Online reading assignment question: helpful/unhelpful Midterm 1 physics study tips

Physics 205B Online reading assignment 14, spring semester 2012
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students have a weekly online reading assignment (hosted by SurveyMonkey.com), where they answer questions based on reading their textbook, material covered in previous lectures, opinion questions, and/or asking (anonymous) questions or making (anonymous) comments. Full credit is given for completing the online reading assignment before next week's lecture, regardless if whether their answers are correct/incorrect. Selected results/questions/comments are addressed by the instructor at the start of the following lecture.

Describe something notable that either helped or did not help with studying for this midterm. Selected comments may be discussed in class. (Graded for completion.)

The following are all of the student responses to this question, verbatim and unedited. Some responses have been bolded for emphasis.
"the practice quizzes and midterms really help me with studying for the midterm"

"Use the questions missed on the quizes to help prepare for the mid term"

"Don't watch Netflix while studying."

"the homeworkk questions to prepare helped"

"it doesn't help to get behind in the homework and reading"

"Flashcards help a great deal with mastering the concepts."

"Going through the homework problems and flashcard questions in helpful"

"get sleep, do the suggested homework, flashcard questions"

"midterm announcements"

"I like doing the homework problems in class so it shows us different problems about the subject being learned"

"Redoing all of the old homework assignments and quizzes helps a lot."

"going over class notes really helps understand the equations in context"

"Not waiting until the night before/morning of to start studying helps quite a bit."

"going over the emphasized problems helped a lot and old quizes"

"Homework and paying attention in lecture, the book is cool and all, but it doesn't make an sense without a translator
going over problems"

"Flash card questions, the review homework over the weekend, quizes from this year and last with answers."


"Focus more on the concepts and the math should fall into place."

"practice problems"

"refer to past midterm, and notes from class"

"understanding the equations and the changes of one term that changes the other."

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