Managing My Learning…

  1. Managing My Learning

  Activity 1

Complete the table below to identify and reflect on those factors and plan actions for each.

Recognition/ Reflection Action
What helps my learning? How can I utilise this?
Example: “Discussing the topic with others” ·         Set up a study group of like-minded peers

·         Engage with the online community

Researching the topic ·         Discuss the topic with like-minded students.

·         Go online and look into the topic.

·         Reading extra notes on the topic.

Organising and having clear notes ·         Have one notebook that has quick scribbles for lectures and then another for clear and concise that you have put into your own words and made sense of.
Writing things out in my own words ·         After each lecture write a reflection of what I took from it.

·         Re-write lecture notes in another notebook

Limiting the amount of background noise ·         Listen to music that is good for studying.

·         Put headphones in.

·         Work in silence



Recognition/Reflection Action
What hinders my learning? How can I address this factor?
Example: “I’m easily distracted” ·         Study in a place where distractions are minimal

·         Read lecture notes before the lecture and then take notes lectures to keep me focused

I procrastinate ·         Study in a place with minimal distractions.

·         Make a studying timetable that has set times for breaks.

Being distracted by my phone or social media. ·         Turn off the notifications.

·         Put it upside down on the other side of the room

·         Do not have it right next to me.

Leaving things to the last minute ·         Make sure I make a plan of when I am going to do the work and stick to it.

·         Make sure that my work is at the top of my priorities.

Agreeing to go out instead of doing work ·         Use going out as a reward for completing work.

·         Have definite and set aside times of spending with friends

·         Stick to work timetables so I can go out at night




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