At the Office of Academic Enrichment:

Beyond the offerings of the Office of Academic Enrichment, the University of Delaware provides additional academic assistance for undergraduates. These include:

Study Skills Resources Beyond OAE:

We are proud of the resources we provide at the OAE…but there is so much more out there! If you are looking for something more or something different, explore the possibilities through the links below. If you’ve found something you think would be a good addition to what we’ve found, please contact us–we appreciate your ideas.

  • How to Remember Anything Forever-ish. For classes where you need to memorize a lot of words or concepts, using a technique called Spaced Repetition is a really effective and evidence-based learning strategy. This link will take you to an interactive comic tutorial about how to use Spaced Repetition.
  • How to Remember More of What You Learn with Spaced Repetition. This is another source explaining Spaced Repetition. It explains the science behind forgetting and describes, in detail, how you can practice Spaced Repetition. It also recommends some apps if you prefer to learn with technology.
  • 6 Reasons People Procrastinate. This document from Oregon State University gives reasons you might avoid getting started, questions to ask yourself, and strategies for changing your thinking and habits. 
  • Field Guide to Procrastinators. This resource addresses time management, including some “types” of procrastinators. They explain motivations behind each type and tips for getting started.
  • Crash Course. Crash Course is a YouTube channel with playlists about…well, almost any subject you might be studying, from Math to Physics, Anatomy to Astronomy, Theater, Business, History, and so on. These videos can give you a solid introduction to or review of introductory level courses.
  • Learn Spanish with Rodrigo. This website is extremely comprehensive, containing almost 500 Spanish lessons, covering the very basics, pronunciation, conjugating verbs, vocabulary, and so on. There are links to videos, exercises, and quizzes. You can also go to the YouTube channel directly to see all the videos.
  • Learn French with Alexa. This is a YouTube channel with lessons about French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and so on. Alexa also has a website where you can pay a subscription for a more comprehensive online learning experience.

Try this excellent set of suggestions from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Tips for Effective Studying in Groups.

Don’t have a group yet? Students who need assistance connecting with other classmates to take advantage of our free tutor visits to study groups can email Sandy McFoy with the name and course number of the class, instructor name, and section  number. As soon as there are 3 interested students, Sandy will contact you (note: your email address will be shared with other group members).