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Provider: OpenStax project
Descriptions: Openstax is a collaborative repository environment from Rice University for the storage, creation and publishing of online educational materials, primarily college-level textbooks. The course material, using xml, is packaged in stand-alone, modular format, in order to facilitate the compilation of educational materials according to the needs of individual learners.
"Dr. Richard Baraniuk founded OpenStax (then Connexions) in 1999 at Rice University to provide authors and learners with an open space where they can share and freely adapt educational materials such as courses, books, and reports... There are tens of thousands of learning objects organized into thousands of textbook-style books in a host of disciplines, all easily accessible online and downloadable to almost any device, anywhere, anytime."
Keywords: courseware, curriculum, e-books, education, faculty, mashups, modular, multidisciplinary, publishing, repository, student, textbooks
Provider: Creative Commons
Descriptions: Creative Commons licenses allow authors to share their works, but on their own terms. The free copyright licenses provide various degrees of permission to use or adapt a work.
Keywords: courseware, education, faculty, mashups, modular, multidisciplinary, open access, textbooks
Provider: Baylor College of Medicine
Descriptions: BioEd Online is an award-winning life sciences educational resource from Baylor's Center for Educational Outreach. Designed for teachers and their students from elementary to high school level, it contains engaging multimedia teaching and course materials, including lesson demonstrations, on genetics, neuroscience, viruses, environmental science and more topics. Resources include a library of downloadable slide sets, as well as videos, podcasts and .pdf teaching guides. BioEd Online is edited by a distinguished group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty and staff, and funded by NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Education and others. The website also features a series of video presentations for K-8 students on life science experiments in space, funded by NASA and sponsored by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. Although all courses are free to HISD teachers and Baylor-affiliated faculty and staff after obtaining a log-in, full access to some requires a subscription for other users. Teacher contact-hour certification available for more advanced courses.
Keywords: Baylor, biology, brain, communicable diseases, continuing education, courseware, education, environmental, faculty, full text, genetics, Internet, K-12, life sciences, natural sciences, neuroscience, news, NIH, partial open access, podcasts, science, student, video
Provider: Nature Education
Descriptions: Scitable is a free website with international participation; its current focus is on all aspects of genetics. Created for educators and students working at the graduate and undergraduate levels, it may well be accessible enough for some high school students. Includes many free articles within "topic rooms," and offers blogging, the ability to post questions, opportunities to contribute as writer or mentor, and formation of groups for discussion or curriculum. Free registration required for full participation.
Keywords: blog, courseware, education, faculty, genetics, genomics, science, student
Provider: Dept. of Neurobiology and Anatomy, UT Medical School, Houston
This online, interactive courseware for the study of neuroscience is provided by the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The project is being developed under the direction of the Department Chair and Editor, John H. Byrne.
A companion resource to this textbook, Neuroanatomy Online, has been created in collaboration with Medical Neuroscience course director, Nachum Dafny, and is easily accessible from the text.
Keywords: anatomy, animation, brain, byrne, collaborative, courseware, curriculum, education, free, images, neuro-anatomy, neurology, neuroscience, open access, student, textbooks
Provider: Duke University Medical Center Library and Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill
Descriptions: This classic tutorial provides a clear explanation of the reasons for using an evidence-based approach to patient care, and uses a detailed example to illustrate how to research a case using the evidence-based method. There is a self-test at the end.
Keywords: courseware, Creative Commons, evidence-based medicine, student, tutorial