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The $150,000 Banana
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Artist Maurizio Cattelan duct taped a banana to a wall, titled it "Comedian", and sold 5 editions of the artwork for as much as $150,000 each. Why did it capture our attention, curiosity, and memes? What does it mean?

Subject:
Art History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
PBS
Author:
The Art Assignment
Date Added:
07/29/2021
1. Weighted average of three points
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First we'll review weighted averages of two points and extend the idea to three points. Practice weighted averages of two points in Environment Modeling if you haven't seen it before.

Subject:
Applied Science
Computer Science
Graphic Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Pixar
Author:
Disney Pixar
Khan Academy
Date Added:
07/14/2021
21st Century Skills for Teachers
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The 21st-century skills of Collaboration, Creativity, Communication, and Critical Thinking are important and can be avoided only at the cost of nothing. We may not decide to ignore the most pertinent factor governing human life- Educational Technology and Artificial Intelligence. This resource attempts to:Understand how to Contribute to OERsShare some insights about 21st Century Skills and their Importance 

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Parveen Sharma
ramesh chander sharma
Date Added:
07/24/2019
23 Things for Digital Knowledge
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23 Things is a suite of 23 self-paced online modules that cover a range of topics from video editing to basic coding. Each module or 'thing' consists of information, interactive activities, and invitations to try out various open and free software applications and technologies. The modules have been created using H5P and can be downloaded individually as a single H5P file, modified and re-used under a CC-BY-SA licence - simply click on the 'reuse' link at the bottom of each module.

The content was created by Curtin University students as part of a 'students as partners' project.

Subject:
Information Science
Electronic Technology
Educational Technology
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Interactive
Author:
Curtin University Library
Date Added:
12/04/2020
2. Weighted subdivision
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Next let's extend the averaging step from the previous lesson to include multiple points. Now we'll need to calculate positions using a weighted average.

Subject:
Applied Science
Computer Science
Graphic Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Pixar
Author:
Disney Pixar
Khan Academy
Date Added:
07/14/2021
3D Modelling with Processing
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This workshop covers the basics of 3D modelling in Processing. From the 3D coordinate system, placing different shapes, surfaces, and camera angles. This introductory workshop is suitable for all students with some basic Processing knowledge. We assume that you are familiar with 2D shapes in Processing,  including pushMatrix, rotate and translate. This workshop will only cover basics, sufficient to create a landscape with 3D objects and a moving object. 

Subject:
Computer Science
Information Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Ansgar Fehnker
Date Added:
03/02/2021
3 Ways to Find Research Opportunities
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Interested in research but can't find any opportunities? Look no further! Check out these quick strategies for getting started with research!

Learning Outcomes:
Identify three strategies for finding research opportunities.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Life Science
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Module
Author:
Giselle Burns
Kian Ravaei
Xinyi(Alex) Yan
Date Added:
07/12/2021
3al Jamal bi wasat Beirut - عالجمل بوسط بيروت - On a Camel in Downtown Beirut
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This funny song by Lebanese singers describes their ride on camels through the center of Beirut. The video shows images of downtown Beirut and how unusual it is for camels to be in a big city in the Arab world.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Individual Authors
Author:
Michelle Keserwany
Date Added:
11/24/2013
4 Connections
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The 4 Connections is a research-based equity producing framework that focuses on building intentional relationships between students and faculty in ways that increase the number of student completions, reduce equity gaps, and ensure the quality of student learning.
The 4 Connections identifies foundational principles faculty with high completion rates use to dramatically improve the quality of students' experiences in and outside the classroom.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Education
Material Type:
Case Study
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Boyoung Chae
Date Added:
07/21/2017
5 Favorite Films About Modern Latin America
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This video offers a brief review of 5 wonderful films that focus on specific topics in modern Latin American History.

Subject:
World Cultures
Film and Music Production
Higher Education
History
U.S. History
World History
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Anupama Mande
Date Added:
07/09/2020
5 Pythagorean Solids
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This OER explores the basic organization of the Pythagorean Solids. It contains both an activity as well as resources for further exploration. It is a product of the OU Academy of the Lynx, developed in conjunction with the Galileo's World Exhibition at the University of Oklahoma.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Student Guide
Author:
Brent Purkaple
Kerry Magruder
Date Added:
01/28/2016
80% of the Qur'an
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This is a set of documents intended to teach 80% of the Qur'an to learners. The philosophy is that since many of the words in the Qur'an are repeated, 80% of it can be learned quickly and easily by knowing what to focus on. Included are lists of vocabulary separated into genre, such as pronouns and ways to say 'no', verbs and verb conjugation charts, grammar charts detailing active and passive participles, and more. Many of the documents are in PDF as well as in Excel so that changes can be made to the templates, i.e. translation into other languages if desired.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
eMuslim
Date Added:
10/14/2013
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education at MCC
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The Framework, re-framed in "plain English" for students and faculty. The goal was to make the ACRL Framework easier to understand (many people don't use iterative in everyday conversation, for example) and to make the connection between information literacy and institutional mission/vision and learning outcomes clear.

