The internet is an abundant, diverse, and ever-changing resource for
information of all kinds. We think you will find the sites linked to
here to be valuable resources for the kind of information that
strengthens your learning. But bear in mind that they should be
considered just a starting point in your efforts to get the best of the
study helps out there. The sites are to be used with discretion. Like
all tutorial resources, they are means of assistance for your study, and
they do not rank with your professors' instruction in authority. You are
responsible for your use of them in light of what your professors
require of you.
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English Language and Writing
Tidewater Community College Writing Center Self-help
Provides easily understood notes on various aspects of college
paper-writing, grouped under three headings: Grammar and Punctuation
Guidelines, Practical Punctuation Guide, and Writing Guidelines.
Dr. Renard Donesky's Writing Review
Provides clear, concise discussion of a small selection of essential
grammar and essay structure topics in a simple, straightforward format.
Includes a few exercises with each explanation.
The Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Addresses all aspects of the writing process, not only discussing rules
and conventions of composition, but also giving extensive advice for
developing effective writing methods. The site is much more detailed in
its coverage than the average writing-help site.
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing
Covers a broad array of paper-writing topics. The site is very easily
navigated, because its whole menu from main heads to sub-points is shown
in a side bar found on every page. The site emphasizes structure and
style. Grammar is not the main emphasis of the site, although key
grammar topics are addressed in brief.
Guide to Grammar and Style, by Jack Lynch
A Rutgers University professor's online writing guide, this site breaks
the material down into grammar and usage, on one hand, and general notes
on good writing style, on the other. The explanations are short. Click
on "Contents" at the top of the page to go to a complete list of the
site's contents ordered alphabetically.
Grammar, Punctuation, & Capitalization: A Handbook for Technical
Writers & Editors
This is a professional guide for technical writing at NASA's Langley
Research Center. Advanced students may find this useful. Remember that
the rules and conventions given at this site may not exactly match the
rules and conventions used by your professors at CCBC.
National Writing Centers Association Resources for Writers
A central site providing links to a variety of writing-help resources.
Don't start here. Look here if you want to broaden the scope of your
knowledge of internet writing resources.
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Breaks down algebra concepts into easily-digested chunks. It also
features a java-script problem-solver program for certain kinds of
problems; you type in the problem, following the instructions, and the
program shows steps to the solution.
Online Tutorials for Finite Math & Calculus Applied to the Real World
Provides easy-to-use tutorials for some algebra, finite math, and
calculus topics. Interactive exercises allow you to test your knowledge
and get explanations for your mistakes.
Karl's Calc Tutor
Has interesting and fun explanations of first-semester level (and some
second-semester level) calculus concepts.
Covers a great deal of calculus material, tied directly to the structure
of the calculus courses and text at the University of Tenn. Knoxville.
It features many helpful graphical/interactive explanations, for which
browser plug-ins are required (see help page at the site).
Another UTK site, focused on visual explanations of calculus principles.
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics
Billed "The Web's Most Extensive Mathematics Resource," this site allows
you to search by alphabetically ordered sub-menus for any math topic on
which you may have a question. The explanations are textbook-style and
rather technical.Advanced and/or ambitious math students may prefer this
Sites with lists of math links:
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