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21st Century Queer Fashion Brands
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In the early part of the 21st century, several LGBTQIA+ focused clothing brands emerged on the market. The purpose of this project is to document the history of each brand using the oral history method. We conducted oral histories with 24 brands with questions ranging from their own personal histories to how and why they started the brand. We are interested in the lives of the individuals who founded the brands in addition to the entire story of each brand from idea development to today so that way these stories can be a documented as an important part of fashion and retail history. We purposefully make these oral history transcripts available to the community in order to move research beyond the walls of the academy and make knowledge accessible to everyone.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
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Iowa State University
Author:
Dana Goodin
Kelly L. Reddy-Best
Kyra Streck
Date Added:
08/26/2021
Applied Industrial Electricity: Theory and Application
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This free electrical engineering/technology textbook provides a series of chapters covering electricity and electronics. The information provided is great for students, makers, and professionals who are looking for an application-centric coverage of this field.

Subject:
Engineering
Career and Technical Education
Electronic Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
John Haughery
Tony R Kuphaldt
Date Added:
02/05/2021
Biology 351 Anatomical Illustrations
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These anatomical illustrations were created by Biological and Pre-Medical Illustration (BPMI) students that had previously attended the course, BIOL351: Comparative Chordate Anatomy. The students worked closely with the lab instructor to develop detailed anatomical illustrations of the specimens studied in the lab, which allowed the students to showcase their work. The images were then incorporated in the lab handbook for the course and made more widely available as open educational resources.

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Anatomy/Physiology
Biology
Zoology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Corrina Most
Graham Hagan
Katherine Tran
Olivia Seweryn
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Case Study: Is it Time for an NPIP like Program for the US Pork Industry?
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The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) is an industry, state, and federal partnership that has long played a central role in bettering the health of US poultry and improving the competitiveness of the US poultry and egg industries.[1] The objective of this communication is to report the findings of a case study of the NPIP undertaken in 2018. The primary aims of the study included seeking a more in-depth understanding of the NPIP, clarifying how NPIP differs from and complements the Secure Food Supply Plans for the US poultry and egg industries, and assessing the needs and potential applications for establishing a similar program for the US pork industry (e.g., “US Swine Health Improvement Plan”).

Subject:
Agriculture
Nutrition
Zoology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
James Roth
Jeffrey Zimmerman
Kerry Leedom-Larson
Pamela Zaabel
Rodger Main
Date Added:
03/09/2020
Chemical Engineering Separations: A Handbook for Students
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Chemical Engineering Separations: A Handbook for Students is intended for use by undergraduate students who are taking a course in chemical engineering separations. The handbook assumes that students have taken one or two semesters of chemical engineering thermodynamics, one semester of heat and mass transfer, and one semester of computational methods for chemical engineering.

Subject:
Engineering
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Reading
Textbook
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Iowa State University
Author:
Laura Jarboe
Monica Lamm
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation: First Edition
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This e-book is intended to be used as a complementary resource for engineering measurements and instrumentation courses, at a junior engineering level.
If you have any comments or suggestions, please reach out to the author via email: reza@iastate.edu

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Reza Montazami
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: Cultivating Stakeholders for Special Events
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Cultivating stakeholders is a critical part of event management. This application activity covers the following four-stage process for involving stakeholders in an event: identification of stakeholders, classifying stakeholders, assessing stakeholders, and maintaining stakeholders. A case study is provided for students to apply to cultivating stakeholders in an industry example.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: Market Segmentation of Festival Attendees of an International Festival
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In the market segmentation of festival attendees’ application activity, students will review a mini-lecture material related to market segmentation, target marketing, and event positioning. Students will then apply the concepts of marketing segmentation, target marketing, and event positioning by analyzing data collected from an international music festival to establish the target market of the international music festival.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Olson Eric
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of Aspen Music Festival and School
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Risk management is a critical part of event management. This worksheet covers definitions of the key aspects of risk management and the steps taken by event management in creating a risk management plan. A case study is provided for students to apply the risk management process in an industry example.

