Education and Academic Resources on the Internet

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Education Resources URLs

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources
http://www.ScholarSearchEngines.com/

AP Studies
http://www.free-ed.net/free-ed/

A Measurement Decision Theory Tutorial
http://echo.edres.org:8080/mdt/

American School Directory
http://www.asd.com/

Asian Studies WWW Monitor
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/asia-www-monitor.html

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
http://www.aace.org/

Awesome Library - K-12 Education Directory
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/

Awesome Stories
http://www.awesomestories.com/

Bayesian Essay Test Scoring sYstem (BETSY)
http://edres.org/betsy/

BBC - BBC Four - Audio Interviews
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/best-of

Bibliographies on Education Issues
http://learninfreedom.org/bibliographies.html

BigChalk – The Education Network (now ProQuest)
http://www.proquestk12.com/

Blackboard
http://www.blackboard.com/

Blue Web’n Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.att.com/

Brain and Learning
http://www.teach-the-brain.org/

Buros: Test Reviews Online
http://marketplace.unl.edu/buros/

Claroline –  Learning Management System
http://www.claroline.net/

ClassroomClipart : Clipart for Students
http://classroomclipart.com/

COL – Knowledge Finder Portal
http://www.col.org/resources/knowServices/Pages/default.aspx

Collaborative Lesson Archive
http://mste.illinois.edu/resources/?id=225

Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities
http://cnx.org/

COSI Hands On Science Centers
http://www.cosi.org/

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
http://www.dlese.org/

DiscoverySchool.com
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/

EDSITEment
http://edsitement.neh.gov/

education.com
http://www.education.com/

Education Development Center
http://www.edc.org/

Education-Line
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/bei/COLN/COLN_default.html

Education Program of the World Bank Institute (WBI)
http://go.worldbank.org/2D3PBNIXZ0

Education Resource Organization’s Directory (EROD)
http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/Programs/EROD/

Education World® The Educator's Best Friend
http://www.education-world.com/

Educational Research Abstracts (ERA)
http://www.tandfonline.com/db/era

Educational Software Directory
http://www.educational-software-directory.net/

EDUCAUSE
http://www.educause.edu/

EduHound.com: Everything for Education K12
http://www.eduhound.com/

EduResources Weblog--Higher Education Resources Online
http://radio.weblogs.com/0114870/

Eduseek
http://www.eduseek.com/

Eduville™
http://www.eduville.com/

eLearn Magazine
http://elearnmag.acm.org/

eLearners
http://elearners.com/

eLearning Post
http://www.elearningpost.com/

Electronic Campus
http://www.electroniccampus.org/

ENC Online: K-12 Mathematics and Science Curriculum Resources
http://www.goenc.com/

ERIC Database
http://www.eric.ed.gov/

FAFSA on the Web - U.S. Department of Education (Federal Student Aid)
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Free-Ed.net
http://www.free-ed.net/

FREE -- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
http://free.ed.gov/

Free Lesson Plans, WebQuests, Worksheets and Teacher Tools
http://www.edhelper.com/

Gateway To Educational Materials (GEM)
http://www.thegateway.org/

GetEducated.com:  Education Directory to Accredited Online University and College Degrees
http://www.geteducated.com/

Glencoe Online
http://www.glencoe.com/

Global Research – The Future of Higher Education
http://ecolecon.missouri.edu/globalresearch/index.html

Global SchoolNet - Home of Networked Project-Based Learning
http://www.globalschoolnet.org/

Growth Strategies
http://www.gsinet.org/

Higher Education Resource Hub
http://www.higher-ed.org/

High School Ace
http://highschoolace.com/ace.cfm

ILIAS Open Source
https://www.ilias.uni-koeln.de/ilias/ilias.php?baseClass=ilrepositorygui&reloadpublic=1&cmd=frameset&ref_id=1&lang=en

IMS Global Learning Consortium
http://www.imsproject.org/

Index of Learning Styles (ILS)
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSpage.html

Institute of International Education
http://www.iie.org/

Institute for Learning Technologies
http://iltcolumbiaedu.ipage.com/

Institution Accreditation
http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/

Interactive Communications & Simulations
http://ics.soe.umich.edu/

International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT)
http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/

International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning
http://www.itdl.org/

International Reading Association
http://www.reading.org/

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
http://www.iste.org/

Internet Educational Resources
http://www.tnellen.com/school/misc.html

Internet Resources Newsletter (ceased publication 2009)
http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/irn/irn.html

