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A11 Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System – Probation 101
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The role of juvenile probation is to reduce recidivism; to maintain and return youth as law-abiding members of the community. Probation officers are tasked with balancing responsibilities of community safety; youth safety and rehabilitation and treatment. This is an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of probation officers; the juvenile court process and services provided to youth.

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Education
Date Added:
07/12/2018
APA Style Guide
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The standard citation style guide book for the fields of business, education, health science, public service, and social science is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, 2010. The American Psychological Association (APA) publishes the manual. We commonly refer to it as "the APA Manual".

The business, education, health science, public service, and social science departments at IRSC recommend APA format for papers written in these fields.

Two types of citations are included in most research papers: citations within the text of the document and a list of reference citations at the end of the paper.

In-Text Citations:

The APA Manual uses the author-date citation system for in-text citations.

Reference Citations:

The sources you use in your work are included as a separate list at the end of the paper. The APA Manual suggests using the title, References, for the list.

Subject:
Higher Education
Literature and Composition
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Indian River State College
Date Added:
04/24/2019
AP Physics
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Relevant material from MIT's introductory courses to support students as they study and educators as they teach the AP Physics curriculum.

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Education
Physics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Belcher, John
Chakrabarty, Deepto
Dourmashkin, Peter
Feld, Michael
Fisher, Peter
Hudson, Eric
Joannopoulos, John
Katsavounidis, Erik
Knuteson, Bruce
Kowalski, Stanley
Lewin, Walter
Litster, J. David
Pritchard, David
Roland, Gunther
Scholberg, Kate
Sciolla, Gabriella
Shaw, Michael
Stephans, George
Surrow, Bernd
Date Added:
07/04/2008
Action Research for Educational, Professional, and Personal Change, Fall 2007
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This course covers techniques for and critical thinking about the evaluation of changes in educational practices and policies in schools, organizations, and informal contexts. Topics include quantitative and qualitative methods for design and analysis, participatory design of practices and policies, institutional learning, the wider reception or discounting of evaluations, and selected case studies, including those arising from semester-long student projects.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Case Study
Full Course
Syllabus
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ph.D.
Professor Peter Taylor
Date Added:
04/25/2019
Adopting Open Educational Resources in the Classroom
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VCCS's "Pathways" Course provides faculty with an introduction to the laws that influence the use, re-use, and distribution of content they may want to use in a course. Activities include finding openly licensed content for use in a class and publishing openly licensed works created by faculty. At the end of the course, students will have openly licensed content that will be ready for use in a course.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Author:
Linda Williams
Date Added:
04/25/2019
Adopting Open Textbooks
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There are many layers when thinking about Open and Open Textbooks. In this first week of the workshop, we'll begin by peeling those layers back, starting with what Open actually means in the context of education. We'll then move on to looking at what an Open Textbook is. We've provided you with some resources to check out, and we ask that you post in the forum to talk to other participants about your experiences with openness.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
BCcampus
Date Added:
09/23/2017
Adopting and Evaluating OER
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As faculty, you assess textbooks against a set of criteria that reflects your long experience and knowledge of student needs. You do the same with Open Textbooks, but there are a few additional considerations.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Lansing Community College
Author:
Regina Gong
Date Added:
04/29/2019
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 1
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 1 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 2
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 2 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 3
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 3 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 4
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 4 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 5
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 5 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 6
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: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 6 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Liz Gerard
Wendy Tagami
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Advanced Seminar: Urban Nature and City Design
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Urban nature is discussed and explored in this set of course material offered online as part of the MIT OpenCourseWare initiative. The course was originally taught by Professor Anne Whiston Spirn in fall 2012 and, as the site notes, explores ̢ĺŰĺĎthe mutual influences of ideas of nature, theories of city design and planning.̢ĺŰĺ On the site visitors can read over the syllabus to check out the list of readings as well as the assignments. Some of the readings are available as free downloads and there really are some great works here. The Assignments are sure to pique the curiosity of those with a penchant for urban affairs and the truly adventurous may complete them on their own.

