How I Plan to Improve My Study Habits
Did you ever stop to wonder what sets apart the really successful students
from the average ones? Why do some students who appear to study all the
time just get by, while others who don’t appear to put in as much time and
effort do well? Is it all related to IQ and genetics or are some other factors
involved? The truth is that success in school is not ...view middle of the document...
Being successful in school requires a high level of study
skills. Students must first learn these skills, practice them and develop
effective study habits in order to be successful. Very often the study habits
and practices developed and used in high school do not work for students in
Good study habits include many different skills: time management, selfdiscipline,
concentration, memorization, organization, and effort. Desire
to succeed is important, too.
In this module you will discover your areas of strength and identify your
weaknesses pertaining to studying. You will learn about your preferred
learning channel, tips to organize your studies, and ways to help you
remember what you study. The skills you will learn about in this module can
be applied in other areas of your life as well: your job, your career, or any
activity that requires thought, planning, information processing, and selfdiscipline.
You’ll find that once you develop effective study habits, the job of studying
and learning will become easier. Instead of working harder, you'll be