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Workshop Videos

The ASC sponsors workshops throughout the year on a variety of success topics. Below are links to videos of some of our workshops on topics that you might find helpful.

A Better Thesis Statement
Adulting 101
Advanced Citations
Citation Workshop
Course Selection 101
Growth Mindset
Dealing with Diversity
Financial Literacy
Introductions vs. Arguments
Peer Review
Plagiarism
Revision Strategies

 

Apps

Alarmy Pro - Alarm Clock
An alarm app that has required tasks to turn it off - take a picture, shake your phone, solve a math problem. You won't have trouble waking up anymore!

Doodle: Easy Scheduling
Use Doodle to find the best time for any event - maybe for your study group?? Suggest a number of times and invite participants to select their preferences. It's free and a breeze to set up!

Dropbox
Bring your files together in one central place, sync them across all your devices, and share them with others. 

Evernote
Take notes, create to-do lists, add images, scan documents with your camera, take handwritten notes, make sketches, and more!

Forest - Stay focused
Need to put your phone down and focus on studying? Plant a seed in Forest and it will grow into a tree over time! Can't resist the temptation and leave the app? Your tree will wither... Stop getting distracted by your phone and get more things done!

Freedom - Reduce Distractions
Block an unlimited number of distractions for as long as you want, and sync across your devices. Choose to schedule your blocks now, later, or create recurring blocks to help make focus and productivity a habit. 

Google Drive
Have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All your files are backed up safely so you can't lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders. 

Khan Academy
Over 10,000 videos and explanations at your fingertips in math, science, economics, history, and much, much more, as well as over 40,000 interactive practice questions with instant feedback and step-by-step hints. 

Mint: Personal Finance & Money
Mint is the free, effortless way to manage your money in one place.  

myHomework Student Planner
Track your classes, homework, tests and assignments. 

NaturalReader Text to Speech
NaturalReader is text-to-speech app that reads webpages, documents, and eBooks aloud. Use it to help you proofread your papers!

Oxford Dictionary of English
Look up definitions and spellings

Quizlet Flashcards
The easiest way to practice and master what you're learning - create your own flashcards and study sets or choose from millions created by other students. New features allow you to study charts, maps, images and figures!

RealCalc Scientific Calculator
Designed to operate exactly like a real hand-held calculator. It has all the standard scientific functions plus history, memories, unit conversions and constants. 

Wunderlist: To-Do List & Tasks
Wunderlist ia a simple to-do list and task manager app that helps you get stuff done. 

Study & Time Management Help

Academic Balance
Academic Success Plan
Active vs. Passive Learning
Communication Skills
Goal Setting
Mid-Semester Success Check
Semester At-A-Glance
The Study Cycle
Study Tips
Time Management
Weekly Schedule Planner
 
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Web Resources

Ask Dr. Math
Blackboard Student Guide
CashCourse
Crash Course YouTube Channel
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Khan Academy
How to Study
The OWL at purdue
Quizlet
Smarthinking
StudyBlue
ULifeline