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Description - 101 Ways to Make Studying Easier and Faster for College Students by Susan M. Roubidoux

Although the average college student spends only between 15 and 18 hours in class in any given week, increasing the amount of free time, there is a correlating increase in the workload. Many college students never learned effective study habits in high school and believe they will be able to make it through college just as easily. However, college and university professors and administrators claim that studying is directly connected to a student s ultimate success or failure. By reading this book you can improve the effectiveness of your studying. After all, effectiveness is not measured by the length of time spent studying or blankly staring at a textbook but by the level of comprehension. In this book, you will learn how to make a study schedule, how to design an effective study environment, how to read for comprehension, how to get organised, how to find your learning style, how to take notes during lectures, how to listen better in class, how to use reference sources, how to boost your concentration, how to stay motivated, how to review and edit your notes, and how to increase reading comprehension. You will learn effective note taking strategies, where to study, when to study, time management skills, strategies for reading novels and text books, memorisation techniques, and organisational skills. Additionally, you will find out how to stay awake while studying, how to change your current habits, and how to make studying more enjoyable. We will provide you with various studying methods, including flashcards, quizzes, summarising, outlining, answering study guide questions, and the proven SQ3R method, as well as exercises to help improve your skills. Furthermore, the book is full of tips from students just like you, as well as professors. No two people learn the same way, and no one study method will work for everyone. While this book introduces you to different study methods, the aim is to improve your learning, your understanding, and, ultimately, your grades.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781601382498
ISBN-10: 1601382499
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 18mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Susan M. Roubidoux

Susan Roubidoux is a former high school language arts teacher and has also developed study skills workshops for both the high school and collegiate levels. She has a Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education in English and Communication from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She is currently a freelance writer in Winneconne, Wisconsin where she lives with her husband and three sons."