August 28, 2009
Team project 3
done. For sure with my determination and help from the school I will be able to control my time where I can get everything done on time. Then there is note taking skills that need work, everything that a professors says is important to me and it is hard to determine what might be used in a test or on the midterm or final. It is crucial what we right down and what material we have to look back on and study. Once I have the notes and what I think may be on the midterm or final I don’t go back and study it. You write down what you think may be important and then go back and exchange notes. Going back and reviewing what our last lecture was about, helps me to remember what it was that our class was covered. Rewriting notes may help me to remember what I think is important but comparing notes is one of the best ways to gather information about the lecture. What might not have been important to me may have been important to someone else and exchanging notes and ideas broadens our chances of scoring high on a test. Exchanging notes is a very good way to study and it will help me as well as others to do well in a class. Although note taking is important so are textbook skills. For example, when reading you can take notes on the side and ask questions that you think may be on an exam. I could also ask questions pertaining to the text and perhaps may be on the exam like, “Is time management an important skill and why?” Asking myself questions and thinking, “what if’ this may be on the exam will help me to improve my reading skills as well as gain more knowledge. Getting together with a librarian or my student advisor and asking for help would be of great assistance. Gathering ideas on what other ways that could improve grades...