Today, fifty-four resources available from Tufts University’s OpenCourseWare project was added to the NCLOR. Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of an educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts’ course offerings demonstrate the University’s strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities. This series includes a wide variety of course topics but the content focused on human, dental, and veterinary medicine, as well as arts & sciences and engineering.
The courses included in this series are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License.
The NCCCS courses that these resources may supplement are; AGR213, ANS3500, ARG110, BIO145, BIO155, BIO250, BIO271, BIO275, CEG111, CIM250, DEN103, DEN104, DEN106, DEN107, DEN230, DLT116, EDU244, ENV120, ENV214, ENV218, ENV220, FSE214, HIT112, HMT212, HTO110, HTO120, HUM160, HUM161, MED138, NUR3252, NUT110, PAD252, PHY101, PHY133, POL220, PTA170, RCP115, SCO213, SGD111, SGD114, SOC220, TRE270, VET122, VET125, VET131, and VET137.
To access these resources, you can do any of the following:
- Since these resources are open, you can access the series via Guest Access here: Tufts OpenCourseWare or log into the NCLOR and click on the More button on the left menu bar. Then click the Resource Series link and then click the Tufts OpenCourseWare link.
- If you are K-14 faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
The National Science Foundation collection is now updated in the NCLOR to include 206 new videos. The National Science Foundation, along with its partners at NBC Learn and CBS News, have created a digital collection of science, technology and engineering related videos. The video series included in this collection are: Chalk Talk, Changing Planet, Chemistry Now, Green Revolution, Innovation Nation, Profiles of Scientists and Engineers, Road to the New Energy Economy, Science Behind the New, Science Nation, Science in Motion, and The Science of the Summer Olympics.
These new video series join The Science of NFL Football, The Science of NHL Hockey, The Science of Speed (NASCAR), and The Science of the Olympic Winter Games series which were previously made available in the NCLOR.
The subjects included in this collection update are: Agricultural and Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Health Medical Sciences, Information Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The NCCCS courses that could be enriched by using these resource are: ANT210, BIO130, CHM080, CHM082, CHM3001, CTS287, EDU271, EGR110, ENV110,ENV120, ENV230, FOR171, MSC160, MSC172, MUS110, PHY080, PHY090, SOC210, SOC220, SST110, and SST140.
Accessibility Statement: All of the videos in this collection are closed captioned or have links to the text version of the video narration.
To access this resource series:
- log into the NCLOR www.explorethelor.org or through your institution’s learning management system (LMS)
- navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
- click on the National Science Foundation series.