Last Update: 1/17/12
WELCOME TO THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SITE FOR THE PRAXIS II.
THIS SITE CONTAINS INFORMATION REGARDING THE CONTENT OF THE EXAM, WHO MUST TAKE THE EXAM, TEST TAKING STRATEGIES, STUDY DIRECTIONS FOR THE CONTENT OF THE EXAM, ADDITIONAL WEBSITES FOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE EXAM, ITS CONTENT AND SAMPLE QUESTIONS.
THIS IS AN IMPORTANT EXAM TO PASS SO YOU MUST TREAT IT AS SUCH. TAKE IT SERIOUSLY. BE PREPARED AND IN THE RIGHT FRAME OF MIND. YOU GET WHAT YOU GIVE IN LIFE, SO GIVE IT YOUR ALL. PASSING STARTS YOUR FUTURE.
There are three areas ever test taker must understand about standardized exams to be successful. They are content knowledge, exam knowledge and self knowledge.
1.Content Knowledge - this is the knowledge you have about the content area covered by the exam. This knowledge comes from your professors, course work, text books, and experiences using that knowledge. You are at the end of your course work and should have a base of knowledge for the content covered. Each exam has a list of content that is covered by the exam. Check the test at a glance for your exam to review the content covered and to make sure you know have reviewed the appropriate material.
2.Exam Knowledge - this is the knowledge you need regarding the exam itself, and how the questions are constructed, written, and graded. The more you know about the exam itself, the less surprises you will encounter when it is placed in front of you.
3.Self Knowledge - this is the knowledge you have about yourself when taking exams. You need to assess your strengths and put you focus on the positive. Knowing how to approach the exam psychologically will enhance your success rate.