VIDEOS (STUDY SKILLS)
HELPFUL TIPS & STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDY SKILLS
Long Beach City College encourages all its students to you to watch the video workshops from our very own Scott Brueckner. These videos have collectively amassed over 4 million views and counting!
After watching each video, you can use the Study Skills Worksheet to test your knowledge and have a great resource as you study.
The ten habits of successful college students and how to develop and strengthen their use.
Examine how you (as a student) spend and waste. Learn methods for setting and reaching goals, understanding the crucial study differences between high school and college, and how to start getting more organized as a student.
Learn how to set up a successful, intelligent study schedule and focus on why you procrastinate and how to conquer that bad habit!
Explains problems that get in the way of good listening and teaches techniques designed to improve listening and concentration skills in (and out of) the classroom.
Discusses several common note-taking mistakes and provides techniques for recording, organizing, and reviewing the important information given during a lecture.
Teaches several methods designed to help students create their own practice quizzes in order to prepare more effectively for upcoming tests.
Shows students important study principles and discusses how to spend the last few days before a test studying in the most productive ways.
Teaches some general test-taking strategies and focuses on true/false and essay questions.
Learn how to budget your time on tests, read multiple-choice questions the right way, and deal with the loss of confidence during a test.
Uses two memory exercises designed to teach you how to remember more of
what you read in textbooks and how to organize material to increase understanding and retention of information.
Showcases several fun and unusual memory tricks designed to help students memorize school-related information, names, etc. A few simple but effective math tricks will also be presented!
Teaches several more ideas about how they can use creative memory tricks to help them memorize items in groups, definitions, and exact locations on a map or diagram.
Teaches basic study techniques, focusing on several textbook reading and study methods.
Covers textbook study methods such as “reducing,” highlighting and discusses the best ways to use flashcards and other study aids.