Subject:
Education
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Date Added:
11/07/2012
The Art of Serious Game Design: A hands-on workshop for developing educational games: Facilitator guide
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The materials within this guide are intended to support multidisciplinary teams in or during the pre-production phase of serious game design as they collaborate in a facilitated workshop. It is critical that the workshop facilitators are familiar with the conceptual framework and proposed methodology in order to better support participants as they collaborate in the game design brainstorming and protoyping steps.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Ryerson University
Author:
The Chang School
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum
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This open textbook was created with the support of an ALG Textbook Transformation Grant. Topics include art integration, music integration, physical education / dance integration, and the theoretical foundations of arts integration in education

Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
David Browm
Molly Zhou
Date Added:
09/29/2015
Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum, 2nd Edition
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This open textbook was revised in 2018 under a Round Eleven Mini-Grant for Revisions and explores the topic of various fine arts integrations within elementary curricula. Topics include:

Music
Visual Arts
Literary Arts
Performing Arts
Physical Education and Movement

Subject:
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Textbook
Author:
David Brown
Molly Zhou
Date Added:
01/23/2020
Assembling a Geologic History
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Through a higher-order integration of concepts and observations, students can combine information from several field labs, all discussed in the Starting Point collection, to construct an overall geologic history of the local region. This site details the learning goals, teaching notes and materials, method of assessment, and context of use of this lab. It also provides links to additional references and resources.

Subject:
Higher Education
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Author:
Mary Savina
Date Added:
04/04/2019
Atmospheric and Oceanic Modeling, Spring 2004
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The numerical methods, formulation and parameterizations used in models of the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean will be described in detail. Widely used numerical methods will be the focus but we will also review emerging concepts and new methods. The numerics underlying a hierarchy of models will be discussed, ranging from simple GFD models to the high-end GCMs. In the context of ocean GCMs, we will describe parameterization of geostrophic eddies, mixing and the surface and bottom boundary layers. In the atmosphere, we will review parameterizations of convection and large scale condensation, the planetary boundary layer and radiative transfer.

Subject:
Education
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Adcroft, Alistair
Adcroft, Alistair J
Emanuel, Kerry A., 1955-
Marshall, John
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Authoring Open Textbooks
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This guide is for faculty authors, librarians, project managers and others who are involved in the production of open textbooks in higher education and K-12. Content includes a checklist for getting started, publishing program case studies, textbook organization and elements, writing resources and an overview of useful tools.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Open Textbook Network
Author:
Anita R. Walz
Caitie Finlayson
Cody Taylor
Deb Quentel
Dianna Fisher
Karen Bjork
Karen Lauritsen
Linda Frederiksen
Melissa Falldin
Ralph Morelli
Shane Nackerud
Date Added:
01/01/2017
Basic Mathematics
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BPCC Open Campus - Math 097: Basic Mathematics is a review of basic mathematics skills. Here's what's covered: -fundamental numeral operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals -ratio and proportion -percent -systems of measurement -an introduction to geometry NOTE: Open Campus courses are non-credit reviews and tutorials and cannot be used to satisfy requirements in any curriculum at BPCC.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Unit of Study
Date Added:
10/11/2017
Be Credible
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The primary audience for this book starts with students in Journalism 302: Infomania, a course we teach at the University of Kansas. When they take this class, these students usually are in their second or third semesters in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. They have varied career aspirations. A few of them want to be “traditional” journalists, writing for online news sites, magazines, or newspapers. Some of them want to be broadcast journalists. Many of them want to work in strategic communications, which encompasses public relations, advertising, marketing, and related fields.

