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ACC Learn OER
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Austin Community College (ACC) Learn OER includes a series of self-paced online learning modules. The first nine modules will serve as an introduction to open educational resources (OER) and as an opportunity for further exploration and discovery of open education practices. The tenth module serves as a final assessment of your learning. Throughout the modules there are opportunities for you to test your knowledge and further explore a concept. The modules allow you to learn at your own pace. While you can follow the modules in any order, it is recommended that you start with Module 1 and progress through in order.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Module
Provider:
Austin Community College
Author:
Carrrie Gits
Jack O'Grady
Date Added:
01/10/2020
AP Environmental Science
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This course contains five projects, plus a course introduction and course closure, that are organized around the following question: “How can we rethink our use of the world’s resources?” Each project involves investigations of sustainability that help contextualize the content required by the new College Board course framework.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Lucas Education Research
Provider Set:
Sprocket
Date Added:
09/04/2019
AP U.S. Government & Politics
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This course contains five projects that are organized around the following question: “What is the proper role of government in a democracy?” Each project involves political simulations through which students take on roles that help contextualize the content required by the new College Board course framework.

Founders' Intent
Elections
Supreme Court
Congress
Government in Action

Openly licensed PDF unit plans of all the above units are available at this Sprocket Lucas Education Research Platform (scroll to bottom of web page).

Alternately, educators may sign up for free access to the online AP U.S. Government and Politics course that includes additional instructional supports:
https://sprocket.lucasedresearch.org/users/sprocket_access

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Lucas Education Research
Provider Set:
Sprocket
Author:
Knowledge in Action
University of Washington
Date Added:
09/11/2018
Anatomy and Physiology I
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Includes the study of the gross and microscopic structure of the systems of the human body with special emphasis on the relationship between structure and function. Integrates anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, the systems of the human body, and mechanisms responsible for homeostasis.

Subject:
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
03/31/2016
Animal Behaviour and Welfare MOOC
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CC BY-NC-SA
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Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals.

This is the On-Demand version of this course, which means you can start the course at any time and work through the course materials at your own pace. The materials and quizzes will always be available to you.

You can come and talk about the course on Twitter using the hashtag #EdAniWelf

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture
Provider:
University of Edinburgh
Date Added:
11/03/2015
Arabic I
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This is a textbook for beginning Arabic language learning. The textbook is divided into twelve lessons. Each lesson focuses on an activity and common theme to introduce the basics of Arabic. Each lesson starts with a short video, which you'll be asked to watch. To help you understand the video, each lesson also includes a transcript (in English), a list of vocabulary (with audio clips), and language and grammar notes.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Date Added:
06/04/2012
Art Appreciation and Techniques
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CC BY
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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 processes and thought. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: interpret examples of visual art using a five-step critical process that includes description, analysis, context, meaning, and judgment; identify and describe the elements and principles of art; use analytical skills to connect formal attributes of art with their meaning and expression; explain the role and effect of the visual arts in societies, history, and other world cultures; articulate the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic themes and issues that artists examine in their work; identify the processes and materials involved in art and architectural production; utilize information to locate, evaluate, and communicate information about visual art in its various forms. Note that this course is an alternative to the Saylor FoundationĺÎĺ_ĺĚĺ_s ARTH101A and has been developed through a partnership with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges; the Saylor Foundation has modified some WSBCTC materials. This free course may be completed online at any time. (Art History 101B)

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
World Cultures
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
04/16/2012
The Art of Decisionmaking Online Course for Teachers and Students
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CC BY-NC-ND
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If you look at what psychologists consider to be high-level stressors, you'll find a list of about 40 life events. We have no control over many of these events, but for more than half, we do. So much of our stress and success in life depends on the decisions we make. In this short course, your students will learn the economic underpinnings of the need to make decisions, why every decision bears a cost, and how to make informed decisions.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Beginning Algebra
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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4.0 stars

This course is also intended to provide the student with a strong foundation for intermediate algebra and beyond. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: simplify and solve linear equations and expressions including problems with absolute values and applications; solve linear inequalities; find equations of lines; and solve application problems; add, subtract, multiply, and divide various types of polynomials; factor polynomials, and simplify square roots; evaluate, simplify, multiply, divide, add, and subtract rational expressions, and solve basic applications of rational expressions. This free course may be completed online at any time. It has been developed through a partnership with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges; the Saylor Foundation has modified some WSBCTC materials. (Mathematics 001)

