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U.S. History

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Subject(s): History of the Americas

Publisher: OpenStax

Last updated: 02/10/2021

U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience). U.S. History covers key forces that form the American experience, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender.
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University Physics Volume 1

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Author(s): OpenStax

Last updated: 02/10/2021

University Physics Volume 1 is the first of a three book series that (together) covers a two- or three-semester calculus-based physics course. This text has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most university physics courses (in terms of what Volume 1 is designed to deliver) and provides a foundation for a career in mathematics, science, or engineering. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of physics and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and to the world around them.
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Open Anthology of American Literature

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 02/10/2021

This anthology is divided into five major sections, starting with the Colonial period and ending with the publication of Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl on the eve of the Civil War. Each section includes an overview and framework for approaching the readings, as well as overarching questions to help students think about the connections between the texts. There is also a brief introduction to each of the authors featured in these sections, followed by discussion questions based on the texts. The textual introductions do not include a great deal of biographical material; instead, I have used them to provide a frame (typically connected to the larger section introduction) that I hope will help students to navigate from. The discussion questions could also easily be used as open-ended exam questions or as essay prompts. Some of the discussion questions are also invitations for students to make intertextual connections, or to consider how the literary landscape changes from its “beginnings” to the Civil War.
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Political Philosophy

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Subject(s): Political science and theory

Last updated: 02/10/2021

Political Philosophy is a collection of public domain works compiled by the UCF Wiki Knights student organization to provide a free / open resource for instructors to use in their courses and for others interested in the subject matter.
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From the Bottom Up

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Subject(s): Social impact of environmental issues

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 02/10/2021

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Introduction to World Literature Anthology

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 25/06/2021

Adapted from Introduction to World Literature Anthology by Christian Beck under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license.

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The Anthology of World Literature 1650-present

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 25/06/2021

By engaging with this resource which presents texts by diverse world writers from 1650 to the present, learners will: (1) engage with diverse world writers in translation, including canonical and less canonical texts, and (2) identify literary conventions and trends across genres. The texts are in chronological order, but can be adapted by the faculty in whatever way they see fit. Each text is introduced with a brief discussion of author, original language and time period, and the literary conventions the students can expect to see in the text.
La littérature française du moyen-âge au XVIIe siècle. Actes de la conférence. book cover

La littérature française du moyen-âge au XVIIe siècle. Actes de la conférence.

CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives)   English

Subject(s): Educational: Modern (non-native or second) languages: Literature studies, French

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 19/04/2021

Pendant le semestre d’automne 2020, en pleine crise du Covid-19, les étudiants du cours de Survol de la littérature française de l’ancien régime à UCF se sont retrouvés sur Zoom pendant quatre mois et demi.

Pour rendre la collaboration hebdomadaire et l’expérience de l’apprentissage plus vivantes, nous avons décidé d’organiser une conférence virtuelle pendant laquelle les étudiants se sont organisés en panels par thème, et ont présenté les articles de recherche sur lesquels ils ont travaillé pendant le semestre.

Puis nous avons décidé de pousser l’expérience jusqu’au bout et de publier nos propres actes de la conférence.

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Mixed-Methods Evaluation

CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives)   English

Subject(s): Public health and preventive medicine

Publisher: UCF Pressbooks

Last updated: 28/10/2020