PROGRAM AND COURSE JOURNALS
CHECKLIST OF STUDY METHODS
(Use the list included in each study guide, or make a copy of this page for each course.)
If you carefully follow the study methods listed below, you should be able to complete each course
successfully. Make a copy of this page for each course. As you complete each lesson, mark a
in the column
for that lesson beside each instruction you followed. Then continue to study the remaining lessons in the
GRADUATE COURSE STUDY METHODS
Read the course overview in this graduate study guide so that you will know how to derive maximum
benefits from the study guide.
Study the unit and lesson titles in the table of contents to see how the course content is organized.
Pace yourself so that you study at
least four times a week.
Read through each lesson before
you do the assigned readings.
As you do a reading assignment,
underline, mark, and write notes.
Look up definitions for unfamiliar
words and phrases.
Use a notebook to write notes,
comments, and definitions for each
lesson in consecutive order.
Read and reread readings until you
understand them thoroughly.
Reflect on “Questions for Reflec-
tion or Discussion” and write the
answers in your notebook.
Take any available opportunities to
discuss with others what you are
Apply what you have learned to
your personal life and ministry.
END OF UNIT REVIEW
Read lesson topics and recall what
you learned under each.
Review unit and lesson objectives to
be sure you can do what they state.
Review notes and responses you
have written in your notebook.
FINAL ASSIGNMENT REVIEW
Review course objectives to be sure
you can do what they state.
Review your notebook and all
Review mentor comments.