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Anaerobic infections
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3-part lecture series given at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology about infections with Gram-negative obligate anaerobes

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Biology
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Carly Engleberg
Corporate Finance for Health Care Administrators
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HMP 607 is the third in a three-course sequence intended to impart to generalist administrators the knowledge of finance and accounting necessary to manage health care organizations. The first course, HMP 608, covers financial accounting. The second course, HMP 606, focuses on managerial accounting topics. This third course concentrates on corporate finance topics. It aims to impart an understanding of how finance theory and practice can inform the decision-making of the health care firm. As such, HMP 607 is most appropriately considered a corporate finance course, as opposed to a course in financial markets. In addition, it will integrate corporate finance and accounting theories, institutional knowledge of health care finance, and applications to specific problems.

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Business and Communication
Accounting
Finance
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Jack Wheeler
DataDive
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The A2DataDive assembled representatives from nonprofit organizations, U-M statistics and data sciences departments, and members of the community to collectively address the data analysis and visualization needs for area nonprofits and local organizations. Open.Michigan was one of the organizers of the A2DataDive, and worked with two School of Information graduate students to scope and implement the event. After identifying two organizations who had data needs:ŰÖFocus HopeŰÖand theŰÖAfrican Health OER Network, this joint community/university datadive took place over a weekend in February 2012 in North Quads space 2435, an adaptable space especially suited to collaborative, participatory work. The A2DataDive was a successful proof-of-concept for a joint collaboration between an academic institution and local organizations and businesses, and demonstrated that sharing skills and expertise to address a need is also a great way to help others.

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Computer Science
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Lecture
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Discussion Questions for Organizations Commencing OER Projects
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This one-sheet handout provides a list of six discussion questions to address at the initial planning stages for organizations interested in incorporating OER into their programs, grants, or activities. These questions are applicable to OER projects across academic disciplines and levels.

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Computer Science
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Reading
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Endocrine
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The Endocrine Sequence teaches the basic principles of hormone secretion and action and the clinical disorders which result from abnormalities of hormonal activity. Students are expected to be familiar with the functions of the endocrine glands, the structure, secretion and action of the important hormones, and the major clinical endocrine disorders. Emphasis will be placed on understanding pathophysiology and being able to use general principles in endocrine phsyiology (e.g. negative feedback) or in the management of endocrine disorders (e.g., insulin management) in consideration of specific circumstances and clinical cases.

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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Arno K. Kumagai
Thomas J. Giordano
Ethics and Information Technology
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Ethics and Information Technology focuses on the ethical dilemmas that exist where human beings, information objects, and social computing technologies interact. The course explores emerging ethical models from historical and cross-cultural perspectives and then applies these models to a variety of new and emerging technologies that are inherently social in their construction and use. Initial examples of issues that the course covers in discrete modules include: the integrity of digital content in a networked world; identity and avatars; and interpersonal engagement through online games and virtual environments. Students explore the technological underpinnings of associated technology systems, experiment with individual and group interaction with technologies, and examine the mechanics of ethical and unethical behaviors.

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Full Course
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Paul Conway
Handouts on Finding and Creating Open Content
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These 1 - 2 page handouts were developed by the University of Michigan Open Michigan initiative for faculty, researchers, and students interested in creating and finding open educational resources. This set includes:Open Educational Resources: Getting Started handoutHow to Create Open Content handoutFinding Open Content handoutThe handouts are available in PDF and Adobe InDesign formats.For up-to-date information, visit the Open Michigan Share page.

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Education
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Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
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Unit of Study
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Histology Laboratory Drawings
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The Histology Laboratory Drawings resource contains 104 hand drawn sketches by Dr. Christensen for the laboratory sessions he conducted in the Medical Histology Course for first year medical students. The drawings were done with felt markers on a white board in the lab during the morning of the day a particular topic was being studied in the course. When the laboratory session began, the drawings were briefly discussed, and they could be seen by the students throughout the laboratory period.You can view the drawings individually on flickr, or you can download the full collection of drawings by navigating to the materials tab.

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Information Science
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Diagram/Illustration
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
A. Kent Christensen
Human Growth and Development
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This course addresses essential learning outcomes in normal growth, development and nutrition across the lifespan, inclusive of aging. Its focus is on normal function rather than disease.

Includes lectures, handouts, schedules, and student notes.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Full Course
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Immunology
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This sequence explores the elements of innate and acquired immune defense mecahnisms, the cells involved, their development and maturation, and biomolecular cellular communication mechanisms required to successfully fight off infection.

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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Wesley Dunnick
Infectious Disease / Microbiology
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This sequence introduces students to medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and antimicrobial therapy, and focuses on pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of various infectious diseases.

