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Math Study Skills

Spring 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 will begin on January 31 and 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!

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 (Janaury 31 - February 8)

Session 2:  How to Improve your Math Test-Taking Skills (February 7 - February 13)

Session 3:  How to Reduce Math and Test Anxiety (February 14 - February 20)

Session 4: How to Improve your Math Listening and Note-taking Strategies (February 21 - February 27)

Session 5:  How to Improve your Math Reading, Homework and Study Techniques (March 4 - March 7)

Session 6:  How to Remember What you have Learned (March 11 - March 14)

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS (dates and times to be announced later)

I CAN Do this: Developing a Growth Mindset, Improving Test-Taking Skills, and Addressing Math or Test Anxiety

Why Can’t I get this? Using your learning style to improve your note-taking and study techniques as well as improving your recall

Too Many Things, too little time: Creating a Positive Study Environment, Managing your Time, and Taking Control