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American History from Reconstruction to the Present
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American History II is a survey of United States history from the Civil War era to the present.
Chapter 1: Reconstruction 1865-1877
Chapter 2: Westward Expansion, 1840-1900
Chapter 3: Industrialization, 1870-1900
Chapter 4: Urbanization, 1870-1900
Chapter 5: Gilded Age Politics, 1870-1900
Chapter 6: Progressive Movement, 1890-1920
Chapter 7: Age of Empire, 1890-1914
Chapter 8: Americans in the Great War, 1914-1919
Chapter 9: Jazz Age, 1919-1929
Chapter 10: The Great Depression, 1929-1932
Chapter 11: The New Deal, 1932-1941
Chapter 12: World War II
Chapter 13: Post-War Prosperity and Cold War Fears, 1945-1960
Chapter 14: Contesting Futures: America in the 1960s
Chapter 15: Political Storms at Home and Abroad, 1968-1980; From Cold War to Culture Wars, 1980-2000

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U.S. History
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Author:
Caitlin Cooper (Contributor)
Jay Precht
Jennifer Lang (Contributor)
John M. Lund
Kevin McQueeney (Contributor)
Patrick Gibbens (Contributor)
Paul Vickery
P Scott Corbett
Todd Pfannestiel
Volker Janssen
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01/14/2023
American History to 1865
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Overview: This course will survey American history from its colonial origins to the end of the Civil War in 1865.
Chapter 1: The Americas, Europe, and Africa Before 1492
Chapter 2: Early Globalization: The Atlantic World, 1492–1650
Chapter 3: Creating New Social Orders: Colonial Societies,1500–1700
Chapter 4: Rule Britannia! The English Empire, 1660–1763
Chapter 5: Imperial Reforms and Colonial Protests, 1763-1774
Chapter 6: America's War for Independence, 1775-1783
Chapter 7: Creating Republican Governments, 1776–1790
Chapter 8: Growing Pains: The New Republic, 1790–1820
Chapter 9: Industrial Transformation in the North, 1800–1850
Chapter 10: Jacksonian Democracy, 1820–1840
Chapter 11: A Nation on the Move: Westward Expansion, 1800–1860
Chapter 12: Cotton is King: The Antebellum South, 1800–1860
Chapter 13: Antebellum Idealism and Reform Impulses, 1820–1860
Chapter 14: Troubled Times: the Tumultuous 1850s
Chapter 15: The Civil War, 1860–1865

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History
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Author:
Caitlin Cooper (Contributor)
Chresancio Jackson (Contributor)
Jay Precht
Jennifer Regina Lang (Contributor)
John M. Lund
Paul Vickery
P Scott Corbett
Samuel Bono (Contributor)
Todd Pfannestiel
Volker Janssen
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01/14/2023
Biology 2e Part I, 2nd edition
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I. The Study of Life
II. The Chemical Foundation of Life
III. Biological Macromolecules
IV. Cell Structure
V. Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes
VI. Metabolism
VII. Cellular Respiration
VIII. Photosynthesis
IX. Cell Communication
X. Cell Reproduction
XI. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
XII. Mendel's Experiments and Heredity
XIII. Modern Understandings of Inheritance
XIV. DNA Structure and Function
XV. Genes and Proteins
XVI. Gene Expression
XVII. Ethics and Societal Responsibility

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Biology
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Author:
Christian Clement (Contributor)
Elizabeth Kelly (Editor)
Emily Frank (Editor)
Hope Clay (Contributor)
Illya Tietzel (Contributor)
Jennifer Blanchard (Contributor)
Jung Choi (Author)
Maletta Payne (Editor)
Mary Ann Clark (Author)
Matthew Douglas (Author)
Peter Yaukey (Contributor)
Ruby Broadway (Contributor)
Sarah Hunter (Contributor)
Stephanie Aamodt (Contributor)
Waneene Dorsey (Contributor)
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01/26/2023
Computer Applications
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This course focuses on both theoretical knowledge and hands on application projects. The course will prepare students to not only utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access software, but will also to be able to translate this knowledge to other similar application software commonly used in industry.
Chapter 1: Computers and Operating Systems - Hardware
Chapter 2: Computers and Operating Systems - Software
Chapter 3: Computers and Operating Systems - Security
Chapter 4: Processing Software - Concepts
Chapter 5: Processing Software - Formatting & Editing Techniques
Chapter 6: Processing Software - Inserting
Chapter 7: Processing Software - Other Features
Chapter 8: Presentations - Creating & Editing
Chapter 9: Presentations - Enhance
Chapter 10: Presentations - Add Media & Animation
Chapter 11: Spreadsheets
Chapter 12: Database Software - Database Objects
Chapter 13: Database Software - Querying a Database
Chapter 14: Database Software - Creating Reports & Forms