Cover photo by geraldo stanislas on Unsplash

Subject:
Information Science
Higher Education
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Deb Baker
Date Added:
11/20/2020
ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc)
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The ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc) exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students of all proficiency levels who are in college and beyond. The length of the exam is 20-30 minutes and it is rated by ACTFL Certified ILR OPIc Raters. The results reported are individual scores of proficiency from 0 to 2.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Language Testing International
Date Added:
10/14/2013
ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (2012 Edition)
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This resource gives detailed proficiency guidelines for second language learners in the four major categories of speaking, writing, listening, and reading. It separates proficiency into five major levels: distinguished, superior, advanced, intermediate, and novice. Advanced, intermediate, and novice are further divided into high, mid, and low sublevels. The guidelines give detailed descriptions of language use regarding each level, applicable to all languages.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Date Added:
09/12/2013
ACTFLŠ Oral Proficiency Interview - computer
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The ACTFLŠ Oral Proficiency Interview - computer exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students at an ACTFL Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior proficiency level who are in the 10-12th grade, college and to adults. The length of the exam is 14-40 minutes and it is rated by ACTFL Certified ILR OPIc Raters. The results reported are 1 of 10 possible proficiency levels from the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Date Added:
10/14/2013
AER Newsletter: Summer 2019
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Welcome to the first, biannual Archival Educators Roundtable (AER) Newsletter! In 2016, the Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC) brought together like-minded professionals who use primary sources for public programming, outreach, and education, and the AER was born. As archival education is a still-developing field, the AER created a community where people could share their successes, challenges, and works in progress through casual workshops.AER’s network of educators, archivists, and archival education allies has since expanded its culture of support beyond the biannual meetings here at the RAC through social media, event attendance, joint publications, and email correspondence.It is our hope that this AER Newsletter will further extend the table, so speak, reaching more colleagues as we spotlight educators, and showcase the projects, challenges, and successes of archival education. Just as the aim of AER meetings is to ensure that all perspectives on primary source education are honored, we encourage you, our dedicated AER audience, to reach out and contribute your insights to future AER Newsletters! Many thanks to our first issue's contributors--we couldn't have done it without you.--Marissa Vassari, Archivist and Educator, Rockefeller Archive CenterElizabeth Berkowitz, Outreach Program Manager, Rockefeller Archive Center

Subject:
Information Science
Arts and Humanities
Education
Elementary Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
The Rockefeller Archive Center
Date Added:
01/23/2020
A+ Exam and Brain Dumps: Guide to the A+ Certification Exam (01:03)
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Should A+ Certification Exam candidates use brain dump sites? My answer, might surprise you.

This is part of Mr. Ford's Guide to the A+ Certification Exam: How to Be A Computer Technician.

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
12/13/2014
AGURRAK ETA AURKEZPENAK
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In this activity students will learn how to respond to greetings, how to greet and how to chat shortly with other persons.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Borja Aguilera
Date Added:
07/22/2019
AIRS - Advanced Information Research Skills
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AIRS is an open source set of online modules and resources in research skills and knowledge. It provides the grounding in research processes with practical tools to support you.

AIRS is a mandatory coursework requirement for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students enrolled in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil), at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

Subject:
Information Science
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
Queensland University of Technology Library
Author:
Queensland University of Technology Library
Date Added:
01/20/2021
ART 102 - Understanding Art
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An introductory course using visual materials with emphasis on methods and motivations that generate the visual experience, both past and present. Art practices from around the world are examined for form and content. Emphasis will be on Western Art.

Course Outcomes:
1. Articulate verbally and in writing a general understanding of the significance of visual art in a wide variety of culture and media.
2. Create a personal work of art. Articulate verbally and in writing the form and content of the piece, along with information about significant artists and art works relative to the created artwork, and to visual art.
3. Articulate verbally and in writing appropriate art vocabulary, and art evaluation concepts, when viewing visual art.

