Monday, August 13, 2007

Guide to online learning








Online Resources
for
Learners

http://www.rlfielding.com/


Robert L. Fielding

Learning Strategies
Homepage of Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/
Find out what kind of learner you are by filling out this online questionnaire
http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
A good site for all sorts of things for students and teachers
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/links.html

BBC Learning English – a place to listen to English to help your listening comprehension
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/index.shtml

Online listening for learners – lots and lots of different topics
http://www.elllo.org/index.htm

Keeping a reflective journal – something you can do for the rest of your life
http://www.doceo.co.uk/reflection/index.htm

Style Manual for everything from how to punctuate sentences to when to use italics in your writing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style

Untangling the web – help with online research
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/search/index.html

Counseling services and information and advice on all sorts of problems
http://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/

Feeling homesick – find your local newspaper on this site – wherever you come from in the world
http://www.world-newspapers.com/uae.html

A good place to start to find information
http://dmoz.org/Business/Healthcare/desc.html

Health issues – find help here, but talk to someone too
http://www.athealth.com/Consumer/issues/issues.html

Create a place to save and access your favourites
www. crayon.net is a site that provides a place where you can access all your favourites.
Click on the link and follow the simple instructions.
NB. This is a free and secure site. You will be asked to provide an email address.
http://www.crayon.net/scripts/login.cgi?mode=create
Links to concordancers

UGRU Concordancer
http://www.ugru.uaeu.ac.ae/concordance/

Other concordancers - this one is probably the most useful one for students, with a little help from a teacher
http://www.lextutor.ca/concordancers/concord_e.html2.
Great links for teachers and learners
Using English for Academic Purposes
http://www.uefap.com/
Glossaries for everything
http://bloxword.ca/glossaries.htm
Wordsmyth – glossary maker (you need to register with this site)
http://www.wordsmyth.net/home.php?content=glossary
‘Cause and effect essay’ outlines and resources
http://essayinfo.com/essays/cause_and_effect_essay.php
Chris Morrow’s Blinklist
http://www.blinklist.com/grammar/
Activities for Learners
http://a4esl.org/
At http://www.whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/ (Also found on homepage)

Dictation exercises at:-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/dictation-exercises-for-listening-and.html

Pronunciation exercises at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/help-with-pronunciation-for-prawate-and.html

Writing textbook online at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/your-text-book.html

Describing charts and graphs at:-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/describing-graphs-and-charts_02.html

Advice on paraphrasing at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/paraphrasing.html

Advice on giving oral presentations at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/advice-on-giving-oral-presentations.html

What is plagiarism? at:-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/08/what-exactly-is-plagiarism.html

Outlining an essay at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/07/outlining-essay.html

Wordsmyth – help with vocabulary at :- http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/07/wordsmyth.html

Interactive grammar sites at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/07/interactive-grammar-sites.html

Internet Classroom Assistant at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/07/internet-classroom-assistant-users.html

Subscribing to a podcast at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2007/03/subscribing-to-podcast.html

Environmental Pollution – Glossaries at:-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2006/11/environmental-pollution-links-to.html

Become an active learner at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2006/10/become-active-learner.html

Strategies to help you develop as a thinker at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2006/07/nine-strategies-to-help-you-develop-as.html

Honesty in your work at university at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2006/02/honesty-in-your-work-at-university.html

Time management for students at :-
http://whatsnewintheworld.blogspot.com/2006/01/time-management-for-students.html


And much, much more

Just sit, look and learn – let the mouse do the walking!

http://www.rlfielding.com/


Robert L. Fielding
NB: All the sites featured in this guide are free.

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