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Small Group Communication: Principles in Action

Author(s): Teresa M. Patterson, Cynthia Luna

The uncertainty of instructional delivery during the Covid-19 crisis has created new challenges for community college instructors. Many instructors have been forced to instantly shift from the brick and mortar classroom to a virtual online environment.  In addition, many companies and organizations ...

Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna

Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through a variety of educational formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summaries, concept m...

Improv(e) Business: Developing Skills for Personal and Professional Success

Author(s): Gary Shields, Rico Bruce Wade, Kari Goetz

Being able to improvise and adapt to changing environments is an important skill. So important, in fact, that most people improvise something in their lives every single day, given the complexity of our lives and the ubiquitous nature of change in modern society. Despite the frequency of improvising...

Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna

Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through a variety of educational formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summaries, concept m...

Thriving in the Community College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Julie McLaughlin

Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful studen...

Content Area Literacy

Author(s): Jerry Johns, Paula Di Domenico, Rachel Lesinski-Roscoe

Content Area Literacy: Toolkit of Disciplinary Strategies for Middle and High School considers various professionals who may find its content useful:professors teaching a content area or disciplinary literacy coursemiddle and high school teachers working directly with students literacy and instructi...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry

Author(s): Elizabeth Dobler

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry outlines web literacy in a user-friendly way that helps educators provide students with practical skills and strategies needed to approach the internet with discernment. One of the ways it accomplishes this is through the QUEST model: questioning, und...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

Cyber Security Essentials: Understanding Risk and Controls

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Ben Allen CISM CRISC

Since the 1990's, the internet has transformed business by enabling the collection, analysis, and almost instantaneous transmission of data. It has also transformed crime. The demand for 24-hour online access to databases and information has created unprecedented opportunities for unethical people. ...