Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


LB - LB9999 : Higher education, Financial Aid, Style Manuals

Total of 36 Records
 
Title: CIERA Technical Report Series

Provider: Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

Subject Heading/s: Reading (Preschool)--Research; Developmental reading--Research; Reading (Early childhood)

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "These in-depth publications cover a variety of topics, including informational text, word learning, effective schools, and more. Reports are split up into three inquiry levels, each focusing on a different aspect of the literacy issue (Inquiry 1: Readers and Texts; Inquiry 2: Home and School; and Inquiry 3: Policy and Profession). All reports in the CIERA Technical Report series are available in HTML and PDF formats."


Title: CIERA Technical Report Series

Provider: Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

Subject Heading/s: Reading (Preschool)--Research; Developmental reading--Research; Reading (Early childhood)

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "These in-depth publications cover a variety of topics, including informational text, word learning, effective schools, and more. Reports are split up into three inquiry levels, each focusing on a different aspect of the literacy issue (Inquiry 1: Readers and Texts; Inquiry 2: Home and School; and Inquiry 3: Policy and Profession). All reports in the CIERA Technical Report series are available in HTML and PDF formats."


Title: College and University Rankings

Provider: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States--Evaluation

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: The Education and Social Science Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describes and links to Web sites such as the U.S. News and World Report College Rankings.


Title: College and University Rankings

Provider: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States--Evaluation

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: The Education and Social Science Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describes and links to Web sites such as the U.S. News and World Report College Rankings.


Title: College Search

Provider: College Board

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: This directory contains comprehensive information for over 3500 U.S. colleges. Profiles may be created using Advanced Search.


Title: College Search

Provider: College Board

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: This directory contains comprehensive information for over 3500 U.S. colleges. Profiles may be created using Advanced Search.


Title: College Transfer Directory

Provider: CollegeProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Information to assist students with the college transfer process and a smooth transition for achieving continued higher education goals. Find answers to frequently asked questions including the transfer requirements from two-year to four-year colleges and general guidelines for each institution."

The most useful section of CollegeProfiles.com for those already enrolled in higher education.


Title: College Transfer Directory

Provider: CollegeProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Information to assist students with the college transfer process and a smooth transition for achieving continued higher education goals. Find answers to frequently asked questions including the transfer requirements from two-year to four-year colleges and general guidelines for each institution."

The most useful section of CollegeProfiles.com for those already enrolled in higher education.


Title: Educational Software Directory.net

Provider: Educational Software Directory.net

Subject Heading/s: Educational technology; Computer-assisted instruction.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our mission is to be the highest quality directory of educational software resources on the Web.

Our intended audience are educators, students, parents, and anyone else interested in educational software and technology."

This searchable directory includes lists of publishers, publications, and reviews of educational software. Funding for this site and the organization responsible for it are not divulged.


Title: Educational Software Directory.net

Provider: Educational Software Directory.net

Subject Heading/s: Educational technology; Computer-assisted instruction.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our mission is to be the highest quality directory of educational software resources on the Web.

Our intended audience are educators, students, parents, and anyone else interested in educational software and technology."

This searchable directory includes lists of publishers, publications, and reviews of educational software. Funding for this site and the organization responsible for it are not divulged.


Title: Financial Aid

Provider: usnews.com

Subject Heading/s: Student aid--United States; Scholarships--United States.

LC Class: LB2337

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Useful information from U.S.News Online by category, e.g. Scholarship search/predict college costs/Compare aid awards/Loan repayment calculator.


Title: Financial Aid

Provider: usnews.com

Subject Heading/s: Student aid--United States; Scholarships--United States.

LC Class: LB2337

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Useful information from U.S.News Online by category, e.g. Scholarship search/predict college costs/Compare aid awards/Loan repayment calculator.


Title: GradProfiles

Provider: GradProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our website features in-depth graduate and professional school profiles with information about programs of study, degree requirements, facilities, expenses, financial aid, faculty research and much more.

From each profile or narrative, you can link directly to the home page of each institution or email the appropriate contact. Listings are searched alphabetically, geographically, and by program using the links below.

We have information for international applicants, multicultural students, financial aid links, continuing education and distance learning."


Title: GradProfiles

Provider: GradProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our website features in-depth graduate and professional school profiles with information about programs of study, degree requirements, facilities, expenses, financial aid, faculty research and much more.

From each profile or narrative, you can link directly to the home page of each institution or email the appropriate contact. Listings are searched alphabetically, geographically, and by program using the links below.

We have information for international applicants, multicultural students, financial aid links, continuing education and distance learning."


Title: Graduate School Channel

Provider: Peterson's

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Information on how to find, apply to, pay for, and prepare for graduate school. Links to undergrad information from home page.


Title: Graduate School Channel

Provider: Peterson's

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Information on how to find, apply to, pay for, and prepare for graduate school. Links to undergrad information from home page.


Title: How to Write a Term Paper

Provider: Gale

Subject Heading/s: Report Writing; Authorship

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "This guide is designed to support you as you use electronic and print resources to: choose a topic, craft a thesis, evaluate thesis and sources, identify a variety of information sources, take efficient notes, begin and organize a research paper, use parenthetical documentation, prepare a Works Cited page, draft and revise a research paper."


Title: How to Write a Term Paper

Provider: Gale

Subject Heading/s: Report Writing; Authorship

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "This guide is designed to support you as you use electronic and print resources to: choose a topic, craft a thesis, evaluate thesis and sources, identify a variety of information sources, take efficient notes, begin and organize a research paper, use parenthetical documentation, prepare a Works Cited page, draft and revise a research paper."


