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Author(s): Elizabeth Catlos
The National Parks of the United States preserve our nation’s iconic landscapes and some of the finest examples of geologic heritage. From glaciers to caves, volcanoes to canyons, or mountains to coral reefs, the nation’s geologic features and landforms have been an important part of the American experience throughout its history. The geologic features found in our national parks are a testimony to the Earth’s complexity and dynamic nature; a planet that has been in a continuous state of change since its origin 4.6 billion years ago.
Author(s): Stephen K Valdez
Stephen Valdez’ A History of Rock Music, an online interactive course, encourages the reader to listen intelligently and selectively to the music with which most of us are familiar, yet about which we are curiously uninformed.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
Author(s): Rick Martinez, Gene Seelbach, Geoffre A. Seelbach
Statistics: An Animated Journey is a turn-key online course package that uses videos with animation to help students develop a basic understanding of statistical concepts and methods that are used in other disciplines. Statistics is a process that involves understanding types of data, representing data, analyzing data and using data to make predictions and decisions.
Author(s): Bruce Arai
Instructors of first-year experience and foundational courses feel a lot of pressure. They often face roomfuls of students with very different levels of preparation, and instructors are expected to get everyone up to standard. But how can they meet these expectations when we know that many of our students won’t even open the textbook or come to class?