Study Briefs

Study Tactics

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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Study Tactics are systematic strategies that students can use to improve their ability to study and learn. This edition of Study Briefs examines how people learn, including levels of thinking, brain functions, multiple intelligence, learning styles and learning strategies. This title focuses on pinpointing skills students need in order to succeed as active, engaged learners who are able to recognize and recall information efficiently and effectivelly. Informative sections on preparing to study, setting goals, celebrating achievements, and the role of good health offer advice on how to organize and achieve proper balance. Useful study systems and techniques for memorizing facts, reading with purpose, identifying key points/cues, chunking information, taking better-quality notes, test taking and getting the most from online courses are explained. It includes quick review tactics such as surveying, skimming, scanning, and tips for cramming. Useful tools such as concept maps, flashcards, mnemonics, acronyms/abbreviations and signposts for listening are also provided.

Topics Covered:

  • What are Study Tactics?
  • Learning Strategies
  • Preparing to Study
  • Role of Good Health
  • Note-Taking Abbreviations
  • Concept Mapping
  • Signposts and Signals
  • Note-Taking Systems
  • Reading Tactics
  • Memory Systems
  • Study Systems
  • Self-Studying/Cramming Sessions
  • Test-Taking Tactics
  • Useful Websites for Students

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