Study Smarts: How to Learn More in Less Time (Study Smart Series)

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    THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays.
    Some students are not getting the grades they want, and others spend too much time working for good grades. Any student can find useful advice in Study Smarts: How to Learn More in Less Time. Study Smarts is ...

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Overview

    THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays.
    Some students are not getting the grades they want, and others spend too much time working for good grades. Any student can find useful advice in Study Smarts: How to Learn More in Less Time. Study Smarts is the most complete and lively guide to streamlined studying. In a highly readable style, the authors eliminate the confusion and anxiety often felt about keeping up with course work.
    Each chapter explains a different technique, and each chapter title is a nugget of advice that summarizes that technique. For example, “Eliminate interference from your environment;” or “Never study anything the same way twice.”
    The writers explain how to set goals, take notes, review, cut reading time, make the most of class discussions, etc., all as efficiently as possible. Beyond refining basic study chores, there are novel tips for time management and cramming and special memory techniques. The authors also tell how to get outside help for special problems.

A handy study guide to help you spell the most commonly misspelled words with tips to help you remember how to spell them.

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"A concise, straightforward, pragmatic guide to developing effective study habits. . . . Learning tips include acquiring a course outline, mastering the jargon of a subject, teaching oneself to read efficiently, recognizing lecturers’ clues, and taking organized notes."—Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780299191849
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Series: Study Smart Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 85
  • Sales rank: 969,749
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2005

    fun to read and helped a lot with specific good ideas

    The writers dont' beat around the bush. They give specifc ways to do things like memorize, tell you the best way to cram. Good suggestions for getting things into your head.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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