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Flash resources are now available across a range of subjects, such as: biology, mathematics, chemistry, international exchange rates, and visual perception. Wisc-Online and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) have made nine of these editable Flash resources available to SCORE member institutions, which includes Florida K20 educators. Quick find: Search The Orange Grove for “Wisc online” (in quotations).
FAQs About APA Citation Style. Carla M. Clark, Librarian at Miami-Dade College’s Medical Center Campus, created four video podcasts showing how to deal with common problems students face when citing sources for their research. The series covers: 1) No Date, 2) No Author, 3) Multiple Authors, and 4) Secondary Source. Quick find: search “APA” (in quotes).
Computer Graphics. Check out these 24 Flash tutorials created by Dr. Dave Dawson, at the University of West Florida. Dave uses these to support a 2000-level technology production class as reference clips for specific skills. Skills covered include creating “bare bones” html documents, creating tables, lists and hyperlinks in web pages, drawing objects and creating image effects in common graphics applications and working with content frames in print layout applications. Quick find: search “computer graphics” (in quotes)
Astronomy Resources. Seminole Community College instructor Alex Dickison has generously shared hundreds of short Astronomy video clips through The Orange Grove. He uses these narrated short segments, around 1 minute in length, in his online Descriptive Astronomy classes. Please share the news with your faculty teaching Astronomy and related subjects. Quick find: search on “Astronomy”
Health and Nursing Resources. Over 30 of these Shockwave movies are available for use in the Valencia Community College collection and accessible to the general public. Quick find: search on “Nursing”
Descriptive Statistics. Jacqueline Copeland, an instructor at Wake Technical College, North Carolina, created several Flash demonstrations of how to use technology (Excel and the TI -83/84) in descriptive statistics. These resources are available to the public. Some topics include computing probabilities, finding measures of center and measures of variation, and quartiles and Z-scores. Quick find: search on “descriptive statistics”