Activity time: 40 minutes
Types of media: Handout/s, Slides, PowerPoint File, Word Document
Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfeld (London Metropolitan University)
A presentation outlining a whole new approach to successful study. The six steps are:
S = Study Techniques and practices
O = Overview
C = Creativity
C = Communicate effectively
E = Emotions
R = Review, review, review
Also includes a booklet for students' reference, and some suggested activities to follow the presentation.
(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)
This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.
This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 14, 2012
About this resource
For a session with students to get them interested in a whole new approach to successful study. The ppt can be used to support a session exploring the six steps –and the booklet can be placed in the VLE for students to explore at their leisure.
Currently the booklet refers to additional information in Burns & Sinfield (2004) Essential Study Skills: the complete guide to success at university London; Sage. Reference to this book can just be deleted from this Word file – or the user can supplement the information therein by referring to their own additional resources – or to other on-line resources see for example www.learnhigher.ac.uk
Activity: trial the ppt session with a group of students, then:
- Invite the students to put various practices into operation and to feedback …
- Invite the students to make a teaching/learning resource on one area covered to be used with another group of students.