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Read more about Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science

Publisher: University of Arkansas

An overview of data science for first-year data science students. The text provides a basic understanding of the disciplines within data science such that they can function on an interdisciplinary team. It also provides the knowledge needed to make an informed selection of a Concentration within the data science program.

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Read more about Technical Writing for Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering majors

Technical Writing for Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering majors

Contributors: Wettstein, Russell, Morrissey, and Browne

Publisher: TRAILS

a technical writing textbook that includes upper division technical writing skills, technical communication, and statistical methods with relevant examples and specifications for engineering, chemistry, and biology fields. This textbook includes ancillary example sheets and instructional videos

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Read more about Literature Genres: Serial Killers and Violence in Pop Culture

Literature Genres: Serial Killers and Violence in Pop Culture

Contributor: Guyant

Publisher: TRAILS

This textbook is an upper division literary genres text focused on violence and serial killers in literature and pop culture. The text includes links to current and classic literature readings, multimedia presentations, lecture outlines, project prompts, and assessments. ​

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Read more about Technical Mathematics

Technical Mathematics

Contributors: Heinrichs, Brown, and Rehberger

Publisher: TRAILS

a textbook for technical mathematics specifically for the Machining Industry. This text will include not only the basic math principles required for technical and machining mathematics, but also business math concepts to best prepare students for optimal job placement.

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Read more about Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty

Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty

Contributors: Westfall-Rudd, Vengrin, and Elliott-Engel

Publisher: Virginia Tech Publishing

The primary objective of this book is to provide a resource for graduate teaching assistants who are looking for practical strategies and guidance as they begin their careers as postsecondary STEM educators. The text will be designed to address a comprehensive list of topics to support the professional development of new faculty, recognizing that those holding academic faculty positions within a college or university are expected to be active in teaching, discovery, and outreach.

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Read more about Chemistry for Non-Majors

Chemistry for Non-Majors

Contributor: Cooper

Publisher: Michigan State University

Our goal is to present concepts and skills in various ways, ask students to talk about and work with their understanding, and then ask questions about what students actually mean when they use specific words and ideas. Critical to the success of this approach is time: the time required to understand what students think before, during, and after reading the text and working with the applets and activities; the time required for students to recognize and talk about their assumptions; the time required to listen to them, to ask them what, exactly, they mean, and for them to explain, analyze, and where appropriate reconsider, their ideas.

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Read more about Introduction to Neuroscience

Introduction to Neuroscience

Contributor: Henley

Publisher: Michigan State University

Introduction to neuroscience.

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Read more about Elementary Earth and Space Science Methods

Elementary Earth and Space Science Methods

Contributors: Dunn, Haley, McDonald, Smith, and Neal

Publisher: University of Iowa

This content knowledge book is meant for future science teachers. It is divided into four parts which align with the Science Methods II course at the University of Iowa: Space Science, Earth Science, Climate Change, and Pedagogy. Within each part, the material is broken down into smaller chapters. Here you will find written explanations, video links, glossary terms, key takeaways, and practice quizzes to help you understand the material. This book is designed to be a flexible resource; use it as much or as little as you need throughout the course.

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Read more about Our Sexual Selves

Our Sexual Selves

Contributors: Rahman and Dimopoulos

Publisher: College of Marin

A Human Sexuality Reader for the Behavioral Sciences

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Read more about Critical Feminist Methodologies

Critical Feminist Methodologies

Contributors: Bailey and Essmiller

Publisher: Oklahoma State University

This resource will be the initial product of an open pedagogy project completed as part of a graduate level critical feminist methodologies course. The introduction to the book will set the stage by providing the epistemological and theoretical grounding of the course materials, describe the materials the students read, and provide information about the exemplar assignment. The main body of of the text will include scholarly discussions and analyses of thematically grouped exemplar work representative of critical feminist methodologies. Complementary to each scholarly analysis will be pieces focused on the work created from the perspective of the population and voices addressed in the exemplar.

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