Table of Contents
I. Information Workflow

1. Be Credible
2. Search and Re-Search
3. Search More Effectively
4. Keep Detailed Research Notes
5. Attribute All Sources
II. Evaluating Information

6. Evaluate Information Vigorously
7. Go Lateral With Cues and Evidence
8. Tap Into a Credibility Network
9. Contend With Bias
III. Information Sources

10. Google
11. Wikipedia
12. Public Records
13. Open Records and the Freedom of Information
14. News
15. Nonprofits
16. Scholarly Research
17. Data
18. Market Research
19. Public Companies
20. Archives
21. Interviews: An Introduction
22. Interviews: Conversations with Risk
23. Licensing Published Work

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Karna Younger
Peter Bobkowski
Date Added:
06/12/2020
Biological Chemistry II, Spring 2016
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More advanced treatment of biochemical mechanisms that underlie biological processes. Emphasis on experimental methods used to unravel these processes, and how these processes fit into the cellular context and coordinate regulation of these processes. Topics include macromolecular machines for energy and force transduction, regulation of biosynthetic and degradative pathways, and structure and function of nucleic acids.

Subject:
Education
Natural Science
Biology
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Syllabus
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Stubbe, Joanne
Stubbe, JoAnne
Ting, Alice
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Biological Engineering
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This page, presented by MIT and made available online via the university's Open Courseware site, presents a series of materials on biological engineering. Topics include introduction to biological engineering design, systems microbiology, computation for biological engineers and molecular principles of biomaterials. Materials are at both the undergraduate and graduate school levels. OpenCourseWare is free educational material online. Video lectures, assignments and exams are included. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Natural Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Date Added:
05/13/2011
Blended Learning in K-12
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This book,"Blended Learning in K-12", is an overview of the concept of "blended learning" and how it relates to the integration of technologies in the K-12 environment. Dr. N.I. Scagnoli, the course instructor, has guided the students of the CTER 7 cohort in the creation of this book. This could not have happened in the 1980s. (By way of explanation to non-Americans, K-12 means all primary and secondary schooling).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Author:
N.I. Scagnoli
Date Added:
04/26/2019
Blueprint for Success in College: Career Decision Making
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A college students' guide for career success, this free Open Educational Resource text focuses on major identification and career exploration.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/), is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint2/), and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies
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A free, Open Educational Resource, Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies is a students' guide for classroom success. This text, designed to show how to be successful in college focuses on study skills and time management.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint2/), is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/) and Time Management Strategies, and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Blueprint for Success in College and Career – Simple Book Publishing
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A free, Open Educational Resource, Blueprint for Success in College and Career is a students' guide for classroom and career success. This text, designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation focuses on study skills, time management, career exploration, health, and financial literacy.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career, is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/) and Time Management Strategies, and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Brainstorming Your Research Topic Handout
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Associated lessons plans are also available for download and adaptation in the Guttman Community College OER collection in CUNY Academic Works.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Guttman Community College
Author:
Alexandra Hamlett
Meagan Lacy
Date Added:
01/25/2017
Bridges: United States Academia for First-Generation and International College Students
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Bridges introduces students to a wide range of concepts, institutions, histories, and artifacts of United States college and university life. After discussing these items in easy-to-scan, concise, nuance-free prose, this textbook then offers useful lists, templates for writing and speaking in different discourses and situations, thought-provoking questions and activities for self-study and for classroom work, and pertinent hyperlinks for further information. Bridges is designed to help first-generation, first-year, English language learners, and/or culturally unfamiliarized students more fully and successfully explore their educational environments. By using this book, students will be better prepared for the academic and social challenges of successfully undertaking higher education in English.

Table of Contents
1. Accreditation and Types of Institutions
2. International United States College Campuses
3. Study Abroad in the United States
4. College Fairs
5. Outreach Services
6. Community Serving Colleges and Universities
7. College Rankings
8. Campus Visits
9. College Websites and Other Internet Resources
10. Applications
11. Common Challenges
12. Academic Advising
13. Credentials, Majors, and Requirements
14. Instructors and Professors
15. Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
16. Rights and Responsibilities
17. More Quotes From the Field
18. Twenty Academic Jargon Words You Might Need to Know
19. Grammar for Composition Resources and Review
20. Academic Situations and Scripts
21. Pop Culture Index

