Peer Tutors at Middlebury’s Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research share their strategies. One of many Strategies for Success guides from CTLR. Visit the Environmental Science Department for more information about courses, programs, and further resources.
Reading the Textbook
Focus on key terms and general concepts
Reading Reports and Articles
Read questions carefully
Read and re-read the article
Draw connections to other material in the class
Studying for Exams
Focus on overall themes and the details and connections within them
Explain the concepts to yourself
Talk through concepts with peers.
Plan ahead so you can balance the work needed for lecture and lab
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