Syllabi & Course Information

Syed Tariq Anwar
Professor of Marketing & International Business
Department of Management, Marketing & General Business
Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, Texas 79016

Last Update: April 21, 2018

Copyright © 1997-2018 by Syed Tariq Anwar

* Course Syllabi
* Buff Advisor
* University Calendar
* 2 Year Course Rotation
* WTAMU Academic Catalogs (2009-2018)

* Current Students
* Future Students
* Code of Student Life: Rules & Procedures for Students, WTAMU

Online Resources for Research Projects & Class Assignments
* Research/Term Papers & Bibliographical Styles
* Case Method/Case Study Approach
* Research Methods
* Evaluating Web-Based Information
* Writing Resources
* Logic/Critical Thinking
* Data Bases, Indexes, Meta Indexes & Other Useful Information

Online Resources for Research Projects & Class Assignments

Research/Term Papers & Bibliographical Styles
APA Formatting & Style Guide (Purdue Univ.)
APA Citation Style (Cornell Univ. Library)
APA Citation Style (Landmark College)
Citation Guide 2015-2016 (HBS, Harvard Univ.)
Citation Guide (Univ. of Arizona Library)
Citation Guides & Resources (International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions)
Citing Internet & Print Resources (West Texas A&M Univ.)
Doing International Research (
APA Style (American Psychological Association)
How to Write a Great Research Paper (S. P. Jones, Microsoft Research, Cambridge)
How to Write a Research Paper (Infoplesae)
How to Write a Term Paper or Thesis (M. A. Covington, Univ. of Georgia)
Research Papers (J. Moore, Univ. of Calif. San Diego)
The Seven Steps of the Research Process (Cornell Univ.)
Style Guides & Resources (IFLANET)
Styles Manuals & Citation Guides (Univ. of South Carolina)
Writing Research Papers (D. R. Caprette, Rice Univ.)
Writing Research Papers (C. S. Jamieson, Drew Univ.)

Case Method/Case Study Approach
Application of a Case Study Methodology (W. Tellis, Fairfield Univ.)
Business Case Studies (Univ. of Auckland)
The Case Method (San Francisco State Univ.)
The Case Method (HBS, Harvard University)
The Case Method (FAO)
The Case Method of Teaching (J. Foran, UC Santa Barbara)
Case Method Institute
Case Research Associations & Suggested Readings of the Case Method
Case Studies (Cengage Learning)
Case Method (Wikipedia)
Case Study Evaluations (U.S. General Accounting Office)
The Case Study Method (Univ. of Western Ontario)
Editorial: "Save Research-Abandon the Case Method of Teaching" (S. Shugan, Marketing Science, March/April 2006)
Guide to Case Analysis (McGraw Hill)
HBS Cases: Developing the Courage to Act (D.A. Garvin, HBS Working Knowledge, Sept. 15, 2003)
Introduction to Case Study (W. Tellis,  Fairfield Univ.)
Learning from the Case Method (Burgoyne & Mumford, European Case Clearing House, 2001)
Making the Case: Professional Education for the World of Practice (D. A. Garvin, Harvard Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2005)
Preparing an Effective Case Analysis (South-Western College Publishing)
SWIF Learning: A Guide to Student-Written, Instructor-Facilitated Case Writing (P. W. Swiercz, George Washington Univ.)
Using a Teaching Case (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Univ.)
Using the Case Method to Teach Online Classes (S. L. Brooke, Int'l Jr. of Teaching & Learning in Higher Edu., 2006)
Writing Teaching Cases: A Quick Reference Guide (CAIS)

Research Methods
Basic Business Research Methods (Authenticity Consulting)
Basic Research Methods (C. McNamara)
e-Learning Business Research Methods (J. Cowie, Glasgow Caledonian Univ.)
Glossary of Research Methods (AudienceDialogue)
Qualitative Research (Wikipedia)
Quantitative Research (Wikipedia)
Research (Wikipedia)
Research Methods (BUBL UK)
Research Methods (Maricopa Community College)
Survey Research Methods Section: Links & Resources (American Statistical Association)
The Web Center for Social Research Methods (W.M.K. Trochim, Cornell Univ.)

