Useful Study Skills Sites
University of Guelph's Learning Commons - The University of Guelph has won a number of website awards for its series of "FastFacts" designed to provide students with the kind of basic study skill background that they need to be successful in university.

UNBC's Study Skills Centre - UNBC provides a series of straightforward, easy to understand handouts on study skills. (In order to access the site you need to click on "learning strategies" in the drop down menu at the top of the page). Along with the traditional strategies, there are also some on presenting seminars, poster presentations and looking for languagesignals during lectures.

Dartmouth's Academic Skill Centre – Dartmouth has produced and put online a series of study skill videos on learning strategies for general chemistry, time management, notetaking, stress management, reading improvement, and strategic learning.

Virginia Polytechnical Institute - This study skill site pops up near the top of a Google search for a good reason. It is comprehensive and has a large number of handouts in addition to a number of on-line workshops. The workshops are low tech, but they provide both an introduction to some basic study strategies (reading, test taking, time management) as well as some practical exercises.

University of St. Thomas - There are a large number of handouts available on this site. It is well-organized and offers a couple of exercises ("M.U.R.D.E.R." for example) that are both unique and useful.

McMaster University - McMaster has produced a number of study skills podcasts on managing time, avoiding procrastination, studying for math, writing papers, and improving your grades. These videos are very succinct, yet they cover a wide variety of study skills related issues.

Carleton University's Procrastination Research - This website is created by the Procrastination Research Group at Carleton University in Ottawa. It is a compilation of a variety of information and research related to procrastination. It contains a blog, podcasts, and a variety of research articles on the topic of procrastination. It is an excellent resource if you are interested in learning more about why people procrastinate.

Khan Academy – This website is a useful tool for students struggling with content related to specific courses. It contains an online collection of over 3000 video tutorials on math, science, computer science, economics, and humanities related topics. Their stated goal is to provide free education to people anywhere in the world.

Wolfram Alpha – This website is a computational knowledge engine that provides answers for a variety of problems. It can be a useful tool when in need of quick answers and explanations.