LAL: Online Study Skill Resources

Quick Tips for Learning Strategies

  • Know your personal learning style

  • Engage your mind

  • Be actively involved: write it down, say it aloud, visualize it

  • Organize your information 

  • Use basic memory principles

  • Apply your learning

  • Review Review Review!

Check these sites for more Learning Strategy Tips

Learning Strategies
 

Center for Advancement of Learning: Learning Strategies Database

http://www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/general/
 

An Overview of Memory Principles

http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
 

Three learning styles are identified: Auditory  Visual, and Tactile/Kinesthetic.

http://www.how-to-study.com/LearningStyles.htm
 

A quick reference guide for brain compatible learning principles

http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
 

Tips for Improving Your Memory

http://www.scs.tamu.edu/selfhelp/elibrary/memory.asp
 

Overview of strategies including Monitoring Comprehension; Generating Examples; Thinking in Pictures, Colors, and Shapes; Using Mnemonics; and Repetition.

http://www.sdc.uwo.ca/learning/memory.html
 

A quiz below to evaluate your Memory Skills

http://www.oakton.edu/resource/iss/memsvy.htm
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