MURDER - A Study System




Mood: Set a positive mood for yourself to study in.

Understand: Mark any information you don?t understand in a particular unit; Keep a focus on one unit or a manageable group of exercises.

Recall:  After studying the unit, stop and put what you have learned into your words.

Digest: Go back to what you did not understand and reconsider the information.  Contact external expert sources (e.g. other books or an instructor) if you still cannot understand it.


Expand:In this step ask three kinds of questions concerning the studied material:(A)    If I could speak to the author, what questions would I ask or what criticism would I offer?

(B)    How could I apply this material to what I am interested in?
(C)    How could I make this information interesting and understandable to other students?


Review: Go over the material you?ve covered, remember what strategies helped you understand and/or retain information, apply these strategies to your future studying

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