Professors and Teaching Assistants (TAs)
In your courses, professors and TAs are the best sources of
academic support. You can visit them during office
hours or make appointments to ask specific questions and get
clarification about course content. Professors and
TAs often give advice about studying skills. The following video series
summarizes what most of them advise based on psychological science:
Beliefs That Make You Fail…Or Succeed
What Students Should Understand About How People Learn
Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning
Putting the Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice
I Blew the Exam, Now What?
Writing & Presentations
The Writing Center
is THE BEST place to go for help with any step of the writing process from brainstorming to revising. Please note that they do not edit or proofread papers, but can guide students to resolve their writing issues. Services
to all UD students. The Writing Center also offers workshops on specific topics such as APA
citation style, preparing to submit a thesis, and more. They opened a new Multimedia Writing Center at the Morris Library where some services and workshops may be held.
The Oral Communication Consultants can help with multiple aspects of delivering presentations such as
organizing ideas, using presentation software effectively, refining
presentation skills (e.g., voice quality and gestures), and more! This
service is free to all UD students.
Need Tutoring for Other Specific Subjects?
Contact the Office of Academic Enrichment (OAE) to learn about additional free and low cost tutoring options.
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