Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Flipped Classroom Modules

Author(s):Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman

Description:This learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course, as part of a larger module of learning activities that includes prior viewing of an interactive instructional video.

Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Guided Inquiry Activities

Author(s):Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman

Description:This guided inquiry learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course.

Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Context Study Activities

Author(s): Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman

Description:This learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course, as part of a larger module of learning activities that include a prior reading of a short background information document.

Clinical Anatomy

Author(s): Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Claudia Krebs, Marianne Brophy, Kim Campbell, Simone Gruenig, Melanie Willson, Flaviana Vieira, Nicole Bernardes, Janet Currie, Thayanthini Tharmaratnam, Carrie Miller, Olivia May Holuszko, Paige Blumer, & Monika Fejtek. (2020).

Description:This resource provides foundational knowledge for healthcare professionals related to the physiology of lactation.

FNH 200: Introductory Food Science Course Modules and Content

Author(s):Judy Chan

Description:Students are introduced to chemical and physical properties of foods; issues pertaining to safety; nutritive value and consumer acceptability of food, food quality and additives; food preservation techniques and transformation of agricultural commodities into food products; foods of the future.

Soil Web 200

Author(s):Krzic, M., K. Wiseman, L. Dampier, S. Grand, J. Wilson and D. Gaumont-Guay

Description:SoilWeb200 provides students with online, interactive, graphical, video and text-based information to assist them in understanding fundamental soil science concepts. It also relates these concepts to various soil management issues. SoilWeb200 is used to support the lecture and lab-based teaching methods in the APBI 200 – Introduction to Soil Science course.

PLP: An Introduction to Mathematical Proof

Author(s): Seçkin Demirbaş, Andrew Rechnitzer

Description: An Introduction to Mathematical Proof is a textbook on mathematical thinking, logic and proof-writing that emphasizes not only mathematical correctness, but clarity of exposition and the building of intuition that is so critical to constructing proofs.

Optimal, Integral, Likely: Optimization, Integral Calculus, and Probability for Students of Commerce and the Social Sciences

Author(s): Bruno Belevan, Parham Hamidi, Nisha Malhotra, Elyse Yeager

Description: Optimal, Integral, Likely is a free, open-source textbook intended for UBC’s course MATH 105: Integral Calculus with Applications to Commerce and Social Sciences.

Rock the Boat: Using Theatre to Reimagine Graduate Supervision

Author(s):Susan Cox, Michael Lee, Matthew Smithdeal, Tala Maragha

Description:Rock the Boat is an open-access multimedia resource designed to provoke dialogue about graduate supervision relationships within universities, and their impact on student and faculty wellbeing.

Principles of Social Psychology – 1st International Edition

Author(s):Charles Stangor, Rajiv Jhangiani, Hammond Tarry, Benjamin Cheung

Description:This is an adaptation by Benjamin Cheung of Principles of Social Psychology-1st International Edition for UBC Psych 308A.

Digital Meijis: Revisualizing Modern Japanese History at 150

Author(s):Tristan R. Grunow, Naoko Kato

Description:Digital Meijis: Re-visualising Modern Japanese History at 150 is a curated and edited collection on the Meiji Period, pairing digitized materials and documents with historical narrative and interpretive analysis.

RMST 202: Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World II, Modern to Postmodern

Author(s): Jon Beasly-Murray

Description: In this course, we read literary texts, mostly novels, originally written in French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The site comes with lectures for each text (as well as an introductory and concluding lecture) in video format, uploaded to YouTube; written transcripts are also provided. There are also conversation videos (also uploaded to YouTube) with other experts in the field. In addition there are many additional resources, not the least of which are the contributions of students, who post weekly responses to the reading. All this is organized both in terms of the authors covered and via a tag cloud of major concepts.

Open Problem Bank for Physics (OPBP)

Author(s): Firas Moosvi, Jake Bobowski, John Hopkinson, Reza Khanbabaie

Description: The Open Problem Bank for Physics (OPBP) is meant to be used with introductory physics courses that are either calculus or algebra-based. It pairs nicely with the OpenStax College or University Physics textbooks developed by Rice University.

