Study Methods



The 5 R’s of Note-taking

Information presented in class often contains the central concepts of the course and the material most likely to be included on exams. Taking notes of the information presented is an important process. It allows you to have a written record of the lecture which may not be in your textbook....

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Susan on School Stuff: Make the Most of Study Sessions – Here’s How

It’s that time of the year when both learners and parents start to feel the heat of exam pressure. There are many study methods and depending on the content that needs to be studied, one has to choose between them. The SQ3R-method is a good method as it can be applied to study most subjects.

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How to Answer Exam Papers

Learners, who write a test or an exam, often make the mistake of immediately starting to answer the first question. They spend no time on planning how the paper should be approached and completed. The end result of this approach is often that they spend too much time on one question and then do not have enough time left to complete the other questions.

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What Is Mind Mapping?

A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea. Mind maps are used to generate, visualise, structure, and classify ideas, and as an aid to studying and organising information, solving problems, making decisions, and writing.

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Learning Blockages for Students and Learners

The primary and high school years can be stressful for children; particularly those battling academically. These children often feel that there is something wrong with them and that they can’t be helped. However, recent research results have indicated a significant correlation between levels of academic achievement in children and the learning blockages that they experience.

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