Study Skills


Miscellaneous Tools

Flashcards
Cram.comQuizletStudy BlueStudy Stack
Chrome Apps for Flashcards
CramFlashcard StashQuizletStudyStack
Mind Maps and Graphic Organizers
CoggleMindmupPopplet (iPad) — WiseMapping
Chrome Apps for Mind Mapping
LucidChartMindMeisterMindmup 2.0 for Google DriveMindomo
Homework Help, Review Sites, Study Guides
Discovery EducationHomework SpotInfopleaseNYT: Times TopicsOpposing ViewpointsProCon.orgQuizHubShmoop

Organizers

Assignment Calculator online
Handy tool from the University of Minnesota which creates a work/study timeline for doing reports. Includes links to study guides and specific subject resources.
My Study Life multiplatform, online
My Study Life allows you to store your classes, homework and exams in the cloud making it available on any device, wherever you are. Includes a Chrome app as well.
SchoolTraq Android, online
Track your homework more efficiently, and see it at a glance. Add assignments with natural English. Sync it to your phone. Enjoy an award-winning interface.
TrackClass online
TrackClass helps you get your school work organized. From reminders to notes to assignments and grades, you’ll be on top of your studies!

Note-Taking Tips and Techniques

Back to Basics: Perfect Your Note-Taking Techniques
Taking notes serves one simple purpose: to help you remember information. That’s really it, but with so many different methods of note-taking out there it’s good to find what works for you on different projects.
Five Notetaking Methods pdf
Great note-taking takes practice. You have to find a method that works for you, and that may change depending on the class that you’re in…. Here are 5 methods that are proven to be successful
Geek to Live: Take study-worthy lecture notes (Cornell method)
Learn how to transcribe a lecture in a way that makes studying and cross-references a breeze throughout the semester – no copying involved.
The Modified Cornell Note-taking Sytem pdf
Offers a way of using a modified Cornell system for note-taking and review.
Two-Column Notes (video)
Rita Platt describes two-column notes on this Youtube account.

Note-Taking Tools and Apps

Citelighter online
Store, organize, and share your education and research for free. Includes highlighting, note-taking, and automatic bibliography citation tool. Includes Chrome extension.
Evernote Mac, Win, mobile, online
Capture anything. Save your ideas, things you like, things you hear, and things you see. Access anywhere…. Find things fast. Search by keyword, tag or even printed and handwritten text inside images. Evernote Web Clipper is an addon to help streamline this process, or use the Chrome extension.
LiveBinders online (free and pay levels)
Your 3-ring binder for the Web. Collect your resources. Organize them neatly and easily with your own tabs and notes. Extremely popular way of organizing links and notes on various topics.
Simplenote multiplatform, mobile, online
Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas, and more. Keep notes on the web, your mobile device, and your computer. Find notes quickly with instant searching and simple tags. Share a list, post some instructions, or publish your thoughts.
Symbaloo and
Symbaloo Edu online
Symbaloo lets you set up an online desktop with your favorite sites and feeds right at hand, and allows the creation of new tabs which can be used for gathering pages about different topics. Symbaloo Bookmarker is a quick way of adding sites from Chrome.
Zotero multiplatorm (especially for research)
A free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. The Downloads Page offers extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers.

Study Skills

The Big6 Writing Process
The Big6 is a proven approach to information problem-solving. It helps you succeed in school and life. Use the Big6 to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks.
ergo Study Skills
This practical guide to research, essay writing and studying shows you how to find resources, write great essays and prepare for exams.
How To Study.com
Free study skills, study strategies, and study tips.
Scientific American: Sleep and Learning
Researchers find that how soon we sleep after learning new information impacts how well we retain it.
Study Guides And Strategies
Study habits, time management, critical thinking, classroom skills, reading skills, test taking, writing skills, math & science help, webskills including how to evaluate sites, and outside links.
Study Skills Information
Time management, checklists, note taking, proofreading, and more.
Successful Study Habits: Tips for Students, From Students
Below, several participants in Cengage Learning’s Student Case Study Program pass along the successful study habits that they’d recommend to new college students as they prepare to enter college.
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