Education and Academic Resources on the Internet

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Education Resources URLs

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources

AP Studies

A Measurement Decision Theory Tutorial

American School Directory

Asian Studies WWW Monitor

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Awesome Library – K-12 Education Directory

Awesome Stories

Bayesian Essay Test Scoring sYstem (BETSY)

BBC – BBC Four – Audio Interviews

Bibliographies on Education Issues

BigChalk – The Education Network (now ProQuest)


Blue Web’n Knowledge Network Explorer

Brain and Learning

Buros: Test Reviews Online

Claroline – Learning Management System

ClassroomClipart : Clipart for Students

COL – Knowledge Finder Portal

Collaborative Lesson Archive

Connexions – Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities

COSI Hands On Science Centers

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)


Education Development Center


Education Program of the World Bank Institute (WBI)

Education Resource Organization’s Directory (EROD)

Education World® The Educator’s Best Friend

Educational Research Abstracts (ERA)

Educational Software Directory

EDUCAUSE Everything for Education K12

EduResources Weblog–Higher Education Resources Online



eLearn Magazine


eLearning Post

Electronic Campus

ENC Online: K-12 Mathematics and Science Curriculum Resources

ERIC Database

FAFSA on the Web – U.S. Department of Education (Federal Student Aid)

FREE — Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Free Lesson Plans, WebQuests, Worksheets and Teacher Tools

Gateway To Educational Materials (GEM) Education Directory to Accredited Online University and College Degrees

Glencoe Online

Global Research – The Future of Higher Education

Global SchoolNet – Home of Networked Project-Based Learning

Growth Strategies

Higher Education Resource Hub

High School Ace

ILIAS Open Source

IMS Global Learning Consortium

Index of Learning Styles (ILS)

Institute of International Education

Institute for Learning Technologies

Institution Accreditation

Interactive Communications & Simulations

International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT)

International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning

International Reading Association

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Internet Educational Resources

Internet Resources Newsletter (ceased publication 2009)

Item Response Theory

K-8 Education Place®

KAIROS: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology & Pedagogy

Kids Hub

Knowledge Context

Landmarks for Schools

Library of Congress Teacher Resources Page

MentorKit (Site is in Norwegian)


MIT OpenCourseWare

Moodle – Open Source Course management System for Online Learning

National Learning Network Materials Page

NEA Higher Education Almanac

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

PinkMonkey – Literature Summaries

Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation

Principia Cybernetica Web

Private School Locator

ResearchBrief (archives upto 2007)

Sallie Mae Student Loans



School Notes

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet

Sofia Project – Sharing of Free Intellectual Assets

Student Research

Study Plans

SWIM – Streaming Webbased Information Modules

TABS – The Association of Boarding Schools

Tapped In – A Community of Education Professionals – Technology & Learning – The Resource for Education Technology Leaders

Test Constructor

Test Link – World’s Largest Test Collection Database

The Annenberg/CPB

The Educational Cyber Playground

The Gateway to Educational Materials

The Inquiry Page (archived page)

The Lesson Plans Page

The New York Times Learning Network

The Plagiarism Resource Center

The Text Doctor

The WebQuest Page

The Write Site

T.H.E. Journal Online: Technological Horizons in Education

ThinkWave Gradebook – School Management Software

Thomas Ho’s Favorite Education WWW Resources

U.S. Department of Education

Virtual Learning Resources Center

W3Schools Free Online Web Tutorials

Web English Teacher

Web for Teachers

Wisconsin Center for Education Research

World Lecture Hall

Worldwide Classroom: International Consortium of Schools

Yahoo! Education

Your Learning

Distance Learning Resources URLs – Distance Learning

ADEC Distance Education Consortium

Arun Tripathi’s Global Education Project Links

Back to College: Curriculum, Scholarships, Accredited Online Degrees

Conferencing on the Web


EdSurf ~ Online Distance Education Learning Resource for Adult Students

Education Index

eLearn Magazine


ExamBuilder – Distance Learning Consulting, Guides and Newsletters

IMS Learning Resource Meta-data Specifications

International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning

Link-Systems International


Nicenet’s Internet Classroom Assistant

Online Courses (last updated 2012)

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

Sage Interactive

Serf Distance Education Environment

The Development of Virtual Education: A Global Perspective

The Distance-Educator

The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Distance Education Learning Technologies

United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

UniversalClass – The Revolution in Online Teaching and Learning

Virtual Classrooms

Virtual School

Virtual University

WBT Systems – Powering the e-Learning Revolution

World Association for Online Education (WAOE)

World Bank Institute


Yahoo! Education & Distance Learning

Chemistry Resources

Chemguide: Helping you understand chemistry

High school chemistry resources

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.

