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Assessing your Learning Style
Do you know what kind of learner you are? – from Alamo Collegeshttp://www.alamo.edu/sac/history/keller/accditg/ssls.html
 
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire  (interactive answers provided w/ advice)http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
 
The Four Learning Styles – from Diablo Valley Collegehttp://www.metamath.com/lsweb/fourls.htm
Managing Time and Tasks
Time Scheduling Suggestions – from Virginia Techhttp://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/htimesug.html
Planning Study Time - from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/study-skills/planning.html
 
Time, problem and project management - from Joe Landsberger as an international, learner-centric, educational public service.http://www.studygs.net/shared/mgmnt.htm
Time Management for Right-Brained People (or What To Do If To-Do Lists Aren't Your Style) - from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/Study%20Skills%20PDFs%20for%20LSC%20Website/Time%20Managment%20for%20Right-Brained%20People.pdf
 
Time Management - from Stanford Universityhttp://www.stanford.edu/dept/CTL/Student/studyskills/time_manage.pdf
 
A Simple Effective Time Management System - from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/timemgmt.pdf
 
Smart Tips – University of Chicago http://counseling.uchicago.edu/services/asap/timemgmt/smart_tips.shtml
 
One of These Days I'll Stop Procrastinating - University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.vpul.upenn.edu/lrc/lr/PDF/procrastination%20%28W%29.pdf
 
Increasing Motivation – from the University of Victoriahttp://www.coun.uvic.ca/learning/motivation/
Study Skills
 
Study Hacks - informative blog written by Cal Newporthttp://calnewport.com/blog/
 
Study Skills Self-Help Information - from Virginia Techhttp://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
 
Motivation and Goal Setting Worksheet - From University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/motivation/goals.html
 
Self Management Checklist - From University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/motivation/self-management.html
Controlling Your Own Study Behaviour - From University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/motivation/self-reinforcement.html
 
Remembering
 
Remembering - from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/memory/index.html
 
Memory Tips –from Oregon Health & Science Univeristy http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/student-services/education-diversity/student-access/academic-success/memory-tips.cfm
 
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory - from Virginia Techhttp://www.ucc.vt.edu/lynch/improvconcentration.htm
 
 I Just Can't Seem to Concentrate! - from the University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.vpul.upenn.edu/lrc/lr/PDF/concentration%20%28W%29.pdf
 
Improving Your Memory - from Texas A&M Universityhttp://scs.tamu.edu/?q=node/95
Making and Using NotesNote taking: Top 5 Tips - from Vivinette Dietsche, a technical writing student at UWEC (2000)http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic/notes-tips.htm Instructions on how to set up Cornell Notes (includes Word template and PDF template)http://www.timeatlas.com/5_Minute_Tips/General/Word_Templates_and_Cornell_Note_Taking
 
Methods of taking Notes – from Stanford Universityhttp://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/sites/default/files/common/docs/ctl_notetaking.pdf
 
Listen Actively and Take Great Notes – from Princeton Universityhttp://www.princeton.edu/mcgraw/library/for-students/great-notes/
 
Reading and Understanding TextsA Classic Method for Studying Texts: SQ4R – from the University of Guelphhttp://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/assistance/learning_services/handouts/SQ4R.cfm
 
Active Reading Strategies – from Princeton Universityhttp://www.princeton.edu/mcgraw/library/for-students/remember-reading/
 
Rapid Reading – from Cornell University http://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/Study%20Skills%20PDFs%20for%20LSC%20Website/Rapid%20Reading.pdf
 
How to Read University Texts – from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/reading-skills/texts.html
 
Concept Mapping – from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/Study%20Skills%20PDFs%20for%20LSC%20Website/Concept%20Mapping.pdf
Reading and Notetaking – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=157846
 
Reading and Remembering – from Canberra Universityhttp://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/reading
 
Reading Skills for postgraduates - from the Open University U.K.http://www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy/pg-reading-skills.php
 
Critical ThinkingWhat is critical thinking? – from the University of Canberrahttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=180719
 
Thinking Critically - from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/critical-thinking/index.html
 
Organizing and Integrating Information - from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/note-taking/organizing-information.html
 
Gathering and processing evidence for postgraduate study - from the Open University U.K.http://www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy/pg-gathering-and-processing-evidence.php
 
Participating effectively in lectures and tutorials
Participating in Lectures – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=180718
 
Class Participation: More than Just Raising Your Hand – from San Francisco State Universityhttp://academic.sfsu.edu/CMS_uploads/files/7faff-355.pdf
 
