This template was created for Leeward CC ENG 100 instructors by Leeward professor Susan Wood. It is the content modules for a complete online ENG 100 course using open educational resources (OER), so no textbook is required. A companion Laulima course site is also available to use with this material. Additionally, an Instructor's Guide is available to help instructors put the course together at http://tinyurl.com/eng100-oer-instructor-guide

Free.  Open-source.  Peer-reviewed.

OpenStax College is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course. Through partnerships with companies and foundations committed to reducing costs for students, OpenStax College is working to improve access to higher education for all. OpenStax College is an initiative of Rice University and is made possible through the generous support of several philanthropic foundations.

See what the media has to say about OpenStax College the wider open education movement.

UHMC Library makes the scene

Click to Close
University of Hawaii Maui College students Jestoni Ganotisi (from left), Merian Cabaccang, Rj Bolusan, Princess Cabaccang, Dennis Ramelb and Haydie Tapat study for final exams in the school’s library recently; photo by Daphane Liwanag.

Summer Hours 2015

Monday—Thursday 10 AM to 4 PM
Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, all state holidays

Hours begin May 18.

92% of college students prefer print books

Readers have been dreading the rise of e-books since before the technology even existed. A 1991 New York Times piece predicting the imminent invention of the personal e-reader spurred angry and impassioned letters to the editor. One reader wrote in to express his worry that the new electronic books wouldn't work in the bath.
Twenty-three years later, half of American adults own an e-reading device. A few years ago, President Obama set a goal of getting e-textbooks into every classroom by 2017. Florida lawmakers have passed legislation requiring public schools to convert their textbooks to digital versions.

Happy Birthday, Hubble!

The Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The iconic observatory, which was launched into space on April 24, 1990, has had its share of adventures over the years—including a faulty mirror (later repaired) and visits from astronauts on servicing missions. For the past 25 years, Hubble has given us new perspectives on planets across the solar system and jaw-dropping views of locations across the universe. 

Lifes Little Mysteries

Life's Little Mysteries answers fascinating questions about the world around you and the stuff in it, from things in the news and on your mind to crazy questions you didn't even know you had. Their team of experienced reporters and editors do serious research while having loads of fun explaining the world's objects and phenomena, both natural and man-made.