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Discover Psychology 2.0 - A Brief Introductory Text
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This textbook presents core concepts common to introductory courses. The 15 units cover the traditional areas of intro-to-psychology; ranging from biological aspects of psychology to psychological disorders to social psychology. This book can be modified: feel free to add or remove modules to better suit your specific needs.

This book includes a comprehensive instructor's manual, PowerPoint presentations, a test bank, reading anticipation guides, and adaptive student quizzes.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Diener Education Fund
Provider Set:
Noba
Author:
Cara Laney
David M. Buss
David Watson
Edward Diener
Elizabeth F. Loftus
Emily Hooker
George Loewenstein
Henry L. Roediger III
Jeanne Tsai
Kathleen B. McDermott
Mark E. Bouton
Max H. Bazerman
Richard E. Lucas
Robert Siegler
Robert V. Levine
Ross Thompson
Sarah Pressman
Sudeep Bhatia
Susan T. Fiske
Yoshihisa Kashima
Date Added:
12/08/2016
Introduction to Petrology
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"Learn about igneous and metamorphic rocks (and how to analyze them), the fun way! Students learn concepts and practice knowledge by conducting inquiries guided with examples based on videos and interactive diagrams"--Introduction to Petrology, Pressbooks.

Subject:
Geology
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Elizabeth Johnson
Juhong Christie Liu
Date Added:
02/18/2020
Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology
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The first peer-reviewed open access textbook for cultural anthropology courses. Produced by the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges and available free of charge for use in any setting.

Subject:
Anthropology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
American Anthropological Association
Author:
Laura Gonzales
Nina Brown
Thomas McIlwraith
Date Added:
01/01/2017
Python Jubilee Project
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The Python Jubilee Project adapted various available OER into a single resource for an introductory course in programming in Python. Dr. Showalter arranged the materials into weekly course modules that can be accessed and completed by enrolled students.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Daniel Showalter
Date Added:
02/05/2020