ERIC Number: ED185891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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More Learning in Less Time: A Guide to Effective Study for University Students.
Kahn, Norma B.
A revision of "Effective and Efficient Study," a guide to effective study for university students, is presented. Topics include: self-evaluation using a checklist of factors involved in college reading and study problems; self-evaluation regarding test anxiety; organizing work and budgeting time; remembering effectively; improving listening and note taking from listening; saving time in taking notes from reading by delayed note taking; reading rapidly for key ideas only; reading expository material for study purposes; mastering textbook material; reading fiction or poetry for full effect and meaning; speed reading; adapting to reading and note taking in an unfamiliar genre or discipline; taking notes from textbooks or articles in the biological or physical sciences, history books or articles, material in folklore, psychology, and sociology, poetry in a first course in literature, and legal cases in a first course in law; questioning to encourage critical and creative reading of any expository (factual or theoretical) material; minding metaphors; preparing a research report; developing a habit of strengthening vocabulary; preparing for examinations; taking examinations; and improving concentration, motivation, and will power. A bibliography is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Check Lists, College Students, Higher Education, Listening Skills, Memorization, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Improvement, Research Reports, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Research, Study Skills, Test Wiseness, Vocabulary Development
Hayden Book Company, Inc., Rochelle Park, NJ ($3.50, paper)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Books
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