The Learning Centre tutors, staff, and faculty have collected a large set of resources for anyone to use to help advance their learning. Choose the resource list that best matches your needs, or search this collection (and the rest of the Library and Learning Centre Website) by clicking on the magnifying glass in the top right corner of every page.

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Course Content Resources

Our peer tutors have collected resources to help you learn about a wide variety of subjects, including:

  • Accounting, Economics, and Finance
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Skills and Computer Science
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics

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English Language Resources

Our professional English language tutors have collected to help improve your grammar, pronunciation, spelling, and other English language skills. Resources topics include:

  • English Learner's Dictionaries
  • Explanations of Common Grammar Errors
  • Learning Languages
  • Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Listening, Speaking, and Reading Practice
  • Websites for Grammar Practice

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Online Learning Skills

Like every new learning experience, online learning will likely involve trying out new strategies and practicing those skills to perfection. With the increase in Online Learning caused by the pandemic, the Learning Centre has collected all of our resources relating to online learning in one place. Resource topics include:

  • Communicating Online
  • Reading Strategically
  • Skills Needed for Online Learning
  • Taking Notes During Online Lectures
  • Taking Tests and Quizzes Online
  • Using Video-Conferencing Tools

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Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources, or OERs, are free-to-use resources like online textbooks, study guides, and video series. They are often made by faculty members at universities and colleges around the world, and can be extremely high quality.

Click here to access the Douglas College Library OER Research Guide.

Click here to access a list of Open Textbooks curated by BC Campus, a provincial group that supports post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

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Study Skills Resources

Our peer tutors have collected resources to help you improve your study skills, including:

  • General Study Skills
  • Learning Languages
  • Learning to Learn Online
  • Making a Study Schedule
  • Presentation Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Test Taking
  • Working in Groups

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Writing Resources

We've assembled some of the best writing resources to help you start your writing assignment, fine tune the grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation; and find writing success at College. Resource topics include:

  • Overview of the Writing Process
  • Your Identity as a Writer
  • Common Writing Assignments
  • Citations and Formatting
  • Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
  • Writing with Sources
  • Sentence Structure and Punctuation

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