Open Educational Resources about TERM

16.885J / ESD.35J Aircraft Systems Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Jeffrey Hoffman
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
16.885J offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams .. show the rest of description.

21A.360J / STS.065J / CMS.710J The Anthropology of Sound

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Stefan Helmreich
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Social Sciences / Psychology
This class examines the ways humans experience the realm of sound and how perceptions and technologies of sound emerge from cultural, economic, and historical worlds. In addition to learning about how environmental, linguistic, and musical sounds are construed cross-culturally, students learn about .. show the rest of description.

9.98 Neuropharmacology

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Daniela Tropea
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Pharmacy
The neuropharmacology course will discuss the drug-induced changes in functioning of the nervous system. The specific focus of this course will be to provide a description of the cellular and molecular actions of drugs on synaptic transmission. This course will also refer to specific diseases of .. show the rest of description.

Accounting I

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Academic Support Services / Career Counseling and Services
  • Business / Accounting / Introductory
  • Workforce Development

This is a free course offered as part of the Saylor Foundation's Professional Development program.  'This program is designed especially for adult learners who are ready to learn and apply skills demanded by today’s employers. Whether you are new to the employment world or wish to develop and

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Beginning Organizational Change

Language:
English
Author:
Unknown
Institution:
Lardbucket.org
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Org Behavior and Development

While executive leaders must react quickly to current problems and opportunities, they must also look to and prepare for the future. And while only a skilled few will have the ability to be “visionary,” one thing you know that the organization will need to do is to become more agile, flexible,

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Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements

Language:
English
Author:
Lawrence Cheskin
Institution:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Nutrition
  • Workforce Development / Technical Allied Health / Health Informatics
There is much controversy and anecdotal information about popular diets and dietary supplements, but all too often little scientific or controlled clinical data. We examine the science behind normal mechanisms of weight control, and how weight loss diets are constructed and work. The aim of the .. show the rest of description.

ES.010 Chemistry of Sports (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Patricia Christie, Mr. Steve Lyons
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Human Anatomy
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Exercise Science
The seminar is designed to look at the science triathlons and sports from a molecular/chemical biological point of view. We will be able to use our own bodies to see how exercise affects the system, through observations written in a training journal. We will also improve the overall fitness of the .. show the rest of description.

Focusing on Organizational Change

Language:
English
Author:
William Q. Judge, Jr.
Institution:
Old Dominion University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Org Behavior and Development

This is a free online textbook offered by Saylor Foundation.

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Never before have strategic leaders been confronted with so much overwhelming change. The traditional approach is to teach the leader or leaders how to direct or control the organizations’ reaction on a monthly, weekly, or even daily

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Health IT Workforce Curriculum 01-02 - Delivering Healthcare Part 1 (2012)

Language:
English
Author:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
Institution:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology
  • Workforce Development / Technical Allied Health

The Health IT Workforce Curriculum was developed for U.S. community colleges to enhance workforce training programmes in health information technology. The curriculum consist of 20 courses of 3 credits each. Each course includes instructor manuals, learning objectives, syllabi, video lectures with

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Health IT Workforce Curriculum 02-01 - An Overview of the Culture of Healthcare (2012)

Language:
English
Author:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
Institution:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology
  • Workforce Development / Technical Allied Health

The Health IT Workforce Curriculum was developed for U.S. community colleges to enhance workforce training programmes in health information technology. The curriculum consist of 20 courses of 3 credits each. Each course includes instructor manuals, learning objectives, syllabi, video lectures with

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Health IT Workforce Curriculum 02-03 - Healthcare Settings - The Places Where Care is Delivered

Language:
English
Author:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
Institution:
Oregon Health & Science University (lead)
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology
  • Workforce Development / Technical Allied Health

The Health IT Workforce Curriculum was developed for U.S. community colleges to enhance workforce training programmes in health information technology. The curriculum consist of 20 courses of 3 credits each. Each course includes instructor manuals, learning objectives, syllabi, video lectures with

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Information Management and Processing

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology
  • Workforce Development

This is a free course offered as part of the Saylor Foundation's Professional Development program.  'This program is designed especially for adult learners who are ready to learn and apply skills demanded by today’s employers. Whether you are new to the employment world or wish to develop and

