Mathematics
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Mathematics courses
Modes of Instruction: What are A&B, X&Y and DE?
Open Math Lab
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Mathematics links
Math Study Skills
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Math Study Skills Links
Learning Styles Inventory
Online assessments of your learning style and how to use your learning strength to improve your success in school.
Diablo Valley College Learning Styles Inventory This is the learning styles inventory used in the Math Lab: Learning Styles and Study Skills.
Index of Learning Styles. This alternative learning styles inventory identifies a student's learning preferences based on a "multiple intelligences" learning model. The introductory website for the inventory is found at http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSpage.html . The inventory itself is found at http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html . The supplementary material, explaining the learning modalities identified, is found at http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSdir/styles.htm .
Study Skills Inventories
Online assessments of your study skills
Math Study skills selfsurvey This is the study skills inventory used in the Math Lab: Learning Styles and Study Skills.
Center
for Learning Assistance, New Mexico State University
A
selfscoring online assessment of your study skills. Feedback targets
those areas in which study skills are weak. http://www.nmsu.edu/~cla/Inventories/mathstudyskills.htm
Dr.
Carolyn Hopper, Middle Tennessee State University
This
study skills inventory can be printed our or taken online. Scoring
directions are included, but there is little direct feedback. The inventory
is tied to Dr. Hopper's Study Skills Workbook, but you can
take it without buying the text. The printable version is at http://mtsu32.mtsu.edu:11064/skill.html
To
take the inventory online, go to http://www.purplemath.com/stdysrvy.htm
Some feedback is provided with the online version
Paul
Nolting, Academic Success Press
This
selfscoring, study skills evaluation can be printed or taken online;
the online version provides better feedback than most. It is tied to
Nolting's book, Winning at Math, but you can take the inventory
and get some useful feedback without buying the book. http://www.academicsuccess.com/mathstdysklseval.htm
Study Skills Sites
Here are a few online sites the provide math study tips.
Mission College Math Study Skills
This is an excellent site, geared toward community college math students.
http://salsa.missioncollege.org/mss/
University
of California at Berkeley, Academic Preparation and Articulation
This
site was developed by The Center for Educational Outreach at Berkeley.
It contains a good summary of tips for studying, preparing for tests
and solving word problems.
http://uga.berkeley.edu/apa/staff%20training%20and%20development/handouts/math_study_skills.html
Professor
Freedman't Study Skills Tips for Math
This
site provides information about basic math, algebra, study skills, math
anxiety and learning styles
and specifically addresses the needs of the community college adult
learner. http://www.mathpower.com