Subject:
Art History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
ASL Advertisement, Intermediate- High, ASL 202, Lab 12lab
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Students will talk about news and how they access it. In the main activity, students will make an ad supporting or opposing a certain product, they will have to make their case to the rest of the group.Students will learn how to discuss items and express opinions on items to a group.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Delaney Lyon
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
04/07/2020
ASLCORE
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ASLCORE is a Deaf-centric project which honors and celebrates Deaf culture and American Sign Language. The suggested signs you see in each ASLCORE branch are developed according to ASL linguistic principles by fluent Deaf ASL signers. Our goal is to provide descriptive signs which may serve to complement other initialized or English-influenced sign choices. These signs are presented for your consideration, modification, and adoption if they function well in your work as students, professionals, teachers, or interpreters! Copyrighted -link out or conduct a Fair Use Analysis.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
ASLCORE
Rochester Institute of Technology
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Date Added:
12/23/2021
ASL Connect
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We intend to be a central resource for learning ASL and about Deaf Culture online, with all content created by Deaf ASL-fluent scholars. YouTube channel.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
ASL Connect
Date Added:
12/23/2021
ASL-LEX: A Lexical Database of American Sign Language
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ASL-LEX is a database of lexical and phonological properties of American Sign Language signs. It was first released in 2016 with nearly 1,000 signs. ASL-LEX was updated in Fall 2020 with greatly expanded information and an increased size of 2,723 signs.

ASL-LEX is available as a searchable web interface and as raw data in spreadsheet form. This website hosts the web visualization and provides instructions for how to use and download the database.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Data Set
Author:
ASL-LEX
et al.
Karen Emmorey
Naomi Casselli
Date Added:
12/23/2021
ASL THAT
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YouTube channel with ASL lessons, ASL vocabulary, Topics in ASL, and Deaf Culture. Copyrighted - link out to these materials or conduct Fair Use Analysis.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
ASL THAT
Date Added:
12/23/2021
Aamiya Arabiya
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This YouTube channel features a series of videos recorded in 2014 by Hayley Smith, a university student who studied in Jordan in 2014. Before her trip to Jordan, Smith conducted a survey of K-12 Arabic teachers, asking them to recommend topics for the videos that would be helpful in teaching Arabic. The result is this series of videos, arranged in playlists that follow each individual participant through different scenarios and questions. The short clips are wonderful for exposing Arabic students to colloquial Arabic, spoken in daily situations and at a natural pace. This is a great way for students to see what young Jordanians are like, and to learn about their interests, their studies, and their relationships. Also on this channel are other playlists of popular videos, such as Arab Idol, which have been edited down for classroom use.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Hayley Smith
Author:
Hayley Smith
Date Added:
12/10/2014
About My Lab
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This collection was launched with the mission to share knowledge about lab organization and scientific management. Each Perspective article represents an interview with a Principal Investigator, who shares his or her experience of running a lab by discussing selected topics in an informal and personal style. By creating this collection at PLOS Computational Biology, a journal committed to open knowledge, the collection editors hope to create a dialog through which we all can learn from each other.

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Primary Source
Provider:
Public Library of Science
Provider Set:
Computer & Information Sciences
Date Added:
04/11/2016
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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This collection uses primary sources to explore The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Literature
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Susan Ketcham
Date Added:
04/11/2016
Abstract Expressionism Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950
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This art history video discussion examines Jackson Pollock's "One: Number 31", 1950, Oil and enamel paint on unprimed canvas, 1950 (MoMA).

Subject:
Art History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris
Steven Zucker
Date Added:
11/07/2012
Academic Library Information Literacy Modules
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Literacy modules designed for an embedded use in second semester, college freshman-level English or Composition courses.  All content available through website.

Subject:
Information Science
Higher Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Author:
Kelly Drifmeyer
Date Added:
02/05/2022
Acceso
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Acceso is a complete, interactive curriculum for intermediate-level learners of Spanish. The materials on the site are provided freely to the public and are intended as a replacement for commercial textbooks, which are generally ill-suited to the learning outcomes now considered crucial to successful language study. These materials are supplemented by an online workbook built on the MySpanishLab platform of Pearson Education, Inc., as well as detailed lesson plans, rubrics for the evaluation of student work, and reliable instruments for measuring student progress and learning outcomes. Winner of 2012 Computer Assisted Language Consortium (CALICO) Focus Award

Reviews
CALICO Journal 29.2 (Jan 2012): 398-405.
Hispania 95.2 (June 2012): 365-366

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
University of Kansas
Author:
Amy Rossomondo et al.
Date Added:
08/31/2012
Acceso
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The University of Kansas Collaborative Digital Spanish Project (Acceso) is an open-access, digital learning environment designed to promote the acquisition of Spanish and the development of cultural understanding of the varied groups of people who share Spanish as a common language.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Amy E. Rossomondo
Date Added:
07/24/2017