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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): Jonathan C Smith
Welcome to the next generation of stress management. The crowded library of stress and coping includes two types of textbooks. Some are encyclopedias of technique samples. Exercises are disjointed, presented alphabetically, and not integrated into an overarching perspective. Other books are academic textbooks on theory and research. These try to be comprehensive and cover behavior theory, psychoanalysis, sociology, literature, politics, history, human development, medicine, and even sexuality.
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): Danny Too, Christopher Williams
Whether participating in competitive athletics or recreationally, most of us will try to perform at our best. To do so, we will attempt to move our bodies with task-specific patterns to reach activity-related goals. For example, to perform a quick move and deceive an opponent, a specific pattern of acceleration of the body will be one such factor (of many) that will determine the success of the movement. As observers, we see this movement in the speed and direction (velocity) of the body.
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): Anastasia Krueck-Frahn
College Reading: Reading and Writing Collaboration is designed for students to enhance reading and writing skills. Each section is uniquely designed by chapters to augment cognition, promote student reading and writing skills, but mostly to develop transferable skills needed in other disciplines across the curriculum.
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.