Presentation on theme: "Presented by: The ACCESS CENTER Upon completion of this workshop you will be able to: Identify your Study Habits Explore time management Understand study."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: The ACCESS CENTER Upon completion of this workshop you will be able to: Identify your Study Habits Explore time management Understand study aids
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Create the habit of studying at a specific : *Time *Location Take the study skills checklist: www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/checklis.html
Sample items… When I finish reading a chapter in a textbook, I can not remember what I read. My class notes are difficult to understand. I usually spend hours cramming the night before an exam. I daydream or doodle or text message in class. My mind goes blank when I start a test. I start my research paper the night before it is due.
“It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.” Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Try different approaches to learning problems! Take responsibility for your Education!! Don’t give up!
Prepare Preview Plan A Proof Ask questions?? Avoid : Over scheduling Cramming Anxiety Study Aids Schedule Skim Success P S S
“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." - Franklin D Roosevelt Have a positive attitude !! You can achieve if you: Remember to set realistic short term goals: Keep your focus (realize your priorities) Be open for new information! Take responsibility and a few risks! RELAX ~ Enjoy the opportunity to learn!
Additional information on Study skills www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/checklis.html www.studygs.net/studyskillsbiblio.html www.testtakingtips.com www.eop.mu.edu/study/ http://students.hw.com/Default.aspx?alias=students.hw.com /usstudyskills http://www.cla.purdue.edu/asc/studentsupport/handouts/ www.clemson.edu/collegeskills/sec1pg1.htm http://www.housing.sc.edu/rli/asresources.asp http://studentsuccess.tennessee.edu Check out Smarthinking on your cougarnet academic tab!!