Remember to chunk your studying! Use the Pomodoro Technique! Do NOT cram at the last minute, as doing so only utilizes short-term memory, meaning that you are highly likely to forget everything you studied. Remember the Ebbinhaus Forgetting Curve! The more study chunks you do, the better.
Your homework is twofold.
- Study ALL of your flashcards, section by section.
- Use the data Quizlet provides, as well as your own sense of which concepts you tend to struggle with the most, to create a Study Guide.
The Study Guide will be graded as a "project." The expectations for it are as follows.
- You must divide it into sections based on the chapters in Barron's. Therefore, you will have seven sections.
- In terms of content, you need to focus on the concepts you still struggle to remember and explain. This requires a high degree of self-honesty and self-understanding. If you continue to miss concepts in Quizlet and/or cannot easily explain a concept to another person, then you can identify such a concept as one you still struggle with. So for each section, you need to include definition, explanations, examples, and where possible, connections to other concepts.
This study guide is due TUESDAY before class. You may submit it on Google Drive, but I strongly recommend you print yourself a copy so that you can annotate and make notes as you use it to study. Doing so entails more active processing of information and has been shown to be conducive to better memorization.