Very Useful Web Resources
for Family and Consumer Sciences Students and Faculty

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University of Akron Websites

Student Resources

Child Development Websites

Computer Tutorials

Graduate Student Links

Family Development Websites

Website Design Help

Library/ReferenceWebsites

Other useful sites

 

Student Resources:

Careers

Writing Resources

Library Resources

Learning & Studying Tips

 

Scholarships/Announcements

 

Careers:

Employment info on the web!

Careers in Child Development

Careers in Family Development

UA Child Development Page
 

Tips for Students From 

McGraw-Hill/Dushkin: Dushkin:

 How to Write Term Papers

How to Learn in Class

How to Study

How to Perform Better on Tests

How to Manage Your Time

How to Read a Journal Article

Child Development Online Study Guides:

Allyn & Bacon's Child Development Site for Students

McGraw-Hill's Child Developmental Supersite (click on "Child Development, Chronological")

McGraw-Hill's Dushkin On-line

Psychology Links (lots of them!)

Prentice Hall's Child Development Site for Students

Theory Links


From Allyn & Bacon:

 Public Speaking

Research/Writing for College

More Writing Resources:

"The Elements of Style" (on-line writers' guide)

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

The Quotation Pages

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

One Look Dictionary

Roget's Thesaurus

Cognitive Science Dictionary

Psychology Dictionary

Sociology Dictionary

         Lexicon of Learning (dictionary of educational terminology)


Library/ReferenceWebsites:

Library and Reference Links

UofA Citation Style Guide

Documenting library research

How to do Library Research

Basic Library Research Tips

How to Read a Journal Article (by Steve Borgatti)


Other resources:

Preparation for Grad School

Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs & Fin Aid

Computer Tutorials

Child & Family Links

U of A Websites

Social Science Research Links

USA QuickFacts

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Web Resources for Graduate Students:

Time Management:

How to Manage Your Time

 

Research & Writing:

How to Read a Journal Article (by Steve Borgatti)

 How to Write Term Papers

"The Elements of Style" (on-line writers' guide)

How to Read & Select Articles for Papers/Theses

Research Links

More Links...

 

Comprehensive Exam Preparation:

Theory Links

Scholarships/Announcements

Miscellaneous Grad Student Info & Resources:

Graduate Student Resources

How to Be a Good Graduate Student

Thesis Tips For Graduate Students

Psi Cafe's Graduate Student Page

Survival in the Academy

How to Succeed in Graduate School: A Guide for Students and Advisors

Resources and advice for students (and post-docs)

U of A Websites


 UofA Websites


UofA FCS Faculty Listing
UofA FCS Main Page

 

Library and Reference Links

 

Adult Focus

UA Health Services


 

Office of Student Financial Aid & Student Employment

Undergraduate Bulletin

UofARegistrar Page

 

UofA Main Page
The Graduate School
U of Akron Bookstore

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Computer Tutorials
Hitchhiker's Guide
Basic Web Search Tutorial
Usable Web
How to Search the Web!
Internet Help Desk
Search Engines
Search Engine Comparison
Computing Tutorials
Computer Applications in FCS

Website Design and Tutorials
Build a Website
HTML & Webpage Design
Bare Bones Guide to HTML
Beginner's Guide to URLs
Hake's Basic HTML Tutorial
 

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Child & Family Development Links:

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Resources for Child Development Professionals:

general info for teachers:

UofA--S. Witt's Child Development Page

Child Development Website

APA Resources for the Public--children  very interesting site that contains press releases and the latest research about children!

ACFPrograms: Child Care Bureau 

Center for the Future of Children 

Child Safety

Center for Development and Learning

Consumer Product Safety Commission 

Department of Education 

K-12 Teachers' Resource Center

K-8 Education Place

Education and Services

Education Links

Education Week

Government Links

Resources for Teachers

Family & Children's Services

Fed. Resources for Educ. Excellence

Learning Disabilities Resources Home Page

Multicultural Education


for college faculty:

Carnegie Corporation (good source for grants)

         Chronicle of Higher Education

Growing Child Online-Resources

Psychology Links (lots of them!)

