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Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project that you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is very common, and the internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources, it's not too hard to avoid plagiarism.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
07/19/2013
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:
07/06/2018
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:
07/06/2018
Blueprint for Success in College and Career
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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:
07/06/2018
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Career Preparation - The Interview Assignment
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Students will interview a faculty member who teaches in a major of interest. The assignment assist students in developing rapport with faculty, creating questions that require in depth answers, and learning how to synthesize and summarize their major findings.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Primary Source
Author:
Christina Gabler
Date Added:
04/21/2020
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Cengage
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided. Full course offering available at https://www.cengage.com/c/opennow-college-success-1e-opennow-cengage

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Author:
Raed Hilmi
Date Added:
08/08/2019
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Cengage
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided. Full course offering available at https://www.cengage.com/c/opennow-college-success-1e-opennow-cengage

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Author:
Raed Hilmi
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Cengage OpenNow College Success Reading & Learning Objectives
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided. Full course offering available at https://www.cengage.com/c/opennow-college-success-1e-opennow-cengage

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Author:
OpenNow from Cengage
Date Added:
09/14/2018
The College Experience
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This three-credit course, required of all new students in the first-semester is designed to provide students with the necessary tools for academic success in all subject areas. Students will explore learning strategies in all subject areas through extensive reading, writing, and classroom discussions. The course will also promote awareness of academic and student support resources available at RCC. Cultural awareness and appreciation are woven into the course. This course satisfies the College Survival Seminar requirement.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Roxbury Community College
Author:
Autumn Haag
Jennie Thrash
Kevin Aylmer
Loretta Minor
Date Added:
05/15/2019
College Success Course (COLLG 110)
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This course is designed to equip you with the tools to succeed during your college career. Simply attending school for many years is no guarantee that you have a clear understanding of the specific strategies needed to get what you want out of college. This course will provide the opportunity for you to learn and practice methods that will assist you in identifying and reaching your academic and career goals.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Textbook
Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
10/31/2011
College Success- The Interview Assignment
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Students interview a faculty member who teaches in a major in which they are interested.  The assignment helps students become more familiar with the college, with the faculty, to develop summary and paraphrasing skills and to better know the best career path for them.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Alan Mitnick
Date Added:
07/11/2017
Remix
College Success- The Interview Assignment
Conditions of Use:
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Students will interview a faculty member who teaches in a major of interest. The assignment assist students in developing rapport with faculty, creating questions that require in depth answers, and learning how to synthesize and summarize their major findings.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Tyffany Dowd
Date Added:
05/06/2019
A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students
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A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OpenOregon
Author:
Alise Lamoreaux
Date Added:
06/14/2017
Introduction to Statistics (MATH 146)
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The main goal of the course is to highlight the general assumptions and methods that underlie all statistical analysis. The purpose is to get a good understanding of the scope, and the limitations of these methods. We also want to learn as much as possible about the assumptions behind the most common methods, in order to evaluate if they apply with reasonable accuracy to a given situation. Our goal is not so much learning bread and butter techniques: these are pre-programmed in widely available and used software, so much so that a mechanical acquisition of these techniques could be quickly done "on the job". What is more challenging is the evaluation of what the results of a statistical procedure really mean, how reliable they are in given circumstances, and what their limitations are.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Syllabus
Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
10/31/2011
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success
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This book was compiled and edited by Heather Syrett with assistance from Laura Lucas from the General Studies and Student Development Department at Austin Community College. It is maintained by Heather Syrett, Professor and Assistant Department Chair of General Studies and Student Development and Austin Community College. This free digital textbook serves as a companion to EDUC 1300/1200/1100 Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success at Austin Community College This book is an accessible and relevant way to explore the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation as well as factors that impact learning, and the presentation of specific learning strategies.

Subject:
Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Lumen Learning Basic Reading and Writing
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Basic Reading and Writing builds a solid foundation around core aspects of the writing process: critical reading; methodical writing; research and documentation; practical grammar and punctuation. An optional module introduces core principles for college success that help students understand and develop good habits to improve their performance in this and other college courses. As the first in a three-course sequence that culminates in Composition I (college-level composition), Basic Reading and Writing focuses on helping students identify and apply foundational concepts and skills in reading and writing. Course content may be used for standard instruction or diagnostically to discover and address gaps in student understanding/skill.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
08/29/2018
No Limits
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Student Success and First Year Experience are learning community courses at UTA that teach new students academic success skills to aid their transition to college. The goal of the courses is to help students identify their individual needs, determine what resources are appropriate, recognize the faculty role in their development, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience from campus to career. The courses will be taught by Peer Academic Leaders (PALs) and faculty, staff and/or graduate students to provide guidance, raise awareness and understanding of students' majors and help support collaborative and co-curricular opportunities available within the School/College. This open educational resource is the required textbook for both courses.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Texas at Arlington
Provider Set:
Mavs Open Press
Date Added:
05/02/2019
Pre-college English (ENGL L9Y)
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A course designed to improve the student's writing ability for entrance into ENGL 101. Coursework focuses on critical reading and analytic writing in response to readings, with emphasis on organization, unity, coherence, and adequate development; an introduction to the expository essays; and a review of the rules and conventions of standard written English.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
10/31/2011
Putting Information Together Tutorial
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If you consume a lot of information online (including blogs, articles, and other types of content), there may come a time when you want to put that information to use - perhaps in a blog post of your own, or a research paper for school. Before you dive in, take a moment to organize your thoughts, and maybe even examine your own thought process. You have to know how to put information together in order to use it effectively (and create something that you can be proud of). In this tutorial, we're going to discuss some advice that will help you do both.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
07/19/2013
Reading & Writing For Learning Course Materials
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
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Improves reading through work on vocabulary development, motor skills, comprehension and some reading rate improvement. Instruction includes sentence structure, paragraph and essay development, and written expression. Students can expect to increase working vocabulary and improve skills in basic communications.

Instructor guide: http://bit.ly/2oumRrX

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland Community College
Author:
Fran Bozarth
Date Added:
04/03/2017