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How to Study
Study tips include quizzing yourself as you study, spread out studying and do not cram, organize a study group, make an appointment with professor and ask questions, and make flash cards.
This Way to an A: Effective Study Skills
Segments include: obstacles to studying effectively, assignment calendar, cram cards, note-taking, learning style and prime time, the empty "v" system, reading strategies, memory aids and study skills summary.
Studying 101: Study Smarter Not Harder
Several tips on effective studying. Implementing these tips into your regular study routine will help you to efficiently and effectively learn course material. Experiment with them and find some that work for you.
Crash Course: Study Skills
Free ten minute videos on topics including taking notes, reading assignments, memory, planning & organization, focus & concentration, procrastination, studying for exams, test anxiety, papers & essays and exercise & learning.
Socratica Study Tips
Brief (5 minute) videos on topics like speed reading, flash cards, time management, test taking strategies, and more
Books in the Library
The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success by
Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. This handbook explores how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities. It also includes practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources.
Essential Study Skills by
The eighth edition empowers students to excel by using a metacognitive, multisensory approach throughout the textbook to provide them with essential study skills to increase their academic performance. It specifically shows students how to refocus on student-oriented strategies that work and how to consider ways to use technology to their advantage when studying. The textbook is designed to encourage all students - freshmen, nontraditional, and returning - to take greater responsibility for their learning, increase their self-confidence and motivation, discover strategies that work for them as individuals, and implement plans of action to achieve their academic and personal goals. -- Preface
Study Skills for Dyslexic Students by
Written with the needs of dyslexic students in further and higher education in mind, this book will motivate, inspire, and guide you through your studies. It is set out in an accessible format and includes a CD packed with tools and resources to help you plan your work, improve your skills, and boost your confidence.
Study Skills for Nurses by
A concise, pocket-sized companion on study skills, aimed at student nurses beginning their course, looking for a refresher on key skills, or returning to further study.