Office of Education Development and Gateway Education - City University of Hong Kong
Office of Education Development and Gateway Education
LASSI

LASSI Online Resources

1. Concentration

Concentrating while studying by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/concent.htm

Study Skills: How to improve your concentration by MM Del Rosario (2011)
http://mmdelrosario.hubpages.com/hub/study_skills_improve_your_concentration


Effective Learning Skills: concentration, Confidence, and Fun by Rusbult C
http://www.asa3.org/ASA/education/learn/203.htm#204

Memory Lane - The PLACE for Concentration
http://members.core.com/~rnbovara/memorylane.html

Concentration - Basic Guidelines by Cook Counseling Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/academic_support_students/study_skills_information/
concentration_basic_guidelines/index.html

 

2. Study Aids

Note talking

Concept Map and Mind mapping

 

3. Time Management

Time Management by Randy Pausch
http://youtu.be/oTugjssqOT0

Time Management by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/timman.htm

How Good is Your Time Management? Discover time management tools that can help you by Mind Tools
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_88.htm

A Simple, Effective Time Management System by Center for Learning and Teaching, Cornell University
http://lsc.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/timemgmt.pdf

Time Management by Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/CTL/Student/studyskills/time_manage.pdf

Time management: Tips to reduce stress and improve productivity by Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/time-management/wl00048

Procrastination by Academic Skills Center (ASC), California Polytechnic State University
http://sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl/procrastination.html

Overcoming Procrastination by Counseling Center, Texas Woman’s University
http://www.twu.edu/downloads/counseling/F-10_Overcoming_Procrastination.pdf

Procrastination by Johnny Kelly, Royal College of Art
http://youtu.be/VrpTp74L3uI

 

4. Information Processing

Information Processing by University of New Hampshire
http://www.unh.edu/connect/information-processing

Making it stick: Memorable Strategies to Enhance Learning by Regina G. Richards, LD Online
http://www.ldonline.org/article/5602

Introduction to Memory Technique by Mind Tools
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTIM_00.htm

Strategies to Enhance Memory Based on Brain-Research by Banikowski, Alison K
http://www.ldonline.org/article/5602

Psychology 101 – Cognition Part (8/14) Information Processing by Education-Portal.com
http://youtu.be/qMnnQSL4Cns

Library and Information Skills Programme Online by Run Run Shaw Library, City University of Hong Kong
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/lispo/index.htm

Five Simple Techniques to Improve Your Memory by Ajan Raghunathan, Psychology4all.com
http://www.psychology4all.com/fivememorytechniques.htm

 

5. Selecting Main Ideas

Selecting Main Ideas by University of New Hamsphire
http://www.unh.edu/connect/selecting-main-ideas

Selecting Main Ideas by Saddleback College
http://www.saddleback.edu/la/rl/powerpoints/main%20idea.pdf

An Introduction to Selecting Main Ideas by Academic Planning and Support Services, St. Edwards University
http://think.stedwards.edu/apss/sites/think.stedwards.edu.apss/files/docs/Selecting_Main_Ideas_2.pdf

Main Idea by Pearson Education Inc.
http://www.pearsonhighered.com/samplechapter/0205734367_ch04.pdf

Finding Main Ideas in Paragraphs, Glendale Community College
http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/topic.html

Reading Strategies by Mind Tools
http://www.mindtools.com/rdstratg.html

 

6. Test Strategies

Test Strategies by University of New Hampshire
http://www.unh.edu/connect/test-preparation-strategies

Ten Tips for Terrific Test Taking by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/tsttak1.htm

Exam Strategies by Wilfrid Laurier University
http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=1866&p=12603

The Essay Exam by Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/tsttak4.htm

Test-Taking Strategies by Bucks County Community College
http://faculty.bucks.edu/specpop/tests.htm

How to Write a Research Proposal by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/proposal.htm

Multiple Choice Tests by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/tsttak3.htm

Open Book Exams by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/tsttak7.htm

Study/Exam Tips by Leroy D. Sturges, Iowa State University
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~statics/htmldir/studytips.html

Effective Learning Skills: Using Your Time Effectively by Craig Rusbult
http://www.asa3.org/ASA/education/learn/203.htm#206

 

7. Anxiety

Anxiety by University of New Hampshire
http://www.unh.edu/connect/anxiety

Academic Pressure: 5 Tips From An Expert On Coping With School Stress by The Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/27/academic-pressure-5-tips-_n_2774106.html

Understanding Academic Anxiety by Center for Learning and Teaching, Cornell University
http://lsc.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/anxiety.pdf

Overcoming Test Anxiety by Study Guides and Strategies (SGS)
http://www.studygs.net/tstprp8.htm

Personal Counselling by Student Development Services, City University of Hong Kong
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/sds/home/service/pc/dept_service_pc_home.htm

 

8. Attitude

Attitude by University of New Hampshire
http://www.unh.edu/connect/attitude

Fight for First Year in College: develop a positive attitude! by Steve Gladis, University of Virginia
http://www.academictips.org/acad/first_y_i_c/develop_pos_altitude.html

Making a successful transition to college by George Reyes, Austin Community College
http://www.austincc.edu/support/advising/transition.php

Staying Motivated in Your Studies: The Importance of a Positive Learning Attitude by Ms Chua Siew Beng, National University of Singapore
http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/success/sl31.htm

Keys to College Success by Milwaukee School of Engineering
http://www.msoe.edu/life_at_msoe/current_student_resources/student_resources/
counseling_services/keys_to_college_success.pdf

 

9. Motivation

Motivation Strategies by Learning Support Services, University of Houston
http://www.las.uh.edu/lss/handouts/College%20Success/Motivation%20Strategies.pdf

Strategies for Success by the University of Michigan
http://www.umich.edu/~lsastudy/motivation.html

Motivation in Studies by Mr Mathew Linus, National University of Singapore
http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/success/sl15.htm

Strategies and Motives for Personal Education by Craig Rusbult
http://www.asa3.org/ASA/education/learn/motives.htm#i

Reaching Your Goals by University of Minnesota Duluth
http://www.d.umn.edu/kmc/student/loon/acad/strat/goals.html

Golden Rules of Goal Setting by Mind Tools
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_90.htm

Goal Setting by TDGs funded ePortfolio project team, City University of Hong Kong
https://sites.google.com/site/eplearningworkshop/key-components/goal-settings

Factors in Student Motivation by Steven C. Howey, NACADA Executive Office Kansas State University
http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Motivation-a620.aspx

How Do I Motivate My Students prepared by Mekiva Callahan, Texas Tech University
http://www.tlpd.ttu.edu/teach/TLTC%20Teaching%20Resources/MotivateStudents.asp

Motivating Students by School Of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, University of Wisconsin
http://www.uww.edu/learn/motivating_students.php