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 - Fall 2021

Aug 23, 2021

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

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! »

Students with ADHD and College Success: 10 Study Tips

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Jul 09, 2021

If you have or believe you might have ADHD, then you know what a struggle it can be to study, submit assignments on time, and pay attention to lectures. read more about Students with ADHD and College Success: 10 Study Tips »

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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 »

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