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September 24, 2012 / Laura Pasquini

Week 5: Study Skills and Tips

How effective are the techniques you use to learn and remember? There are different tips & tricks that we will share and discuss in today’s class to get you prepared for your first test in HIST 2610 and future exams at UNT:

Mnemonics

MNEMONICS – INDEX/INTRODUCTION 

9 Types of Mnemonics for Better Memory

Spacefem.com: Random Mnemonic Maker 

Memory Tips

How to Improve Your Memory: Tips and Exercises to Boost Brainpower

Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique 

Online memory improvement course 

Homework:

  • STUDY: Good  luck with your first HIST 2610 test tomorrow. BONUS STUDY Session in Maple Hall Living Room TONIGHT from 7-9 pm
  • COMPLETE:  The Major/Career Family Tree: Start small. Find at least FIVE(5) members of your family or close family friends to interview about their career/major path. You will create a visual of your family tree – mindmapPrezi, etc – to share with the class in a WP blog post.  This is DUE Wednesday (9/26) at 11 pm CDT. Please be sure to answer the following questions:
    1. What was their major and/or academic background/training?
    2. What is their job title, and what activities do they do on a regular day of work?
    3. What do they like about their job?
    4. What do they wish was different about it?
    5. How did they start doing this job/choose this job?
    6. What other careers/jobs have they had in their life?
    7. Why did they stop doing each of those?
    8. What makes a job interesting to them?
    9. What about a job leads one to be happy?
    10. If they could not do the profession/job they currently are doing, what would they choose instead?
  • ATTEND: Have you signed up for a Learning Center Workshop? Check out the Learning 101 Seriesthe Study Skills Lab or other helpful support programs offered. This assignment isDUE by October 22/12 and you must write a 350 word WP blog post about your experienceat the Learning Center workshop, what you learned, and how you will apply that to your own course work/study habits this semester.
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