Preparing for and Writing ExaminationsWriting Examinations – from the University of Victoriahttp://coun.uvic.ca/learning/exams/index.html
 
Understanding Academic Anxiety - from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/anxiety.pdf
 
Five Finger Relaxation Techniques – from University of Chicago http://counseling.uchicago.edu/services/asap/tests/fivefinger.shtml
 
Relaxation Exercises – from the University of Arizonahttp://thinktank.arizona.edu/sites/thinktank.arizona.edu/files/website-documents/Relaxation%20Exercises.pdf
 
Preparing for Exams – from the University of North Carolinahttp://campushealth.unc.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=467&Itemid=65
Test Preparation: The Bullseye Strategy – from Duke University http://web.duke.edu/arc/documents/The%20Bullseye%20strategy.pdf
Exam Prep: A Self Check – from the University of Arizonahttp://www.lpl.arizona.edu/undergrad/classes/spring2011/Larson_101/Exams/ExamPrepSelfCheck.pdf
 
Exam Strategies: How to Tackle Exam Questions – from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/exam.pdf
 
Coping with Exams – from Canberra Universityhttp://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/exams
 
Words to watch for in Essay Questions – from Cornell Universityhttp://lsc.sas.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/Study%20Skills%20PDFs%20for%20LSC%20Website/Words%20to%20Watch%20for%20in%20Essay.pdf
Writing Essays, Reports, and DissertationsThe Writing Centre – from RRU Universityhttp://library.royalroads.ca/writing-centre
 
What is an essay? – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=178430
 
What is reflective Writing – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=180720
 
Battling the Block: Writing Through and Beyond Writer's Block – from the University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.vpul.upenn.edu/lrc/lr/PDF/writer%27s%20block%20%28W%29.pdf
 
Getting Past Perfectionism – from Princeton University http://www.princeton.edu/mcgraw/library/for-students/perfectionism/
Presenting your Findings for postgraduate students - from the Open University U.K.http://www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy/pg-presenting-your-findings.phpOral PresentationsPreparing an oral presentation – from Canberra UniversityPlanning a presentationResearching for a presentationWriting a presentationUsing visual aidsDelivering a presentationDealing with nervousnessGroup presentationshttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=164490
 
Making Class Presentations – from Counselling Service, McMaster Universityhttp://socserv2.mcmaster.ca/Inquiry/presentationsmaking.htm
 
Effective presentations – from the University of Kansashttp://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/effective.html
 
How To Conquer Public Speaking Fear By Morton C. Orman, M.D. – From StressCure.comhttp://www.stresscure.com/jobstress/speak.html
Working in Groups or IndependentlyA model of ideal group work – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=164485&chapterid=191
Problems you may encounter in groupwork and how to address them – from Canberra Universityhttp://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/mod/book/view.php?id=164485&chapterid=192
 
How to form a successful study group – from Duke Universityhttp://web.duke.edu/arc/documents/How%20to%20Form%20a%20Successful%20Study%20Group.pdf
 
Learning Independently – from Canberra Universityhttp://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/independent
 
How to Survive Virtual Group Work – from elearners.comhttp://www.elearners.com/guide/success-in-an-online-program/tips-for-tests-papers-and-homework-assignments/how-to-survive-virtual-group-work/
English for LearningEnglish Language for Academic Studies – from the Open University, U.K.http://www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy/english/index.php
 
Mobile ESL – from Athabasca Universityhttp://www.eslau.ca/
Online LearningTips for online Success - from the University of Illinoishttp://www.ion.uillinois.edu/resources/tutorials/pedagogy/tips.asp
 
Fundamentals of online learning with you at the center-  researched, authored, maintained and supported by Joe Landsbergerhttp://www.studygs.net/online/index.htm
 
M-learning: Mobile learning with cell phones, i-pads, and handheld devices- researched, authored, maintained and supported by Joe Landsbergerhttp://www.studygs.net/online/mlearning.htm
How Students Develop Online Learning Skills by Alan R. Roperhttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM07110.pdf
Research SkillsLibrary Research : InfoQuest tutorial – from Royal Roads Universityhttps://ezproxy.royalroads.ca/login?url=http://learner.royalroads.ca/moodle/course/view.php?id=68
Statistical LiteracyStatistical literacy: Thinking critically about statistics – from Ausberg Collegehttp://web.augsburg.edu/~schield/MiloPapers/984StatisticalLiteracy6.pdf

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