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How to Get the Most Out of Studying by Dr.

Stephen Chew
Video 1 "Beliefs That Make You Fail... Or Succeed" 1. What is the bottom line? 2. List 4 “beliefs that make you stupid” 3. What does research tell us about multi-tasking? 4. Who is grossly overconfident in how much they understand the material? 5. What is metacognition?

6. What was found by Dr. Chew in his research in the relationship between estimated and actual grades?

7. Who has poor metacognition? 8. What did the weaker students say after their exams? 9. What is the hallmark of a poor study strategy?

Video 2 "What Students Should Know About How People Learn" 1. What is meant by a deep level of processing? How can you do a deeper level of processing in your studies?

2. Did intent to learn effect the results of participants? 3. What is the most important factor in successful learning? 4. What are “things that DO NOT help in learning?”

5. List “things that DO help in learning.”

What automaticity might you have to overcome? 3. What is a poor substitute? 5.Video 3 "Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning" 1. What should you do with your notes? . Define overlearning. What are the 3 functions of note taking? 3. List and describe 3 Strategies for Achieving Deep Processing 2. What does it prevent and make easy? 4. List and describe the Principles for Achieving Deep Processing. 2. Define automaticity. List the 6 principles to optimize learning: Video 4 “Putting Principles for Learning into Practice” 1. If you miss info during lecture what should you do? 4.

What kind of qualities does the student have who you “don’t want to be?” (6 Qualities) .6. What are the Don’ts/ Negative Steps? 2. What are the Do’s/ Positive Steps? 3. Video 5: “I Blew the Exam. List the 4 Rules for Effective Group Study. What’s a way that you’ve given away points? 5. What are 6 Helpful Strategies to Raise Your Grade? 4. Now What?” 1. Highlighting in a textbook:  What should you not highlight?  What should you highlight?  What does good highlighting require? 10. What is one of the easiest ways to fool yourselves into believing you’ve learned when you actually haven’t? 11.