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Shawn Higgins
Temple University
Date Added:
01/04/2021
Bridges to STEM Learning for Grades K-8
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This course provides knowledge and skills in supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) infusion throughout Out-of-School (OST) environments. Educators learn to support STEM skill development through active, engaging, and fun approaches to each topic, while aligning to the MA-CF and engaging best practices such as ULD and TC/PBL.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Elise Scott
Susan Vinovrski
Date Added:
04/25/2019
Brown 's Useful Guide: Where Theory Becomes Applicable to Classroom Practice
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Text covers the history of American Education, Skinner’s Behaviorism, and classroom management principles.

Unit I: Foundations of Education
Chapter 1: History of American Education
Chapter 2: Philosophy of Education
Chapter 3: Law, Ethics, and Dispositions
Unit II: Learning Theory
Chapter 4: General Development
Chapter 5: Behavioral and Social Learning Theory
Chapter 6: Cognitive Learning Theory
Chapter 7: Information Processing Theory
Unit III: Effective Teaching Tools
Chapter 8: Instructional Design
Chapter 9: Academic Language
Chapter 10: Teacher-Centered Instructional Model
Chapter 11: Student-Centered Instructional Model
Chapter 12: Classroom Management
Chapter 13: Assessment in the Classroom
Chapter 14: Differentiation

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jennifer L Brown
Date Added:
02/11/2020
Building Democracy for All: Interactive Explorations of Government and Civic Life
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Designed as a core or supplementary text for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers and students, Building Democracy for All offers instructional ideas, interactive resources, multicultural content, and multimodal learning materials for interest-building explorations of United States government as well as students’ roles as citizens in a democratic society. It focuses on the importance of community engagement and social responsibility as understood and acted upon by middle and high school students—core themes in the 2018 Massachusetts 8th Grade Curriculum Framework, and which are found in many state history and social studies curriculum frameworks around the country.

Building Democracy for All has been developed by a collaborative writing team of higher education faculty, public school teachers, educational librarians, and college students who are preparing to become history and social studies teachers. The primary editors and curators are from the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Education. Contributing teachers come from school districts in the Connecticut River valley region of western Massachusetts (Amherst, Gateway, Westfield, Hampshire Regional, and Springfield). As an open resource, the book is being revised constantly by the members of the writing team to ensure timely inclusion of online resources and information.

Table of Contents
Topic 1. The Philosophical Foundations of the United States Political System
Topic 2. The Development of the United States Government
Topic 3. Institutions of United States Government
Topic 4. The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens
Topic 5. The Constitution, Amendments, and Supreme Court Decisions
Topic 6. The Structure of Massachusetts State and Local Government
Topic 7. Freedom of the Press and News/Media Literacy

Subject:
Elementary Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Robert W. Maloy
Torrey Trust
Date Added:
09/21/2021
Building OER Sustainability on Campus
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Join us for this webinar to hear how colleges are transitioning from individual faculty OER course adoptions to entire departments and OER degree pathways. OER leaders at colleges who have reached critical mass in their implementation will share best practices for sustaining faculty engagement, student involvement, project funding, and institutional commitment to OER adoption for the enhancement of teaching and learning.

Our featured speakers are both longtime community college leaders in the OER movement at regional and district levels. They will engage each other in discussions on the themes mentioned above and invite questions from webinar attendees.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)
Author:
Lisa Young
Date Added:
06/14/2017
Business English for Success
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Business English for Success provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. Beginning with the sentence and its essential elements, this book addresses each concept with clear, concise, and effective examples that are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Writing Basics: What Makes a Good Sentence?
Chapter 2: Punctuation
Chapter 3: Working with Words: Which Word Is Right?
Chapter 4: Help for English Language Learners
Chapter 5: Writing Paragraphs: Separating Ideas and Shaping Content
Chapter 6: Refining Your Writing: How Do I Improve My Writing Technique?
Chapter 7: The Writing Process: How Do I Begin?
Chapter 8: Writing Essays: From Start to Finish
Chapter 9: Effective Business Writing
Chapter 10: Writing Preparation
Chapter 11: Writing
Chapter 12: Revising and Presenting Your Writing
Chapter 13: Business Writing in Action
Chapter 14: APA and MLA Documentation and Formatting

