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WebQuest: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall by The Presidential Timeline Project. In this WebQuest activity, students will answer questions about the Berlin Wall, create and answer their own questions about the Berlin Wall, and present their most important question to the class after examining the documents and pictures from the Presidential Timeline exhibit "Fall of the Berlin Wall". The resource supports student learning outcomes to:
• understand the significance of the Berlin Wall
• understand the complicated historical period of German reunification
• examine primary source documents
• evaluate historical incidents and decisions
• use evidence to support an argument


by Physical View of the NetworkHistory of the Internet by Melih Bilgil (2009). This YouTube video provides a brief history of the Internet beginning from the year1957. The video discusses time sharing, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, ARPNET, RAND, National Physical Laboratory, Cyclades, mainframe computers, etc.

 

Women's Health Case Study by Matthew Bartoli and Matthew Bartoli. This is a scenario involving women's health including multiple choice options for appropriate physical assessment, laboratory tests, nursing interventions, and medications.

Featured OGT+ Open Access Textbooks

ed psychologyEducational Psychology by Kelvin Seifert and Rosemary Sutton (2009). Contents: 1) The Changing Teaching Profession and You. 2) The Learning Process. 3) Student Development. 4) Student Diversity. 5) Students with Special Educational Needs. 6) Student Motivation. 7) Classroom Management and the Learning Environment. 8) Instructional Strategies. 9) Planning Instruction. 10) Teacher-Made Assessment Strategies. 11) Standardized and Other Formal Assessments. 12) The Nature of Classroom Communication. 13) The Reflective Practitioner. The author, Kelvin Seifert, maintains a wiki related to teaching with this text.

 

college algebraCollege Algebra by Carl Stitz and Jeff Zeager (August, 2009). Introductory text for college algebra survey course featuring worked examples. Contents: 1) Relations and Functions. 2) Linear and Quadratic Functions. 3) Polynomial Functions. 4) Rational Functions. 5) Further Topics in Functions. 6) Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 7) Hooked on Conics. 8) Systems of Equations and Matrices. 9) Sequences and the Binomial Theorem. Rated: 5 stars by reviewers.

 

collaborative statisticsCollaborative Statistics by Dr. Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. (2008). This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite. The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. The textbook contains full materials for course offerings, including expository text, examples, labs, homework, and projects. A Teacher’s Guide is currently available in print form and on the Connexions site at http://cnx.org/content/col10547/latest10. The on-line text meets the Section 508 standards for accessibility.

*** Ancillaries are also available through WebAssign (http://www.webassign.net/collaborativestatistics). WebAssign Content for the Collaborative Statistics project includes:

1. Approximately two thirds of the Homework problems from the text
2. Approximately one Lab from each chapter
3. Applicable sections of the text linked to individual questions
4. Video and web resources linked from each question
5. Tutorial items that interactively step students through problem-solving strategies

Featured Open Access Textbooks

ed technologyFirst developed in 2007, the Educational Technology Open source Textbook is continually being updated. This free online textbook provides an overview of educational technology. Contents: 1) Foundations of Educational Technology. 2) Technology for Meaningful Learning. 3) Information Literacy. 4) Software in Education. 5) Issues in Educational Technology. 6) Professional Development.