Item Response Theory
http://edres.org/irt/

K-8 Education Place®
http://www.eduplace.com/

KAIROS: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology & Pedagogy
http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/

Kids Hub
http://kidshub.org/

Knowledge Context
http://www.knowledgecontext.org/

Landmarks for Schools
http://landmark-project.com/

Library of Congress Teacher Resources Page
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

MentorKit (Site is in Norwegian)
http://www.norskinteraktiv.no/

MERLOT
http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

MIT OpenCourseWare
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

Moodle – Open Source Course management System for Online Learning
http://moodle.org/

National Learning Network Materials Page
http://www.nln.ac.uk/

NEA Higher Education Almanac
http://www.nea.org/home/1819.htm

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
http://www.powa.org/

PinkMonkey – Literature Summaries
http://www.pinkmonkey.com/

Plagiarism.org
http://www.plagiarism.org/

Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation
http://pareonline.net/

Principia Cybernetica Web
http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/SERVER.html

Private School Locator
http://nces.ed.gov/globallocator//

ResearchBrief (archives upto 2007)
http://www.ascd.org/publications/researchbrief/archived-issues.aspx

Sallie Mae Student Loans
http://www.salliemae.com/

Scholastic
http://www.scholastic.com/

SchoolForge
http://opensourceschools.org/index.php

School Notes
http://www.schoolnotes.com/

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet
http://seriweb.com/

Sofia Project – Sharing of Free Intellectual Assets
http://sofia.fhda.edu/

Student Research
http://www.StudentResearch.info/

Study Plans
http://www.studyplans.com/

SWIM – Streaming Webbased Information Modules
http://www.swiminfo.dk/english.html

TABS - The Association of Boarding Schools
http://www.schools.com/

Tapped In – A Community of Education Professionals
http://tappedin.org/

techLEARNING.com - Technology & Learning - The Resource for Education Technology Leaders
http://www.techlearning.com/

Test Constructor
http://www.keepsoft.com/tc.htm

Test Link – World’s Largest Test Collection Database
http://www.ets.org/test_link/about

The Annenberg/CPB
http://www.learner.org/

The Educational Cyber Playground
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/

The Gateway to Educational Materials
http://www.thegateway.org/

The Inquiry Page (archived page)
http://www.cii.illinois.edu/InquiryPage/

The Lesson Plans Page
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/

The New York Times Learning Network
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

The Plagiarism Resource Center
http://plagiarism.bloomfieldmedia.com/z-wordpress/

The Text Doctor
http://www.textdoctor.com/

The WebQuest Page
http://webquest.org/

The Write Site
http://www.writesite.org/default.htm

T.H.E. Journal Online: Technological Horizons in Education
http://www.thejournal.com/

ThinkWave Gradebook – School Management Software
http://www.thinkwave.com/

Thomas Ho's Favorite Education WWW Resources
http://www.engr.iupui.edu/~ho/interests/edmenu.html

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/

Virtual Learning Resources Center
http://www.virtuallrc.com/

W3Schools Free Online Web Tutorials
http://www.w3schools.com/

Web English Teacher
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/

Web for Teachers
http://www.4teachers.org/

Wisconsin Center for Education Research
http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/

World Lecture Hall
http://www.utexas.edu/world/

Worldwide Classroom: International Consortium of Schools
http://www.worldwide.edu/

Yahoo! Education
http://education.yahoo.com/

Your Learning
http://www.YourLearning.com/

 

Distance Learning Resources URLs

About.com – Distance Learning
http://distancelearn.about.com/

ADEC Distance Education Consortium
http://www.adec.edu/

Arun Tripathi's Global Education Project Links
http://www.angelfire.com/ks/learning/index.html

Back to College: Curriculum, Scholarships, Accredited Online Degrees
http://www.back2college.com/

Blackboard.com
http://www.blackboard.com/

Conferencing on the Web
http://thinkofit.com/webconf/

eCollege
http://www.ecollege.com/

EdSurf ~ Online Distance Education Learning Resource for Adult Students
http://www.edsurf.net/

Education Index
http://www.educationindex.com/

eLearn Magazine
http://elearnmag.acm.org/

eLearners
http://www.elearners.com/

ExamBuilder
http://www.exambuilder.com/

getEducated.com – Distance Learning Consulting, Guides and Newsletters
http://www.geteducated.com/

IMS Learning Resource Meta-data Specifications
http://www.imsproject.org/metadata/

International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning
http://www.itdl.org/

