Academic & Study Smarts

A Guide for University Learning

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This guide introduces you to many areas of university learning such as course outlines, textbooks, lectures, studying & exams.

Created by: Learning Services at the University of Guelph (Ontario).

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Study Guides & Strategies Website

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This site is one of the giants of the internet when it comes to study skills. It offers over 130 guides to help with almost every facet of learning. These guides cover basic writing skills, online learning, classroom participation and tons more.

Created by: Joe Landsberger

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Fighting Plagiarism is Serious Business (3:47)

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In this TED Ed Lesson Melissa Huseman D’Annunzio takes a creative approach to explaining multiple forms of plagiarism. Find out how the Department of Plagiarism investigates threats to original thinking.

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Research and Documentation Online

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A site devoted to helping you find and document sources in the Humanities, Social Sciences, History and Sciences. It also includes tips for evaluating sources, a list of style manuals, and a glossary of research terms.

Created by: Diana Hacker & Barbara Fister

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How to Open and Close Presentations (7:36)

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Mark Powell of Cambridge University Press offers practical tips for opening and closing a presentation.

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Study Tips: Why You Should Not Study From a Textbook (4:38)

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Rowan Kunz from Study TV explains why studying from a text book is an extremely ineffective form of study. He also explains why study notes should be a vital part of your overall study strategy.

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Lifehack

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Tips on communication, lifestyle, money, productivity, technology and work. Giving you more time to enjoy life.

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