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Business and Communication
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Author:
Ann Williams (Contributor)
Brandy Burbante (Contributor)
Dennis Sigur (Contributor)
Jennifer Lavergne (Contributor)
Juana Moreno (Contributor)
Louis The Louisiana Library Network
Sudhir Trivedi (Contributor)
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01/14/2023
Exploring the Arts: A Brief Introduction to Art, Theatre, Music, and Dance
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This text explores the visual and performing arts (art, music, dance, theatre).
Chapter 1: Elements, Vocabulary, and Iconography of Visual Art
Chapter 2: Mediums in Visual Art
Chapter 3: Ancient Arts (Prehistoric, Ancient Near East, Egyptian)
Chapter 4: Classical Period to Middle Ages
Chapter 5: Renaissance to Realism
Chapter 6: Impressionism to Modern
Chapter 7: An Introduction to the Theater and its Elements
Chapter 8: The Greek Origins of Western Theater
Chapter 9: Technical Theater
Chapter 10: The Actor's Craft
Chapter 11: Other Theater Traditions
Chapter 12: Introduction to Music
Chapter 13: Music in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Chapter 14: Baroque and Classical Music
Chapter 15: Music of the Romantic Era
Chapter 16: Music of the 20th Century
Chapter 17: Introduction to Dance
Chapter 18: Elements of Dance
Chapter 19: Dance History and Styles

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Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
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Author:
Darius Spieth
Doris Hall
Kimberly Berkeley
Laura Kamath
Marty Miller (Editor)
Nubia Nurain Khan
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Fundamentals of Communication
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Provides a broad-based overview of the field of communication as a social and cultural construct, through an examination of practices and theories in various contexts and settings.
Chapter 1: Foundations of Communication
Chapter 2: Perceiving and Understanding
Chapter 3: Communication Theory
Chapter 4: Verbal Communication
Chapter 5: Nonverbal Communication
Chapter 6: Listening
Chapter 7: Communication Climates
Chapter 8: Interpersonal Communication
Chapter 9: Culture and Identity
Chapter 10: Intercultural Communication
Chapter 11: Mass Communication

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Communication
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Author:
Cynthia Sampson (Contributor)
Doug Marshall (Contributor)
Elizabeth Batte (Contributor)
Elizabeth Hornsby (Contributor)
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Robin Johnstone (Contributor)
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01/14/2023
General Chemistry for Science Majors
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Chapter 1: Essential Ideas
Chapter 2: Atoms, Molecules, and Ions
Chapter 3: Electronic Structure and Periodic Properties of Elements
Chapter 4: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry
Chapter 5: Advanced Theories of Bonding
Chapter 6: Composition of Substances and Solutions
Chapter 7: Stoichiometry of Chemical Reactions
Chapter 8: Gases
Chapter 9: Thermochemistry

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Chemistry
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Author:
Allison Soult
Andrew Eklund
Carol Martinez
Conrad Jones (Editor & Contributor)
Donald Carpenetti
Don Frantz
Edward J. Neth
Emad El-giar
Esperanza Zenon (Editor)
George Kaminski
Jason Powell
Jennifer Look
John B. Hopkins (Contributor)
Klaus Theopold
Mark Blaser
Paul Flowers
Paul Hooker
Richard Langley
Simon Bott
Thomas Sorensen
Troy Milliken
Vicki Moravec
William R. Robinson
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01/14/2023
Introduction to American Government
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The principles, institutions, processes, and functions of the government of the United States, and American political behavior are covered.
Chapter 1: American Government and Civic Engagement
Chapter 2: The Constitution and Its Origins
Chapter 3: American Federalism
Chapter 4: Civil Liberties
Chapter 5: Civil Rights
Chapter 6: The Politics of Public Opinion
Chapter 7: Voting and Elections
Chapter 8: The Media
Chapter 9: Political Parties
Chapter 10: Interest Groups and Lobbying
Chapter 11: Congress
Chapter 12: The Presidency
Chapter 13: The Courts
Chapter 14: State and Local Government
Chapter 15: The Bureaucracy
Chapter 16: Domestic Policy
Chapter 17: Foreign Policy