Link-Systems International
http://www.link-systems.com/

MindEdge
http://www.mindedge.com/

Nicenet's Internet Classroom Assistant
http://www.nicenet.org/

Online Courses (last updated 2012)
http://onlinesapiens.wordpress.com/

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration
http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/

Sage Interactive
http://www.sageinteractive.com/

Serf Distance Education Environment
http://serfsoft.com/

The Development of Virtual Education: A Global Perspective
http://www.col.org/resources/publications/Pages/detail.aspx?PID=277

The Distance-Educator
http://www.distance-educator.com/

The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
http://www.irrodl.org/

theNode.org:  Distance Education Learning Technologies
http://www.node.on.ca/

United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
http://www.usdla.org/

UniversalClass - The Revolution in Online Teaching and Learning
http://www.universalclass.com/

Virtual Classrooms
http://www.virclass.com/

Virtual School
http://www.virtualschool.edu/

Virtual University
http://www.virtualuniversity.com/

WBT Systems - Powering the e-Learning Revolution
http://www.wbtsystems.com/

World Association for Online Education (WAOE)
http://www.waoe.org/

World Bank Institute
http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/

WorldWideLearn
http://worldwidelearn.com/

Yahoo! Education & Distance Learning
http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/Distance_Learning/

 

Chemistry Resources

Chemguide: Helping you understand chemistry
http://www.chemguide.co.uk/

High school chemistry resources
http://www.chalkbored.com/lessons/chemistry-11.htm

Introductory, searchable guide to chemistry that includes hyperlinked notes and guides for first semester chemistry, as well as articles. There is also a searchable glossary of over 900 terms, over 400 FAQs and a trivia quiz.
http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/index.shtml

Simulated Chemistry Laboratory
http://www.virtlab.com/main.aspx

 

Economics Resources

High School Economics Topics
http://www.econlib.org/library/Topics/HighSchool/HighSchoolTopics.html

Key concepts from the textbook Microeconomics, Second Edition by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells
http://bcs.worthpublishers.com/krugmanwellsmicro2/

Online Economics Courses
http://mruniversity.com/

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/dictionary

 

General Resources

CampusSplash: Answers to questions about college admissions, graduate school
http://campussplash.com/

Cornell's Subject guides
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/content/subject-guides

FREE: Federal Registry for Educational Excellence
http://free.ed.gov/

Notable.ac: Notetaking teachers and students can share slides and notes
https://www.notable.ac/

Research Tools by Subject
http://www.library.lafayette.edu/researchtools

Shmoop's Learning guides for Chemistry/Biology/Economics
http://www.shmoop.com/learning-guides/

Times Higher Education: Education news and university jobs
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/

Wolfram Education Portal
http://education.wolfram.com/

Zinch: College and University admissions
http://www.zinch.com/

 

Journals/Books Resources

Altmetric: Tracks mentions of scholarly papers
http://www.altmetric.com/

DeepDyve: Read and share thousands of top scholarly journal articles
http://www.deepdyve.com/

Emerald Research Journals
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/

JournalTOCS
http://www.journaltocs.hw.ac.uk/

JSTOR Academic journals
http://www.jstor.org/

Oxford Journals: Economics, life sciences, social sciences journals
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/

Taylor & Francis Science Journals
http://www.tandfonline.com/

The National Academies Press
http://www.nap.edu/

The University of Chicago Press Journals
http://www.press.uchicago.edu/journals.html

 

Lecture Notes/Study Guides Resources

ClusterFlunk : Study groups for classmates
https://clusterflunk.com/

CourseHero: Study guides, lecture notes
http://www.coursehero.com/

OneClass: Lecture notes, exam guides
http://oneclass.com/

StudyBlue: Make online flash cards and notes
http://www.studyblue.com/

 

Mathematics/Statistics Resources

'A' Level Maths Revision for UK students
http://www.schoolworkout.co.uk/a_level.htm

College Preparatory Mathematics for U.S. grades 6-12
http://cpm.org/

Common Errors in College Math
http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~schectex/commerrs/

Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore
http://ww1.math.nus.edu.sg/

Enriching Mathematics learning experiences
http://nrich.maths.org/

Free Lecture Notes and Tutorials on Mathematics
https://files.nyu.edu/jmg336/public/html/mathematics.html

HyperStat Online: An introductory statistics textbook
http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/

Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary
http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/index.html

Interactive geometry, algebra, statistics, and calculus software
http://www.geogebra.org/cms/index.php?lang=en

Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia
http://platonicrealms.com/encyclopedia/

Introduction to Mathematics and Algebra
http://www.tpub.com/math1/index.htm

Math Lectures
http://www.msri.org/web/msri/online-videos

Mathematics lesson plans
http://www.maths300.esa.edu.au/

Mathematics notes
http://maths.mq.edu.au/~chris/notes/index.html

Mathematics Resource Links
http://www.teacherlink.org/content/math/relatedlinks/home.html

Maths software for students
http://www.cabri.com/

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
http://www.nctm.org/

Principles of Uncertainty - Free Statistics book
http://uncertainty.stat.cmu.edu/

Quickly post Physics or Mathematics problems for others to view
http://mathbin.net/

The Math Forum @ Drexel University
http://mathforum.org/

The Mathematical Atlas - A gateway to modern mathematics
http://www.math-atlas.org/

 

MBA Resources

30 Second MBA: Business-related brief videos
http://www.fastcompany.com/section/30-second-mba

Carnegie-Mellon Tepper School of Business
http://www.tepper.cmu.edu/index.aspx

Knowledge@Wharton High School: Free educational content related to entrepreneurship and leadership
http://kwhs.wharton.upenn.edu/

MBA Study notes
http://www.tutor2u.net/business/strategy/mckinsey_pyramid.htm

Quick MBA: MBA topics of knowledge
http://www.quickmba.com/

Stanford Global School of Business official blog
http://stanfordbusiness.tumblr.com/

The Wharton Journal
http://whartonjournal.com/

The Wharton MBA Foundation series
http://blog.coursera.org/post/60889088289/the-wharton-foundation-series

 

MOOCs/Open Courseware (OCW) Resources

750 Free Online Courses from Top Universities
http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses

Distance learning from The Open University
http://www.open.ac.uk/

Downloadable video lectures
http://www.learnerstv.com/

Great Big Ideas
http://www.floatinguniversity.com/

Free courses in many subject areas
http://www.saylor.org/educationlevels/university/

Free public lectures - Mathematics, science, business, history
http://www.gresham.ac.uk/

Free video courses from Stanford University
http://openclassroom.stanford.edu/MainFolder/HomePage.php

MIT OpenCourseWare
http://ocw.mit.edu/

Online Engineering Degrees Penn State World Campus
http://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/EngDeg

Open Learning Initiative of Carnegie Mellon University
http://oli.cmu.edu/

The World's 50 Best Open Courseware Collections
http://onlineuniversityrankings.org/2009/the-worlds-50-best-open-courseware-collections/

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses
http://online.engineering.illinois.edu/

UReddit: Computer Science, Philosophy, Social Sciences
http://ureddit.com/

Utah State OpenCourseware
http://ocw.usu.edu/

Web-based video programs - Harvard @ Home
http://athome.harvard.edu/about.html

 

Online Tutoring/Homework Help Resources

Discovery Channel's Online Homework Help Service
http://www.cosmeo.com/welcome/index.html

Instaedu: Online tutoring
http://instaedu.com/

TutorDoctor: One on One learning at home
http://tutordoctor.com/

 

PhD/Dissertation/Thesis/Academic Writing Resources

A computer science graduate school survival guide
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~azuma/hitch4.html

Advice on academic writing
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice

Collected advice on research and writing - how to organize your thesis… and more.
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mleone/web/how-to.html

Dissertation Research – Planning, Researching, Publishing
http://libguides.gwu.edu/content.php?pid=164343&sid=1386608

Essay and paragraph writing webguide
http://www.eslflow.com/Acargumentativessay.html

Five Ways of Looking at a thesis
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~esrabkin/thesis5ways.htm

Guide for writing a funding proposal
http://www.learnerassociates.net/proposal/

Guide to Scientific Writing

A series of educational articles on how to design and write scientific research papers for publication.
http://www.aacc.org/publications/clin_chem/ccgsw/Pages/default.aspx

Help for Organizing, Writing, and Formatting Your Research Paper
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/organize.html

How to choose a research topic
http://aclinks.wordpress.com/2009/05/09/how-to-choose-a-research-topic/

How to choose the research topic
http://chaource.livejournal.com/54686.html

How to focus on thesis content that really counts
http://3monththesis.com/the-8020-principle-and-thesis-content/

How not to get a PhD…

Discover how to avoid failure in this extract from Estelle M. Phillips' and Derek S. Pugh's How to get a PhD
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2002/nov/08/highereducation.books

