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Author(s): Han Liu
As the open education movement has been blooming for more than a decade in PK-12 education, digital media for teaching and learning manifested in OERs (Open Educational Resources) have increased exponentially in quantity, variety, and more pedagogically sound designs along with emerging cutting-edge technology. Teachers in early childhood education integrate digital media on a daily basis for their classroom instruction and assigned student learning activities at home or in other digital environments.
Author(s): Carl Campbell
Readers of Earth in Space and Time will become more critical interpreters of scientific ideas related to the Earth and will therefore make informed decisions in the future. The publication uses a “story book” format that starts at the beginning of everything and moves step-by-step to current times. Suitable for non-science majors who want to fulfill their science requirement, students will learn the integral role that earth science has in everything we produce, manufacture, and consume. The publication includes online resource links, figures, photos, and charts.
Author(s): ANDREW R. MCGLENN, Melanie C Healy
Creating a Healthy & Active Lifestyle Lab Manual is a wonderful text to use for any health and wellness lab. This manual is meant to be used in a participatory setting where instructors teach the exercise labs to all students. Creating a Healthy and Active Lifestyle encourages participants to simply move, and to move in a variety of ways: at home or at a fitness center, through strength, flexibility, mindfulness, cardiovascular workouts, and more.
Author(s): Melissa Gutschall
Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resources, study guides and experiential activities. Course management is made simple with organization, clarity, and the availability of resources in one document and student engagement is promoted with the use of hands-on activities and discussions.
Author(s): Amelia Cuomo, Pauline Gagnon, JOSEPH P. MONAGHAN
Theatre Arts: An Interdisciplinary Approach offers modules in four major categories: Ideas, Stories, Enactment and Realization. Within these categories, you will discover subtopics like creativity, actors and blocking. At first glance, there seems to be a wide variety of concepts listed under these categories. Some, like auditions and casting, are obviously part of creating theatre while others, such as gaming, might seem like distant relatives.
Author(s): Jude Thaddeus Socrates
Linear Algebra is a powerful tool that allows scientists to model physical phenomena and efficiently solve the systems of equations that arise from them. It is essential to almost every field of mathematics, such as geometry, topology, number theory, and abstract algebra. As such, it is not only computationally useful, with applications in data science, quantum mechanics, statistics, computer science, and all branches of engineering, but it also a great opportunity for the student to explore the beauty and elegance of mathematics.
Author(s): Crystal Etzel
How does one become a competent public speaker?
Public Speaking teachers have been asking this question for a very long time. There are many answers to this question. The answer this book chooses is The Progymnasmata.
Author(s): Yinong Chen
Introduction to Programming Languages: Programming in C, C++, Scheme, Prolog, C#, and Python takes a balanced approach to teaching programming paradigms, principles, and the language mechanisms while focusing on language constructs and programming skills. It is intended for a course where students have already completed a basic computer science course and have learned a high-level programming language like C, C++, or Java.
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Author(s): Frank Primiani
Processing the Law: A Holistic Approach uses the case study approach to teach textbook concepts. It gives students a total immersive experience in learning not only how the law functions in society, but also what it feels like to resolve a conflict or dispute in a work setting.