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  • Some Memorization Skills

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    INTEREST: In order to remember something thoroughly, you must be interested in it. INTENT TO REMEMBER: Your intent to remember has much to do with whether you remember something or not. A key factor to remembering is having a POSITIVE ATTITUDE that you WILL remember. BASIC BACKGROUND: Your understanding of new materials depends to a great degree on how […]
    Posted June 24, 2010.
  • Reading Your Textbooks

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    When reading a textbook, you must be an ACTIVE reader. This means that you do not simply just read through a textbook, but take action to better understand what the textbook is saying. Some ways to be an active reader include: highlighting important sentences or words, taking notes while you read the textbook, writing down […]
    Posted June 24, 2010.
  • Taking Notes in Class

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    Obviously, taking notes in class is extremely important. These notes are your reference when you need to study for the exam, write a paper, or finish your homework. That is why, it is important to attend class AND take good notes during class. Sometimes, professors and teachers talk very quickly and cover a lot of […]
    Posted June 24, 2010.
  • Making a Schedule to Manage your Free Time

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    In college, managing your time well is essential to success. You will need to make sure you have a calendar that can fit all of your activities. Steps to Making a Schedule to manage your time in college: 1. Record class times and lab times 2. Record meal times 3.Record all other scheduled activities such […]
    Posted June 22, 2010.
  • Free Time!

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    1. What is Free Time? “Free time” is any time that you do not have any mandatory activity. That is, free time is time that you are not in class, eating, or sleeping. In college, you will find that you have a lot more free time than you are used to. However, it is important […]
    Posted June 22, 2010.
  • How to Read your Syllabus and Manage Your Free Time

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    Please see the following link for information covered in the USPP Workshop Monday, June 21. The information discusses your class syllabi and managing your free time: http://blog.uvm.edu/learnco/files/2010/06/syllabus-and-free-time.doc
    Posted June 21, 2010.
  • Class Syllabi

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    Workshop: “How to Read Your Syllabus and manage your free time” Monday, June 21, 7:30pm, Tupper Lounge 1. What is a Syllabus? A syllabus is an outline, or a summary of what will be covered during a class. The professor prepares the syllabus for each class. The syllabus for each class will contain detailed information […]
    Posted June 21, 2010.
  • Using Technology for Academic Succeess

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    Below, you can review a summary of the workshop from last night. Thank you to those students who attended. Please leave any questions you have from last night and I can answer them. See you all tomorrow for the High Ropes Adventure Course! Discussion questions: What kind of technology do you use every day? Some […]
    Posted June 18, 2010.
  • Helpful Academic Websites

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    Below is a link to a document with many useful academic websites. Take a look at these! http://blog.uvm.edu/learnco/files/2010/06/USPP_Sites_Diigo_List1.doc
    Posted June 18, 2010.
  • USPP Evening Workshops: How to Succeed in College

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    USPP Evening Workshops: How to Succeed in College Flyer: USPP Evening Workshops Flyer Presented by: Tutor Allison Heiser These events are opportunities to learn some useful hints in order to succeed in your classes at the University of Vermont. Attendance is encouraged. “Using Technology for Academic Success” Thursday, June 17 7:30-8:30pm Tupper Lounge “How to read your syllabus and manage your […]
    Posted June 17, 2010.
  • Tutoring Reminder

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    All-Subject Tutoring/Academic Support : Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4 th floor of Tupper in the Tutoring room from  6:30-8:30pm Writing/ENG 04 Tutoring : Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3rd floor of Tupper in the Tutoring Room Tutoring is also avaliable by appointment with Allison. Please e-mail Allison: allison.heiser@gmail.com to set up an individual appointment. […]
    Posted June 17, 2010.
  • Welcome to the USPP Learning Cooperative Blog!

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    Welcome to the USPP Learning Cooperative Blog! This blog has been created for you, the USPP students, to talk about classes, learning tips, information about how to take tests, and information about what to do with your free time, among other things. Allison Heiser, one of your summer tutors, will be posting important information, website […]
    Posted June 17, 2010.