This book is used in Reach Higher, Oklahoma's adult degree completion program, for a course called Data Analysis & Interpretation. It provides basic statistics that can be used for organizational data analysis by individuals with managerial professional goals, while also teaching essential skills from Microsoft Excel commonly needed for data analysis. This book uses material from Lumen Learning's Boundless Statistics (Boundless Learning) and Excel for Decision Making from University of Houston Libraries (multiple authors).
Textbook for English Composition courses at Cameron University, including for Developmental Writing, Supplemental Writing Instruction, English Composition I, and English Composition II. Material covers basic writing skills and conventions of academic writing, as well as specific sections devoted to the major assignments in CU composition curriculum: narrative essays, critical thinking, rhetorical analysis, research and argumentation, and reflective writing. Includes student examples by winners of the CU Write essay contests.
Composition 1: Introduction to Academic Writing was created with the intention of providing a free, comprehensive Composition 1 textbook to the students of Connors State College in Oklahoma. This textbook is a compilation of several OER textbooks and resources with edits, revisions, and additions provided by Brittany Seay. This composition 1 textbook covers academic writing in its most basic definition.
Chapter 1 covers what is academic writing, who does it, and why
Chapter 2 covers the rhetorical modes used in academic writing
Chapter 3 covers rhetorical analysis
Chapter 4 covers the basic parts of a standard academic essay
Chapter 5 covers the academic argument
The last section of the book is a collection of 88 open essays
Composition 2: Research and Writing was created with the intention of providing a free, comprehensive Composition 2 textbook to the students of Connors State College in Oklahoma. This textbook is a compilation of several OER textbooks and resources with edits, revisions, and additions provided by Brittany Seay. This textbook focuses on the ins and outs of academic writing and research. It looks at the early stages of research from generating ideas and key term searches to creating projects that synthesize the information found from sources. This textbook also discusses academic writing with a particular focus on research writing.
Chapter 1 covers the idea behind research and why it is important
Chapter 2 covers finding and reading academic sources
Chapter 3 covers using the information found in academic sources
Chapter 4 covers putting together an academic research argument
This book serves as a companion to the Open Educational Resources: Basics & Beyond course hosted in the OCO Learning Portal. Guests may view the contents of the course, but Oklahoma faculty and staff are welcome to request an account to complete the course and earn digital credentials.
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Included H5P activities: 14
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