2021 Winter Equity and Open Ed

Human Development: College Success Full Course

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Human Development: College Success Full Course HD 100A This course focuses on empowering students to create greater success in their academic, professional, and personal lives by developing a better understanding of themselves and their choices. Students will learn various approaches to making a smooth transition to college life; develop the ability to use MHCC information and resources; apply proven strategies for motivation, goal-setting and overcoming barriers; analyze their own self-awareness, habits and values; and create greater academic, professional, and personal success. Learning Goals and Activities Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of: MHCC technologies, tools, information & resources; the benefits of higher education; community college culture; and opportunities for student involvement. Develop and apply growth mindset strategies for success, including but not limited to: time management, the connection between academic planning and personal goals, financial management, developing interdependence, increasing self-awareness, and exploring personal barriers.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Samantha Piers-VanderPloeg

Human Genetics Open Pedagogy Lesson Plan

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Human Genetics Open Pedagogy Lesson Plan BI 222 Human Genetics Description Presents the fundamentals of human genetics. Includes physical basis of inheritance, the mechanics of inheritance, probability, sex chromosomal abnormalities, autosomal anomalies, gene structure and function, molecular genetics, behavioral genetics, twinning and contemporary issues in human genetics.

Material Type: Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Michelle Huss

Political Science: U.S. Government Discussion Topics Which Incorporate "Lived Experience"

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Political Science: U.S. Government Discussion Topics Which Incorporate "Lived Experience" PS 201 U.S. Government Description Examines the development of constitutional traditions in the United States. Includes topics such as the Bill of Rights, interest groups, parties, and elections, as well as, the national institutions including the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of government. Course Outcomes 1. Communication 2. Community and Environmental Responsibility 3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 4. Cultural Awareness 5. Professional Competence 6. Self-Reflection

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Vicki Jeffries-Bilton

Principals of Biology: Identifying Organisms Using A Key, And Introduction To Phylogenies

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Principals of Biology: Identifying Organisms Using A Key, And Introduction To Phylogenies BI 212 Principles of Biology Description Includes inheritance, the genetic code, modern and classical genetics, evolution, diversity, and systematics. May include some dissection of plants and animals. The second course in a three-course sequence for students majoring in biology and the sciences, including pre-medical, pre-dental, chiropractic, pharmacy, and related fields

Material Type: Module, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Jan Just

Sign Language Interpretation Internship I:The Introspective Intern and Collective Digital Diary

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Sign Language Interpretation Internship I:The Introspective Intern and Collective Digital Diary ITP 283 Internship I Description Applies interpreting skills in college classrooms and community settings to gain practical experience as an interpreter under the supervision and guidance of professional interpreters

Material Type: Full Course, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Laurielle Aviles

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

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This module provides students with an introduction to disordered behaviors and mental illness. Students will identify social stigmas and stereotypes that are harmful and negatively impact how people with mental illness are treated as well as what approaches can positively impact people's views of mental illness.

Material Type: Module

Author: Stevy Scarbrough

Food and Nutrition: Personal Nutrition Unit

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Food and Nutrition: Personal Nutrition Unit FN 110 Personal Nutrition Description Explores personal food habits and beliefs. Emphasizes practical application of nutrition knowledge to enhance general health. Includes analyzing one's present diet and evaluating it according to latest nutritional guidelines. Covers basic nutrition and little or no science background is necessary to succeed.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Heather Garza

Beginner Adult ESOL Digital Literacy Course

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Beginner Adult ESOL Digital Literacy Course Appropriate for use in the following courses: ESOL 23: English Language Learning Lab ESOL 20: Level 2 Integrated Skills ESOL 30: Level 3 Integrated Skills ESOL 23 ESOL Language Learning Lab Description The ESOL Language Lab provides ESOL students with self-paced, individualized learning. The primary focus in the lab is on grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills related to the eight levels of the ESOL program curriculum. Multi-media/computer assisted instruction in addition to textbook and workbook assignments are used. Learning activities may be supplemented with one-on-one or small group tutoring. ESOL 20 Level 2 Integrated Skills Description Continues to develop beginning English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for adult learners in their roles as family and community members, workers, citizens and lifelong learners. Promotes the process of combining knowledge, skills, and problem-solving strategies. Second course in the eight-level ESOL sequence. ESOL 30 Level 3 Integrated Skills Description Develops high-beginning English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for adult learners in their roles as family and community members, workers, citizens and lifelong learners. Promotes the process of combining knowledge, skills, and problem-solving strategies. Third course in the eight-level ESOL sequence.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Julie Hastings

