Watch and Learn

Dr. Stephen Chew demonstrates effective learning strategies to help people learn best and improve your effictivness with the time you spend in study. "Deep Processing" is a key technique in being able to learn better and remember more of what you study.

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How to get the most out of studying

Top Tips to Be a Better Learner

  1. Learn Deeply -When you engage deeply and learn deeply – learning sticks!
  2. Don’t Multitask - Focus on one thing at a time when studying or learning.
  3. Make Meaningful Connections - Create stories to help you remember.
  4. Make Learning Personal
  5. Determine Distinctiveness
  6. Practice Appropriate Retrieval and Application

Strategies to Help You Be a Successful Student: Learning and Studying Tips

Enhance your Learning

Visual note-taking can enhance your memory and retention of information because you have access to multiple cues, which helps with recall.

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Visual Note-taking

Enhance your Wellness

Practice focusing your attention in a nonjudgmental way through mindfulness. To improve your mind’s flexibility and adaptability, build your well-being and promote harmony in your relationships, try the Wheel of Awareness practice from Dr. Dan Siegel.

See http://www.drdansiegel.com/resources/wheel_of_awareness/.

For more wellness resources, see https://services.viu.ca/counselling/health-wellness-resources.


Be a Better Learner

Be a Better Learner

Thinking and learning differently to be a successful student

Value for Me?

When you have brain-researched focused learning and studying tips – your marks will be better and you’ll learn faster.

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Study Efficiently

Technology Integration

Use a Mind Map - Mind maps can help connect ideas.

This Exam Time website contains ideas about how to use a mind map

Try it yourself:
- https://bubbl.us/
- MindMup

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