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Author(s): Sandra Brown
Experiencing Reading and Writing integrates both diversity of material with sound theory using an inductive, cognitive/rhetorical model that links reading and writing in an informed way. This text singularly focuses upon the college reader and the writer. Its primary objective is to create lifelong learners who can understand without recrimination what their difficulties have been and how they can now read and write much more fluently than ever before.
Experiencing Reading and Writing will enable students to:
Author(s): Virginia Cashion
The central premise of Lifespan 360: Christian Perspectives on Human Development is to examine the human being from conception to death while focusing on the biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur throughout the lifespan. As a research-centered book, it may serve as a core text that draws upon the methods and key principles of several fields in psychology in terms of their application to childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying.
Author(s): Courtland Lewis, Timothy Dick
Medical Ethics: The 16 Week Consult is designed to dispel the myth that it is intolerant and rude to criticize others moral positions and actions, and it will achieve its goal by carefully teaching students how to critically analyze moral reasoning, especially how it relates to common cases that arise during the practice of medicine.
Author(s): Rachel Glade, Kimberly Frazier
Communication Disorders: Foundations and Clinical Applications for Emerging Clinicians is presented in an innovative text format that combines foundational content knowledge with early clinical application skills. The purpose of each chapter is to provide a brief review of a relevant content area and then provide application-based questions related to the content area reviewed. References and resources are provided throughout each chapter for additional discussion.
Author(s): Deborah Scaggs
Kaleidoscope: Shaping Language, Shaping Identity focuses on “academic discourse,” the kind of thinking, reading, and writing expected at university. Intended to speak directly to inexperienced and underprepared student writers, this text introduces students to a number of genres that are typical at college or university with emphasis on creating thoughtful, purposeful, independent writers.
Author(s): Alan Jacobs
The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth. Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet. The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and their formation, geologic time, plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, downslope movement of soil and rocks, surface and ground water, stream networks, glaciers, deserts, stresses that naturally bend and break strata, and earthquakes. The text concludes with dangers r
Author(s): Jeffrey Len Schwartz, Michael Virga
A challenging and controversial topic, police use of force, covered in a way to explain the “why” in a straightforward and unbiased manner.
Author(s): Malik Simba
The goal of Black Marxism and American Constitutionalism: From the Colonial Background through the Ascendancy of Barack Obama and the Dilemma of Black Lives Matter is so students, teachers, professors, and laypersons become more intellectually enhanced and historically enlightened. By examining the United States Supreme Court and its decisions on race through a theoretical lens, students are able to use this history as a compass to explore and compare other social categories such as gender and class.
Author(s): N Carolina Central Physical Education
This reader-friendly course balances theoretical concepts and labs. It is a practical approach that helps the student build a solid foundation for:
Author(s): Stephanie J. Fischer, Christopher Green
Zombies aren’t real. To our knowledge, there are no secret government laboratories working on creating or defeating the zombie menace, but if such laboratories are ever created then sign us up to be the earth’s last, best hope.