Learning Resources

Below are a series of articles, tools and links to help you maximize your academic capabilities. These include materials generated by Learning Consultants at the ARC, as well as non-Duke experts. Using the menu below, you may filter this material to view information on the following topics:

 

Semester Calendar

Semester Calendar Spring 2024
Jan 02, 2024

A semester-long downloadable calendar for you to use to plan out your deadlines and milestones for the entire semester.    read more about Semester Calendar »

Tips from Student Success

Aug 21, 2023

Here are a few tips from Duke Student Success on what, why, and how to use your academic resources at Duke.    Download the Tips from Student Success PDF here... read more about Tips from Student Success »

How Do You Manage Your Time? (Video)

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Aug 27, 2022

Learning Consultant, Suzanne Crifo, talks through how to put together a weekly calendar, and important things to consider when thinking about your time.       read more about How Do You Manage Your Time? (Video) »

S.M.A.R.T. Goals & Motivation

SMART Goal: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Timely on a blackboard
Mar 16, 2022

A great resource that walks through what a SMART Goal is, how to set them, and how to manage motivation and the connection with goals.... read more about S.M.A.R.T. Goals & Motivation »

The Study Cycle

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Oct 19, 2021

The study cycle is a guide to help you distribute your studying so you aren't doing it all at once at the last minute, and to reinforce your learning from one step to the next.    read more about The Study Cycle »

ADHD Time Management Troubles: 5 Areas To Attack!

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Jul 22, 2021

Are you struggling with ADHD time management? You’re not alone. Many people with ADHD struggle to manage their time, estimate time, and get things done on time. Check out René Brooks' post on ADHD Time... read more about ADHD Time Management Troubles: 5 Areas To Attack! »

Final Exam Planner

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Apr 19, 2021

Ready to study for finals, but not sure where to start?    Use this Final Exam Planner... read more about Final Exam Planner »

Preparing for Finals

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Apr 19, 2021

  DO THE BEST ON THE TEST HOW TO PREP FOR A FINAL     Before the Final: Prepare KNOW THE EXAM: the content, format, and % of final course grade DISCONNECT: limit distractions (social media, texting, emails, Netflix). decrease work hours, say NO when needed STUDY... read more about Preparing for Finals »

Preparing for Finals (Video)

How to Prep for a Final
Nov 09, 2020

A brief overview of how to prepare for finals.   read more about Preparing for Finals (Video) »

Prep for Open Book Exams (Video)

ARC Tips: Preparing for Open Book Exams
Nov 09, 2020

Check out our short video with strategies for preparing for open book exams.   read more about Prep for Open Book Exams (Video) »

Blooms Taxonomy

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Oct 19, 2020

Blooms Taxonomy shows the six levels at which we can use knowledge.  These levels build on one another.  You must master the lower levels before you are able to use higher level cognitive skills on a given topic.   read more about Blooms Taxonomy »

Crafting Connection (Video)

Crafting Connection Academic Resource Center Duke
Sep 21, 2020

Strategies and resources for creating connections while learning virtually. Still have questions? Talk with a learning consultant!   read more about Crafting Connection (Video) »

Creating Your Environment (Video)

Creating Your Environment Academic Resource Center Duke
Sep 21, 2020

This video address important considerations for creating a study environment that works for you. Still have questions? Talk with a learning consultant!         read more about Creating Your Environment (Video) »

Learning in a Flipped Class (Video)

Learning in a Flipped Class Duke Academic Resource Center
Sep 20, 2020

Check out our video with strategies for learning in a flipped class. Still have questions? Talk with a learning consultant!   read more about Learning in a Flipped Class (Video) »

Open Book Exams (Video)

Open Book Exams with Academic Resource Center Logo
Sep 16, 2020

Check out our video on strategies for taking open book exams. Still have questions? Talk with a learning consultant       read more about Open Book Exams (Video) »

ARCTech: GoBoard (Video)

ARC Tech Tools & Tips GoBoard
Aug 27, 2020

A brief overview of the collaborative whiteboard, GoBoard - a great resource for collaborative studying online, with tools and a reference library for STEM subjects. read more about ARCTech: GoBoard (Video) »

Learning Online - Student Guide Fall 2020

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Aug 02, 2020

Learning online unquestionably different than learning in a classroom. Use this guide to get started and help you identify what you need to do the best you can this semester.    ... read more about Learning Online - Student Guide Fall 2020 »

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