Reflection Paper: 1 Credit Study Skills Course
I hereby wish to document my reflective ideas as related to my study skill course outcomes on 1 credit. In order to derive the best supportive approach in bettering my individual study skills, I choose Prof. Shirley, who shared an immense body of skills deemed imperative particularly prior or during exam period. It’s worth reckoning that the entire session was of great importance to my study and exam preparation skills. During session, there were fundamental skills useful when handling multiple choice questions, completing typical essays and when prioritizing of exam questions.
After attending this study skill session, I found the entire moment enjoyable and very informative on all issues related to my future exam preparedness. Obviously, the ability to plan and contain negative anxiety during exam preparation was itemized as first priority during my session with Prof. Shirley. As learnt from the session, organization skills are seemingly vital in presenting multiple choice questions. In the past, my poor performance encounters has been mainly linked to lack of technical skills when delivering multiple choice answers. The weight lies on Prof. Shirley’s suggestion on use of reasoning or logic prior to choosing any answer. I did find this concept very timely to my case, particularly when handling abstract concepts that requires thorough wording check and key terms identification before settling for the most appropriate option. Additionally, as suggested by the professor when answering multiple choice questions it would be very useful to identify and circle all key terms in the question, and read carefully through the question to avoid answering the questions wrongly. Reading the questions carefully allows one to avert unnecessary or careless mistakes when selecting the sought-after answer(s). When completing essay format questions, reading carefully the entire...