Concepts of Biology is designed for the introductory biology course for nonmajors taught at most two- and four-year colleges. The scope, sequence, and level of the program are designed to match typical course syllabi in the market. Concepts of Biology includes interesting applications, features a rich art program, and conveys the major themes of biology.
Frederick Community College
Frederick Community College OERs
Resource is being or has been used as part of the curriculum at Frederick Community College
English Comp is adapted from two works produced and distributed under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA). This adapted edition is produced by the English Department at Frederick Community College with the aid of an Open Educational Resources grant provided by Center for Teaching and Learning.
The first book used in this adaptation is Writing for Success (published in 2015 by the University of Minnesota), which uses the following license information:
Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
English Comp has not significantly altered or updated the 2015 text, though it has omitted chapters not germane to its focus.
The second book that makes up English Comp is Methods of Discovery by Pavel Zemliansky, and last updated by Joseph J. Selvaggio on 9/15/14. This work is made available under the following license:
Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US)
English Comp has updated portions of the text, adding in information unique to Frederick Community College, and generally removing personal references/examples the author uses through the text. Chapters from Methods of Discovery form the argumentation chapters of English Comp.
English Comp also includes content specific to the Frederick Community College English department unique to ENGL 101, college writing.
Introduces faculty to Open Educational Resources and planning resources for OER adoption. In this course, participants will be introduced to the meaning Open, laws surrounding the distribution of educational content, and how to find openly licensed materials for use in a class. Participants will apply concepts to the creation of a mini module in their discipline.