How to write a dissertation
http://www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/dec/essay.dissertation.html

How to write a really good research paper
http://aclinks.wordpress.com/2009/04/29/how-to-write-a-really-good-research-paper/

How to write a research paper
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~bioslabs/tools/report/reportform.html

How to write a thesis
http://ciips.ee.uwa.edu.au/pub/HowToWriteAThesis.pdf

How to write a thesis
http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/~martins/sen_sem/thesis_org.html

Mastering Your PhD: Survival and Success in the Doctoral Years and Beyond [Paperback]

Patricia Gosling (Author), Lambertus D. Noordam (Author)
http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Your-PhD-Survival-Doctoral/dp/3642158463/

McGraw-Hill's Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers (Perfect Phrases Series) [Paperback]

Carol Ellison (Author)
http://www.amazon.com/McGraw-Hills-Concise-Writing-Research-Perfect/dp/0071629890

PhD dissertation tips
http://www.successfulacademic.com/articles/Dissertation_tips2.htm

Research, writing and style guides
http://www.aresearchguide.com/styleguides.html

Research Paper Outline Examples - Sample Outlines for Research Papers
http://explorable.com/research-paper-outline-examples

Revision: Cultivating a Critical Eye
http://dartmouth.edu/writing-speech/learning/materials/materials-first-year-writers/revision-cultivating-critical-eye

Scaffolding methods for research paper writing
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/scaffolding-methods-research-paper-1155.html?tab=1#tabs

Setting the right tone in academic papers
http://www.everythingenglishblog.com/?p=301

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.
http://matt.might.net/articles/phd-school-in-pictures/

Writing a scientific research article
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/biology/ug/research/paper.html

Writing and Presenting your thesis or dissertation
http://www.learnerassociates.net/dissthes/

Writing in college: A Short Guide to College Writing
http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/resources/collegewriting/index.htm

 

Philosophy Resources

A Non-Philosopher's Guide to Philosophical Terms
http://consc.net/misc/philosophicalterms.html

Gensler's Philosophy Web-Exercises
http://www.harryhiker.com/exercise.htm

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
http://www.iep.utm.edu/

Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, etc.
http://philosophy.lander.edu/index.html

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
http://plato.stanford.edu/

The Comprehensible Philosophy Dictionary
http://ethicalrealism.wordpress.com/philosophy-dictionary-glossary/

The Philosophers' Magazine on the Web
http://philosophypress.co.uk/

The University of Hong Kong Philosophy Department
http://philosophy.hku.hk/

 

Scholarship Resources

Lumni helps predominately low-income students in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and the United States finance their college educations through "human capital financing".
http://www.lumni.net/about/

OneCauseUK - Charities and grants for education
http://www.onecauseuk.org/

Sofi - Student loans from alumni through a social lending platform
https://www.sofi.com/

Vittana - Student loans for underprivileged students
http://vittana.org

 

Science/Engineering/Technology Resources

Efunda: Online Reference for Engineers
http://www.efunda.com/

GCSE Bitsize Science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
http://www.seas.harvard.edu/

List of free Science books
http://physicsdatabase.com/book-list-by-title/

Penn State World Campus Online Engineering Degrees
http://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/EngDeg

Science & Engineering Encyclopedia
http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/

Stanford Engineering Everywhere
http://see.stanford.edu/

The Institution of Engineering and Technology - academic resources for the field of science and technology
http://www.theiet.org/academics/index.cfm

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses
http://online.engineering.illinois.edu/

 

Study Skills Resources

77 ways to learn faster, deeper, and better
http://oedb.org/library/college-basics/hacking-knowledge

A brief outline of study techniques
http://philosophy.lander.edu/study-topics.html

Felder & Soloman: Learning Styles and Strategies
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSdir/styles.htm

On Becoming a Super Student: Methods, Strategies and Tea for Good Academics [Paperback]

Prof Gilbert Nmo-Morris (Author)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Becoming-Super-Student-Gilbert-Nmo-Morris/dp/1461027969

Study skills courses for students
http://www.thethinkingconsultancy.com/study_skills.html

What's the best way to study?
http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2011/10/whats-the-best-way-to-study/

What are science based tips for increasing your ability to learn?
http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2012/01/what-are-science-based-tips-for-increasing-yo/

What are your study pro-tips?
http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/v1bgf/studentsor_exstudents_of_reddit_what_are_your/

What can you learn about learning from Harvard med students?
http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2012/03/what-can-you-learn-about-learning-from-harvar/