Join Paul Nowak for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing your notes and re-reading, part of Study Skills Fundamentals.
- Once you have your study plan set…it's time to start reviewing your notes…and reading any chapters that might be covered…on the test.…This lesson will assume that you're preparing…for an exam that covers multiple chapters.…This could be something like a midterm…or final exam.…So we're assuming you've already read the chapters…that will be covered on this test,…but you need to review your notes,…and possibly,…maybe even re-read parts or entire chapters.…Start by doing a broad overview of your notes.…This is where having a mind map…of each chapter would be very helpful,…because mind maps give you a bird's eye view…of the information.…
If your notes are very detailed,…just read the main points…to cover the major concepts.…Your goal at this point is to determine…your strong and weak points.…What do you know well?…What requires extra study?…Take note of these things,…so you can prioritize your study.…One way to do this…is to divide a sheet of paper into three columns.…One column would be labeled Strong,…here you'll list chapters and or concepts…
- Learning to read faster and more thoroughly
- Improving your note-taking skills
- Enhancing your memory
- Memorizing new words and formulas
- Scoring better on tests
- Creating study plans
Skill Level Beginner
1. Ramp Up Your Reading
2. Improve Your Note-Taking Skills
3. Techniques for Enhancing Your Memory
4. Score Better on Tests
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