CRCB Web Links

Learning Style Inventories
http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
Fill out this questionnaire, submit responses and receive feedback. This site can be used to help confirm your learning style preference.
http://www.chelt.ac.uk/gdn/discuss/kolb1.htm
Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory (for faculty)
http://www.ntlf.com/html/pi/9511/article1.htm
McKeachie’s article on learning styles (for faculty)
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/LS-Prism.htm
Matters of Learning Styles (for Faculty)
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Secondtier.html
Learning Styles in Science
Concentration
http://adulted.about.com/library/weekly/aa091601a.htm
Study Time! How to Make the Most of It
Test Taking Strategies
http://www.bucks.edu/~specpop/tests.htm
The Basics of Effective Test Taking
Memory
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory
http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
Memory Principles
Time Management Tips
http://www.bucks.edu/~specpop/time-manage.htm
Managing Your Reading Time
http://www.rio.maricopa.edu/distance_learning/tutorials/study/time.shtml
http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/acad/strat/time_manage.html
Time Management Tips
http://www.usu.edu/arc/idea_sheets/time.htm
Utah State Time Management System
http://www.mheso.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=688
Managing your Time
Speed Reading
http://www.brainquicken.com/px_project_article.asp
Brain Quicken – Speed Reading Technique
Will it work for you?
http://www.readingsoft.com/quiz.html
Speed Reading Quizzes
Main Ideas
http://www.ccis.edu/departments/cae/studyskills/mainidea.html
Reading for the Main Ideas
http://users.dhp.com/~laflemm/reso/mainIdea.htm
Main Idea Exercises
http://vclass.mtsac.edu:920/readroom/Mainidea.htm
Main Idea Exercises
http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/topic.html
Finding Main Ideas in Paragraphs
Finding Details
http://vclass.mtsac.edu/amla-51/Supporting%20Details/details.htm
Supporting Details
Textbook Reading Systems
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/sq3r.html
SQ3R — A Reading System
http://www.arc.sbc.edu/sq3r.html
Reading Methods
http://www.mindtools.com/sq3r.html
Mind Tools — Increasing Your Retention of Written Information
Textbook Marking
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
Study Skills Self-Help — Textbook Marking
Using Visuals
http://www.mindtools.com/mindmaps.html
Mind Tools
http://www.brazosport.cc.tx.us/~lac/mindmap.htm
Mind Mapping
http://www.ourtimelines.com/
Create Your Own Family Time Line
http://www.lionden.com/using_outlines.htm
Using Outlines
Arguments
http://www.mccallie.org/wrt_ctr/What%20Should%20Students%20Know%20to%20Succeed%20in%20College.doc
What Should Students Know to Succeed in College
http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/
Fallacies
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/itl/graphics/main.html
Mission Critical — a full-scale tutorial for critical thinking
Advanced Critical Reading
http://www.le.ac.uk/castle/resources/mcqman/mcqappc.html
Helpful review and practice of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Evaluating Websites
http://www.google.com/help/features.html
Tips on Mastering a Google Search
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/critical/index.htm
Evaluating Sites
http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/skill26.htm
Critically Analyzing Information Sources
Online Reading Test
http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwrtp/pracread.htm
Web Regents Reading Test, (a 30 minute timed reading test, 5 Passages, reader submits answers for feedback from the Univ. of Georgia)
Video Tutorials
http://mashable.com/2007/05/14/video-howtos/
10 best places to find video tutorials at
Chapter 1: Reading in College (Concentration)
http://www.learningcommons.uoguelph.ca/LearningServices/Fastfacts-Concentration.html
Concentration
http://www.vcsa.uic.edu/MainSite/departments/ace/home/concentration.htm
Improving Concentration
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/lynch/ImprovConcentration.htm
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory (tutorial)
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/311.HTM
Techniques for Concentrating and Remembering
Chapter 3: Remembering What You Read
http://www.vcsa.uic.edu/NR/exeres/899EAD01-DEF5-4BB7-B912-3F3ACC28EB5A,frameless.htm?NRMODE=Published
Improving Memory
http://www.helpguide.org/life/improving_memory.htm
Improving your Memory (tips)
http://www.accd.edu/sac/history/keller/ACCDitg/SSMT.htm
Memory Techniques
http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
Study Skills Memory principles
Chapter 7: Using Inference to Identify Implied Main Ideas
http://mcckc.edu/longview/ctac/psych1.htm
Inference vs Observation exercise
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/309.HTM
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/mjc/misc/textinference.html
Textual Inference Reading list
http://www.rpi.edu/dept/advising/esl/american_culture/american_culture.html
Reading exercises including making Inferences, from RPI
Chapter 10: Textbook marking
http://www.studygs.net/
Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.trcc.commnet.edu/ed_resources/tasc/Training/Study_Skills.htm
Study Skills Textbook Marking
http://ccc.byu.edu/learning/txt-mkg.php
Textbook Marking
http://www.owensboro.kctcs.edu/tlc/LEARNING/Learning/TEXTBOOKMARKING.HTML
Textbook Marking
Chapter 11: Reading, Understanding and Creating Visuals
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/312.HTM
Converting Words into Pictures
http://www.ascd.org/video_guides/reading02/resources/rakes.html
Using Visuals to Enhance Secondary Students Reading Comprehension
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=reading+%22creating+visuals%22+site%3A.edu&btnG=Search
Google Search Reading “creating visuals” site: .edu
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=reading+%22creating+visuals%22+site%3A.org
Google Search Reading “creating visuals” site: .org
Chapter 12: Identifying and Evaluating Arguments
http://www.csuchico.edu/~egampel/students/evaluating.html
Evaluating Arguments
http://mcckc.edu/longview/ctac/flowpt1.htm
Flow Chart for Evaluating Arguments
http://www.etsu.edu/criticalthinking/understanding.asp
Understanding and Evaluating Arguments
Chapter 13: Reading Beyond the Words
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/dalton.htm
Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy
http://www.coe.uga.edu/epltt/bloom.htm
Bloom’s Taxonomy E-Book
http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/research/Blooms_Taxonomy.shtml
Blooms Taxonomy of Cognitive Objectives
http://www.justreadnow.com/strategies/bloom.htm
Blooms Taxonomy Questioning
http://www.lc.capellauniversity.edu/~149062/bloom.html
Blooms Taxonomy quick guide (interactive)
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic69.htm
Critical & Creative Thinking, Bloom’s Taxonomy
http://www.umuc.edu/ugp/ewp/bloomtax.html
Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in Assignment Design
Additional Practice
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/300INDEX.HTM
Cuesta College Reading Comprehension Guide
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/490/wchild/index.htm
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/reading/
Other reading exercises from the same guys at the University of Victoria Canada
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/reading/index.htm
Reading comprehension exercises from the Univ. of Victoria
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/200/reading/index.htm
More reading comprehension exercises from the Univ of Victoria
http://www3.sympatico.ca/jacek_s/magdak/Reading.html
**Interactive reading exercises computer checked
http://cla.univ-fcomte.fr/english/sites/academic.htm
Free online academic reading and writing exercises
http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/exercises/main/reading.html
Gallaudet Univ. Reading Exercises
http://literacynet.org/cnnsf/nursetech/abridged/abridged.html
Learning Resources, Nurse Tracking Technology (a selected reading)
http://literacynet.org/cnnsf/archives.html
Learning Resources, Story Archives of readings