Colorado State University – Online study skills resources, including links and handouts for study strategies, critical reading, learning preferences, active learning, time management, note-taking, and test-taking. Subject-specific study resources are also available here.
Critical Thinking Community – an educational non-profit organization providing advice and techniques for improving critical thinking within education and everyday life.
Khan Academy – an educational non-profit organization providing subject-specific guidance, including practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace. Math and the sciences, Computing, Econ., Finance, Humanities, Test Prep, etc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Open Courseware – Free M.I.T. courses and study materials: video lectures, lecture notes, exams w/ solutions, assignments with solutions, etc. From Biology, Math, and Career Development to Writing and Humanistic Studies. Students can access all course materials.
OpenCourseWare Consortium - community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing open education and its impact on global education.
OpenCourseWare Guide – links to free online courses and open courseware.
Penn State University – practical advice, handouts, and links for Reading Comprehension, Note Taking, Test Taking, Writing, Understanding Instead of Memorizing, Studying Math/Science, Working on Study/Learning Teams, and additional relevant study skills sites.
University of California-Berkley – advice on success strategies, including study tips, overcoming procrastination, effective listening, note-taking, and test-taking.
Virginia Tech – practical advice on a wide range of study skills, including concentration, time management, study environment, note-taking, and test-taking.
*Remember to ask your instructors for terrific supplemental resources in their fields as well.
Math and the Sciences
Humanities and Social Sciences
Critical Thinking & Active Learning
Memory & Concentration
Motivation and Stress Management