Research Links

resources by age group:

Prenatal and Infant Resources

Preschool Activity Pages

Early Childhood Resource Library

Preschool Resources

Carnegie Corporation's  Major Report on Children Ages 3-10 

Middle Education Resources

Primary Education

School Aged Child Care Project

Violence on Television


children's books:

Children's Writing Resource Center information on how to write children's literature

Selecting Children's Books

The Center for Children's Books

Children's Books

2000 Notable Children's Books

Child Care & Safety

Children's Issues
 

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Family Development
The New Homemaker
Human Dev. Family Life Bulletin
National Council on Family Relations
Changes in Love and Related Affect
      Over Time
Sexuality and the Dual-Earner Couple:
Family Development Annotated Links
Predicting The Seven Year Itch
Father's Involvement In Caregiving
Social Security

Websites for Families
Widow Net (Information, support groups, and services for people who are newly widowed)

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Links to Professional Organizations:

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

CHILDREN NOW (child advocacy)

Child Welfare League of America

Children, Youth and Family Consortium

Center for the Future of Children

National Association for Child Development

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

 

National Council on Family Relations

National Network for Child Care

More Professional Organizations

Links to Professional Resources

Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children

         Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

SRCD

Social Science Pages

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Become An Advocate!

The American Psychiatric Association  page contains information about public-policy issues and descriptions of its library services and holdings. 

Carnegie Corporation, Starting Points, State & Community Partnerships for Children

Center for the Future of Children 

Children's Defense Fund

CHILDREN NOW (child advocacy)

Child Welfare League of America 

Electronic Policy Network

The Empowerment Zone

HealthCare Financing Administration

Government Links

Indian Health Services

Legal Research Meta-Index

Library of Congress State & Local Government Resource Page

Starting Points: Mobilize Communities to Support Young Children and Their Families

 

National Center for Children in Poverty

         National Child Care Information Center

National Clearing House for Child Abuse & Neglect

National Coalition for Campus Childcare

National Center for Children in Poverty

National Clearing House for Child Abuse & Neglect

National Coalition for Campus Childcare

NCFR - Public Policy Links

         Nat'l Inst. of Child Health and Human Dev.

Social Issues

Social Science Pages

Social Security

Thomas Legislative Search

Yale Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy

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Parenting Links: 

2000 Notable Children's Books

APA Resources for the Public--children  very interesting site that contains press releases and the latest research about children!

APA HelpCenter: Family/Relationships: The Teen Years

Birthplan.com

Breastfeeding.com

Child Safety

The Center for Children's Books

Consumer Product Safety Commission 

Family & Children's Services

Family.com: Home Page

Father's Involvement In Caregiving

Family Corner

Fatherwork

The New Homemaker

FamilyFun: Great ideas. Practical advice. Fun stuff to do.

Talking to Kids about War & Violence

 

Learning Disabilities Resources Home Page

familyeducation.com

IParenting.com

I Am Your Child Organization

Kellogg's Cares about Kids!TM

Mothers At Home

National Library of Medicine at NIH

National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care

Net-Mom

enutrition.htm

Parent Education Hot Spots

Parent News - Parenting Articles about 

Welcome to ProactiveParent.com

Mission Nutrition - Pesticides Healthy

Selecting Children's Books

Step Parenting

Warning Signs of Teen Violence (APA link)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nice Links for Kids:

Starfall Learn to Read

         American Library Association's 700+ Great Sites for Kids!

Bill Nye Labs Online

The Children's Television Workshop 

Crayola's Web Site

Curious George

FCIC's U.S. Kid's Page

Interesting Stuff for Kids

KidPub - stories published by kids.

Don't Buy It | PBS Kids

It's My Life | PBS Kids

 

Magination Press

McGruff (the crime dog) & other health education links for kids

Mister Rogers Website

PBS.org

Preschool Activity Pages

Toys and Toy Companies

Software for Kids

Whitehouse for Kids

Yahooligans: The Website for Kids

         Cyberchase

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase

 

 

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Information Resources:

Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov

Fedworld Information Network

Lexicon of Learning

Information Resources (including government statistics)

EJournals & Discussion Listserves

Government Links

National Clearing House for Child Abuse & Neglect

National Library of Medicine at NIH

Social Science Research Links

Yale Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy


Native Web

Sage Publications USA Home Page 

Census 2000 Home Page 

Electronic resources in psych.

 INFOMINE: Scholarly Resources

Education Index 

Library of Congress State & Local Government Resource Page

ScienceDirect Login 

The Internet Public Library 

The Old Farmer's Almanac

Info on Copyrights

American Journalism Newslink

Gallup On-Line Opinion

Altavista Translations


General Interest:

Art, Photography

Directory of WWW Links

BigBook

MapQuest!

Music, Cinema Links

Naval Observatory Time

New Sites on the Internet

Newspapers Online

News Media Online

Travel Planning

The Weather Channel

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