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LEARNING HUB

Welcome to the KEYS Program Learning Hub!

 The Learning Hub provides you with the tools necessary to be successful in your college experience. We believe that a student can grow educationally and personally; this view of the student as a whole is key in each of our activities. As a person, a student has many factors affecting their learning. They may be the smartest student, but, without proper guidance, their efforts are fruitless. There is more to college than just attending classes; you must fully immerse yourself in the experience.

To begin simply select one of the links to the left as it pertains to the area of immediate need for you. I am sure that you will enjoy the experience. Wherever personal or academic development is needed for you we can help through workshops, tutoring, advising, or mentoring. Please visit our offices at AWC in the 3C Building, just above Starbucks. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us at (928) 344-7761.

A Good Place to Start

Khan Academy: The Khan Academy's motto is simple: Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free. With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises, they are on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace.

Mathematics

other_icon.gifAlgebra.help: Algebra.help is a collection of tools created to assist students and teachers of algebra. Some of the useful tools include: formulas, lessons, practice worksheets, and online calculators.

AAA Math: AAA Math contains hundreds of pages to help students build their basic math skills. Online games and quizzes are available for practice.

A+ Math: A+ Math was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively. Interactive resources are available to improve mental math skills such as flash cards and games.

Writing

Activities for ESL Students: For the English Learner, Activities for ESL Students provides quizzes, exercises and puzzles to help you study English as a second language.

other_icon.gifE. L. Easton: E. L Easton provides short stories, poetry, literature, and other text to help students improve their reading skills. Whether you are an ESL student or interested in a good book, E. L Easton has numerous reading resources.

APA Format (Citations): APA Format privides a guide to the APA citations style. It is not intended to replace the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition. Only selected citations were chosen for inclusion.

Psychology with Style: Psychology with Style is an attempt to make the style of writing used in the field of psychology clear to you. It summarizes a lot of the material available in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Using MLA Format: Most essays are written in the MLA format and this website specifies guidelines for formatting manuscripts and using the English language in writing and also provides a writers with a system for cross-referencing their sources.

Other Subjects

other_icon.gifFindLaw: FindLaw is the highest-trafficked legal Web site, providing the most comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals. These resources include Web search utilities, cases and codes, legal news, [and] an online career center...

other_icon.gifNew England Journal of Medicine: Nursing students might be interested in the New England Journal of Medicine website. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Scholarships

FastWeb: FastWeb is a search engine containing 600,000 scholarships worth over $1 billion. The website also provides expert advice on financial aid and careers.

Scholarships for Hispanics: Scholarships for Hispanics provides scholarship directory for students to search for financial aid for college.

Other Resources

Merriam-Webster OnLine: Merriam-Webster OnLine provides an online dictionary and thesaurus for checking the spelling and definition of words. Also, it provides synonyms and antonyms for finding a better fit word for papers.

Monster: Monster is a global job search engine for finding jobs anywhere in the world. People can post resumes, and apply for jobs online.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

The Online Books Page: The University of Pennsylvania provides an Online Books Page that contains over 20,000 books. Whether for leisure or research, the vast online library contains numerous books students can utilize.

WebElements Periodic table: Chemistry students can take advantage of the WebElements Periodic table. WebElements also provides the latest elements discovered, and the isolation and discovery of heavier, unstable elements.

Personal Development

Profiler: Profiler helps groups of individuals improve their skills around a general topic by inspiring cooperation and collaboration among learners within a group. For help on how to use this please ask Eva, Michelle, or Erika.

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire: Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire provides a quiz for students to learn about their learning styles. For interpretation of results make an appointment with Michelle, Erika, or Eva at (928)344-7761.

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