Interesting Articles about Study Skills and Habits

Abu Shihab, Ibrahim. "Reading as Critical Thinking". Asian Social Science 7.8 (August 2011): 209-218. Web.

Balduf, Meg. "Underachievement Among College Students." Journal of Advanced Academics 20 (2009), 274-294. Academic Search Complete Database.

Belluck, Pam. "To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test". New York Times, 20 Jan. 2011. Web.

Branson, Po and Ashley Merryman. "Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?" New York Times, 6 Feb. 2013.

Brouse, Corey H et al. "College Students' Academic Motivation" College Quarterly 13.1 (Winter 2010). Web.

Carey, Benedict. "Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits". New York Times, 7 Sept. 2010. Web.

Carey, Benedict. "Frequent Tests Can Enhance College Learning, Study Finds".  New York Times, 20 Nov. 2013. Web.

Carey, Benedict. "Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing".  New York Times, 4 Sept. 2014. Web.

Chew, Stephen. "How to Get the Most Out of Studying".  Samford University Communication. 3 Dec. 2013. Web.

Fried, Carrie B. "In-Class Laptop Use and Its Effects on Student Learning." Computers and Education 50 (2008): 906-914. Science Direct. Web.

Gardinier Halstead, Ann Marie. "A Professor's Pointers for Success in College: 21 Easy-to-Follow Tips" The Huffington Post. 6 Aug 2014. Web.

Graham, S., and Hebert, M.A. (2010). Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading. A Carnegie Corporation Time to Act Report. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education. Web.

Hebert, Wray. "Ink on Paper: Some Notes on Note-taking." The Huffington Post. 3 Feb 2014. Web.

Horwitz, Steven. "A Guide to Writing an Academic Paper". The Answer Sheet Blog by Valerie Strauss. 20 Jan. 2012. Web.

Lei, Simon A. "Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: Evaluating Benefits and Drawbacks from College Instructors' Perspectives".  Journal of Instructional Psychology, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2010)

Lobdell, Marty. "Study Less Study Smart." Pierce College District 11, 22 July 2011. Web.

Mack, Dinah and Holly Epstein Ojalvo. "Briefly Noted: Practicing Useful Annotation Strategies." The Learning Network Blog of the New York Times, 7 Mar. 2011. Web.

Paul, Annie Murphy. "The Upside of Dyslexia". New York Times, 4 Feb. 2012. Web.

Pope, Justin. "Colleges open their eyes: ZZZs are key to GPA" The Associated Press. 30 Aug. 2012. Web.

Shellenbarger, Sue. "Toughest Exam Question: What Is the Best Way to Study?". Wall Street Journal, 26 Oct. 2011. Web.

"Study Finds: Students Transfer Bad Study Habits from Paper to Screen." ScienceDaily, 10 Aug. 2010. Web.

Yahalom, Tali. "College Students' Performance Suffers from Lack of Sleep." USA Today. 17 Sept. 2007. Web.

Closer to Home:

From Matt McCluskey:

"A Cheap and Fantastically Useful Tool for the New Semester." Huffington Post. 8 Jan. 2013. Web.

"Developing the Right Reading System." Huffington Post, 28 Sept. 2012. Web.

"Strategies for the First Year." Adirondack Daily Enterprise, 10 Aug. 2012. Web.

"The Instructor's Side of the Reading Covenant". Huffington Post, 24 Oct. 2012. Web.