Effective learning: Twenty rules of formulating knowledge | SuperMemo.com


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11 days ago by michaelfox
Hints for good learning via spaced repetition. About SuperMemo, but the points apply to Anki just as well.
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may 2018 by orange
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february 2018 by ejmurray72
This article will help you overcome one of the greatest difficulties you will face when trying to accelerate learning: formulating knowledge

The speed of learning will depend on the way you formulate the material. The same material can be learned many times faster if well formulated! The difference in speed can be stunning!
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december 2017 by pmelendres
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november 2017 by xenocid
The famous “20 commandments” of flashcard creation.
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august 2017 by elliottcable
Good list of techniques for getting the most out of flashcard-based learning.
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april 2017 by dogrover
1. Do not learn if you do not understand
2. Learn before you memorize
3. Build upon the basics
4. Stick to the minimum information principle
5. Cloze deletion is easy and effective
6. Use imagery
7. Use mnemonic techniques
8. Graphic deletion is as good as cloze deletion
9. Avoid sets
10. Avoid enumerations
11. Combat interference
12. Optimize wording
13. Refer to other memories
14. Personalize and provide examples
15. Rely on emotional states
16. Context cues simplify wording
17. Redundancy does not contradict minimum information principle
18. Provide sources
19. Provide date stamping
20. Prioritize
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december 2016 by drmeme
The speed of learning will depend on the way you formulate the material. The same material can be learned many times faster if well formulated! The difference in speed can be stunning!

The rules are listed in the order of importance. Those listed first are most often violated or bring most benefit if complied with!

There is an underlying assumption that you will proceed with learning using spaced repetition, i.e. you will not just learn once but you will repeat the material optimally (as in SuperMemo).
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november 2016 by kmt
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november 2016 by isaacsu
A summary of the 20 most important rules to take into account when writing cards for spaced repetition.
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july 2016 by mx_psi