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Author(s): Kazadi wa Mukuna
The definition of music has challenged scholars throughout the history of music. But in his seminal work The Anthropology of Music (1964), Alan Merriam proposes a culturally broad based definition of music as a product of human behavior in time and space, and has structure; but its structure cannot have an existence of its own divorced from the behavior, which produced it. This definition allows each culture/community to define its music on its own terms.
Author(s): Donald Bangs
My ASL Book Levels 2 and 3: A Communicative Approach for Learning A Visual Language helps students learn how to communicate and interact with Deaf people in a variety of settings and contexts. This text offers hearing students the tools for success in building relationships with Deaf people, developing fluency in ASL, and enhancing awareness and knowledge of Deaf culture.
California school finance resembles quantum physics in that both are extremely complex. California school finance has endured tremendous upheaval in the last three decades. Meeting the educational needs of an increasing and diverse student population remains a major challenge for the citizens of this state.
School Finance: A California Perspective:
Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners is a complete course in academic speaking and listening for advanced ESL students. This text mimics introductory level college courses and prepares students for future academic careers.
Features of Discovery English include:
The 11th edition of Content Area Literacy focuses on developing 21st century learners who are adept at reading and critiquing multiple texts. Organized into two parts: Learning with Text and Technology and Teaching and Learning Strategies, this edition has a redesigned page format that provides teachers quick and easy access to concepts, ideas, and strategies.
Content Area Literacy features:
Author(s): Deborah J. Good
Practical Metabolic Nutrition: A Systems Approach to Vitamins and Minerals is not your average vitamins and minerals textbook. Practical Metabolic Nutrition uses a systems-based approach to energy metabolism. This innovative approach provides a better overall understanding of the intimate relationship of the micronutrients in whole body physiology.
Author(s): Christine Ballengee Morris
Visual Culture, Representations, & Misrepresentations confronts and addresses social and cultural issues through the exploration of visual culture. The goals of this exploration of visual culture include challenging biases, discriminatory representations, and practices within our society that hinder democracy and social justice.
Equity Pedagogy: Teaching Diverse Student Populations is aimed at introducing pedagogical content knowledge and practices through a critical multicultural lens. The authors’ intent of this text is two-fold: