Advice on Academic Writing The advice files listed here by category answer the kinds of questions that University of Toronto students ask about their written assignments. Most were created by writing instructors here—people who are familiar with U of T expectations. But you will also find links to good advice from other institutions under Further Resources. Teachers from across the Web are welcome to create links to any of the Advice pages and to copy our printer-friendly PDF Advice files.

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SQRRR is a reading comprehension method named for its five steps: survey, question, read, recite, and review. The method was introduced by Francis Pleasant Robinson in his 1946 book Effective Study,[1][2][3] based on principles documented in the 1930s.[4] The method, created for college students, can also be used by elementary school students, who can practice all of the steps once they have begun to read longer and more complex texts (around fourth grade).[4] Process[edit] See also[edit] SQ3R SQ3R
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Study Tips | Study Skills for Students Strong study skills are essential to succeed in school and in life. It isn't enough to just sit inside a classroom and hope to soak up the knowledge an instructor is presenting. You must put effort into learning, understanding, and applying the material. The earlier you can develop these skills, the greater your chance of academic success. There is no magic bullet when it comes to developing good study habits. Not everyone learns the same way. Study Tips | Study Skills for Students
Learn techniques and strategies for improving academic learning. These four videotapes guide college and university students in getting the most out of their academic experience. Developed by the Academic Skills Center at Dartmouth College and produced by the College's Media Production Group, the tapes cover: View Online Academic Success Videos View Online Academic Success Videos
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Studying with Intensity How to study efficiently Twenty Time Savers How to make best use of your time. Making a Schedule: How and Why Scheduling forms in postscript: The Importance of Sleep to Long-Term Memory[forthcoming] Focussing and Reading How to improve your comprehension Studying Foreign Languages A few brief suggestions. An Overview of the Virtues Habits for living a good life, written by James Stenson Online References Find cheap textbooks! Study Skills from the Augustine Club
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