Subject:
Algebra
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
04/16/2012
BookSpring Weekly Themes: At-Home Learning
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BookSpring, a 45 year old early literacy non-profit in Austin Texas, is providing rich digital content base on its time-tested educator kits online for families through 52 Weekly Themes for ages 3-5 and 6-8. Each week, a new theme related to early childhood curriculum is released with a video prompt to activate prior knowledge from Bibi the Butterfly, followed with a series of curated digital books in browser-based and downloadable pdf form. These resources are followed with reflection questions, suggested follow up activities, and additional resources to extend the learning at home. The materials are offered under a Creative Commons By-Share Alike license and available in both Spanish and English. The themes start in August 2020 and are planned to be completed in August 2021, and will be sustained online indefinitely. Plans for Toddler units (24-36 months) and older children (9-12) are being considered for future development. No log in is required, but donations are welcome and eligible as charitable contributions for the U.S. IRS. Aligned to multiple subjects in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for grades K-3, as well as the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (not currently available on OER for alignment) https://tea.texas.gov/academics/early-childhood-education/texas-prekindergarten-guidelines

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
BookSpring
Date Added:
01/23/2021
Bootstrap: Data Science Pathway
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In Bootstrap:Data Science, students form their own questions about the world around them, analyze data using multiple methods, and write a research paper about their findings. The module covers functions, looping and iteration, data visualization, linear regression, and more. Social studies, science, and business teachers can utilize this module to help students make inferences from data. Math teachers can use this module to introduce foundational concepts in statistics, and it is aligned to state and national standards.

Subject:
Computer Science
Education
Mathematics
Statistics and Probability
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Data Set
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Ben Lerner
Dorai Sitaram
Emmanuel Schanzer
Emma Youndtsmith
Flannery Denny
Jennifer Poole
Joe Politz
Nancy Pfenning
Shriram Krishnamurthi
Date Added:
08/31/2020
Budgeting 101 Online Course for Teachers and Students
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CC BY-NC-ND
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Budgeting is the most basic and most important tool in anyone's financial toolbox. With this resource, students are given the hands-on opportunity to create budgets for fictional "Regan" during her sophomore year in nursing school, and, later, as a recent graduate with an apartment and a new car. Using either Microsoft® Excel or Google Docs, the students download our budgeting tool with space for their own budget, as well as the examples they created by establishing Regan's budget.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Build a Small Radar System Capable of Sensing Range, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory offers this 3-week course in the design, fabrication, and test of a laptop-based radar sensor capable of measuring Doppler, range, and forming synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images. You do not have to be a radar engineer but it helps if you are interested in any of the following; electronics, amateur radio, physics, or electromagnetics.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
High School Highlights
Author:
Alan Fenn
Gregory Charvat
Jeffrey Herd
Jonathan Williams
Steve Kogon
Date Added:
09/04/2019
Business Communication: Written & Verbal Presentation Skills
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This course allows students to develop effective written and verbal communication strategies specifically for the workplace. From idea gathering to drafting to delivery, this course will prepare students to effectively write, present, and communicate in a variety of methods and styles, tailored to professional audiences.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
03/31/2016
CCGPS Algebra 1
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CC BY-NC-SA
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Full course of Algebra 1 is presented online by Georgia Virtual Learning. Audio, video, text, games and activities are included to engage ninth grade students in learning.

Subject:
Algebra
Functions
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Reading
Provider:
Georgia Department of Education
Provider Set:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
08/02/2013
CGS 100 College Survival & Success
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Public Domain
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This is a college course for new students. This course uses an OER textbook available online or a low-cost print text. Topics covered are study strategies, time-management, test-taking strategies, student health, culture, college resources, and many more important topics for new college students to be successful. .

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Module
Author:
Peggy Bullock
Date Added:
05/26/2022
CHN101: Elementary Mandarin I (Polley)
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This course is designed for learners with no background in Chinese. It introduces basic structures of the Mandarin Chinese language with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students will gain these four skills in standard Mandarin Chinese, attaining approximately the Novice-High level on the ACTFL-ETS (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency scale. Topics of conversation include basic greetings, names, family, work, study, and hobbies.

Subject:
Languages
World Cultures
Linguistics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
LibreTexts
Author:
Carl Polley
Date Added:
05/05/2022
CHN102: Elementary Mandarin II (Polley)
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CHN 102 is a continuation of CHN 101. The four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in standard Mandarin Chinese are further developed. Students will gain these four skills, attaining approximately the Intermediate-low level on the ACTFL-ETS (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency scale. Topics of conversation include education, sports, entertainment, travel, and health.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

* Understand sentence length utterances which consist of recombination of learned utterances on a variety of topics. Content refer primarily to basic personal background and needs, social conversations and some complex tasks.
* Handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated task oriented and social functions. Can ask and answer questions participate in simple conversations on topics beyond the most immediate needs.
* Read consistently with increased understanding simple connected texts dealing with basic personal and social needs. Student will have sufficient comprehension to understand some authentic material as it reflects similarity to specially prepared material and/or to high frequency oral vocabulary and structure.
* Meet a number of practical writing needs. Can write short simple letters. Contents involves personal preference, daily routine, everyday events, and other topics grounded in personal experience. Evidence of control of the syntax of non-complex sentences. Can create a collection of sentences on a given topic.
* List some essential points of Chinese geography, society, and culture.

Subject:
Languages
World Cultures
Linguistics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
LibreTexts
Author:
Carl Polley
Date Added:
05/05/2022