The Learning & Tutoring Center has six locations to serve you!

Learning and Study Skills

students studying at the Decatur LTC

  • An amazing wealth of learning and study skills resources and links are available at this site including specific learning and study strategies for subjects ranging from Accounting to Theater.  Now with reviews!  If you visit only one study skills site, this is the one.


  • Virginia Tech has a wonderful site full of Study Skills Self-help Information including online workshops.

  • Over 80 learning skills handouts on topics including textbook reading, note taking, concentration, memory, time management, test taking, attitudes, and goal setting are available from the Student Academic Resource Center at the University of Central Florida.

  • Over 100 learning skills study guides are available at Study Guides and Strategies.  The site also contains translations of many of these study guides in more than 20 languages!

  • Are you spending a lot of time studying but still not doing well?   This great series of  five YouTube videos on how to study effectively in college from Stephen Chew of Samford University will help you develop more effective learning strategies.

  • Effective time management skills are vital to superior academic performance and college success.   This link from Dartmouth's Academic Skills Center provides essential time management techniques that will allow students to get the most out of their college experience.

  • Video on how to use the SQ3R textbook reading method:

    Conquering Test Anxiety

    • An excellent video on overcoming test anxiety from Dana Kobold of Red Rocks Community College:

    Note-Taking Systems

    • Very short (43 seconds) video on Cornell Note-Taking


    • An excellent explanation of Cornell Note-Taking from the University of Ottawa: