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Web Resources Guide

Time Management

The University Library

  • http://www.longwood.edu/library/index.htm
    Easy access link to Longwood's library homepage. Using this link students can search the library's catalog and find books for research papers and class projects. This site also allows students to email the librarian and ask for help on doing a search.

Academics

  • http://www.longwood.edu/academics.htm
    This is Longwood's general academic web page with links to all academic areas on campus including individual schools, programs, and requirements.

The Code Of Honor

  • http://www.longwood.edu/judicial/
    The homepage for Longwood's Honor and Judicial Board with links to information on disciplinary, honor, and judicial programs including hearings, forms, statistics, and policies.

Career Exploration

  • http://www.longwood.edu/career
    Longwood's Career Center's website offers information from getting through college in 4 years to student employment to job hunt and interviewing; there are also links to graduate school information and the portfolio option. The FOCUS online program, a Career & Educational Planning System, which offers personalized career planning, and career guidance information services for students, is linked from this page.
  • http://www.longwood.edu/career/22060.htm
    Get information on making decisions about your interests and possible future careers. Use the links to other Longwood Career Center pages or other websites to obtain information on careers and the career development process.
  • http://stats.bls.gov/
    A link to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the federal government. It provides current statistics on national and state and local employment and unemployment.
  • http://www.teamtechnology.co.uk/tt/t-articl/mb-simpl.htm
    A place to access good Myers Briggs type information. Students can use the content information provided to guess the components of their type. It closes with short paragraph about each of the sixteen types. While still useful for students, it is designed for the professional workplace and forming teams in such a setting.

Diversity In Modern Society

  • http://www.longwood.edu/3307.htm
    Longwood's statement regarding Affirmative Action with links to disabilities and sexual harassment information.
  • http://www.longwood.edu/diversity/
    Longwood's multicultural affairs homepage with links including some to multicultural goals, programs, outreach, and staff.
  • http://www.diversityweb.org
    Diversity Web was intended to "connect, amplify and multiply campus diversity efforts through a central location on the Web" where people listen and share ideas. It includes a bulletin board and e-mail list-serve to promote discussion and initiate conversation.

Understanding Personal Learning Styles

  • http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
    A link to NC State's learning styles questionnaire that is available on web. Students fill in bubbles to 44 questions, click submit, and are immediately presented with a screen which shows their results that can be printed out. The results include a simple analysis with links to more information on specific learning styles.
  • http://www.metamath.com/lsweb/dvclearn.htm
    The main page links students to the DVC learning styles survey and information on four learning styles. One of the highlights of this site is that it is intended for college students.

Critical Thinking

Money Management

  • http://www.youngmoneyevents.com
    This link will connect students to YoungMoney.com. Using the links on this website can provide college students with useful information to help them stay out of debt and manage their money successfully. This site also includes stories about scams and difficulties faced by other young adults.
  • http://www.creditcardinsider.com/
    This link will connect students to Credit Card insider.  Using the links on this website can provide college students with useful information on the responsible use of credit and making informed decisions when selecting a credit card.
  • http://www.nfcc.org/
    This link will connect students to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.  This website includes a Financial Literacy Opinion Index, along with other helpful consumer tools.

Health Issues

Introduction To Student Services

  • http://www.longwood.edu/studentlife.htm
    This page links students to all areas related to life on campus-athletics, honor/judicial board, housing, dining hall, student union, recreation, security, student health, organizations, and technology.
  • http://www.longwood.edu/studentunion/15412.htm
    This site provides a list of all recognized organizations on campus for students. The organizations are grouped by type of organization for easier locating, and links are provided for individual organization if websites are available.

Test-Taking Skills

 
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Academic Skills

Study Skills

Reading Skills

Note-Taking Skills

Writing Skills

  • http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/
    Addresses general writing concerns from planning and research to punctuation and documentation. It includes professional writing and several practice exercises related to particular for grammatical and structural issues.
  • http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
    Titled "A Guide for Writing Research Papers", this all inclusive information bank addresses how to go from start to finish with a research paper, including types of resources available and MLA documentation. While this site does not include grammatical and structural concerns, it does have a link to the school's grammar and writing site that provides examples and opportunities to practice with games and worksheets.

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