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(2021 Revision) Chapter 1: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"User Requirements and Relational Databases" is (2021 Revised) Chapter 1 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design.

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Computer Science
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CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 2: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"The Physical Data Model" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 2 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 3: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"Distributed Database Design" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 3 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3504, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 4: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"Security" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 4 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 5: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"Query Processing and Performance" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 5 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3504, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 6: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"Transaction Management" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 6 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
(2021 Revision) Chapter 7: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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"Transactions and the Database Recovery" is (2021 Revision of) Chapter 7 of Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design.

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Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
ART 3164 (undergrad) / 7097G (graduate) Architecture and Urban Design in New York City (Simon)
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ART 3164 (undergrad) course will explore the history of architecture and urbanism in New York City from the colonial period through the present day. We will study well-known monuments along with lesser-known but important works, and consider the political, cultural, and economic factors that fueled the development of New York’s built environment. This course will situate the architecture of New York City within the broader discourse of American architectural history, and will examine the impact that New York had on nationwide architectural trends. Classroom lectures will be supplemented regularly with site visits across the city.

ART 7097 History of Architecture and Urbanism in New York City
This course will explore the history of architecture and urbanism in New York City from the colonial period through the present day. We will study well-known monuments along with lesser-known but important works, and consider the political, cultural, and economic factors that fueled the development of New York’s built environment. This course will situate the architecture of New York City within the broader discourse of American architectural history, and will examine the impact that New York had on nationwide architectural trends. Classroom lectures will be supplemented regularly with site visits across the city.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Bibliography
Homework/Assignment
Syllabus
Provider:
CUNY
Provider Set:
Brooklyn College
Author:
Amy Wolfe
Malka Simon
Date Added:
03/10/2021
Academic Interests, Career Choices and Job Opportunities
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This assignment is designed for students in First Year Seminar for Engineering and Computer Science. The main goal of the assignment is to introduce students to their major and stimulating their interests related to career choices and academics. This will give students a chance to develop integrative learning skills by making connections between their major and respective career opportunities. This assignment will use new features of ePortfolio to enhance student‰Ûªs creativity by customizing everything from background, photos, fonts, text, portfolio content etc. Instead of a uniform profile, each students‰Ûª page will reflect the distinct visual representation of their personality, brand, major, and career. Students will review their peers‰Ûª ePortfolios to provide constructive feedback. The ePortfolio page will later be deposited once approved by the faculty.

Subject:
Computer Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
LaGuardia Community College
Author:
Khethavath, Praveenkumar
Pal, Doyel
Date Added:
08/01/2018
Accessibility Evaluation
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This activity guides students through the evaluation of a website that they have created to see if it is accessible for users with disabilities. Students will simulate a number of different disabilities (e.g. visual impairments, color blindness, auditory impairments, motor impairments) to see if their website is accessible; they will also use automated W3 and WAVE tools to evaluate their sites. Students will consider the needs of users with disabilities by creating a persona and scenario of a user with disabilities interacting with their site. Finally, students will write up recommendations to change their site and implement the changes.

Subject:
Computer Science
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Brooklyn College
Author:
Kletenik, Devorah
Date Added:
01/01/2020
Accessibility: the Whys and the Hows
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This presentation introduces Computer Science students to the notion of accessibility: developing software for people with disabilities. This lesson provides a discussion of why accessibility is important (including the legal, societal and ethical benefits) as well as an overview of different types of impairments (visual, auditory, motor, neurological/cognitive) and how developers can make their software accessible to users with those disabilities. This lesson includes videos and links to readings and tutorials for students.

