All resources in Wake Tech OER Collaboration

GVL - Writing Letters and Resumes

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The resource "Writing Letters and Resumes" is a module in the "Advanced Composition" course. The course is included in the Georgia Virtual Learning resource series available in the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR. This resource is included in the Language Arts discipline with the subject of Writing.

Material Type: Interactive, Unit of Study

Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels (Spanish)

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Free practice modules for Spanish language educators Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels is a free open educational resource that can help Spanish teachers gain a foundational understanding of how to evaluate Spanish speakers. The resource includes 17 video-based practice modules designed to strengthen your understanding of the ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines and to help you evaluate the speaking levels of your language students.

Material Type: Module, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro

Avoiding Plagiarism

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We know you have come to this tutorial because you are a serious writer who wants to write well — and correctly! You have probably heard the word plagiarism and would like to understand it better. You have come to the right place. In this tutorial, you’ll learn: What plagiarism is How to recognize seven different kinds of plagiarism The correct way to use ‘open access’ materials The consequences of plagiarism How to avoid plagiarism by doing the following: Citing sources correctly Recognizing ‘common knowledge’ Writing good paraphrases Writing good summaries Taking careful notes

Material Type: Module

The Group Dynamics of a School Project

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The Group Dynamics of a School Project was developed in order for students to learn about group dynamics through acting out the roles of five diverse post secondary students trying to complete a group project. Key elements of group dynamics are portrayed including conflict, leadership skills, groupthink, group climate, microaggressions and more. Each scene contains a short script to be read out loud, a prompt for improvising an ending, discussion questions, and key takeaways. Students come away with a better understanding of the theories behind group dynamics, increased self awareness, and a better understanding of other group members.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Case Study, Lesson Plan

Author: Linor David

Social Problems

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Social Problems: Continuity and Change is a realistic and motivating look at the many issues that are facing our society today. As this book’s subtitle, Continuity and Change, implies, social problems are persistent, but they have also improved in the past and can be improved in the present and future, provided that our nation has the wisdom and will to address them.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Tim McLean

Remix

REMIX: Analyze Tips to Set Yourself Up for Success From A Sociological Perspective

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LEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this chapter, you will be able to:Define what success means to you.Identify campus resources to support your success.Describe the qualities of a successful college student.Understand the principles of academic integrity.Compare and contrast a Growth Mindset vs. a Fixed Mindset.Understand the concept of GRIT and how to apply it to your college success.Apply a sociological analysis to the discussion of personal success

Material Type: Homework/Assignment

Author: Lisa McManus