Study Skills Resources

COCC Tutoring Center: http://www.cocc.edu/Tutoring-and-Testing/Free (!) drop-in tutoring on a wide variety of subjects in the lower level of the library and in the Science Building.  COCC Study Strategies Course: HD 101                This 3-credit class covers study strategies and resources such as reading with greater retention and focus, note taking skills, memory cues and techniques, time management tools, creating useful study materials, test taking and writing strategies. http://www.learnatest.com/LEL/index.cfm/                Free for COCC students – register with your COCC e-mail and download e-books on a variety of subjects, including:   Biology Success in 20 Minutes a Day!  Packed with hands-on activities, real-life examples, step-by-step lessons, targeted practice exercises, and effective test-taking strategies.  For people who are new to biology or those who need to refresh their skills, this book is the solution. http://www.khanacademy.org/                This site features video tutorials on a host of subjects, including Biology.  Biology topics include Evolution and Natural Selection, Cells and Cell Division, Heredity and Genetics and more.  http://www.howtostudy.org/                A portal site, which features information on study strategies, tips and specific study subjects.  Includes information on how to study by subject as well as specific information on organizing study materials, how to take notes, and more. http://lsc.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/SKResources.html                Video tutorials from Cornell University on study strategies such as test taking, time management, goal setting, and note taking.