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Study skills Ch. 5/6
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When you manage yourself, what do you make decisions about?
By being more aware of your ____ and ____, you can improve your ability to manage yourself.
decisions and actions
What are the 4 guidelines for taking risks?
1. Never risk more than you can afford to give
2. Never risk more than you have
3. Never risk more than you can get in return
4. Follow your intuition
Explain why we must all take risks.
Each decision we make has risks associated with it, so we can't avoid taking risks
Why is a decision a commitment?
All decisions commit you in some way.
Explain the difference between a committed decision and what we often think of as a decision.
We often make decisions and do not follow, a committed decision requires you to follow through
Define what a goal is:
a direction you want to follow or an end result you want to attain
What is the difference between a long-range goal and a short-range objective?
A goal is a direction you want to follow or an end result you want to attain. Long-range goals can't be attained immediately. A short-range goal is a specific action you take to help you accomplish a goal within a specific time frame.
Why is a plan so important for a long-range goal?
Provides the direction for your decisions until they are achieved. You may ask how, what, where questions in your plan.
What four major areas of the academic environment do you need to manage?
1. Your expectations and effort
2. Your study space
3. Your study materials
4. Your time
Which area causes the greatest difficulty?
What can you do to improve in that area?
Set aside prime study time and split it into several shorter sessions
Your first priority is _____.
Your second priority is to _____.
What is the purpose of the time line?
To help you divide your work over the weeks of a quarter or semester, so you never have too much to do in any one week. The lime line should include assignments from all of your courses.
What is the purpose of the daily calendar/checklist?
To direct your efforts each day to ensure you have time for study, social activities, etc.
What are the parts of The Academic Process to be used for any long-term assignment?
1. selecting a narrow topic
2. gathering information
3. organizing information
4. developing outline
5. preparing final draft or presentation
6. editing or correcting
7. preparing the final report
What is the 3-step process for developing a daily calendar?
1. Place class schedule for day on calendar
2. Record any appointments or commitment you have that day
3. Enter study requirements for the day
No other academic asset is as important as a _____ _____ _____.
carefully managed day
Three w's in goal setting:
will, when, what
What is the essential ingredient required for success in our society?
desk in room, alone, organized
three tools you use for studying:
flashcards, study guides, quizlet
cardinal rule for time use:
study every subject a little bit each day
Know what is the key to successful study management:
managing your time
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