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Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project that you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is very common, and the internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources, it's not too hard to avoid plagiarism.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
07/19/2013
Blueprint for Success in College: Career Decision Making
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CC BY
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A college students' guide for career success, this free Open Educational Resource text focuses on major identification and career exploration.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/), is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint2/), and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies
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A free, Open Educational Resource, Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies is a students' guide for classroom success. This text, designed to show how to be successful in college focuses on study skills and time management.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint2/), is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/) and Time Management Strategies, and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Blueprint for Success in College and Career
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A free, Open Educational Resource, Blueprint for Success in College and Career is a students' guide for classroom and career success. This text, designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation focuses on study skills, time management, career exploration, health, and financial literacy.

The Blueprint for Success series comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College and Career, is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation. In addition, targeted sections on Study Skills and Time Management, and Career and Decision Making are available separately as Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint1/) and Time Management Strategies, and Blueprint for Success in Career Decision Making (https://press.rebus.community/blueprint3/).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Dave Dillon
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Career Preparation - The Interview Assignment
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CC BY
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Students will interview a faculty member who teaches in a major of interest. The assignment assist students in developing rapport with faculty, creating questions that require in depth answers, and learning how to synthesize and summarize their major findings.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Primary Source
Author:
Christina Gabler
Date Added:
04/21/2020
Cengage
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided. Full course offering available at https://www.cengage.com/c/opennow-college-success-1e-opennow-cengage

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Date Added:
10/15/2018
Cengage
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided. Full course offering available at https://www.cengage.com/c/opennow-college-success-1e-opennow-cengage

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Date Added:
10/16/2018
Cengage OpenNow College Success Reading & Learning Objectives
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CC BY
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Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Content is available in PDF and Open Document formats and is licensed CC BY. Learning Objectives also are provided.

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Date Added:
05/16/2018
College Success Skills
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CC BY
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This resource aims to gather tools, exercises, and skills for instructors to utilize in order to prepare students for college success. College preparation programs in high schools are also recommended to use these resources. 

Subject:
Higher Education
Psychology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Textbook
Author:
Xiao Kuang
Date Added:
11/05/2020
College Success Skills
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-SA
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This resource is designed for instructors to utilize in order to prepare students for college success. College preparation programs in high schools are also recommended to use these resources. 

Subject:
Higher Education
Psychology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Textbook
Author:
Xiao Kuang
Date Added:
11/03/2020
College Success- The Interview Assignment
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CC BY-NC
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Students interview a faculty member who teaches in a major in which they are interested.  The assignment helps students become more familiar with the college, with the faculty, to develop summary and paraphrasing skills and to better know the best career path for them.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Alan Mitnick
Date Added:
07/11/2017
College Success- The Interview Assignment
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
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Students will interview a faculty member who teaches in a major of interest. The assignment assist students in developing rapport with faculty, creating questions that require in depth answers, and learning how to synthesize and summarize their major findings.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Tyffany Dowd
Date Added:
05/06/2019
College Success for Newcomers
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CC BY-NC-SA
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The goal of this OER is to support newcomers to Canada who are entering college institutions. When international students come to Canada, not only must they learn the new content for their particular program, but they must also learn new behaviours, such as studying in a new language, adapting to new customs, and communicating in new ways. This OER is designed to provide newcomer students with the skills and strategies they will need to adapt successfully and fully integrate into the Canada college system.

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Campus Manitoba Pressbooks Network
Author:
Emilie Jackson
Rebecca Hiebert
Date Added:
07/13/2022
Counseling 110: College Success Skills
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Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational goals. Topics include academic learning strategies, college and life skills, diversity awareness and assessment of personal characteristics related to educational success. The role of race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation and age in higher education and personal identity is a central theme of the course.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Syllabus
Author:
Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)
Date Added:
08/27/2021
Course Redesign Plan
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CC BY
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CG 111A Study Skills for College Learning

Exploring College, College Resources, Learning Styles

Provides information, techniques, strategies and skills helpful in becoming more efficient in note taking, textbook reading, and taking exams. Includes identification of preferred learning style and development of skills in scheduling study time, library research, memory strategies and critical thinking.

Goal 1: Modify the adopted OER with additional learning materials to make it more customized for my specific course and learning objectives.

Goal 2: Transform the weekly “disposable assignment” to be more meaningful for student learning.

Goal 3: Re-design the final class project to be more inclusive of student experiences/voices/opinions, and eventually make this a “legacy project” to be shared with future class sections.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Beau Gilbert
Date Added:
01/25/2021
First Year Experience Textbook: You've Got This!
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This online book will not magically make a First Year Experience an easy one. Instead, we hope students gain the knowledge, skills, and motivation to move past challenges they encounter during their college journey.

The textbook covers:
-Nashville States's degrees and the careers they prepare you for.
-Academic and well-being support resources available to you at Nashville State.
-Discovering your own personal motivation, career goals, and academic goals that will guide your time at Nashville State

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Career and Technical Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Emily Bush
Eric Morgan
Marla Perry
Jessica Rabb
Date Added:
01/18/2022
Human Development: College Success Full Course
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Human Development: College Success Full Course

HD 100A

This course focuses on empowering students to create greater success in their academic, professional, and personal lives by developing a better understanding of themselves and their choices. Students will learn various approaches to making a smooth transition to college life; develop the ability to use MHCC information and resources; apply proven strategies for motivation, goal-setting and overcoming barriers; analyze their own self-awareness, habits and values; and create greater academic, professional, and personal success.

Learning Goals and Activities
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of: MHCC technologies, tools, information & resources; the benefits of higher education; community college culture; and opportunities for student involvement.
Develop and apply growth mindset strategies for success, including but not limited to: time management, the connection between academic planning and personal goals, financial management, developing interdependence, increasing self-awareness, and exploring personal barriers.

Subject:
Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Samantha Piers-VanderPloeg
Date Added:
04/20/2021
Improving Your Reading Comprehension in College Courses
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CC BY
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This resource provides a guided PowerPoint presentation and a guided activity for students to complete during class. Additional resources are provided.

Subject:
Higher Education
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Author:
Dr. Kristen Lawson
Dr. Margaret Mbindyo
Date Added:
01/20/2024
Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success
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This free digital textbook serves as a companion to EDUC 1300/1200/1100 Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success at Austin Community College. This book is an accessible and relevant way to explore the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation as well as factors that impact learning, and the presentation of specific learning strategies. This Open Educational Resource was remixed from a previous version found at https://courses.lumenlearning.com/austincc-learningframeworks/ by Heather Syrett and Laura Lucas. Senior Contributing Author and EditorHeather Syrett, Professor and Assistant Department ChairStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Contributing AuthorsPamela Askew, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeEduardo Garcia, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Edgar Granillo, Professor and Department ChairStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Laura Lucas, Former Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeMarcy May, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeTobin Quereau, Former Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community CollegeAmber Sarker, ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Paul Smith, Adjunct ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Eva Thomsen, Associate ProfessorStudent Development and General StudiesAustin Community College Suggested Attribution for Reuse;Syrett, H., et al. Learning Framework: Strategies for College Success. Provided by: Austin Community College. Located at: OERCommons, https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/8434. License: CC BY-NC-SA-4.0 Revised August 2020 (Chapters 1, 4, 6, 7, and 8), August 2021 (Chapters 2 and 15), August 2022 (Chapters 1, 3, and 16), August 2023 (Chapters 1, 16, and 17).

Subject:
Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Date Added:
07/06/2018