Introduction to the Tibetan Language

Author(s): Sonam Rinchen Chusang

Description: Introduction to the Tibetan Language provides an introduction for students to study colloquial expressions in Lhasa Tibetan. It is designed as a self-paced, open access course and offers learners a basic introduction to the Tibetan Language, with lessons on script, grammar, basic vocabulary, and guidance on how to carry out a basic conversation.

Evidence-based Science Education in Action

Author(s): UBC Faculty of Science

Description:An open collection of video demonstrations of classroom, lab and other instructional strategies which was inspired by the observation that instructors are most likely to consider trying new teaching strategies after watching a colleague or a video that demonstrates the strategy in action in a real setting. The videos are not documentaries or testimonials, but are demonstrations of students learning, and teaching strategies in action. 

Neuroanatomy at UBC

Author(s): Claudia Krebs; Monika Fejtek

Description:Neuroanatomy at UBC is a website that includes photographs, diagrams, illustrations, MRI scans, and 3D reconstructions of functionally important parts of the human brain. The website is maintained by Dr. Claudia Krebs, a senior instructor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at UBC. All original content on the Neuroanatomy at UBC website is licensed under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 license.

Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science

Author(s): Roland Stull

Description: Practical Meteorology is an open textbook created by Roland Stull and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. 

Differential Calculus for the Life Sciences

Author(s): Leah Edelstein-Keshet

Description: Differential Calculus for the Life Sciences is an open textbook created by Leah Edelstein-Keshet. Calculus arose as a tool for solving practical scientific problems through the centuries. However, it is often taught as a technical subject with rules and formulas (and occasionally theorems), devoid of its connection to applications. In this textbook, the applications form an important focal point, with emphasis on life sciences.

The Science Education Initiative Handbook

Author(s): Stephanie V. Chasteen, Warren J. Code

Description: This openly-licensed Handbook is based on the Science Education Initiative (SEI), a transformative initiative aimed at changing STEM teaching practices in university settings.

Analytics@Sauder Open Learning Resources

Author(s): Gene Moo Lee, Steven Shechter, Martha Essak, Chunhua Wu, Sunah Cho,
Elisabeth Chin, Zhen Mu, Rob Peregoodoff

UBC Business Analytics Open Learning Resource is a collection of open-source business analytics tools and resources to enhance data analysis and meta-skills for business analytics professionals of all skill levels — including students in UBC Sauder School of Business Master of Business Analytics, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, and Master of Management programs.

UnRoman Romans

Author(s): Siobhán McElduff

Description: UnRoman Romans is a reader on socially stigmatized groups in ancient Rome: actors athletes, dancers, sex workers, and sexual non-conformists. This reader was created as part of a class and uses student-scholars who contributed parts of the reader as a course assignment. It contains out of copyright and original translations of ancient texts, along with introductions, glossaries, images and other explanatory material.

The Laws of Settlement – 54 Laws Underlying Settlements Across Scale and Culture

Author(s): Erick Villagomez

Description: Laws of Settlement revives, updates and refreshes the ’54 Laws of Settlements’ outlined in Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis’ seminal book Ekistics: An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements, making them relevant to the problems we face in the 21st century.

Let’s Read French

Author(s):Somayeh Kamranian, Guy de Maupassant, Alphonse Daudet, and Jean Giono

Description: An open text reader of Public Domain 19th century French Literature with interactive language learning activities. The text could be read by students who have level B1 and B2 (intermediate and upper intermediate) in French, but by adding the synonym of some of the words in English, we tried to make it accessible for the students who have level A2 (elementary level).

Inorganic Chemistry for Chemical Engineers

Author(s): Vishakha Monga, Paul Flowers, Klaus Theopold, William R. Robinson, and Richard Langle

Description: The main objective of this book is to introduce students to the basic principles of inorganic chemistry and link them with current applications relevant to a chemical engineer.

CLP-1 Differential Calculus

Author(s): Joel Feldman, Andrew Rechnitzer and Elyse Yeager

Description:This textbook covers single variable differential calculus. It also includes an additional problem book that contains a curated collection of problems which are relevant to most Calculus-I courses.

Spectacles in the Roman World

Author(s):Siobhán McElduff

Description:This is a collection of primary sources on Roman games and spectacles in their various forms, created for CLST 260