Mnemonics for Study

Being a successful student is far more about being a smart user of effective strategies than about being ‘smart’. In fact it is possible to predict how well a student will do simply on the basis of their use of study strategies.

This book is a companion to the book on taking notes, although neither requires you to have read the other. Whereas the book on note-taking encompasses many study skills, including those of selection, organization, and comprehension, this book focuses solely on strategies for memorizing.

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Product details

Formats: Paperback, E-book (pdf, mobi, ePUB, Kindle)
110 pages (original pdf)
Publisher: Wayz Press (February, 2010)
978-0-473-16490-4 (pdf)
978-0-9876522-1-8 (mobi)
978-0-9876522-2-5 (ePUB)
ASIN: B004IK8HE4 (Kindle)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to mnemonics

Part I Simple Verbal Mnemonics

2. First letter mnemonics

3. Rhythm & rhyme

Part II Keyword Strategies

4. The keyword method

5. Extensions of the keyword method

Part III List Mnemonics

6. The story method

7. The place method

8. The pegword mnemonic

Part IV Advanced mnemonics

10. Coding mnemonics

11. Mastering mnemonics