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The Balance of Personality
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This open access textbook was developed as an upper division undergraduate textbook for theories of personality. Its intended audience are students from Portland State University enrolled in Psychology 432 Personality course. The chapters are shorter than some personality textbooks and in this particular course Psy 432 the textbook is combined with other readings including scientific articles on personality.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Chris Allen
Date Added:
06/17/2021
Basic Concepts of Structural Design for Architecture Students
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This book aims to narrate fundamental concepts of structural design to architecture students such that they have minimum involvement with math problem-solving. Within this book, students learn about different types of loads, forces and vector addition, the concept of equilibrium, internal forces, geometrical and material properties of structural elements, and rules of thumb for estimating the proportion of some structural systems such as catenary cables and arches, trusses, and frame structures.

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Engineering
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Textbook
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Anahita Khodadadi
Date Added:
08/27/2021
Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 1
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For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbooks version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Beginning Japanese for Professionals using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Corresponding audio files are available for free online.

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Languages
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Textbook
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Emiko Konomi
Date Added:
02/03/2021
Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 2
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For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Beginning Japanese for Professionals using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Corresponding audio files are available for free online via PDXScholar and PSU Media Space.

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Languages
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Textbook
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Emiko Konomi
Date Added:
10/29/2020
Daily Departures: Speed Reading Passages for English Language Learners
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For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Daily Departures: Speed Reading Passages for English Language Learners using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed to provide fluency support for English language learners at the Waystage level of the Common European Framework Reference.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL and TESOL)
Material Type:
Reading
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Regina D. Weaver
Date Added:
10/29/2020
From MSA to CA: A Beginner's Guide for Transitioning into Colloquial Arabic
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This Pressbooks version exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt From MSA to CA: A Beginner's Guide for Transitioning into Colloquial Arabic. For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. PLEASE NOTE: This Pressbooks version includes sentence structure errors in tables because both English and Arabic are used in the same sentences, and this content cannot be correctly interpreted by your web browser. Any table reuse needs to be done from the Word or PDF versions.

Subject:
Languages
Linguistics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Lina Gomaa
Date Added:
02/06/2021
Information Literacy in Art History
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This textbook is an introduction to Information Literacy as it applies to Art History in the university context.

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Art History
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Textbook
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Author:
Anne McClanan
Elsa Loftis
Date Added:
09/01/2020
Navigating the Space Between Us
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This open access textbook was developed as an upper division undergraduate textbook for a conflict resolution CR 310U Values and Ethics course (required for a PSU bachelor's degree in CR) and adaptable to a conflict resolution CR 513 graduate course (required for PSU master's degree in CR). Its intended audience are students from Portland State University enrolled in a ten week, quarter system, though it is adaptable for a semester length course. The chapters are combined with other readings on conflict resolution values and ethics. This open access textbook may be used to supplement resources for other courses that address aspects of conflict resolution values and ethics.

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Philosophy
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Textbook
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PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Robert Gould
Date Added:
08/26/2021
Paranormal Psychology: PSY410
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This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Paranormal Psychology: PSY410 using Pressbooks.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
PDX Pressbooks
Author:
Larry Martinez
Date Added:
11/25/2020