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Tagaban Jillian Navarro EDR 210 Study Skills There has been an immense expectation for young learners to develop a variety of skills in order to become independent learners, capable of directing their own study and able to critically evaluate information from many sources. The learners skills in critical thinking must be developed as well as their skills in personal organization; information retrieval and interpretation have to be nurtured. Therefore, the development of effective Study Skills has become an increasingly important feature of the education landscape as the trend towards self-directed, independent learning has gathered pace. Within this context, where young learners have a world of information at their fingertips, the teachers role is increasingly seen as that of a guide on the side rather than a sage on the stage.

I. Definition of Study Skills Study Skills Study Skills are strategies and methods of purposeful learning, usually centered around reading and writing. Effective study skills are considered essential for students to acquire good grades in school, and are useful in general to improve learning throughout one's life, in support of career and other interests. Benefits To help one think more effectively and grow exponentially as a result of the improved efficiencyof-thought and levels of productivity.

Key Elements in Study Skills and Information Literacy Personal Organization Research Plagiarism Note Taking Information Literacy Knowing Your Own Learning Styles Time Management Referencing Lectures and Lessons Memory Skills Reading Skills

Reading Skills Surveying/Intensive Reading Intensive reading is a mode of reading in which readers focus on a fairly comprehensive understanding of a given text. Skimming Skimming is a mode of fast reading which is used to get a rapid general impression of what a text is about. Scanning Scanning is a mode of fast reading which you use if you start with a predefined set of keywords and want to find out if a given text provides information on them. Sub-skills Reading Efficiently a. Note taking b. Outlining c. Memory Skills d. Graphic Organizing e. Reading for Detail Reading Actively: Developing Learning a. Reading with Understanding b. Reading with Questions c. Looking for Patterns of Organization 1. Cause and effect 2. Contrast and comparison 3. Listing 4. Problem and solution Reading Textbooks Strategies 1.*SQ3R Survey! Question! Read! Recite! Review! 2.*PQ3R Preview, Question, Read, Recite, Review 3.KWL Reading Method What we Know, What we Want to know, and What we Learned 4. Motivational component a. take reasonable risk b. take responsibility 5. Cognitive Component a. search the environment b. use feedback

Evaluation 1. Self evaluation 2. Questionnaire

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Check list Critical Thinking Flash cards Read, reread Highlighting Group Learning Test taking Prorcastination