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Author(s): Janet McKenney
A Guidebook to Presentation Speaking, 7th edition, has been significantly expanded to follow the template of the Five Canon approach. Presentation speaking has been chosen as the title because presentations are used more frequently than public speaking. Presentation speaking includes situations where speakers use both verbal and nonverbal communication to send messages to audiences creating relationships with people who are usually present. Public speaking is a specialized form of speaking used in organizations, communities, and government settings.
Equity Pedagogy: Teaching Diverse Student Populations is aimed at introducing pedagogical content knowledge and practices through a critical multicultural lens. The authors’ intent of this text is two-fold:
Author(s): Staci Freeworth
Introduction to Nutrition is an easy to read, essential purchase for students in dietetics, as well as students studying subjects that may have a nutrition component, such as exercise science, nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and other related areas. This textbook provides the quality information that astute learners demand in nutrition science applications that are ideal at introductory levels. New and updated nutrition topics are intertwined with real stories from real people that connect the material to the reader’s everyday life.
This book is designed to help individuals understand how their lives can be enhanced by making and implementing appropriate healthy fitness and wellness choices throughout one’s lifetime. Choices made today will shape your future in all dimensions of wellness. In order to enjoy the highest quality of life, combat degenerative diseases, and cope effectively with day-to-day stressors, a commitment must be made to implement and consistently practice positive fitness and wellness behaviors.
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.