This open course with a new set of ancillary materials for OpenStax …
This open course with a new set of ancillary materials for OpenStax Chemistry was created under a Round Eleven Mini-Grant for Ancillary Materials Creation and Revision. The materials created in order to support faculty implementing OpenStax Psychology in the classroom include:
Lecture Slides Chapter Checklists Practice Problems Newly-Created Videos
Along with these resources, the open course also contains a laboratory section with new instructional videos, a laboratory notebook and a sample notebook with responses, and experiments for each course.
What is this course all about? To give you a basic level …
What is this course all about?
To give you a basic level of computer application literacy primarily, Spreadsheets, and database Excel
Gain an understanding of information competency, the Information Processing Cycle, Basic Components of the Personal Computer, and Technology used in the Workplace. Demonstrate the ability to Create and Edit Workbooks and Charts which utilize Functions and Formulas. Understand and applying the fundamental database concepts to spreadsheet development such as Importing, Creating Tables, Sorting and Filtering, and using Conditional Formatting. Use advanced spreadsheet concepts such as Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks, applying Advanced Functions, Setting Validation, and Protecting Workbooks. Develop an understanding and exposure to new and emerging technologies Gain the ability to serve as an informed purchaser of technology (personal, commercial) Prepare a capstone project which applies concepts and principles of course to a unique series of problems.
Included in the course are introductions to each lesson, lecture slides, videos, and problem questions. Topics include:
Types of Data Sampling Techniques Qualitative Data Frequency Distributions Descriptive Statistics Variation and Position Confidence Intervals Hypothesis Testing Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Linear Regression Variance ANOVA
Studying sports as social phenomena helps us understand the ways that social …
Studying sports as social phenomena helps us understand the ways that social class, gender, race and ethnicity, sexuality, and physical ability influence our everyday lives. Sports are also linked with the organization and dynamics of family life. Parents and educators see them as tools for teaching values to young people. Politicians often see them as vehicles for developing local and national identities, and corporations sponsor certain types of sports to market both products and ways of thinking about competition and consumption to people worldwide. Corporate executives now realize that sponsoring people’s pleasures (i.e., sporting events) produces support for their products. At the same time, most sports organizations seek corporate support to ensure their survival.
The benefits of physical activity and exercise are universally recognized—and have been …
The benefits of physical activity and exercise are universally recognized—and have been for far longer than one might think. Our Paleolithic ancestors regularly engaged in physical activity to survive. However, rather than chasing after a soccer ball to win a game or taking a leisurely stroll down a tree-lined path, they “worked out” by chasing after their next meal. For them, no exercise meant no food. How’s that for a health benefit?