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Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
Author(s): Maria Brann
Contemporary Case Studies in Health Communication: Theoretical & Applied Approaches utilizes 28 cases on diverse topics in health communication to develop the reader’s critical thinking skills – thus helping them become more informed health care advocates. By focusing on a variety of topics and utilizing various methodological and theoretical approaches, readers are exposed to real world health complexities and challenged to consider multiple perspectives and resolutions to the cases.
Author(s): Dawn O Braithwaite, Kelly Rossetto, Jeffrey T. Child, Julia T Wood
Casing Interpersonal Communication puts the proven concept of active learning to work for interpersonal communication students by immersing students in real life situations.
Easily adaptable to any existing interpersonal communication textbook, Casing Interpersonal Communication:
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.
Author(s): Susan Cruise, Norman Dolch, Neller Ree Wells-Lewis, Edward Clayton Polson, Helen K Wise
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach helps students identify with the social problem at hand through a case study at the start of each chapter. The case study provides a common reference point for discussions and questions and helps students relate to the experiences presented.
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Author(s): Innocent Aluka
Contemporary Physical Science introduces readers to the basic concepts of the physical processes occurring in our environment. It is designed and structured for beginning scientists, introductory science educators, and non-science majors enrolled in physical science to fulfill science requirements.
Contemporary Physical Science by Innocent Aluka is:
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): Cynthia H. Sims
Lookism is a broad term used to describe physical appearance discrimination. It is synonymous with beautyism and encompasses colorism, weightism, heightism, ageism, and ableism, each granting power and privilege to those who are considered physically appealing and assumed to be more intelligent, capable, and socially acceptable. These forms of inequitable treatment not only negatively impact one’s self-image but one’s career aspirations, job opportunities, and work environment.
Author(s): Sherwyn Morreale, Janice Thorpe
Public Speaking 3.0 is a turn-key, online course package that covers the scope of introductory public speaking and speech formation. It is tailored to the learning styles of today's students - concise enough to be comfortable using on a smartphone or tablet, but comprehensive enough to provide ample content and application for class.
Author(s): Dino Villegas
New Second Edition Now Available!