General study strategies 

Study strategies


  • Memorize Academy provides a less than 9 minute video on general study strategies.

A 5 minute video published by Sprouts providing tips on memorization.

Note-taking strategies


  • Crash Course YouTube Channel, an educational YouTube channel started by Hank Green and John Green (author of The Fault in Our Stars), provides a less than 10 minute video of different types of note taking and their benefits.

  • 5 Methods of note takingPreview the document- A general overview of 5 methods of note taking. . 

  • Cornell note taking- The Learning Toolbox provides resources for the specific note taking style, Cornell Notes.

  • Mind mapping note takingPreview the document- ECU.edu provides resources for Mind Map Note Taking

  • Outline note takingPreview the document - Resources for taking notes in the outline style.

    Reading assignment support


    • Crash Course, an educational YouTube channel started by Hank Green and John Green (author of The Fault in Our Stars), informational video, less than 10 minutes, providing help for reading assignments.

    • Active vs. passive reading- SPARK provides information about active vs. passive reading techniques.

    • Characteristics of active and passive readersPreview the document - Quick PDF chart comparing Active vs. Passive Reading characteristics 

      • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill provides some tips for note-taking from readings.

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