My approach to studying for this quiz was simple, I took notes during lectures and then reviewed the lecture slides. I then made questions based off the lecture slides and my notes, so that I had some kind of study guide built. I think this worked pretty well for me. However, I think this strategy works better if the question topics for an exam are defined before the exam. This quiz had a large possible number of topics, and only one was chosen. My strategy would’ve worked better if the test was longer and more broad, or if we had known what it would’ve been about before hand.
In the future I would like to study with study groups more. I think this would be especially helpful in a class like this where it’s very discussion based. I also think that I need to start studying sooner and studying over a longer period of time so that I retain the information better. I also think it would’ve been helpful if I read and copied my notes and lecture slides as many times as possible. Other people in class have said this is helpful, along with my own personal experience that has shown this to be true. Overall, I think my study methods for this test were pretty adequate, but could have incorporated more passive styles of studying such as repeated reading and repeated note taking. I would also have benefited from study groups.