|To Do List
for each textbook chapter:
Good News; Bad
- The good news is that there are MANY resources
available to you to help you learn and understand the content of the
course for which you are registered.
- The bad news is that there are MANY resources
available. . .so many that you may have difficulty using them all.
Try the list of "things to do" for each chapter below
to keep you straight. Get into the habit of going through each segment
for at least the first few chapters. After the first series of quizzes
and assignments, you'll have a better idea of what helps you most. Then
you may adjust your studying skills for the course.
The best recommendation is to work on ONE
CHAPTER AT A TIME! Try to complete the entire chapter
in 1-2 sittings before moving on to the next chapter. Follow these
- Read the chapter from the textbook. Don't attempt to
memorize; just read it for understanding.
- While in eCampus, click on Course Content. Select the
chapter you are ready to work on.
- Find the PowerPoint Slides on the Course Content section
of the in eCampus (or in the Online Learning Center/companion web
site for the textbook) for the chapter on which you are currently
- View the presentation for the chapter you are studying.
- Don't try to print these since they are available all the
time from the web site.
- They will be very helpful in giving you an outline of the
chapter and making sure you get the big points!
- Check the schedule to see which writing assignments and
exams are due for the current week.
- If available, take any practice quizzes or exams. While
these don't affect your final grade, this is an excellent way to
find out what you have learned so far from that chapter.
- Take the eCampus quiz. Once you have read all the materials
from those chapters, take the quiz for that chapter or section of
material. Remember that you may repeat the quizzes if you aren't
satisfied with your score.
- Complete the required projects (see Learning Modules in