Links to Academic Support Websites
This website is an online tutor and discusses many topics in accounting. Would be a useful study aide for your student when going over concept specific problems.
This website is an excellent compilation of information and links to different websites related to art history. The site was made by a professor at Sweet Briar College
Provides definitions to biological terms.
Resource for chemical formulas and structures. Good for organic chemistry.
This site even has an interactive periodic table. If you click on an element, it takes you to an index of things related to that element
I find in chem most people have trouble with the mathematical part of it. So this site offers an index of different problems and has some examples worked out. Also on the left side of the page there is an index for other chemistry related sites.
has always been a helpful Chemistry resource. They have lots of summaries about reactions, stoichiometry, and ions.
is another great resource for chem stuff. It's a lot more detailed than sparknotes, and the study guides are better segmented.
I found to be useful to tutors working with statistics and math, and for advanced statistical research since it provides links to statisticians and online textbooks and web courses.
This is a great site for definitional resources and has a wide body of current legislature and practices in the field of educational psychology.
Want to put your knowledge to practice?
This website offers lots of statistical data regarding different economic measurements. It is the perfect instrument to use for regressions (which you will go over later in the course) and for practice using the different distributions. This could come in handy later in the course.
For those of you having problems distinguishing between the different distributions this site helps discern the confusion with binomial distributions. It has great examples with explanations that will walk you through the solution. This is good practice for test preparation on binomial distributions.
About.Com's Economics series
About.com offers a host of different subject spotlights. It includes such titles as 'A Beginner's Guide to Elasticity,' 'Cost-Push Inflation vs. Demand-Pull Inflation,' and 'Short Run vs. Long Run.' This site is essential for any principles student.
PinkMonkey.com Economics Study Guide
Absolutely everything the macroeconomics student needs to know is contained in one of the 15 review chapters offered at this site.
English as a Second Language
American Language - This site comes from the American Language program's web site. It contains a list of resources, including on-line ESL articles; book lists; on-line foreign language news sources; a list of websites where there are fun games that ESL students can play; etc.
The BBC’s (free) online language-learning website. An excellent supplement to in-class learning, this site starts off with a placement test, then gives you links to activities that will help you improve from the level that you are at. Be sure to also check out the French music section “Musique et Paroles,” where you can listen to some contemporary French artists, then practice your listening comprehension (dictée) by answering questions about what you heard. The French slang section is also good if you are considering going to France or just want some cool new vocabulary.
The BBC’s website for German.
This is a great site if the problem is how to study history. Gives pointers and tips on the best methods to study history and how to read critically.
This is the website of the Philosophy Department at Earlham College. On the right side of the page there is a link to help for reading, writing, and researching Philosophy.
Click on help topics, brings you to an index list of physics topics. Good overview, doesn’t go in depth much.
This is a great place to find tips on how to write papers in political science courses. It lays at step by step how to organize and review the paper. Great site for political science!!
This is another great site for help when writing political science papers. It will help when developing an outline and plan for the paper with your student.
This is a website with a wide variety of religion topics and links to choose from. It is a selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc.
This is a perfect website for students new to the field of sociology. What makes this site ideal are the sections "Introducing Sociology" and "The Classics", which provide an introduction to key sociological themes and the classic texts of the most famous sociologists.
This website is also extremely useful for gaining a greater understanding of sociological theory. It provides a list of famous sociologists, with a link to each name that includes an array of information on the theorist.
The BBC’s Spanish website.
(Offers not only exercises to learn Spanish, but also an email newsletter with random lessons and riddles and cultural facts, pen pals, and cultural information - recipes, music, literature, dances, art, cinema, fiestas, etc., plus it offers study abroad options to several places in Spain and Latin America.)
This is a good tutorial website for learning basic grammar and stuff and it grades you and gives you the chance to correct your mistakes. It has lots of quizzes for those who learned from repetition.
This site has links and advice for topics ranging from Algebra to Calculus. This is a very good resource to start at if you are having basic problems.
This is another great site for help in many different areas. I think you can find good hints and tips for Calculus and other College level math courses here.
Another good source for Math help in a volume of different areas.
Even though we have everything explained in our books it may help sometimes to get some other explanations. This webpage offers some good definitions and explanations
This page offers some good exercises regarding the distribution.
This one has a huge dictionary. It is in alphabetical order and you will find everything.