Essential Study Skills: Strategies for Ultimate Success

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Essential Study Skills: Strategies for Ultimate Success

Course Description

Course delivered by Sarah Simpson

Master essential study and learning strategies for ultimate exam success!

This study skills course covers; how and why you learn, multiple study skills methods, how to read, take notes and study from books, prioritisation, visual and auditory methods, ensuring you don’t miss anything out, how to pre-empt exam questions as well as a general study approach and a list of apps and web based systems. This will all combine to produce a system which enables you to learn & recall faster and smarter.

“Having lectured and indeed studied for many years I know how daunting it can be to have to condense; weeks, months or years of learning into what is usually a very short exam. This course will give you the skills, tools, techniques, knowledge and insight to learn, study and recall that information in a way that suits your style, whilst pre-empting possible exam questions and prioritising your approach.In short this course offers you a complete learning and study system that can be adapted to you and your topic. It shows your progress through pre and post critical reflective learning”. Sarah Simpson

Course Benefits

  • Over 39 lectures and 2 hours of content!
  • choose the right study technique for you
  • appreciate the types study you may undertake
  • understand that there are three main ways that you learn
  • identify what reading style best matches your type of study
  • practice and appreciate the different types of condensing and summarising methods
  • understand how cue cards work
  • acquire note taking skills that will aid studying
  • know how to study from books in an effective and efficient way
  • understand how to prioritise your studying
  • Know how to preempt what questions you may be asked
  • appreciate how visual methods can aid information assimilation
  • understand the benefit of auditory methods and techniques
  • understand methods to ensuring you don’t miss anything out when practicing / answering questions
  • learn the ASPIRE strategy
  • undertake a critical reflective learning exercise


Who is this course for?


This course is suitable for anyone studying or learning or anyone who teaches or instructs others

What are the requirements?

  • You may wish to take notes as you go along.
  • Please complete the baseline / pre course questions. This will be re-visited at the end of the course as part of your critical reflective learning

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Module 1: Essential Study Skills - An Introduction to the Course

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Module 3: How Do You Learn?

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Module 4: Acrostics, Acronyms, Analogies and Mnemonics

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Module 6: Condensing and Summarising

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Module 8: Note taking

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Module 10: Prioritisation

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Module 11: Visual Methods

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Module 13: Don't Miss Anything Out!

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Lesson 3 - Why Do You Study? (Free Preview)

Author: Sarah Simpson

Course Description Course delivered by Sarah Simpson Master essential study and learning strategies for ultimate exam success! This study skills course covers; how and why you learn, multiple study skills methods, how to read, take notes and study from books, prioritisation, visual and auditory methods, ensuring you don’t miss anything out, how to pre-empt exam questions as well as a general study approach and a list of apps and web based systems. This will all combine to produce a system which enables you to learn — Read more →