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Building a Medical Terminology Foundation
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Building a Medical Terminology Foundation is an OER that focuses on breaking down medical terms into their word parts, pronouncing medical terms, and learning the meaning of medical terms within the context of introductory anatomy and physiology. This resource is targeted for health office administration and health services students in the first year of their college programs.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Textbook
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Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Kimberlee Carter
Marie Rutherford
Date Added:
04/22/2021
Claim Your Voice in First Year Composition, Vol. 2
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This is volume 2 of a a two-part instructional text series for first-year composition students. Volume 2 is intended for students who have some college composition and rhetoric knowledge and experience.

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Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Cynthia Kiefer
Serene Rock
Date Added:
08/20/2021
Computer Usage and Applications
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This core Computer Usage and Applications text provides a survey of computer skills necessary to succeed in professional and academic careers. This includes a survey of Operating Systems, Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, as well as Google Apps. There is a focus on analyzing and solving business problems in the most efficient way possible. Students are given clear, easy-to-follow instructions for each skill presented and are also provided with opportunities to learn additional skills related to the personal and professional objectives presented. Students will learn the objectives with detailed instruction in the ‘Learn It’ and ‘Practice’ assignments; and expand their knowledge with ‘Master’ and ‘Challenge It’ activities. Students are challenged to use critical thinking to solve real world scenarios. For example, ‘fix-it’ case studies are included so students gain an appreciation for the real world application of these technologies. Computer Usage and Applications is an independent publication and is not affiliated with, nor has it been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Our adapted work uses all Microsoft screenshots under fair use. If you plan to redistribute our book, please consider whether your use is also fair use.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Abigail Rusu
Aleta Butler
Jessica Parsons
Date Added:
05/18/2021
Culture and Psychology
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Culture is one of the most powerful forces in the world. It shapes how we make sense of our world, how we express ourselves and how we understand and relate to others. In this textbook we introduce cultural universals and culturally specific constructs in psychology. This textbook was created for an undergraduate course that appeals to psychology majors and non-majors because it meets several general education and transfer credit requirements.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Fernando Romero
L D Worthy
Trisha Lavigne
Date Added:
11/15/2020
English Composition Language Lab
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This text is being used to supplement the English Composition Course at Glendale Community College. This text is the Lab component that supports the main course for students who might need a little more.

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English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Carol Burnell
Christine Jones and Monique Babin
Jaime Wood
Nicole Rosevear
Susan Pesznecker
Date Added:
02/01/2021
Essential of Linguistics
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This Open Educational Resource (OER) brings together Open Access content from around the web and enhances it with dynamic video lectures about the core areas of theoretical linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics), supplemented with discussion of psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic findings. Essentials of Linguistics is suitable for any beginning learner of linguistics but is primarily aimed at the Canadian learner, focusing on Canadian English for learning phonetic transcription, and discussing the status of Indigenous languages in Canada. Drawing on best practices for instructional design, Essentials of Linguistics is suitable for blended classes, traditional lecture classes, and for self-directed learning. No prior knowledge of linguistics is required.

Subject:
Linguistics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Catherine Anderson
Date Added:
10/19/2020
Introduction to Statistics for Psychology
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This textbook is an introduction to statistics for psychology. It will help answer the questions: What is statistical thinking? How data is organized, described, and how inferences are made about data? What are the different statistical tests out there? When can they be used? How do you interpret them? How to critically evaluate statistics? How to be a wise consumer of psychological information, by understanding statistics, to make better decisions for your health and well-being?

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Alisa Beyer
Date Added:
08/27/2021
Nutrition Essentials
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Nutrition plays an important role in your life in relation to good health and well-being. Maybe, you’ve really never given much thought about nutrition. However, by taking a proactive approach to your health, you can rebuild a better, stronger foundation and move towards good health. This book can help you understand which foods to include in your diet and how those nutrients provide support for growth and repair in your body. The science-based information in this book can help guide you on a new journey towards good health. Each chapter introduces you to easy to understand nutritional topics from why nutrients are essential, how your body uses them and which foods contain those vital nutrients. Additionally, we will look at common diseases associated with eating too much and too little.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Nutrition
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Anne Gessinger
Kelli Shallal
Stephanie Green
Date Added:
04/08/2021
Psychology 2e
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Psychology 2e is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Julie Lazzara
Date Added:
04/30/2021
Small Group Communication Case Study
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In the case study, you are introduced to a small group of six (6) people. Concepts covered include; stages of small group communication, transactional communication model, benefits of small groups, goal setting, roles and responsibilities, benefits of equity within the group, personality types, collaboration, time management, and agenda-setting.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Maricopa Open Digital Press
Author:
Amber Green
Date Added:
07/22/2021