Gavilan College

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Criminal Justice: An Overview of the System

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This book provides an overview of the criminal justice system of the United States. It is intended to provide the introductory student a concise yet balanced introduction to the workings of the legal system as well as policing, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. Six chapters, each divided into five sections, provide the reader a consistent, comfortable format as well as providing the instructor with a consistent framework for ease of instructional design.

Material Type: Reading, Textbook

ANTH101: Free textbook and hub for teaching cultural anthropology

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* a free alternative to expensive Introduction to Cultural Anthropology textbooks * includes a full textbook and several original videos * includes 10 "challenges" (assignments) * a hub of original and found resources for teaching and learning anthropology * a “connected course” of many faculty around the world sharing instructional materials * an open course freely available to anyone online * an emerging producer of original anthropological videos and other digital content

Material Type: Textbook

Authors: Michael Wesch, Ryan Klataske, Tom Woodward

Child Growth and Development

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Welcome to Child Growth and Development. This text is a presentation of how and why children grow, develop, and learn. We will look at how we change physically over time from conception through adolescence. We examine cognitive change, or how our ability to think and remember changes over the first 20 years or so of life. And we will look at how our emotions, psychological state, and social relationships change throughout childhood and adolescence.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Alexa Johnson, Antoinette Ricardo, Dawn Rymond, Jennifer Paris

Psychology, Lifespan Development, Stages of Development Published

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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Describe the stages of prenatal development and recognize the importance of prenatal careDiscuss physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs from infancy through childhoodDiscuss physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs during adolescenceDiscuss physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs in adulthood

Material Type: Module

Human Nutrition

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This textbook serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students and is the OER textbook for the FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition course at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifespan.

Material Type: Textbook

Authors: Alan Titchenal, Allison Calabrese, Cheryl Gibby, Marie Kainoa Fialkowski Revilla, William Meinke

Education, Society, & the K-12 Learner

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A web-based textbook/course created by Lumen Learning. Part 1 concerns Educational History and Policy, covering common educational policies from 1770's to the present; Part 2 is Educational Psychology, covering topics such as human brain, language and physical development, Nature v. Nurture, and theories and practices for working with K-12 youth.

Material Type: Full Course, Interactive, Lesson, Reading, Textbook

Authors: Ann Monroe, Joel Amidon, Mark Ortwein

Research Methods in Psychology - 4th American Edition

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This fourth edition (published in 2019) was co-authored by Rajiv S. Jhangiani (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Carrie Cuttler (Washington State University), and Dana C. Leighton (Texas A&M University—Texarkana) and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Revisions throughout the current edition include changing the chapter and section numbering system to better accommodate adaptions that remove or reorder chapters; continued reversion from the Canadian edition; general grammatical edits; replacement of “he/she” to “they” and “his/her” to “their”; removal or update of dead links; embedded videos that were not embedded; moved key takeaways and exercises from the end of each chapter section to the end of each chapter; a new cover design. In addition, the following revisions were made to specific chapters:

Material Type: Textbook

Authors: Carrie Cuttler, Dana C. Leighton, Rajiv S. Jhangiani

Spreadsheet-based Statistics Labs Published

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This collection of spreadsheet-based labs was funded as part of the Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN) made possible by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The labs were adapted from the Statistics book, “Introduction to Statistics,” published by OpenStax College. The original labs used graphing calculators and were found within the book after each chapter. These interactive spreadsheet-based labs are effective for online and face-face courses. They may also be used with the book (see Resource: Lab Mapping to Book Chapters) or stand-alone.Authors: Barbara Illowsky PhD, Foothill-De Anza Community College District; Larry Green PhD, Lake Tahoe Community College; James Sullivan, Sierra College; Lena Feinman,College of San Mateo; Cindy Moss, Skyline College; Sharon Bober, Pasadena Community College; Lenore Desilets, De Anza Community College.Lab Mapping to Book ChaptersGrading RubricLabsUnivariarate Data Normal DistributionCentral Limit TheoremHyporhesis Test - Single MeanHyporhesis Test - Single ProportionGoodness of FitLinear Regression 

Material Type: Module

Authors: Barbara Illowsky, lenore desilets

Introduction to Waters Systems Technology

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Introduction to Water Systems Technology is a general overview textbook for the Water Systems Technology program. Topics covered include the requirements to obtain a career in the water and wastewater industries, water quality, water distribution systems and operations, water treatment facilities and operations, water supply and use, and recycled water and conservation. This text will provide the student with enough information to determine if “water” is the type of career for them.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: College of the Canyons