ERIC Number: ED296767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
A New Improved Set of 15 One-Page Study Tips Gives Modern How-To-Study Information to Community College Students.
Hodges, Daniel L.
Designed for incoming Lane Community College (LCC) students who may not know how to study effectively, this set of 15 short tips draws from the literature on cognitive psychology to offer guidance in the development of study skills. First, background information on the development of the guide is presented, along with responses to objections to its use, hints for writing similar aides, and an explanation of unusual study tips. Next, the 15 study sheets are presented. They are entitled: (1) Some Basic Study Methods; (2) Some Basic Ways to Memorize; (3) Memory Tricks--Similarities, the Link, and the Keyword Method; (4) Thinking--The Only Shortcut to Learning; (5) What to Do When You Don't Understand What You Are Reading; (6) How to Teach Yourself Physical Skills--The "Mist-Stars" Method; (7) How to Take Good Class Notes; (8) How to Create a Positive Attitude and Stop Procrastinating; (9) The Care and Feeding of a College Student; (10) Personal Failure, Worry and Self-Acceptance; (11) How to Take Objective Tests and Get the Highest Score Possible; (12) How to Plan Your Time So That You Can Get Your Homework Done; (13) What Most Instructors Expect Their Students to Do; (14) How Students Succeed in College--Despite Having Reading Skills That Are Below Average; and (15) What Is Intelligence? How Can You Raise Your Own Intelligence? (EJV)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lane Community Coll., Eugene, OR.
Note: This document supersedes ED 219 120.