Listening and Concentration Handouts

Improve your concentration

Everyone struggles with the ability to concentrate at certain times. Your ability can be improved by identifying the factors causing interference, experimenting with different techniques, and evaluating what techniques do and do not work for you.

Listening and concentration links

Follow these links for resources on listening and concentration. Each of these sites offers learning resources appropriate for college-level learners. Please note that neither SPU nor the Center for Learning is responsible for content on the following pages.

  • “Study Environment Analysis”
    An online quiz about your three favorite study spots… are they up to par?
  • “Learning by Listening”
    Listening in the classroom is a skill that we need to work to develop.
  • Listening and note taking
    Since the human brain works about four times as fast as the mouth, listening effectively requires that you maintain a considerable amount of self-control and concentration. Learn more about this rarely-taught skill.

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