Resources for Students
The following links have been recommended by the ASC staff members. We have no control over the contents of these sites, so please use your best judgement when surfing the Internet. When in doubt, check with a tutor or your professor.
Dictionaries and Foreign Languge Acquisition
- Library Spot
- Best Languages to Learn in College
Writing, Grammar, Source Evaluation, Citation
- Writing Course Workload Estimator
- Diana Hacker APA Citation Guide
- MLA Style
- APA Style
- Chicago Manual of Style
- Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
- The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Regents' Writing and Reading Skills and The Regents' Testing Program
- SCOLT - APA Tips
- Science.gov - FirstGov for Science - Government Science Portal
- Science Daily - Your source for the latest research news
- WebElements Periodic Table
- Rader's Chem4Kids
Picking a Major/Career
- Student’s Guide to Improving Study Skills: How to Assess and Advance Your Study Habits Before College
- How to Study
- Studying Effectively
Credit By Exam Preparation
Miscellaneous Yet Still Helpful
- Academic Toolkit - Campus Resources to help you naviagete college.
- Find the Best Apps for College Students in 2018 - apps for everything from campus safety, to room decoration, to money management, etc.
- Problem Solving - problem solving skills and critical thinking
- Learning Skills -study skills including note taking, study skills and memorizations
- Khan Academy online lectures
- GPA Calculator - from the University of Maryland
- VARK Learning Styles Questionnaire
- Time Management (Worksheet)
- Procrastination (Worksheet)
Presentations can be conducted for your class either in the ASC (limit of 40 students) or in your classroom. The following is a partial list of presentation available for scheduling.
Academic Goal Setting and Role (Time) Management
Learn how to make the most of the time you have every week to study and prepare for classes while still having time for fun.
How to set short term, medium term and long term academic and professional goals. Learn how to connect your goals and develop action steps to achieve them.
Active Listening, Note-taking and Class Participation
Improve on your in class listening skills, better ways to take and organize class notes and tips for class participation. How to use your notes effectively outside of class.
Coping in College
Learn coping strategies for the transition to college, including homesickness, conflicts (with roommates, etc), stress, work/life/school balance, personal/sexual health, etc.
Critical & Creative Thinking
Learn why you think the way you think and question your assumptions. Find out how to separate good information from bad and use that to improve your written and oral arguments.
Learn how to think in new and creative ways.
Partnering with Faculty
How to communicate effectively with faculty members: in writing (email), on the phone and face to face. Make your instructors your allies not your enemies
Learn how to make and keep to a budget. Find out how to manage your credit cards and develop strong credit history and scores.
Odum Library, 2nd floor
1500 N. Patterson St. Valdosta, Georgia 31698 (next to Circulation)
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698
- Mon-Thur: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm