study skills are the foundation of success in education, as well as life.
Below, you will find a variety of suggestions on using different learning styles
to master the various study skills. Most study hints are geared for rote learning.
If that has not worked for you, try some of our innovative suggestions that
are practical, reliable, and different!
is the key element in good study skills. Here you can learn how to earn better
grades in half the time! You will find tips on taking good reading and lecture
notes, and paraphrasing your notes. Good notes will save you painful re-reading
of school assignments, and prepared you specifically for the test material or
essays your teacher will require. Next in importance is rapid and efficient
reading. Look here for tips to improve your
overall reading, reading comprehension and study reading. Despite what slow
readers believe, research shows that more rapid readers comprehend better and
remember more than slow readers. As you turn to your writing
skills, you will discover that writing is the other half of reading. Here are
tips on starting a paper, editing a paper and outlining and organizing your
notes. These skills can all work together to improve your grades. Research
uses your reading and note taking skills to write ever more impressive essays
stories. Here are the things you need to know to earn “A”s and sound
like you have mastered your subject. Build your test
taking skills build on note taking and reading skills to earn your highest
possible grades. You can use the essay writing tips to improve your essay tests
also. Listening skills use your note taking.
Finally, check out the section on learning styles for tips on how to memorize
in the most effective and efficient way for you.