Tools for Learning: Off-site Web Resources

Learning Style Preference:

http://vark-learn.com/english/
page.asp?p=helpsheets

"Study without Tears"
help sheets for--

  • Visual Preference
  • Aural Preference
  • Read Preference
  • Kinetic Preference
  • Multimodal Preference

Quick print handouts available on this website.

 

Online Dictionary:

http://dictionary.reference.com/

A quick reference guide.

Other more extensive dictionaries can be accessed by Fredonia students through Reed Library at /
library/db_list.asp

 

 

Study Guides and Strategies:

http://www.studygs.net/

Available in several languages.

Maintained by the University of St. Thomas (UST), St. Paul, Minnesota

Section Titles include:

  • Preparing to Learn
  • Classroom Participation
  • Project Management
  • Preparing for Tests
  • Writing Basics
  • Math and Science
  • Studying
  • Learning with others
  • Taking Tests
  • Reading Skills
  • Web truth

 

First-Year Students Concerns include:

  • Developing Self Knowledge
  • Study Skills
  • Student Responsibility at College
  • Accommodations-Alternative Ways to Learn
  • College Survival Skills for the Learning Disability Student
  • College Considerations
  • Preparing for the Transition

 

 

Writing Handouts:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
handouts/

Maintained by OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Categories include:

  • General Writing Concerns
  • Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling
  • Professional Writing
  • English as a Second Language
  • Research and Documenting Sources
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Practice Exercises

Citation and Documentation

http://fredonia.libguides.com/citing

  • Humanities: MLA
  • Social Sciences: APA
  • History: Chicago
  • Sciences: CBE
  • Humanities: MLA
  • Social Sciences: APA
  • History: Chicago
  • Sciences: CBE

Math and Science Formulas

 

Calculus Practice:


http://cow.math.temple.edu/

Maintained by Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and partially supported by the National Science Foundation

Collection of INTERACTIVE modules covering algebra, graphics and numerical calculation. Several chapters are included in each of these "books":

Calculus Practice:


http://cow.math.temple.edu/

Maintained by Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and partially supported by the National Science Foundation

  • Pre calculus
  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Abstract Algebra
 

 

Additional Resource Sites: Elementary through College

http://www.mindflash.com/online-quiz-and-test-taking-strategies/

Resource page maintained by Mindflash Technologies, Palo Alto, CA
and recommended by the students of Susan Bowen's class, Mason Learning Center.

SCROLL DOWN to find College Testing Tips and other helpful tips.  

 

Download Sites

ChemSketch

http://www.acdlabs.com/resources/
freeware/chemsketch/

Free download drawing package allows user to draw chemical structures Free download drawing package allows user to draw chemical structures

Google Sketchup

http://sketchup.google.com/download/

Tutoring Center Hours
Monday 1pm - 9pm
Tuesday 1pm - 10pm
Wednesday 1pm - 9pm
Thursday 1pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 6pm - 9pm

The Learning Center

Carnahan-Jackson Center
Reed Library Fourth Floor
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3550 phone
(716) 673-3801 fax