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Advanced Public Speaking
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This advanced public speaking textbook is designed to encourage you as a speaker and to help you sharpen your skills. It is written to feel like you are sitting with a trusted mentor over coffee as you receive practical advice on speaking. Grow in confidence, unleash your personal power and find your unique style as you learn to take your speaking to the next level--polished and professional.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Lynn Meade
Date Added:
11/18/2021
Critical Employment, Ethical, and Legal Scenarios in Human Resource Development
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This book provides mini-cases for HRD and other disciplines to use for engaging students in incident discussions. Exploring ways to solve problems and make decisions about situations that occur at work.

Subject:
Management
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Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Claretha Hughes
Date Added:
11/18/2021
Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
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That’s what we are here to find out – Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) – How do they connect? How does it shape us? Why do we think and feel the way we do?

This will be explored throughout this course by examining human behavior throughout life stage developments and our interactions with the social environment. This course will explore theoretical perspectives in Social Work to help provide a foundation for organizing thoughts about client needs and issues they are seeking supports for. Theories will then be connected to important developmental, social, and cultural issues that present throughout each stage of life to create an overall picture of a client’s experience and how we can use this information to have a better understanding of how people we work with are influenced and why. Knowledge of typical development in each stage of life will also inform the Social Worker if any other supports, resources, or services may be needed.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Susan Tyler
Date Added:
05/28/2020
Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
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These materials will help students and instructors alike explore human behavior and how it is shaped and impacted by both traditional and non-traditional paradigms. This text will also support the reader in having a deeper understanding of how the environment, in all of its complexity, can affect individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Whitney Payne
Date Added:
05/21/2020
Introduction to Education (BETA)
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This book was written to provide students with an introduction to the field of education. The book is broken into chapters that focus on questions students may have about education in general. Although some chapters may go into more depth than others, this is created as an introductory text.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Jennifer Beasley
Myra Haulmark
Date Added:
11/18/2021
Moving Pictures: An Introduction to Cinema
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A free and openly licensed resource that introduces students to the art and science of moving pictures, offering an in-depth exploration of how cinema communicates, and what, exactly, it is trying to say.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Russell Sharman
Date Added:
01/12/2021
Music in World Cultures
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This text provides just a small sampling of some of the various musical styles and traditions that might be found, though the skills developed in this course can be applied to any type of music.

Subject:
Performing Arts
World Cultures
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Justin R. Hunter
Matthew Mihalka
Date Added:
09/30/2021
Open Technical Writing: An Open-Access Text for Instruction in Technical and Professional Writing
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This book presents technical writing as an approach to researching and carrying out writing that centers on technical subject matter. Each and every chapter is devoted to helping students understand that good technical writing is situationally-aware and context-driven. Technical writing doesn’t work off knowing the one true right way of doing things—there is no magic report template out there that will always work. Instead, the focus is on offering students a series of approaches they can use to map out their situations and do research accordingly.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Adam Rex Pope
Date Added:
04/18/2019
University Physics I: Classical Mechanics
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This is a “minimalist” textbook for a first semester of university, calculus-based physics, covering classical mechanics (including one chapter on mechanical waves, but excluding fluids), plus a brief introduction to thermodynamics. The presentation owes much to Mazur’s The Principles and Practice of Physics: conservation laws, momentum and energy, are introduced before forces, and one-dimensional setups are thoroughly explored before two-dimensional systems are considered. It contains both problems and worked-out examples.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Julio Gea-Banacloche
Date Added:
02/08/2019