Subject:
Business and Communication
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Provider Set:
Saylor Textbooks
Author:
Scott McLean
Date Added:
01/01/2011
CALL Principles and Practices
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The introductory chapter defines CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) and presents the principles and guidelines on which to build CALL practice. The first part of the book (chapters 2–3) presents ways that using computers can enhance skill learning and practice, and the second part (chapters 4–6) takes a more holistic view of CALL as it presents complementary activities for problem solving, collaboration, communication, and production. Chapters 7–10 examine other issues in CALL such as content-based teaching, teacher development, assessment, and limitations. The examples presented throughout the book span language modes, content areas, and student language levels, and they are built on the belief that language works through real activities.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Joy Egbert
Seyed Abdollah Shahrokni
Date Added:
01/19/2021
C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Handout
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This guide is a helpful way of remembering the criteria you should consider when evaluating information: Currency, Authority, Relevance, Documentation, Information Type, and Objectivity. CARDIO.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Guttman Community College
Author:
Alexandra Hamlett
Meagan Lacy
Date Added:
01/25/2017
C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Instructor's Key
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Related lesson plans are also available for download and adaptation in the Guttman Community College OER collection in the CUNY Academic Works institutional repository. This goes along with the C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Handout.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Guttman Community College
Author:
Alexandra Hamlett
Meagan Lacy
Date Added:
01/25/2017
CCCOER Finding and Adopting OER Webinar
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Faculty who are new to OER may experience difficulty finding an open textbook or other openly licensed materials to adopt for their courses. Searching on your own is time consuming and the choices can be overwhelming. We will hear from a college librarian who helps faculty find and adopt high quality OER to match their course outcomes and the creators of the award winning OER Commons, a freely accessible online library that allows teachers and others to search and discover open educational resources (OER) and other freely available instructional materials.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)
Author:
Heather Blicher
Mindy Boland
Date Added:
09/23/2016
CULA 495 Senior Internship
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The internship process is structured to: (1) reduce the time required for interns to become “part” of their working environment; (2) ease the traditional anxiety that accompanies learning; (3) increase productivity in less time; (4) provide a structured system for strengthening and assuring assimilation of the their new organization culture; (5) increase the number and diversity of successful internship experiences; (6) increase intern-workplace collaboration; and overall, (7) increase the potential for academic success.

Your Advanced Focus
Analyze your work environment
Evaluate structure, roles and tasks
Understand their method to achieve desired results
What is working, what would you do differently - create

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Higher Education
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LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
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William Thibodeaux
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
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Differential calculus in one and several dimensions. Java applets and spreadsheet assignments. Vector algebra in 3D, vector- valued functions, gradient, divergence and curl, Taylor series, numerical methods and applications. Given in the first half of the first term. However, those wishing credit for 18.013A only, must attend the entire semester. Prerequisites: a year of high school calculus or the equivalent, with a score of 4 or 5 on the AB, or the AB portion of the BC, Calculus test, or an equivalent score on a standard international exam, or a passing grade on the first half of the 18.01 Advanced Standing exam.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Kleitman, Daniel
Kleitman, Daniel J.
Date Added:
01/01/2005
The Changing Story: digital stories that participate in transforming teaching & learning
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The Changing Story gives you assignments, resources, and examples to use in your teaching and learning. It will also help you think of ways digital stories can be used in your teaching, and help students harness the power of visual storytelling.

