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“Brain Game” Offers Techniques to Improve Learning, Study Skills

7/27/2010 —

There's still time to register for the "Brain Game" at Penn State York.   This course is designed to help students improve their learning and studying skills. The "Brain Game" offers students tips to help overcome test-taking jitters and offers strategies to keep from daydreaming. The course, held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 16, is geared for high school or college-bound students who want to improve their skills.

Through interactive exercises, participants 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."

Cora Dzubak, Ph.D, director of Penn State York's accredited Nittany Success 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 $95. For more information, call (717) 771-4017 or visit the Web at www.ce.yk.psu.edu/youth.html

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