ESL 91 COURSE
KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, USA
CONTAINS LINKS TO A VARIETY OF LEARNING RESOURCES
Read Students' Focus Discipline Essays
Read Students' Focus Discipline Term Projects
Focus Discipline Groups: ESL 91 D01B
Focus Discipline Groups: ESL 91 D05E
Focus Discipline Projects produced by students at
Canisius College, Buffalo, New York: Fall, 1999
Focus Discipline Projects produced by students at
Kiev State Linguistic University, The Ukraine: Fall, 1999
Course Materials and Requirements
Read the ESL 91 course description for information on the overall course requirements and text book
FOR THE INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNET COURSE
ESL 91 D05E--FALL, 1999
FOR THE PSYCHOLOGY INTERNET COURSE
Read the Table of Contents for the Course Textbook, Interdisciplinary English to learn about the subjects and topics you will be studying this semester.
View the ESL 91 Net Project page for information on our Content-Based Intercultural Internet Collaboration.
Members of the e-mail discussion group CBESL can access the list archives at
Seven Steps to Better Searching
Planning And Conducting An Internet Search
to learn how to search for information on the Internet.
Then test what you have learned by taking the Interactive Quiz,
Click on the names of the subject areas
to access Internet resources that you can use for focus discipline
Business--This link will take you to an article about Marketing on the Internet.
Environmental Science--This link will take you to the Environmental Protection Agency's site on Global Warming.
Psychology--This link will take you to the Psych Web site.
Linguistics--This link will take you to the web site of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Language and Linguistics.
Computer Science--This link will take you to CNET, a site that contains a lot of useful information on computers.
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Research--These links will take you to the web pages of the COG and Kismet Artificial Intelligence Research Projects at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Sociology or Social Psychology--This link will take you to Our Social World: Reflections on Social Psychology's Paradigm, a site by Donelson Forsyth of Virginia Commonweath University that explains the principles of social psychology.
Biology--This link will take you to the web page of the Human Genome Project. The site provides information on the project itself, as well as on the educational, medical, legal, and ethical issues related to the project.
Physical Anthropology--This link will take you to Neandertals: A Cyber Perspective by Kharlena Maria Ramanan.
Diet and Nutrition--This link will take you to The Diet and Nutrition Health Resource Directory.
The links below will take you to useful resources in Biology, Psychology, Environmental Science, Diet and Nutrition, and Computer Science
The links below contain information on each of the disciplines studied in this course:
For general information on Educational Resources available on the Internet, go to CSS Internet News Educational Internet Resources.
Here is another resource that you may find helpful in your research. Lives: The Biography Resource. This site provides an extensive list of hundreds of biographical information sites found on the Web; the items are categorized and organized.
Useful Resources to Help Improve
Language, Academic, and Computer Skills
Read A Guide to Web Surfing and the Online Tutorial for Searching the Internet for good resources for learning how to use the Internet. Check the Glossary to learn Internet vocabulary.
Read "Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources" by Esther Grassian to learn how to evaluate sources you find on the World Wide Web.
Then practice what you have learned by answering the questions in the Internet Search Activity.
Visit English Practice.Com where you will find a variety of resources that you can use to practice your English skills. The site also contains links to 4 practice tests with feedback.
To learn how to use MOO to develop English language skills, visit "MOOing in English" by Sharon Cogdill and John Grether.
Visit Dave's ESL Cafe, The Lingua Center, and Karin's ESL Partyland on the Internet for a variety of great language learning resources.
If you need to look up a word, go to the Hypertext Webster Gateway at UCSD.
Go to The Oxford Picture Dictionary. Click on Activities for Students for a lesson on setting up and using YAHOO! e-mail.
The Web of Online Dictionaries provides you with an extensive collection of specialized dictionaries from foreign language collections to dictionaries on many topics from advertising to travel (and everything in between).
To practice spelling, go to Funbrain.com Spelling.
Visit Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab to practice your listening skills.
Visit the CUNY WriteSite to practice your writing skills.
For more writing resources, visit The Purdue Online Writing Lab and Resources for ESL Students.
Visit "English Structure for Academic Purposes" by Ann Salzmann to find a variety of resources to help you improve your academic grammar skills.
Visit The LinguaCenter Grammar Safari to practice a variety of grammatical skills.
Then hit the "Search" button.
Be sure to check out the "Daily Page for Students" everyday.
You can find a variety of quizzes, puzzles, and other useful resources
at the "Links for Students" page.
To find other ESL sources on the Web use the search engine below. Click on the links provided or enter a term to describe what you want to find: