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Read more about Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices

Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Bhattacherjee

Publisher: Global Text Project

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the doctoral-level class on Research Methods at the University of South Florida. The target audience for this book includes Ph.D. and graduate students, junior researchers, and professors teaching courses on research methods, although senior researchers can also use this book as a handy and compact reference.

(39 reviews)

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Read more about World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization

World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization

Copyright Year: 2016

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

License: CC BY-NC-SA

World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization is designed for students to experience and study as much of the world as possible within a limited amount of time. It gives students the fundamental concepts and the latest data regarding world places in a concise, easy-to-read format.

(8 reviews)

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Read more about Writing for Success

Writing for Success

Copyright Year: 2015

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.

(49 reviews)

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Read more about The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributors: Lau and Johnson

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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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Read more about Principles of Marketing

Principles of Marketing

Copyright Year: 2015

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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:

(24 reviews)

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Read more about Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributors: McAfee and Lewis

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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 The Power of Selling

The Power of Selling

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Richmond

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

(8 reviews)

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Read more about Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals

Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributors: Baranoff, Brockett, and Kahane

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized.

(3 reviews)

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Read more about Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Macroeconomics

Copyright Year: 2016

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Recognizing that a course in economics may seem daunting to some students, we have tried to make the writing clear and engaging. Clarity comes in part from the intuitive presentation style, but we have also integrated a number of pedagogical features that we believe make learning economic concepts and principles easier and more fun. These features are very student-focused. The chapters themselves are written using a “modular” format. In particular, chapters generally consist of three main content sections that break down a particular topic into manageable parts. Each content section contains not only an exposition of the material at hand but also learning objectives, summaries, examples, and problems. Each chapter is introduced with a story to motivate the material and each chapter ends with a wrap-up and additional problems. Our goal is to encourage active learning by including many examples and many problems of different types.

(2 reviews)

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Read more about Personal Finance

Personal Finance

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributors: Siegel and Yacht

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Personal Finance by Rachel Siegel and Carol Yacht is a comprehensive Personal Finance text which includes a wide range of pedagogical aids to keep students engaged and instructors on track.

(17 reviews)

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