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Math Study Skills

Summer 2024

Learning Math In An Online Environment

We've put together a presentation to assist students struggling with learning online. Click here to view the presentation and then click the "present" button in the top right corner.

Study and Learning Skills and Strategies for Online Classes

"There is a learning curve to online courses. These study and learning strategies will help you find success in your online education."  Visit here for access to these strategies.


Study Skills workshops are both onsite and online.  Log on to Navigate to register for the sessions.  Scroll down to see the dates and weeks the sessions will be offered.  These stand-alone workshops are beneficial to both undergraduate and graduate students regardless of major.   They are a companion to study skills topics and common questions posed by students further on our website. Hope to see you there!


Managing Your Time & Creating a Positive Study Environment

Monday June 3  10:00 Monday June 3 12:00 Monday June 3  6:00

Growth Mindsets, Test Taking Strategies and Math/Test Anxiety

Wednesday June 5  10:00  Wednesday June 5 12:00  Wednesday June 5  6:00

Applying Personal Learning Styles for Memory and Note-Taking

Monday June 10  10:00  Monday June 10 12:00  Monday June 10  6:00

Did you know...

...that there are different skills needed to study math as opposed to other subjects? Do you know where your strengths and weaknesses are in math - not just the content - but in the approach that you use to do mathematics?  Before going to the Study Skills workshops, if you'd like to know how good your math study skills are, you can log on to to take a short multiple-choice test; for username, type: msse and for password, type: fourth.  It only takes a few minutes and will help give you a good start on what you need to change to be successful.


Session 1:  Why Learning Math is Different from Other Subjects and Developing a Growth Mindset 

Session 2:  How to Improve your Math Test-Taking Skills

Session 3:  How to Reduce Math and Test Anxiety 

Session 4: How to Improve your Math Listening and Note-taking Strategies 

Session 5:  How to Improve your Math Reading, Homework and Study Techniques 

Session 6:  How to Remember What you have Learned