Published on June 12, 2020 by Sean Flynt  
Stephen Chew
Stephen Chew

A new essay by Samford University psychology professor Stephen Chew offers expert guidance for teaching study skills. The essay for the American Psychological Association’s Psychology Teacher Network complements Chew’s popular “How To Study” video series and Teaching Guide, and arrives as many families prepare for ongoing education disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chew is chair of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology and one of the most celebrated American psychology professors. His videos, viewed more than a million times, offer an academic lifeline to students learning remotely, headed to a changed college environment this fall or enjoying no disruption at all. The new essay helps teachers and parents reinforce the video lessons and keep students learning in any environment.

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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.