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Applied Calculus
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Applied Calculus instructs students in the differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with an emphasis on applications to business, social and life science. Different from a traditional calculus course for engineering, science and math majors, this course does not use trigonometry, nor does it focus on mathematical proofs as an instructional method.

Subject:
Calculus
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Author:
Dale Hoffman
David Lippman
Shana Calaway
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Arithmetic for College Students
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This course is an arithmetic course intended for college students, covering whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, geometry, measurement, statistics, and integers using an integrated geometry and statistics approach. The course uses the late integers model—integers are only introduced at the end of the course.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Author:
David Lippman
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Business Calculus
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This course provides an introduction to applied concepts in Calculus that are relevant to the managerial, life, and social sciences. Students should have a firm grasp of the concept of functions to succeed in this course. Topics covered include derivatives of basic functions and how they can be used to optimize quantities such as profit and revenues, as well as integrals of basic functions and how they can be used to describe the total change in a quantity over time.

Subject:
Calculus
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Chemistry
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This course provides an opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them, meeting the scope and sequence of most general chemistry courses.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physical Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/13/2019
College Algebra
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This course covers relations and functions, specifically, linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and rational functions. Additionally, sections on conics, systems of equations and matrices and sequences are also available.

Subject:
Algebra
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Author:
Carl Stitz
Jeff Zeager
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Disease Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles
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Wellness is being in good physical and mental health. Because mental health and physical health are linked, problems in one area can impact the other. At the same time, improving your physical health can also benefit your mental health, and vice versa. It is important to make healthy choices for both your physical and mental well-being.

Remember that wellness is not just the absence of illness or stress. You can still strive for wellness even if you are experiencing these challenges in your life.

Subject:
Applied Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
10/08/2021
Geology
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When you ask the question "What is geology?" most people will initially respond that it is the study of rocks. This is true, but geology is also so much more than that. The truth is that geology is an intricate part of your everyday life.

Subject:
Geology
Physical Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Macroeconomics
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Macroeconomics provides an introduction to economic principles and market forces including supply and demand, unemployment, inflation, international trade and capital flows, monetary policy and banking, fiscal policy and globalization.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
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This course was originally developed for the Open Course Library project.  The text used is Math in Society, edited by David Lippman, Pierce College Ft Steilacoom.  Development of this book was supported, in part, by the Transition Math Project and the Open Course Library Project. Topics covered in the course include problem solving, voting theory, graph theory, growth models, finance, data collection and description, and probability.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Author:
David Lippman
Date Added:
06/13/2019
“Millionaire Candidates” by Carl Schurz
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CARL SCHURZ ON THE GUBERNATORIAL CONTEST IN MASSACHUSETTS.

letter from the Hon. Carl Schurz has been received by a gentleman in Boston: written in New York, Oct. 16, 1886

example of persuasive writing

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
History
Political Science
Social Science
U.S. History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Author:
Carl Schurz
Date Added:
06/13/2019
“Plain Geology” by George Otis Smith
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The scientific community must be effective in communicating the results of its work to the public in a way that can be understood and used. The need for this is acute, for the complexity and difficulty of environmental and resource problems require full use of all the knowledge scientists can muster. The wisdom of the actions of both the government and private sectors depends in large part on their understanding of resource characteristics.

The U.S. Geological Survey is uniquely qualified to provide much of the required knowledge about natural resources through its many reports and maps and can be proud of the products of its work. Too often, however, reports are couched in words and phrases that are understandable only to other scientists, engineers, or technicians. But, who, really, are the ones to whom the Survey wishes to convey its findings? Other scientists and engineers, yes. But beyond them, by far a larger audience: teachers, students, businessmen, planners, and Federal, State, county, and municipal officials–in short, the public.

More than 50 years ago former Director George Otis Smith recognized the same problem. His plea for “Plain Geology” was a classic, just as applicable now as it was in 1921. It is herewith reprinted to make it generally available.

persuasion example

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
Geology
Physical Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Author:
George Otis Smith
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Public Speaking
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The course is an introduction to the preparation and delivery of oral presentations in an extemporaneous style. Emphasis is on ethical research, critical and logical analysis, and organization of informative and persuasive presentations.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Rules for Exponents
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Laws of Exponents

Product and Quotient Rules
The Power rule for Exponents
Negative and Zero Exponents
Simplify Expressions using the Exponent Rules

Subject:
Algebra
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
06/13/2019
Solve Inequalities
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Represent inequalities on a number line.
Represent inequalities using interval notation.
Use the addition and multiplication properties to solve algebraic inequalities and express their solutions graphically and with interval notation.
Solve inequalities that contain absolute values.
Combine properties of inequalities to isolate variables, solve algebraic inequalities, and express their solutions graphically.
Simplify and solve algebraic inequalities using the distributive property to clear parentheses and fractions.

Subject:
Algebra
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
06/13/2019