Resources are not limited to on campus - academic skills, habits, and techniques to reach any academic goal can be found online. Here are a few websites selected by our staff; for consultation and further assistance, contact Jessica Johnston, Academic Support Services Coordinator, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learning Assessments: Knowing your learning style can help you improve in the classroom and outside on your own study time:
Habit Building: Habits take time to develop; persistence is key!
Don't Waste Time & Plan Your Success with Effective Time Management: Plan your week, month, and semester and boost your productivity by improving your working environment, eliminating distractions, and getting organized.
Note Taking: Improve both your listening and note taking skills in the classroom.
Google Read & Write: A cool resource for note-taking on and listening to PDF's and listening and marking web-based articles and Google Documents.
Studying to the Depth of the Test: Using Bloom's Taxonomy: Critical thinking will help you improve your test results and classroom participation.
Thinking about One's Thinking with Metacognition: Reflection on your thinking and what material you understand, and what you don't, is important to effective preparation of a test.
Oh the Reading: Critical reading is a way to engage with the text to help you understand and ask questions about what you are reading.
The Study Cycle: Each study session should have a flow and optimize your memory's capacity.
Subject-Specific Resources: Online videos and resources can be found for every subject. Here are a few of our favorites:
Test Anxiety: If you are looking for a more in depth article on test anxiety, check this out!
More about Tests...Test Taking/Study Tips: Tests are an opportunity to perform and demonstrate all you've learned. Success takes time and skills to master.
Center for Academic Success
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Jessica Johnston, Coordinator
Academic Advisor, Coordinator of Center for Academic Success and Study Skill Development