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Author(s): Christine Ballengee Morris
Visual Culture, Representations, & Misrepresentations confronts and addresses social and cultural issues through the exploration of visual culture. The goals of this exploration of visual culture include challenging biases, discriminatory representations, and practices within our society that hinder democracy and social justice.
Author(s): Anne Holmquest
Visual Talk: How to Speak Anywhere with Graphics and Rhythm takes an unusual angle on speech. The author examines and explains the use of rhythm, timing and silence and how this relates to speech.
Visual Talk shows how the rhythm of sound makes speech very different from writing. It demonstrates how attention to the sounds of words and the pauses in words communicate meaning. This relates the entire speech process to music.
Featuring a combination of an eText with a website, Wellness for Life teaches students how to improve their overall wellness so that they can live happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.
While discussing topics such as disease, life expectancy, stress, physical fitness, nutrition, and weight management, Wellness for Life places a strong emphasis on the importance of self-responsibility as the key for developing high-level wellness.