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:

   

Forest

Forest
May 30, 2017

Forest is a mobile application that helps minimize distractions on your phone or tablet. The idea is simple: Whenever you want to focus, plant a tree. The tree will grow over time - the longer you stay in the app, the bigger the tree grows... read more about Forest »

Self Control

Self Control
May 30, 2017

Self Control is a free OSX application which blocks access to websites and incoming and/or outgoing mail servers for a predetermined period of time. It gives you the ability to fine-tune your access. For example, you could block... read more about Self Control »

Focus

Focus
May 30, 2017

A distraction blocker app for Macs.  https://heyfocus.com/ read more about Focus »

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey
May 30, 2017

A distraction blocker application https://getcoldturkey.com/ read more about Cold Turkey »

IFTTT

IFTTT
May 30, 2017

Popular applications for a variety of platforms https://ifttt.com/discover read more about IFTTT »

ToDoist

ToDoist
May 30, 2017

A task and project management tool https://todoist.com/ read more about ToDoist »

SkedPal

SkedPal
May 30, 2017

SkedPal is an application that allows you to integrate your calendar with your task list. While still in Beta, it has powerful features that allow you to prioritize and your tasks and identify what time you have available.  Come by the... read more about SkedPal »

30/30

30/30
May 30, 2017

A task management tool http://3030.binaryhammer.com/ read more about 30/30 »