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Course Content Resources

Using the TI BA Plus II Financial Calculator

Practice learning the functions of your calculator

Education Unlocked

YouTube channel that explains lots of ECON, ACCT, and FINC concepts

Accounting Coach

This site has a lot of information, explanations, and guides that could help catch a tutor up if needed, especially if we need to find a new way to explain a concept.

Simple Studies

A set of written tutorials covering basic accounting concepts with examples.

McGraw Hill Biology Animations

A good reference for students, includes animations of biological concepts. Useful for BIOL 1103, BIOL1203, BIOL 1109, BIOL1209.

Pharmacology Study Tips

This tutor-created resource describes how to succeed in Pharmacology at Douglas.

Tips for Success in Pathophysiology

This tutor-created resource describes how to succeed in Pathophysiology at Douglas.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Biology library is linked here.

Biomechanist.net
A free resource built by biomechanics masters students at the German Sport University in Cologne. The site contains fundamental lessons in each of the pillars of biomechanics, math, physics, and physiology.

Accuracy, Precision, and Errors

This short resource explains the difference between Accuracy and Precision, and includes basic calculations for quantifying errors.

ChemTube3D

An extensive collection of interactive animations - use the menus at the top to select the reaction or structure you want to explore.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Chemistry library is linked here.

Measurements and Units

Understanding scientific measurement using the SI system, converting between units, and information about mass, weight, temperature, and density.

Virtual Molecular Model Kit

Allows you to create and visualize molecules when you don't have access to a physical model kit.

Develop for Android

Official developer page for Android apps. Useful for courses with a mobile app development component, including CSIS 3175, 4175, 4280, and 4440.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Programming course is linked here.

MDN Web Docs

A collection of tutorials, guides, and documentation for web development. Covers languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, as well as tools like HTTP, APIs, and Browser Extensions.

Stack Overflow

A high-quality question and answer site for programming problems.

Using Excel

This tutor-created resource outlines the basics of Excel.

w3schools

Tutorials, references, guides, and examples for a wide variety of web development languages, including HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and SQL.

3D Model Collections

A variety of 3D models of rock and mineral specimens collected and shared by the WVU Volcanology and Petrology Lab.

Interactions with the Atmosphere

This guide from Natural Resources Canada describes the way the atmosphere interacts with remote sensing methods like satellite imagery.

Improving Reading and Writing in a Second Language

This resource suggests strategies you can use to develop your fluency in reading and writing.

Memorizing New Words

Doing well in a new course often means finding effective ways to learn the new terminology.

How to Study Math

This guide from Paul's Online Notes suggests some best practices in all aspects of studying math, including general tips, note-taking, and studying for tests. After reading the guide, you may want to explore the rest of the site; it has notes and practice problems for pre-calculus, calculus, and linear algebra courses.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Precalculus course is linked here.

Math Stack Exchange

A high-quality question and answer site for math problems.

Purple Math

Purple Math lists topics that range in complexity from things as easy as rounding to things as complex as graphing and trig. I typically advise students who are seeking help with their assessment tests that this is the most direct resource to help them learn (and re-learn) the basics in order to be best prepared for the assessment.

Studying for Mathematics Tests

Math tests will assess your understanding of the concepts and your skill at applying these concepts. This resource provides tips for a variety of questions that you might encounter on a mathematics test, including multiple choice, problem solving, and calculation questions.

Using Math Textbooks

Math textbooks are unique because they use mathematical language to communicate, which requires a different set of skills to read than other textbooks. This resource explains the differences between textbooks in math and other subjects, and provides tips for how to get the most out of your textbook.

West Texas A&M Math Lab

This website has guides and self-guided tutorials on a wide variety of topics, including algebra, math for chemistry, and the GRE (Graduate Records Examination).

Desmos

An intuitive and powerful graphing calculator application.

Aural Skills

Useful for students who need tips for practicing their aural skills.

Tutor Training: Sight Singing and Ear Training

Tutor-created resource for tutoring Music students.

Teoria

Website that generates unlimited ear training and music theory exercises based on your preferences. You can specify the included clefs, key signatures, intervals, rhythms, etc.

Logical Fallacies

This is a great handout for students in PHIL 1101 Critical Thinking who are struggling to understand and identify different fallacies.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

This is a fantastic, expansive and accurate encyclopedia of everything philosophy. Useful for tutors who want to refresh, or for students who are struggling to understand dense philosophy texts.

Writing Philosophy Papers

This quick sideshow, created by the Dalhousie Writing Centre, explains the basics of how to write within philosophy, as well as the conventions of the discipline.

Physclips

A collection of film clips and animations on a variety of first-year physics topics, created by a group at the University of New South Wales in Australia. Topics include mechanics, sound & waves, electricity & magnetism, light, and thermal physics.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Physics library is linked here.

UNC Anthropology Guide

An overview of anthopology courses, including typical expectations of students and methods to approach anthropological papers.

Measures of Central Tendency and Variability

Descriptive statistics are statistics that collect, summarize, classify and present data. This guide gives you an overview of one type of descriptive statistics, measures of variability.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that has created a huge library of instructional videos with accompanying quizzes and exercises. Their Statistics and Probability course is linked here.