Subject:
Education
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Textbook
Provider:
University of Minnesota
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University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Author:
Linda Buturian
Date Added:
01/01/2016
Chemical Engineering Open Courseware from MIT
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MIT presents this material on chemical engineering as part of their free online open courseware. Materials from undergraduate and graduate courses are available for download. Sample course titles include chemical and biological reaction engineering, integrated chemical engineering and fundamentals of advanced energy conversion. Materials available differ for each course, but may include lecture notes, assignments and solutions, online textbooks, projects and examples, exams and solutions, image galleries and more.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Chemistry
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
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Child, Family and Community
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Early Childhood Education / ECE-102 Child, Family and Community

Examines the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school, and community and emphasizing historical and socio cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families.

Generic/Non-COC version (a derivative):
In Word: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B4Y2EEp7HoECRBh_vXP3BCrg84QYOnjD/view?usp=sharing
In PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11EETGrZW8__4DYWI_78e89Ru9S4OvM13/view?usp=sharing
The attribution for this derivative is: "Child, Family, and Community" by Rebecca Laff and Wendy Ruiz, College of the Canyons is licensed under CC BY 4.0 / A derivative from the original work

The COC version:
The Word version (to be easily edited) of the book can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/13xMpfZloGnrZyPQVOHvSIYwVYsH_24gX/view?usp=sharing
The PDF version of the book can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jOkejB_wKLZYpDaaUJpfRceQ01LA9Fth/view?usp=sharing

Subject:
Education
Early Childhood Development
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Textbook
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College of the Canyons
Author:
Rebecca Laff
Wendy Ruiz
Date Added:
04/30/2020
Child Growth and Development
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The Word version of the book (to be downloaded for easy editing) can be accessed at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wjD-vdmYPhdirIWczCCqEDxqmeMzaA4-

The PDF version of the book can be accessed at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B4e6oKPTFeUE9tXsJMcjsczb6Kj7EfEb

Welcome to Child Growth and Development. This text is a presentation of how and why children grow, develop, and learn. We will look at how we change physically over time from conception through adolescence. We examine cognitive change, or how our ability to think and remember changes over the first 20 years or so of life. And we will look at how our emotions, psychological state, and social relationships change throughout childhood and adolescence.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/child-growth-and-development

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
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Textbook
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College of the Canyons
Author:
Alexa Johnson
Antoinette Ricardo
College of the Canyons
Dawn Rymond
Jennifer Paris
Date Added:
07/11/2019
Children's Development
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An introduction of Prenatal and Birth topics, Physical, Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Growth infancy through adolescent stages of development.

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Early Childhood Development
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Ana R Leon
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02/03/2021
Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research
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Choosing & Using Sources presents a process for academic research and writing, from formulating your research question to selecting good information and using it effectively in your research assignments. Additional chapters cover understanding types of sources, searching for information, and avoiding plagiarism. Each chapter includes self-quizzes and activities to reinforce core concepts and help you apply them. There are also appendices for quick reference on search tools, copyright basics, and fair use.

Subject:
Education
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Full Course
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Provider:
The Ohio State University
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Author:
Cheryl Lowry
Date Added:
01/01/2015
A Christmas Carol - lightly adapted for advanced students of English language by Timothy Krause
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This version of the classic holiday story has been slightly abridged and lightly adapted for advanced students of English language. The text includes comprehension checks, discussion questions, and collaborative activities.

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Language Education (ESL)
Literature and Composition
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OpenOregon
Author:
Charles Dickens
Timothy Krause
Date Added:
03/04/2020
Classroom Management and Supervision
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The ability to manage, lead and supervise students during the learning process has been shown to be an indispensible component of effective teaching and learning, more so in Sub-Saharan Africa where the challenge of overcrowded classrooms hinders effective teacher instruction in the classroom. For the classroom to serve its purpose, the teacher must be able to establish order. This requires him/her to have the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary. He/she must be able to establish rapport with the students and their parents, involve students in the processes of establishing ground rules for behaviour and being accountable for their actions, manage transitions during instructions, and motivate students to maximize time-on-task, supervise students in their learning activities and lastly deal with students’ misbehaviour effectively. This module is expected to help students master these key skills. It will also equip them with the ability to be open-minded and creative about the application of these techniques to their challenges.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Module
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African Virtual University
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Author:
Ridwan Mohamed Osman
Date Added:
03/10/2018
Cohort Block 2
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The content for second block includes a deeper dive into copyright and Creative Commons licenses: potential and benefits, and benefits of Open Education for students and faculty. 

