Walter Pauk

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Walter Pauk, Cornell University's reading and study center director,[1] is the author of the best-selling How To Study In College. Pauk has been lauded as "one of the most influential professors in the field of developmental education and study skills".[2] He created Cornell Notes. In 1997, Pauk was recognized for his work with the Pearl Anniversary Award by The College Reading and Learning Association.[3]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • Pauk, Walter (1962). How to study in college. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 
  • Pauk, Walter (1974). Six-Way Paragraphs - 100 Passages for Developing the Six Essential Categories of Comprehension. Providence, RI: Jamestown Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-89061-009-6. 
  • Pauk, Walter; Josephine M. Wilson (c. 1976). Readings in English. London; New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-094441-5. 
  • Pauk, Walter (1986). Study skills for college athletes. Clearwater, Fla.: Reston-Stuart Pub. Co. ISBN 0-9614487-0-9. 
  • Pauk, Walter (c. 1987). Study skills for community and junior colleges. Clearwater, Fla: Reston-Stuart. ISBN 0-9614487-1-7. 
  • Pauk, Walter (c. 1998). Study skills for student athletes. Clearwater, FL: H&H Pub. ISBN 0-943202-69-8. 
  • Pauk, Walter (1999). Essential study strategies. Clearwater, FL: H&H Pub. ISBN 9780943202716. 
  • Pauk, Walter; Ross J.Q. Owens (c. 2008). How to study in college (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co. ISBN 0-618-76645-6. 


  1. ^ Some ways to get more out of studying College of St. Benedict, Saint John's University. Accessed November 12, 2007.
  2. ^ Kerstiens, Gene. Studying in College then and now: an interview with Walter Pauk. Abstract of an article in the Journal of Developmental Education, v21 n3 p20-22, 24. Spring 1998. Hosted by the Education Resources Information Center. Accessed November 12, 2007.
  3. ^ CRLA awards and scholarships. CRLA website. Accessed November 12, 2007.