Class Participation is Important
- May be called upon to participate so need to be prepared as possible to
participate when called on.
Effectiveness depends on learning style.
One of two ways to have professor check an evaluate thinking process.
So make class contributions strategically to display certain skills in
the learning pyramid. Display not merely information retention but
paraphrasing, classification, interpretation, decision making,
Class presentations are a different skill and must be undertaken
- Read and Brief Cases
Actively Attend Every Class and Take Notes (Class Participation)
Review and modify Class Notes
Prepare Course Outlines
Prepare Flow Charts
Know and Understand the Law (Memorize)
Practice Answering Hypotheticals in Writing (Practice Hypos/Exams)
Use Study Aids Effectively (Study Aids)
Use Study Groups/ Study Partner Effectively (Study Groups)