Book Marketing: OER Marketing Portfolio Assignment

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WR 563 002 BOOK MARKETING The objective of this course is to understand the role of marketing and publicity in book publishing, both traditional and self-publishing, and to obtain the necessary skills to position a title, create sales materials, and develop a marketing and publicity plan. Your goal is to end the course able to demonstrate skills in target audience analysis, copywriting, metadata management, author platform building, media and reviewer outreach, budgeting and scheduling, email and social media marketing, and metrics and analytics that are directly applicable to a career in book publishing. This OER Marketing Plan assignment was designed for Portland State University’s graduate Book Marketing course, a core class in the Masters of Book Publishing program curriculum. The class is a comprehensive introduction to professional book marketing, covering a variety of genres and markets including Open Education Resources and traditionally published textbooks. To meet the course’s learning objectives, students cumulatively build a marketing plan and supporting marketing and publicity materials for a book of their choice. This assignment is designed with open pedagogy in mind. Students work individually to achieve their learning outcomes and develop a portfolio to demonstrate book marketing proficiency with opportunities to engage with peers in brainstorming, knowledge-sharing, and peer-review. Students have the option to have their marketing plans and marketing and publicity materials included in an OER designed for OER creators and marketing and publishing students and professionals.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Corinne Gould

Sociology and Anthropology: NGOs and Humanitarianism Course

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Sociology and Anthropology: NGOs and Humanitarianism This course examines the history and politics of non-governmental organizations and humanitarian efforts on a global scale. The course comes from an anthropological perspective, but uses a variety of cross-disciplinary approaches and materials. SOAN 336 - Topics in Global/Local Interconnections Explores one contemporary issue or topic using a holistic approach. Students trace local-global connections and the structural effects of personal choices through community-based research and case studies. Examines relationships among socio-economic institutions, individual behaviors, and cultural values and assumptions. Emphasizes global awareness, social action, sustainable resource use, and social justice. May be applied to the International Studies major and minor.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Amber Reed

Business Administration: Case Studies in Corporate Sustainability Full Course

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Business Administration: Case Studies in Corporate Sustainability Full Course BA 490 - Case Studies in Corporate Sustainability Explores the concept of sustainability in business through examining numerous case studies in corporate sustainability from various perspectives - renewable energy, fair trade, alternative transportation, waste reduction, green building, localization, community finance, and other emerging sustainable business practices. The class explores how companies integrate sustainability into their strategies, operations, organizational culture, leadership, and branding. Companies include pioneering, large multinational, and local companies.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Pavlina McGrady

‌College‌ ‌Composition‌ ‌II:‌ ‌Argumentative‌ ‌Writing‌ Unit

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‌College‌ ‌Composition‌ ‌II:‌ ‌Argumentative‌ ‌Writing‌ Unit Social Annotation and Narrative Argument WR 122. College Composition II Written reasoning as a process of argument. Developing and supporting theses in response to complex questions. Attention to critical reading in academic setting. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Bjorn Smars

Education: Methods for Classroom Management Learning Objective Spreadsheet

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Education: Methods for Classroom Management Learning Objective Spreadsheet ED 450 Methods for Classroom Management Focuses on best practices that address age level educational issues. Topics covered enable early childhood, elementary, middle and high school teacher candidates to better serve the academic, social and emotional needs of their students. Required Course Objectives Develop and maintain a classroom that is based on mutual respect and positive behavior expectations. Recognize essential features of classroom organization and understand how the school environment affects student behavior. Be able to design, teach and adapt differentiated expectations and curriculum for all students to assure success for every learner. Recognize and be able to intervene prior to behavior escalation Understand how to facilitate the diffusion of student anger or frustration and to re-establish a relationship in the process. Monitor and take appropriate action when misbehavior occurs. Understand student’s rights through the examination of school, district and state policies.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Amanda Olsen

Education: Assessment, Data Literacy and Learning Course Materials

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Education: Assessment, Data Literacy and Learning Course Materials ED 649 Assessment, Data Literacy, and Learning Focus is on creating and selecting high quality assessments, integrating assessment practices and results into actions and planning, and building and enhancing data literacy skills related to assessment. Course Outcomes explain the historical foundations of assessment and data literacy in education explain the difference between assessment literacy and data literacy distinguish the purposes and forms of assessments for and of learning for different kinds of learning targets describe the relationship of assessment to curriculum and instruction apply strategies to construct valid and reliable assessments understand how to select appropriate assessment data analyze and synthesize assessment data for decision making purposes

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Alicia Wenzel