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Education
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Emily Frank
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02/05/2020
Cohort Block 3
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Topics:Concerns around OERCurating content: Finding and evaluating OER Peer review and open materials

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Education
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Emily Frank
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02/19/2020
College ESL Writers: Applied Grammar and Composing Strategies for Success
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College ESL Writers: Applied Grammar and Composing Strategies for Success is designed as a comprehensive grammar and writing etext for high intermediate and advanced level non-native speakers of English. We open the text with a discussion on the sentence and then break it down into its elemental components, before reconstructing them into effective sentences with paragraphs and larger academic assignments. Following that, we provide instruction in paragraph and essay writing with several opportunities to both review the fundamentals as well as to demonstrate mastery and move on to more challenging assignments.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/college-esl-writers-applied-grammar-and-composing-strategies-for-success

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
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Textbook
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University System of Georgia
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Author:
Barbara Hall
Elizabeth Wallace
Date Added:
02/09/2018
College English Skills for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
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The text is arranged in four parts: Part 1, College Writing; Part 2, Readings and Reading Strategies for College-level Work; Part 3, Research Strategies and Documenting Research; Part 4, Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Mechanics. Each unit in Part 2 includes readings and practice exercises that exemplify the types of writing assignments that are discussed in Part 1. The themed reading units each include work designed to cover one semester.

Part 1 College Writing
Unit 1 – Organizing College Essays and Language
Unit 2 – Organizational Patterns
Unit 3 – Sample Assignment Types

Part 2 Readings and Reading Strategies for College-level Work
Unit 1 – Reading Strategies
Unit 2 – Justice and Injustice
Unit 3 – Black History and Women’s History
Unit 4 – Freedom
Unit 5 – Environment and Technology

Part 3 Research Strategies and Documenting Research
Unit 1 – Search Strategies
Unit 2 – How to Quote and Paraphrase

Part 4 Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Mechanics
Unit 1 – Parts of Speech Review
Unit 2 – Sentence Structure Review 1 Word Order
Unit 3 – Sentence Structure Review 2 Clauses
Unit 4 – Sentence Structure Review 3 Combining with Dependent Clauses
Unit 5 – Sentence Structure Review 4 – Noun Clauses and Quoted and Reported Speech
Unit 6 – Sentence Structure Review 5 – Verbals (Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participial Phrases)
Unit 7 – Sentences Structure Review 6 – Clause Reduction
Unit 8 – Extra Help

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
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Textbook
Author:
Cheryl Garayta
Marcy Bauman
Date Added:
08/05/2020
College Success
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College Success takes a fresh look at what it means, in today’s world, with today’s students, to be successful in college.Although many of the topics included—from study skills to personal health, from test-taking to managing time and money—will look familiar to those who have used student success texts that have been around for many editions, College Success takes a new approach. The focus is on realistic, practical tools for the students who need them. This is a book designed, frankly, for students who may have difficulty with traditional college texts. The style is direct and to the point. Information is presented concisely and as simply as possible. This is not a weighty tome that discusses student success—this is a manual for doing it.College student demographics have changed considerably in recent decades. More than a third of all students enroll not directly from high school but after a delay of some years. More students are working and have families. More students come from varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds. More students are the first in their family to attend college. More students have grown up with electronic media and now read and think in ways different from the previous generation. With these and so many other cultural changes, more students are not well prepared for a college education with the study skills and life skills they need to become successful students.For each student to get the most out of College Success and their college experience they must understand who they are as it relates to college. To that end, in every chapter students explore themselves, because success starts with recognizing your own strengths and weaknesses. Students make their own goals based on this self-assessment, determining what success in college really means for them as individuals. Interactive activities then help students learn the choices available to them and the possibilities for improving their skills. Skills are presented in step-by-step processes, tips for success in manageable highlighted displays. Most important, students always see the value of what they are reading—and how they can begin to apply it immediately in their own lives.College Success is intended for use in Freshmen Orientation, Study Skills or Student Success courses. A 2009 study revealed that currently nationwide, 34% of college freshmen do not return to their college for their sophomore year. This book is designed to help change that.

