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Algorithm Picture Lesson
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The goal of this activity is to build critical thinking skills and excitement for Computer Science / Computational Thinking, while laying a foundation of fundamental programming concepts. By scaffolding basic concepts like sequencing and algorithms in an unplugged activity, students who are intimidated by computers can still build a foundation of understanding. In this lesson, students will learn how to develop an algorithm and encode it into a program.By "programming" one another to draw pictures, students experience some of the core concepts of programming in a fun and accessible way. The class will start by having students view a video of a simple program demonstrating how to develop instructions for building a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Students will start with simple shapes, and progress to the coding of a specific drawing that other students will then try to replicate (“running the program”). If there is a desire to have a more of a Math slant on the lesson, the drawing could take place on graph paper. Students would then use the coordinates to complete the drawing. 

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Computer Science
Algorithms and Programming
Business and Information Technology
English
Health/Physical Education
Mathematics
Science
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Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Author:
Michael Speidel
Sharon Brandon
Date Added:
10/13/2020
Applications of ICT in Libraries
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The Advanced Certificate and the Advanced Diploma in Applications of ICT in Libraries permit library staff to obtain accreditation for their skills in the use of ICT. Anyone can make use of the materials and assessment is available in variety of modes, including distance learning.

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Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
04/01/2019
Basic Computing Using Windows
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A computer is an automatic, electronic, data-processing machine that takes in facts and figures known as data, and then processes or organizes it in some useful way. Afterwards it outputs, or displays, the results for you to see as information. Keep in mind that data is not information. Rather, information is the knowledge that you, the end-user, derive from accurate data that are entered into a computer. Only after processing, is data transformed into information which is then used for decision making. (Almost) each part of a computer can be classified as either hardware or software.

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Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
04/01/2019
Building a Competitive First Nation Investment Climate
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This is the first edition of the open text book Building a Competitive Investment Climate on First Nation Lands. This textbook is for students who are First Nation and tribal government employees or students who would like to work for or with First Nation and tribal governments. The purpose of this textbook is to help interested First Nation and tribal governments build a competitive investment climate. Work began on this text book in early 2012 with a generous grant from the Donner Canadian Foundation. Financial support was also provided by the First Nations Tax Commission and the Tulo Centre.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics
Date Added:
03/23/2015
Business English for Success
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Business English for Success provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. Beginning with the sentence and its essential elements, this book addresses each concept with clear, concise, and effective examples that are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
ESL
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Scott McLean
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Business Writing
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This course allows students to develop effective written communication strategies specifically for the workplace. From idea gathering to drafting to delivery, this course will prepare students to write a variety of documents, including memos, letters, and reports, tailored to professional audiences.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Writing
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/11/2019
Current Liabilities (Notes, Sales Tax, & Payroll Taxes)
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Problem based accounting learning activity for notes and interest payable, sales tax payable, and payroll.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Susan Moncada
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Design Learning
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In this project students identify real-world problems, prototype user-centered design solutions, and implement those solutions according to expert and user feedback. This process, developed by Allen Distinguished Educator Regan Drew, is segmented into the Mindset, Challenge, and Implementation phases.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Provider:
Allen Distinguished Educators
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Do You See What I See: Using Optical and Visual Illusions to Illustrate Perception
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An in-class demonstration of perception and individual perceptual differences, using optical illusions and visuals.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Michelle Kunz
Date Added:
05/29/2019
E-Commerce and E-Business
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One of the many challenges facing the countries in the Asia-Pacific today is preparing their societies and governments for globalization and the information and communication revolution. Policy-makers, business executives, NGO activists, academics, and ordinary citizens are increasingly concerned with the need to make their societies competitive in the emergent information economy.

The e-ASEAN Task Force and the UNDP Asia Pacific Development Information Programme (UNDP-APDIP) share the belief that with enabling information and communication technologies (ICTs), countries can face the challenge of the information age. With ICTs they can leap forth to higher levels of social, economic and political development. We hope that in making this leap, policy and decision-makers, planners, researchers, development practitioners, opinion-makers, and others will find this series of e-primers on the information economy, society, and polity useful.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
04/01/2019
Economic Statistics: Hypothesis Testing
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This activity helps a student recognize the consequences of Type I and Type II errors in hypothesis testing.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Rae Jean Goodman
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment
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Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues for your introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.

The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach.

The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar with their clear, concise and readable style.

Business Law and the Legal Environment provides students with context and essential concepts across a broad range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal savvy necessary for business people to talk in an educated way to their customers, employees, suppliers, government officials — and to their own lawyers.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Don Mayer
Date Added:
06/11/2019
Hemispheric Lateralization: Are You Left- or Right-Brained?
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An online brain dominance inventory provides students with information on their brain dominance and information processing style. This relates to perception and learning styles.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Michelle Kunz
Date Added:
05/29/2019
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Hot Jobs Remix: Software Engineers Create Solutions Through Code (with Reflection Questions)
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Just about everything you can do on a computer—checking your email, posting to Facebook, online banking and shopping—is powered by software. The people who come up with that software, and keep it working efficiently, are behind the scenes of a big portion of our lives.  Software engineering is an exciting career,.In this remix, some reflections questions for students have been added.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Career Connections
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Chris Ammon
Date Added:
05/31/2020
Hot Jobs: Software Engineers Create Solutions Through Code
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Just about everything you can do on a computer—checking your email, posting to Facebook, online banking and shopping—is powered by software. The people who come up with that software, and keep it working efficiently, are behind the scenes of a big portion of our lives.  Software engineering is an exciting career,.

Subject:
Algorithms and Programming
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Business and Information Technology
Career Connections
Material Type:
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
How To Assemble A Desktop PC
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Building a computer can be a very rewarding experience. Since you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking about building your next computer instead of buying one pre-built. This is a very viable option these days and can bring many benefits; you can learn a lot about computer hardware by building one, you get a totally personalized computer, you can choose better components and you may be able to save some money and have fun. Additionally, if you are the sort of person who wants to understand how things work, if you take broken stuff apart just to see how it all fits together, if you have a drawer somewhere full of “parts” you think may come in handy someday, then you just may be in the right place.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
04/01/2019
Human Resource Management
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Human resource or manpower planning is of great important in the general development and growth of organizations. Thus personnel and Human resources experts, managers and practitioners have now made it known to management that adequate attention be given to it with a view to ensuring better use of other resources especially capital. Organisations have also realized that with increasing competition and complexity in business, more time should be devoted to effective human resources planning to achieve desired goals. Furthermore organisations have known that not only is the overall cost of human resources high , that human element is complex, unpredictable and sometimes difficult to develop or change unlike capital that is relatively easier to acquire, manager or control.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Provider:
WikiEducator
Date Added:
06/05/2019
Information Literacy
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To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. By the end of this unit you will be able to Define Information Literacy, Define the four domains that fall under Metaliterate Learners, Identify a lack of knowledge in a subject area, Identify a search topic/question and define it using simple terminology, Articulate current knowledge on a topic, Recognize a need for information and data to achieve a specific end and define limits to the information need, and Manage time effectively to complete a search.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
06/11/2019