Title: Lesson Plan Archive

Provider: New York Times

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The archive contains hundreds of free lesson plans for grades 6-12. You may perform a keyword search to retrieve a lesson, browse the archive by subject, or scroll down the page to view the most recently published lessons."


Title: Lesson Plan Archive

Provider: New York Times

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The archive contains hundreds of free lesson plans for grades 6-12. You may perform a keyword search to retrieve a lesson, browse the archive by subject, or scroll down the page to view the most recently published lessons."


Title: Lesson Plans Library

Provider: Discovery.com

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers. Use the pull-down menus below to browse by subject, grade, or both."


Title: Lesson Plans Library

Provider: Discovery.com

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers. Use the pull-down menus below to browse by subject, grade, or both."


Title: LessonPlanz.com

Provider: A to Z Teacher Stuff

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "LessonPlanz.com is searchable directory of free online lesson plans and lesson plan resources for all grades and subjects. Launched on May 1, 1999, LessonPlanz.com was designed to provide an easier way for teachers to find online lessons and teaching resources!"


Title: LessonPlanz.com

Provider: A to Z Teacher Stuff

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices.

LC Class: LB1044.88

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "LessonPlanz.com is searchable directory of free online lesson plans and lesson plan resources for all grades and subjects. Launched on May 1, 1999, LessonPlanz.com was designed to provide an easier way for teachers to find online lessons and teaching resources!"


Title: MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Provider: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices;

LC Class: LB1027

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: MERLOT is a "searchable collection of peer reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials" that are organized into twelve learning material types: simulation, animation tutorial, drill and practice, quiz/test, lecture/presentation, case study, collection, reference material, learning object repository, online course, and workshop and training material. Includes links to assignments, a virtual speakers bureau and personal collections of resources from participants. Materials can be accessed by discipline. Free membership extends privileges.

Added 3/3/2008


Title: MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Provider: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices;

LC Class: LB1027

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: MERLOT is a "searchable collection of peer reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials" that are organized into twelve learning material types: simulation, animation tutorial, drill and practice, quiz/test, lecture/presentation, case study, collection, reference material, learning object repository, online course, and workshop and training material. Includes links to assignments, a virtual speakers bureau and personal collections of resources from participants. Materials can be accessed by discipline. Free membership extends privileges.

Added 3/3/2008


Title: Report Card Report: America's Best Web Sites for School Profiles

Provider: Heritage Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Educational surveys--United States; Public schools--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A "map contains links to samples of Internet-based report cards in each of the 50 states (note that some states have no online report cards). Parents and other interested persons can click on the map to learn more about their children's schools, both public and private, and to compare and contrast different report cards. To the left of the map are links to various national report cards, profiling schools in multiple states."


Title: Report Card Report: America's Best Web Sites for School Profiles

Provider: Heritage Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Educational surveys--United States; Public schools--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A "map contains links to samples of Internet-based report cards in each of the 50 states (note that some states have no online report cards). Parents and other interested persons can click on the map to learn more about their children's schools, both public and private, and to compare and contrast different report cards. To the left of the map are links to various national report cards, profiling schools in multiple states."


Title: ScholarSite

Provider: TIYM Publishing

Subject Heading/s: Student aid--United States; Scholarships--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: ScholarSite, from TIYM Publishing Co., enables students to investigate financial aid opportunities offered by colleges, research institutions, and other groups.


Title: ScholarSite

Provider: TIYM Publishing

Subject Heading/s: Student aid--United States; Scholarships--United States

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: ScholarSite, from TIYM Publishing Co., enables students to investigate financial aid opportunities offered by colleges, research institutions, and other groups.


Title: StudyAbroadProfiles.com

Provider: StudyAbroadProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges; Foreign study.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our website features profiles with information about academic courses, facilities, expenses and much more. From each profile, you can link directly to the home page of each study abroad program. Listings are searched geographically and by program."


Title: StudyAbroadProfiles.com

Provider: StudyAbroadProfiles.com

Subject Heading/s: Universities and colleges; Foreign study.

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Our website features profiles with information about academic courses, facilities, expenses and much more. From each profile, you can link directly to the home page of each study abroad program. Listings are searched geographically and by program."


Title: Teacher Certification Requirements for 50 States

Provider: University of Kentucky College of Education

Subject Heading/s: Teachers--Certification.

LC Class: LB1771

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "In an effort to facilitate the movement from one state to another, the UK College of Education will attempt to collect the teacher certification requirements for the 50 States. We recognize that States are continually revising their teacher certification/licensure rules and requirements. "


Title: Teacher Certification Requirements for 50 States

Provider: University of Kentucky College of Education

Subject Heading/s: Teachers--Certification.

LC Class: LB1771

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "In an effort to facilitate the movement from one state to another, the UK College of Education will attempt to collect the teacher certification requirements for the 50 States. We recognize that States are continually revising their teacher certification/licensure rules and requirements. "


Title: WebQuest

Provider: San Diego State University

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation."

Students are assigned tasks to complete using Web resources selected by a teacher. Training Materials includes guides for creating WebQuests.


Title: WebQuest

Provider: San Diego State University

Subject Heading/s: Teaching--Aids and devices

LC Class: LB

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation."

Students are assigned tasks to complete using Web resources selected by a teacher. Training Materials includes guides for creating WebQuests.