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ALMS Framework
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The ALMS Framework provides a way to consider how technical choices impact the ability to engage in the 5R activities associated with OER (Open Educational Resources). This video outlines key technical considerations addressed through ALMS Framework when planning an OER project.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)
Sophie Rondeau
Date Added:
11/20/2020
American History I: Colonial Period to Civil War
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This text from Dr. Franklin Williamson and Dr. Tom Aiello from Gordon State University contains all modular text content used in the LMS implementation of their American History I (HIST 2111) courses. American History 1 covers topics ranging from the colonial period to the Civil War.

The text was created under an Affordable Learning Georgia G2C Pilot Grant, taking place from Spring 2018 until Fall 2019.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - The Colonial South
Chapter 2 - The Colonial North
Chapter 3 - 18th Century Colonial Life
Chapter 4 - The French and Indian War
Chapter 5 - American Revolution, Part 1
Chapter 6 - American Revolution, Part 2
Chapter 7 - Articles of Confederation
Chapter 8 - Early Republic
Chapter 9 - Jeffersonian Era
Chapter 10 - Market Revolution
Chapter 11 - The North and 19th Century Thought
Chapter 12 - Slavery and Southern Life
Chapter 13 - Western Expansion
Chapter 14 - Sectional Conflict
Chapter 15 - American Civil War

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Lecture
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Author:
J. Franklin Williamson
Thomas Aiello
Date Added:
02/05/2020
The Anthropocene, Overview
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This presentation offers an overview of the developing concept of The Anthropocene -- a term coined to describe our current geological epoch, in which human impact on the planet will leave a permanent trace.

Subject:
Archaeology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Author:
Scott W. Schwartz
Date Added:
05/11/2017
Art Appreciation and Techniques
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This course is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections for the student with little experience in the visual arts. It includes a brief study of art history, and in-depth studies of the elements, media, and methods used in creative thought and processes. It is the only resource I have found that approximates techniques, media, and an overview of different processes that is usually the first half of a printed text on art appreciation or an introduction to art. This is geared toward an undergraduate, lower-level student population. The art history survey is inadequate, but combined with another source, like Boundless' art history, this can be a complete text for an Art 100 course.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
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Assessment
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Module
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Unit of Study
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Afshan Bokhari
Amy Gansell
Andrew E. Hershberger
Andrew Marvick
Anne Bertrand-Dewsnap
Denise Rogers
Hilda Werschkul
Jelena Bogdanovic
Jennifer Palinkas
Jill Kiefer
Lynn E. Roller
Marjorie Munsterberg
Michelle Greet
Shaoqian Zhang
Tracy Musacchio
William V. Ganis
Date Added:
06/14/2019
Art in Nazi Germany
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In this art history video Beth Harris and Steven Zucker discuss Paul Troost's House of (German) Art (1933-37) in relation to the Great Exhibition of German Art and the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) Exhibitions of 1937 in Munich.
The House of German Art now exhibits international contemporary art in direct opposition to original National Socialist intent.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris and Steven Zucker
Date Added:
06/24/2020
Concepts of Biology by Rice University Textbook Resources for Biology II
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This resource contains materials for chapters 11-15 and 19-21 from the Concepts of Biology OpenStax OER book by Rice University. It includes materials to be used for a General Biology II course (or Introduction to Biology II course) for non-science majors.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Student Guide
Syllabus
Date Added:
08/09/2019
Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 1
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A Cool Brisk Walk Through Discrete Mathematics - and its companion site "allthemath" - are completely-and-forever-free-and-open-source educational materials dedicated to the mathematics that emerging computer science practitioners actually need to know.

Subject:
Computer Science
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lecture
Textbook
Author:
Stephen Davies
Date Added:
06/29/2020
ENGL 300 - Lecture 21 - African-American Criticism
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In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry examines trends in African-American criticism through the lens of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Toni Morrison. A brief history of African-American literature and criticism is undertaken, and the relationship of both to feminist theory is explicated. The problems in cultural and identity studies of essentialism, “the identity queue,” expropriation, and biology are surveyed, with particular attention paid to the work of Michael Cooke and Morrison’s reading of Huckleberry Finn. At the lecture’s conclusion, the tense relationship between African-American studies and New Critical assumptions are explored with reference to Robert Penn Warren’s poem, “Pondy Woods.”

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Paul Fry
Date Added:
02/05/2020
The Elements of Drawing Lectures
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Stephen Farthing R.A. presents eight practical drawing classes using John Ruskin's teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing. This series accompanies 'The Elements of Drawing', a searchable and browsable online version of the teaching collection and catalogues assembled by John Ruskin for his Oxford drawing schools.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Stephen Farthing
Date Added:
02/24/2011
Gateway to Chinese
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This site offers a collection of free interactive language learning resources for beginning Mandarin Chinese. Students now have the option to practice pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, listening, and reading skills at their own convenience.

Gateway to Chinese resources are designed to give students the valuable feedback they need to improve language skills in the critical early stages of learning. An extensive number of interactive exercises allow students to practice what they learn. With these tools, instructors can utilize valuable classroom time to do what they do best: teach!

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Date Added:
06/09/2020
Great Writers Inspire: Geoffrey Chaucer
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of Geoffrey Chaucer resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: James Joyce
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of James Joyce resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: Jane Austen
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of Jane Austen resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: John Milton
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of John Milton resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: Virginia Woolf
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Great Writers Inspire presents an illuminating collection of Virginia Woolf resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: William Blake
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Great Writers Inspire presents a collection of William Blake resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Great Writers Inspire: William Shakespeare
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Great Writers Inspire presents a collection of William Shakespeare resources curated by specialists at the University of Oxford. It includes audio and video lectures and short talks, downloadable electronic texts and eBooks, and background contextual resources.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Oxford
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Interpersonal Communication: A Mindful Approach to Relationships
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Interpersonal Communication: A Mindful Approach to Relationships helps readers examine their own one-on-one communicative interactions using a mindfulness lens. The writing team of Jason S. Wrench, Narissra M. Punyanunt-Carter, and Katherine Thweatt incorporates the latest communication theory and research to help students navigate everyday interpersonal interactions. The 14 chapters in this book cover topics typically taught in an undergraduate interpersonal communication course: family interactions, interpersonal dynamics, language, listening, nonverbal communication, and romantic relationships, as well as exploring emerging areas such as self-compassion, body positivity, friendships, and “the dark side”. The writing takes on a purposefully informal tone to engage readers. Each chapter is broken into different sections that have unique instructional outcomes, key takeaways, and exercises, and concludes with real-world case studies and sample quiz questions. Also included is an extensive glossary with over 350 definitions.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Provider:
State University of New York
Provider Set:
OpenSUNY Textbooks
Author:
Jason S. Wrench
Katherine S. Thweatt
Narissra M. Punyanunt-Carter
Date Added:
11/24/2020
Organic Chemistry: Alcohols
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This 7-minute video lesson looks at naming alcohols. [Organic Chemistry playlist: Lesson 45 of 73].

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lecture
Unit of Study
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011