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Business and Communication
Management
Marketing
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of International Front Runners
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Sponsorship management is activities that an event organization engages in to secure support from sponsors and manage the interests of sponsors at the event. The organizer and sponsor are jointly interested in successfully operating events for their mutual benefit. This section provides an overview of sponsorship management for events. The differences between sponsorship and advertising were compared for their strengths and weaknesses. The sponsorship management of a social event was discussed from the prospective from the perspective of organizers and sponsors. A case study on an LGBT+ event provided a case problem for how to construct a social media sponsorship package.

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Business and Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
Public Relations
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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Volunteer management is an integral part of any event that relies on volunteer contributions. Managing volunteers for events is related to three related domains: events, human resources, and volunteering. Each of the domains is discussed for its relation to volunteer management in the context of a sporting event. The practice of managing volunteers is considered in terms of its phases. A real-life case is provided so that students can apply their understandings of volunteer management in resolving the case problems.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Management
Public Relations
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of a Wedding
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Financial management helps an event planning operation to achieve a profitable future in the competitive business environment. Astute financial management involves securing, allocating and controlling financial resources held by the operation. Good budgeting practices ensure a successful outcome of an event that meets financial objectives. A real-life case study is provided for students to apply financial management principles.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Management
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Food Product Development Lab Manual
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A practical how-to illustrating the process of developing a new food product from ideation and formulation to processing and lastly commercialization. This book highlights the overall process and gives instructions for each of the steps along the way.

Subject:
Culinary Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Date Added:
08/30/2021
Genetics, Agriculture, and Biotechnology
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This textbook provides an introduction to plant genetics and biotechnology for the advancement of agriculture. A clear and structured introduction to the topic for learners new to the field of genetics, the book includes: an introduction to the life cycle of the cell, DNA and how it relates to genes and chromosomes, DNA analysis, recombinant DNA, biotechnology, and transmission genetics.

Subject:
Genetics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Donald Lee
Walter Suza
Date Added:
10/15/2021
A Guide to MATLAB for ME 160
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This textbook provides an introduction to the MATLAB programming language for first-year mechanical engineering students enrolled in ME 160. Designed to follow the content taught in class, this book provides a supplement to in-class learning that is presented at a level that is understandable to a student with no experience coding before coming to Iowa State University.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Austin Bray
Reza Montazami
Date Added:
06/18/2022
Humanizing Science through STEAM Challenges
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In a science methods course during the Covid19 pandemic, 51 future elementary teachers authored children's books and then read them aloud as part of a giving-back, service-learning activity as Open Educational Resources (OER). The 51 children's stories and their accompanying audiobooks aim to integrate STEM and the Arts to humanize science and scientific inquiry with history and philosophy of science in mind.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
E.J. Bahng
John M. Hauptman
Date Added:
11/18/2021
Individual and Family Development, Health, and Well-being
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This book provides an overview of lifespan developmental tasks (physical, cognitive, language, social, emotional) examined from individual and family theoretical perspectives. It covers topics related to families, diversity, individual and family health and well-being, and reciprocal relationships as affected by external factors.

Subject:
Biology
Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
diana lang
laura overstreet
lumen learning
nick cone
Date Added:
08/01/2022
Languages for Professions: Global Professionals
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Iowa State University's Languages and Cultures for the Professions (LCP) program allows students to pursue a professional track degree—in the College of Business, the College of Agriculture, or the College of Engineering—while at the same time pursuing a second major in their chosen language in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (within the Department of World Languages and Cultures). But, it’s not just a language that students enrolled in this program are learning. LCP students are gaining the skills to be successful cultural entrepreneurs; they are not only able to communicate in a second language, but they become culturally competent and develop the skills to succeed in multicultural and multilingual professional settings. In this video, LCP graduates and current students share what it means to them to be culturally competent global professionals.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Iowa State University
Megan Myers
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Languages for Professions: In the Workplace
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Iowa State University's Languages and Cultures for the Professions (LCP) program allows students to pursue a professional track degree—in the College of Business, the College of Agriculture, or the College of Engineering—while at the same time pursuing a second major in their chosen language in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (within the Department of World Languages and Cultures). But, it’s not just a language that students enrolled in this program are learning. LCP students are gaining the skills to be successful cultural entrepreneurs; they are not only able to communicate in a second language, but they become culturally competent and develop the skills to succeed in multicultural and multilingual professional settings. In this video, global professionals share about their current positions and workplace culture.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Iowa State University
Megan Myers
Date Added:
08/25/2021