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Author(s): Dee Osorio, Michael Schulmeister, A Todd Jones
Let’s Get Personal! offers practical advice to initiate, maintain, and enhance the interpersonal relationships in both your private and professional life. The textbook writers model appropriate self-disclosure to teach readers how to create intimate communication that can lead to satisfying, meaningful interpersonal relationships. Readers will appreciate the first person approach, personal narratives, helpful tips, and enlightening dissection of relational communication situations.
Author(s): Ralph Monday
This book informs the student or any reader about the importance of the humanities. The book uses comprehensive terminology, but every term is specifically defined, and as long as the individual is willing to learn, the definition of terms will prove helpful in a variety of courses even if the individual does not have a background in the humanities. The book explores the cultural tradition of the humanities over a long time span, beginning with the Paleolithic period (Old Stone Age) and concluding with the 14th century Renaissance.
Author(s): Anita Pankake, Jesus Abrego Jr., Michelle Abrego
The Fifth Edition of The Administration & Supervision of Special Programs in Education (2022) is designed to provide both practicing and aspiring school leaders an overview of many of the programs and services operating in most schools today. The book is organized so that readers can immediately apply the content to real-life scenarios encountered in schools as well as examine the topic in-depth through current research and challenges such as the COVID-19 Pandemic. The book is a must read to support the complex work of school leaders.
Author(s): Penny Waddell
New Third Edition Now Available!
There’s a lot of fish in the sea, but it is the shark that sets his eye on a target and goes for the goal!
Author(s): Michael Slattery, KRISTI ARGENBRIGHT
Exercises in Environmental Science contains 11 laboratory and field exercises that include both hands-on and data analysis labs to help students develop a range of skills in the environmental sciences. The manual is designed for use in an introductory course in environmental science and covers material that is digestible by both the non-science and beginning science student.
Author(s): Penny Waddell
New Fourth Edition Now Available!
Don’t be the guppy in a shark tank; Be a SpeechShark!
Author(s): Elizabeth Catanese, Kate Sanchez
At no time in the last 75 years have college students faced greater challenges as they struggle to prepare themselves for the future — pandemic-induced social isolation, drastically limited economic prospects with the likelihood of long-term scarring effects, and a dangerously divided nation rife with systemic racism.
Author(s): Robert Willey, Stan D Renard
Introduction to the Music Industry: Southwestern Edition covers the present state of the music and entertainment industry and how it has evolved over time. Students learn how music is recorded, marketed, licensed, and performed. In addition, it contributes to the development of the music and entertainment industry in the southwest by identifying and reporting on special opportunities in the region. The foundation in music industry practices and pointers toward new opportunities help students understand the business and where they might fit in.
Author(s): Joyce Burstein, Gregory D Knotts
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
Author(s): Jonathan D. Gallop
While no book can magically turn a morally bankrupt individual into a paragon of ethical virtue, this text provides the tools to improve decision-making and formulate the best ethical responses to issues that will arise throughout an individual’s career.
The acronym ASPIRE encompasses a step by step guide to ensure a thorough examination of issues. It is impossible to cover every scenario that will arise in the course of a career, but understanding the elements that must be considered when confronted with a problem allows an individual to be ready for any dilemma.