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Success in Mathematics

Many students arriving at college may find that they have forgotten some of the basic skills required to learn various mathematical concepts. Some educational researchers and mathematicians of note have commented that learning math is more than a bit like learning a new language. Keeping that in mind, this site provided by the mathematics department at St. Louis University may be useful for both...

Looking back to the late nineteenth century, one can find traces of the earliest distance education learning programs at the university level at places like the University of Chicago and Columbia University. It would take six decades before an entire university was created specifically as a distance teaching institution, and it would happen on the other side of the Atlantic. This school is Open...
Virginia Tech: Study Skills Self Help Information

Navigating the tricky shoals of college can be difficult at any age, and particularly for first-year college students. The folks at Virginia Tech's Student Affairs office have compiled this very nice set of resources for those persons wishing to improve their study skills. First up are four online study skills workshops, including Time Management Strategies for Improving Academic Performance and...
Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century

What skills do people need to survive in the 21st century? It's a great question and one that is examined in painstaking detail by the authors of this 242-page report published by the National Academies Press. Released in 2012, the report responds to a charge from the National Research Council to define the set of key skills that are referenced by the labels "deeper learning, "21st century...