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Ch 11: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Study & Research Skills

About This Chapter

Let us help you prepare for your Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Core Subjects EC-6 test. The lessons in this chapter cover study and research skills, a topic that you may encounter on the test.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Study & Research Skills - Chapter Summary

These engaging text and video lessons provide a refresher for study and research skills in order to help you prepare for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test. Upon completion of this chapter you will be better able to answer test questions about such lesson material as:

  • Study skills improvement
  • Types of graphic organizers
  • Credible and accurate sources
  • Ideas, concepts and information organizing
  • Use of multiple sources for essay information
  • Assessment of student research and study skills

We provide a quiz you can take after each lesson to assess your comprehension. If you want to review part of the material on any of the video lessons, you can refer to the transcript or you can use the video timeline tool to replay a specific section. You can also submit questions to the instructor if you need further clarification.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Study & Research Skills
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How to Improve Study Skills

1. How to Improve Study Skills

This lesson will help you better understand how to improve your study skills. It includes certain steps you can take to enhance your study habits, as well as a mnemonic device to help you recall important note-taking skills.

Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection

2. Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection

When someone drops hints, we're able to draw conclusions about what they're really trying to say. Similarly, as readers, we use clues to draw conclusions from texts. This lesson explains how to draw conclusions and how to teach this important skill.

Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

3. Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, delve into the world of graphic organizers and gain an understanding of the definition and varieties. You'll also view examples of how they can be applied to foster a myriad of educational objectives.

Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate

4. Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate

Learn how to do research that is credible and accurate by evaluating your sources for how relevant the information is, how verifiable the information is, and how unbiased your source is after listening to this lesson on how to do reliable research!

Organizing and Categorizing Ideas, Concepts and Information

5. Organizing and Categorizing Ideas, Concepts and Information

In this lesson, you will learn clear, simple ways to group your ideas together. First, you'll figure out what the paper is about, and then the rest is easy!

How to Use Information from Multiple Sources in an Essay

6. How to Use Information from Multiple Sources in an Essay

Writing an academic paper requires researching and including sources. But how do you use your sources? How should they be included in your paper? This lesson will discuss using multiple sources correctly.

How to Assess Student Research & Study Skills

7. How to Assess Student Research & Study Skills

Today's teachers are tasked with ensuring that students know how to study and conduct research. This lesson will provide you with some ideas about how to assess your students' ability to ask questions, evaluate resources, and take good notes.

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