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 - Spring 2021

Jan 29, 2021

Spring 2021 - Semester Calendar We know things are changing - a lot. Use this downloadable calendar  to plan out your deadlines and milestones for the Spring 2021 Semester. read more about Semester Calendar - Spring 2021 »

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) »

The Study Cycle

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Oct 19, 2020

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 »

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) »

Time & Energy (Video)

Time & Energy with yellow lightbulb image and Academic Resource Center logo
Sep 20, 2020

Managing time includes managing your energy. Here are a few ideas of how to find balance in your time and energy. Still have questions? Talk with a learning consultant!   read more about Time & Energy (Video) »

Open Book Exams (Video)

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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) »

How Do You Manage Your Time? (Video)

woman standing next to calendar words on screen "How do you manage your time?"
Aug 27, 2020

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) »

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 »

Learning Online - Student Guide

Learning Online
Mar 15, 2020

Spring 2020 will be memorable, but it does not have to feel impossible. We know that everything is changing right now, including where and how you learn. Use this guide to help you navigate navigate this new mode of learning.... read more about Learning Online - Student Guide »

Intro To Zoom

Mar 13, 2020

Getting Started with Zoom   We know you've been hearing a lot about Zoom right now. Here are some first steps to get started!    Go to duke.zoom.us and Sign In (the third link on the page) to Zoom using your NetID... read more about Intro To Zoom »

Planning Calendars

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Mar 13, 2020

These planning calendars can be used in any number of ways! Plan your week for each class on one page (1 course/row) Plan the next 1- 4 weeks in one place Identify and differentiate what is due and what you have to do Create different priority levels And more!... read more about Planning Calendars »

Weekly Calendar

Weekly Calendar Tool
Mar 13, 2020

A downloadable PDF to manage and plan your week. Download ARC Weekly Calendar Template read more about Weekly Calendar »

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