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Exercises - study skills in practice

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    Are you in doubt?

    Use this exercise to plan and structure your study, so you can get through your education smoothly.

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    Expectations for use of time

    Have you created some study rules and a work week, that in the end puts you under pressure? What are your expectations and demands for yourself? Use this exercise to get an overview of your demands for yourself. 

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    Inner and outer stressors

    Write down the factors that pressure you the most. Is there anything that can be done to change these factors? Is there something you can do about it?

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    Kickstart your writing

    Thought-writing can help you get started with your writing process and make room for new and unexpected thoughts and ideas. This exercise can be used if you need to decide on something, or to get an academic writing process started. 

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    Know your stress symptoms

    Do you know yourself well enough, to know how you respond under pressure? By being aware of the symptoms of stress, you can deal with it accordingly when it presents itself.

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    Make time for everything

    This exercise is simple but efficient because you gain a better opportunity to plan your time and achieve what you want by scheduling your week.

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    Mind mapping

    A mind map is a structured and themed brainstorm which let you map your knowledge, your thoughts and ideas in relation to a certain area.

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    Prioritising your time and assignments

    Make a list of things that needs to be finished for example in the following week or on a specific day. Now look at the assignments and relate them to each other: Are they all equally important? Can I delegate some of it to someone else? Can it be postponed?

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    Pros and cons

    This exercise is a classic when having to make a choice. Do not only consider the advantages and disadvantages, but also how much the different aspects mean to your decision.

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    Roles in a group

    A project group works best if all roles are complete. Use this exercise, based on Belbin’s team roles, to take a closer look at the roles in your project group.

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