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Memory Pretest
How Effective Are The Techniques I Use To Learn And Remember?
 

  1.  Respond to each statement below.

  2.  Calculate your score.

  3.  Review your selections and get our advice and comments on your responses.
 
 

1: I know that learning and remembering take work, and I'm willing to put out the effort that's required.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

2: I spread my studying out, so I don't have to cram it all in at one time.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

3: I study with the "intention to remember," which helps me pay attention and learn.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

4: I take the time to relate new information to what I already know.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

5: I organize information into meaningful clusters or categories so that I can focus on the important ideas.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

6: I write and/or recite information that I want to remember.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

7: I re-state ideas in my own words to be sure that I really understand.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

8: I make drawings, sketches, diagrams, charts, etc. to get clear mental pictures of what I am learning.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

9: I test myself as I study to be sure I am learning.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

10: I review periodically to keep information fresh in my mind.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

      Total Pts:

 

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