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Author(s): Bagher Modjtahedi
Principles of Macroeconomics has grown out of the author’s experiences teaching economics over the course of more than 30 years. The text is policy oriented and provides an easy-to-understand structure with intuitive models to explain macroeconomic issues. From the beginning it emphasizes three major macroeconomic goals: high economic growth, low unemployment rate, and low and stable inflation rate. The text uses the most recent U.S. macroeconomic data to demonstrate the validity of the theories discussed.
Author(s): Julie Holzner
In the first four chapters, in Part One, there is an overview of basic economic concepts. In the last chapter of this part, the workings of markets is explained in great detail. It is essential for everybody who studies economics to understand how the forces of supply and demand interact in markets.
Part Two introduces the three most important variables in macroeconomics: GPD, inflation, and unemployment, which are used in later chapters to construct models to represent different theories about how the economy works.
Author(s): Ronda D Hayes
Computing Essentials for an IT Age introduces students to the plethora of computer systems and networks - along with the constantly evolving benefits they offer. Created for both online and in-person introduction to computers courses, this turn-key course package includes a beautiful color lecture manual (eBook), lab content, tests, and quizzes all in a digital package.
Developed through extensive data analysis from both students and instructors, Computing Essentials for an IT Age:
Author(s): Glenn Dolphin
Stories in Geology: What We Know and How We Figured it Out gets students thinking about the process of generating scientific knowledge and gives them the necessary skills to be critical of this knowledge. This text provides the history of how science knowledge came to be. It features short stories, poetry, art, and more as ways to demonstrate how science “fits” into the rest of life.
Author(s): Kevin Salfen
Maybe you’ve noticed? Traditional music appreciation textbooks aren’t cutting it anymore. Conceived as streamlined, even “dumbed-down” chronological surveys of Euro-American music, they are increasingly distant from students whose literacy is more diverse. When these textbooks feature music from other cultures, it’s sidelined—often literally—a counterexample, a complement, reinforcing a hierarchy that today’s university students have every reason to challenge.