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Political Science
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Author:
George Amedee (Editor)
Glen Krutz
Hayley Johnson (Editor)
James Gilley (Editor)
Kenya M. Jackson (Editor)
Melanie Smith Johnson (Editor)
Sylvie Waskiewicz
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01/14/2023
Introduction to Business Administration
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Introduction to Business is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of foundational business courses. The textbook presents business principles and emerging trends in fields including management, leadership, production, marketing, and finance.
Chapter 1: Understanding Economic Systems and Business
Chapter 2: Making Ethical Decisions and Managing a Socially Responsible Business
Chapter 3: Competing in the Global Marketplace
Chapter 4: Forms of Business Ownership
Chapter 5: Entrepreneurship: Starting and Managing Your Own Business
Chapter 6: Management and Leadership in Today's Organizations
Chapter 7: Designing Organizational Structures
Chapter 8: Managing Human Resources and Labor Relations
Chapter 9: Motivating Employees
Chapter 10: Achieving World-Class Operations Management
Chapter 11: Creating Products and Pricing Strategies to Meet Customers' Needs
Chapter 12: Distributing and Promoting Products and Services
Chapter 13: Using Technology to Manage Information
Chapter 14: Using Financial Information and Accounting
Chapter 15: Understanding Money and Financial Institutions
Chapter 16: Understanding Financial Management and Securities Markets

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Business and Communication
Marketing
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Author:
Braden Watson (Editor)
Brain Sherman (Editor)
Elisabeth Cason (Editor)
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Nicole Ortloff (Editor)
Philippe Lannelongue (Editor)
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Introduction to Psychology
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A comprehensive review of the behavior or humans as well as other animals will be provided through each chapter. Topics such as learning, memory, emotions, behavioral disorders, and personality will be explored.
Section I: Introduction to Psychology
Section II: The Science of Psychology
Section III: Physiological Aspects of Psychology
Section IV: States of Consciousness
Section V: Sensation and Perception
Section VI: Growth and Development
Section VII: Learning
Section VIII: Thinking and Intelligence
Section IX: Memory
Section X: Emotion and Motivation
Section XI: Personality
Section XII: Social Psychology
Section XIII: Psychological Disorders
Section XIV: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

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Psychology
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Author:
Arlene Lacombe
Kathryn Dumper
Marilyn Lovett
Marion Perlmutter
Michael Waller (Editor)
Rose M. Spielman
William Jenkins
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Introduction to Sociology
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories we have incorporated section reviews with engaging questions, discussions that help students apply the sociological imagination, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways.
Chapter 1: Introduction and Methods
Chapter 2: Culture
Chapter 3: Socialization
Chapter 4: Social Structure, Groups and Organizations
Chapter 5: Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
Chapter 6: Social Stratification and Inequality
Chapter 7: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 8: Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
Chapter 9: Introduction to Marriage and Family
Chapter 10: Introduction to Education
Chapter 11: Introduction to Work and the Economy
Chapter 12: Introduction To Religion
Chapter 13: Introduction to Aging and the Elderly
Chapter 14: Health and Medicine
Chapter 15: Demography and Population
Chapter 16: Globalization, Technology, Social Movements, and Change

