Videos on the Right and Wrong Ways to Study

Videos on the Right and Wrong Ways to Study

Video 1:  Beliefs That Make You Fail...or Succeed                                            

The first video examines common mistaken beliefs students often possess that undermine their learning.  The video tries to correct those misconceptions with accurate beliefs about learning.

Video 1:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH95h36NCHl 

 

Video 2:  What Students Should Understand About How People Learn

The second video introduces a simple but powerful theory of memory, Levels of Processing, that can help students improve their study.

Video 2:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=907y7XEC66M

 

Video 3:  Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning

The third video operationalizes the concept of level of processing into four principles that students can use to develop effective study strategies.

Video 3:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xeHh5DnClw

 

Video 4:  Putting the Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice

The fourth video applies the principles of deep processing to common study situations, including not taking and highlighting while reading.

Video 4:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9GrOxhYZdQ

 

Video 5:  I Blew the Exam, Now What?

This video addresses what students should and should not do when they earn a bad grade on an exam.

Video 5:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QVRiMkdRsU