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CHIN 3343: Chinese Popular Culture Terms, Vol. 2 book cover

CHIN 3343: Chinese Popular Culture Terms, Vol. 2

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Dr. Li's Chinese Popular Culture Class, Fall 2023

Editor(s): Katherine Carter, Melody Yunzi Li

Subject(s): Cultural studies, Popular culture

Institution(s): University of Houston

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 29/05/2024

This student-authored dictionary of Chinese popular culture covers the major figures, celebrities, genres, fashion, and more in China. From movie stars to trendy terms, this dictionary provides up-to-date definitions of popular culture terms. This compilation will serve as a useful, up-to-date dictionary for students and those who are interested in Chinese popular culture. This is the second volume of this dictionary series. Visit the first volume of the series at: https://uhlibraries.pressbooks.pub/chin3343sp23/.
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CHIN 3343: Chinese Popular Culture Terms, Vol. 1

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Dr. Li's Chinese Popular Culture Class, Spring 2023

Editor(s): Melody Yunzi Li, Katherine Carter

Subject(s): Cultural studies, Popular culture, China

Institution(s): University of Houston

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 10/05/2024

This student-authored dictionary of Chinese popular culture covers the major figures, celebrities, genres, fashion, and more in China. From movie stars to trendy terms, this dictionary provides up-to-date definitions of popular culture terms. This first volume of this dictionary will be followed by subsequent volumes in the years to come. This compilation will serve as a useful, up-to-date dictionary for students and those who are interested in Chinese popular culture.
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The Story of Earth: An Observational Guide 2e

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): Daniel Hauptvogel, Virginia Sisson

Subject(s): Historical geology and palaeogeology, Earth sciences, Geology, geomorphology and the lithosphere

Last updated: 07/05/2024

This is the second edition of our open-access lab manual for a historical geology lab released for the Fall 2023 semester. It focuses on student observations. We have uploaded this book to Lulu Press so that you may have them print a copy for you. The cost is $21.63 plus shipping. We believe in free access to educational materials, therefore we collect no revenue from Lulu. The price you pay is simply the cost Lulu charges to print the materials for you. You can also download a printable PDF version to print on your own.
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Be A Tech Advanced Cultural Learner

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Fang Fang, Melody Li, Sammy Hwang

Subject(s): Computer applications in the arts and humanities, Cultural studies, Educational equipment and technology, computer-aided learning (CAL)

Institution(s): University of Houston

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 13/02/2024

This book provides students the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the new digital world and understand how culture and technology interact. This book aims to serve as a helpful guide and companion for a series of Chinese Cultural Studies classes, including Chinese Popular Culture, Global Chinese Literature, and others. This book teaches technology driven learning strategies for understanding cultural traditions, improving personal development, supporting career advancement, and promoting meaningful cross-cultural interactions inside and outside of the classroom.

This e-book serves as a comprehensive guide that empowers learners to embrace technology as a tool for learning and engagement in- and outside classrooms, covering a broad range of tools with detailed tutorials and realistic student work examples.  Learners can easily migrate a tool or strategy to their course projects. 

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Statistical Data Analysis in the Hospitality Industry

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  9 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Minjung Shin

Subject(s): Social research and statistics, Hospitality and service industries

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 12/02/2024

This book covers the basic principles of statistics necessary to conduct hospitality research. The primary topics addressed will include the links between theory, research design, and statistical techniques; variable measurement and frequency distributions; summary statistics for central tendency and variation; hypothesis testing; and bivariate correlation and regression analysis.
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GHL 2365 - Tourism

CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives)   English

Author(s): Jason Draper

Subject(s): Hospitality, sports, leisure and tourism industries

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 08/02/2024

Course Description: An overview of the history and implications of travel and tourism as an economic, political, and cultural force, and the effect of tourism development on the quality of life of the host society.
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Business Computer Information Systems

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  31 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Emese Felvegi, Barbara Lave, Diane Shingledecker, Julie Romey, Noreen Brown, Mary Schatz, OpenStax, Saylor Academy, University of Minnesota Libraries, Robert McCarn

Editor(s): Emese Felvegi, Robert McCarn

Subject(s): Business and Management

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 08/11/2023

CHIN/WCL 3342: Tales of East Asian Cities book cover

CHIN/WCL 3342: Tales of East Asian Cities

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): Dr. Li's Tales of East Asian Cities Class, Fall 2022

Editor(s): Melody Yunzi Li, Katherine Carter, Ariana Santiago

Subject(s): Cultural studies, East Asia, Far East

Publisher: University of Houston Libraries

Last updated: 18/10/2023

This book features essays about six major East Asian cities contributed by students of the Fall 2022 CHIN/WCL 3342: Tales of East Asian Cities course. Essays describe background information about each of the cities, followed by critical analyses of relevant cultural subjects.
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Basic Notions of Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics for Natural Sciences

CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives)   English

Author(s): Vassiliy Lubchenko

Subject(s): Physical chemistry

Last updated: 11/10/2023

This book is intended as a semester course on the basic notions of Thermodynamics, Thermochemistry, and Quantum Mechanics for students majoring in Science (other than Chemistry and Physics) and Mathematics. It is appropriate as an introductory text for Chemistry and Physics majors as well.
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Information technology in hospitality

CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives)   English

Author(s): Cristian Morosan, PhD

Subject(s): E-commerce: business aspects, Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary subjects

Institution(s): University of Houston

Last updated: 31/08/2023

This textbook is designed to introduce undergraduate students to the fundamental concepts of information technologies within the context of hospitality and tourism organizations. Taking a strategic approach, it offers a robust foundation in the key principles that comprise the information technology landscape in the hospitality sector. This resource is tailored for both first-year students and those who haven't yet explored advanced courses in information technology and its applications in the realm of hospitality.