Study Habits Essay example

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80CommentLinkEmbedZoomof 23Readcast0 inShare This study considered only Xavier University and the students of it.This may have an effect on the generalizability of the study and its findings.However, its findings, at least some portion and extent of it may still hold trueto other schools possessing the same characteristics or adhering to the sameeducational vision, mission, objectives, and curricula of the studies of Xavier University.
G. Definition of TermsConstitutive Definition:

Factors- one that actively contributes to an accomplishments,results, or process

Develop- to bring out the capabilities or possibilities of

Study Habits- manner which you consistently use to study for school or college or even for
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The PBCC suggests also that distractingnoise should be minimized however they said that there are some peopleneed sound and some like silence. In this case, a learner must finds whatworks for him or her. Culprits are family and friends. consider a "do notdisturb" sign and turning on your answering machine is the way also to havebetter study habits according to the PBBC..Frank Pogue(2000) did a research project to determine whystudents fail. What he founds to be true in that study habits survey was thatmore than 30 years ago still rings true today--students fail because they donot know how to study .The best advice he can give is to develop sound studyskills.

He said that a student should make sure that he/she has a good studyenvironment, a good desk, a sturdy chair, good light, comfortable roomtemperature and a quiet atmosphere. That means he/she should eliminate allexternal and internal distractions. Second, get a good overview of theassignment before starting the work. Know what skills, facts and ideas thatare expected to master and the ground that are expected to cover. Start withmost difficult subject first, while the mind is freshest and most receptive.Professors in the developing countries said that theundergraduate students should be fully equip with high level of analyticalskills, the capacity for critical reasoning, self-reflection and conceptual graspand ability to learn autonomously and exercise flexibility of mind (Simmons2003).

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