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Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sports industry.
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Author(s): David C Nieman
Fitness & Your Health has been written to satisfy the general education requirement for physical education. In many colleges and universities students are given the option to take a class that focuses on fitness and health issues. Fitness & Your Health uses a physical fitness approach to educate the student on the most important health issues of our time.
Fitness & Your Health features:
Beyond Stress: Strategies for Optimal Living is a comprehensive journey guiding the reader toward moving from stress to establishing homeostasis and balance. Each reader creates an individual footprint as one develops strategic changes and ways to design a lifestyle based on the reader's individual life experiences, reflecting on the past, embracing the present and using the tools learned from Beyond Stress to shape the future.
Chapters to look forward to on your journey:
Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
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.
At the heart of Speaking from the Heart: Herstories of Chicana, Latina, and Amerindian Women are cultural narratives, trajectories toward decolonization offered by Chicana, Latina, and Amerindian women.
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.
Passport to College Success has had an amazing effect on my students by offering expanded definitions for each person of what it means to be in college. As a result, students using this workbook were better able to speak and understand the language of higher education and weave together the empowering aspects of their own stories.
This is a text that intentionally asks students to explore their backgrounds to draw on the “brilliance” inherent in them, as well as identify demographic factors that have meaning at the post-secondary level.