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Useful tips for organizing, prioritizing, and succeeding in your studies
Teaches you personal time management skills.
To show you what you can do to improve your abilities to recognize and solve personal time management problems.
Comprehensive resources for essay writing. Including; process of writing, academic style, grammar and writing techniques.
Get very useful tips for all stages of writing
A clear and concise guide to the essay writing process. Can help you get started, become more efficient and to generally improve your essay writing abilities.
Detailed explanation of communication skills and how to achive effective communication.
Extensive tips for all aspects of your studies
Don't study harder. Study Smarter. It's really great.
Gives you invaluable advice to study smarter
Offers informed advice on how to gain skills in different subject areas, and includes quizzes and helpful exercises. Each also contains useful resources sections to point you in the right direction for success, whatever your subject.
Provides tips on a variety study skills.
Here are some student stress relief tips and tools that students can use to learn study skills, prepare for exams and minimize their school stress levels to make learning easier.
To teach you how to take care of your body and your mind so you can RELAX and enjoy life to its fullest!
H.E.L.M. (Helping Engineers Learn Mathematics) offers a wide range of materials in mathematics and statistics for 1st and 2nd year Engineers, however much of the material can be used by other students.
mathcentre offers a wide range of free resources to aid the transition from 2nd to 3rd level mathematics education. Note that if you click on both communities and links, you will find additional interesting resources and there is an opportunity to upload your own.
mathtutor offers a range of materials in mathematics
statstutor offers a range of materials in statistics.
Maths E.G. is an extensive database, with thousands of questions and worked solutions. Note that there is a specific section where teachers can register.
Head Start Maths Ofers offers a range of materials directed at Mature students who are entering third level.
The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive contains extensive of information on the history of mathematics and on mathematicians.
nrich shows the importance of mathematics in science, enginneering and technology
Just Math Tutorials/ PatrickJMT contains a wide range of videos on various topics in mathematics.
KhanAcademy contains a wide range of videos on various topics in mathematics and other subjects.
Paul's Online Math Notes contains a wide range of notes from lectures and tutorials on various topics in mathematics (mostly calculus courses). There is also a section with advice on how to study mathematics.
Math24.net contains a wide range of notes on topics in calculus and differential equations.
WisWeb. Freudenthal Institute's website for secondary level Maths education in the Netherlands. It is also useful for third level Mathematics. The applets are very extensive and interactive; they require Java
Topics in Maths
This page contains basics of periodic functions and their summation.
Exercise on finding the period, amplitude etc of the given function, including identifying a periodic function.
Mathematical definition of periodic function, and further details.
Periodic function explanation and examples
Trigonometric functions and interactive graphs
Trigonometric functions and interactive plots
Trigonometric functions basic definition in terms of complex exponentials, Osborn’s rule etc
Pythagoras' theorem- an animation. Other sections covered are sine, cosine, tangent and measurements in radians.
Arctangent problems and details
Khan Academy video on trigonometry
Further details on Trigonometric functions
Powers of 10
Basics of powers of 10
Basics and exercise of powers of 10
Explanation of gradient with exercises
Definition of gradient of a function