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An overview of Connexions, the Connexions home page, navigation tools, and accounts.
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Overview

Connexions is a web-based document creation and management system for education and research materials. There are two parts toConnexions: a Content Commons that contains these materials and the software tools necessary to create, manage, and access thesematerials. A tour of the workings of Connexions and its parts appears on the Connexionsweb page, under the "About" tab.

From its inception, Connexions was designed to allow the collaborative development and free availability of material.Instructors and authors can modify this material for any educational purpose. Connexions offers Free/Open Source softwaretools to help students, instructors, and authors manage these information assets for sharing and advancing knowledge tobenefit the global educational community. All of this is accomplished through the use of the Creative Commons Attribution license .

There are three general categories of Connexions users:

  • Students - who use Connexions to access information on-line, to prepare for their classes.
  • Authors - who enter content into Connexions in document files called modules.
  • Instructors - who build courses, which are documents created by linking related modules together in a specific order.

Connexions knowledge factory

Connexions Knowledge Factory.

Before you begin using the Connexions system, you should verify that you have all of the necessary software. Visit the Connexions Quick Start Guide for a listing of the software that you will need and the links to help you download it.

The connexions home page

The Connexions home page is the starting point for your use of Connexions. It contains thefollowing items:

These items also appear on the other Connexions web pages.
Connexions home page

Home, about, content, software, and help tabs

On the upper left of the Connexions home page are tabs labeled "Home", "About", "Content", "Software", and "Help". Clicking onthese tabs display the following Connexions pages:

  • Home returns to the Connexions home page.
  • About displays the "About" page that contains a general descriptionof Connexions and links to more detailed information about Connexions, how it works, the people behind it, and a listof contacts.
  • Content displays a set of tabs that will list modulesby title, author, or keywords, and list the courses.
  • Software displays the "Connexions Technology" page that containslinks to Connexions software and tools.
  • Help displays the "Help" page that contains links to installation,reference, and other information to answer your questions about Connexions.

Questions & Answers

how can chip be made from sand
Eke Reply
are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Berger describes sociologists as concerned with
Mueller Reply
what is hormones?
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Source:  OpenStax, Connexions tutorial for vef fellows. OpenStax CNX. Dec 20, 2006 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10395/1.2
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