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A Criminological Guide and Theoretical Analysis of Serial Killers and Infamous Murders

Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland

Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.Serial Killers provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of...

Infusing Equity & Cultural Competence into Teacher Development

Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Joseph B Cuseo

As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.Infusing Diversity & Cultural Competence into Teacher...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...

Race, Crime and Justice

Author(s): Robert III Bing

Race, Crime and Justice is the culmination of many years of research and teaching on the subject. It includes seminal studies and current research findings. The text recognizes the influence of politics; it also examines the flawed policies and practices that contribute to the disparate treatment of...

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices

Author(s): Clinton Allred, Karen Geismar, Nancy Turner

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual ...

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators

Author(s): Greg Metz, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practice...

Moot Court: Making Your Case & Pleasing the Court

Author(s): Thomas A. Miller, JONATHAN CALEB DALTON

Whether one participates for a semester, a year, or through your entire collegiate or high school experience, the skills honed as a moot courter will increase their ability to analyze situations, understand diverse viewpoints, and persuasively present their positions to others.Based on the authors’ ...

Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World

Author(s): Cynthia Mckenney, Ursula K. Schuch, Amanda Chau

As concerns for our environment have increased globally, the study of plants has evolved to address these issues.The updated course content of the 2nd edition of Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World introduces students to some of the NEW cutting edge discoveries and updates in n...

The Resident Assistant: Applications and Strategies for Working with College Students in Residence Halls

Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN

The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for...

Criminal Law

Author(s): George Dery

The law touches everything, and each rule in the law affects each other.Criminal Law aims to exploit the love for storytelling to teach criminal law. This text offers insight into various solutions to legal problems by viewing cases and statutes from many jurisdictions, and brings home the immediacy...