Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Better Student: comprehensive collection of resources for students that covers a full range of topics, including:

  • participating in class
  • studying
  • reading skills
  • test taking

Resources are drawn from colleges and universities around the country.

Writing Guides

The University of Iowa has a range of excellent writing guides for students that cover all the most important skills you will need to succeed in a college course. They are geared towards History students but will be helpful in most of the classes I teach, as well as many others you will take at Sewanee. Check them out, especially:

You can also find a wide range of writing guides at the duPont Library Research Skills page.

Finally, be sure to use The Writing Center to get an extra pair of eyes on your work — not just for beginners!

Reading Techniques

Struggling with the reading in our course? Check out these guides for how to tackle different kinds of reading:

Research Help

I encourage to reach out to me with specific questions about your research in my courses. For more general questions, these resources will be helpful for any research project you undertake.