Subject:
Communication
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Provider Set:
University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Author:
Bruce Beiderwell
Linda F. Tse
Nicholas B. deKanter
Tom Lochhaas
Date Added:
04/24/2019
College Success
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OpenStax College Success is a comprehensive and contemporary resource that serves First Year Experience, Student Success, and College Transition courses. Developed with the support of hundreds of faculty and coordinators, the book addresses the evolving challenges and opportunities of today’s diverse students. Engagement, self-analysis, personal responsibility, and student support are reflected throughout the material. College Success also includes an array of student surveys and opinion polls, and OpenStax will regularly provide the results to adopting faculty.

Table of Contents
1. Exploring College
2. Knowing Yourself as a Learner
3. Managing Your Time and Priorities
4. Planning Your Academic Pathways
5. Reading and Notetaking
6. Studying, Memory, and Test Taking
7. Thinking
8. Communicating
9. Understanding Civility and Cultural Competence
10. Understanding Financial literacy
11. Engaging in a Healthy Lifestyle
12. Planning for Your Future

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Amy Baldwin
James Bennett
Lisa August
Date Added:
07/27/2020
College Success Course (COLLG 110)
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This course is designed to equip you with the tools to succeed during your college career. Simply attending school for many years is no guarantee that you have a clear understanding of the specific strategies needed to get what you want out of college. This course will provide the opportunity for you to learn and practice methods that will assist you in identifying and reaching your academic and career goals.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Textbook
Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
10/31/2011
Communication, Affect, & Learning in the Classroom
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Communication, Affect, & Learning in the Classroom was original published by Virginia Richmond and Joan Gorham in 1992 and then updated a decade later by Virginia Richmond, Jason S. Wrench, and Joan Gorham in 2001. As we enter into the revision of the 3rd edition of the text, the basic content has not been drastically altered over the years. However, the research in Instructional Communication has clearly become more prominent and stronger. Probably the single most important development in the past two decades was the publication of the Handbook of Instructional Communication: Rhetorical and Relational Perspectives edited by Mottet et al. (2006). The purpose of the handbook was to synthesize the first three decades of research in instructional communication into a single volume that could help both researchers and instructors understand the value of communication in the instructional process.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Teaching as a Communication Process
Chapter 2 Communicating with Instructional Objectives
Chapter 3 Instructional Communication Strategies
Chapter 4 Communication, Affect, and Student Needs
Chapter 5 Learning Styles
Chapter 6 Classroom Anxieties and Fears
Chapter 7 Communication and Student Self-Concept
Chapter 8 Instructional Assessment: Feedback, Grading, and Affect
Chapter 9 Traditional and Mastery Learning Systems
Chapter 10 Student Misbehavior and Classroom Management
Chapter 11 Teacher Misbehaviors and Communication
Chapter 12 Teacher Self-Concept and Communication
Chapter 13 Increasing Classroom Affect Through Teacher Communication Style
Chapter 14 Teacher Temperament in the Classroom
Chapter 15 Teacher Communication: Performance and Burnout

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jason S. Wrench
Joan Gorham
Virginia Peck Richmond
Date Added:
06/12/2020
Communication Beginnings: An Introductory Listening and Speaking Text for English Language Learners
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This textbook is designed for beginning-intermediate English language learners. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter includes listening and speaking components such as dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter also focuses on 10 target words from the New General Service List of English vocabulary. The textbook includes an audio component that consists of recorded conversations of native and non-native English speakers, as well as links to additional listening resources on the web.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Author:
Della Jean Abrams
Date Added:
10/02/2017