OUR STUDY TOOLBOX

 

 Elements

of Thinking

 

Purpose            

Stating what you expect to accomplish from your studying of the topic

or materials being learned.

 

PURPOSE

 

Study Plan/Strategy Created

Designing your plan/strategy for studying the topic or material to be learned.

 

 

PURPOSE

Significant Sources Searched   

Identifying sources that have the potential for increasing your understanding of

the topic or material being studied, including various learning support services.

 

INFORMATION

Paraphrasing

Taking notes and putting directions given into your own words.

 

 

INFORMATION

Significant Notes Taken    

Taking the notes you think are most important to what you are studying and

telling why you selected them. 

 

INFORMATION

SEEI 

State, Elaborate, Exemplify, and Illustrate certain words and concepts in

your studying that you need to better understand.

 

CONCEPTS

 

Vital Question Posed

Asking questions about what you are studying that you would really like

answers to.

 


Identifying the main question at issue (problem) concerning the topic or material

being studied.

 

 

 

 

QUESTION &

PROBLEM

Conclusion

Identifying the most important conclusion you are coming to concerning the topic  

or material being studied.

 

INFERENCE

Solution/Recommendation

Stating what you think should be done to deal effectively with the issue

or problem being studied.

 


Stating what you think should be done to improve the quality of your studying.

 

 

 

INFERENCE

Assumptions

Stating what you are taking for granted concerning how you are going about

studying what you are studying.

 

 

 

ASSUMPTIONS

 

Implications & Consequences

Stating what you think would happen if maintain or modify your way of studying.

 

IMPLICATIONS &

CONSEQUENCES

 

Point of View

Considering another way(s) of going about studying the topic or material to

be learned.

 

 

POINT OF VIEW