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Author(s): Pamela Scott Bracey
The purpose of Administrative Management and Procedures is to assist current and future leaders to develop the necessary skills to survive and thrive professionally in an ever-changing work environment, even when impacted by unforeseen tragedies beyond their ability to control. Appropriate administrative management processes and procedures will vary by career field, but this textbook will provide a general overview of professional recommendations and best practices to support the development of the next generation of successful leaders and administrators.
Author(s): Patricia Ferguson, Victoria Nanos
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The world has become a global village connected by the speed of information processing via the Internet. Students need to look inward to identify themselves and their “bliss” while also being in tune with the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in an increasingly diverse world.
Author(s): Maureen ONeil
Nature is children’s greatest classroom. It fosters their creativity, inquiry, wonder, imagination, and awe!
Sadly, playing outdoors is becoming a lost art! A recent survey found that half of the adults polled had played outside at least seven times a week when growing up, while only 23 percent of their children do that now.
In today’s technology-driven world, it is more important than ever that children move away from the touch screen and instead touch the natural world right outside their homes and schools!
Author(s): ANDREW R. MCGLENN, Melanie C Healy
Creating a Healthy & Active Lifestyle Lab Manual is a wonderful text to use for any health and wellness lab. This manual is meant to be used in a participatory setting where instructors teach the exercise labs to all students. Creating a Healthy and Active Lifestyle encourages participants to simply move, and to move in a variety of ways: at home or at a fitness center, through strength, flexibility, mindfulness, cardiovascular workouts, and more.
Author(s): Maria Napoli, Steven W Peterson
Whole Person Health: Mindful Living Across the Lifespan was developed to deepen your perspective on living mindfully by exploring areas of your life that add quality but may fall by the wayside as we mature. In addition to practicing mindful living following the MAC guide DVD, topics include your relationship to nature, animals, your artistic voice, relationship to music as well the people in your life and finally achieving happiness across the lifespan.
Author(s): Leonard Kravitz
Anybody’s Guide to Total Fitness, 12th edition, is a definitive blend of cutting-edge scientific research and reliable practical applications for creating an optimal health, fitness and wellness lifestyle. The text offers personalized instruction on how to customize exercise programs for high intensity interval training (HIIT), indoor cycling, aerobic kickboxing, circuit training, boot camp programs, and aquatic workouts. The 12th edition introduces the original science-based Peripheral Heart Action (PHA) training method and 2 PHA workouts.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Russell L Claxton, Samuel J Smith, Constance L Pearson, Edwin J. Nichols, Andrea Beam, John C Bartlett, Mark A Angle, Margaret E Ackerman, James A Swezey, Shante Moore
Public and Private School Administration: An Overview in Christian Perspective provides a resource compatible with the mission of universities that seek to prepare educators for service in public, private, and Christian schools. It speaks to the practical-mindedness of administrators while also grounding best practices in theory, research, and biblical principles. For readers who view school administration not only as service to students, parents, and faculty but also as service to God, this book will serve to affirm their calling.
Author(s): Ric Baker, Vivian Beitman
College reading and writing is challenging. Students must take in a tremendous amount of information, make sense of it, and see how it fits into their understanding of the world.
Moreover, modern students get their information from a wide variety of sources (Internet, print, media), so now perhaps more than ever they need the ability to read and think critically so that they can evaluate quality and reliability.