Simulated Chemistry Laboratory

Economics Resources

High School Economics Topics

Key concepts from the textbook Microeconomics, Second Edition by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells

Online Economics Courses

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

General Resources

CampusSplash: Answers to questions about college admissions, graduate school

Cornell’s Subject guides

FREE: Federal Registry for Educational Excellence Notetaking teachers and students can share slides and notes

Research Tools by Subject

Shmoop’s Learning guides for Chemistry/Biology/Economics

Times Higher Education: Education news and university jobs

Wolfram Education Portal

Zinch: College and University admissions

Journals/Books Resources

Altmetric: Tracks mentions of scholarly papers

DeepDyve: Read and share thousands of top scholarly journal articles

Emerald Research Journals


JSTOR Academic journals

Oxford Journals: Economics, life sciences, social sciences journals

Taylor & Francis Science Journals

The National Academies Press

The University of Chicago Press Journals

Lecture Notes/Study Guides Resources

ClusterFlunk : Study groups for classmates

CourseHero: Study guides, lecture notes

OneClass: Lecture notes, exam guides

StudyBlue: Make online flash cards and notes

Mathematics/Statistics Resources

‘A’ Level Maths Revision for UK students

College Preparatory Mathematics for U.S. grades 6-12

Common Errors in College Math

Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

Enriching Mathematics learning experiences

Free Lecture Notes and Tutorials on Mathematics

HyperStat Online: An introductory statistics textbook

Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary

Interactive geometry, algebra, statistics, and calculus software

Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia

Introduction to Mathematics and Algebra

Math Lectures

Mathematics lesson plans

Mathematics notes

Mathematics Resource Links

Maths software for students

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Principles of Uncertainty – Free Statistics book

Quickly post Physics or Mathematics problems for others to view

The Math Forum @ Drexel University

The Mathematical Atlas – A gateway to modern mathematics

MBA Resources

30 Second MBA: Business-related brief videos

Carnegie-Mellon Tepper School of Business

Knowledge@Wharton High School: Free educational content related to entrepreneurship and leadership

MBA Study notes

Quick MBA: MBA topics of knowledge

Stanford Global School of Business official blog

The Wharton Journal

The Wharton MBA Foundation series

MOOCs/Open Courseware (OCW) Resources

750 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Distance learning from The Open University

Downloadable video lectures

Great Big Ideas

Free courses in many subject areas

Free public lectures – Mathematics, science, business, history

Free video courses from Stanford University

MIT OpenCourseWare

Online Engineering Degrees Penn State World Campus

Open Learning Initiative of Carnegie Mellon University

The World’s 50 Best Open Courseware Collections

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses

UReddit: Computer Science, Philosophy, Social Sciences

Utah State OpenCourseware

Web-based video programs – Harvard @ Home

Online Tutoring/Homework Help Resources

Discovery Channel’s Online Homework Help Service

Instaedu: Online tutoring

TutorDoctor: One on One learning at home

PhD/Dissertation/Thesis/Academic Writing Resources

A computer science graduate school survival guide

Advice on academic writing

Collected advice on research and writing – how to organize your thesis… and more.

Dissertation Research – Planning, Researching, Publishing

Essay and paragraph writing webguide

Five Ways of Looking at a thesis

Guide for writing a funding proposal

Guide to Scientific Writing

A series of educational articles on how to design and write scientific research papers for publication.

Help for Organizing, Writing, and Formatting Your Research Paper

How to choose a research topic

How to choose the research topic

How to focus on thesis content that really counts

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

How to write a dissertation

How to write a really good research paper

How to write a research paper

How to write a thesis

How to write a thesis

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

Patricia Gosling (Author), Lambertus D. Noordam (Author)

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

Carol Ellison (Author)

PhD dissertation tips

Research, writing and style guides

Research Paper Outline Examples – Sample Outlines for Research Papers

Revision: Cultivating a Critical Eye

Scaffolding methods for research paper writing

Setting the right tone in academic papers

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

Writing a scientific research article

Writing and Presenting your thesis or dissertation

Writing in college: A Short Guide to College Writing

Philosophy Resources

A Non-Philosopher’s Guide to Philosophical Terms

Gensler’s Philosophy Web-Exercises

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, etc.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Comprehensible Philosophy Dictionary

The Philosophers’ Magazine on the Web

The University of Hong Kong Philosophy Department

Scholarship Resources

Lumni helps predominately low-income students in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and the United States finance their college educations through “human capital financing”.

OneCauseUK – Charities and grants for education

Sofi – Student loans from alumni through a social lending platform

Vittana – Student loans for underprivileged students

Science/Engineering/Technology Resources

Efunda: Online Reference for Engineers

GCSE Bitsize Science

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

List of free Science books

Penn State World Campus Online Engineering Degrees

Science & Engineering Encyclopedia

Stanford Engineering Everywhere

The Institution of Engineering and Technology – academic resources for the field of science and technology

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses

Study Skills Resources

77 ways to learn faster, deeper, and better

A brief outline of study techniques

Felder & Soloman: Learning Styles and Strategies

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

Prof Gilbert Nmo-Morris (Author)

Study skills courses for students

What’s the best way to study?

What are science based tips for increasing your ability to learn?

What are your study pro-tips?

What can you learn about learning from Harvard med students?

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