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1: Introduction to Chemistry
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Chemistry is the study of matter and the ways in which different forms of matter combine with each other

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Applied Science
Chemistry
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Lecture Notes
Author:
Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project
the California State University
the UC Davis Library
the UC Davis Office of the Provost
Date Added:
08/22/2019
Addiction and Neural Ageing
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This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance -"addiction' and"neural ageing'. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Activity/Lab
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The Open University
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Open University OpenLearn
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The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Alcohol and Human Health
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What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a"hangover' to cirrhosis this unit looks at the harmful effects of alcohol both in the short and long term.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
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The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Basic Animal Nutrients
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Students will be able to describe the major groups of animal nutrients for animals, sources of nutrients in animal feed, and how each nutrient is used by animals

Subject:
Nutrition
Zoology
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Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/14/2021
Basic Plant Nutrition
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Learners will be able to (a) list and categorize the essential plant nutrients, (b) describe primary nutrients functions, and (c) identify symptoms of primary nutrient deficiency in plants

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/14/2021
Beyond Happiness: Flourishing
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This open short course is offered through Oregon State University (OSU) Open Oregon State. The learning modules in this short course are open, self-study learning modules with no live instructor, facilitator, or enrollment requirements, as these self-paced modules are made publicly visible (student data will remain private) in Canvas. Modules include mental health and well-being, purpose(career) well-being, mindset, personal strengths, and mindfulness meditation

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Michele Ribeiro
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
06/03/2021
Changes in Science Education
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Providing an overview of current issues in UK science education, this unit examines what type of science the curriculum should cover and for what purpose. The unit will introduce you to practical problems in the delivery of an effective science curriculum, and particular questions at all three educational tiers - primary, secondary and tertiary - will be touched on.

Subject:
Education
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
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The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
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What does Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus tell us about the author and the time at which the play was written?This unit will help you to discover the intricacies of the play and recognise how a knowledge of the historical and political background of the time can lead to a very different understanding of the author's intended meaning.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
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The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Colorblind racism
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Students will define colorblind racism; identify the four frames through which colorblind racism operates; discern the effects of colorblindness in practice-particularly its negative aspects; and identify alternatives to colorblindness

Subject:
Political Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/19/2021
Creating Open Educational Resources
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Are you interested in creating your own open educational resources? This unit will help you to write a learning unit and provide you with links to various resources for open-learning materials. You will learn about the different purposes of self-instruction and receive advice about the techniques and strategies to help the learner.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
DNA and the end replication problem
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This activity will help students understand how the enzyme telomerase works to solve the "end replication problem."

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/18/2021
Developing Reading Skills in Relation to the Social Sciences
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Have you ever wondered what skills are needed to get the most out of reading social science materials? This unit looks at how reading skills are developed and provides three questions that should be kept in mind when working through Social Science texts and extracts.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Diversity and Difference in Communication
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Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This text explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
LibreTexts
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
12/25/2021
From Sound to Meaning: Hearing, Speech and Language
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Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to identify the processes in the brain that are related to understanding language. This unit looks at how language is understood by taking an interdisciplinary approach.

Subject:
Linguistics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Information Technology: A New Era?
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Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This unit looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Integrated Pest Management
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Learners will be able to 1) describe different integrated pest management techniques for controlling agricultural pests and 2) identify environmental/economical advantages and disadvantages of different pest management methods

Subject:
Agriculture
Botany
Material Type:
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/18/2021
Interprofessional Teamwork in Healthcare; Case Studies
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Students will be able to describe specific team-based actions and skills that empower healthcare providers to deliver participatory, patient/client-centered care

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/21/2021
Interprofessional Teamwork in Healthcare: Introduction  to Healthcare Professions
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Students will be able to describe the scope of practice, roles, and unique contributions of various health care professions.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/21/2021
Introducing Social Work Practice
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Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of"social work values' as well as the different approaches to social work and the skills involved.

Subject:
Social Work
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
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The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
MInds and Mental Phenomena: An Introduction
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This unit examines the philosophical questions surrounding the mind. You will examine how beliefs have changed over the centuries and be able to contrast the views of Descartes with more modern ideas.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
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The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
The MMR VAccine: Public Health, Private Fears
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A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this unit, we'll examine why this controversy took on such a life of its own and why parents still agonise about the vaccine.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
the Making of Individual Differences
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How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.

Subject:
Biology
Genetics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Oregon's Untold Stories: A Timeline Diversity at OSU and beyond
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An interactive timeline telling the historical stories, activism, and accomplishments of underserved and underrepresented communities at Oregon State University

Subject:
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/19/2021
Passive Sampling Device (PSD) Technologies
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Passive Sampling Device (PSD) Technologies provides an overview of personal passive sampling, the stationary air sampler as a research tool, and the water and sediment samplers as research tools.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
06/03/2021
Permaculture Design
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We have created this free collection of resources in an effort to share with the world the amazing potential for making positive change that Permaculture design has to offer. Permaculture design is a method of landscape planning that can be applied to anything, from a home garden or farm to a city block or entire village. Permaculture design is an ethically based, whole-systems design approach to create sustainable human settlements and institutions. Although rooted in horticulture and agriculture, permaculture design also touches on regional planning, ecology, animal husbandry, technology, architecture and international development.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Andrew Millison
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
06/03/2021
Plant Sexual Reproduction
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Learners will be able to explain the process of pollination and sexual reproduction of flowering plants

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/18/2021
Rights and Justice in International Relations
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Can the concept of human rights be applied across borders or are rights culturally specific? Is it realistic, or even desirable, to aim at an international system based on universal principles of justice? This unit takes a critical view of the assumption that"rights are a good thing' and looks at the problems that arise when they are applied in the international arena.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Social Construction and Social Constructionism
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Within the field of social sciences the terms social construction and social constructionism are frequently used, particularly in relation to social policy. This unit will enable you to achieve a greater definition and understanding of these terms.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Water crisis
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Students will explore the engineering challenges of providing access to clean water, identify the issues surrounding clean water, listen to experts, and learn about future work

Subject:
Engineering
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Module
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/19/2021
Weber towers: Social inequality
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A kind of graphic novel within a mobility table where students can explore processes of mobility, discrimination, privilege, and power -- whatever maintains, grows or reduces social inequality.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
Oregon State University
Author:
Austin Spaeth
Mark Edwards
Open Oregon State
Oregon State University
Date Added:
05/19/2021