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STUDY SKILLS OUTCOMES-FOUNDATION 1

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to do the following:

  • Work in pairs or groups and participate accordingly i.e. take turns, initiate a discussion, interrupt appropriately, express an opinion.

  • Use a variety of study techniques.

  • Create term planners and study schedules noting key dates/events.

  • Identify preferred study strategies based on learning styles.

  • Organize a feasible study schedule that accommodates other responsibilities.

  • Organize and maintain a system of recording vocabulary (keep a vocabulary log).

  • Organize and maintain a portfolio of one’s work.

TAKE NOTES

  • Recall and define main concepts.

  • Utilize abbreviations and symbols.

  • Use English rather than Arabic for notes in margins and glossing vocabulary.

  • Extract and record key information (the gist) from a written or spoken source based on own interpretation of information.

  • Adopt a note-taking strategy (e.g. Cornell system; mind mapping).

  • Support key points with relevant additional details.

GIVE PRESENTATIONS

  • Outline and define main concepts.

  • Address questions from the audience.

  • Plan and conduct a presentation based on information from written material, interviews, surveys, etc.

  • Speak in a clearly audible and well-paced voice.

  • Follow a presentation format.

  • Use presentation language (discourse markers etc.).

  • Achieve the key aim of informing the audience.

  • Make use of audio/visual aids when giving oral presentations.

  • Tailor content and language to the level of the audience.

  • Maintain some eye contact with audience.

  • Speak from notes in front of an audience using index cards.

  • Observe time restrictions in presentations.

  • Organise and present information in a logical order at a comprehensible speed.

  • Invite constructive feedback and self-evaluate the presentation.

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