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Sociology
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Author:
Cathy Waguespack (Editor)
Eric Strayer
Faye Jones
Gail Scaramuzzo
Heather Griffiths
Helen Wise (Editor)
Jeff Bry
Kayla Siddell (Reviewer)
Kristie Perry (Editor)
Nathan Keirns
Sally Vyain
Susan Cody-rydzewski
Tommy Sadler
Tremika Cleary (Editor)
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01/14/2023
It's About Them: Public Speaking in the 21st Century
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Study and application of basic principles of effective extemporaneous speaking, including audience analysis and adaptation, topic selection, research, organization, and presentation skills.
Chapter 1: Why Public Speaking Matters Today
Chapter 2: Building Confidence
Chapter 3: Audience Analysis
Chapter 4: The Importance of Listening
Chapter 5: Ethics
Chapter 6: Researching Your Speech
Chapter 7: Supporting Ideas and Building Arguments
Chapter 8: Organizing and Outlining
Chapter 9: Delivery
Chapter 10: Introductions and Conclusions
Chapter 11: Language
Chapter 12: Presentation Aids
Chapter 13 Informative Speaking
Chapter 14: Persuasive Speaking
Chapter 15: Special Occasion Speaking
Chapter 16: Online Public Speaking

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Communication
Speaking and Listening
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Author:
Douglas Marshall
James Yeargain
June Pulliam
KC Celestine (Editor)
Sara Kim
Victoria VaNest
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Libro Libre: An Introduction to Spanish I
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This is an introductory text to Spanish grammar and vocabulary for basic communication in the language.
Section I: Capítulo Uno: Sobre Mí
Section II: Capítulo Dos:¿Cómo somos?
Section III: Capítulo Tres: Nuestra Rutina
Section IV: Capítulo Cuatro: Mi familia

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Languages
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Textbook
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Author:
Carolina Delgado (Author & Editor)
Erin Huener (Author)
Giti Farudi (Author & Editor)
Handy Acosta Cuellar (Author & Editor)
Isabel Matus (Author & Editor)
Jerry Parker (Author & Editor)
Jessica Hawkes (Editor)
Tariana Smith (Editor)
Yelani Feldman (Author & Editor)
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01/14/2023
Medical Terminology: An Interactive Approach
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This textbook is designed to teach medical terminology, the language of medicine, in an engaging and meaningful way. Learning medical terminology will allow the learner to more easily understand the language of medicine and utilize this knowledge throughout their academic and medical-based career.
I. Introduction to Word Parts and Medical Language Rules
II. Directional Terms and Anatomic Planes, Regions and Quadrants
III. Body Structure, Color, and Oncology
IV. Musculoskeletal System
V. Nervous System
VI. Endocrine System
VII. Integumentary System
VIII. Cardiovascular System - Part I: The Heart
IX. Cardiovascular System - Part II: Blood and Blood Vessels
X. Cardiovascular System - Part III: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
XI. Respiratory System
XII. Digestive System
XIII. Urinary System
XIV. Male Reproductive System
XV. Female Reproductive System
XVI. Embryology, Pregnancy, and Neonatology
XVII. Eye and Ear

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Textbook
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Author:
Emily Jackson-osagie
Kahlil El-Bathy (Contributor)
Kendra Anspaugh (Author & Editor)
Sandra Q. Smith (Author & Editor)
Sarah Goncalves
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Modern World History
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Survey of World History from 1500 CE to the Present.
Chapter 1: The World at 1500
Chapter 2: New Encounters
Chapter 3: The Americas and the Impact of Columbus
Chapter 4: The Question of Freedom and the Age of Revolutions
Chapter 5: The Troubled Nineteenth Century
Chapter 6: Imperialism
Chapter 7: The Great War
Chapter 8: The Modern Crisis
Chapter 9: World War II
Chapter 10: Decolonization
Chapter 11: Cold War
Chapter 12: Globalization
Chapter 13: The Anthropocene

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World History
Material Type:
Textbook
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Author:
Christy Garrison-Harrison (Editor)
Dan Allosso
LIse Namikas (Editor)
Sarah Simms (Library Cohort Leader)
Tom Williford
William Noseworthy (Editor)
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Music Appreciation: History, Culture, and Context
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This text covers basic elements and vocabulary of music; appreciation and understanding of diverse styles of music past and present; developing listening skills. Includes opportunities for experiencing music (recorded and/or live).
I. Music Fundamentals
II. History of Western Music before 1600
III. History of Western Music after 1600
IV. Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries
V. Listening to Genres
VI. Music of Louisiana, the Americas, and the World

