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Author(s): Paula Hunter Schenck, Daryl Worley
An essential guide that explores the building blocks for creating a productive and creative learning environment. Incorporating the arts into everyday classroom lessons increases the ability of a student to not only connect but master the content of the lesson. Student expression through the arts is as vibrant as the panes of glass in a stained-glass window. A teacher who embraces the arts in the everyday classroom encourages the students to reach their full potential and to develop their distinct purpose in life.
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): 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): Kirstin Brekken Shea, Gayden Darnell, Alyssa Locklear, Kristin N Slagel
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During this time of social distancing, the interconnectedness of the dimensions of wellness has never been more evident...
Introduction to the Science of Health and Fitness is a turn-key course package that provides an overview of the human body systems with an interdisciplinary focus on wellness, fitness, disease, technology, sexual health, and more.
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): N Carolina Central Physical Education
This reader-friendly course balances theoretical concepts and labs. It is a practical approach that helps the student build a solid foundation for:
Author(s): Allison Nye, Donald Wilson
Fitness Fundamentals, A Resource Guide for Active Living familiarizes students with the tools to help plan and develop an effective exercise program by providing key resources. Taking a practical approach, the handbook balances understanding and assessing fitness components with strategies for implementing and applying the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness. Fitness Fundamentals presents the necessary skills and useful information to guide students toward achieving their health and personal goals.
Author(s): Doreen Swetkis, Wendy A. Kellogg
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The 21st Century American City: Race, Ethnicity, and Multicultural Urban Life presents recent scholarship on race, ethnicity, and the American city to help students understand the current characteristics of urban areas. Using a multidisciplinary framework, the objective of this text is to “see” the city from many vantage points.
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.