Textbook for an Introduction to Anthropology course. Part I covers cultural anthropology and Part II covers biological anthropology.
Sections cover: Chemistry of Life; The Cell; Tissues: each of the systems of the body; the special senses. Includes lab manual.
Bronx Beautiful is one of the liberal arts capstone courses at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College and is limited to 20 students who have completed 42 credits or more. Capstone students have come a long way! This section of CAP 200 includes a service learning component, competencies designed to prepare students for additional schooling and/or their career, and emphasizes gathering, interpreting, and using data. This liberal arts capstone course engages students in an in-depth study of the Bronx and challenges them to question and re-evaluate their perceptions of the borough. Studying the Bronx from various disciplinary perspectives enables them to demonstrate and exercise their mastery of general education skills including but not limited to Critical Thinking, Written and Oral Communication, Information and Technology Literacy and Global and Diversity Awareness.
An adaptation based on chapters from the Saylor Foundation's Introductory Chemistry by David W. Ball. Chapters include: Measurements; Energy and Matter; Solids and Liquids; Atoms, Molecules, and Ions; Chemical Reactions and Equations; Stoichiometry and the Mole; Nuclear Chemistry; Chemical Bonds; Gases; Solutions; Acids and Bases; Chemical Equilibrium; and Organic Chemistry. Includes Labs.
Adaptation of Saylor Foundation's The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry by David W. Ball, John W. Hill, and Rhonda J. Scott. Chapters include: Organic Chemistry Review / Hydrocarbons; Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, Ethers; Aldehydes, Keytones; Carboxylic Acids, Esters; Amines and Amides; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Amino Acids; Proteins and Enzymes; Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis; and Metabolic Pathways and Energy Production.
Compilation of materials for a course in our Dental Hygiene program. Chapters include: Professionalism; Ethical Theory and Philosophy; Core Values and Ethical Principles; Decision Making; Patient Record and Informed Consent; Alternate Practice Models; Abuse; Jurisprudence; Legal and Ethical Concerns in Research; Business and Healthcare; Practice Management; Social Responsibility and Advocacy.
Compiled materials to support this Early Childhood Education course about teaching social studies at that level. Four modules include: Standards, Curriculum, Working with Students, and Embracing Multiple Perspectives. There's also a supplemental module on Community Studies with chapters from the Michigan Open Book Project's Community Studies by McAnn Bradford, Tami Cronce, Tamara Morris, Vicki Shearer, Carol Bacak-Egbo, and Annie McMahon-Whitlock.
Chapters derived from Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum (2nd Edition) by Molly Zhou and David Brown of Dalton State College, and arranged to support this Early Childhood Education course about teaching creative arts at that level. Three units include: Poetry, Music, and Art Appreciation.
Chapters derived from Music and the Child by Natalie Sarrazin of the College at Brockport, SUNY, and arranged to support this Early Childhood Education course about teaching music at that level. Chapters include: Perspectives and Approaches; Fundamentals and Educational Roots in the U.S.; Assessment and Learning Goals; Approaches to Music Education; Children Singing and Children's Songs; Creative Activity and Lesson Planning; Music and the Brain; Music in Early Childhood Development; Music and the Older Child; Children's Musical Play - Musicality and Creativity; Music and Inclusion; Music Integration; Musical Multiculturalism and Diversity.
Compiled to support a course on teaching math and science in Early Childhood Education. Chapters include: Early Learning; Math & Science Connections; Theory & Teacher Effectiveness; Special Needs; Standards & Assessment; Lesson Planning; Centers & Environment; Teaching Science Content; Teaching Math Content; and Hands-on Learning.
Compiled materials to support a field experience course in Early Childhood Education. Chapters include: Addressing Standards and Themes; Writing a Lesson Plan; Conducting an Observation; ePortfolio; Home-School Partnership; and Careers in Education and Selecting a Bachelor's Program in Education.
Materials compiled for an independent study course in Early Childhood Education. Chapters cover: speaking, reading, listening, and writing; assessing relevance and reliability of information/evidence; organizing, analyzing, evaluating, and treating information critically; applying evidence appropriately in a research paper; using scholarly sources in an analysis of pros and cons of current social and political issues in education.
Material primarily derived from the OpenStax textbook U.S. History created by P. Scott Corbett, Volker Janssen, John M. Lund, Todd Pfannestiel, Sylvie Waskiewicz, and Paul Vickery. Seventeen chapters, beginning with Reconstruction Era (1865-1877) and ending with The Conservative Turn: America from the 1980s to the Present.
Materials compiled for a course in community health and early childhood education. Four modules include: The State of Children's Health; Creating a Safe and Healthy Environment for Children; Child Nutrition; and Promoting Smart Living for Children in the Digital World.
Materials compiled for a Latin American Culture course on Caribbean society and culture. Seven units include: Pre-Colonial; Conquest and Genocide; Slaveholding System; Slavery & Capitalism; Caribbean Thinkers; Cold War & Development; Transnationalism and Diaspora.
Materials complied for a course in basic elementary algebra. This course provides the basic arithmetic skills that will be utilized in all subsequent mathematics and science courses. Topics: operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, proportion and percent, scientific notation, the metric system, word problems, and applications. Materials adapted from OER textbooks from College of Redwoods, OpenStax, and Saylor Academy.
Materials adapted for Introduction to Probability and Statistics courses. Chapters derived from OpenStax's Introductory Statistics, with senior contributing authors Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean from De Anza College. Significant adaptations include revising examples to reflect the experiences urban of community college students.
Precalculus: An Ivestigation of Functions. Chapters cover: Functions, Linear Functions, Polynormal and Rational Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Trigonometric Functions of Angles, Periodic Functions, Trigonometric Equations and Identities, Further Applications of Trigonometry, and Conics.
Materials compiled for an introduction to psychology course. Sections include: Introduction to Psychology; Psychological Research; Biopsychology; Sensation and Perception; States of Consciousness; Learning; Memory; Thinking and Intelligence; Lifespan Development; Emotion and Motivation; Stress, Lifestyle, and Health; Personality; Psychological Disorders; Therapy and Treatment; and Social Psychology.
Materials compiled for a course in abnormal psychology. Twelve chapters include: Overview of Abnormal Psychology; Diagnosis and Treatment; Assessment; Theoretical Perspectives; Disorders of Childhood; Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders; Mood Disorders; Anxiety; Eating Disorders; Substance Abuse & Addictive Behaviors; Neurocognitive Disorders; and Personality Disorders.