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Author(s): Jordan Bass
In the rapidly changing sport space, a textbook that serves the specific needs of the students in an introductory sport management course is imperative. The overarching aim of Introduction to Sport Management is to combine basic theoretical concepts with the knowledge and expertise of University of Kansas Jayhawk professionals in the sporting field.
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.
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): 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): 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): Tera Torres
As instructors in graduate programs that train educational diagnosticians, licensed specialists in school psychology, and other evaluation specialists for work in school systems, we have found that one of the most difficult concepts to teach revolves around writing psychoeducational reports. Students struggle to apply report writing skills in real-world settings and often times have a significant amount of difficulty constructing a readable psychoeducational report that is cohesive and user-friendly. “Report Writing Boot Camp” was created specifically for this purpose: this workbook uses
Author(s): Tracey Hunter-Doniger
Designed for non-art pre-service educators and in-service teachers, Experiencing the Arts: Creative Arts in Education not only provides a base knowledge of the arts in education, but includes examples of best practices, research, experiences, and pedagogical theories of art infusion and how it has been successful in many schools across the United States. Beyond the foundational knowledge and understanding this book provides for the readers, it gives examples of pragmatic application through lesson plans and why art infusion works.