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Author(s): US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Updated: Nov 5, 2020
Description: Medicines By Design aims to explain how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. Pharmacology is a broad discipline encompassing every aspect of the study of drugs, including their discovery and development and the testing of their action in the body. Much of the most promising pharmacological research going on at universities across the country is sponsored by the National Institute of General Medica...[more]
Author(s): Paul Grinder, Okanagan College
Updated: Oct 29, 2020
Description: We are often faced with questions concerning our finances: Am I saving enough to put my daughter through college? How much will my investment be worth five years from now? Should I pay down my mortgage with weekly or monthly payments? The mathematics of finance allows us to answer these and similar questions. This textbook aligns with Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Level Mathemativs.
Author(s): Jean-Paul Olivier; Red River College of Applied Arts, Science, & Technology
Updated: Oct 20, 2020
Description: Business math is the study of mathematics required by the field of business. Business professionals will work with taxes, gross earnings, product prices, and currency exchange; they will be offered loans, lines of credit, mortgages, leases, savings bonds, and other financial tools. This textbook covers all of these topics and how these financial tools can maximize their earnings and minimize their costs. It also discusses how to execute smart monetary decisions both personally and for their bus...[more]
Author(s): J. Stewart Black, David S. Bright, Donald G. Gardner, Eva Hartmann, et al.
Updated: Oct 14, 2020
Description: This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. An array of recurring features engages students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible management; furthermore, the unique chapter on Social Media and Communication contextualizes the importance...[more]
Author(s): David T. Bourgeois, Ph.D.
Updated: Sep 29, 2020
Description: Information Systems for Business and Beyond introduces the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they are having on our world.
Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Edwin “Jed” Herman
Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Description: Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 3 covers parametric equations and polar coordinates, vectors, fun...[more]
Author(s): Stephen M. Byars, Kurt Stanberry
Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Description: Business Ethics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester business ethics course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including case studies, application scenarios, and links to video interviews with executives, all of which help instill in students a sense of ethical awareness and responsibility.
Author(s): Paul Flowers, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Klaus Theopold, University of Delaware, Richard Langley, Stephen F. Austin State University, William R. Robinson, PhD
Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Description: Chemistry 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. The textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. The book also includes a number of innovative features, including interactive exercises and real-world applications, designed to enhance student learning. The second edition has been revised to incorpor...[more]
Author(s): Della Jean Abrahams, Portland State University
Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Description: This textbook is designed for advanced beginning-intermediate English language learners in an academic English program. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter also focuses on 10 target words from the New General Service List of English vocabulary and reviews basic grammar points. The textbook includes an audio component that consists of record...[more]
Author(s): Camosun College
Updated: Sep 9, 2020
Description: Document use is one of the nine essential skills identified by the Government of Canada to be successful in the workplace. It refers to the skills needed to find, enter, and use letters, numbers, symbols, and images in electronic and paper form. In the trades, people use document literacy skills to find and enter information in forms, lists, tables, graphs, maps, and drawings. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training res...[more]
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