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  • American Government: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Glen Krutz, University of Oklahoma, Sylvie Waskiewicz
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American Government and understand how t...[more]

  • Astronomy: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Andrew Fraknoi, Foothill College, David Morrison, NASA Ames Research Center, Sidney C. Wolff, National Optical Astronomy Observatory
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Astronomy is written in clear non-technical language, with the occasional touch of humor and a wide range of clarifying illustrations. It has many analogies drawn from everyday life to help non-science majors appreciate, on their own terms, what our modern exploration of the universe is revealing. Astronomy was written, updated, and reviewed by a broad range of astronomers and astronomy educators in a strong community effort. Astronomy has information and images from the New Horizons exploratio...[more]

  • Chemistry - Atoms First: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Edward J. Neth, University of Connecticut, Paul Flowers, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Klaus Theopold, University of Delaware, Richard Langley, Stephen F. Austin State University
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Chemistry - Atoms First is a peer-reviewed, openly licensed introductory textbook produced through a collaborative publishing partnership between OpenStax and the University of Connecticut and UConn Student Government Association. This title is an adaptation of the OpenStax Chemistry text and covers scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. Reordered to fit an atoms first approach, this title introduces atomic and molecular structure much earlier than the ...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 3: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institue of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, 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 ...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 2: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, 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 2 covers integration, differential...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 1: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, 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 1 covers functions, limits, deriva...[more]

  • Business Communication for Success

    Author(s): University of Minnesota Libraries' Publishing Services (Adapted version)
    Date: Feb 3, 2017

    Description: Business Communication for Success (BCS) provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the study and application of written and oral business communication to serve both student and professor. The text includes a number of features such as learning objectives, exercises, real world examples, key terms, and post-chapter assessments. Each chapter is self-contained, allowing for mix-and-match flexibility and custom or course-specific design. The first three chapters form the core foundation for...[more]

  • Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition

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    Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Dr. Hammond Tarry, Capilano University, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Feb 3, 2017

    Description: The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

  • Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867. It provides room for Aboriginal and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between the territory that coalesces into the shape of modern Canada and the larger continent and world in which it operates, and engages with emergent issues in the field. The material is pursued in a largely chronological manner to the early 19th century,...[more]

  • Canadian History: Post-Confederation

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: This textbook introduces aspects of the history of Canada since Confederation. “Canada” in this context includes Newfoundland and all the other parts that come to be aggregated into the Dominion after 1867. Much of this text follows thematic lines. Each chapter moves chronologically but with alternative narratives in mind. What Aboriginal accounts must we place in the foreground? Which structures (economic or social) determine the range of choices available to human agents of history? What envi...[more]