Queen's Learning Commons


Learning Commons

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Learning Skills

On this page you will find videos/tutorials that will help you improve some of your basic skills in a university setting.  These skills include things like taking better notes and critical thinking.

QLC Tutorials

Learning Strategies - Exam Preparation and Writing

Learning Strategies - Reading and Note-Making

Creating a Weekly Schedule 

Leveling Up

Critical Thinking

The following videos discuss what critical thinking is and why it is important in a university setting.

Sources: "An Introduction to Critical Thinking" by Steven D. Schafersman - criticalthinking.org

Source: University of British Columbia Learning Commons Three-minute Tutorials

Taking Better Lecture Notes

The following video is a long tutorial on how you can take better lecture notes in class.  They are designed to improve your comprehension

Source: Long Beach City College