examples

Learning Objects (LO) in Arts and Humanities:

LO Repository
Learning Resource/Core Knowledge Object LO Components
TheGateway Bombed Last Night: Singing at the Front in World War I, by GMU’s History Matters, a webpage of primary sources (song lyrics) Comments
Sharing
State Standards
MERLOT Crisis at Fort Sumter, by Richard B. Latner (Tulane University), an interactive simulation and decision making focusing on federal and state policy formation in 1861; submitted by MERLOT member, Cynthia Poe (UW-Madison) Peer Reviews
Comments
Learning Exercises
SOPHIA Homonyms, by Nikki Hansen (University of Minnesota), narratives (text, slides and videos) explaining homonyms, what they are and spelling/memory tips for writers Peer Reviews
User Feedback
User Ratings
Sharing
NSDL Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC), networking site to promote create uses of technology by consortium members: humanists, artists, scientists, social scientists and engineers. Grade Level
Intended Audience

Learning Objects in Math, Engineering, Technology and the Sciences:

LO Repository
Learning Resource/Core Knowledge Object LO Components
KY Learning Depot Cramer’s Rule, by Roy Peterson (Wisc-Online contributor), an animated (Flash) interactive series of slides to present on multiple methods to solve a system of equations; contributed to KyLD by the librarian/administrator (as part of the Southern Region Education Board’s collaboration, SCORE, and its partnership with the Wisc-Online repository) Comments
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MERLOT Music Acoustics, by Joe Wolfe (University of New South Wales), a website that offers introductory information on the physics of acoustics and a listing of the acoustics of different musical instruments and voice – and an interactive component featuring a virtual flute; submitted by the author of the site, Joe Wolfe, Physics, UNSW, Australia Peer Reviews
Comments
Learning Exercises
SOPHIA Polygraph Test Results and Probability, by Mary Daunis (Normandale Community College), slides showing 4 possible situations in a polygraph test and presents the probabilities for each. Peer Reviews
User Feedback
Ratings
Sharing
MERLOT Probability Histograms, by Richard B. Latner (Tulane University), an interactive simulation and decision making focusing on federal and state policy formation in 1861; submitted by MERLOT member, Cynthia Poe (UW-Madison) Peer Reviews
Comments
Learning Exercises

Learning Objects in the Social Sciences:

LO Repository
Learning Resource/Core Knowledge Object LO Components
Wisc-Online The Diversity of 21st Century Work Teams, Therese Nemec (Fox Valley Technical College), interactive slides in which learners test their knowledge of demographics in the U.S. and in the world — immediate feedback is provided. Comments
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Rating
MERLOT Human Rights Here and Now: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, by Nancy Flowers (University of Minnesota), a website complete with explanations and suggested activities for learning about human rights; submitted by MERLOT member, Cathy Swift (CSU) Peer Reviews
Comments
Learning Exercises
Sharing
KY Learning Depot International Exchange Rate Conversion: Imports versus Exports, by Steve Anderson (Wisc-Online contributor), a series of slides explaining the business and economics of exchange rates for consumer products; the student is provided with formulas to calculate exchange rates and to determine the impact of prices of exports and imports. Comments
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