ERIC Number: ED254143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
A Learning and Study Skills Manual on Strategies for Academic Survival in College.
Materials to help disadvantaged students at Bowie State College gain learning and study skills are presented. Guidelines, questionnaires and self-assessment forms, and learning activities on the following subjects are provided: time management, study methods, note-taking and test-taking strategies, and decision-making. Included is the Effective Study Test, which will be used as a pre-test and post-test assessment measure. To help students in time management, charts for scheduling activities are included, with instructions for checking and readjusting available time, along with a checklist for determining what is interfering with study time. Study techniques, including identifying questions, active reading, reciting, and reviewing, are covered. Tips for taking effective notes and three alternative forms (paragraph, sentence, or outline) are considered, along with the Cornell System of Note-Taking. Also covered are approaches to improve listening, outlining, and memorization, including the repeat method of memorization. Examples of test items are included, with instructions on objective and essay tests. The Goal Assessment Survey to evaluate decision-making skills is also provided, along with forms to help students organize educational and career plans. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bowie State Coll., MD.