Share

Study Skill Resources

University Learning Centers
The University Learning Resource Center helps students by providing personal academic support services and help in using learning technology. The services are free to enrolled students. The Center operates at many sites around the University Park campus. Tutoring centers are located in the 2nd floor of Boucke Building, with additional tutoring offered in the evenings in the East Halls Complex, in Health and Human Development East, and in Sparks Building.

Resources on the Internet*

Recommended Books and Suggested Reading Materials*

  • Ellis, David.Becoming a Master Student, 8th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1998

  • Gardner, John, and Jewler, Jerome. Your College Experience: Strategies for Success, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1997

  • Holkeboer, Robert. Right from the Start: Managing Your Way to College Success, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1999

  • Kanar, Carol. The Confident Student, 3rd ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1998

  • Pauk, Walter. How to Study in College, 6th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1997

  • Sheperd, James. College Study Skills, 6th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1998

  • Smith, Richard Manning. Mastering Mathematics: How to be a Great Math Student, 3rd ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1998

  • Starke, Mary. Strategies for College Success, 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1997

  • Van Blerkom, Dianna. College Study Skills: Becoming a Strategic Learner, 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1997

*This list was compiled by;

Robert W. Fedorchak
Coordinator, Undergraduate Academic Support Services
Eberly College of Science
The Pennsylvania State University
213 Whitmore Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802

Additional study skills resources may be found in the Undergraduate Program Office, 113 Forest Resources Building