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Performing Arts
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Author:
Bonnie Le (Author & Editor)
Brenda Wimberly (Author & Editor)
Constance Chemay (Editor)
Francis Scully (Author & Editor)
Jesse Boyd (Author & Editor)
Steven Edwards (Author & Editor)
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Rhetoric Matters: A Guide to Success in the First Year Writing Class
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Rhetoric Matters: A Guide to Success in the First Year Writing Class offers students necessary concepts and practice to learn all the elements needed for successful first year writing and set the stage for future writing success in college.
Chapter 1: The Introduction
Chapter 2: Reading in Writing Class
Chapter 3: Thinking and Analyzing Rhetorically
Chapter 4: Writing a Summary and Synthesizing
Chapter 5: The Writing Process
Chapter 6: Structuring, Paragraphing, and Styling
Chapter 7: Revising and Refining
Chapter 8: Multimodal Reading and Visual Rhetoric
Chapter 9: The Research Process
Chapter 10: Sources and Research
Chapter 11: Ethical Source Integration: Citation, Quoting, and Paraphrasing
Chapter 12: Documentation Styles: MLA and APA

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Composition and Rhetoric
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Author:
Adam Falik
Doreen Piano
Dore LaRue
Johannah White
Tracey Watts
Date Added:
01/25/2023
So You Think You Know Dance? Fundamentals of Dance
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Introduction to various forms of dance (to include ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and social dance) with an emphasis on dance technique, history, theory and appreciation.
Chapter 1: What is Dance?
Chapter 2: Elements of Dance
Chapter 3: Ballet
Chapter 4: Modern Dance
Chapter 5: Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Television and Film
Chapter 6: Religious and Social Dance
Chapter 7: Hip Hop
Chapter 8: Current Trends

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Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
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Textbook
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Author:
Mary Francis "Cissy" Whipp
Peter Klubek (Editor)
Roshanda D. Spears
Susan Perlis
Vanessa Kanamoto
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Strategies for Effective Business Communication
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Text covers how to communicate effectively in a professional context, focusing on both oral and written communication skills, including business correspondence, interviewing, individual presentations, group problem-solving and adapting to organizational cultures.
Chapter 1: Communication Foundations
Chapter 2: Audience
Chapter 3: The Writing Process - Researching
Chapter 4: The Writing Process - Drafting
Chapter 5: The Writing Process - Editing
Chapter 6: Routine Messages
Chapter 7: Persuasion
Chapter 8: Electronic Written Communication
Chapter 9: Job Search, Résumés and Cover Letters
Chapter 10: Interpersonal Workplace Communication
Chapter 11: Group Communication
Chapter 12: Developing Presentations
Chapter 13: Visual Communication
Chapter 14: Intercultural Communication
Chapter 15: Ethics

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Business and Communication
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Textbook
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Author:
Adrienne Abel
Andrew Stracuzzi
Brian Dunphy
eCampusOntario
Jeanne Pavy (Contributor)
Jordan Smith
Joseph Williams
Melissa Ashman
Sumita Roy
Sydney Epps
Veronika Humphries
Date Added:
01/14/2023
Western Civilization: A Concise History
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Survey of Western Civilization from ancient times to the Reformation era.
Chapter 1. The Origins of Civilization
Chapter 2. Egypt
Chapter 3. The Bronze Age and The Iron Age
Chapter 4. The Archaic Age of Greece
Chapter 5. Persia and the Greek Wars
Chapter 6. The Classical Age of Greece
Chapter 7. The Hellenistic Age
Chapter 8. The Roman Republic
Chapter 9. The Roman Empire
Chapter 10. The Late Empire and Christianity
Chapter 11. Islam and The Caliphates
Chapter 12. Byzantium
Chapter 13. Early Medieval Europe
Chapter 14. The High Middle Ages
Chapter 15. The Crises of the Middle Ages
Chapter 16. The Renaissance

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World History
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Textbook
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Author:
Christopher Brooks
Kenya Jackson (Editor)
Natasha Foret (Editor)
Sanford Robins (Editor)
Sarah Mazur (Editor)
Sherman Houston (Editor)
Date Added:
01/14/2023