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Studying with Learn mode

The New Quizlet Learn — now available on the Quizlet website, iOS and Android apps — takes the guesswork out of studying by creating a personalized study plan based on your familiarity with the set and guiding you to mastery.

Getting started

Learn will quiz you with different types of questions including flashcards, multiple choice and written responses. As you begin to progress and answer questions correctly more consistently, Learn will advance you from easier questions (multiple choice) to harder ones (written).

To customize your Learn session, open the Options menu. From there, you can select which side you'd like to be prompted with, choose to study only your starred terms, turn audio on and off and select the types of questions you'd like to see. 

For multiple choice questions, select an answer and Quizlet will tell you if it was right or wrong. For flashcard questions, select Got it for terms you know and select Study again for terms you don't. To move to the next question, press any key to continue.

For written questions, type in an answer and press Enter or select Answer. Quizlet will tell you if it was right or wrong. If you're not sure of an answer, you can select Don't know? to view the correct answer and copy it before moving on to the next question.

The next time you see the same question, you'll see the option to Reveal the answer to view a hint. Once you begin typing an answer, the hint will be blurred out and you can select the term to bring the hint 

Mastering your terms and tracking progress

Your progress percentage will increase as you master the terms in your set. You can view your progress at each checkpoint and your overall progress on the left sidebar. If you hover over your Overall progress, you can view how many terms you have in each level of mastery — new, seen, familiar and mastered.

After each round, you'll see all the terms grouped by level of mastery — mastered, almost done, in progress and new. Select the mastery level buttons at the top of the round results to see which terms are in each group. Select Continue to keep studying.

Once you've mastered all of the terms in your set, you can either select Review to keep studying to make sure everything sticks or select Finish to end your session and return to the set page.


How can I go back to the old Learn?
Going back to old Learn is easy! To do that, go to any set page and select Write. Write works the same as the previous version of Learn.

Can I study diagrams in Learn?
Yes, you can use diagram sets to study in Learn. To get started, open a diagram set and start a Learn session. You'll have the option to answer multiple choice or written questions. For multiple choice questions, you'll see the term or definition and will be given different location options to choose from the diagram. For written questions, you'll be presented with the location on the diagram and be asked to type the correct term.

Why do I keep seeing the same terms again?
Learn asks you the same question multiple times until you've thoroughly mastered a term. You can follow the progress of terms through different levels of mastery in the progress bar. Typically, you'll have to answer a written question correctly twice to master a term.

How do you pick which side of my set to show?
By default, we'll prompt you to write answers in the definition language of your set first  — as that's typically the content you're looking to learn. As you progress through a study session and master your definitions, you'll gradually start to see prompts to enter terms as answers for more of a challenge. This also helps ensure that you know your terms and definitions equally well. For most written questions, you'll be prompted to type the shorter half of your term/definition pair.

How does the new Quizlet Learn work?
With Learn, Quizlet builds you an adaptive study plan based on what you need to study and how well you know the material, adjusting questions to make your study sessions harder or easier based on your study patterns. Learn is powered by the new Quizlet Learning Assistant platform, which uses machine learning to process data from millions of anonymous study sessions, and then combines that data with proven techniques from cognitive science. 

By understanding how people really learn, this powerful platform drives studying that's both effective and efficient by showing you only the material you need to learn.