Portfolio Tasks: Module 1
“Effective study skills are the sole foundation of a sound education”
The aim of study is to manage your own success and to encourage you to understand. It’s not all about being clever or getting good marks it’s to prepare you for a successful outcome. Preparing you for what to expect from a higher education (university or college) offering you guidance on how to develop positive approach and good study habits. It is also about identifying how new technology and resources can be used to support and personalise your study (Stella Cottrell third edition).
Study skills helps you to understand more about how learning, intelligence and how to memorise your work anacalectical thinking styles specific times should be set for study identify your current skills and qualities. The main keys are:
Look at your motivation (what do want from college or university)
Develop your confidence in reading
Developing your computer skills
Finding what you need (Cottrell)
The self-evaluation question challenging material
Any skill which boosts a person’s ability to study and pass exams can be termed a study skill this includes time management and motivated techniques. Study skills are discrete techniques that can be learned in a short time and is applied to all fields of study (Wikipedia)
HISTORICAL CONTENT (Wikipedia)
Term study skill is used for general approach to learning skills for specific course of study. There is many theoretical works on the subject and vast number of books and websites. Manuals for students have been published since 1940s (citation needed)
In conclusion the different types of study communication (skills e.g. reading and listening)Educators such as(John Downey)have said that students need critical thinking questioning and weighing up evidence as they learn jurying lectures and reading books. Summarising…...