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Below you will find a wide selection of digital resources created by ACS faculty, staff, and students. All are available for use in your classroom. Resources are organized by subject.

Literature

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Writing the Natural StateCreated by Amanda Hagood (Hendrix College)

A class blog including essays, digital stories, and links about literature and environmental issues in Arkansas. Also includes links to all course assignments and readings.

Mathematics

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Life is Linear. Created by Tim Chartier (Davidson College)

A series of four 60-minute webinars on real-life applications of linear algebra, including: Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Google, and Sports Ranking. Each webinar includes project ideas and questions for further research.

GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

county_gas_prices Analyzing and Creating Maps. Created by Mike Winiski (Furman University) & Jeremy Donald (Trinity University)

A suite of activities (including tutorials and interactive activities) designed to help students understand and use data classification when both interpreting and creating maps. Topics covered include: Looking Critically at MapsHistograms, Measures of Central Tendency, and Data Types; A Case Study of New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina; and Creating Your Own Maps.

 

 

Sociology

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Population and EnvironmentCreated by Carmel E. Price (Furman University)

A class blog including student essays on demography and environmental issues.

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