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Read more about Shared Voices: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Shared Voices: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Copyright Year: 2024

Contributors: Brellas and Martinez

Publisher: ROTEL

License: CC BY-NC

Shared Voices is a student-centered cultural anthropology mini textbook built with an equity lens. We are excited to share this with you all. This book attempts to address the lack of current, reliable, and relevant resources for introductory anthropology courses that center equity and anti-racism.

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Read more about Introduction to Health (OER) - 2nd edition

Introduction to Health (OER) - 2nd edition

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Falcone

Publisher: Palomar College

License: CC BY-SA

The Introduction to Health OER Textbook provides a broad overview of information pertaining to human health and opportunities for improving health and wellness throughout life. The intended goal of the book is to equip the learners with important information needed to better understand their own health and how their daily choices may impact both their quantity and quality of life. Although this is a "health" textbook, it could actually be called a "life" textbook.

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Read more about Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art: Towards Theory and Practice Volume 11

Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art: Towards Theory and Practice Volume 11

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Karpouzou and Zampaki

Publisher: Peter Lang

License: CC BY

Through the burgeoning fields of Posthumanities and Environmental Humanities, this edition examines the changing conception of human subjectivity, agency, and citizenship as shaped by the dynamic interplays between nature, technology, science, and culture. The proposed ‘symbiotic turn’, (the awareness of the multitude of interactions and mutual interdependencies among humans, non-humans and their environment) aspires to explore the complex recompositions of the “human” in the 21st century. By organizing and promoting interdisciplinary dialogue at multiple levels, both in theory and practice, Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies is suggested as a new narrative about the biosphere and technosphere, which is embodied literarily, philosophically, and artistically.

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Read more about A Person-Centered Guide to Demystifying Technology: Working together to observe, question, design, prototype, and implement/reject technology in support of people's valued beings and doings - 2nd Edition

A Person-Centered Guide to Demystifying Technology: Working together to observe, question, design, prototype, and implement/reject technology in support of people's valued beings and doings - 2nd Edition

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributor: Wolske

Publisher: University of Illinois Library - Urbana

License: CC BY-SA

Digital technologies old and new are not objects that can be packed inside a box. They are a seamless, indivisible combination of people, organizations, policies, economies, histories, cultures, knowledge, and material things that are continuously shaped and reshaped. Every one of us innovates-in-use our everyday technologies; we just do not always know it. We are shaped by the networked information tools in our midst, and we shape them and thereby shape others. While many of the chapters in this book can be approached as standalone explorations, as many around the world have done, its full potential comes when collaboratively taken as a journey through twelve sessions. Each session in this second, revised edition includes two thematically linked chapters, one more socially oriented and one more technically oriented. Sessions are brought together into three larger generative themes that are built from three decades of participatory design in and with community, and from the teaching of these concepts and practices in courses and workshops. Approached within a community of practice, learning outcomes include discovering ways to advance power, both power within and power with others; advancing our technical skills, but also and even more, our progressive community engagement skills, our critical sociotechnical skills, and our cognitive, information, and social-emotional skills; and progressing our culturally competent collective leadership through social justice storytelling within a framing of reciprocity. In so doing, this textbook seeks to address the call placed by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – to rapidly shift from a ‘thing-oriented’ society to a ‘person-oriented’ society.

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Read more about Tutorials of Visual Graphic Communication Programs for Interior Design, Volume 2

Tutorials of Visual Graphic Communication Programs for Interior Design, Volume 2

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Cho

Publisher: Iowa State University

License: CC BY-NC

This book is for advanced-level architecture and interior design students who have in-depth knowledge and skills with computer-aided visualization software. The author developed a total of twenty-two chapters to teach practical graphic presentation techniques for architectural presentations. Readers will learn these techniques by following step-by-step tutorials. This book includes multiple exercises for the reader's practice. After completing the tutorials, readers will be able to apply these techniques to their design projects.

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Read more about International Finance: Theory and Policy

International Finance: Theory and Policy

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Suranovic

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

International Finance Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic's belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that ”economists do it with models.“ That's because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues.

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Read more about International Trade: Theory and Policy

International Trade: Theory and Policy

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Suranovic

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

International Trade: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic's belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that ”economists do it with models.“ That's because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues. International Trade: Theory and Policy presents a variety of international trade models including the Ricardian model, the Heckscher-Ohlin model, and the monopolistic competition model. It includes trade policy analysis in both perfectly competitive and imperfectly competitive markets.

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Read more about Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time

Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributors: Solomon, Cornell, and Nizan

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Launch! Advertising and Promotion is written for advertising and promotion courses taught to students in the business school and journalism & mass communication students.

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Read more about Money and Banking

Money and Banking

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Wright

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

The financial crisis of 2007-8 has already revolutionized institutions, markets, and regulation. Wright's Money and Banking V 2.0 captures those revolutionary changes and packages them in a way that engages undergraduates enrolled in Money and Banking and Financial Institutions and Markets courses.

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Read more about Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation - Version Second Edition

Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation - Version Second Edition

Copyright Year: 2007

Contributor: Krishnamurthi

Publisher: Brown University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Unlike some other textbooks, this one does not follow a top-down narrative. Rather it has the flow of a conversation, with backtracking. We will often build up programs incrementally, just as a pair of programmers would. We will include mistakes, not because I don't know the answer, but because this is the best way for you to learn. Including mistakes makes it impossible for you to read passively: you must instead engage with the material, because you can never be sure of the veracity of what you're reading.

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