Education and Academic Resources 2021

This guide comprises an extensive listing of resources and sites for students, researchers, teachers, infopros and parents, on multiple study areas. Sourced from academic, public, private, association and corporate sectors, the subject matters include: distance learning; MOOCs, lecture guides and study notes, study skill resources, online tutoring and homework help, free e-learning videos, scholarship resources and PhD, Dissertation, thesis, and academic writing resources.

Areas Covered in this white paper link dataset compilation include:

  • Education Resources
  • Distance Learning Resources
  • Chemistry Resources
  • Economics Resources
  • General Resources
  • Journals / Book Resources
  • Lecture Notes / Study Guides Resources
  • Mathematics / Statistics Resources
  • MBA Resources
  • MOOCS /Open Courseware (OCW) Resources
  • Online Tutoring/Homework Help Resources
  • PhD/Dissertation / Thesis / Academic Writing Resources
  • Philosophy Resources
  • Scholarship Resources
  • Science/Engineering / Technology Resources
  • Study Skills Resources
  • Study Resources for Specific Career Options Resources (accounting, physicist, etc.)

Education Resources URLs

1001 Ways to Pay for College Practical Strategies to Make Any College Affordable

5 Principles of Design [Slide deck in Spanish]

5 Tips for Studying Smarter

1700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

2021 Directory of Directories

2021 Guide to Finding Experts by Using the Internet

2021 Guide to Finding People Resources and Sites

2021 Guide to Searching the Internet

2021 New Economy Resources

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources 2021

Advertising Marketing and Public Relations Business BOK (Body of Knowledge)

A Measurement Decision Theory Tutorial

Academic Writing in English (ESL RESOURCE)

Academic Writing: Effective Paraphrasing (ESL RESOURCE)

Anki – Friendly Intelligent Flash Cards Making Remembering Easy

Asian Studies WWW Monitor

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

A Teen Take on Ed Tech

auphonic – Automatic Audio Post Production Web Service for Broadcasters, Podcasts, Radio Shows, Screencasts and More

Awesome Library – K-12 Education Directory

Awesome Stories

BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

Bayesian Essay Test Scoring sYstem (BETSY)

Ben Gurion University Israel English language International learning programs

BBC – BBC Four – Audio Interviews

Bibliographies on Education Issues

BigChalk – The Education Network (now ProQuest)

Blackboard – Let’s Advance Learning

Brain and Learning

Buros: Test Reviews Online

Citations – How to cite the content of a zip file

Claroline –  Learning Management System

ClassroomClipart: Clipart for Students

Code Academy – Learn To Code Interactively

Collaborative Lesson Archive

College Course Materials

COSI Hands On Science Centers

Coursolve – Connecting Course Projects and Needs

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)

Digital Literacy

Earth Science Literacy Maps

EasyClass – Learning Management System


Education Development Center

Education-Line – British Education Index

Educational Research Abstracts (ERA)

Educational Researcher

Educational Software Directory

Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling


eLearn Magazine


Employment Opportunities

ENC Online: K-12 Mathematics and Science Curriculum Resources

ERIC – Institute of Education Sciences

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

Femtochemistry: Atomic ballet in slow motion (Knowledge)

Five Ways To Bring Technology into the Classroom Without the Gadgets

Free Lesson Plans, WebQuests, Worksheets and Teacher Tools The Consumer’s Guide to Online Education

Glean – Finding the Best Educational Videos for Students

Global SchoolNet – Home of Networked Project-Based Learning

Google in Education – Higher Education Resource Hub

Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age

Higher Ed Drive

Hippocampus – Multimedia eLearning instructional material on the web

How machines write poetry

How to deal with vast numbers of research papers on a topic?

How I Learn educational instructional methodology instructors

How to learn Linux as a beginner? Using free ebook.

