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  • Precalculus: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Jay Abramson, Arizona State University
    Date: Feb 16, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Precalculus is intended for college-level precalculus students. Since precalculus courses vary from one institution to the next, we have attempted to meet the needs of as broad an audience as possible, including all of the content that might be covered in any particular course. The result is a comprehensive book that covers more ground than an instructor could likely cover in a typical one- or two-semester course; but instructors should find, almost without fail, ...[more]

  • Principles of Macroeconomics: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    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 educators...[more]

  • Principles of Economics: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College, Steven A. Greenlaw, University of Mary Washington
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    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 f...[more]

  • Presentation Software

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    Author(s): ABT Collaborative
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: An introduction to creating electronic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

  • Precalculus: Stitz Zeager

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    Author(s): Carl Stitz, Ph.D., Jeff Zeager, Ph.D.
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Precalculus is an introductory text. The material is presented at a level intended to prepare students for Calculus while also giving them relevant mathematical skills that can be used in other classes. The authors describe their approach as "Functions First," believing introducing functions first will help students understand new concepts more completely. Each section includes homework exercises, and the answers to most computational questions are included in the text (discussion questions a...[more]

  • Prealgebra: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Lynn Marecek, Santa Ana College, MaryAnne Anthony-Smith, Formerly of Santa Ana College
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Prealgebra is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for a one-semester prealgebra course. The text introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics. Prealgebra follows a nontraditional approach in its presentation of content. The beginning, in particular, is presented as a sequence of small...[more]

  • Teaching in a Digital Age

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    Author(s): A.W. (Tony) Bates
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching. The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not...[more]

  • Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science

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    Author(s): Roland Stull, UBC
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: The author designed this book for students and professionals who want to understand and apply basic meteorological concepts, but who don’t need to derive equations. To make this book accessible to more people, the author converted the equations into algebra. With algebraic approximations to the atmosphere, you can see the physical meaning of each term and you can plug in numbers to get usable answers. No previous knowledge of meteorology is needed — the book starts from the ...[more]

  • Physical Geology

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    Author(s): Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science depar...[more]

  • Microbiology: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Nina Parker, Shenandoah University , Mark Schneegurt, Wichita State University, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Georgia Southwestern State University, Brian M. Forster, Saint Joseph's University, Philip Lister, Central New Mexico Community College
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Microbiology covers the scope and sequence requirements for a single-semester microbiology course for non-majors. The book presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications for careers in allied health. The pedagogical features of the text make the material interesting and accessible while maintaining the career-application focus and scientific rigor inherent in the subject matter. Microbiology’s art program enhances students’ understanding of concepts through clear and ef...[more]