Introduction to Digital Media Archiving
This unit provides an introduction to digital archiving and issues to take into consideration when planning an archive. It is aimed primarily at community media producers, but should be of wider interest.
MS Access reports
Introduction to reports in MS Access.
Radio content for exchange
Introduction to the principles, benefits and challenges of (community) radio content exchange.
Scripting for radio
A general introduction to writing for (community) radio.
Secure computing and connectivity: Access control
Introduction to access control: passwords and firewalls.
Secure computing and connectivity: Guarding against loss of data
Introduction to guarding against loss of data.
Secure computing and connectivity: Introduction to Hushmail
Introduction to Hushmail secure web-based e-mail.
Writing for the web
A general introduction to writing content for the World Wide Web.
Introduction to textbook for High School Mathematics, grades 10, 11, and 12. Includes examples.
Basics of Oral Business Communication
This book is suited for Business Communication and Business Oral Communication courses Basics of Oral Business Communication presents basic business communication concepts, vocabulary, models, and exercises in a clear, practical, and engaging way. Scott McLean provides a set of core chapters intended to provide a highly focused introduction to the field. Then, he provides an optional series of modules that provide instructors with complete flexibility to emphasize additional topics of their cho
Business Communication for Success
This book is suited for Business Writing, Business English or Business Research/Report Writing courses. Basics of Written Business Communication presents basic business communication concepts, vocabulary, models, and exercises in a clear, practical, and engaging way. The author provides a set of core chapters intended to provide a highly focused introduction to the field. Then, he provides an optional series of modules that provide instructors with complete flexibility to emphasize additional t
Statistics and Graphing
Statistics play a vital role in the scientific enterprise. This activity provides background information and tutorials on basic statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc.) used in science. Topics include descriptive statistics. l
Alternative Energy: Solar Energy
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of the sun's energy. Topics include the history of solar energy usage and its more recent adaptations. There is also discussion of how the sun produces and radiates energy and what happens when it reaches Earth.
Ground-Level Ozone: Smog City
This lesson provides an introduction to the problems associated with ground-level ozone ('smog'). It reinforces the idea that ozone at ground level is harmful while that in the upper atmosphere has a beneficial effect.
Fossil Fuels: Oil
This lesson provides an introduction to the world oil market and the United States' dependence on it. Topics include our current usage, sources, and the political implications of acquiring oil from an international market.
Fossil Fuels: Natural Gas
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of natural gas as an energy source. Topics include its advantages (cleanliness, fewer carbon emissions), disadvantages (difficulty in transport and storage), sources, and usage.
This two-part activity provides an introduction to the basics of measurement (linear, mass, volume, density) and discusses the role of inferential statistics in comparing any two measurements. The concept of random variations in measurements is introduced.
Home Energy Audit
This is the first part of a two-part exercise in which students perform an audit and analysis of energy consumption in their homes. This part provides an introduction to the uses of energy in our homes.
Plate Tectonics: Earthquake Epicenter
This lesson provides an overview of destructive earthquakes and their connection to tectonic movements of the Earth's crust. It includes a discussion of some especially destructive historic earthquakes, and a brief introduction to continental drift.
Drinking Water Treatment
This lesson provides an introduction to the treatment of drinking water to remove harmful or distasteful substances. Topics include the history of treatment and a brief listing of treatment processes.