Studying & Writing Effectively

Studying and writing effectively

Pick a topic, and use the resources to take your skills to the next level! Workshops and one-on-one appointments are also available.

Managing time

Learn time management techniques to:

  • stay motivated
  • minimize stress
  • complete assignments on time
  • balance your life

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Note-taking

Learn how to:

  • prepare at the start of term
  • prepare before each class
  • take better notes during class
  • maximize concentration

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Reading your textbook

Learn how to:

  • concentrate better while reading
  • prepare before reading
  • use reading strategies
  • record key info as you read

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Preparing for tests

Learn how to:

  • find out about the test
  • organize study materials
  • anticipate test questions
  • test yourself

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Taking tests

Learn strategies for:

  • general test-taking
  • multiple choice tests
  • essay exams
  • learning from past tests

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Working in groups

Learn the 4 stages of group work:

  • forming
  • storming
  • norming
  • performing

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Giving presentations

Learn how to:

  • prepare the content
  • practice your presentation
  • delivery techniques
  • deal with anxiety

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Planning your writing

Learn how to:

  • create an action plan
  • brainstorm effectively
  • make an outline
  • write a thesis statement

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Revising your writing

Learn how to:

  • improve the flow of your writing
  • integrate quotes smoothly
  • avoid grammar pitfalls
  • become a better self-editor

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Featured videos Here are two videos to help with your group writing assignments:

Steps to Writing a High Quality Paper as a Group What NOT to do When Writing a Group Paper

 

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