Academic Development Center

ADC | Academic Development Center

The College of Nursing is dedicated to helping its students succeed. The Academic Development Center was created to assist students in achieving academic success. The Center provides the following services/assistance:

  • An individual assessment of learning needs
  • Assistance with skills such as, time management, study/note taking, understanding course content, and test taking strategies
  • Peer Teacher program
  • Skill workshops
  • Mock NCLEX testing
  • Referrals are made for students requiring assistance with test anxiety and other needs not provided by the Center

 Workshop information will be posted in eCollege for those students unable to attend.

ADC | ADC Room View 2

Workshops include:

  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Study Skills
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Proficiencies
  • Perfectionism
  • APA formatting (in cooperation of the Learning Resource Center)
  • Online Research (in cooperation of the Learning Resource Center)

For additional information please contact:

Paulette M. Archer, RN, EdD at paulette.m.archer@osfhealthcare.org

The Academic Development Center is open and staffed during the following times:

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday - Friday: By Appointment

By Appointment

 

Helpful Study Skills Links

http://www.howtostudy.org/

http://www.academictips.org/

http://www.how-to-study.com/

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/ (You can focus on Coaching-related topics like Study Skills, Test-Taking, Time Management, & Writing)

http://www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/ (Assignment Calculator — very fun and interactive time management/study skills website)

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/time.html

http://www.studygs.net/index.htm  (Has many languages — Lots of info and links with exercises)

http://www.arc.sbc.edu/study.html