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Essential Biology: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Peter Daempfle

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curric...

Writing and Reporting for Digital Media

Author(s): Raul Reis, KATHERINE V. MACMILLIN, Michael Scott Sheerin

One of the effects of digital technologies in our lives has been to speed up the pace of everything—from the way we communicate with each other to the way we receive and process news. This sense of speed, urgency and immediacy, which was always part of news production, has been taken almost to an ex...

Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013 - Academic Version

Author(s): Augustus J Cicala

Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013: A Training and Reference Guide for Project Managers Using Standard, Professional, Server, Web Application and Project Online introduces readers to the project manager’s perspective on the latest version of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013. Th...

Casing Sport Communication

Author(s): Diana Tucker, Jason S Wrench

Groundbreaking Collection Now Available!Casing Sport Communication applies the proven concept of active learning to undergraduate and entry-level graduate courses in sport communication.Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react, and evaluate so that they develop transferable c...

Insight into Innovation: Applying Communication Theory in Our Web 2.0 Lives

Author(s): Rebecca Curnalia

Lives are increasingly lived through mediated channels like smartphones and computers… Communication theory is more interesting for students if it fits with what they do every day: using and interacting via mediated channels like social networks, websites, texts, and e-mail. Insight into Innov...

Beyond the Blank Pages

Author(s): Samantha Bell

Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy. More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-a...

The Air We Breathe: Sociology of Religion

Author(s): George Sanders, Josh Packard

Religion plays a vital role in geopolitics and in the course of student’s lives – even if they are not religious.  Yet, students often lack a framework for understanding how current arrangements and situations came to be or for understanding why religion operates as such an important force. F...

A Citizen's Guide to Economics

Author(s): Cohick Mikel, James Richards, GIAN ARYANI

A Citizen’s Guide to Economics helps readers understand the economics that affects them as they go about their daily lives – training and learning, working and earning, providing for their family, planning for the future, starting up and running a business, and being good citizens.Written in an easy...

Our World, Our Music

Author(s): Robert Elliott

Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that su...

Introduction to African American Studies: A Critical Reader

Author(s): Frederick Gooding Jr

For many students en masse, their exposure to the “African American Experience” is limited to the pedestrian, brief and routine mentions of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King primarily during the month of February.Introduction to African American Studies: A Critical Reader introdu...