Study skills are fundamental to academic competence. Effective study skills are associated with positive outcomes across multiple academic content areas and for diverse learners. The purpose of this article is to describe an information-processing perspective on the contribution of study skills to academic competence, and to identify evidence-based strategies that are effective in helping students to improve their study skills. (Contains 120 references.) (GCP)
Special Topic: Academic Enablers To Improve Student Performance: Considerations for Research and Practice." For related articles, see CG 560 247-255.