Study Skills

Study Skills

Helpful Study Skills Websites

How to be a Student: http://www.elee.calpoly.edu/~jbreiten/htbas.html

Learning Services: http://www.uoguelph.ca/csrc/learning/homepage.html

Research Paper: http://www.researchpaper.com/

Study Skills Package: http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocs/Study/study_skills.html

Study Skills Self-Help Info: http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

Study Strategies: http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/acad/strat/

Study Skills Self-help:  http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

Gotta Write A Paper!?  http://www-adm.pdx.edu/user/eng/sstory/paper.htm

Study-Help: http://www.scott.net/~hmwkhelp/Study-Help.html

EasySites-HomeworkHelper: http://www.infokids.com.hk/homewk/index.html

Concentration: Rules of Thumb: http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/concentr.html

Learning Styles Survey: http://www.smarterkids.com/mysmarterkids/stylesurvey.asp

Information on the Cornell note-taking system, including step-by-step instructions:
http://www.byu.edu/stlife/cdc/Learning_Strategies/study_skills/note-tak.htm

This gives concrete advice on how to listen: http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocs/Study/listening.html

Provides a nice visual on how students pay attention/forget during a one-hour lecture:http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocs/Study/Curve.html

 
Topics are math and science.  This is an animated, interacting testing and learning site for middle and high school students; they can take a variety of tests or games and compare their scores to students across the nation: www.getsmarter.org
 

For the more visual student, note taking with mind-maps might work well: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newISS_01.htm 

A handout detailing on effective listening and note taking; also includes a list of things to do before class, during class and after class:    http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts/1415.html

Students who are struggling to manage time on completing projects can use the project calculatorat http://rpc.elm4you.org. It provides timelines, instructional aides and resources for students. Be sure to check the related links.

Purdue University On-Line Writing Lab Give handouts, links, search tools and more concerning writing

Study Skills Self Help Information Virginia Tech's site on study skills

Managing Time This Columbia University site offers ideas on how to manage time and improve comprehension. Provides foreign language study resources as well

Rose-Hulman Homework Hotline for Science & Math
1-800-ASK-ROSE

http://dus.psu.edu/academicsuccess/studyskills.html  Penn State University -- Topics include reading comprehension, note taking, test taking, writing, understanding instead of memorizing, studying math and science, and working on study/learning teams.  Additional information here.

http://mathcs.slu.edu/undergrad-math/success-in-mathematics/ St. Louis Unversity math study skills

 

Carmel High School Counseling Center
Phone: 571-5922    Fax: 571-4056
Open school days from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm
Summer hours from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm
If you can't find what you are looking for, please e-mail Kris Hartman