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Career and Technical Ed. related resources add to Wisc-Online collection


Wisc-Online LogoA career and technical education related set of resources from Wisc-Online has been added to the NCLOR. Forty-six new learning objects have been included in this update. The resources include topics like; Barbering, Cosmetology, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Assistant, Housekeeping Management, Criminal Justice, and Bar-tending are available in this series. The learning objects in this series have been designed and developed by a team of instructional designers, editors, technicians, and student interns from the Wisconsin Technical College System.

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Resource Example: Criminal Justice – Entering a Room: A Video Demonstration (screenshot)

Accessing Content: To find this content you can do any of the following:

  •     Search by free text for: “W-O Service”
  •     Browse by Wisc-Online resource series: Navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area> click on the Wisc-Online series> Sort by Service

Free and Open eTextbooks added to the NCLOR


FWK logoToday,  58 eTextbooks from Flat World Knowledge were added to the NCLOR. Flat World Knowledge (FWK)  is a college textbook publishing company with a mission to use technology and innovative business models to lower costs, increase access and personalize learning worldwide. They  work with successful textbook authors and well-known scholars to create great free textbooks. This open textbook model gives faculty complete control over their content. Students have a choice of low-cost print and digital formats, including a free online reader. FWK etextbook example image

With the FWK online reader you can search or jump to any part of the book using the table of contents. Click on any chapter title or section and head directly there.

Subjects included in this resource series are: Business & Economics, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, Professional & Applied Sciences, and Mathematics.

The NCCCS courses that could be enhanced by using these resources are: ACA111, ACC120, AIB222, AIB246, BAF110, BUS110, BUS115, BUS125, BUS151, BUS153, BUS240, BUS255, BUS259, CHM081, CHM082, CHM092, CJC111, COE110, COM250, COM3711, CTS115, CTS240, ECO101, ECO251, ECO252, ENG080, ENG111, ETR210, GEO110, INS105, INT210, MAT050, MAT060, MKT120, MKT220, OMT222, POL110, PSY150, and SOC100

To access the series you can do any of the following:

  • Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the Flat World Knowledge series.
  • If you are NCCCS faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
  • Simply, click here to view the series as a guest.
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