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100 Ideas for Active Learning
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100 Ideas for Active Learning is a practical handbook to inspire innovative educational experiences. It is for educators and curriculum designers who wish to apply active learning tools and strategies in their own teaching and learning contexts. Effective learning happens through embodied experiences, when students are utilising all their senses - physical, mental, emotional, and social. In this book, practitioners from around the world have come together to author one hundred short chapters, each with an idea designed to help educators encourage their students to take an active learning approach to their studies.

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This is a practical handbook for educators and curriculum designers who wish to apply active learning tools and strategies in their own teaching and learning contexts. It contains short chapters under six themes: theory and curriculum design, inclusive communities, transferable skills, assessment and feedback, teaching strategies, digitally-enhanced learning. Practitioners from around the world offer ideas for those wishing to encourage students to take active learning approaches to their studies. Effective learning happens through embodied experiences; when students are applying all their senses, physical, mental, emotional and social.

The book is novel in its inception, scope and aims. Educationalists from across the world have come together to write about something they are passionate about and hope will improve teaching delivery, student learning experiences and assessment integrity for all. Dr Paolo Oprandi, University of Sussex

This book offers practical advice (supported by pedagogical theory) for implementing active learning techniques. It is a great resource for educationalists who are looking for fresh ideas, both in the classroom and online! Nayiri Keshishi, University of Surrey

This book is a must-have tool book for teachers looking to improve engagement and liven up their lessons. This book is recommended for teachers from all stages of their career, from an experienced educator who needs some refreshing to a beginner who requires easy-to-follow creative ideas to support them. What I love about this book is that it offers a diverse range of activities that cater for all subjects. It is also refreshing to have a book containing activities coming from educators across the world. Dr Shelini Surendran, University of Surrey

Produced by a globe-straddling team, this innovative volume was put together whilst authors were dealing with the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a testament to the editorial team, as well as individual authors. The diverse chapters it contains will provide inspiration for educators across disciplines far into the future. Peter Finn, Kingston University

For me, this has quickly become a go-to book for anything Active Learning, covering a myriad of examples and cases for various disciplines and areas of application, from assessment practice to inclusive practice, and will be of value to educationalists exploring active learning principles for the first time, to the veteran pedagogue looking for diverse inspiration. Matt East, Perlego

Word Count: 142064

ISBN: 9780995786271

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Education
Higher Education
Philosophy
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Sussex
Date Added:
07/20/2022
101 Open Stories
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Celebrating Open Community in the #YearofOpen

Word Count: 7407

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
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Textbook
Date Added:
02/08/2024
19th Century European Art History
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Short Histories of Major Art Movements and Select Artists from ART 305

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Part textbook, part shared knowledge, this book is the co-creation of the instructor and students of Red Deer Polytechnic's ART 305, 19th Century European Art History class.

Long Description:
What happens when a class shares their collective knowledge about their subject, rather than hiding it away and stuffing it down in individual memory? A textbook that is formed by the meeting of the minds!

As part of the ART 305 19th Century European Art History move to online during the pandemic, a collective project was born: creating a digital open-education resource, free to any who choose to access it, and a way for the individuals in class to be part of a greater community in an online learning environment.

With some chapters authored by the instructor of the class and others created by the students as a result of their term’s research, this text is a growing document that will encompass past, present, and future learners as their collective body of knowledge grows.

Within the parameters of 19th Century European Art History this text begins with the influence and beginnings of change during the Rococo era in France and progresses through time until the beginning of the 20th century. Each chapter marks a specific era or a specific artist and chapters are individually authored.

Word Count: 136177

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Subject:
Art History
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Textbook
Date Added:
01/01/2022
20th Century Costume Pattern Design
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Learn flat pattern techniques as they apply to the design of 20th century clothing.

Word Count: 1806

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Graphic Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Florida
Author:
Jennifer K. Smith
Date Added:
10/11/2021
360 Essentials: A Beginner's Guide to Immersive Video Storytelling
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Our objective with this resource is to walk you through the essential steps in creating compelling and engaging 360 video experiences. While some prior experience with photography or videography can help, the technology available now gives anybody the ability to produce this type of amazing content.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Ryerson University
Author:
Adrian Ma
Gary Gould
Joshua Cameron
Date Added:
06/08/2021
51 Bite-Size Lessons on Verbs
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The book addresses some of the most frequently occurring verb errors made by English as a Second Language (ESL) students.

Word Count: 13688

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Date Added:
01/01/2022
ADVANCING INDIGENOUS DATA SOVEREIGNTY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
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An exploration of practical research issues for social scientists

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Indigenous Data Sovereignty Workshop

Word Count: 14493

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Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Ethnic Studies
Information Science
Religious Studies
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Toronto Metropolitan University
Date Added:
05/31/2023
ADVANCING INDIGENOUS DATA SOVEREIGNTY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: WORKSHOPS
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Practical applications for social scientists

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Practical applications for social scientists

Word Count: 7124

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Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Ethnic Studies
Information Science
Religious Studies
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Toronto Metropolitan University
Date Added:
05/31/2023
Accelerated English
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Word Count: 79387

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Ashley Paul
Bunker Hill Community College
Date Added:
03/16/2017
Acceso
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Acceso is a complete, interactive curriculum for intermediate-level learners of Spanish. The materials on the site are provided freely to the public and are intended as a replacement for commercial textbooks, which are generally ill-suited to the learning outcomes now considered crucial to successful language study. These materials are supplemented by an online workbook built on the MySpanishLab platform of Pearson Education, Inc., as well as detailed lesson plans, rubrics for the evaluation of student work, and reliable instruments for measuring student progress and learning outcomes. Winner of 2012 Computer Assisted Language Consortium (CALICO) Focus Award

