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by: Sally Jast


Sally Jast
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This 10 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sally Jast on Wednesday September 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BIOL 113 at Western Kentucky University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 12 views. For similar materials see /class/216723/biol-113-western-kentucky-university in Biology at Western Kentucky University.




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Date Created: 09/30/15
Study Strategies H DeHart While teachers have a responsibility to teach students have a responsibility to learn Students have to take charge of their own learning Take charge of your learning by using the three strategies below 7 SQ5R Notetaking and Concept Mapping The SQSR Study Method SQ5R is a modi cation of the SQ3R study method developed by Francis Robinson at Ohio State University for use by college students S 5R S Survey Q Question 5R s Read Record Recite Re ect Review Surve o Read the title 0 Read the introduction of the chapter 0 Read key vocabulary words 0 Read visual aids ex Maps charts diagrams illustrations graphs cartoons tables etc Read major and minor headings o Read the summary 0 Read the rst and last sentence of the rst paragraph under major and minor headings Question Convert major and minor headings into questions such as 0 Who 0 What 0 When 0 Where 0 Why 0 How 0 How much 0 How many If the text does not answer all the questions you ask then ask the instructor for the answer Do the following steps 15 R s for EACH major and minor headinga one section at a time Record 0 Write down what you read 0 Find important information and paraphrase it put the information in your own words Recite 0 Say it out loud without looking at what you record Re ect Ask yourself the following questions 0 How important are these facts I read 0 Where have I read or experienced these ideals before 0 Based on what I have read and experienced how can I apply or use this information in another setting Review 0 Reread what you wrote down and remember the information This section will show you how to set up your pages for notetaking from lectures and from your reading of the text It will also illustrate how to identify important concepts in the material N 0 tetaking Page 1 Recall Record 62 12 9 6 6 9 Chapter 7 Keyword Main Heading Subheading Keyword Summary Page 2 Last Page Subheading Keyword Subheading Keyword Summary Summary Comparing Lecture Notes with Notes from the Text 6212 6 3 9 e 3 9 Cue Notes Notes words from from phrases textbook lecture and listings Summary of Summary of notes from text notes from lecture V Compare and reconcile any differences by asking questions Ask yourself questions rst and then ask your instructor Concept Mapping Concept mapping helps to organize ideas t ideas together and provide a visual representation of thought processes 3 terms to know for concept mapping 1 Event 2 Object 3 Concept Event Anything that happens can be made to happen or is within the realm of possibilities to happen Events can be made to occur by humans or they can be natural events Events are units of experience they have a beginning middle and end Object Anything that exists and can be observed An object can be naturally occurring or made to occur by humans Concept A sign or symbol that points to a regularity in events or objects For example means add Ex means the sum of x H20 means water Hierarchical concept maps feature the most inclusive topic on the top and become less inclusive as you go down The simplest concept map features two words linked by a word or phrase For example Biology The study of living organisms You can create maps using shapes to illustrate what words inside mean S quare Triangle Example of a concept map from Section 1 Biochemistry form Compounds 2 Elements The smallest unit or more atoms of a substance include Important elements in biology Such as phosphorus nitrogen I I I I I form water I I I I I oxygen hydrogen Summa of Concept Mapping Concept maps relate terms in a more efficient manner Concept maps can be used for comparisoncontrast You can relate different areas of a concept map by using cross links dashed lines Concept maps are a good way to identify faulty ideas and linkages and correct them If you do ALL of this then you WILL LEARN the material Pardon the double negative but you can t NOT learn it


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