Learning Resources

The Learning Scientists have a series on learning how to study using scientifically researched methods. See their video above and utilize these quick and practical guides which teach you to study using:

Retrieval practice
Elaboration
Spaced practice
Interleaving
Concrete examples
Dual Coding

 

How to Study offers curated lists of resources on a variety of skills for student success, aggregated into the following categories:

Getting Ready - How to prepare and set goals
Taking In - How to get information
Processing - How to work with information
Output - How to take tests, write papers, and work on projects
How to Study - for specific subjects

Highlights from these categories include resources for:

Goals 
Time Management 
Procrastination 
Textbook Reading 
Stress Management 
Memory Improvement 
Test Anxiety 

Enjoyable Books on Evidence-Based Learning Strategies:

Teach Yourself How to Learn by McGuire & McGuire

"Teach yourself how to learn strategies you can use to ace any course at any level." 

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Brown, Roediger, & McDaniel

"Concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners."