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200 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection Free textbooks (aka open textbooks) written by knowledgable scholars are a relatively new phenomenon. Below, find a meta list of 200 Free Textbooks, and check back often for new additions. Also see our online collection, 1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. UC Irvine, UCI Open How are people affected by overcrowding, traffic congestion, and noise? Why do people litter or vandalize their environments? How do buildings affect their occupants? Does the architectural design of apartment buildings influence patterns of neighboring and friendship formation? Open Source Physics Computational Resources for Teaching The OSP Collection provides curriculum resources that engage students in physics, computation, and computer modeling. Computational physics and computer modeling provide students with new ways to understand, describe, explain, and predict physical phenomena. Browse the OSP simulations or learn more about our tools and curriculum pieces below.

Common Core Common Core OER Collections — High-quality, Common Core-aligned resources carefully gathered from across the web to freely use, and even to reuse and adapt to the needs of your own classrooms and districts. Common Core-aligned curriculum aims to support and challenge all students to develop critical thinking skills and to become independent learners. Common Core Courses for ELA and Math — Four full-year digital courses, built from the ground up and fully-aligned to the Common Core State Standards, for 6th and 7th grade Mathematics and 11th and 12th grade English Language Arts. Created using research-based approaches to teaching and learning, the Open Access Common Core Course Collection for Mathematics and English Language Arts is designed with student-centered learning in mind, including activities for students to develop valuable 21st century skills and academic mindset.

Partner: NOVA zELI Partner: NOVA zELIJulie Curtis Pioneering zero textbook cost courses and degree programs since 2012, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the first community college to fully share its OER degree pathways and courses for others to use and build on. NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) and Lumen Learning have teamed up to make these “zELI” courses and degree pathways broadly available to the education community. These courses fulfill all requirements for NOVA Associate’s degrees in General Studies and Social Sciences. Published with open, Creative Commons licenses, anyone can freely use, revise, remix and repurpose the courses. American Inst. of Mathematics Math in SocietyDavid Lippman Mathematical DiscoveryAndrew M. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson, Judith B.

Why publish Open Access with De Gruyter Open? ◄ Back to overview Take advantage of the opportunity to have your work published in renowned series as well as new journals in emerging fields supervised by highly distinguished scholars. Numerous De Gruyter Open journals have impact factors, reflecting their importance in academic discourse. Others cover fields that are only emerging but has already acquired significant interest of scientific community.

LibreTexts The Bookshelves area in this LibreTexts Library holds texts that are curated by the LibreTexts Development team and can be used either directly or as content for building customized remixes (i.e., texts that are generated from existing content often with customized editing and/or content interspersed) for use in campus Course Shells. There are two classes of texts found in the Bookshelves: "Textbooks" and "Textmaps". Textbooks are the central spot for integrated content into our library and are identified by "Book:" in their titles.

Luminos The Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria are exceptional for the copresence among them of three religious traditions: Islam, Christianity, and the indigenous oriṣa religion. In this comparative study, at once historical and anthropological, Peel explores the intertwined character of the three religions and the dense imbrication of religion in all aspects of Yoruba history up to the present. For over 400 years, the Yoruba have straddled two geocultural spheres: one reaching north over the Sahara to the world of Islam, the other linking them to the Euro-American world via the Atlantic. These two external spheres were the source of contrasting cultural influences, notably those emanating from the world religions.

Kansas State University Libraries Colby J. Moorberg and David A. Crouse The Soils Laboratory Manual, K-State Edition is designed for students in undergraduate, introductory soil science courses, and highlights the many aspects of soil science, including: soil genesis and classification, soil physical properties, soil-water interaction, soil biology, soil chemistry, and soil fertility. The lab manual includes 15 different laboratories, each one starting with an introduction and pre-lab assignment, followed by in-lab... Colby J. The Price Is Still Right: 15 Sites for Free Digital Textbooks E-Textbooks The Price Is Still Right: 15 Sites for Free Digital Textbooks We've collected an updated roster of resources that offer quality learning content without the high price tag of traditional texts.