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Study Tips

The ASC has tons of tips and references available to help you improve your study skills.

‌‌The Academic Success Center has a number of resources available for students, faculty and staff to improve study habits, test-taking skills, writing and more.


Infobase Learning Cloud

Infobase Learning Cloud is an online self-help resource that includes over 60,000 step-by-step tutorials on common software such as Microsoft® Office, Adobe® CS6 and Canvas, and workshops on emerging topics such as plagiarism and online courses.

Log in at Infobase Learning Cloud using your TXWES log in credentials. If you experience log-in issues, contact IT help desk #4428.


Study Tips, Strategies & References

Test-Taking, Note-Taking and Study Skills
Writing Tips & Reference


For assistance with all phases of the writing process, visit Excelsior Online Writing Lab. This online resource offers information on different types of writing, plagiarism and grammar as well as many other areas in writing papers.


Get assistance with spell check, grammar check and citations. Grammarly provides context and correction suggestions about grammar, spelling, vocabulary usage and plagiarism. Use your TXWES email to create your free account.

MLA Style

APA Style

Turabian Style

Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation

Tips for Writing Papers

ASC Video Resources

Tips for Online Students

Online education has become a popular way to complete course credit. Students should take an honest evaluation of their strengths and weaknesses before enrolling in an online course. If a student possesses the right skill-set for an online course, there are many resources for assistance on the ASC website.


Other Resources

For Faculty & Staff