notes. --21/2 Inches--
  11. 11. Record •Record in Class •During the lecture, write as many facts as you can. •Use shorthand to get the full idea. •Leave spaces between ideas so you can fill in more later
  12. 12. Recall Recalling what you wrote in your notes, write questions in the Recall column of your notes to quiz yourself on the material.  Write your questions as close as possible to the beginning of the section in your notes you are quizzing yourself on.  Write a question for each new idea presented in your notes. The questions you write in the Recall column will become your best method for checking what you have learned
  13. 13. Reduce Reduce after class As soon after class as possible, summarize these ideas and facts in as few words as possible in the Reduce Column. This helps show relationships between points and strengthens memory. It also prepares you for exams gradually and well ahead of time.
  14. 14. Revision Learning is all about remembering (Aristotle)