Exam – How to Ep 3: How to prepare for exams
How to prepare for exams
Exams are one of the most toughest periods yet adventurous times for a student. But we are here to help with that problem and tell you How to prepare for exams.
Exams are one of the most curtail stages for a student. He is tested for what he has learned. But do you know that every subject, even topic has its own format of studying. According to Psychologist professor Robert Bjork, University of California, Los angles (UCLA), “The storage and retrieval operations of human memory differ from recording devices in almost every way possible,” meaning that learning conventionally is not as affective as you might have thought it to be.
According to John Dunlosky, PhD Kent State University in Ohio, it is effective to think the answers, but for longer ones, like definitions, students must write, or say aloud the answers.
One of the most effective technique for students is Concept Mapping; depicting relationship between concepts. But cognitive researchers warn to use this technique only when the book is not before the eyes (Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol. 106, No. 3, 2014)
What is concept mapping?
For example, you read about ‘displacement’ and then you read about ‘changes with respect to time.’ Now you have read ‘acceleration.’ Close your book and draw the map of how these three concepts are connected to each other. Not your type of strategy?
[Before applying these tips, we strongly recommend to read How to increase your productivity with How to prepare for exams]
In Massachusetts, there is a very famous university, yes Harvard University. But we are talking about Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT. It provides free material online that you surely must consider if you have time to study. if you don’t have enough time, they provide Exam Prep portal. All you have to do is to go to the portal, select the subject you want to prepare for, then select the chapter (Topic) and then submit. you will be provided the material to learn from, for free.
How to prepare for exams is an article by Ganaie compiled after a thought review from the reliable sources
How to prepare for exams Sources: MIT and American Psychology Association