Learning Tips and Tools | LSU Center for Academic Success

Learning Tips and Tools

These tips and tools are proven strategies for managing your time, acing your tests, reducing your stress, and they will help you take charge of your learning. Explore strategies by the topics below to meet your unique learning needs and help you become the best learner you can be.

For a guided self-directed resource for increasing your learning please visit our Learning Journey on Moodle. For more in-depth and personal discovery of your learning needs schedule an Academic Coaching appointment. 

CAS Semester Toolkit

Semester Toolkit

The CAS Semester Toolkit will help you organize your time, engage in your classes, and get the most out of your studying. Tap into these tools to help you excel in your courses all semester long!


Resources by Topic


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Take Charge of Learning

Do you want to use proven strategies for learning and performing well in your courses? Use these tips and tools to actively engage in achieving your academic goals.

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Manage Time

Success requires time management, effective learning strategies, motivation, and consistent engagement with course content. Use our valuable tools and strategies to help manage it all.


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Ace Tests

Testing demonstrates your knowledge and mastery of course content. However, there are several factors that can affect your performance. Use the tips and strategies in this section to help you build your confidence and ace your tests.

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Reduce Stress

College can be a time for enjoyment, but it can also create various stressors. Stress doesn’t have to weigh you down. Use these strategies and information to help you manage your stress levels and increase your confidence.


Learning Journey

Access FREE online resources through your own personalized Learning Journey in Moodle 3.9. Use this self-guided exploration of CAS resources to: 

  • Take quizzes to see how well you're managing your time or preparing for tests
  • Watch videos on new learning techniques
  • Hear from the experts on how to increase your GPA

Note: This "course" does not increase your tuition or earn credit hours or an official letter grade that would appear on your transcript. It is optional and voluntary, except where required by course in which you're enrolled (e.g., SCI 1001) or a program (e.g., Welcome Week or IMPACT).

CAS Learning Journey