Study Skills Links
How to Study Long and Hard and Still Fail...or How To Get the Most out of Studying (Samford University, Birmington, AL.) In this YouTube series, Dr. Stephen Chew explains powerful learning principles with very good examples and visual demonstrations. Each video is approximately 8 minutes long.
Study Skills Self-help Information (Virginia Tech) (Top picks) Good comprehension site. Covers time management, procrastination, study skills, and note taking along with much other help. Also includes a number of short personalized strories involving study strategies and much other help.
Learning Strategies Database (Muskingum) (Top picks) Almost any academic learning strategy mentioned in any of the links on this page are on this site. Alphabetically listed in a table, just click what you wish to see.
Methods of Study The SQ3R, SQ4R, and PQ4R methods. Decide for yourself which one you prefer.
Study skills (Sam Houston State University) Motivation is the key to doing well. Tips on common study problems students have and suggestions to help avoid them. Learn to improve your memory. General study tips.
Study skills (University of Buffalo) The Couseling Center at the Univesity of Buffalo has information on stress and time management, study habits and test anxiety. There is also information for those who have difficulty overcoming procrastination, and for dealing with perfectionist along with many other links to self help and study pages.
Student-to-Student Study Tips Study tips from the University of Illinois at Chicago's Academic Center for Excellence. The tips include reading strategies, lecture notes, where to study, studying for exams, time management and motivation, writing papers, math and science strategies, and stress control.
Study Skill Guides (St. John's University) 23 time management techniques involving where and when you should study. How to minimize distractions and use a time management checklist. The SQ3R method. Ways to become a more effective listener. Why take notes in class and tips on taking them. General suggestions for classroom behaviour, note taking, and listening. Tips on skimming, highlighting, and underlining. Rehearse to learn. How to get more out of your studying and test taking tips and techniques.
The "Top 10 Study Guides" are the best of the web on study sites according to howtostudy.com. Our Favorite Handouts (University of Texas) A site comprised of links to other help pages involving study strategies, reading and writing.
Study Strategies Homepage (University of Minnesota-Duluth) Assess your study skills. Develop and practice using skills and strategies. Memory and motivation ideas to get you started studying. How to not forget the material that you study to increase time efficiency.
Studying with Intensity (University of Columbia) Some questions that have been asked while trying to study are: "When should I study?" "Where should I study?" and "Whom with should I study?" This page goes straight to the point answers to these questions.
Learning Skills Program (University of Victoria) Has a variety of self help information. Each topic has links to a number of specific handouts.