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CALICO Journal 29.2 (Jan 2012): 398-405.
Hispania 95.2 (June 2012): 365-366

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
University of Kansas
Author:
Amy Rossomondo et al.
Date Added:
08/31/2012
Actors and the Art of Performance
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Performance Philosophy is an emerging interdisciplinary field of thought, creative practice and scholarship. The Performance Philosophy book series comprises monographs and essay collections addressing the relationship between performance and philosophy within a broad range of philosophical traditions and performance practices, including drama, theatre, performance arts, dance, art and music. The series also includes studies of the performative aspects of life and, indeed, philosophy itself. As such, the series addresses the philosophy of performance as well as performance-as-philosophy and philosophy-as-performance.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
LibreTexts
Author:
Susanne Valerie Granzer
Date Added:
12/25/2021
Al-Kitaab Supplement (Review)
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This book is meant as a grammar supplement to the Al-Kitaab series. It has some dialogues of its own which can be accessed for free via the website located at the back of the book or via a CD available for purchase. It also includes lines for taking notes and for completing the exercises. This book was created in response to frustrations with working with the Al-Kitaab series and is not meant to stand alone; rather, it is meant to work side by side with Alif Baa and Al-Kitaab: Part One.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Textbook
Date Added:
09/24/2013
All The Arabic You Never Learned The First Time Around
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This book is intended for those who have already learned to read Arabic but are still struggling with the basics of Arabic grammar. The book moves from the very simple to the very complex, and includes examples and exercises in each chapter to reinforce learning. The key to the exercises is found in the back of the book. The book is difficult to find, as it was published at the Defense Language Institute. A free non-searchable PDF version is available through this site, and a searchable PDF is also available for purchase.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Defense Language Institute - Foreign Language Center
Author:
James Price
Date Added:
09/12/2013
American Encounters: Art, History, and Cultural Identity
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American Encounters provides a narrative of the history of American art that focuses on historical encounters among diverse cultures, upon broad structural transformations such as the rise of the middle classes and the emergence of consumer and mass culture, and on the fluid conversations between "high" art and vernacular expressions. The text emphasizes the intersections among cultures and populations, as well as the exchanges, borrowings, and appropriations that have enriched and vitalized our collective cultural heritage.

Subject:
Art History
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Washington University Libraries
Author:
Angela L Miller
Bryan J Wolf
Janet Catherine Berlo
Jennifer L Roberts
Date Added:
06/15/2022
American Literature I
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Abstract
American Literature I combines a textbook covering literary analysis and literary critical theory, basic research methods in the humanities, and a chronological reader of diverse selections in American Literature. The book begins with a focus on creation myths and Native American literature. Following this is a significant section on Romanticism. Also included are sections on literary nonfiction, writing about literature, early American and Puritan literature, and Herman Melville.

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Prior to my adaptation, this course was created from materials originally developed by the State Board of Community Technical Colleges (SBCTC) of Washington State. American Literature 1 is a modified version of the Lumen American Literature I text. The original version of this book was released under a CC-BY license and is copyright by Lumen Learning. The text is designed to accompany a separate novel such as Moby-Dick and contains supplemental resources for the teaching of American novels of this era. The changes to this book listed are released under a CC-BY-SA license and are copyright by Joshua Dickinson of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY.

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http://hdl.handle.net/1951/71297

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Assessment
Lecture Notes
Textbook
Author:
Joshua Dickinson
Date Added:
04/19/2021
American Literatures After 1865
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This work was created as part of the University Libraries’ Open Educational Resources Initiative at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

A web version of this text can be found at https://umsystem.pressbooks.pub/ala1865/.

This book is an anthology of American Literatures After 1865, a new revision of the open educational resource entitled Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865 to Present. It contains works that have been newly introduced to the public domain and provides direct links to reading materials that can be borrowed for free from Archive.org.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
University of Missouri St. Louis
Author:
Amy Berke
Doug Davis
Jordan Cofer
Robert Blei
Scott D. Peterson
Date Added:
02/04/2023
American Literatures Prior to 1865
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This work was created as part of the University Libraries’ Open Educational Resources Initiative at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

A web version of this text can be found at https://umsystem.pressbooks.pub/alpt1865/.

This anthology of American Literatures Prior to 1865, is organized chronologically into four units, focusing on Colonial Literature, Literature of Native American Perspectives and Discovery, Literature of Nineteenth Century Reform, and Literature of the New Nation. It includes introductions to the many authors included to enhance the reader's contextual understanding of the chosen texts. This anthology is essential reading for any student or scholar of Early American literature.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
University of Missouri St. Louis
Author:
Scott D. Peterson
Date Added:
08/30/2022
An American Playgoer at Home
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An American Playgoer at Home serves as a companion volume to An American Playgoer in London. It captures the author’s theatregoing on his home territory in Northampton and Amherst, Massachusetts, in Hartford, Connecticut, in New York City, and in other places in the USA and in Canada as well. As a companion volume it covers approximately the same period of roughly four decades, from the early 1970s into the second decade of the new century. Almost all of the reviews are of live theatre; a few are of films that have an important dramatic quality or are a film version of an existing play, as in the instance of O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Author:
Joseph Donohue
Date Added:
03/04/2021