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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Top Tips to Be a Better Learner
- Learn Deeply -When you engage deeply and learn deeply – learning sticks!
- Don’t Multitask - Focus on one thing at a time when studying or learning.
- Make Meaningful Connections - Create stories to help you remember.
- Make Learning Personal
- Determine Distinctiveness
- Practice Appropriate Retrieval and Application
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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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.
For more wellness resources, see https://services.viu.ca/counselling/health-wellness-resources.