Your Personal Net Study: Your Complete Guide to Academic Success Using the Internet and Online Service

Overview

For students, teachers, and researchers...thousands of sites from algebra to world history—every major academic subject—on the Internet!

Research sites, sample tests, online tutors, dictionaries, encyclopedias, library catalogs, and more

Term paper on Moby-Dick? Check out Herman Melville at www.melville.org. No money to tour Europe? Fly free in cyberspace and gaze at great ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $45.00   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$45.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(162)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

For students, teachers, and researchers...thousands of sites from algebra to world history—every major academic subject—on the Internet!

Research sites, sample tests, online tutors, dictionaries, encyclopedias, library catalogs, and more

Term paper on Moby-Dick? Check out Herman Melville at www.melville.org. No money to tour Europe? Fly free in cyberspace and gaze at great art in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Stumped by calculus? Get help at the Mathematica Self-Tutor. College bound? Find hundreds of real SAT questions and even register for the SAT online.

NetStudy is the most complete guide to educational sites on the Web—and how to get there—available in paperback. For students and teachers, NetStudyprovides addresses and reviews for sites in all major academic areas, testing, tutoring, and more. You can even post your creative writing efforts and correspond with students around the world. An essential resource for every student and educator, NetStudyis the absolute authority on Internet services and sites.

  • Easy instructions for accessing sites
  • Sites for English, math, history, the sciences, foreign languages, art and music, social studies, psychology, computer science, and more
  • Lesson plans and curriculum guides for teachers
  • Public and college libraries, bartlett's familiar quotations, general reference works, museums, and more!
  • Fully indexed

    Don't just surf the Internet- ace it!
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780440224297
  • Publisher: Dell Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/8/1997
  • Series: Your Personal Net Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 4.21 (w) x 6.89 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Read an Excerpt

If it were true that all you need to know you learned in kindergarten, then you'd miss out on all the wonderful experiences that junior and senior high school have to offer. You'd never get to dissect a frog, write teenage poetry, weld a metal baskiet, or play field hockey. You'd miss out on your first crush, passing notes, and making fun of your substitute teachers. And where would you learn about sex, drugs, and coping with bullies? Besides, it's hard to imagine joining the work force at the age of four. Secondary school exists to let you grow into those adult clothes, and you may as well master reading, writing and arithmetic while you're at it. It might seem like an endless chore now, but when you've reached the end of your high school career, you'll be happy to discover that you've got four years of college to go before you have to join the real world.

Ameritech Schoolhouse
Disappointed to find that neither juggling nor model railroads are on the class schedule for this year? Don't despair--Ameritech's schoolhouse can help. The communications corporation's educational site is well-stocked with resources for students and teachers. Lesson plans can be found in the teacher's lounge. Interactive exhibits from "How Light Works" to "Aboriginal Trail" are linked through the Student Activities page. A What's New area keeps everyone up to date on newly constructed Web sites of interest.

Classroom Connect
This site's professional look and feel distinguish it from its homespun counterparts. Classroom Connect is clean and well-organized, which will no doubt come as a comfort to those who are intimidated by the daunting chaos of the Net. Searcheducational sites by subject--all the basics plus art, culture, writing, vo-tech, and early childhood. There are also databases for teacher contacts, conferences and global school Web sites, as well as press releases from Classroom's multimedia publishing program.

CPHS Resources for Teachers and Students
College Park High School's contribution to electronic learning, direct from the utopian-sounding Pleasant Hill in California's techno-saturated Bay Area. If you happen to be in Contra Costa County and need to learn about its school system, you're in luck. For the rest of the world, there's also a good resource page with links to other wired schools, librarian guides, magazines, educational TV sites, and more.

CyberSchool Magazine
The monthly guide to edification on the Net. Departments include the Bionic Bard (literature and poetry), Time Machine (history), Nuclear Newton (science), and Eiectric Professor (modern educational issues). If you're not sure where to find what you're looking for, ask the Surfin' Librarian, who'll lead you to learning links and online books in your subject of choice.


Academic Assistance Center American Online: keyword: homework
For instant educational gratification, the Academic Assistance Center has no competition. Students can page teachers for help with their homework and expect answers within a few hours, join live nightly study sessions on subjects ranging from Algebra I to American History, post questions on more than a dozen message boards (Law and Medical Questions, Women's Studies, English & Literature Questions, Math Questions, etc.), or head to the Mini-Lesson Libraries for explanations and articles on hundreds of topics (Roosevelt and the Flappers, Polk and the War with Mexico, Logarithms and Statistics, Division, the Greek and Roman Gods, Sonnet 116, etc.). The Center also links to Barron's Booknotes (the quintessential cheat sheets), a reference desk with dictionaries and encyclopedias, and an Exam Prep Center.

Cliffs Notes
"So much to study, so little time." The familiar black-and-yellow stripes are here in full force with all the shortcuts to knowledge you have come to know and love. Aside from the hundreds of plain-language abbreviated versions of great works of literature, Cliffs Notes online has study guides and interactive software to help you prepare for standardized tests and review courses you never attended. Of course. Wisdom has a price tag, but the Cliffs Notes home page gives you access to free stuff like a Cliffs Study Tips disk and a cool screen saver. ("Cool". As if.)

Mindquest
Going back for that high school diploma is getting easier. Mindquest, administered by the Bloomington public school system, is free to Minnesota residents and qualified out-of-state residents by tuition agreement with their local high school. Adults can earn a high school degree by taking online classes, as well as demonstrating what they've learned through work and life experiences and applying credit that they've earned in previously completed high school courses. Browse the FAQ to make sure you have all the right hardware and Mindquest will send you the software needed to enter the virtual campus.

World Lecture Hall
An attempt to use hypertext technology to create an online university, with pointers to information and educational Web sites in almost 50 disciplines. From accounting to virology, with plenty of stops in between--agricultural engineering, art history, cultural studies, marketing, mathematics, and pharmacology--these sites comprise university syllabi, articles, lecture notes, and even the occasional online exam.

Web66: International WWW School Registry
Get your kicks on Web66, a collection of schools and kids exploring the Web. A school in Sholihull, England wants to know how many kids worldwide enjoy M&Ms. American Indian students in New Mexico offer recipes for Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas and other kids make cyberpals with students at the Bilkent University Prepatory School in Ankara, Turkey.


Excerpted from NetStudy: Your Complete Guide to Academic Success Using the Internet and Online Service. Copyright (c) 1996, 1997 by Wolff New Media LLC. Excerpted by permission of Dell Publishing, a division of the Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)