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Author(s): Jon Hager
Criminal Forensics I addresses a vast array of forensic science topics from the perspective of a practitioner for those who want to work in the field of crime scene investigations. The text begins with focusing on the history, then building the foundation for crime scene investigations, and finally special topics within forensic science. Each chapter contains key words, a chapter summary, and selected Internet links to build upon the content within each chapter. Each chapter can easily have laboratory exercises added for an application component.
Author(s): Keith J. Hyatt, John W Filler
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The second edition of the Anthropology of Indigenous religions continues to offer a novel introduction to the ways that anthropologists investigate indigenous religions. The anthropological approach to the study of religion can be viewed as a series of exchanges and debates spanning almost two centuries regarding the nature of religions and its place in human life. This book invites readers to take part in these ongoing conversations while exploring the main elements of the religious life in small-scale societies around the world.
New features of the second edition include:
Author(s): Helen Acosta, Bryan Hirayama, Mark Staller
Intercultural Communication: Building Relationships and Skills provides clear explanations of relevant communication theories and practical advice for improving communication skills. This text is designed to introduce students to the most important concepts, theories, and strategies related to intercultural communication. It enables students to establish and maintain satisfying relationships with people from other countries and cultures.
Intercultural Communication presents topics among 10 chapters:
Author(s): Hayden Smith
Criminal Justice and Mental Health: An Evidence Based Approach details the historical, social, and policy influences that have led to the criminal justice system now serving as a default mental health system. The three largest mental health facilities in the United States are jails and prisons and there are more people with a mental illness who are incarcerated compared to those who are not.
Author(s): Patricia Dickenson, Lorelei Coddington
In today's mathematics classroom, teachers must ensure that all students understand conceptually and can demonstrate the required skills based on their development. Technology-Infused Math Instruction: Teaching Outside the Box provides guidance in leveraging five essential research-based pedagogies to support effective K-12 math learning with infused technology: daily routines, open-ended tasks, project-based learning, problem-based learning, and math centers.
Author(s): Jane M Govoni, Cindy Lovell
In Linguistics for K-12 Classroom Application, readers will develop a practical understanding of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics to support the language needs of English learners (ELs) in the K-12 mainstream classroom. Knowledge of these five areas enables teachers to create effective lessons for students from diverse cultural backgrounds and varying English proficiency levels.
Author(s): Charles Cardwell
No one is born with Wisdom – the ability to think and act with understanding and insight. Wisdom grows only in a soil rich with knowledge and experience, but knowledge and experience provide only the nutrients. Wisdom must be nurtured by curiosity and a desire for understanding. Growing wisdom takes time and effort. Great minds have graced us with records of their struggles towards wisdom. This volume enables us to stand on the shoulders of some of these giants and thereby grow our own wisdom farther – and faster!
Author(s): Robert Willey, Jeffrey Izzo
Introduction to the Music Industry: Midwest Edition is an introduction to the music industry, and can be considered a primer for two reasons.
Author(s): Christopher O'Brien, John Beattie, Donna Sacco
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.