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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.
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.
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
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.
California school finance resembles quantum physics in that both are extremely complex. California school finance has endured tremendous upheaval in the last three decades. Meeting the educational needs of an increasing and diverse student population remains a major challenge for the citizens of this state.
School Finance: A California Perspective:
Principal and superintendent program students are the future educational leaders of Texas.
Texas Public School Organization and Administration: 2018 provides future educational leaders with an effective background for success in leading a campus or district.
Author(s): Donald Bangs
My ASL Book Levels 2 and 3: A Communicative Approach for Learning A Visual Language helps students learn how to communicate and interact with Deaf people in a variety of settings and contexts. This text offers hearing students the tools for success in building relationships with Deaf people, developing fluency in ASL, and enhancing awareness and knowledge of Deaf culture.