Study Skill Videos
Marty Lobdell’s “Study Less, Study Smart” lecture is a lecture on how to improve your study skills to ensure success in college. This summary video will give you a good portion of the most useful advice from the lecture.
Ted Talk: How a Student Changed Her Study Habits by Setting Goals and Managing Time
College Info Geek: How to Study Effectively – 8 Advanced Tips
King’s University - Learning Skills: Reading Comprehension
Take the Study Skills Self-Assessment to see what areas you need to work on to be successful with your study habits.
Virtual Sources to Help with Note Taking
Open Text Summarizer summarizes text and identifies key words.
OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office Suite and provides versatility in note taking.
MindMeister supports mind-mapping as a means of brainstorming, organizing ideas, note taking, and project-planning.
Diigo allows you to collect, organize, highlight, and annotate your web-based research information into your cloud library. You can highlight text, screen capture, or save archived web material to review any time.
SMMRY provides a customizable summary for a text.
Summarizer allows you to upload URL links and it will extract main ideas/details.
Online Summarize Tool (Tools4noobs) is a good summarizing tool which is similar to other online tools but allows options in customizing the resulting summary.
Free Summarizer allows you the option of determining the number of sentences you want the resulting summary to be.
Organization Guide Need some help getting organized? See our Organization Guide that details using Canvas and Google to help you with your organization skills.