This collective of videos provides quick prompts for literature responses to springboard students into analytical thinking so they can avoid merely summarizing the material. This approach involves breaking down aspects of the readings through the points of civics, science, and culture to better understand how each piece of literature might affect readers and the world around them.
Applying the International Classification of Functioning, Disability & Health: A Team-Based/Project Based Course for Undergraduate Students
This text is a complete team-based and project-based learning course focused on the application of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to unique groups of program clients and patients. It is designed to engage undergraduate students in exploration of the different facets of the ICF, in how the ICF differs from medical and social models because of these facets, and how each applies to, and ensures, an awareness of all of the ways in which health affects and is affected by peoples’ characteristics and environments. The text includes readings, digital links, readiness assurance elements, and guidelines for individual and team deliverables, but can also be used as a stand-alone text to provide a rich constructivist approach to understanding the structure of the ICF and how to use it for problem solving and decision-making with a patient/client population.
It is the author’s intention that the text be used as suits the instructor, and modified to fit the pre-professional or paraprofessional healthcare students being taught, so while case study examples for rehabilitation are include, the text will lend itself to any patient or client group.
The Art Appreciation course explores the world’s visual arts, focusing on the development of visual awareness, assessment, and appreciation by examining a variety of styles from various periods and cultures while emphasizing the development of a common visual language. The materials are meant to foster a broader understanding of the role of visual art in human culture and experience from the prehistoric through the contemporary.
This is an Open Educational Resource (OER), an openly licensed educational material designed to replace a traditional textbook. The course materials consist of 24 lessons each with a presentation, reading list, and/or sample assignment. For ease of adapting, materials are available as PDFs and Microsoft PowerPoint or Word documents.
For all intents and purposes, this show is the fourth edition of the textbook Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals by David Tarnoff. Since the first edition came out in 2005, the PDFs have been made free for download to anyone interested in computer organization. With the trend toward audio and video instructional material, it was time for an update.
The presentation of the material in this series will be similar to that of the original textbook. In the first third, we will discuss the mathematical foundation and design tools that address the digital nature of computers. This will include an introduction to the differences between the physical world and the digital world, how those differences affect the way the computer represents and manipulates data, and the use and design of digital logic and logic gates. In the second third, the fundamentals of the digital logic and design will be used to design common circuits such as binary adders, describe checksums and cyclic redundancy checks, network addressing, storage devices, and state machines. The final third will examine the top-level view of the computer. This will include a discussion of the memory hierarchy and its components, the components of a CPU, and maybe even a discussion of assembly language along with some examples.
Overview: Instructional materials for the course "ENGR 1110: Engineering Graphics" include videos, assignments, slides, and drawings on the following topics: engineering graphics and scales, orthographic views, isometric views, dimensioning, section views, AutoCAD, layers, colors, mirrors, fillet, arrays, chamfer, blocks, Fusion 360, sheet metal modeling, tracing, textures, lofting and more.
Keith Johnson and Mohammad Moin Uddin
Overview: Instructional materials for the course "ENTC 2160: Architectural CAD" include slides and videos demonstrating how to create CAD drawings and use CAD tools. Slides and videos cover the following topics: exterior walls, interior walls, doors, windows, dimensioning, linetypes, electrical, slab, stairs, hatching, fireplaces, and roofing.
Overview: Instructional materials for the course "ENTC 2170: Computer Aided Design and Drafting" include videos, assignments, slides, and drawings on the following topics: engineering graphics and scales, orthographic views, isometric views, dimensioning, section views, AutoCAD, layers, colors, mirrors, fillet, arrays, chamfer, blocks, Fusion 360, sheet metal modeling, tracing, textures, lofting and more.
This text is a compilation of lecture notes from pathophysiology courses I have taught over the last ten years. The goal of the text is to equip future advanced practice nurses with knowledge of pathophysiology for common diseases and disorders they may encounter in the primary care setting.
East Tennessee State University
ETSU Social Work Policy Podcasts was created by the Department of of Social Work, College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences at East Tennessee State University.
Topics include policy environment, history of social welfare, making a difference in social work, race differences and economic oppression, racism in policy, policy analysis, women and policy, effective advocacy, macro social work, social work education and Sovereign Nations, Pisgah Legal Services, southern equality for the LGBTQ+ community, National Association of Social Workers (North Carolina), and environmental justice.
Guests include Stuart Clifton, Jessica Toft, Lacy Watson, Peter Stein, Amanda Greubel, Victor Manalo, Deborah Thibeault, Fischer Williams, Robin Merrell, Kristen Cole, Ivy Hill, Valerie Arendt, Kay Castillo, and Colleen Cummings Melton
The ETSU Guitar Project’s Open Education Resource (OER) site is a repository of shareable files developed and used in the design & fabrication of electric and acoustic guitars. Begun in 2010, the ETSU Guitar Building Program is affiliated with the NSF-sponsored, national STEM Guitar Project to increase student engagement in the STEM disciplines from K-12 to Higher Ed. Guitar design, prototyping & build activities in the ENTC 3600 Manufacturing Technologies course use a hands-on mix of 2D CADD, 3D modeling, traditional woodworking, CNC routing and laser etching operations in a custom shop-type environment to create unique electric solid body and semi-hollow body electric guitars. Beginning in 2019, the Engineering Technology program faculty began partnering with faculty in ETSU’s groundbreaking Department of Bluegrass, Old Time, and Roots Music Studies program in building acoustic instruments. Designs of common and specialty acoustic instrument building including luthiers’ tooling, molds, templates, jigs and fixtures as well as alternative bracing are available from this repository.
The Principles of Digital Animation course provides students with an awareness of animation and other 3D industries, as well as preliminary hands-on experience in animation production. This is a collection of openly licensed videos created by Gregory Marlow for the Principles of Digital Animation course taught during the Fall 2019 semester. For ease of adopting and adapting, the streaming version is embedded for each video and the original video and subtitle files are available to download.
Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration for Undergraduates: 1st Edition With Applications in Excel
Wesley Wehde, Tracey Bark, Hank Jenkins-Smith, Joseph Ripberger, Gary Copeland, Matthew Nowlin, Tyler Hughes, Aaron Fister, and Josie Davis
Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration for Undergraduates: 1st Edition With Applications in Excel is an adaption of Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration (With Applications in R).
The focus of this book is on using quantitative research methods to test hypotheses and build theory in political science, public policy and public administration. This new version is designed specifically for undergraduate courses. It omits large portions of the original text that focused on calculus and linear algebra, expands and reorganizes the content on the software system by shifting to Excel and includes guided study questions at the end of each chapter.
Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration for Undergraduates: 1st Edition With Applications in R
Wesley Wehde, Hank Jenkins-Smith, Joseph Ripberger, Gary Copeland, Matthew Nowlin, Tyler Hughes, Aaron Fister, and Josie Davis
Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration for Undergraduates: 1st Edition With Applications in R is an adaption of Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration (With Applications in R).
The focus of this book is on using quantitative research methods to test hypotheses and build theory in political science, public policy and public administration. This new version of the text omits large portions of the original text that focused on calculus and linear algebra, expands and reorganizes the content on the software system R and includes guided study questions at the end of each chapter.
Lori T. Meier
The materials in this OER collection are designed to complement the course, Social Studies Education in a Multicultural Society. This course, designed for senior-level students in an elementary education teacher preparation program, explores the foundations, themes, content, and pedagogies of elementary social studies education in a multicultural society. Presented as a series of video episodes, each episode focuses on a foundational element of social studies teaching and learning. From curriculum frameworks to national social studies publications to historical thinking to geographic awareness, each episode is meant to support the development of the elementary social studies teacher.
Alissa A. Lange, Laura Robertson, Jamie Price, and Amie Perry (Craven)
This Open Access Educational textbook, "Teaching Early and Elementary STEM", was written to support pre-service early childhood and elementary teachers in their journey to become facilitators of science, technology, engineering, and math, or “STEM,” and "integrated STEM" in their future classrooms. Students who read and use this text will deepen their understanding of “STEM” and “integrated STEM,” learn what early childhood and elementary students need to know and be able to do in relation to STEM, and understand ways to create activity plans and implement current research-based approaches to teaching and pedagogy. This text arose out of our Early/Elementary STEM Collaboration project, which started in 2017 with the intention of increasing the quality of teacher preparation in STEM across early childhood and elementary education. The team is composed of math and science education professors, classroom in-service teachers, and pre-service teachers in pre-school through fifth grade. We are driven by the values of collaboration, strengths-based approaches to teaching and learning, constructivist philosophy of teaching and learning, and applied STEM experiences to increase access and equity. Our model of preparing pre-service teachers has been published elsewhere in more detail (Robertson, Nivens, & Lange, 2019). We built this open access product to include the following: 1) completely new content that includes input from our team as well as examples of integrated STEM learning experiences; 2) adaptations of existing resources, and; 3) compilations of existing free resources (e.g., Next Generation Science Standards).
This collection of videos were created by Jonathan Taylor for THEA 4540 (Theatre Drawing and Rendering Techniques) and THEA 3330 (Scenic Design). The majority of the videos provide tutorials on using Vectorworks.
John Rankin and Constanze Weise
World History Since 1500: An Open and Free Textbook is designed to cover world history from 1500 to the present in 15 chapters. The OER-supported textbook can be downloaded as a pdf or viewed online. The textbook serves to weave insights from many perspectives into stories and narratives that will help students develop a framework to organize and connect ideas, geographical locations, and timelines allowing them to think critically and broadly about the world around them. In addition to helping students master the sequence and scope of world history from 1500, the textbook helps develop empathy for people who live and lived in different parts of the world and during different historical times leading to the creation of empathic and knowledgeable global citizens who are aware of and concerned about the world around them.