Preparing for Exams

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Derrington, Kate, Bartlett, Cristy and Frederiks, Anita. 2021. "Preparing for Exams." Bartlett, Cristy, Cawthray, Tyler, Clark, Linda, Conway, Sam, Derrington, Kate, Devi, Aruna, Frederiks, Anita, Gunton, Lyndelle, Hargreaves, Wendy, Howarth, Debi, Irvine, Sarah, Jeffers, Marjorie, Lovric, Kristen, McGregor, Rowena, Peters, Emma, Pickstone, Leigh, Retallick, Bianca, Rose, Yvonne, Sahay, Akshay, Schultz, Susanne, Sachdeva, Karanpal Singh, Thangavelu, Anbarasu and Tweedale, Robyn (ed.) Academic Success. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
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Preparing for Exams

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Book TitleAcademic Success
AuthorsDerrington, Kate (Author), Bartlett, Cristy (Author) and Frederiks, Anita (Author)
EditorsBartlett, Cristy, Cawthray, Tyler, Clark, Linda, Conway, Sam, Derrington, Kate, Devi, Aruna, Frederiks, Anita, Gunton, Lyndelle, Hargreaves, Wendy, Howarth, Debi, Irvine, Sarah, Jeffers, Marjorie, Lovric, Kristen, McGregor, Rowena, Peters, Emma, Pickstone, Leigh, Retallick, Bianca, Rose, Yvonne, Sahay, Akshay, Schultz, Susanne, Sachdeva, Karanpal Singh, Thangavelu, Anbarasu and Tweedale, Robyn
Year2021
PublisherUniversity of Southern Queensland
Place of PublicationToowoomba, Australia
ISBN9780648769842
Web Address (URL)https://usq.pressbooks.pub/academicsuccess/chapter/exams-and-alternative-assessments/
Abstract

Exams are a common method of assessment at university and it is likely that you will need to undertake different types of exams as a student. This chapter is the first of two covering exams. It aims to equip you with the skills needed to plan consistently for your exams. It has a range of techniques to assist you to cope with large volumes of revision information and strategies for improving your memory and retention. It also covers on-the-day exam strategies and tips for dealing with exam stress. If you would like information on preparing for specific types of exams, we recommend that you continue to read the next chapter Types of Exams where essay, multiple choice, short answer, open book, closed and restricted exams, take home, online and numeracy (maths) exams are covered in more detail.

Keywordsexams
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020461099. Library and information studies not elsewhere classified
390303. Higher education
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The book ‘Academic Success’, is a derivative of ‘College Success’ by Amy Baldwin, University of Central Arkansas used under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence.

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