Subject:
Computer Science
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Brooklyn College
Author:
Kletenik, Devorah
Date Added:
01/01/2020
Advanced Mechatronics
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Project-based course on the design of mechatronic devices to address needs identified by hospital-based clinicians and industry. Students work in teams to develop a mechatronic prototype. The lectures will cover the design of medical devices and robotics including sensors, actuators, and robots. The students will communicate with customers to understand design needs, then conduct study on prior art, intellectual property, due diligence, and idea conceptualization. Students will present ideas in class and to a broad audience from local industry. Students will also write a publication-quality final report, which they will be encouraged for publication submission.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Manufacturing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
City College
Author:
Su, Hao
Date Added:
04/01/2020
Air Pollution [Liberal Arts: Math and Science/Natural Science]
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This assignment was designed for students in the pathways introductory chemistry class and the first year seminar and aligns with the Inquiry and Problem Solving core competency. In this context, there is a focus on framing the issues (identifies and/or addresses questions and problems), evidence gathering (assembles, reviews and synthesizes evidence from several diverse sources), evidence (analyze the data to address the questions posed) and conclusions (critical thinking, reflect on the outcomes, draw conclusions and generate new knowledge). There is also a Global Learning component based on comparing data collected locally with corresponding data from other locations or countries. The assignment includes the written communication ability with a focus on "Content Development and Organization," as well as the clarity of the communication and its purpose. The overall aim of this assignment is to enhance students' conceptual learning and understanding of key issues related to society as well as their course. This assignment was developed as part of a LaGuardia Global Learning mini-grant and CUNY Experiential Learning and Research in the Classroom mini-grants.
The assignment will be scaffolded over about 3 weeks and is worth about 10% of the final grade.
To further increase the success of this assignment, instructors might want to consider the following: Use class discussions to focus on the relevance and importance of conceptual learning. In order to improve the data analysis aspect, incorporating class demonstrations of how to conduct the analysis and guide discussions about what the data means. Giving students more detailed rubrics with formal expectations of the requirements of the assignments, particularly in the written format Find ways to increase student participation in class discussions.
When this assignment has been utilized in previous semesters, students clearly displayed the capability to relate the co-curricular experiences in the data collection and its analysis to concepts and ideas covered during class. Evidence for this came from very dynamic and interactive class discussions based on air pollution as well as from the output of the written assignment, in which students were able to relate the nature, sources and chemical properties of the pollutants to their impact on the environment, health and society in general.
LaGuardia's Core Competencies and Communication Abilities
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Global Learning based on comparing pollutant levels around the LaGuardia campus with those in other locations or countries. It is also an IPS assignment, incorporating scientific literacy and thinking, as students need to analyze the data, interpret it and reflect on the outcomes.
List the Student Learning Objective(s) that this assignment targets
Identify and apply fundamental chemical concepts and methods. Gather, analyze, and interpret data.
List the Course Objectives(s) that this assignment targets
Explore the complex connections between chemistry and society. Apply chemical principles to real world issues, including ethical aspects. Gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Write a short description of the pedagogy involved in executing this assignment
Students collect and analyze the data, interpret the results in terms of pollution levels, safety and ethics and compare with EPA standard levels and with levels in other countries.
Outside the classroom events will be organized for data collection. There will be class and group-based discussions focused on the data, its analysis and the connections to society.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Biology
Statistics and Probability
Chemistry
Physical Geography
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
LaGuardia Community College
Author:
Alberts, Ian
Date Added:
10/01/2018
Analog and Digital Telephony
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This course is an introduction to modern telephone networks and interfaces. Telephone sets, the central office and the Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN) are discussed in detail. Private Branch Exchanges (PBX) and public switches, both digital and analog, are discussed, with emphasis on features, signaling and technology. Concludes with the transmission of audio signals through different networks. Laboratory experiments supplement the course and expose students to the fundamentals of telephony.

Subject:
Engineering
Electronic Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
CUNY
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology
Author:
Zory Marantz
Date Added:
12/10/2018
Animal-human Vocabulary Builder
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The assignment helps students individually build a usable, expanding vocabulary of terms and concepts, enabling each to further contribute to the ongoing, evolving written, oral, and visual conversations centered on the use of and thought about animals for food, clothing, work, entertainment, experimentation, imagery, and companionship.

Subject:
Environmental Studies
Arts and Humanities
Literature
History
Social Science
Anthropology
Psychology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
City College
Author:
Acocella, Domenick
Cordero, Rene
Date Added:
01/01/2021
The Anthropocene, Overview
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This presentation offers an overview of the developing concept of The Anthropocene -- a term coined to describe our current geological epoch, in which human impact on the planet will leave a permanent trace.

Subject:
Environmental Studies
Physical Geography
Social Science
Anthropology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Author:
schwartz, scott w
Date Added:
05/11/2017
Appendix: Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases
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Appendix 1. Case Studies for Essential Aspects of Physical Design and Implementation of Relational Databases, an open textbook for CST3604, Database Design. See attached files for additional appendices.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
New York City College of Technology (City Tech)
Author:
Malyuta, Tatiana
Satyanarayana, Ashwin
Date Added:
10/01/2021
Arecibo Message
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This two week assignment asks students to interpret and analyze the 1974 Arecibo Message sent by Drake and Sagan. Week 1 introduces the concepts behind the construction of the message and engages with a critical analysis of the architecture and the contents of the message. Week 2 asks students to develop software in a Jupyter Notebook (available for free from the Anaconda Python Distribution) to interpret messages that were similar to those produced by Drake and Sagan.

Subject:
Computer Science
Mathematics
Astronomy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
LaGuardia Community College
Author:
Tan, Joshua P
Date Added:
05/18/2019
Artist’s Tools: Reverse-Engineering of Prototypes
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Outputting the digital blueprint into a final fast prototype is important, but inputting a hand-made sculpture into the computer is as important in the creative process. There are many high-tech electronic devices that can help the artist generate form from his/her sculpture quickly. This process is called “reverse engineering of prototypes.” Touch Probes (Contact Method) The concept of the touch probe involves a measuring tip attached by several limbs with rotational joints. The design of the joints and limbs determines the reach of the touch probe. The measuring tip of the touch probe is used to measure the exact coordinates on the surface of the scanned object.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Material Type:
Reference
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
City College
Author:
Chang, Mi Tsung
Date Added:
05/25/2021
Assisting Nursing students in their development of empathy: a guide to fostering requisite skills for the art of empathetic communication
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This 7-week lesson plan is designed for use in clinical nursing courses. It is designed specifically for use by Nursing faculty teaching in the absence of state required patient facing clinical opportunity due to COVID restrictions. The lesson plan describes pedagogical techniques and provides video and education OER resources designed to help support the development of empathetic communication skills over 7 weeks. Refection and video debriefing techniques will be employed. Role play will culminate in the group presentation project of a brief video modeling effective therapeutic empathetic communication.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Communication
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
College of Staten Island
Author:
mee, susan
Date Added:
04/01/2021