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Author(s): Kazadi wa Mukuna
The definition of music has challenged scholars throughout the history of music. But in his seminal work The Anthropology of Music (1964), Alan Merriam proposes a culturally broad based definition of music as a product of human behavior in time and space, and has structure; but its structure cannot have an existence of its own divorced from the behavior, which produced it. This definition allows each culture/community to define its music on its own terms.
Author(s): Victoria Buxton-Pacheco
Nutrition Intuition: A Practical Approach to Health and Well Being provides a practical approach to nutrition for non-nutrition majors. The goal of Nutrition Intuition is to provide the reader with the most up-to-date information about the basics of nutrition and be able to apply the principles learned. This textbook provides detailed information that is used to highlight some of the foods and nutrients that we eat every day. Each chapter focuses on certain foods and nutrients to help the reader understand the important roles they play in our health.
Author(s): Cynthia Burwell
Personal and Community Health for Today’s College Students, a customized version of Dr. Lana Zinger’s Healthy Happy Long Life, features Did You Know sections that periodically interject and highlight statistics pertaining to the presented chapter topic. Worksheets and chapter homework aid in student comprehension of the material.
The instructional framework of this text is designed to build reading, writing, and literacy skills. By becoming familiar with and capitalizing on individual learning styles, student interests, and different career paths, educators become better able to meet the unique needs of their students. This text allows the instructor and the student to work together to provide dynamic and authentic instruction that addresses these diverse individual needs. The instruction content in this text has been reduced to its basic components that can be expanded and developed upon to provide students a le
Author(s): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): Deborah J. Good
Practical Metabolic Nutrition: A Systems Approach to Vitamins and Minerals is not your average vitamins and minerals textbook. Practical Metabolic Nutrition uses a systems-based approach to energy metabolism. This innovative approach provides a better overall understanding of the intimate relationship of the micronutrients in whole body physiology.
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.