Academic Success Center

Tutoring and e-learning Resources

Below are some helpful links and resources that are free and may assist you with your studies.

general resources

Learning Express Library

The Louisiana Library Network provides the free LearningExpress Library which offers a variety of career and educational resources including interactive tutorials, review exercises, practice tests, and more. 

Bossier Parish Community College Open Campus

Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) offers free non-credit courses delivered online through YouTube and other various means. 

Math and Science Resources:

Khan Academy – Includes videos for algebra, trigonometry, calculus, physics, biology, chemistry, etc.

Math TV – Website includes videos on topics covered in Basic Mathematics, Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry

Hawkes TV – This website includes videos on all Algebraic Foundations and College Algebra Topics covered at SLCC.

LearnersTV – Studying trigonometry, calculus, or statistics? These videos will provide an in depth explanation of various topics in mathematics.

Purplemath – Math online tutorial which include worksheets and practice quizzes

Wolframalpha – Do you have a question about mathematics or science? Get an immediate response from this site.

Desmos – Graph functions, plot data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more – for free!

Analyze Math – This site offers tutorials and worksheets for mathematics and free ACT and SAT sample practice test

Math is FUN! – Can we learn and have fun at the same time? Try this website.

Understanding Fractions – Website contains visual representation of operations containing fractions

MathWay – Covers subjects such as Basic Math, Pre-algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Statistics

Math Doctor Bob – Website includes videos from basic algebra, calculus, statistics, differential equations, etc.

Online Course Database – This site consist of a database of an open courseware collection from the world’s leading universities. The database provides the public insight to all the free high quality college level courses across a vast amount of programs, especially those in the math.  – This site provides more than 6,000 free mini-lessons and example videos. All videos are closed captioned and ADA compliant. – OpenStax is a nonprofit educational initiative based at Rice University and their mission is to give every student the tools needed to be successful in the classroom. OpenStax provides OERs for various subjects offered by SLCC. – This website provides OERs for Algebra, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. – Paul’s Online Notes: This website provides a set of free online notes and tutorials from Professor Paul Dawkins of Lamar University. 

English and Writing Support:

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Online Writing Support at Towson University

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

MLA & APA Documentation--Valencia College

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Resources for English Language Learners:

Randall's ESL Listening Lab – Practice your listening comprehension skills and build your vocabulary.

Randall's Basic Self-Study Guide – Listening activities organized according to subject and language function

English Learner's Online Dictionary – Look up definitions, hear words pronounced, see words used in sentences. You can collect words and build your own personal dictionary for free. You can practice pronunciation and ask questions, too.

Wordly Wise Vocabulary Reinforcement NEW!!! – Click on the STUDENTS button for free word lists and games (levels 2-12). Listen, pronounce, read, and test yourself.

Activities for English Language Learners – Exercises, puzzles, quizzes, and tests

The Polyglot Project-Practice Reading and Expand Vocabulary – Enjoyable reading with a translator function if you do not know a word. Read and build your English vocabulary!

Dave's ESL Cafe

English Page

Voice of America: Wordmaster

ESLAmerica.US – Grammar, listening, reading, vocabulary lessons and practice. Check this out!

Academic Word List/Vocabulary Exercises – See definitions and words used in context. Lots of exercises, too!

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