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Confucianism Explained

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This video explains the teachings of Confucius. Education is the path to moral excellence, which is central to building a harmonious society. Education is a lifelong process and the purpose of learning is to acquire virtues.

Material Type: Lecture, Lesson, Module, Unit of Study

Author: Anupama Mande


SWOT Analysis

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The purpose of this lesson is to identify the components of a SWOT analysis. Students will be able to define each of the terms for SWOT with business setting in mind.  Once finished, students should be able to analyze a company and identify its SWOT components.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment

Author: Nichole Krager

Remote Learning Plan: Comparison and Discount Shopping Personal Finance

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This Remote Learning Plan was created by Taylor Shepard in collaboration with Andrew Easton as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for 9-12 Personal Finance students. Students will understand how to use discounts and taxes in comparison shopping. This Remote Learning Plan addresses the following NDE Standard: BMM.HS.5.12.c. It is expected that this Remote Learning Plan will take students 65 minutes to complete. Here is the direct link to the Google Doc:

Material Type: Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Taylor Shepard

Demand and Supply

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Since determinants of supply and demand other than the price of the goods in question are not explicitly represented in the supply-demand diagram, changes in the values of these variables are represented by moving the supply and demand curves (often described as "shifts" in the curves). By contrast, responses to changes in the price of the good are represented as movements along unchanged supply and demand curves.

Material Type: Diagram/Illustration, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Textbook

Authors: Mansi Mehta, Pooia Mehta

Solid State Physics

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In the electrical engineering, solid-state materials and the properties play an essential role. A thorough understanding of the physics of metals, insulators and semiconductor materials is essential for designing new electronic devices and circuits. After short introduction of the IC fabrication process, the course starts with the crystallography. This will be followed by the basic principle of the quantum mechanics, the sold-state physics, band-structure and the relation with electrical properties of the solid-state materials. When the material physics has been throughly understood, the physics of the semiconductor device follows quite naturally and can be understood quickly and efficiently. Study Goals: The student can 1) determine the crystal structure, the density of atoms and the Miller indices of a crystal, 2) apply Schrodinger's wave equation to various potential functions and derive a probability of finding electrons, 3) discuss the concept of energy band formation and difference of material properties in terms of the band, 4) derive the concentrations of electron and holes with a given temperature in terms of Fermi energy, and 5) can discuss drift, diffusion and scattering of carriers in a semiconductor under various temperature and impurity concentrations.

Material Type: Lecture Notes, Reading

Author: Dr. R. Ishihara

Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors

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Published by the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, the 600-page manual covers practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in agriculture. Units contain lecture outlines for instructors and detailed lecture outlines for students, field and laboratory demonstrations, assessment questions, and annotated resource lists. Although much of the material has been developed for field or garden demonstrations and skill building, most of the units can also be tailored to a classroom setting.The training manual is designed for a wide audience of those involved in teaching farming and gardening, including colleges and universities with programs in sustainable agriculture, student farms or gardens, and on-farm education programs; urban agriculture, community garden, and farm training programs; farms with internships or apprenticeships; agriculture extension stations; school gardening programs; organizations such as the Peace Corps, US AID, and other groups that provide international training in food growing and ecological growing methods; and master gardener programs.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lecture Notes, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Child Development: Parental Readiness

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For this lesson, you will be sharing the content in the powerpoint presentation entitled Parental Readiness.  Once the information has been presented, you will then give the students 2 assignment options. Option 1: Interview two groups of parents.  1 couple who has small children and 1 couple who has children that are teenagers or out of the home. Option 2: Create a presentation highlighting each student's priorities on parenting.  This presentation is titled "The type of Parent I Hope to be."This Lesson Aligns with Utah State Standards for Child Development: Strand 1, Standard 1

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Shanna Haws

Why I Should Use a Computer

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This motivational lesson about computers will help learners appreciate how using a computer can be of help to them personally and for school or work, and will provide a basic understanding of the parts of a computer and computer terminology. Learner Audience / Primary Users This lesson is intended for adults who have no background in or experience using computers, are at a 6th grade reading level, and need to understand why they should learn how to use a computer. and what a computer is and does. The lesson will be in a small group format. Having an available computer would provide an additional opportunity for demonstration, but is not necessary.

Material Type: Assessment, Diagram/Illustration, Reading, Simulation

Author: Denise Wunderlich

Combustion and Air Quality: Emissions Monitoring

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As a class, students use a low-cost air quality monitor (a rentable “Pod”) to measure the emissions from different vehicles. By applying the knowledge about combustion chemistry that they gain during the pre-activity reading (or lecture presentation, alternatively), students predict how the emissions from various vehicles will differ in terms of pollutants (CO2, VOCs and NO2), and explain why. After data collection, students examine the time series plots as a class—a chance to interpret the results and compare them to their predictions. Short online videos and a current event article help to highlight the real-world necessity of understanding and improving vehicle emissions. Numerous student handouts are provided. The activity content may be presented independently of its unit and without using an air quality monitor by analyzing provided sample data.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Ashley Collier, Ben Graves, Daniel Knight, Drew Meyers, Eric Ambos, Eric Lee, Erik Hotaling, Hanadi Adel Salamah, Joanna Gordon, Katya Hafich, Michael Hannigan, Nicholas VanderKolk, Olivia Cecil, Victoria Danner

Plagiarism Tutorial

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This tutorial is designed to challenge your understanding of plagiarism and the ethical use of sources in academic writing. You will see ten samples of source material and ten corresponding examples of student writing. It is up to you to determine if the student has used each source responsibly. At the end of this exercise, you will be asked to list three best practices for using sources responsibly. These rules and your results can be shared with your professor.

Material Type: Interactive, Lesson

Authors: Kevin Gilbertson, Kyle Denlinger

Mapping Your Research Ideas

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This quick, interactive tutorial will help students develop a general topic or idea into a set of exploratory research questions, as well as giving them some next steps in the process of developing a research question. Make sure there is a blank sheet of paper and a pen or pencil handy, and let's get started!

Material Type: Interactive, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: UCLA Library