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GEN ST 199 Lauren Macalalad 1 October 2014 Dr Chew Video Outcomes What are the main points of Dr Chew s five videos Identify one current study strategy of yours that may not be working explain why and how can you alter it to be successful Identify one current study strategy of yours that may be working explain why What can you do to develop a more accurate metacognition How will practicing more efficient study habits be advantageous for future experiences Video 1Helping make the transition Use principles to increase effectiveness of studying Effective strategies will let you get the most out of their study time Miss beliefs 0 learning is fast plan for assignments to take longer read in advance so you can review 0 Knowledge is composed of isolated facts comprehensive tests isolation won t help 0 Inborn talent Commit the time and hard work necessary to succeed 0 I m good at multitasking performance while focusing is much better than focus while multitasking Eliminate distractions Metacognition a student s awareness of their level of understanding of a topic Many students are overconfident Weakest students are often overconfident Metacognition needs to be more accurate than it was in high school Video 2Most important factor in successful learning What you think about while studying depth of processing Meaningful connections Deep processing makes you learn the material shallow will not help you learn Shallow processing focuses on meaningless aspects of information Memorizing definitions of mindlessly rereading notes Deep processing focuses on subjective meaning Relating new information to prior knowledge or making information personally meaningful Orienting tasks causes you to think in deep or shallow ways regardless of your intention Don t help 0 Motivation to learn Amount of time studied with shallow processing Memorization of isolated facts Learning styles 0 O O O Multitasking Do Help 0 Minimizing distractions maximizing focus 0 Developing accurate metacognition 0 Deep appropriate processing of critical concepts 0 Practicing retrieval and application Video 3 Elaboration How does this concept relate to other concepts make connections Distinctiveness How is this concept different from other concepts focus on the differences Personal How can I relate this concept to my personal experience Appropriate to retrieval and application How am I expected to use or apply this concept Review Isolated facts are only important if your teacher is testing on them Figure what helps you study best Automaticity A process so highly practiced that it occurs without cognitive effort Develop your study skills so they become automatic Ongoing improvement over a long period of time Once they become automatic they ll help you a lot Overlearning Continuing to study beyond just knowing information to where it can be recalled quickly and easily Video 4 Good study strategies are key to learning Question generation over material you just learned Compare and contrast and generate examples Create a concept map Practice retrieving info without looking at it Explain it or write it down Use the info in the way your teacher is going to test you Taking notes 0 Provides summary Creates memory cues Orienting task that engages you in the class Key concepts distinctions and examples Don t be shallow O Actively organize and review them 0 O O O Highlighting read the text and see how important it is and its relations and connections to the text Multiple reading and taking time Group studying put yourself in a good group If they have bad study habits it won t help 0 Have a goal and agenda 0 Set criteria for participation 0 Keep ultimate goal of learning in mind Video 5 Blowing an exam Don t panic or go into denial Identify what went wrong with your preparation Review your exam and talk with your professor Look at your errors and check with your notes and reading 0 Examine study strategies 0 Develop a better plan for next time 0 00000 Commit time Minimize distractions Attend class Set realistic goals Don t slide Don t give away points