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Marketing Principles

Language:
English
Author:
Jeff Tanner, Mary Anne Raymond
Institution:
Baylor University, Clemson University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Marketing / General

This book by Tanner and Raymond teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing—not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today’s environment:

  1. Service-dominant logic—This textbook employs the term
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MAS.961 Seminar on Deep Engagement

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Cynthia Breazeal Prof. Glorianna Davenport
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Social Sciences / Psychology / Learning and Memory
Innovation in expression, as realized in media, tangible objects, performance and more,  generates new questions and new potentials for human engagement. When and how does expression engage us deeply? Many personal stories confirm the hypothesis that once we experience deep engagement, it is a .. show the rest of description.

Payroll Applications

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Accounting / Introductory
  • Workforce Development

This is a free course offered as part of the Saylor Foundation's Professional Development program.  'This program is designed especially for adult learners who are ready to learn and apply skills demanded by today’s employers. Whether you are new to the employment world or wish to develop and

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Principles of Accounting II

Language:
English
Author:
Tom Caswell
Institution:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Accounting / Introductory

This free and open online course in Accounting was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges [http://sbctc.edu/].

ACCT 202 is the second in the sequence of two corporate financial accounting courses. The course is designed for students who have successfully completed

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Sexually-Transmitted Diseases and Pelvic Infections

Language:
English
Author:
Akye Essuman, Cary Engleberg
Institution:
University of Ghana
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / OB and Gyn

A sexually transmitted disease (STD), also known as sexually transmitted infection (STI) or venereal disease (VD), is an illness that has a significant probability of transmission between humans or animals by means of sexual contact, including vaginal intercourse, oral sex, and anal sex. While in

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SP.784 Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries

Language:
English
Author:
Mr. Amos G. Winter, V Amy Smith
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / International Business
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / General
According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries .. show the rest of description.

Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

Language:
English
Author:
Tom Theis, Jonathan Tomkin
Institution:
University of Illinois, University of Illinois
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Agriculture and Environmental Sciences / Environment and Natural Resources
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Ecology
  • Social Sciences / Geography / Physical

'This text is designed to introduce the reader to the essential concepts of sustainability. This subject is of vital importance – seeking as it does to uncover the principles of the long-term welfare of all the peoples of the planet – but is only peripherally served by existing college textbooks.

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HTML and CSS for Beginners

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology / Programming
  • Workforce Development

This is a free course offered as part of the Saylor Foundation's Professional Development program.  'This program is designed especially for adult learners who are ready to learn and apply skills demanded by today’s employers. Whether you are new to the employment world or wish to develop and

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Principles of Marketing

Language:
English
Author:
John K. (Jeff) Tanner, Mary Anne Raymond
Institution:
Baylor University, Clemson University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Marketing / General

״Principles of Marketing by Tanner, Raymond and Schuster teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing - not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today's environment: Service dominant logic – This textbook

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16.660J Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Earll Murman, Dr. Hugh McManus, Prof. Annalisa Weigel, Dr. Bo Madsen
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Org Behavior and Development
  • Business / Management / Production and Oper Mgnt
  • Business / Professional Coaching / Executive or Corporate
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Industrial and Systems
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Healthcare Administration
This course covers the fundamental principles, practices and tools of Lean Six Sigma methods that underlay modern organizational productivity approaches applied in aerospace, automotive, health care, and other sectors. It includes lectures, active learning exercises, a plant tour, talks by industry .. show the rest of description.

15.356 How to Develop "Breakthrough" Products and Services

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Eric von Hippel
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Marketing / General
To prosper, firms must develop major product and service innovations. Often, though, they don't know how. Recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop "breakthroughs" systematically. 15.356 presents several practical concept development methods, such as the "Lead User .. show the rest of description.

Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students by Patrick Rael

Language:
English
Author:
Patrick Rael
Institution:
Bowdoin College
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Humanities / History / Resources / Document Archives

Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students by Patrick Rael (Bowdoin College, 2004), is a straightforward university-level introduction to crafting history papers. The book familiarizes students with primary and secondary sources in history, offers an understanding of the

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