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ERIC Number: ED350592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Pages: 137
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Development of a Study Skills Packet To Improve Grades in Ninth and Tenth Grade Students.
Fountain, Ruth Lee
A practicum developed a program of study skills to improve grades of ninth and tenth grade students in English and mathematics courses. The project contained three basic components: teacher inservices on study skills techniques in time management, reading textbooks, taking class notes, and preparing for and taking tests; student lessons for development of those skills; and quality circle meetings interacting with and responding to the program. Results showed that students' grade averages in English increased in every course except one; that students' grade averages in mathematics increased in three of five courses; that teachers' positive feelings regarding their ability to assist students toward better grades increased significantly; and that teachers evaluated the managerial style and leadership of the researcher positively. (Five tables of data are included. Seventeen references and eight appendixes--containing teacher attitude survey, leadership survey, calendar and memorandums, and lesson packages on importance of grades, time management, SQ3R, Cornell notetaking, and test taking strategies--are attached.) (SR)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Practicum Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Florida; SQ3R Study Formula
Note: Educational Specialist Practicum, Nova University.