CRCB Web Links

Learning Style Inventories
Fill out this questionnaire, submit responses and receive feedback. This site can be used to help confirm your learning style preference.
Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory (for faculty)
McKeachie’s article on learning styles (for faculty)
Matters of Learning Styles (for Faculty)
Learning Styles in Science
Study Time! How to Make the Most of It
Test Taking Strategies
The Basics of Effective Test Taking
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory
Memory Principles
Time Management Tips
Managing Your Reading Time
Time Management Tips
Utah State Time Management System
Managing your Time
Speed Reading
Brain Quicken – Speed Reading Technique
Will it work for you?
Speed Reading Quizzes
Main Ideas
Reading for the Main Ideas
Main Idea Exercises
Main Idea Exercises
Finding Main Ideas in Paragraphs
Finding Details
Supporting Details
Textbook Reading Systems
SQ3R — A Reading System
Reading Methods
Mind Tools — Increasing Your Retention of Written Information
Textbook Marking
Study Skills Self-Help — Textbook Marking
Using Visuals
Mind Tools
Mind Mapping
Create Your Own Family Time Line
Using Outlines
What Should Students Know to Succeed in College
Mission Critical — a full-scale tutorial for critical thinking
Advanced Critical Reading
Helpful review and practice of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Evaluating Websites
Tips on Mastering a Google Search
Evaluating Sites
Critically Analyzing Information Sources
Online Reading Test
Web Regents Reading Test, (a 30 minute timed reading test, 5 Passages, reader submits answers for feedback from the Univ. of Georgia)
Video Tutorials
10 best places to find video tutorials at
Chapter 1: Reading in College (Concentration)
Improving Concentration
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory (tutorial)
Techniques for Concentrating and Remembering
Chapter 3: Remembering What You Read,frameless.htm?NRMODE=Published
Improving Memory
Improving your Memory (tips)
Memory Techniques
Study Skills Memory principles
Chapter 7: Using Inference to Identify Implied Main Ideas
Inference vs Observation exercise
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Textual Inference Reading list
Reading exercises including making Inferences, from RPI
Chapter 10: Textbook marking
Study Guides and Strategies
Study Skills Textbook Marking
Textbook Marking
Textbook Marking
Chapter 11: Reading, Understanding and Creating Visuals
Converting Words into Pictures
Using Visuals to Enhance Secondary Students Reading Comprehension
Google Search Reading “creating visuals” site: .edu
Google Search Reading “creating visuals” site: .org
Chapter 12: Identifying and Evaluating Arguments
Evaluating Arguments
Flow Chart for Evaluating Arguments
Understanding and Evaluating Arguments
Chapter 13: Reading Beyond the Words
Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy
Bloom’s Taxonomy E-Book
Blooms Taxonomy of Cognitive Objectives
Blooms Taxonomy Questioning
Blooms Taxonomy quick guide (interactive)
Critical & Creative Thinking, Bloom’s Taxonomy
Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in Assignment Design
Additional Practice
Cuesta College Reading Comprehension Guide
Other reading exercises from the same guys at the University of Victoria Canada
Reading comprehension exercises from the Univ. of Victoria
More reading comprehension exercises from the Univ of Victoria
**Interactive reading exercises computer checked
Free online academic reading and writing exercises
Gallaudet Univ. Reading Exercises
Learning Resources, Nurse Tracking Technology (a selected reading)
Learning Resources, Story Archives of readings