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  • Human Nutrition

    Author(s): University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Food Science and Human Nutrition Program
    Date: Oct 23, 2018

    Description: This open textbook was developed as an introductory nutrition resource to reflect the diverse dietary patterns of people in Hawai‘’i and the greater Pacific. It serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students and is the OER textbook for the FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition course at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifes...[more]

  • Beginning Excel

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    Author(s): Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Julie Romey, Mary Schatz, Diane Shingledecker, OpenOregon
    Date: Oct 19, 2018

    Description: This textbook was written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel. While the figures shown utilize Excel 2016, the textbook was written to be applicable to other versions of Excel as well. The book introduces new users to the basics of spreadsheets and is appropriate for students in any major who have not used Excel before.

  • Mastering Strategic Management

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    Author(s): Dave Ketchen , Auburn University, Jeremy Short , University of Oklahoma
    Date: Oct 19, 2018

    Description: Mastering Strategic Management by Dave Ketchen and Jeremy Short is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today’s students are visual learners. To meet students’ wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the book. ...[more]

  • Introductory Chemistry

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    Author(s): David W. Ball
    Date: Oct 19, 2018

    Description: The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled, appro...[more]

  • Liberté

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    Author(s): Gretchen Angelo
    Date: Oct 19, 2018

    Description: Liberté, by Gretchen Angelo, is a first-year college French textbook with a true communicative approach. Each chapter is built around communicative strategies. Clearly defined objectives in communication, culture, and grammar are given at the start of each chapter, and summary exercises at the end allow students to measure their mastery of these objectives. It has been adopted by instructors at over twenty-five colleges and high schools. Gretchen Angelo teaches French language and literature at...[more]

  • Nationalism, Self-determination and Secession

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    Author(s): Geoff Andrews, Open University, Michael Saward, Open University
    Date: Oct 18, 2018

    Description: What makes a ‘nation’ and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This unit will provide you with an introduction to studying political ideas by looking at how people who see themselves as nations challenge the existing order to assert their right to a state of their own. After studying this unit you should be able to: grasp the concepts of nation, nationalism and self-determination; have a better understanding of the role they play in current political disputes; think about the...[more]

  • Precalculus (Stitz-Zeager)

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    Author(s): Carl Stitz, Jeff Zeager
    Date: Oct 18, 2018

    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 are...[more]

  • Biology - 2e: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Mary Ann Clark, Texas Wesleyan University, Jung Choi, Georgia Institute of Technology, Matthew Douglas, Grand Rapids Community College
    Date: Oct 12, 2018

    Description: Biology 2e is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester biology course for science majors. The text provides comprehensive coverage of foundational research and core biology concepts through an evolutionary lens. Biology includes rich features that engage students in scientific inquiry, highlight careers in the biological sciences, and offer everyday applications. The book also includes various types of practice and homework questions that help students und...[more]

  • Principles of Economics - 2e: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Steven A. Greenlaw, University of Mary Washington, David Shapiro, Pennsylvania State University, Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Oct 12, 2018

    Description: Principles of Economics 2e (2nd edition) covers the scope and sequence of requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced approach to micro-and macroeconomics, to both Keynesian and classical views, and to the theory and application of economics concepts. The text also includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impact...[more]

  • Introduction to Business: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Lawrence J. Gitman, Carl McDaniel, Amit Shah, Monique Reece, Linda Koffel, Bethann Talsma, James C. Hyatt
    Date: Oct 9, 2018

    Description: Introduction to Business covers the scope and sequence of most introductory business courses. The book provides detailed explanations in the context of core themes such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and managing change. Introduction to Business includes hundreds of current business examples from a range of industries and geographic locations, which feature a variety of individuals. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of busines...[more]