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Read more about Music Appreciation: History, Culture, and Context

Music Appreciation: History, Culture, and Context

Contributors: Le, Scully, and Edwards

Publisher: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

License: CC BY

Music makes us human. Every culture on earth has music. In fact, every human society extending back into prehistoric times has had music. Most of us are surrounded by music. We use it to enhance our mood and to regulate our metabolism, to keep us awake and help us go to sleep, as background to accompany the work, study, exercise, and relaxation that fills our days. But it is precisely when music steps out of this background and asks for our attention, engages our memory and our expectations, that it becomes a fundamentally artistic endeavor. Music is a sonic response to a question that’s not really about sound at all, but rather is historical and social. The study of music is the study of human thought, experience, and history. This course is about the musical imagination. It’s how to think about music, but it’s also about music as a mode of thinking. (inspired by Michael Hays, Professor of Architectural Theory at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design: Welcome to The Architectural Imagination (edx.org).

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Read more about Libro Libre: An Introduction to Spanish I

Libro Libre: An Introduction to Spanish I

Contributors: Huebener, Cuellar, and Feldman

Publisher: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Welcome to Elementary Spanish!

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Read more about Rhetoric Matters: A Guide to Success in the First Year Writing Class

Rhetoric Matters: A Guide to Success in the First Year Writing Class

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Falik, La Rue, and Watts

Publisher: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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.

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Read more about Trauma Informed Education

Trauma Informed Education

Copyright Year: 2023

Contributors: Krishnamoorthy, Ayre, and Schimke

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

License: CC BY-NC-SA

As an educator, have you ever wondered about students, “Why can’t she just control her behaviour?” or “Why did he do that?” The demands of the classroom, and the scrutiny of teachers, often leave little time for teachers to consider the complex needs of children experiencing traumatic stress. Drawing on their lived experience and professional expertise, the conversations with trauma-informed education experts in this unique book offer educators an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the needs of students and strategies for responding with compassion and empathy. In a time of rapidly emerging scientific discovery, and social and political challenges, this book encourages educational leaders to question the fundamental assumptions of dominant pedagogical practices and sets the foundations for innovation in education.

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Read more about World History, Volume 2: From 1400 Volume 2

World History, Volume 2: From 1400 Volume 2

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Kordas, Lynch, and Nelson

Publisher: OpenStax

License: CC BY

World History, Volume 2: from 1400 is designed to meet the scope and sequence of a world history course from 1400 offered at both two-year and four-year institutions. Suitable for both majors and non majors World History, Volume 2: from 1400 introduces students to a global perspective of history couched in an engaging narrative. Concepts and assessments help students think critically about the issues they encounter so they can broaden their perspective of global history. A special effort has been made to introduce and juxtapose people’s experiences of history for a rich and nuanced discussion. Primary source material represents the cultures being discussed from a firsthand perspective whenever possible. World History, Volume 2: from 1400 also includes the work of diverse and underrepresented scholars to ensure a full range of perspectives.

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Read more about Aviation Weather Handbook FAA-H-8083-28

Aviation Weather Handbook FAA-H-8083-28

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Administration

Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration

License: CC0

This handbook describes the United States (U.S.) aviation weather program, products, and services. It also documents weather theory and its application to aviation. The objective of this handbook is to help the pilot and operator understand the basics of weather, aviation weather hazards, and aviation weather products. The information included is not prescriptive. Furthermore, the guidance and recommendations in this handbook are not legally binding in their own right and will not be relied upon by the FAA as a separate basis for affirmative enforcement action or other administrative penalty. Conformity with the guidance and recommendations is voluntary only and nonconformity will not affect rights and obligations under existing statutes and regulations.

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Read more about Introduction to Intellectual Property

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Copyright Year: 2021

Contributors: Kline and Kappos

Publisher: OpenStax

License: CC BY

Introduction to Intellectual Property provides a clear, effective introduction to patents, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets. The text may be used by students and instructors in formal courses, as well as those applying intellectual property considerations to entrepreneurship, marketing, law, computer science, engineering, design, or other fields. The luminaries involved with this project represent the forefront of knowledge and experience, and the material offers considerable examples and scenarios, as well as exercises and references.

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Read more about American Literatures After 1865

American Literatures After 1865

Contributors: Peterson, Berke, and Bleil

Publisher: University of Missouri - St. Louis

License: CC BY-SA

This book is an anthology of American Literatures After 1865, a reimagining of the open educational resource: Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865 to Present.

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Read more about Υπολογιστική Φυσική: Ένα βιβλίο του Κωνσταντίνου Αναγνωστόπουλου - δεύτερη έκδοση

Υπολογιστική Φυσική: Ένα βιβλίο του Κωνσταντίνου Αναγνωστόπουλου - δεύτερη έκδοση

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributor: Αναγνωστόπουλος

Publisher: National Technical University of Athens

License: CC BY-SA

Το βιβλίο αυτό είναι μια εισαγωγή στις υπολογιστικές μεθόδους που χρησιμοποιούνται στη φυσική και άλλα επιστημονικά πεδία. Απευθύνεται σε κοινό που έχει ήδη εκτεθεί σε μαθήματα γενικής φυσικής που διδάσκονται στα δύο πρώτα έτη πανεπιστημιακών τμημάτων θετικών επιστημών και επιστημών του μηχανικού. Δεν υποθέτει κανένα υπόβαθρο αριθμητικής ανάλυσης, προγραμματισμού ή χρήσης υπολογιστή και παρουσιάζει ό,τι είναι απαραίτητο για την επίλυση των προβλημάτων που παρουσιάζονται στο βιβλίο. Μπορεί να χρησιμοποιηθεί ως κύριο σύγγραμμα σε εισαγωγικά μαθήματα υπολογιστικής φυσικής και επιστημονικού προγραμματισμού.

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Read more about The Commons: Tools for Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric

The Commons: Tools for Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Parrot, Ashby, and Collins

Publisher: Eastern Kentucky University Libraries

License: CC BY-NC

An Open Textbook for English 101: Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric at Eastern Kentucky University

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