The following is a list of websites and tips students may find helpful if they would like to research their topic on their own, or if they need a question answered at a time when a tutor or professor is unavailable. Remember, the accuracy of these pages cannot be guaranteed and it’s always best to talk to one’s professor about a problem, but these links can serve as helpful resources and memory refreshers.
Khan Academy, – phenomenal resource for learning concepts with examples in various courses such as, Mathematics, Biology, Economics, and Arts & Humanities etc.
Bozeman Science -has free explanation videos on basic concepts in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Biology Online, – A list of topics students can drill down through to find an explanation of the subject.
WebSpectra, – a collection of graphs used in the solving of NMR and IR problems regarding spectroscopy.
The Python Tutorial, -provides basic help with python.
C++, -phenomenal resource for basic help with C++ .
Java, -provides help with Java and explain concepts with examples.
French, – covers French I, II, and III. Contains vocabulary and verb conjugation.
Italian, – covers Italian I, II, and III. Contains vocabulary and different parts of speech.
The Math Forum, – Browse the archive by education level and math topic or do a search by topic. There is also a section where students can “Write to Dr. Math” if they can’t find the answer to their questions.
Math World, – By using the Index on the left menu students can look up math topics. From there students can drill deeper and deeper into the topic until they find exactly what they’re looking for. Examples of problems and references for further explanation are given when students arrive at the topic they’re looking for.
Physics Study Guides – Select a topic and this website offers an explanation of terms, mini-lessons, and a review test. The test is scored by the computer and the right answer is highlighted if one got the question wrong.
Psychology Resources, – Choose demonstrations or tutorials. Select the demonstration topic and then run through the whole demonstration or pieces of it. There’s also a list of quizzes one can take to test one’s knowledge. If a tutorial is selected, there’s a list of topics to pick. From there one can drill into the subject as much as necessary. Some have mini quizzes that will give the right answer if one chooses incorrectly.
Spanish, – covers Spanish I, II, and III. Contains vocabulary and different parts of speech. “I used to do best when I would take lecture notes in pencil and then sit for 15 – 30 minutes after class rewriting them in pen.”