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Registration for Study Skills Course Continues

1/3/2007 —

The Effective Learning for College Success course at Penn State York is open for registration. This course is designed to help students improve their learning and studying skills. The course offers students tips to help overcome test-taking jitters and offers strategies to keep from daydreaming. The course, held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, is geared for college students who want to improve their skills. Through interactive exercises, students will discover how to spend less time but learn more studying a textbook using the "SQ4R" method, the do's and don'ts of note-taking, and how to become a more effective and productive student. The program includes the booklet "Improving Your Study Skills" and "Making Your Mark," as well as other handouts.

Cora Dzubak, director of Penn State York's accredited Learning Center, is the course instructor. Dzubak will cover topics including learning styles, time management, textbook usage, test-taking strategies, study skills and a variety of other topics designed to help students learn.

Cost for the course is $50 and includes a lunch of pizza and soda. For information, call (717) 771-4050. The Effective Learning for College Success course will be held in 103 Lee R. Glatfelter Library/ Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York.

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