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Cross-Discipline appropriate LOs (Basic Interdisciplinary Skills)

by Jay Holden
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This collection is a group of cross-discipline learning materials to provide assistance for various universal fields.

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Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

Added 07/24/2008
I really enjoyed reviewing this writing resource material after I was referred to it by our University's writing assistance department. I have since used it in my classroom and students have reported feedback that they found it very worthwhile as well. Overall a great tool for anyone with writing questions from reference style to writing style support.

Research Methods

Added 07/22/2008
This material is a great resource for introducing the concepts of research methods across multiple disciplines. It is simple yet informative. It also covers a fair amount of detail in a short time using appropriate examples for various disciplines. This material's potential effectiveness as a teaching tool is very high especially in introductory courses.

Study Guides and Strategies

Added 09/21/2008
Study skills across many disciplines. Presented in various languages too! A good resource for students.

Statistics Every Writer Should Know

Added 09/10/2008
A VERY simple outline of what stats terms mean and how/when it is appropriate to use them in writing. Good for quick & dirty on stats

Adventures in Statistics - Free Learning Episodes

Added 10/17/2008
Funny but helpful videos on learning stats.

In Pictures: Online Computer Tutorials

Added 12/17/2008
Easy to use technology support tutorial with pictures and solid direction. Very useful for faculty or students using new technology tools.

Index of Learning Styles

Added 06/25/2008
Use the inventory to assess students learning styles in order to find out what types of materials would be best for HW.

Graphing the line y = mx + b

Added 12/17/2008
This applet is a simple and effective tool for teaching the graphing of a line. It could easily be incorporated into a course assignment that would be very beneficial for many students.

Unit Conversions

Added 12/17/2008
I thought that this LO was very useful as a teaching aid, straight forward in terms of instructions, and excellent in presenting the content of conversion. Great tool & should be known to many. I didn't love the ads as they are a bit distracting. Overall very good.

ThatQuiz - Math Test Activities

Added 12/17/2008
This is a great tool for learning or getting a refresher on general math concepts across the board. Very simple and effective as a teaching tool. A bit too plain in presentation but other than that it's great. Overall all great site.

Internet Detective

Added 12/17/2008
This tutorial teaches students finding solid sources how to assess the validity of websites that may appear legitimate. It is a simple tutorial with great examples presented in an exciting and enticing manner. Overall it is a great resource for students to use when attempting to find sources. Good links too.

Multiple Linear Regression Analysis

Added 12/17/2008
A multiple linear regression tool to help in the learning process. Overall very good and helpful.

Guessing Correlations

Added 04/17/2009
A simple and effective LO that simulates various correlations. Helpful for students attempting to visualize correlations.
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