Academic Enrichment & Support Center (AESC)

Online Resources AESC Recommends

General Academic Study Skills

On-line Study Skills Advice from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
A good variety of useful information, including 5 on-line study skills workshops on time, tests, textbook reading, memory and concentration, and a study skills inventory. A great place to start.
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

Websites with good advice about studying for and taking tests

Multiple Choice Exams (Duke University)
http://www.socialpsychology.org/testtips.htm

Websites with good advice about using time

Where does time Go?
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/TMInteractive.html

Websites with good advice about reading (speed, comprehension, etc.)

The SQ3R Reading and Study System
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/sq3r.html
Suggestions for improving reading speed
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/adult-literacy/
Reading essays you must analyze
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/essays.html

Websites on memory and comprehension

Remembering
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/remember.html

Websites on learning styles

On-line assessment of your learning style from nc state university.
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/ILSdir/ilsweb.html

Websites on note-taking

Note-taking and In-class skills
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/notetake.html
The famous "Cornell System"
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/cornell.html
Editing Lecture Notes
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/editing.html

Websites with tools (surveys, quizzes, etc.) to help you evaluate your skills

Study Skill Checklist
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/checklis.html
5 on-line study skills workshops from Virginia Tech
Time Management, Test Taking, Textbook Reading, Concentration, Study Skills Inventory
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html