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Accounting for Managers
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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In Accounting for Managers, students learn the basic accounting principles needed to effectively make business decisions as a manager. The course begins with a review of basic math and accounting principles, ensuring students are prepared for the material that follows. Students will learn how to make financial decisions, including decisions around budgeting, financial statements, and cost and profit analysis.
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American Government
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This course teaches the origins and key functions of the American government. Topics include the Constitution; American federalism; civil liberties; civil rights; public opinion and its role in American democracy; voting and elections; the roles of the media, political parties, interest groups, and lobbying; the three branches of government; state and local government; bureaucracy; and the arenas of domestic and foreign policy. Students should gain an appreciation of the American governmental system and it functions, as well as the importance of civic engagement.
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American Literature I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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American Literature I (1650–1860) examines significant literary works of early American and Puritan literature, the Enlightenment, American Romanticism, and pre-Civil War era. The course includes primary texts (many accompanied by video/audio options), historical background, literary criticism and interpretation, and instruction on writing about literature.
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Anatomy and Physiology I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This introductory class integrates the anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, the systems of the human body, and the mechanisms of homeostasis. It includes the study of the gross and microscopic structure of the systems of the human body with special emphasis on the relationship between structure and function. This is the first of a two-part course.
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Art Appreciation
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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Art Appreciation thoroughly investigates how quality is determined and created by artists in order to evaluate and appreciate art on a deeper level. This course emphasizes why each topic contributes to valuing a piece of art and provides the necessary knowledge to do so. Students are first introduced to the elements and principles of art and the importance of artists’ context and perspective. The course then covers different periods in art history, different techniques in art, and how to research and evaluate art.
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Basic Reading and Writing
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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Basic Reading and Writing builds a solid foundation around core aspects of the writing process: critical reading; methodical writing; research and documentation; practical grammar and punctuation. An optional module introduces core principles for college success that help students understand and develop good habits to improve their performance in this and other college courses. As the first in a three-course sequence that culminates in Composition I (college-level composition), Basic Reading and Writing focuses on helping students identify and apply foundational concepts and skills in reading and writing. Course content may be used for standard instruction or diagnostically to discover and address gaps in student understanding/skill.
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Biology for Majors I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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The first of a two-course sequence, this course provides a strong foundation of the principles of biology for students majoring in the life sciences, medical, and healthcare fields. Primary topics include biochemistry, cellular structure and function, cell membrane and transport, genetics, heredity, the theory of evolution, and modern applications of biology.
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Biology for Non-Majors I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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Biology for Non-Majors I introduces students to the basics of the scientific process, the chemical foundations of life, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics and inheritance, and evolution. Designed for non-life science majors, this course is the first in a two-part series that completes a survey of biological principles.
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Biology I Laboratory Manual
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This set of Biology I lab assignments ensures students have the opportunity to apply the concepts and information they learn as they work through Biology I course content. Content includes lab assignments for students, as well as Instructor Materials Preparation for each lab with detailed lists of what faculty members need for each lab. The materials required are broken down by student (or groups of students).
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Business Communication
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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In Business Communication Skills for Managers, students learn how to effectively communicate in business, with an emphasis on the use of these skills as a manager. The course introduces important elements of successful communication, providing examples of effective communication and providing students opportunities to practice the same. The course covers the essentials of communication including professional writing, visual aids, presentations, speeches, phone and online communication, and both getting hired and finding new hires.
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Chemistry for Majors
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This course provides an opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them, meeting the scope and sequence of most general chemistry courses. Topics include stoichiometry, thermodynamics, and nuclear chemistry. This course is designed to be taught over a series of two semesters.
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Chemistry I Laboratory Manual
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This lab manual accompanies the college chemistry courses and is used to support and assess knowledge acquired in the classroom setting to be applied in the real world. Labs include activities such as measuring the density of a sucrose solution, calculating the percent composition, stoichiometry, determining limiting reactants and more to complement an introductory chemistry course.
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College Success
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This course provides new students with an orientation to the college environment. It works to build more capable lifelong learners by combining conceptual knowledge with practical strategies and skills. With engaging content and a focus on applying course concepts to real-world situations, College Success is particularly helpful for first-generation students and those entering college underprepared, academically or otherwise.
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Computer Applications for Managers
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This course is aimed at beginning to intermediate computer users. It teaches a range of computer skills from the basics of using Windows to creating projects using Microsoft Office. Assignments show step-by-step visuals to help students complete projects.
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Developmental Psychology
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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Growth and development through the lifespan including physical, social, cognitive and neurological development. Topics covered included day care, education, disabilities, parenting, types of families, gender identity and roles, career decisions, illnesses and treatments, aging, retirement, generativity, and dying.
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Economics OER Assignment Library
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
Type: Course
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This OER economics assignment library is a community site intended to house and share openly licensed assignments for micro and macroeconomics courses. These assignments are designed to work well with the Lumen Microeconomics and Macroeconomics courses, but may be useful for anyone teaching economics. We welcome submissions of all types and encourage faculty to use, personalize, revise, and redistribute assignments. They may be quantitative or qualitative in nature, including discussions, projects, essays, problem sets, in-class materials, or more. Some of the assignments and problem sets come with additional solutions and answer keys. To preserve academic integrity and prevent students from gaining unauthorized access to faculty resources, we verify each request manually. If interested, please complete the faculty course request here.
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Educational Psychology
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This course teaches educators how to handle the many psychological struggles of today’s day and age as a educator. Topics such as student diversity, students with special educational needs, and student motivation will be covered to provide educators with the tools they need to help their students achieve success.
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English Composition I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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This English Composition I course, structured around the writing process, develops students’ critical reading, writing, and research skills at the college level; the course materials are structured around the essential parts of the academic writing process. Key topics include reading strategies; rhetorical modes, multiple stages of the writing process; how to conduct research and cite relevant sources; grammar and mechanics; and success strategies. Engaging, curated OER content includes text, video, interactive self-check activities, and more. Content works well for standard instruction or diagnostically to reinforce areas that need attention. This course may be used alone or as the final part of a three-level sequence that prepares students for college-level work.
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English Composition II: Rhetorical Methods–Based
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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English Composition II is an expository writing course that helps students develop more advanced writing skills than English Composition I. The course also reviews and incorporates some of the same skills. This course teaches research skills by emphasizing the development of advanced analytical/critical reading skills, proficiency in investigative research, and the writing of persuasive prose including documented and researched argumentative essays. A major component of this course will be an emphasis on the research process and information literacy.
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English Literature I
Author: Lumen Learning
Source: SUNY OER Services Lumen Catalog
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English Literature I is a survey of English literature from Old English poetry to works of the Restoration and early Romanticism. The course covers important concepts and developments of the English literary tradition while helping students to refine their critical reading and writing skills. Includes primary texts (many accompanied by video/audio options), historical analysis, and literary criticism.
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