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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Social Sciences American cultural memory American Culture American west Expansionism History Native north america

This course examines both the

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Health and Welfare Development Developmental stages Exercise Growth Impaired homeostatis Life Span Developmental Psychology

This course addresses essential learning outcomes in normal growth, development and nutrition across the lifespan, inclusive of aging. Its focus is on normal function rather than disease. Level: First Year Medical Students Unless otherwise noted this Work, Human Growth and Development, by Brent Williams is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Social Sciences Book authorship Book distribution Book manufacture Book production Cultural history Print culture

This course addresses a number of fundamental questions in European cultural history centered on the book as both material as well as cultural and social object. Touching on a variety of different physical formats, the course explores questions of authorship, production, manufacture, distribution, and reading of books, as well as their restriction and periodic prohibition. The course makes use of the University's large special collections holdings and students carry out extended individual projects using these holdings. The final unit of the course is devoted to the fundamental changes in print culture being fostered by the Internet and hypertext, with examination in particular of the University of Michigan's evolving role in the novel enterprise of electronic book circulation. Course Level: Graduate This Work, SI 633 - A Cultural and Material History of the Book from Pre-Gutenberg to Post-Google, by dmalicke is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Computer Sciences Community engagement Community information Everyday information use Information needs Information-seeking behavior

This course provides an opportunity for students to examine information seeking and use in geographic communities. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore: 1) selected community information needs & use situations (everyday life problem solving, community problem solving, citizenship, civic engagement and participation); 2) factors that influence community information use including the roles of community information organizations & institutions; 3) models of community information provision. The course starts with a brief historical introduction. Students will have opportunities to examine in more detail topics of especial interest to them. Course Level: Graduate This Work, SI 645 / SI 745 - Information Use in Communities, by Joan C. Durrance is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.