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Actividades de práctica con aprendices del español
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Actividades de práctica con aprendices del español is an online corpus of videos of second language and heritage language learners of Spanish during oral interviews and provides supplemental activities to help viewers investigate learners’ language and proficiency levels.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Dale Koike
Date Added:
01/17/2017
The American Yawp
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The American Yawp constructs a coherent and accessible narrative from all the best of recent historical scholarship. Without losing sight of politics and power, it incorporates transnational perspectives, integrates diverse voices, recovers narratives of resistance, and explores the complex process of cultural creation. It looks for America in crowded slave cabins, bustling markets, congested tenements, and marbled halls. It navigates between maternity wards, prisons, streets, bars, and boardrooms. Whitman’s America, like ours, cut across the narrow boundaries that strangle many narratives. Balancing academic rigor with popular readability, The American Yawp offers a multi-layered, democratic alternative to the American past.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The American Yawp
Date Added:
07/08/2016
Argument & Critical Thinking
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In this learning area, you will learn how to develop an argumentative essay and stronger critical thinking skills. This learning area will help you develop your arguments, understand your audience, evaluate source material, approach arguments rhetorically, and avoid logical fallacies. Here, you’ll also learn about evaluating other arguments and creating digital writing projects related to your argument.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Excelsior College
Provider Set:
Excelsior College Online Writing Lab
Date Added:
11/06/2018
Bad Ideas About Writing
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Bad Ideas About Writing counters major myths about writing instruction. Inspired by the provocative science- and social-science-focused book This Idea Must Die and written for a general audience, the collection offers opinionated, research-based statements intended to spark debate and to offer a better way of teaching writing. Contributors, as scholars of rhetoric and composition, provide a snapshot of and antidotes to major myths in writing instruction. This collection is published in whole by the Digital Publishing Institute at WVU Libraries and in part by Inside Higher Ed.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
West Virginia University
Provider Set:
Open Access Textbooks
Author:
Cheryl E. Ball
Drew M. Loewe
Date Added:
01/01/2017
Bay College - HIST 211 - U.S. History to 1865
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Online OER text created for U.S. History to 1865 by Dr. June Klees for Bay College.

© 2017 Bay College and Content Creators. Except where otherwise noted this work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Bay College
Author:
Dr. June Klees
Date Added:
03/30/2017
Bay College - HIST 212 - U.S. History 1865 to Present
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Online OER text created for U.S. History 1865 to Present by Dr. June Klees for Bay College.

© 2017 Bay College and Content Creators. Except where otherwise noted this work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Bay College
Author:
Dr. June Klees
Date Added:
03/30/2017
Business Communication for Success
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Business Communication for Success (BCS) provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the study and application of written and oral business communication to serve both student and professor.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Provider Set:
University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Author:
Scott McLean
Date Added:
01/01/2010
Elementary Spanish - Level 1 - Lesson 1 - 18 Hola
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Technology Enhanced Elementary Spanish Program - TEESP
World Language Program
Introductory Course for Grades 1 – 6
2007 – 2010
Artwork for lessons created by Evelyn Schluckebier 2008, 2009.
All drawings are copyrighted 2008 with Creative Commons License. Drawings may be
shared but not sold, as long as any derivative works are also shared under a similar
license.
Project evaluation: Lisa Knoche, UNL Research Center

Project funded by Foreign Language Assistance Grant, 2007 - 2010
Program Information
The Technology Enhanced Elementary Spanish Program (TEESP) was a three-year
collaborative effort by ESU #16, ESU #15 and area schools. The program is funded by a
FLAP (Foreign Language Assistance Program) grant.
Project Information

The project design was developed by a team of high school Spanish teachers. Known
as the WLLC team (World Language Learning Community) team these teachers have
worked together for several years to improve the teaching strategies in language
education for area schools. They have all participated in various professional
development opportunities, including Teaching Proficiency through Reading and
Storytelling (TPRS) with Susan Gross and Karen Rowan, Comprehensible Input Reading
Strategies with Jason Fritze and Literacy Strategies delivered by staff from Nebraska
Department of Education, World Languages Department.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Author:
ESU Coordinating Council
NDE Digital Learning
Date Added:
09/26/2019
Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday (FLLITE)
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The FLLITE website contains a collection of lessons in second language literacy for various languages.

