Learning to learn
|Your path for most effective learning is through
It may be easy for you to learn physics but impossible to learn tennis, or vice versa.
|Begin with the
|What was your experience about how you learn? Did you
What are your study habits? How did they evolve? Which worked best? worst?
How did you communicate what you learned best? Through a written test, a term paper, an interview?
|Proceed to the
|How interested am I in this?
How much time to I want to spend learning this?
What competes for my attention?
Are the circumstances right for success?
What affects my dedication to learning this?
Do I have a plan? Does my plan consider my past experience and learning style?
the subject matter
|What is the heading or title?
What are key words which jump out?
Do I understand them?
What do I know about this already?
What kinds of resources and information will help me?
As I study, do I ask myself if I understand?
Do I stop and summarize?
Do I just need time to think it over and return later?
|What did I do right?
What could I do better?
Did my plan coincide with "myself"?
Did I choose the right conditions?
Did I succeed?