Study Strategies

Retrieval practice

Access information from your memory with lots of repetition.

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Spaced practice

Spread out your studying across time, rather than cramming all at once.

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Studying different materials in the same study session and making connections between those different materials.

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Expand on the basics of the material you are studying; add complexity and make connections to other information.

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Concrete examples

Connect the concepts that you are learning to examples from your course and beyond.

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Dual coding

Use a combination of visuals and words to learn information.

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Varied practice

Use a variety of formats and strategies when you practice retrieving information.

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