12 Works

Unseen Labor

Ann Kardos
An international library community-organizing embroidery project and exhibit about metadata, the people who provide access to resources and our public service Conceived and curated by Ann Kardos On display at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the Science and Engineering Library, January 21, 2022 through May 6, 2022.

Transforming Institutions: Accelerating Systemic Change in Higher Education

Kate White, Andrea Beach, Noah Finkelstein, Charles Henderson, Scott Simkins, Linda Slakey, Marilyne Stains, Gabriela Weaver & Lorne Whitehead
This volume of Transforming Institutions follows from and builds on its predecessor of five years ago (Weaver et al., 2015) with a mix of case studies, models, and analyses. The authors and editors provide key perspectives for advancing change initiatives in higher education and STEM education. The Transforming Institutions conferences and book series began with the first convening in 2011 at Purdue University, organized by the Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC), and continues with the...

Science for the People: Documents from America’s Movement of Radical Scientists

Sigrid Schmalzer, Daniel S. Chard & Alsya Botelho
For the first time, this book compiles original documents from Science for the People, the most important radical science movement in U.S. history. Between 1969 and 1989, Science for the People mobilized American scientists, teachers, and students to practice a socially and economically just science, rather than one that served militarism and corporate profits. Through research, writing, protest, and organizing, members sought to demystify scientific knowledge and embolden “the people” to take science and technology...

Physics 132: What is an Electron? What is Light?

Brokk Toggerson & Emily Hansen
A second semester introductory physics course for life sciences students that looks to deepen students' understanding of biology and chemistry through physics all through the lens of understanding two of the most fundamental particles in the Universe: electrons and photons. The book begins with exploring the quantum mechanical nature of these objects to expand on what students have learned in chemistry and then proceeds to geometric optics (using the human eye as a theme), electrostatics...

UMass Amherst Writing Program Student Writing Anthology

Elkie Burnside, Grayson Chong, Molly Hennigan, Mitia Nath & Bukem Reitmayer

Center Roles in Undergraduate STEM Education: A Guide for Self-Evaluation

Deborah L. Carlisle

Torniamo a tavola! Volume 1

Melina Masterson

Tutt* a tavola! Volume 1

Stacy Giufre & Melina Masterson
This new open educational resource is for Elementary Italian. Our goal is for this book to be comprehensive, user-friendly, inclusive, and cost-effective. Tutt* a tavola has two parts, one for each course, with six chapters in each. Generally speaking, each chapter addresses three to four grammatical topics and includes a vocabulary section related to a cultural theme. The vocabulary is also incorporated into the grammatical presentations and exercises. There is also a short reading in...

Torniamo a tavola! Volume 2

Melina Masterson

Tokyo University and the War

Tachibani Takashi & Richard H. Minear
Tachibana Takashi (b. 1940 and himself a graduate of Tokyo University) traces the relations between the Japanese imperial state and Tokyo University, its showcase educational institution. He focuses on the era 1930-1945, including rightist politics, war mobilization, Pearl Harbor, and utter defeat. He describes attacks on the university’s patriotism by outside and inside agitators, factional fighting within the university (his focus is on the faculties of Economics and Law), collaborationism or the retreat into silence...

Tutt* a tavola! Volume 2

Stacy Giufre & Melina Masterson

Radical Social Theory: An Appraisal, A Critique, and an Overcoming

Graciela Monteagudo

Registration Year

  • 2022

Resource Types

  • Book


  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Temple University
  • University of Virginia
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of British Columbia
  • Western Michigan University