An adult college students' guide to navigating career transitions. This free Open Educational Resource text focuses on career-related self-awareness, job search tools and strategies, and career exploration. This book is adapted from the Blueprint for Success series which comprises three books for the College Success and FYE (First-Year Experience) genre. The central text, Blueprint for Success in College is designed to show how to be successful in college and in career preparation.
This book was created for LD820 Cultivating your Leadership Capabilities. This course is the first course in the MS in Leadership Program at Granite State College and is a requirement of the MS in Nursing Program. This book is licensed under CY BY-SA 4.0. The book was created using CY BY-SA 4.0 materials and has been attributed. Over time, students will add their own CY BY-SA 4.0 work to the book.
This course is based on the text Math in Society, edited by David Lippman, Pierce College Ft Steilacoom, and on the text Using Excel, by Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Julie Romey, Mary Schatz, and Diane Shingledecker. The modules in this course have been adapted and edited by Gail Poitrast to fit the learning objectives of Math 502. This course is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level quantitative literacy topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics. The use of Excel is also explored, as it is a learning objective for Math 502.
Demonstrate an understanding of key topics and concepts, including communication networks, media management, organizational culture and climate, intercultural communication, meetings management, ethical communication, assessing communication quality, and crisis communication – and the impact of social technologies.
The book is designed to accompany an introductory level general special education course: The Dynamic Role of the Special Educator.
Online instructors need a framework for “teaching beyond text” using rich media as instructional resources. These include multimedia, social media, and cloud-based Web tools. This book defines rich media, its affordances, its value in conveying information, a model for pedagogical strategies, a set of instructor competencies, and two models for assessment for use in professional development.
Social media, digital devices, and networked communication systems have entered our collective bloodstream. This e-book touches upon the human experience of contemporary trends that affect how we perceive ourselves, others, and society.
This book was developed to support the Granite State College introductory courses EDU 617 and 717, Students with Disabilities. Chapters 1-11 are developed to align with the disability summary assignments. Each of these concise chapters explains the corresponding section of the disability summary template. This eBook is a work in progress and will evolve as high quality open resources become available.
Chapters 12-23 provide an introduction to each of the 13 IDEA disabilities. Some chapters are more comprehensive than others, depending on the availability of open resources. These disability specific chapters are a good resource for anyone who needs a review or a deeper understanding of these disabilities and how to support these students in the classroom with research based learning strategies.