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Thanks so much for sharing this material!




On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Maher, Patricia <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thought I would pass this along.  One of our Psychology faculty sent them
> to us.
>
> Pat
>
> Patricia A. Maher, Ph. D.
> Director, Tutoring and Learning Services
> University of South Florida
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> Hi all,
> I'm happy to share with you a series of videos I created on how to study
> effectively in college. The videos grew out of a presentation I give each
> fall to incoming freshmen. Although the presentation had a strong immediate
> impact, the effects weakened over time as students forgot. I realized that I
> needed to create a set of videos students could access when they needed
> them. Below is the result. I hope you all will find it useful in your
> teaching. These are publicly available so please feel free to share with
> anyone who might be interested. I also welcome feedback on them.
>
> Best regards,
> Stephen
>
>
>
> Video Guide: How to Study Long and Hard and Still Fail...or How to Get the
> Most Out of Studying
>
>
>
> The overall theme of the videos is if students use ineffective or
> inefficient ways of studying, they can study long and hard and still fail;
> but if they use effective strategies, they will get the most learning out of
> your study time and be more likely to succeed.
>
>
>
> Video 1: Beliefs That Make You Fail...Or Succeed
>
> The first video examines common mistaken beliefs students often possess
> that undermine their learning. The video tries to correct those
> misconceptions with accurate beliefs about learning.
>
> Video 1:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH95h36NChI
>
>
> Video 2: What Students Should Understand About How People Learn
>
> The second video introduces a simple but powerful theory of memory, Levels
> of Processing, that can help students improve their study.
>
> Video 2:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O7y7XEC66M
>
>
> Video 3: Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning
>
> The third video operationalizes the concept of level of processing into
> four principles that students can use to develop effective study strategies.
>
> Video 3:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xeHh5DnCIw
>
>
> Video 4: Putting the Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice
>
> The fourth video applies the principles of deep processing to common study
> situations, including note taking and highlighting while reading.
>
> Video 4:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9GrOxhYZdQ
>
>
> Video 5: I Blew the Exam, Now What?
>
> This video addresses students should and should not do when they earn a bad
> grade on an exam.
>
> Video 5:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QVRiMkdRsU
>
>
>
> A description of the presentation to freshmen upon which videos 1-4 is
> based can be found here:
> http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2010/april-10/improving-classroom-performance-by-challenging-student-misconceptions-about-learning.html
>
>
>
> Stephen L. Chew, PhD
> Professor & Chair, Dept. of Psychology
> Samford University
> Birmingham, AL  35229-2308
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