Study Skills Booklets

These practical booklets teach each topic in an eight-page format. Short, to the point, research-based information can dramatically improve academic performance.

Packet includes all 8 eight-page booklets (for one student):

Edited by

Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • Study Skills Packet: one of each booklet, $24.00

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Cornell Notetaking System

This concise system for organizing information is a must for college students. Everything a student needs to understand the Cornell Notetaking System is included, including examples and checklists.


Contents:

  • Capture – The Lecturer’s Facts and Ideas
  • Read Over Your Notes in the Next Free Period
  • Write Questions – In the Question Column
  • Recite – Your Notes Aloud
  • Summarize – Each Sheet of Notes
  • Globalize – By Integrating the Facts and Ideas
  • Reflect – Link Your Notes to Previous Knowledge
  • Notetaking Checklist – Some Notetaking Actions to Avoid
  • Some References for the Skeptical and the Curious

Author

Walter Pauk, Ph.D., Edited by Frank Christ, Ph.D.

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College Success – The First Week and Beyond

Too often college students are not prepared for the massive transition from high-school to college. This informative booklet gives students precious information about the challenges of college-life, as well as checklists and resources for knowing when to seek assistance.


Contents:

  • Set Your Goals
  • Assess Your Academic Strengths
  • Be Course Ready
  • Know and Use Campus Resources
  • Start Managing Your Time
  • Apply Learning Strategies
  • Persist to Graduation and Beyond
  • College Success Resource

Author

Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Seven Steps to Better Management of Your Study Time

“ I didn’t have time. . .” says many a student when explaining why an assignment is late or missed. We all have the same 24 hours in a day; it’s how we manage that time that makes us successful or not. This 7-step system helps students organize their schedule to include ample time for college tasks and success.


Contents:

  • Step One – Decide That How You Manage Your Time Is Important
  • Step Two – Evaluate Your Study Needs For This Term
  • Step Three – Find Out How Much Studying You Are Now Doing
  • Step Four – Make Up a Schedule Based On Your Needs & Desires
  • Step Five – Set Up Your Study Management Schedule Using the PLRS Learning Cycle
  • Step Six – Persist in Managing Your Study Time
  • Step Seven – Revise Your Schedule, If Necessary

Author

Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Writing a Term Paper Step-by-Step

A systematic and time-efficient way to collect information and write research papers is the focus of this booklet, which provides thorough information, resources and checklists invaluable to college students.


Contents:

  • Phase One – Beginning the Paper
  • Phase Two – Doing the Research
  • Phase Three – Writing the Paper
  • Term Paper Checklist

Author

Frank Christ, Ph.D. and Bonnie Lane Helberg

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Memory Power for Facts and Concepts

Today’s college students are inundated with a constant stream of information. A system to improve memory power for facts and concepts is necessary and crucial to student success.


Contents:

  • Step One – Selecting Information
  • Step Two – Making Up Your Memory Slips
  • Step Three – Studying with Memory Slips
  • Step Four – Reviewing with Memory Slips

Author

Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Online Student Success

Online classes are becoming more and more common. This booklet helps students prepare to engage with professors and classmates in an online class, as well as provides checklists and resources for online students.


Contents:

  • Phase One: Before Going Online
  • Phase Two: First Week Activities
  • Phase Three: Beyond the First Week
  • Bibliography
  • Online Course Help Directory

Author

Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Becoming a Successful Online Student

Short, to the point, research-based instruction that can dramatically improve academic performance. This individual booklet teaches a single topic in an eight-page format.

Contents:

  • Readiness Factor #1 Your Understanding of Online Education
  • Readiness Factor #2 Your Online Education Program
  • Readiness Factor #3 Your Participation and Interactivity
  • Readiness Factor #4 Your Computer System
  • Readiness Factor #5 Your Computer Skills
  • Readiness Factor #6 Your Self-Motivation Skills
  • Readiness Factor #7 Your Communication Skills
  • Readiness Factor #8 Your Online Research Skills

Author

Loyd Ray Ganey, Jr., Ph.D., Edited by Frank Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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Becoming a Successful Science Student

Science Students will find crucial information to improve their study strategies in all subjects, but specifically in Science, with thorough examples for making and using flow charts, as well as constructing comparison charts.


Contents:

  • Step 1: Motivate Yourself to Study
  • Step 2: Develop Readiness for Every Lecture
  • Step 3: Review Your Notes After Every Lecture
  • Step 4: Make and Use Flow Charts
  • Step 5: Construct Comparison Charts
  • Step 6: Prepare Systematically for Exams

Author

Dr. Reed Menche, Edited by Frank L. Christ, Ph.D.

Price

  • $50.00 per packet of 25

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