Academic Resources

Concordia University strives to create programs that help students become successful, insightful and innovative educators. Concordia University offers a variety of academic resources for online students to use while enrolled in an online program.

Below, we have put together a collection of trusted resources aimed at helping online students succeed at Concordia University. Find information about efficient study skills, online test taking, and resources for important research and papers.

Resources for Academic Success:

CollegeBoard: How to Take on College Studying

As a veteran in the field of Higher Education, College Board has put together an article of essential tips for developing successful study habits and how to apply them to your academic life. Learn to decide when, where, and how to study efficiently.

Study Guides and Strategies: Ten Tips for Terrific Test Taking

Study Guides and Strategies is a public resource for students of any demographic. The Test Taking Guide includes 10 crucial guidelines to mastering exam material.

Study Guides and Strategies: Taking Online Tests

Another resource from Study Guides and Strategies, this article recognizes that taking an exam online can be a much different experience from taking a test on paper. Understand variations of online exams and learn to master the process of online test taking.

CollegeOnline: 57 Tips for Writing Your Term Paper

CollegeOnline has put together a massive list of helpful tips to writing term papers. This article addresses outlining and research, understanding your professor’s expectations, and common mistakes to avoid.

The Purdue Owl: Research and Citation Resources

The Online Writing Lab of the Purdue Owl is a nationally used writing resource for teachers and students. The writing lab will help you incorporate information sources such as books, journals, interviews, or internet into your research paper using APA, MLA, or Chicago Manual of Style.

Information for Research and Study:

Encyclopedia.com: Search over 100 Encyclopedias and Publications

Encyclopedia.com is a trusted website containing a database of articles from hundreds of encyclopedias, journals, and other publications. You can get the information you need for free.

InfoPlease: InfoPlease Encyclopedia

As part of the Family Education Network, InfoPlease Encyclopedia contains annual almanacs, thousands of articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, and a wealth of biographies.

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