The Resource This is a test..this is only a test : test-taking techniques, Cambridge Educational (Firm), (evideo)

This is a test..this is only a test : test-taking techniques, Cambridge Educational (Firm), (evideo)

Label
This is a test..this is only a test : test-taking techniques
Title
This is a test..this is only a test
Title remainder
test-taking techniques
Statement of responsibility
Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Title variation
Test-taking techniques
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For many students, the mere thought of taking a test sends adrenaline running throughout their bodies, brings perspiration to their brows, and causes them to suddenly forget everything they have learned. This humorous and informative video teaches students the art of stress-free test-taking. Students learn how to put test-taking into its proper perspective and realize that although tests are important, they are simply a way to measure one's knowledge of a subject. This is a Test stresses that no gimmick or shortcut can take the place of knowledge and teaches tips for reviewing and retaining information with easy-to-implement, effective study techniques. Students learn how test scores and anxiety levels are affected by preparing, organizing, cramming, and anticipating. Students discover the most effective ways to approach common test formats (multiple choice, standardized, matching, true/false, and essay), the importance of reading questions carefully, and the benefits of preparing themselves physically as well as mentally
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 to 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Cambridge Educational (Firm)
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
30
Series statement
Better Grades in Fewer Days
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Achievement tests
  • Educational evaluation
  • Examinations
  • Study skills
  • Universities and colleges
Technique
live action
Label
This is a test..this is only a test : test-taking techniques, Cambridge Educational (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=8064
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 27, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Overcoming Test Anxiety (4:44) -- Read and Understand (2:26) -- Note Cards (2:15) -- Traditional Test Items (2:26) -- Oral Exams (1:13) -- Open-Book Tests and Take-Home Tests (2:38) -- Essay Tests (2:07) -- Multiple Choice Tests and Standardized Tests (6:04) -- The Four A's Method (3:48)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 8063s
  • 8064
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100008064
  • 100008064
  • (OCoLC)707971624
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
This is a test..this is only a test : test-taking techniques, Cambridge Educational (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=8064
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 27, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Overcoming Test Anxiety (4:44) -- Read and Understand (2:26) -- Note Cards (2:15) -- Traditional Test Items (2:26) -- Oral Exams (1:13) -- Open-Book Tests and Take-Home Tests (2:38) -- Essay Tests (2:07) -- Multiple Choice Tests and Standardized Tests (6:04) -- The Four A's Method (3:48)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 8063s
  • 8064
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100008064
  • 100008064
  • (OCoLC)707971624
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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