Study Power: Study Skills to Improve Your Learning and Your Grades

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To succeed in school, motivation and intelligence are not enough - you need to know how to manage time effectively and use it efficiently. The techniques described here will help you maximize your time in every aspect of study - from listening in class to taking exams. Based on study skills taught at Harvard and Emory Universities, the Study Power system has dramatically improved the achievement of a wide range of students - from elementary school to graduate and medical schools, at all levels of intelligence and...
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Overview

To succeed in school, motivation and intelligence are not enough - you need to know how to manage time effectively and use it efficiently. The techniques described here will help you maximize your time in every aspect of study - from listening in class to taking exams. Based on study skills taught at Harvard and Emory Universities, the Study Power system has dramatically improved the achievement of a wide range of students - from elementary school to graduate and medical schools, at all levels of intelligence and achievement. After following these suggestions for just a few weeks, you'll be amazed at how effectively you're managing your study time, how much your grade have improved, how much time you have left for out-of-school activities, and how much easier - and more enjoyable - your schoolwork has become.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571290465
  • Publisher: Brookline Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 145
  • Product dimensions: 8.96 (w) x 5.92 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Systematic Approach to Study 1
Ch. 1 Listening 10
Ch. 2 Note Taking 17
Ch. 3 Study Reading 26
Ch. 4 Class Participation as Input 37
Ch. 5 Managing Yourself 41
Ch. 6 Managing Your Time 52
Ch. 7 Concentration 70
Ch. 8 Managing Your Learning 76
Ch. 9 Managing Your Memory 83
Ch. 10 Class Participation as Process 90
Ch. 11 Test Preparation 92
Ch. 12 Test Taking 102
Ch. 13 Avoiding Test Anxiety 108
Ch. 14 Learning from Tests 113
Ch. 15 Papers and Written Reports 118
Ch. 16 Oral Reports 124
Ch. 17 Class Participation as Output 129
Conclusion: A Formula for Success 134
Index 139
About the Authors 145
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  • Posted August 23, 2010

    Study Power by William R. Luckie, Wood Smethurst

    This book should be required reading for every student. The information contained is straight forward and useful. I bought a copy for myself (a non-traditional student) and for my daughter.

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