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acronyms
Words or names formed from the first letters or groups of letters in a phrase.
CEUs
Continuing education units obtained by attending classes on a particular subject that helps you do a better job and keep your joblicense or certification.
testing success factor
Contributes to a successful test result
objective test
Require correct answers and include multiple-choice, matching, true-false, and fill-in-the-blank questions.
subjective test
Includes short-answer and essay questions. Must know correct answer and give your opinion
performance test
measures how well you can execute, or perform, a certain task or activity.
memorizing
Trying to commit information to memory by rote or mechanical repetition
learning
Is acquiring knowledge through systematic, methodical study
background knowledge
What you already know based on your previous experiences and learning.
effective recall
Situation in which you can recall, or remember, studied information in a variety of ways.
cramming
Trying memorize a lot of information in a very short period of time.
background knowledge
Long-term memory where your previous experiences and learning is permanently stored.
mnemonic sentences
Similar to acronyms; helps you organize your ideas, but instead of creating a word, you make up a sentence, rhyme, or song jingle.
visualization
Creating or recalling mental pictures related to what you are learning.
memory devices
Techniques to help you recall the information you need to study