How to write a great research paper, and get it accepted by a good journal (academic writing)

How to write academic essays? [Best practices] (academic writing)

How to learn to code WebRTC (computer software development PUBNUB)

How to learn computing systems architecture (embedded systems stream computing PUBNUB)

How to write for academic journal? (academic writing)

IMS Global Learning Consortium

Index of Learning Styles (ILS)

Institute of International Education

Institute for Learning Technologies

Interactive Communications & Simulations

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

International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning

International Literacy Association

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Internet Educational Resources

Item Response Theory

K-12 Dive

K-12 Resources for STEM Education

Know About: Is Coding the New Literacy?</a

Know About: Percentiles – Why Percentiles Don’t Work the Way You Think

Know About: Practice Big data query using database HTTP Archive

Know About: Systems Thinking

Know About: Unsupervised Feature Learning and Deep Learning

Know About: What other schools do in their “Hour of Code”

Knowledge Context

KS2 Maths Games and Resources

Landmarks for Schools


Library of Congress Teacher Resources Page

Manchester Academic Phrasebank: An invaluable resource for thesis writer

Medicine textbooks

MentorKit (Site is in Norwegian)


MIT OpenCourseWare

Moodle – Open Source Course Management System for Online Learning

Nanotechnology Curriculum Materials

National Center for Education Statistics

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) Sources 2021

PackBack – Students Save Time and Money On Books

ProQuest Flow

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

PinkMonkey – Literature Summaries

Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (PARE)

A Primer on Educational Technology: 5 Terms Parents Need to Understand

Principia Cybernetica Web

Private School Locator

Psychology as a career option

Reading Scientific Journals

Re-Imagining Learning: Digital and Physical Convergence

ResearchBrief (archives up to 2007)

Sallie Mae Student Loans


School Notes – Your Future Starts Here

SchoolsWorld – Multimedia Platform Providing Innovative and Informative School Content

Scrawlar – Scrawlar Meet Scholar

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet

Shaped – Shaping the Future of Education

Software Architecture Patterns

Statistics for Hackers

Student Research Resources 2021

Study Plans

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

Team Treehouse: Instructional Material Computer eLearning learn computer skills online

Technology Disruptions and Related Problem Solving Experiences of Mid-career Elementary Teachers

Test Constructor

Test Link – World’s Largest Test Collection Database

The Annenberg/CPB

The Educational Cyber Playground

The Importance of Reading as a Software Engineer

The Most Powerful Tool in the Classroom

The New York Times Learning Network – Teach and Learn With The Times: Resources for Bringing the World Into Your Classroom

The Text Doctor

The WebQuest Page

The Write Site

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

Translation Warehouse – Language Learning – How To Explore Greek Alphabet Language Learning (Freee!) Flash cards on the web

ThinkWave Gradebook – School Management Software

Tutorial Resources 2021

U.S. Department of Education

Virtual Learning Resources Center

Wall Street Training Financials program self-study

W3Schools Free Online Web Tutorials

Web English Teacher

Web for Teachers

What can student results tell us about academic performance?

Who reads those academic papers anyways?

Wisconsin Center for Education Research

World® The Educator’s Best Friend

Worldwide Classroom: International Consortium of Schools

Your Learning

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Back to College: Curriculum, Scholarships, Accredited Online Degrees

Conferencing on the Web

eCollege – Pearson

Education Index – Uncover New Writing Techniques and Ideas

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


Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

Sage Interactive

Subject Tracers 2021

The Distance-Educator

The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

ThoughtCo – Distance Learning

Today In Digital Education (TIDE) podcast

Trends Shaping the Future of Education

United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

UniversalClass – The Revolution in Online Teaching and Learning

Virtual Classrooms

WBT Systems – Powering the e-Learning Revolution

What is a residency requirement in the context of Canadian and US PhD programs

World Association for Online Education (WAOE)

Education and Distance Learning Resources

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

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Economics Resources

High School Economics Topics

Online Economics Courses

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Education and Distance Learning Resources

General Resources

Career Guide

Grammar Resources in our head (psycholinguistics) helps discover scientific knowledge

Shmoop’s Learning guides for Chemistry/Biology/Economics

Slide Deck Presentation: Social Media for Teaching, Learning, and Literacy

TED Talks: Do schools kill creativity?

Times Higher Education: Education news and university jobs

Timetable Web – School Timetable, Automatic Generation, Easy, Fast, Fully Online

Wolfram Education Portal

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Journals/Books Resources

Altmetric: Tracks mentions of scholarly papers

Book: A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition: Chicago Style for Students

Book: Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills

Book: A Handbook for International Students

Book: Becoming an Academic Writer (a career option for any student) Author: Patricia Goodson

Book: Cognitive Productivity

Cambridge Academic Books

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</a

The National Academies Press

The University of Chicago Press Journals

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Lecture Notes/Study Guides Resources

Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource

CourseHero: Study guides, lecture notes

OneClass: Lecture notes, exam guides

StudyBlue: Make online flash cards and notes

Education and Distance Learning Resources

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

HyperStat Online: An introductory statistics textbook

Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary

Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia

Introduction to Mathematics and Algebra

Math Lectures and Videos

Mathematics Resource Links

Maths software for students

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National University of Singapore

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Principles of Uncertainty – Free Statistics book

Product Design Program

The Mathematical Atlas – A gateway to modern mathematics

Education and Distance Learning Resources

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

Stanford University Overseas Programs and Engineering

The Wharton Journal

The Wharton MBA Foundation series

Education and Distance Learning Resources

MOOCs/Open Courseware (OCW) Resources

1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Distance learning from The Open University

Downloadable video lectures

Free courses in many subject areas

Free public lectures – Mathematics, science, business, history

Free video courses from Stanford University

Lesson Paths – Making Learning Online Free and Accessible To the Entire World

MIT OpenCourseWare – edX Destination

OCW Bookshelf – MIT OpenCourseWare Textbook Information

OpenCourseWare Consortium

Open Education Database – Comprehensive Collection of Online College Rankings and Free Courses

Open Educational Resources (OER) Sources 2021

OpenLearn – Free Learning from the Open University

Open Learning Initiative of Carnegie Mellon University

Saylor Foundation – Free Education

The World’s 50 Best Open Courseware Collections – Posted 2019

Tutorial Resources 2021

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Online Tutoring/Homework Help Resources

Chegg Study – Everything Is Figureoutable with 24/7 Homework Help

Internet Tutor

VitalSource: eLearning Online

Skillshare – Anything can be learnt online

TutorDoctor: One on One learning at home

Tutorial Resources 2021

Education and Distance Learning Resources

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

EThOS – Electronic Theses Online System

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 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 guide to build an IoT business [Book/Ebook/Paperback]

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)

Product Design: book: How to create products that customers love [Paperback/Ebook]

ProQuest Flow

Research, writing and style guides

Research Paper Outline Examples – Sample Outlines for Research Papers

Scaffolding methods for research paper writing

Setting the right tone in academic papers

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

The Design of Influence: How to Craft Products that Move People Product Designer

Writing a scientific research article

Writing and Presenting your thesis or dissertation

Education and Distance Learning Resources
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

Education and Distance Learning Resources
Scholarship Resources

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

OneCauseUK – Charities and grants for education

Sofi – Student loans from alumni through a social lending platform

Vittana – Student loans for underprivileged students

Education and Distance Learning Resources

Science/Engineering/Technology Resources

Common Core: Chemistry: Physical Chemistry: Learning Crystal Structure Lattices online

DIY Neuroscience tools

Efunda: Online Reference for Engineers

Environmental Engineering: How plastic gets recycled

GCSE Bitsize Science

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

How I teach kids to love STEM

LEGO Mathematics

Software is not engineering

Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE)

Syracuse University’s Engineering and Computer Science Online

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

Time, Speed and Distance calculator

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Online Engineering Courses

Education and Distance Learning Resources
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)

Student Research Resources 2021

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?

Education and Distance Learning Resources
Studying for Specific Career Options Resources

Career Option: Advertising Ad Agency staff / Press Relations PR Marketing staff Resources

Advertising: Scientific Advertising #ads

Advertising: Scientific Advertising

Advertising: Scientific Advertising book Amazon

Advertising: Scientific Advertising

Advertising: Scientific Advertising

Advertising: Scientific Advertising

Advertising: Scientific Advertising

Career Option: Big Data Architect with or without Apache Hadoop

Big Data: Article about Hadoop Architect

Big Data: Article about How Facebook is using Big Data

Big Data: Big Data and Hadoop Certification Training

Career Option: CPA (Accounting)

Accounting: CPA Courseware Self-Study

Accounting: Financial Accounting Basics

Accounting: Financial Accounting Basics

Accounting Basics Tutorial PDF

Accounting: Basics and explanation

Accounting: Financial Accounting Wikipedia entry

Accounting: Coaching

Accounting: Coaching Accounting

Accounting: Coaching Accounting

Accounting: Coaching Accounting

Accounting: Coaching Accounting MBA

Accounting: CPA

Accounting: Accounting

Accounting: Rutgers University Online course material (Rutgers University Online)

Accounting principles | Books for free

Basic Accounting Principles

Basics of Accounting

Financial Accounting Examples | Users | Purpose | My Accounting Course

Financial Statement

Sample Notes of Accounting PDF

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