Effective Learning

Effective Learning

For students to learn effectively, many factors and considerations come into play. The following information can help students be successful in their academics.

Exam Preparation

Exams are a meaningful part of your college career. Get tips for exam preparation to help you succeed

Guidance for Using Office Hours

Office hours are a flexible, convenient way to seek help from your instructors.

Study Habits for All Course Modes

Making a plan for how you study and complete your coursework is important to course success.

Use of Webcams

Learn about the factors that instructors consider when deciding to use webcams in their courses.

Virtual Study Groups

Explore, learn, and find your fit with three ways to create virtual study groups.

Course Modes

Learn about the types of course modes at Penn State and resources to help you navigate the different options.

Academic Advising

Work with your academic adviser to schedule courses and plan your course of study.

Information Technology

Learn about the tools and technologies needed to learn in your courses.

Disability Services

Resources to help students with disabilities reach their academic goals.

Library Resources

Learn how the library resources and staff can help support your learning.