Friday, July 30, 2010

Semester Break

The North Campus Library will close on Saturday, July 31 and reopen on Monday, August 23.

We look forward to seeing you again at our regular hours starting on August 23:
  • Monday - Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
For more information, contact the library service desk at 305-237-1142

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Spotlight Web Site: Study Guides and Strategies

Want to learn about writing that essay for your literature class, or pick up some note-taking tips? How about brushing up on memorization techniques, or even developing your critical thinking skills?

All this and much more is available on Study Guides and Strageties, a web site dedicated to help learners and educators in many subjects and in every stage of the educational process. Developed and maintained by web master/developer/consultant/author/educator Joseph Landberger since 1996, the site, now available in 35 languages, is an invaluable source on tips, suggestions, ideas, and step-by-step tutorials, some with interactive Flash guides. Some other topics include:
  • Time management
  • Managing stress
  • Learning with ADHD
  • Effective study habits
  • Influencing teachers
  • Basics of web design and development
  • Thinking like a genius
  • Project management
  • Solving linear equations and word problems
  • The Socratic method
... And much more. This is just the tip of the strategic iceberg. Have a look for yourself by visiting Study Guides and Strategies today!