Enhancing Study Skills

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Module 1: Learning Skills

  • What is learning? Learning approaches

  • Stages in the process of learning

  • Learning styles (8 types)

  • Learning strategies

  • Difference between study and learning

  • Life-long learning

  • How to learn online?

Module 2: Study Skills

  • What is Study?

  • What are Skills?

  • What are study skills?

  • Reading Strategies

  • Organization of study

  • Effective listening skills

Module 3: Thinking Skills

  • What are thinking skills? And why it is important in education

  • Classification and types of thinking

  • Meta Cognition

  • Difference between problem solving and decision making

Module 4: Skill for organizing information

  • Attention and listening skills

  • What is attention?

  • Improving listening

  • Strategies for listening

  • What is note taking?

-Key words in self-learning materials

-Note taking in the margin

  • Organization of information

-Two-column strategy

-Reading grid strategy

-Topic and description card


-CEI strategy

  • Re-organization of notes using alternative formats

-Organization of contents

-Star diagram

-Spider map

-Circle diagram

-Square diagram

-Fishbone diagram

-Chain diagram

-Timeline diagram

-Flowchart diagram

-Venn diagram


-Decision making chart

-Cause and effect chart

-Inquiry chart

-Comparison of characters

-Flash card


Module 5: Time Management Skills

  • What is the time management?

  • Why time management important?

  • Prioritization

  • Scheduling

  • Concentration and focus

  • Goal setting and self-motivation

  • Time management challenges

Module 6: Self Care

  • What is self-care and its benefits

  • Types of self-care

  • Stress management

  • Prioritizing self-care

  • Reinforcement of yourself

  • Digital detoxing

Pedagogy of the Course
The Learner is expected to spend:

Sixty hours to complete the course.

● Nearly twenty, half an hour videos and

essential readings which will also be the self learning material.

● Internal assessment would be through

assignments and quizzes. In addition, there will be discussion forums also.

● Proctored examination at the end of the

Course covering all the blocks.

Objectives of the Course

After going through this course, the learners will be able to:

  • define the meaning of learning skills;

  • identify the learning skills to be acquired by the learners;

  • identify the various study skills required by the learner;

  • differentiate between the learning skills and the study skills;

  • Acquaint yourselves with how to teach thinking skills.

  • Re-organize your time for study;

  • Discuss the meaning of stress and how it affects our body and mind;

  • Develop the self-care

  • skills for studies;

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this course learners are expected to enhance the study skills to inculcate them with confidence, time management skills, communication skills and feeling of belongingness while writing assignments and appearing in the examination.