The following list organizes the resources by topic; however, please note that each of these sites will contain more topics than just the one noted. Click on an item in the box to jump to that topic.

Anxiety/Stress
  1. Center for Personal and Professional Development at The University of Missouri
    - Rolla - good discussion of test anxiety; strategies for reducing anxiety included.
  2. Muskingum College - Center for the Advancement of Learning
    bullet"Test Anxiety"
  3. Rhodes College Counseling and Student Development Center - good information on coping with stress.
  4. University of Victoria Learning Skills Program
    bullet"Strategies for Stress Management"
    bullet"Tactics for Managing Stress and Anxiety"
  5. Test-anxiety

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Concentration
  1. University of Waterloo
  2. bullet "Concentration"

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Content Specific Skills
  1. College of DuPage
  2. Homework Helper - 9 subject areas
  3. Muskingum College
    bullet"Center for the Advancement of Learning"
  4. Study Web - 30 subject areas
  5. University of Victoria - Writing of a History Essay Examination

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General Collections
  1. Dartmouth
    bulletLearning Strategies Guides - Go to Learning Enhancement Services- then to Learning Strategies Guides
  2. Muskingum College
    bullet"Center for the Advancement of Learning"
  3. University of California at Berkeley
    Strategies for Success
    - Go to Study Strategies Tips; useful list of resources including procrastination and listening.
  4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Learning Center
    "Ten Traps of Studying"
  5. Virginia Tech Counseling Center - An extensive and useful list of study skills handouts.

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Language Learning
  1. Language Study Skills from Augustine Club - Brief suggestions for studying a foreign language.
  2. University of Arkansas Language Learning Centers - Many resources for many languages.

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Learning to Learn/Learning Styles
  1. Brain Dancing for Students - Meta-learning handbook: excellent resource on learning how to learn. Includes mind-mapping, memory, etc.
  2. MBTI and Learning Styles
  3. MBTI and Time Management
  4. Muskingum College's Center for the
    Advancement of Learning
    bullet"Learning Modality Questionnaire" -
    tests your predominant mode and gives implications
    for learning.
  5. Psychological Type Profiles - "Explanations of the MBTI results"
  6. Rio Salado Community College
    bullet"10 Steps in Learning to Learn"
  7. Thinking about Thinking - Metacognition site - information on how to improve reading and learning skills.
  8. University of Waterloo
    bullet "Learning and Remembering"

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Listening
  1. University of California at Berkeley
    Strategies for Success
    - Go to Study Strategies Tips; useful list of resources including procrastination and listening.
  2. University of Waterloo
    bullet "Listening and Note-taking"

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Math

 

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Memory
  1. Brain Dancing for Students - Meta-learning handbook: excellent resource on learning how to learn. Includes mind-mapping, memory, etc.
  2. Tips to Improve
  3. University of St. Thomas - good list of study and reading resources including mnemonic devices for memory.
  4. University of Victoria - Go to Remembering in their Learning Program list.

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Motivation
  1. University of Victoria
    bullet"Increasing Motivation" Look for this
    in their Learning Program List.
    bullet"Controlling Your Own Study Behavior"
    bullet"Self-Management Checklist"
  2. Virginia Tech   http://www.ucc.vt.edu

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Notes
  1. Brain Dancing for Students - Meta-learning handbook: excellent resource on learning how to learn. Includes mind-mapping, memory, etc.
  2. University of Victoria
    bullet"Concept Mapping"
  3. York University Learning Skills Program - In-depth resources on reading, notes, time management, and test-taking.

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Reading
  1. Cerritos College
    bullet"Practice Finding Main Ideas" - 3
    main ideas tutorials with exercises;
    answer keys provided.
  2. College of St. Benedict / St. John's Study Skill Guides
    bullet"Remembering What You Read"
    bullet"Skimming"
    bullet"Underlining and Highlighting"
  3. George Mason University
    bullet"Questions to Ask of Any Poem"
    bullet"A Checklist for Reading Poetry"
  4. Marking Your Textbooks
  5. Questions for Critical Reading
  6. Regent's Testing Program - practice reading comprehension tests available - scored online.
  7. Strategies for Texts
  8. Tips to Improve Speed
  9. Thinking about Thinking - Metacognition site - information on how to improve reading and learning skills.
  10. University of St. Thomas - good list of study and reading resources including mnemonic devices for memory.
  11. University of Victoria - Check out Reading and Understanding Texts in their Learning Program List.
  12. York University Learning Skills Program - In-depth resources on reading, notes, time management, and test-taking.

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Self-Testing Materials
These sites contain tests that can be taken online.
  1. QueenDom.com Locus of Control Test a test that will determine whether you are internally or externally motivated http://www.queendom.com/tests/personality/lc.html
  2. Explanation of Locus of Control
  3. Regent's Testing Program - practice reading comprehension tests available - scored online.
  4. What's Your Emotional Intelligence Quotient?
  5. QueenDom.com site contains a variety of IQ, relationship, personality, career and health self-tests with automatic scoring http://www.queendom.com/tests/alltests.html

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Test-Taking & Test Preparation
  1. College of St. Benedict / St. John's Study Skill Guides
    bullet"Rehearsing to Learn"
    bullet"Test-Taking Strategies"
    bullet"Essay-Type Exams"
    bullet"Test Skills"
  2. How to Remember for Tests
  3. Process of Elimination
  4. Psych-Web
    bullet"The Six Hour D and How to Avoid It"
  5. Tips for Objective Tests
  6. Test-anxiety
  7. University of Victoria
    bullet"Answering Essay Questions"
    bullet"Study Groups" - their benefit in
    preparing for tests.
    bullet"Mnemonics"
    bullet"Multiple Choice Tests" - How to
    take them. Includes a sample test.
    bullet"Simplified Plans of Action for
    Common Types of Question Words
    "
    bullet"Test Questions: Six Levels of Learning"
  8. University of Waterloo
    bullet"Cramming"
  9. University of California at Berkeley Taking Tests General Tips http://slc.berkeley.edu/calren/testsgeneral.html

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Time Management
  1. 10 Time Management Hints
  2. University of California at Berkeley
    Strategies for Success
    - Go to Study Strategies Tips; useful list of resources including procrastination and listening.
  3. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Counseling Center
    bullet"Putting a Stop to Putting it Off:
    Procrastination Management Strategies
    "
  4. Virginia Tech Counseling Center
    bullet"Time Scheduling"
    bullet"Time Scheduling Suggestions"
  5. York University Learning Skills Program - In-depth resources on reading, notes, time management, and test-taking.
  6. University of Waterloo
    bullet "Time Management"

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