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Biology
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Carol Kauffman
Donna Shewach
Michael Imperiale
Information Technology and Global Development
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This course will provide an intensive introduction to the field of information technology and global development, in its historical, policy, and design dimensions. Part One offers a comprehensive overview of key historical and contemporary debates, problems, and issues in international development. Part Two explores crucial information policy issues in developing country contexts, ranging from technology transfer, research and innovation systems, and intellectual property to telecommunications, wireless, and other critical infrastructure development. Part Three explores the growing ICT4D project literature, with special reference to programs and applications in the health, education, finance, governance, agriculture, and rural development sectors. Through readings, discussions, and course assignments, students will gain critical research and professional skills in the analysis and design of information policies, programs, and projects in a range of developing country settings. Through geographically focused project and discussion groups, students will also develop specific regional or country-level knowledge and experience.

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Finance
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Steven J. Jackson
Management of Libraries and Information Services
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SI 626 - Information practice demands knowledge of all aspects of management and service delivery. This course introduces selected theories, principles and techniques of contemporary management science, and organizational behavior and their application to libraries and information services. Students develop skills in planning, organizing, personnel management, financial management, leading, marketing, stakeholder management, and coordinating functions in libraries and information services. Students also have the opportunity to think critically about, and reflect upon, contemporary management practice in information organizations.Information professionals find that no matter whether they choose a career as a single entrepreneur, solo librarian, archivist, or whether they join a large organization, they become managers -- of themselves, of clients or staff, and sometimes of substantial systems and services.

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Arts and Humanities
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Tiffany Veinot
Open Pedagogy:  A New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning
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The main objective of this course is to explore and critique the role of an open pedagogy in education. Participants will develop an understanding of the concept of open and explore its application in, primarily, the context of educational environments as well as use and assess emerging learning technologies and social media. Participants will also learn about a variety of other initiatives and projects employing an open pedagogy, learn how to both identify and create open educational resources and develop a familiarity with the legal and policy considerations (e.g. copyright) surrounding the use and creation of open content. Through reading, writing, and sharing these writings, participants will make important contributions to the ongoing and exciting conversation around the future of teaching and learning.

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Education
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Garin Fons
Organic Chemistry of Macromolecules
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Chemistry 538 - Organic Chemistry of Macromolecules covers the preparation, reactions, and properties of high molecular weight polymeric materials of both natural and synthetic origin. As a part of this course, U-M students collaboratively created and edited€÷Wikipediaarticles. Student contributions can be found below, within the "Wikipedia Articles" section.

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Chemistry
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
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Open.Michigan
Author:
Anne McNeil
Physical Organic Chemistry
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Chemistry 540 - Physical Organic Chemistry covers the principles of chemical bonding, mechanisms of organic chemical reactions and stereochemistry. The important types of organic reactions are also discussed, with an emphasis on basic principles. As a part of this course, U-M students collaboratively created and editedWikipedia€÷articles. Student contributions can be found below, within the "Wikipedia Articles" section.

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Chemistry
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Full Course
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University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Anne McNeil
The Problem Solving Profile Evaluation/Assessment Tool
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The Problem Solving Profile is a tool to help evaluate and/or assess instructional projects or courses that may have technology components or are technology enabled.The Problem Solving Profile contains questionnaires of one page length, or a short web survey, that measures proclivities of problem solving styles that learners exhibit.This site contains PowerPoint presentations on the use of the Problem Solving Profile, sample Profiles, research papers on the use of the Problem Solving Profile and a Frequently Asked Question page (FAQ).The Problem Solving Profile has been used at the University of Michigan since the early 1990s and has been used for determining groups of learners problem solving profiles and then using the information to help modify and improve learning processes. It has been used in evaluating:Distance learning in business administrationTeacher education computer competenciesDistance learning in nursing and midwifery and Advanced research methods courses in designing evaluation for new technology in instruction

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Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Carl Berger
Renal
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The M2 Renal Sequence provides an overview of diseases of the kidney and urinary tract in a clinical setting and provides an introduction to the basic concepts about the area and tools you will need to continue learning about them in future years. The sequence consists of lectures, small group seminars, Clinicopathological Correlation Laboratories, and multidisciplinary conferences on end stage renal disease and organ procurement. Over twenty faculty members from Nephrology, Pathology, Urology, and Pharmacology will participate in the lectures, seminars, and Clinicopathological Correlation Laboratory sessions.

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Full Course
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Joel M. Weinberg
Paul D. Killen
Seminar on Digital Libraries
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SI 615 - This is a special topics seminar focusing on the current state of Ňdigital librariesÓ broadly defined. The seminar is multi-disciplinary in focus and in method, covering the history of the idea, its manifestation as projects and programs in academic, non-profit, and research settings, and the suite of policy issues that influence their development and growth. The concept of the digital library will serve as an intellectual construct within which to explore the related concepts of scholarly communication, digital preservation, cyberinfrastructure, representation, and information technology standards. Given the seminar format, students will be expected to master a diverse literature, to participate actively in the discussion of issues, and to take steps, collectively and individually, to advance our understanding of future directions of digital libraries.

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Literature
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Paul Conway