The website is the focal point of the FLLITE Project, which takes the creative moments found in everyday language use as the basis for lessons in second language literacy. By emphasizing language play as central to communication, FLLITE lessons aim to develop language awareness as well as communicative abilities through the integration of speaking, reading, listening, and writing tasks.

The goal of the FLLITE Project is the publication of classroom-tested lessons based on authentic texts in different languages, for example, blogs, Internet memes, YouTube videos, slam poetry, and so forth.

All FLLITE lessons carry an open license that allows you the teacher to…

…access, adapt, and re-use any lesson; and
…contribute a lesson for editorial feedback and publication.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Center for Educational Resources in Culture Language and Literacy (CERCLL)
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
Date Added:
04/19/2017
The Gordon State College Writing Handbook
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Members of the Gordon faculty have collaborated on the authorship of this guide, and it is targeted directly at Gordon students to help them with their writing across the GSC curriculum. This guide provides at least three distinct advantages over other guides: it is specifically targeted to Gordon State students, it covers writing across the whole curriculum, not just English; and it is free.

Many approaches to crafting this guide were entertained, but the authors decided that what students really want from a composition guide are practical examples of writing that they might actually encounter in their classroom experiences at Gordon. Many guides try to do this, but this guide uses real Gordon professors and real Gordon class assignments as a starting point. This results in what we feel is a substantial improvement over other available writing guides.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Mark King
Wesley Venus
Date Added:
03/19/2016
Heritage Spanish
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If you have found yourself searching for, adapting or creating materials for your heritage classes because of a lack of readily available commercial resources, this site is for you!

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
Date Added:
12/12/2016
History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877
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This textbook examines U.S. History from before European Contact through Reconstruction, while focusing on the people and their history. Prior to its publication, History in the Making underwent a rigorous double blind peer review, a process that involved over thirty scholars who reviewed the materially carefully, objectively, and candidly in order to ensure not only its scholarly integrity but also its high standard of quality. This book provides a strong emphasis on critical thinking about US History by providing several key features in each chapter. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help students to understand what they will learn in each chapter. Before You Move On sections at the end of each main section are designed to encourage students to reflect on important concepts and test their knowledge as they read. In addition, each chapter includes Critical Thinking Exercises that ask the student to deeply explore chapter content, Key Terms, and a Chronology of events.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Catherine Locks
Marie Lasseter
Pamela Roseman
Sarah Mergel
Tamara Spike
Date Added:
09/22/2013
Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning
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Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. Authored by four USG faculty members with advance degrees in the arts, this textbooks offers up-to-date original scholarship. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses.
Combining the best elements of both a traditional textbook and a reader, it introduces such issues in art as its meaning and purpose; its meaning and purpose; its structure, material, and form; and its diverse effects on our lives. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding the students’ educational experiences beyond the textbook. Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making it an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Jeffery LeMieux
Pamela Sachant
Peggy Blood
Rita Tekippe
Date Added:
09/22/2016
Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels (Spanish)
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Free practice modules for Spanish language educators
Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels is a free open educational resource that can help Spanish teachers gain a foundational understanding of how to evaluate Spanish speakers. The resource includes 17 video-based practice modules designed to strengthen your understanding of the ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines and to help you evaluate the speaking levels of your language students.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro
Date Added:
01/17/2017
An Introduction to Philosophy
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The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, my goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today. Later chapters are topically organized. These include philosophy of science and philosophy of mind, areas where philosophy has shown dramatic recent progress. This text concludes with four chapters on ethics, broadly construed. I cover traditional theories of right action in the third of these. Students are first invited first to think about what is good for themselves and their relationships in a chapter of love and happiness. Next a few meta-ethical issues are considered; namely, whether they are moral truths and if so what makes them so. The end of the ethics sequence addresses social justice, what it is for one’s community to be good. Our sphere of concern expands progressively through these chapters. Our inquiry recapitulates the course of development into moral maturity

