Critical Reading Resources Available Online
- Dartmouth College Academic Skills Center has produced several videos on reading, study strategies, stress management, strategic learning, and general chemistry:
- Harvard Bureau of Study Counsel includes links to resources in reading, note-taking, study in various academic fields, writing, anxiety, time management, and exam and test preparation:
- Here is a link to some tips for reading in Philosophy courses:
- Colorado State University’s pointers on Critical Reading:
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Writing Center has a number of handouts available. While these focus on writing, they also include useful suggestions that relate to effective reading in various contexts.
- The Learning Center at the University of Texas-Austin offers an array of handouts, including several on reading approaches.
- Muskingum College’s Learning Strategies Database offers an interesting comparison of mature/good reading vs. immature/poor reading behaviors and emphasizes troubleshooting reading problems.
- Stanford’s Center for Teaching and Learning includes pdfs for various learning skills, from note-taking to time management to reading efficiently (using the SQ3R method: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review).
- Grinnell College’s Reading Lab page features a number of audio clips addressing common questions and concerns relating to reading.
- Duke University’s Academic Skills Instructional Program provides a number of handouts: