The content available in the NCLOR from NROC has been updated with eight new collections. The eight new collections are: The Concord Consortium Collection, NMSU Learning Games Lab Collection, Mt. San Jacinto College Collection, Chattanooga State Technical College Collection, BioInteractive Collection, APES in a Box Collection, Virginia Historical Society Collection, and NASA eClips Collection. The NROC Project provides core academic rich multimedia content–videos, animations, and simulations–on general education subjects to middle-school, high-school teachers, college professors and their students. Over 490 new resources have been added to the NROC collection. These resources join the other 2,800+ items already available for NCCCS faculty use.
The Concord Consortium is a collection of Revolutionary Digital Learning items for Science, Engineering, and Math. The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit educational research and development organization based in Concord, Massachusetts. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: CHM081, CHM082, PHY080, BIO090, MAT121, PHY101, EHS115. Number of items added = 41 Subjects included = Biology, Algebra, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental science
The Chattanooga State Technical Community College collection includes topics in Religion & Chemistry of Global Climate Change. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: CHM081, CHM082, CHM1312,CTC120, ENV110, ENV120, ENV222, ENV234, EPP112, HIS117, HUM122, NAN251, NUC110, PHS121, PHS140, REL110, REL111, REL112, REL221, SOC250, WAT3200. Number of items added =177 Subjects included = Religion, Chemistry, Atmospheric science, Climatology
The BioInteractive collection includes Cutting-edge Science Animations and Videos. BioInteractive series of films brings compelling stories of scientific discovery, featuring leading scientists in fields ranging from evolutionary biology and genetics to earth science. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: ANT230, BIO094, BIO100, BIO111, BIO250, ENV120, GEL111, MED138, and PHS130. Number of items added =42 Subjects included = Biology, Environmental science
The Mt.San Jacinto College collection provides Crafting an Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade course. This course is designed for anyone who wants to become a better writer. If you need to write more clearly for work, prepare for a placement test for a college, or improve your skills for current writing projects, this class is beneficial. Please be aware that basic writers are the targeted audience for this course. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: ENG125, ENG126. Number of items added =15 Subjects included = English, Writing
New Mexico State University Learning Games Lab collection offers Math Snacks: Animations and Games for Middle School. Math Snacks are short animations and mini-games designed to present mathematics in a very different way. Math Snacks give students, especially those who don’t particularly like math, another way to look at math concepts. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: MAT101. Number of items added =22 Subjects included = Mathematics, Mathematics education
APES in a BOX collection contain AP Environmental Science Review courses. APES in a Box is an all-inclusive study guide for the AP Environmental Science exam. APES in a BOX has been updated to reflect changes in the 2011 APES Exam! APES in a Box was written by experienced APES teachers Benjy Wood and Dave Holbert. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: AGR121, AGR170, ALT120, ARG121, ARG170, ATT135, BIO145, EGY3001, EGY3004, EHS115, ELC231, ENV110, ENV120, ENV220, EPP112, FOR175, IVS110, NUC210, and PHS140. Number of items added =33 Subjects included = Environmental science
The Virginia Historical Society, founded in 1811 in Richmond, Virginia, is a major repository, research, and teaching center for Virginia history. The mission of the Virginia Historical Society is to connect people to America’s past through the unparalleled story of Virginia. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: HIS131, HIS132. Number of items added =14 Subjects included = United States history and State history
NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. New video segments are produced weekly exploring current applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, topics. NASA eClips™ offer unlimited flexibility in the classroom for timing, sequencing and pacing instruction to meet the needs of students and classroom instructors. The courses in the NCCCS combined course library that could be support by this content include: PHY080, PHY090, AST111, ENV120, and CHM092. Number of items added =147 Subjects included = Astronomy and astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Food science, Physics, and Space sciences
Accessing Content: To find this content you can do any of the following:
- Search by free text by typing in the collection name: (i.e.“Chattanooga State Technical College” or “APES in a BOX” or “New Mexico State University Learning Games Lab” etc.)
- Browse by NROC resource series: Navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area> click on the The NROC Project > Sort by Subject Areas or Sort by NROC Collection
Important Note: Due to NROC license agreement this content is only available to NCCCS Faculty.
The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has added a large collection of its educational resources to the NCLOR. Topics included in this collection are: Agriculture, Anthropology, Architecture, Business, Civics, Cultural studies, Government, Journalism, Literature, Performing arts, Public health, Religion, Sociology, State history, Transportation, and Visual arts. There are over 2100+ resources available in this collection.
To access this series, you can do any of the following:
- Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the NC Department of Cultural Resources series.
- If you are faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
- Simply, click NC Department of Cultural Resources to view the series as a guest.