Subject:
Philosophy
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Bellevue College
Author:
W. Russ Payne
Date Added:
08/29/2018
Modern Philosophy
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This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings. And I have added an introductory chapter (Chapter 0 – Minilogic and Glossary), designed to present the basic tools of philosophy and sketch some principles and positions. The immediate goal is to encourage students to grapple with the ideas rather than passing their eyes over the texts. This makes for a better classroom experience and permits higher-level discussions. Another goal is to encourage collaboration among instructors, as they revise and post their own versions of the book.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Philosophy
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Faculty Reviewed Open Textbooks
Author:
Dunn, Alexander
Ott, Walter
Date Added:
02/06/2015
Music: Its Language, History, and Culture
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Welcome to Music 1300, Music: Its Language History, and Culture. The course has a number of interrelated objectives:
1. To introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions.These include the repertoires of Western Europe from the Middle Agesthrough the present; of the United States, including art music, jazz, folk, rock, musical theater; and from at least two non-Western world areas (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Indian subcontinent).
2. To enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study,employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture, timbre,and form used by musicians.
3. To explore with you the historic, social, and cultural contexts and the role of class, ethnicity, and gender in the creation and performance of music,including practices of improvisation and the implications of oral andnotated transmission.
4. To acquaint you with the sources of musical sounds—instruments and voices fromdifferent cultures, found sounds, electronically generated sounds; basic principlesthat determine pitch and timbre.
5. To examine the influence of technology, mass media, globalization, and transnationalcurrents on the music of today.
The chapters in this reader contain definitions and explanations of musical terms and concepts,short essays on subjects related to music as a creative performing art, biographical sketchesof major figures in music, and historical and cultural background information on music fromdifferent periods and places.

Subject:
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Brooklyn College
Author:
Douglas Cohen
Date Added:
11/14/2018
The Originals: Classic Readings in Western Philosophy
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It is important for students not only to get an appreciation and understanding of philosophy but also to be exposed to the very words and ideas of those who have shaped our thinking over the centuries. Accordingly, the title of this collection hints at the facts that these readings are from the original sources and that these philosophers were the originators of many of the issues we still discuss today. Major areas of philosophy covered here are: Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Socio-Political Philosophy, and finally, Aesthetics.

Subject:
Philosophy
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Jeff McLaughlin
Date Added:
08/10/2018
Recorridos
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5.0 stars

COERLL has partnered with Rose Potter and Betsy Arnold to publish Recorridos-Don Quijote, a pair of openly-licensed books for the study of Cervantes’ Don Quijote in upper level Spanish courses, including AP. The student workbook, accessible online for free, deepens students’ understanding of the text through reading, pre-reading, and post-reading activities and glosses. The companion teacher support facilitates the teaching of Don Quijote through student-centered strategies and activities, historical and cultural information, quizzes, exams and more.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Betsy Arnold
Rose Potter
Date Added:
01/22/2018
Six Ways of Being Religious
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The book proposes the hypothesis that six generic ways of being religious may be found in any large-scale religious tradition such as Christianity or Buddhism or Islam or Hinduism: sacred rite, right action, devotion, shamanic mediation, mystical quest, and reasoned inquiry. These are recurrent ways in which, socially and individually, devout members of these traditions take up and appropriate their stories and symbols in order to draw near to, and come into right relationship with, what the traditions attest to be the ultimate reality.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Western Oregon University
Author:
Dale Cannon
Date Added:
11/14/2018
Sound Reasoning
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Sound Reasoning is a web-based, introductory music appreciation course. It offers a new approach to music appreciation for adults, focusing on style-independent concepts. While the course concentrates primarily on Western classical and modern music, the concepts that are introduced apply to music of any style or era. The goal of "Sound Reasoning" is to equip you with questions that you may ask of any piece of music, thereby creating a richer and more comprehensive understanding of music both familiar and unfamiliar. Here are some additional features of the course. "Sound Reasoning" is completely listening based. No ability to read music is required. The course assumes little or no musical background. A minimum of terminology is invoked. Musical examples are interpolated directly into the text. The course is interactive. A "listening gallery" with exercises follows each module, so that you may practice and refine your listening skills. The modules may be studied in sequence or individually. You may easily print a .pdf of any module. "Sound Reasoning" is designed as both a stand-alone, self-paced course as well as a supplement to existing university classes.