Evaluating Web-Based Information
Criteria for Evaluation of Internet Information Resources (Victoria Univ. of Wellington, New Zealand)
Evaluating Internet Research Resources (R. Harris, Vanguard Univ. of Southern Calif.)
Evaluating the Quality of Information on the Internet (Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP)
Evaluating Web Sites: Criteria and Tools (M. Engle, Cornell Univ.)
The Six Quests for The Electronic Grail: Current Approaches to Information Quality in WWW Resources (M. Ciolek)

Writing Resources
Citation & Writing Guides (Univ. of Washington)
Communication Skills (Vocational Information Center)
11 Rules of Writing (Junket Studies, New Jersey)
Grammar Resources (Univ. of Chicago)
Grammar Usage & Style (
Guide to Grammar & Styles (J. Lynch, Rutgers Univ.)
A Guide to Grammar & Writing (Capital Community College Foundation)
Learn to Write (B. D. Akers)
Online Resources for Writers (Drew Univ.)
Online Resources for Writers (Capital Community College)
Online Writing Lab (Purdue University)
Plagiarism (Yahoo!)
Plagiarism and the Web (B. Leland, Western Illinois Univ.)
Plagiarism: What it is and how to Recognize and Avoid it (Tutorial Services, Indiana Univ.)
Resources for Writers & Writing Instructors (J. Lynch, Rutgers Univ.)
Twelve Common Errors: An Editing Checklist (Univ. of Wisconsin)
Virtual Reference Desk: Writing Resources (Cleveland State Univ.)
Virtual Writing-eHandouts (Rensselaer College)
Writing (Wikipedia)
Writing Center (Princeton Univ.)
The Writing Place (Northwestern Univ.)
Writing Resources (Harvard College)
Writing Resources on the WWW (MIT)

Logic & Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking (Wikipedia)
Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Project (Longview Community College, Lee's Summit, Missouri)  
Critical Thinking on the Web: A Directory of Quality Online Resources (Austhink)
Critical Writing & Thinking (S. Castellanos, Brown Univ.)
Journal of Logic & Computation (Oxford Univ. Press)
Knowledge (Wikipedia)
Logic (G. Kemerling)
Logic (P. Newall)
Logic (Wikipedia)
The Logic Classroom (O. Carranza, San Jose State Univ.)
Logic Links (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Logical Systems (P. Suber, Earlham College)
Philosophy by Topic (Oxford Univ.)
The Philosophy of Logic (
Rationality (Wikipedia)
Reasoning (Wikipedia)
Study Tips (McGraw Hill/Dushkin)
Teaching Critical Thinking (K. Gocsik, Dartmouth College)
The WWW Virtual Library: Philosophy (D. Brickley, Univ. of Bristol) <>

Data Bases, Indexes, Meta Indexes & Other Useful Information
Anwar's Marketing & International Business Links: Meta Index of 2,500+ Useful Links (West Texas A&M Univ.)
Brint Web Portals
Databases by Title (LSU Libraries)
Databases from SAGE Publications
Digital Librarian (M. V. Anderson, Cortland, New York)
Google Book Search
Google Images
Google Video
HBS Working Knowledge
High Impact Journals (Science Gateway)
INSEAD Knowledge
ISI Web of Knowledge (Thompson Reuters)
Internet Archive
12Manage (Management Methods, Models & More)
Language Dictionaries (Your
Librarians' Index to the Internet (UC-Berkeley)
The Library of Congress Online Catalog
Melvyl: University of California Libraries
Online Reference Collection (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Online Reference Sources (UC-Santa Barbara)
Palgrave Search
PDF Search Engine
Project Syndicate
Research & Knowledge at IMD
Science Direct
Science Watch (Thompson Reuters)
SSCI: Social Sciences Citation Index (Thompson Reuters)
TexShare (Texas Libraries)
The Acronym Database
Value Based (Management Methods/Models/Theories)
WayBackMachine (Internet Archive)
Wiley Interscience

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