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Read more about Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Contributor: Larson

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

This book is suited for the Entrepreneurship or Innovation course with an emphasis on Sustainability or for a course devoted entirely to Sustainability.

(5 reviews)

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Read more about The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

Contributors: Ball, Hill, and Scott

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry by David W. Ball, John W. Hill, and Rhonda J. Scott is for the one-semester General, Organic and Biological Chemistry course. The authors designed this textbook from the ground up to meet the needs of a one-semester course. It is 20 chapters in length and approximately 350-400 pages; just the right breadth and depth for instructors to teach and students to grasp.

(20 reviews)

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Read more about The Power of Selling

The Power of Selling

Contributor: Richmond

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

The Power of Selling is the perfect textbook to teach students about the proven process of selling. More important, it teaches students how to apply the tenets of selling to how to sell themselves and get the job they want, with the same process professional sales people learn (or brush up) on their own selling skills.

(5 reviews)

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Read more about Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

Contributor: Downey

Publisher: Green Tea Press

Think Python is a concise introduction to software design using the Python programming language. Intended for people with no programming experience, this book starts with the most basic concepts and gradually adds new material. Some of the ideas students find most challenging, like recursion and object-oriented programming, are divided into a sequence of smaller steps and introduced over the course of several chapters.

(7 reviews)

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Read more about Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Vol. I

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Vol. I

Contributors: Lowe and Zemliansky

Publisher: WAC Clearinghouse

Volumes in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing offer multiple perspectives on a wide-range of topics about writing, much like the modelmade famous by Wendy Bishop's “The Subject Is . . .” series. In eachchapter, authors present their unique views, insights, and strategies forwriting by addressing the undergraduate reader directly. Drawing ontheir own experiences, these teachers-as-writers invite students to joinin the larger conversation about developing nearly every aspect of thecraft of writing. Consequently, each essay functions as a standalonetext that can easily complement other selected readings in writing orwriting-intensive courses across the disciplines at any level.

(16 reviews)

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Read more about Business Information Systems: Design an App for That

Business Information Systems: Design an App for That

Contributors: Frost, Pike, Kenyo, and Pels

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

We set out to design an introductory course governed by four themes:

(5 reviews)

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Read more about Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis

Contributors: McAfee and Lewis

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not. Introductory economics material is integrated. Standard mathematical tools, including calculus, are used throughout. The book easily serves as an intermediate microeconomics text, and can be used for a relatively sophisticated undergraduate who has not taken a basic university course in economics.

(4 reviews)

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Read more about Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

When you teach Introduction to Psychology, do you find it difficult — much harder than teaching classes in statistics or research methods? Do you easily give a lecture on the sympathetic nervous system, a lecture on Piaget, and a lecture on social cognition, but struggle with linking these topics together for the student? Do you feel like you are presenting a laundry list of research findings rather than an integrated set of principles and knowledge? Have you wondered how to ensure your course is relevant to your students? Introduction to Psychology utilizes the dual theme of behavior and empiricism to make psychology relevant to intro students. The author wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. Five or ten years from now, he does not expect his students to remember the details of most of what he teaches them. However, he does hope that they will remember that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.

(22 reviews)

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Read more about Principles of Marketing

Principles of Marketing

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

Principles of Marketing teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing – not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today's environment:

(14 reviews)

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Read more about The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Contributors: Lau and Johnson

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

Terence Lau & Lisa Johnson's The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business is a book for today's student, who expects learning to be comprised not only of substance, but also of interactive exercises and multimedia. This book streamlines the presentation of material to ensure that every page is relevant, engaging, and interesting to undergraduate business students, without losing the depth of coverage that they need to be successful in their academic journeys and in their professional careers. This is not Legal Environment of Business (LEB) ”light.“ Rather, this is LEB without risk of students' eyes glazing over in boredom or from lack of comprehension. This is LEB presented in an exciting way, where every page is interesting to students and relevant to real life.

(3 reviews)

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