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Event Planning and Management: Communicating Theory and Practice

Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse

Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 3rd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations...

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...

The Dark Web: Unfiltered

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw

In The Dark Web: Unfiltered, Dr. Scott Belshaw takes you into an online world that very few have encountered. This book serves as a proverbial travel guide into the sick and twisted side of the dark web, including hidden coves for illegal activity. These areas include the dark web drug scene, hiring...

Gangs

Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki

Explore the gang phenomenon with respect to the core components of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as groundbreaking information on new topics. This text presents a traditional and brief ove...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...

Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Houston M. Barber

"If ever we needed the transformative power of culturally competent educational leadership to drive deep learning, it is now. We need the Why, the What & the How. The Authors of 'Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment' deliver - with compelling clarity - on all three...

Criminal Justice Research Methods

Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys

Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possi...

Infusing Equity & Cultural Competence into Teacher Development

Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Joseph B Cuseo

As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.Infusing Diversity & Cultural Competence into Teacher...

A Criminological Guide and Theoretical Analysis of Serial Killers and Infamous Murders

Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland

Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.Serial Killers provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of...

Biology: Life as We Know It

Author(s): Andrew Baldwin

After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.This text not ...