Subject:
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
Anthony Brandt
Robert McClure
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Spanish Heritage Language Professional Development Videos from COERLL
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These videos from COERLL's annual Heritage Spanish workshop address different topics in heritage teaching such as:

- Heritage language program development
- Open educational resources for heritage Spanish
- Basic sociolinguistic concepts for the Heritage Spanish classroom
- Spanish HL Learning and Teaching

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Date Added:
07/11/2019
SpinTX Video Archive
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The SpinTX video archive provides a convenient web interface to search hundreds of short video clips from the Spanish in Texas Corpus. The collection includes hundreds of video clips culled from interviews of native and heritage speakers of Spanish living in Texas. Each video is accompanied by synchronized closed captions and a transcript that has been annotated with thematic, grammatical, functional and metalinguistic information. All materials available on the site can be freely used, copied, and distributed under a Creative Commons license.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio
Barbara E. Bullock
Date Added:
01/17/2017
TEESP - Elementary Spanish Level 2 Lessons 19 - 40
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Technology Enhanced Elementary Spanish Program -
TEESP World Language Program Introductory Course for Grades 1 – 6 2007 – 2010
Artwork for lessons created by Evelyn Schluckebier 2008, 2009. All drawings are copyrighted 2008 with Creative Commons License. Drawings may be shared but not sold, as long as any derivative works are also shared under a similar license.

Project evaluation: Lisa Knoche, UNL Research Center Project funded by Foreign Language Assistance Grant, 2007 - 2010 Program Information The Technology Enhanced Elementary Spanish Program (TEESP) was a three-year collaborative effort by ESU #16, ESU #15 and area schools. The program is funded by a FLAP (Foreign Language Assistance Program) grant. Project Information The project design was developed by a team of high school Spanish teachers. Known as the WLLC team (World Language Learning Community) team these teachers have worked together for several years to improve the teaching strategies in language education for area schools. They have all participated in various professional development opportunities, including Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) with Susan Gross and Karen Rowan, Comprehensible Input Reading Strategies with Jason Fritze and Literacy Strategies delivered by staff from Nebraska Department of Education, World Languages Department.

Project funded by Foreign Language Assistance Grant, 2007 - 2010
Program Information
The Technology Enhanced Elementary Spanish Program (TEESP) was a three-year
collaborative effort by ESU #16, ESU #15 and area schools. The program is funded by a
FLAP (Foreign Language Assistance Program) grant.
Project Information

The project design was developed by a team of high school Spanish teachers. Known
as the WLLC team (World Language Learning Community) team these teachers have
worked together for several years to improve the teaching strategies in language
education for area schools. They have all participated in various professional
development opportunities, including Teaching Proficiency through Reading and
Storytelling (TPRS) with Susan Gross and Karen Rowan, Comprehensible Input Reading
Strategies with Jason Fritze and Literacy Strategies delivered by staff from Nebraska
Department of Education, World Languages Department.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Author:
NDE Digital Learning
Date Added:
07/15/2019
Tá Falado
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Tá Falado includes 46 podcast lessons on the pronunciation and grammar of Portuguese, specifically designed to help those who already speak Spanish. The lessons are built around Portuguese dialogs that are repeated in Spanish, providing a direct comparison of the two languages. All lessons include downloadable PDF files with the transcripts and notes, mp3 audio files, and blog discussions. Additionally all of the dialogs present cultural scenarios that illustrate differences between North American and Brazilian culture.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lecture
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Kelm
Orlando
Date Added:
01/17/2012
U.S. History
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U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience). U.S. History covers key forces that form the American experience, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Author:
John M. Lund
Paul Vickery
P. Scott Corbett
Sylvie Waskiewicz
Todd Pfannestiel
Volker Janssen
Date Added:
05/07/2014
Workplace Writing: A Handbook for Common Workplace Genres and Professional Writing
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This handbook is designed for a generalized business writing course that seeks to meet the needs of a variety of student majors and career interests. In it you will find: descriptions and discussions of common genres, both routine and formal, print and electronic, and in-class activities and sample assignments. You will also find commentary on how to adapt the writing process to the rhetorical constraints of a workplace as well as how to think about, conduct, and use research outside an academic setting. Throughout you will note a persistent emphasis on audience awareness and direct style.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
New Prairie Press
Author:
Anna Goins
Cheryl Rauh
Danielle Tarner
Daniel Von Holten
Date Added:
04/02/2016
World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500
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World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500. Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India’s Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Islam, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia.

It includes 350 high-quality images and maps, chronologies, and learning questions to help guide student learning. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding their educational experience beyond the textbook. It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making World History an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.

Subject:
Ancient History
World History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Andrew Reeves
Brian Parkinson
Charlotte Miller
Eugene Berger
George Israel
Nadejda Williams
Date Added:
09/22/2016