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Resources for Lecturers & Students

Academic Journals, Case Studies, Books & Articles

 

Academic Essay Guides

 

Referencing Guidelines

 

Overcoming Performance Problems

 

Lectures

 

 Note-Taking and Sharing / Collaboration

  • Evernote (Note taking, web clipping, cloud storage, syncing between devices)
  • Springpad (similar functionality to Evernote but everything is online, no syncing necessary. Available on any mobile, web browsing phone. No pen input, since everything is done on a web application)
  • Microsoft OneNote (digital note-taking app from Microsoft. Available for all devices)
  • Dropbox (Allows secure sharing of files and folders. Public folder gives every item a unique URL for sharing with cloud storage and automatic syncing. Blocked behind a corporate firewall, but will sync whenever a supporting connection is available)
  • Microsoft OneDrive (Save files and photos to OneDrive and get them from any device, anywhere)
  • Google Drive (Safely store and share your photos, videos, files and more in the cloud. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google account)
  • SlideShare (Upload and share presentations, documents and professional videos on blogs, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Over 60 million people use SlideShare every month for research, sharing ideas, connecting with others, and generating business leads)

 

Surveys and Questionnaire Guides

 

Presentation and Concept Mapping

 

Authors, Speakers & Book Websites

 

Programming Resources

  • Project Euler (A collection of programming exercises of varying difficulties)
  • Sourceforge (A repository for open source software)
  • Python programming (Programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively)
  • Stack overflow (Programming Guidance)
  • Programming in Haskell (Haskell is one of the leading languages for teaching functional programming, enabling students to write simpler and cleaner code, and enables the student to structure and reason about programs)

 

Other

  • Smart Planet (IBM’s collection of articles on business, technology, innovation and energy)
  • RSA Animate (a unique way of illustrating and sharing the world-changing ideas from the RSA’s free public events programme)
  • Open Yale Courses (Free open courses from Yale University via Coursera.org)
  • Math Help (a leading digital publisher specializing in middle school, high school and college level math)