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  • Professional Communications OER - Module 4: Interpersonal

    Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team
    Date: Apr 25, 2017

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER), developed by Olds College is collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. Titled 'Professional Communication,' this resource will be useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication or business writing. It contains four modules, each with its own lesson plans, assets, assessments, and ...[more]

  • Professional Communications OER - Module 3: Presentations

    Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team
    Date: Apr 25, 2017

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER), developed by Olds College is collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. Titled 'Professional Communication,' this resource will be useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication or business writing. It contains four modules, each with its own lesson plans, assets, assessments, and ...[more]

  • Professional Communications OER - Module 2: Writing

    Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team
    Date: Apr 25, 2017

    Description: This Open Education Resource (OER), developed by Olds College in collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. Titled ‘Professional Communication,’ the resource will be useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication or business writing. It contains four modules, each with its own lesson plans, assets, assessments, and s...[more]

  • Professional Communications OER - Module 1: Foundations

    Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team
    Date: Apr 25, 2017

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER), developed by Olds College is collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. Titled 'Professional Communication,' this resource will be useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication or business writing. It contains four modules, each with its own lesson plans, assets, assessments, and ...[more]

  • Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom

    Author(s): Melissa Tombro, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology
    Date: Mar 1, 2017

    Description: Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws not only on critical qualitative inquiry methods such as interview and observation, but also on theories and sensibilities from creative writing and performance studies, which encourage self-reflection and narrative composition. Concepts from qualitative in...[more]

  • Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

    Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Dr. Theodore L. Steinberg, SUNY Fredonia
    Date: Feb 7, 2017

    Description: Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature. It shows students, some of whom will themselves become teachers, that literature actually has something to say to them. Furthermore, it shows that literature is meant to be enjoyed...[more]

  • English Literature: Victorians and Moderns

    Faculty reviewed Adopted

    Author(s): Dr. James Sexton, Camosun College
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: English Literature: Victorians and Moderns is an anthology with a difference. In addition to providing annotated teaching editions of many of the most frequently-taught classics of Victorian and Modern poetry, fiction and drama, it also provides a series of guided research casebooks which make available numerous published essays from open access books and journals, as well as several reprinted critical essays from established learned journals such as English Studies in Canada and the Aldous Hux...[more]

  • Greek and Latin Roots: Part II - Greek

    Author(s): Peter Smith, University of Victoria
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: Greek and Latin Roots: Part II - Greek is part two of a two part series. This series examines the systematic principles by which a large portion of English vocabulary has evolved from Latin and (to a lesser degree) from Greek. This book focuses on Greek roots. A link to the first part focusing on the Latin roots can be found below. Part II will try to impart some skill in the recognition and proper use of words derived from Greek. There is a stress on principles: although students will be cont...[more]

  • Greek and Latin Roots: Part I - Latin

    Author(s): Peter Smith, University of Victoria
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: Greek and Latin Roots: Part I - Latin is part one of a two part series. This series examines the systematic principles by which a large portion of English vocabulary has evolved from Latin and (to a lesser degree) from Greek. This book focuses on Latin roots. A link to the second part focusing on the Greek roots can be found below. Part I will try to impart some skill in the recognition and proper use of words derived from Latin. There is a stress on principles: although students will be conti...[more]

  • Open Modernisms Anthology Builder

    Adopted

    Author(s): Stephen Ross, University of Victoria, Matt Huculak, University of Victoria
    Date: Jan 24, 2017

    Description: Open Modernisms is an open, Creative-Commons-licensed online platform that allows teachers and scholars to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950. . It uses a custom-built Islandora module to host a library of documents from which users can select and rearrange in whatever order they like; add their own notes and introductory or contextualizing materials; and output in a numbered sequence of files for digital distribution and/or printing. The si...[more]