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AuthorShain, Deborah D. author
TitleStudy Skills and Test-Taking Strategies for Medical Students [electronic resource] : Find and Use Your Personal Learning Style / by Deborah D. Shain
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1995
Edition Second Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4196-6
Descript XIV, 204 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies for Medical Students: Find and Use Your Personal Learning Style provides techniques that identify and apply the medical student's personal learning style to specific study skills and exam-taking strategies so that understanding, analysis, synthesis, and recall of information occur in a time-efficient manner. This volume in the Oklahoma Notes Series is written for talented medical students who were excellent scholars in undergraduate school but find themselves overwhelmed with the information explosion and time constraints of medical school


CONTENT

One Identification of Learning Style -- Purpose -- Taking Control of the Examination Process -- Learning Style Questionnaire -- Determining your Type -- Perceptual Preference -- Summary -- References -- Suggested Readings -- Two Time Management โ{128}ข Goal Setting โ{128}ข Memory -- Purpose -- Time Management -- The Memory Curve -- Schedule Construction -- Selecting Study Tasks -- Using Your Learning Style -- Time Accountability -- Time Log -- Personal Time Pie -- Study Tricks And Treats -- Summary -- References -- Suggested Readings -- Three Taking Notes -- Purpose -- Taking Classroom Notes -- Labeling Notes -- Taking Notes From Textbooks -- Summary -- References -- Four Problem-Solving -- Purpose -- Individual Differences in Problem-Solving Skills -- Know Yourself -- Define the Problem -- Devise a Strategyโ{128}{148}Form Subgoals -- Execute the Strategy -- Evaluate Your Progress -- Summary -- Five Preparing for Medical Licensing Examinations -- Purpose -- Mind Your Mind -- The Exam -- Review Strategies -- Integrating Subjects: Organ System/Pathology Review -- Four-Step Strategy -- Summary -- References -- Six Stress Management for Exams -- Purpose -- Causes of Transitory Stress -- Self-Efficacy -- Signs of Stress -- Stress Redution Techniques -- Demonstration Of Negative Or Positive Thinking -- Summary -- References -- Suggested Readings -- Seven Test-Taking โ{128}ข Discrimination Skills -- Purpose -- Equipment -- The Examinee -- The Exam -- Question Format -- Question Analysis -- Types Of Questions -- Three Steps In The If-All-Else-Fails Department -- Guessing And Analyzing -- Performance Analysisโ{128}{148}Test-Taking -- Summary -- References -- Eight Organizing and Working in a Study Group -- Purpose -- Some Dos and Donts of Groups -- Group Study Tasks โ{128}ข Organ System Review -- Application of The Problem-Solving Model to Groups -- Summary -- References -- Suggested Readings


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