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Author(s): H Felix Lee
The twenty-first century manufacturing environment can be characterized by the paradigm of delivering products of increasing variety, lower demand and higher quality in the context of expanding global competition. In order to realize this manufacturing paradigm and facilitate coordinated efforts across different departments, more and more companies are moving into computer-integrated production systems where computer technology is widely used to support design, manufacturing, and business operation in an integrated fashion.
Author(s): Jennifer Turley
Food Values, Diet Design & Health provides a refreshing nutrition educational perspective for students and instructors. The content is delivered in the format of literature review articles with review question and study sheet features included for each article. The 14 topic articles are relevant for nutrition enthusiasts and unique for modern nutrition curriculum. Students learn nutrition concepts a step deeper than a foundation level and apply the knowledge. The nutritional values of food are mastered through this applied approach.
Author(s): Melissa Gutschall
Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resources, study guides and experiential activities. Course management is made simple with organization, clarity, and the availability of resources in one document and student engagement is promoted with the use of hands-on activities and discussions.
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): Tara Scully
Why do we eat food? While you are grabbing a bite to eat, you probably are not asking yourself this question. But we hope that after reading this book, you will think about it more often and appreciate your body’s relationship to food. This book examines the concepts of what your food is, how your body sees, processes and uses food as well as how things can go wrong. By taking this journey with us, you will become a more mindful person about “who” is in your food and what food really means to your cells.
Author(s): Craig Rand
Stress Management: A Guide to a Healthier Life looks at stress which has been linked to between 60-75% of illness and disease in this country. The focus is two fold—to examine stress using the components of wellness and trying to have the reader try new techniques through an experiential and interactive journey.This text touches on the physiological aspect of stress, but the main goal is to increase one’s wellness.
Author(s): Celina Echols, Felicia Blacher-Wilson
Pre-service students need the opportunity to understand that not only have they possibly undergone unique experiences as they came-of-age but so do many of the students who they might teach.
This book contains students’ reflections, problems, and solutions. These coming-of-age stories are intended to create understanding, inspire the reader, and allow future teachers to learn about themselves and the experiences of their students. Lastly, this book demonstrates that learning should be life-long.
Author(s): H Felix Lee
The 21st century manufacturing and production environment can be characterized by the paradigm of delivering products of increasing variety, lower demand and higher quality in the context of expanding global competition. In order to realize this manufacturing paradigm and facilitate coordinated efforts across different departments, more and more companies are moving into computer-integrated production systems where computer technology is widely used to support design, manufacturing, and business operation in an integrated fashion. The core of this computer technology includes computer-aid
Author(s): Council For Adult Experiential Learning , Chari Leader Kelley
Portfolio assessment is an important strategy that supports retention, persistence, and adult student success.
Author(s): William Brazile, Daniel Autenrieth
Occupational & Community Noise: A Guide for Environmental Health & Safety Students is the first of its kind to address noise in a way that meets the educational needs of today’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) students. Most noise textbooks that are available have been written by engineers for engineers. And while engineering is certainly important in the evaluation and control of hazardous noise, there’s one big problem: most of the students training to become EH&S professionals in the United States do not have an engineering background!