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Practical Models for Technical Communication

Practical Models of Technical Communication is a college-level textbook for technical writers and communicators. This text is designed for academic quarters, and is written in plain language. It is filled with useful, real-world examples of technical communication and introduces concepts of multimodal communication. This development edition is an early, complete version of the book.

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The Economics of Poverty

This is a development edition of an introductory economics text that examples orthodox and heteroorthodox economics theories as they relate to the topic of poverty. It is only for use in selected sections of EC200 at Chemeketa Community College.

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Introductory Algebra

This precollege algebra textbook introduces a way for students to work with numbers, even students who aren’t very comfortable with numbers. It uses clear language and accessible examples to help students understand the introductory building blocks of algebra, that they need to progress with mathematics at the college level. This $34 text replaces Bittinger’s PreAlgebra

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Listening to Poetry

This introduction to poetry textbook describes the nature of poetry and its parts. It is written for students who might have become afraid of poetry in school or otherwise. This text demystifies the forms, meanings, and methods of poetry, and can be used by students or writers of poetry. This $25 text replaces Kennedy and

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Health and Fitness for Life

This health and fitness textbook explores the complex impact of several types of physical fitness and behavioral choices from cardiorespiratory fitness and flexibility to nutrition and substance use. It is written in a clear, accessible way that provides students with a helpful examples of positive choices on the path toward a healthier life in college

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World Regional Geography

Steve Wolfe edited a World Regional Geography OER, improving the text, imagery, and organization. This text replaces Hobbs’ Fundamentals of World Regional Geography for $231 and Goode’s World Atlas for $60. It is available as a free eBook or as a $38 optional print edition. The potential savings for a student taking this course will

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Your Guide to College Writing

This guide to college reading and writing delivers all the same rules and guidelines as all the other handbooks, but this book delivers them with language that actual college students will understand and with many more annotated examples to show students how to follow the rules. This $18 text replaces Bullock’s The Little Seagull Handbook

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Intermediate Algebra

This pre-college algebra textbook expands on algebraic concepts, from linear equations to dimensional analysis, in a way that is friendly for students new to algebra. It uses clear language and accessible examples to help students understand the introductory building blocks of algebra, that they need to progress with mathematics at the college level. This $34

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Elementary Algebra

This pre-college algebra textbook expands on algebraic concepts, from linear graphs to quadratic equations, in a way that is friendly for students new to algebra. It uses clear language and accessible examples to help students understand the introductory building blocks of algebra, that they need to progress with mathematics at the college level. This $34

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Freedom & Responsibility

This collection of philosophical, political, and personal readings about the twin themes of freedom and responsibility is designed for use within a wide range of composition classes. Shorter and more accessible works will serve early composition courses, and more complex works will serve well in more advanced composition courses. Authors include Susan B. Anthony, Marcus

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