1. Making your knowledge work
Prepare a study plan for each subject:
HOW TO PREPARE FOR EXAMS – CREATING A STUDY PLAN
Go through your learning material for each unit and identify the key knowledge areas for each of the outcomes. These should be the main topics that you need to cover during your revision time.
Be active when revising or reading your notes:
Once you have identified the key knowledge areas for each of the outcomes, draw up a piece of paper with each key knowledge area as the heading. Then, ask yourself these questions:
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As you read through your notes, underline the main ideas and read it out loud. At the end of each paragraph, summarise what you have just read by:
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Every 10 minutes, stop and go back over what you have just covered to consolidate what you have just learnt.
To check what you have revised ask yourself these questions:
Strategies for learning
The university of Melbourne has also developed an online questionnaire which provides advice on specific study strategies tailored to an individuals learning style. The questionnaire is open to the public and takes only a few minutes to complete and is well worth it.
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