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Study Tips for Students

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Featured, Study Tips | 0 comments

Study Tips for Students

We all have our favourite revision strategies, well-honed from the countless exams we’ve taken in our lifetime. Highlighting, scribbling down quick summaries, re-reading all our notes until we can recite them backwards to name just a few. But are these tactics effective? Professor John Dunlosky shares his expertise on the subject.   According to Dunlosky, many of the common techniques students use are simply ineffective. For instance, summarizing material has been proven to be just as effective as re-reading, which Dunlosky is quick to point out, isn’t a very helpful revision...

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