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  • Principles of Macroeconomics

    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Macroeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including: the housing bubble and housing crisis, Zimbabwe’s hyperinflation, global unemployment, and the appointment of the United States’ first female Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educ...[more]

  • Principles of Microeconomics

    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Microeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; the Keystone Pipeline, Occupy Wall Street, and debates over the minimum wage. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educators dedicated to the project. The outcome is a balanced approach to economics and to the theory and ap...[more]

  • Principles of Economics

    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College, Steven A. Greenlaw, University of Mary Washington
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Economics covers the scope and sequence for a two-semester principles of economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; discussions on the great recession, the controversy among economists over the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the recent government shutdown, and the appointment of the United States’ first female Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective...[more]

  • Collaborative Statistics BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Barbara Illowsky, De Anza College, Susan Dean, De Anza College
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermedi...[more]

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Author(s): J. Gordon Betts, Tyler Junior College, Peter DeSaix, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eddie Johnson, Central Oregon Community College, Jody E. Johnson, Arapahoe Community College, Oksana Korol, Aims Community College, Dean H. Kruse, Portland Community College, Brandon Poe, Springfield Technical Community College, James A. Wise, Hampton University, Kelly A. Young, California State University, Long Beach
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook for the yearlong Human Anatomy and Physiology course taught at most two- and four-year colleges and universities to students majoring in nursing and allied health. Anatomy and Physiology is 29 chapters of pedagogically effective learning content, organized by body system, and written at an audience-appropriate level. The lucid text, strategically constructed art, inspiring career features, and links to external learning...[more]

  • Concepts of Biology

    Author(s): Samantha Fowler, Clayton State University , Rebecca Roush, Sandhills Community College, James Wise, Hampton University
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Concepts of Biology is designed for the single-semester introduction to biology course for non-science majors, which for many students is their only college-level science course. As such, this course represents an important opportunity for students to develop the necessary knowledge, tools, and skills to make informed decisions as they continue with their lives. Rather than being mired down with facts and vocabulary, the typical non-science major student needs inf...[more]

  • Biology BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Yael Avissar, Rhode Island College, Jung Choi, Georgia Institute of Technology, Jean DeSaix, University of North Carolina, Vladimir Jurukovski, Suffolk County Community College, Robert Wise, University of Wisconsin, Connie Rye, East Mississippi Community College
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand. To meet the needs of today’s instructors and students, some content has been strategically condensed while maintaining the overall scope and coverage of traditional texts for this course. Instructors can customize the book, adap...[more]

  • Introduction to Sociology BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Nathan Keirns, Zane State College, Eric Strayer, Hartnell College, Heather Griffiths, Fayetteville State University, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Georgia Perimeter College, Gail Scaramuzzo, Lackawanna College, Sally Vyain, Ivy Tech Community College
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. This free online text meets standard scope and sequence requirements and incorporates current events, such as the Occupy Wall Street movement. The text is designed for the Introduction to Sociology course at any two- to four-year school.

  • College Physics BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Dr. Paul Peter Urone, California State University Sacramento, Dr. Roger Hinrichs, State University of New York, College at Oswego, Dr. Kim Dirks, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Dr. Manjula Sharma, University of Sydney, Australia
    Date: Jul 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, this introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. College Physics includes learning objectives, concept questions, links to labs and PhET simulations, and ample practice opportunities to solve traditional physics application problems.

  • Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective

    Author(s): James Don Edwards, University of Georgia, Roger H. Hermanson, Georgia State University, Susan D. Ivancevich, University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Date: Jul 8, 2014

    Description: Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.