# Study Tips and Practice

## Math

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra Open Course Ware (MOOC):

This course covers a range of algebraic topics: Setting up and solving linear equations, graphing, finding linear relations, solving systems of equations, working with polynomials, factoring, working with rational and radical expressions, solving rational and radical equations, solving quadratic equations, and working with functions. More importantly, this course is intended to provide you with a solid foundation for the rest of your math courses. As such, emphasis will be placed on mathematical reasoning, not just memorizing procedures and formulas.

Beginning Algebra:

Tutorials in all things related to beginning algebra.

Everything Algebra:

Purplemath’s algebra lessons are written with the student in mind. These lessons emphasize the practicalities rather than the technicalities, demonstrating dependable techniques, warning of likely “trick” questions, and pointing out common mistakes.

Flash Cards-Catchupmath:

All students agree that our math flashcards above are engaging and almost game-like. All-in-all a great way to master basic skills for lifelong math confidence. Students can repeat them over and over until they are satisfied with their score. Available in Spanish and English.

Khan Academy, Math:

Video lectures in for almost all math topics. Some include: trigonometry, geometry, engineering, statistics, calculus, linear algebra, etc.

Learning Express Library:

This adult learning center gives free access to math skills practice tests, math skills e-books, and basic math tutorials.

Math is Power 4 U:

This site provides almost 5,000 free mini-lessons and example videos with no ads. The videos are organized by course and topics ranging from number sense to nursing and statistics.

Mathematics webliography:

Pre-algebra, algebra, and pre-calculus lessons and resources

Solving Word Problems:

Solving arithmetic problems can be difficult because the wording of the questions is frequently confusing. Don’t despair! Use your experiences in Real Life to help you make sense of the nonsense.

Wolfram Alpha, Mathematics examples:

Interactive calculators for studying mathematics.

## Biology

Human Anatomy and Physiology Resources LibGuide:

This link provides health learning resources including health and medical related tutorials, health training and medical schools, nursing resources, health associations, societies, and organizations, and job resources.

Interactive Anatomy & Physiology:

Includes animated text narrations and quizzes to help examine and explain the structure and functions of the human body systems.

Khan Academy, Biology:

Video lectures and science animations to do with human anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, ecology, etc.

Practice Tests:

Includes a wide array of practice tests to do with medicine, nursing, science, etc.

WolframAlpha, examples for Life Sciences:

Interactive calculators for studying the life sciences.

## Chemistry

Khan Academy, Chemistry:

Video lectures and science animations to do with chemical science, fundamentals of organic, biological, inorganic chemistry, etc.

Learning Express Library:

Provides resources to chemistry practice exams and review problems

Practice Tests:

Includes a wide array of practice tests to do with organic and physical chemistry, as well as biochemistry.

WolframAlpha, Chemistry examples:

Interactive calculators for studying chemistry.

## Physics

Khan Academy, Physics:

Video lectures and science animations to do with engineering, classical, and modern physics, quantum mechanics, magnetic force, etc.

WolframAlpha, Physics examples:

Interactive calculators for studying physics.

## English

Excelsior Online Writing Lab (site index):

This link provides overviews of the writing process including prewriting, drafting, revising, etc.

Grammar Resources:

This website contains a variety of resources for grammar including: parts of speech, sentence structure, usage, punctuation, capitalization and abbreviations.

Khan Academy, Grammar:

Practice quizzes in commas, sentence fragments, spelling, subjects and verbs, etc.

Khan Academy, Reading Practice

Practice quizzes to help enhance reading comprehension.

Learning Express Library:

Provides resources to English practice exams and questions in reading, writing, and sentence completion.

Practice Tests:

Includes a wide array of practice tests to do with ACT English, SAT English, ACCUPLACER Reading comprehension and sentence skills, etc.

## Other Resources

College Success Strategies, LibGuide:

Explore these resources to help you make the most of your learning potential.

Excelsior Online Writing Lab (site index):

This site provides tools to help enhance your writing, reading, and learning skills. You can learn about the writing process and various genres of writing.

Internet Skills Tutorials:

A collection of self-paced tutorials to help you learn more about web searching, social media, Google accounts and more.

Khan Academy, Browse Video Lectures by Subject:

This is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable Video lectures, Live Online Tests, etc. in the fields of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Accounting, Nursing, Psychology, History, Language Training, Literature, Law, Economics, Philosophy, Astronomy, Political Science etc. FREE to its visitors.

Khan Academy, Electronics Help:

Videos on circuits, Ohms La, geometry, automotive, engineering, and electrical constructions.

Music Tutorial:

Music theory lessons, exercises and tools

## Time Management

Time Management Tools and Resources:

Review how you spend your time in order to help you prioritize your goals and objectives.

## Study Skills and Practice Tests

Practice Test:

Practice tests for ACT, GED, GMAT, GRE, Nursing, MCAT, SAT, etc. found here!

Study Skills and Tutorials Resource LibGuide:

A library resource guide listing free study resources and tutorials.

Study Skills Webliography:

A webliography of all the places and sites that will help you enhance your study skills.

Test Prep Review: ACT, SAT, GED, GMAT, etc

Your source for free online practice tests for the ACT, SAT, GED, GMAT, etc.