Welcome to Collaborative Programs Resource Center
The Resource Center has been designed to assist students with their academic coursework.
- • To serve students and their academic needs.
- • Provide quality assistance.
- • Facilitate student learning.
- • Help students achieve academic goals.
- • PC units that are available to do online class research.
- • A library of reference books available.
- • Math software (Maple, and Statistical SSPS) that students can use to exercise their math skills.
- • Exercise sheets for Math, English and Social
ONLINE TUTORING RESOURCES
• Reading ACT Test
Test Prep Guides and tips for the ACT test: Click here...
The CUNY Assessment Test in Reading is:
- • un-timed
- • multiple choice
- • computer-based, and
- • designed to measure reading comprehension
Click Here for a Reading Test Samples
CUNY ACT Reading
30-minute tutorial: includes a sample reading passage, suggestions about how to strategize, an overview of common mistakes, and more. Click here to Launch Tutorials...
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Click here...
ACT Prep LaGuardia Website
LaGuardia Community College - City University of New York
Practice for the ACT Reading Test - Exercises in Reading Comprehension
A free and powerful resource to accompany Townsend Press texts.Current offerings include:
- • Online Exercises and Tests
- • PowerPoint Presentations
- • Diagnostic Reading Tests
- • Bluford Series Audiobooks
- • Electronic Teacher Guides
- • Class Management System
We help you understand books, write papers, and study for tests. We're clear and concise, but we never leave out important info. READ MORE...
The CUNY Assessment Test in Writing (CATW) is a standardized writing test that measures your ability to do college-level writing in English. The purpose of the test is to assess your reading, thinking, and writing skills to determine if they are consistent with the instructional goals of college-level writing courses, and to assess your readiness for introductory
• CATWWeb Student Handbook
• Practice Exercises for Students
The CUNY/ACT Writing Exam
It is a 60-minute test that measures your ability to write a college-level essay. The ACT Writing Exam serves as an English and ESL placement test for entering freshmen and transfer students and as an exit test for those students placed in a remedial or developmental English class. Students must pass the test before enrolling in English 1302, Hostos’ required Expository Writing course. The minimum score for passing the ACT writing exam is a seven.
Learning Express Library
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one
that's right for you.
Exercises on Economics: Click here...
Webpage with links to other pages for practicing Math and Writing and Reading: Click here...
• Study Helps for the Compass Placement Test
TED Talk- Video Resources
• Speakers - Chapter 4
• Speakers - Chapter 5
• Speakers - Chapter 5
• Speakers - Chapter 12
• Speakers - Chapter 13
Use this for English (Writing) in chapter 4, 5, 6, and for Reading in Chapters 12 and 13. (It may mention ACT, but ACT is the publisher of our test and it is the same.) If you want to go directly to a different chapter, change the chapter number in the address above. You can also click on a forward and backward arrow on each chapter web page to access other chapters. Each chapter has several sections to work through.
There is a free test (you have to get results through your e-mail The best part, however, is an extensive grammar tutorial
• Take the free English language level test
• Complete guide to English grammar
Pre-Algebra(Basic Math) & Algebra (High School Level)
- • Khanacademy
Select the math tab and get clear instructions on basic math, pre-algebra and algebra I. Especially helpful if you struggle with math concepts. Click here...
- • CoolMath
For ages 13 – 100!! This is a colorful and fun site with excellent teaching
units. Select “Pre-algebra” and “Algebra.” Click here...
- • Math
Select “Pre-algebra”and “Algebra” from the upper left-hand corner. Stay away from the parts that require payment for
services. Click here...
- • Purple Math
This includes an extensive list of algebra
helps. For COMPASS, concentrate mostly on the beginning algebra topics. Click here...
Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil:
Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world
Daniel Wolpert: The real reason for brains
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain
Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread
Jeff Smith: Lessons in business … from prison
Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption
Test your skills to see if you are performing well on the subjects.
- • ACT
Although there is a book that can be purchased, there is also a free section. Click here to see the list of self-assessment modules. These are free. Try to do all of
them. The answer key is at the end of each practice test.
- • 4Tests
Select free practice tests for ACT for Reading and Writing only. The math gets too advanced quickly. You can also choose the GED for practice tests on Reading, Writing, and Math. Avoid the sections that want to charge you for materials. Click here to launch the site.
- • Some excellent food for thought with TED TALKS: