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Author(s): James Brent
Arkansas was once known as the Wonder State. It remains beguiling, in its beautiful and mystical scenery and in the diversity of its people; it is inspiring, in how those people have come back so often from the most heart-wrenching circumstances, and how so many of them have drawn strength from the place where they live; it is disturbing, in how so often prejudice and fear have steered it away from paths of progress when those paths were so clearly marked. But it still is a place to wonder at.
Author(s): UNC WILMINGTON
Why are you here, at this institution, in this class? As educators and students we are quick to think about the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of the college experience. What is general education? How can I get these requirements completed? What do I do with myself in this new environment? While all important, the answers to these questions come with time and relative ease given the abundance of student resources and services.
Author(s): Terry Husband
Every day in early childhood and elementary classrooms, teachers facilitate instruction, plan lessons, and implement activities from a pseudo “raceless” framework. For many of these teachers there is an implicit and unconscious dedication to keeping race and racism out of the discourse on early childhood teaching and learning. Nonetheless, the topic of race and racism in the elementary classroom is ever present especially in classrooms where there is interaction between and among individuals of different ethnicities and race.
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): Warren Franke
New Edition Coming Soon!
Principles of Exercise Prescription helps students cultivate skills that are required for developing exercise prescriptions, or exercise programs, for clients. This guidebook ties in concepts from related health and wellness subjects, prepares students to pass a professional certification examination, and also enables them to help their clients live healthier lives—three facets that are critical to professional development in this career field.
Author(s): Alana McFall
Inclusion: Creating The Mindset, Building The Framework is an engaging resource designed to help future educators to create a deep personal connection with the concept of inclusion.
There are plenty of fine textbooks available on the market today that give definitions, acronyms and comprehensive descriptions of specific disabilities along with suggestions for inclusive practices within the classroom. This title is not a duplicate or substitute for those.
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): Heidi Davis
Everyday Food, Fun, and Fitness provides research-based evidence describing the best techniques for weight loss, weight maintenance, and weight gain. This workbook empowers readers to make wise decisions regarding their health and eating habits so that long-term weight change is achieved.
New Edition Now Available!
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.