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Winter Storm Alert- Wednesday January 28, 2015

All classes are cancelled today, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. College offices are also closed. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

Helpful Tips for Your Learning Style  

  • Draw charts/maps/diagrams
  • Create flashcards (When doing this, put the word on one side; put the definition on the other side along with an example)
  • Make lists
  • Color code your work
  • Use multi-media equipment (videotapes, compact discs, or computers)
  • Record the class (Use this only to fill in what you missed while going over your notes)
  • Get a study buddy/group to go over the material
  • Read the notes aloud to yourself
  • Put your summarized notes on a tape recorder
  • Participate and be active in class discussions
  • Create mnemonics to aid in memorizing the material
  • Teach the material to someone else in the class
  • Create flashcards
  • Take frequent study breaks
  • Rewrite your notes
  • Design your own sample quizzes/tests
  • Create a map on a topic (this can be done with note cards or post-it notes)

Note:  If two or more column totals from the Learning Styles Inventory are similar, combine the various tips from each of the categories.

Some of this information was adapted from: Flemming, N. & Bonwell, C. 2001. How Do I Learn Best: A Student's Guide To Improved Learning. New Zealand.

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What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
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