Presentation on theme: "Material developed by Dr. Jeff Karpicke, Katie Dufault, & Dr. Antwione Haywood ACADEMIC SUCCESS BOILER GOLD RUSH SESSION ON August 21, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Material developed by Dr. Jeff Karpicke, Katie Dufault, & Dr. Antwione Haywood ACADEMIC SUCCESS BOILER GOLD RUSH SESSION ON August 21, 2014
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU STUDY?
Karpicke, Butler, & Roediger (2009) Memory "What do you do when you study?" SURVEY SAYS…
DOES REREADING WORK? Callender & McDaniel (2009) Contemporary Ed Psych Psych Chapter Short Answer Qs Organization Text Multiple Choice Greenhouse Gas Summary Test Biology Delayed MC
How well do you know the letters on a keyboard?
Omitted/Forgotten Letters Correct Placement Familiarity Doesn’t Equal Comprehension Rereading Does Not Equal Mastering the Material
OPTIMAL LEARNING Physical Healthy Diet Environment Emotional Stress Management Outlook Cognitive C-R-E-A-M Strategies Study Skills Utilize Resources & Time Management
PHYSICAL NUTRITIONENVIRONMENT Hydration Diet Sleep Suitable Medium Enjoy Learning
EMOTIONAL Spot the Signs Lie Awake WorriedBinge-Drink/Eat/SmokeGet Dry MouthGrind Your TeethMoody Know Your Triggers Bad GradesPressure from FamilyUnrealistic GoalsCompare to Others Unhelpful Levels of Stress Too Much at Once (study only around exams) Too Long (always in state of emergency) Impaired Physical HealthImpaired Mental HealthSocial Impact
EMOTIONAL Relaxation Proper Sleep Take breaks Use Stop exercises (15 minute stress less time) State of Mind Use Empowering Language I can rather than I can’t Question your Way of Thinking How else can I look at this problem? Manage Time Be Organized Set Priorities Take Care of You ExerciseHealthy Diet Treat Yourself Celebrate Success
COGNITIVE Study Skills Free Recall aka Mind Dump 1 Minute Paper & Self-Testing Anticipating Questions Teaching the Material
COGNITIVE Utilize Your TIME & Resources Time Management Prioritize important tasks Time on task Preview information before class Effective study habits
12 34 Urgent Not Urgent Important Not Important URGENCY IMPORTANCE TIME MANAGEMENT MATRIX Fire Fighting Crisis Deadlines Problems Growth Planning Prevention Relationship Building Interruptions Some s Some calls Time Wasters Trivial things Watching TV “Escape” Activities
LONG TERM TIME MANAGEMENT Short term time management leads to long term success. CourseworkCreditsGraduation
COGNITIVE Utilize Your Time & RESOURCES Professor & TA office hours Academic Advisor Special Program Resources Mentors and RAs Campus Resources Boiler Guide App
CONCLUSION Physical Healthy Diet Environment Emotional Stress Management Outlook Cognitive C-R-E-A-M Strategies Study Skills Utilize Resources & Time Management OPTIMAL LEARNING
CLOSING ACTIVITY R What was the in the C-R-E-A-M approach to studying? R ECALL: What are the 3 most important ideas from this session? S UMMARIZE: Put the main ideas in to a sentence or two. Q UESTION: What do you still need answered? How might this session be covered on a test? C ONNECT: How does this session relate to you, your life, and your courses? C OMMENT: What are your thoughts about this session? REFLECTION
Show us what you know!
QUESTION #1 Which statement is generally TRUE? A.Your physical health is not related to your academic performance. B.You should celebrate small successes and reward yourself during study breaks. C.Setting priorities can increase your stress and reduce productivity. D.Rereading notes and textbooks notably increases recall and comprehension
QUESTION #2 Which are examples of effective study techniques? A)Free recalling on a blank sheet of paper. B)Anticipating questions that will be on the test. C)Teaching someone else what you did in class today. D)All of the above