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How to Study and Use Study Guides

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Sections of This Topic Include

How to Improve Study Skills

How to Use Study Guides

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Adult Learning
Continuous Learning
Creative Thinking
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Learning in Courses
Defining Learning
Group Learning
Key Terms in Learning
Improving Your Learning
Improving Your Thinking
Learning Styles
Online Learning
Reading Skills
Systems Thinking
Taking Tests
Types of Learning
Using Study Guides
Writing Skills

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How to Improve Study Skills

In the context of a learning environment, studying is getting new useful information in order to solve a problem, achieve a goal or pass a test. New and useful information is considered to be new knowledge. If you apply that knowledge, then you can develop new skills.

The way that you study depends on your style of learning. For example, you might prefer to read books, listen to lectures, write about a subject or do some kinds of hans-on experience. People might use a combination these types. (See Learning Styles .)

Study Skills (Wikipedia)
Studying 101: Study Smarter Not Harder
How to Study So You Can Remember Everything
How to Study
How to Study
Improve Your Studying Skills
Academic Subjects : Study Skills

How to Use Study Guides

A study guide is a tool to help you learn. It helps you to understand new information by better organizing, interpreting and summarizing it. Tools can be in the form of, for example, reference sheets, maps, charts, flash cards and sample test.

Guidelines to Using Study Guides

Study Guide (Wikipedia)
Study Guide to the Rescue: How to Create Your Own
Creating Study Guides
How to Create a Study Guide: An Easy & Effective Studying Method
The Secret to Using a Study Guide to Ace Your Next Exam
How to Create Study Guides

Sources and Examples of Study Guides

Flash cards to learn reading
Flash cards to learn terms
How can I improve my study skills with Mind Mapping?
Study Guides and Strategies
Cliff Notes
Final Exam Study Guide Example

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