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Study Tips. Selecting a Study Environment. Tips for Reading More Effectively. The SQ3R Study ... Answer questions toward the starting or end of parts or study guides ...
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Restraining Your Textbook Academic Advising and Learning Resource Center

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Workshop Objectives To enhance aptitudes in distinguishing key data from reading material To enhance capacity to hold data

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Agenda Study Tips Selecting a Study Environment Tips for Reading More Effectively The SQ3R Study Technique Mnemonics Integrating Class Notes with Text Material

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Study Tips Don\'t spend over a hour on end on one subject Keep alarm by taking rest breaks Study comparable subjects at isolated times Avoid concentrating on amid your tired times Study at the most beneficial time for your course Memorize effectively, not inactively Use SQ3R Reading Method Clue your address notes

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Controlling Your Study Environment Pick a "Study Spot" Before starting, scribble down the time you hope to complete When your psyche meanders, stand up and move in the opposite direction of your books Set aside a specific time every day to examine Don\'t begin unfinished business before considering Set little, short-extend objectives for yourself Keep an update cushion – and stay loose

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Tips for Reading More Effectively Forget "perusing myths" I need to peruse each word Reading once is sufficient You ought to never skirt a section If you read quickly, your cognizance will drop Skim for the Main Ideas Read title – does it give you signs? Take a gander at headings and other "uncommon things"

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When Reading Difficult Material… Choose a moderate measure of material or a part to begin with Get a grip of how the material is sorted out: Scan the area titles, headings, sub-headings, and subject sentences to get its general thought; pay consideration on diagrams, graphs, and charts If there is a synopsis toward the end of a section , read it. Check the starting and the end for driving inquiries and activities Read first for what you do comprehend, and to decide trouble. Mark what you don\'t comprehend to audit later As you read, rehearse the "look-away method:" Periodically turn away from the content and make a jolt inquiry identifying with the content. utilize this activity to retain - but instead comprehend

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When Reading Difficult Material… Look up words whose implications are vital to your comprehension of the material, yet you can\'t perceive from the connection. Perused to the end Do not get debilitated and quit perusing Ideas can get to be clearer the more you read. When you get done with perusing, audit to see what you have realized, and rehash those thoughts that are not clear. Compose your notes by associating thoughts Pay consideration regarding connections between thoughts. Try not to bind yourself to words! Use representations, design, pictures, hues, even development to envision and interface ideas.  Use whatever methods work to help you comprehend

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If despite everything you\'re battling… At this point, on the off chance that you don\'t comprehend your perusing, don\'t panic!  Set it aside, and read it again the following day If essential, repeat.  This permits your cerebrum to prepare the material, even while you sleep.  This is alluded to as disseminated perusing. Re-read the segment you have picked with the framework  ( layout or idea map ) you have built in mind Separate out what you do comprehend from what you don\'t. On the off chance that the perusing is still a test: counsel with either your educator, scholastic advocates, or perusing specialists. 

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The SQ3R Reading Method Survey Question Read Recall Review

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SURVEY Skim title, headings, and subheadings Captions under pictures, diagrams, charts or maps Review inquiries or educator made study guides Introductory and closing passages Summary

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QUESTION Turn the title, headings, and/or subheadings into inquiries Read questions toward the end of the sections or after every subheading; Ask yourself, "What did my teacher say in regards to this part or subject when it was assigned?" Ask yourself, "What do I definitely think about this subject?"

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READ Look for answers to the inquiries you initially brought up Answer issues toward the starting or end of sections or study guides Reread inscriptions under pictures, diagrams, and so forth. Take note of all the underlined , stressed , striking printed words or expressions Study realistic guides Reduce your velocity for troublesome entries Stop and rehash parts which are not clear Read just a segment at once and present after every segment

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RECITE, RECITE, RECITE Orally get some information about what you have quite recently perused and/or outline, in your own particular words, what you read Take notes from the content however compose the data in your own words Underline/highlight vital focuses you\'ve recently perused Use the strategy for recitation which best suits your specific learning style yet recall, the more detects you utilize the more probable you are to recollect what you read TRIPLE STRENGTH LEARNING: Seeing, saying, listening to QUADRUPLE STRENGTH LEARNING: Seeing , saying , hearing, written work!!!

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REVIEW After you have perused and discussed the whole section, compose questions for those focuses you have highlighted/underlined in the edges. Page through the content and/or your note pad to re-familiarize yourself with the vital focuses. Orally present or compose the answers from memory. Make "flash cards" for those inquiries which give you trouble. Create mental helpers for material which should be remembered. Interchange between your glimmer cards and notes and test yourself (orally or in composing) on the inquiries you defined.

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Guidelines for Underlining Read a segment before underlining it Do not underline an excessive amount of Underline data that will help in making notes Make real subtle elements STAND OUT Use subheadings as an aide

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Mnemonics ACRONYMS Nonsense Sentences Pegs Rhymes Loci procedure

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Integrating Class & Text Material Make "Expert Notes" Use data from class notes, gifts, course book Identify key themes and consolidate data utilizing significant focuses Make cheat sheets, they are a consistent type of close by, instant study guides Make "Mind Maps" or networks

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Conclusion Topics Covered Study Environment Reading Tips SQ3R Technique Mnemonics Integrating class and content material

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