Professor Whitney’s class preparation  list 

Check      Review concept/study questions in your academic success packet

 

Check      Take notes as you read the text

 

Check   Outline each section with a synopsis of the main ideas and concepts

 

Check      Use your text CD often to clarify difficult concepts and review

 

Check      Note major headings and sub-headings

 

Check      When taking notes in lecture, record notes in short concise phrases

 

Check      Organize your notes by including major sections headings per each concept, applicable sub-headings, list chapter text references, day, time and date of notes etc.

 

Check      Leave space between concepts when taking notes in lecture:  You may need to insert additional information later while reviewing your notes

 

Check      Use a tape recorder if you have a hard time taking notes or understanding when you read (you can read out loud in a private place and listen to it as a study tool)

 

Check      Become an active participate in the learning process by cultivating your listening skills:  You must concentrate (FOCUS), Think about the concepts…