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The following course materials are open educational resources published under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license. The works may be copied, adapted, and adopted by others; appropriate credit must be given for the work, and the materials may not be used for commercial purposes. For more information, please contact the APUS ePress.
 
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Public Policy (POLS410)

The latest APUS ePress publication, Public Policy, educates readers on the most important principles of policy analysis including policy models, the policy making process, and the constitutional distribution of power.

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Effectiveness in Writing (ENGL102)

In Effectiveness in Writing, readers will learn how to evaluate and write argumentative essays and continue to develop and strengthen knowledge of research and citation.

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Research, Analysis, and Writing (COLL300)

Research, Analysis, and Writing explores the different stages of a research project, from defining an issue and developing a research question to creating an essay that incorporates critical sources.

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Introduction to Music Appreciation (MUSI200)

Introduction to Music Appreciation is about listening, appreciating, understanding, and discussing music. It explores the history, aesthetics, and criticism of Western music for an enhanced understanding of the topic.

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World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance (Volume 1)

The first volume in the World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance covers works from Ancient Greece and Rome while following heroes Odysseus, Achilles, and Aeneas.

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World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance (Volume 2)

The second volume in the World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance explores the folk tales of Africa, the mythical heroes of India, and the thoughts of Confucius in Ancient China.

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World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance (Volume 3)

The third volume in the World Literature Anthology: Through the Renaissance uncovers adventures with the Knights of King Arthur's Courts and other medieval princes as well as Dante and his guide.

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