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Learning Skills

Learn more about skills to help you succeed in your studies, such as time management, study skills, and test taking.

Short answer questions

When answering short answer questions:

  • Check the instructions to see if you can use point form answers.
  • Answer the question directly; be brief and to the point.
  • Organize your response.
  • Be sure to answer sub-questions.
  • Provide specific examples.
    (Source: Roberta Mason, RRU)

Creative Commons

Information within this guide was adapted from the University of Guelph's "A Guide to University Learning" and from information provided by Roberta Mason, Associate Vice-President, Student and Academic Services, Royal Roads University. These materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.