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Teach Astronomy

Teach Astronomy is an astronomy learning tool, intended either as a supplement for classroom instruction or for informal learners wanting to know more about the subject.

Status: Live|Last updated:November 5, 2021 2:34 PM
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Astronomy

Astronomy is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of one- or two-semester introductory astronomy courses. The book begins with relevant scientific fundamentals and progresses through an exploration of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. The Astronomy textbook builds student understanding through the use of relevant analogies, clear and non-technical explanations, and rich illustrations. Mathematics is included in a flexible manner to meet the needs of individual instructors.

Status: Live|Last updated:October 21, 2021 11:00 AM
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2016 Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey

This is the final version of the 2016 Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey. in 2016, the Office of Distance Learning and Student Services within the statewide Florida Virtual Campus conducted a Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey with more than 22,000 students of Florida’s public colleges and universities. The purpose of the 2016 Student Course Materials Survey was to identify: (1) The amount of money that Florida students spent on textbooks during the spring 2016 semester. (2) The frequency with which students buy textbooks that are not used, (3) How students are affected by the cost of textbooks. (4) Which study aids students perceive to be the most beneficial to their learning. (5) Identify any changes over time in student responses from previous iterations of the survey.

Status: Live|Last updated:October 14, 2021 11:58 AM
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The Forest of Rhetoric

This online rhetoric, provided by Dr. Gideon Burton of Brigham Young University, is a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric. Sometimes it is difficult to see the forest (the big picture) of rhetoric because of the trees (the hundreds of Greek and Latin terms naming figures of speech, etc.) within rhetoric. This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).

Status: Live|Last updated:October 7, 2021 1:48 PM
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LIS 2004: Introduction to Internet Research (2016)

<p>July 2016 LIS 2004, Introduction to Internet Research is a one-credit hour online course. The course focuses on methods of accessing information resources available through the Internet. Students will learn how to design effective search strategies, retrieve, evaluate, and cite Internet resources. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 License. Copyright © 1997-2016 Florida Community College, Learning Resources Standing Committee. Last revised July, 2016 by the LIS 2004 Course Revision Committee.</p>

Status: Live|Last updated:July 7, 2022 10:54 PM
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Engineering: An Introduction for High School

Provides background about ASU and CK-12's collaboration and the content development of this introductory engineering book.

Status: Live|Last updated:May 9, 2022 4:12 PM
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Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation

This book examines specific OER implementations through different lenses. The various chapters illuminate OER not from a theoretical perspective, but from rich case studies of OER as they are unfolding in different regions. The different units highlight policy issues and lessons relevant to a wide variety of stakeholders, including government decision-makers, education officials, post-secondary leaders, school and district administrators, and instructors and teachers

Status: Live|Last updated:April 19, 2022 10:27 AM
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All About Circuits, Vol.1: Direct Current (DC)

This free electrical engineering textbook provides a series of volumes covering electricity and electronics. The information provided is great for students, makers, and professionals who are looking to refresh or expand their knowledge in this field.

Status: Live|Last updated:April 19, 2022 10:23 AM
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Open Now: The USask Open Textbook Authoring Guide

This new OER (Open Educational Resource) authoring guidebook from the University of Saskatchewan features the open source Pressbook platform for adapting or authoring open textbooks.

Status: Live|Last updated:April 13, 2022 5:01 PM
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Electrically Controlled Systems

Electrically Controlled Systems playlist (50+ free online lectures). Used by Oregon community colleges for vocational training on introductory AC and DC circuitry

Status: Live|Last updated:April 12, 2022 4:32 PM
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