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Let the Academic Support Services build your academic muscles!
Off Campus Links:
Warning! "The following links will take you to sites outside the
Cuesta College web server. Cuesta College has no control over the content or
availability of these sites."
Study Skills Sites
- Study Skills Self-Help Information
- Virginia Tech Study Skills Self-help Information, including time
management, improving test performance, textbook reading comprehension,
improving comprehension, and more.
Reading Skills Sites
- Vocabulary University®
- Vocabulary University® at vocabulary.com provides FREE vocabulary puzzles to
enhance vocabulary mastery.
- Grammar Book
- The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation.
This easy-to-use guide and workbook is an indispensable reference. It even
includes exercises and tests (with answers).
Math Study Skills Sites
- Academic games and puzzles
and so much more—it’s outstanding! Covers numbers, words, universe, culture,
and more. Algebra Modules/Lessons, Family Education Network.
- Practical Algebra Lessons, Hints, Examples, and common mistakes to
avoid. Begins with topics such as absolute number and fractions, moves on
through beginning, intermediate, and advanced algebra topics, and ends with
a section on solving word problems. Elizabeth Stapel, Western
Learning Styles Inventory
- Learning Style Survey
- This learning style inventory was created by a
learning specialist at Diablo Community College. It provides effective study
strategies related to specific learning preferences.
- The Web as a Research Tool: Evaluation Techniques
- Covers the need for evaluating web sources, and the application of
traditional print evaluation criteria to the web, Media Awareness Network.
- Learning Styles
- Learn about "how you learn". Discover methods for using
your strengths & tools for supporting your weaknesses!
Links to More Study Skills Sites
- Sites to Promote Academic Success
- A listing of dozens of web sites with academic success information,
University of Northern Iowa.
- Guide to Effective Learning
- A listing of study skills web sites, University of Birmingham.
- Learning to Learn
- Links to reading and study resources, University of Toronto.
- College Prep Online
- Links to study skills resources at Cal Poly's Academic Support Center and University of Texas,
Free University Project.
Academic Support Web Links
- National Learning Communities Project at the Evergreen State College -- Lots of Information
- Maricopa Community College District, Arizona -- Wonderful teaching ideas
- Delta College
California Community College Academic Support Web Links:
- Cerritos College
- De Anza College
Utilize every opportunity to make your college transition easier and more gratifying.
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