This course is about study skills. This course is for those in education, or those who need a refresher course.
In this course you will have access to different presentations that cover a wide range of study support methods and academic support guides. In addition, self-study guides and worksheets will be provided to help you train towards becoming successful students and/or researchers. The course is set up to allow you to learn at your own pace with five sessions to help you learn. The course is structured so that you can select which presentations to view in any order you wish. This course is designed for you and is flexible for all learners to explore and to learn.
In addition, more focused courses on essay writing, Algebra, and grammar help are also available under the "Study Time: Your Academic Success Center" umbrella of training support.
This session is explains different ways a person can study efficiently and effectively. The session includes a breakdown of a method that has been tested which tells you how to study in short spaces of time. This is an introductory session that will begin this five-part Study Skills course that will delve further into different ways to improve your studying methods.
There are PDF study-guides available for you to download and use. One guide shows you a method to reading texts and learning the information you have read. The other guide shows you a process on how to take notes successfully.
Further PDF study-guides can be found with the other Study Skills sessions.
This session is shows you that there are different ways that people think and learn. This session gives you tips on how to improve your personal method of learning to be more successful researchers and students in the future.
There are PDF study-guides available for you to download and use. One guide shows you how you can best study for your specific learning style. The other guide shows you different strategies that you can use when you come across hard exam questions.
This session is breaks down how to manage your time and discusses common time wasters. This session shows you what you can do to improve the use of your private time when having deadlines to work towards.
This session looks at a method that you can be used to manage different assignments or deadlines that you may come across in your life.
There is a PDF study-guide available for you to download and use. The guide shows you how to effectively manage your time. This guide is a supplement to this session.
This session is a presentation that breaks down how to organize your time and research while working on an essay, or other course assignment.
There is a PDF version of the plan for you to download and to use.
This PowerPoint should be seen as a supplement to the video version. This presentation can be downloaded for your private usage.
Congratulations on completing this course!
We hope that you have enjoyed this course and have learned more about study skills. We at ‘Study Time’ want to encourage learning and the enjoyment of learning. Again, congratulations on putting in the time and energy into expanding your knowledge and improving yourself.
Jana has been in the US and UK education sectors for over ten years. Her MRes in Education degree targeted educational development initiatives and professional development courses for students and faculty. Her full-time position is that of Director of Higher Education and Skills and works closely with colleagues to focus on student support services. She looks to encourage academic growth and interest in students and uses her experiences as an educator and learner to help others.
Jana has taught English, mathematics, and IT training at high school and university education levels and has teaching degrees in both the US and the UK. Working closely with students and different learners, she has created diverse training presentations and exercises for young and adult learners.