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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.

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Education
Mathematics
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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

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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.

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Biology
Chemistry
Education
Natural Science
Physical Science
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Activity/Lab
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Diagram/Illustration
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Lecture Notes
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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.

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Applied Science
Education
Engineering
Natural Science
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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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:
Temple University
Shawn Higgins
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:
Education
Elementary Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Torrey Trust
Robert W. Maloy
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
Education
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

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Date Added:
03/11/2021