Student Development Class And Study Habits Essay

765 Words Jun 13th, 2016 4 Pages
My time spent this term in this student development class has been immensely positive and beneficial. Throughout the course of this spring term in this class we covered various way to improve our academic and study habits. Though there are some portions that stood out in helping me the most and motivated me to learn more about them. Those portions also pushed me to put them into practice during this term and of course moving towards the future. These portions included but were not limited to, preparing to learn, focusing, and the essay section. I loved the preparing to learn section because it was something that I had never thought about before. I stated in class that I we apply preparation to many other facets of our life. Whether that sports, weight lifting or cleaning we always prepare to accomplish the task at hand. But with studying and learning we usually just grab our book and snacks. We sit down in a noisy area with some sort of high volume music distracting us and keeping us from being fully tuned in. Now, I know that I should have a routine to follow to prepare to learn. By playing soft music, eating, having all my materials out, and being in a quiet space I will prepare my mind to be enlightened and to soak in knowledge.
Focusing in on my work was also a skill that I enjoyed learning more about. It was fascinating to understand how our minds actually focus on tasks and how easy it is for us to be distracted.
During the end of the term we quickly covered some…

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