Have you ever read an assignment and when you finished couldn't recall anything you read? Do you have a hard time staying awake while you read? These may be signs that you need to get more actively involved in the learning process. Some suggestions include: Survey the assignment.
Turn headings into questions and read to answer the questions.
Visit the Study Strategies Desk at the Learning Center to have your reading and study skills analyzed.
For Online Students - Capturing the main ideas may be more difficult since there are fewer "in-class clues." If you have difficulty differentiating between main ideas and supporting facts/details, call (765) 285-3779 for a Study Strategies tutor. Helpful ideas may be given over the phone or through online tutoring.
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