Academic Skills
 

Academic Skills

Internet Videos

Students registered in Skills 232 have many options to complete the four Skills Labs:

Study Skills

 

Video Title

(Click Link)

Description
Time Management

Time Management

(captioned)

  • Methods for getting organized and making better use of your time
Textbook Reading Reading Improvement (captioned)
  •  Strategies for improving reading rate and comprehension
Note Taking

Note Taking

(captioned)

  • Techniques for effectively recording and learning information from classes and lectures

Critical Thinking &

Problem Solving

7 Skills Students Need for their Future
  • Listen to Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard's Change Leadership Group discuss the must-have skills of the future: Critical thinking and problem-solving
Essay Writing

How to Write An Effective Essay:

The Introduction

  • Learn the method for writing the perfect essay introduction. 
  • Visit http://www.engvid.com/ for English video lessons and brain training games
Goal Setting

How to Follow Through and

Persist with Your Goals

  • Follow the advice and recommendations of success coach Anthony Robbins

Learning &

Teaching Styles

How to Get the Most Out of Studying
  • Part 1 of 5, "Beliefs that Make You Fail... Or Succeed"

Memory &

Concentration

Strategic Learning

(captioned)

  • A three step process for meaningful understanding and retaining information
Test Taking Anxiety Stress Management (captioned)
  • Learn more about stress and stress management techniques
Career & College Skills

Mastering the Job Interview;

Writing Effective Resumes & Cover Letter

(captioned)

  • Specific job search advice and topics for those preparing for a job or internship

Viewing Instructions:
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Last Updated: 5/15/13