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Author(s): David Betounes, Mylan Redfern
NOTE: This version of the authors’ calculus book was previously titled: “Calculus: Concepts & Calculations.” It is identical to the authors’ present title: Calculus, but has in addition the Maple code and Special-Purpose Maple procedures to produce the animations and figures that are an essential dynamic part of the book. While the Maple code in this book is unobtrusive and may be ignored when reading, some instructors and students may prefer not to have it.
Author(s): Robert A Brymer, Rhett Brymer, Lisa N. Cain, Marissa Orlowski
*Features updated information related to Pandemics and other industry disruptions
Author(s): David A. Foster, David Hacker, Ann G Harris
The National Parks of the United States preserve our nation's iconic landscapes and some of the finest examples of geologic heritage. From glaciers to caves, volcanoes to canyons, or mountains to coral reefs, the nation's geologic features and landforms have been an important part of the American experience throughout its history. The geologic features found in our national parks are a testimony to the Earth’s complexity and dynamic nature; a planet that has been in a continuous state of change since its origin 4.6 billion years ago.
Author(s): Andrew Baldwin
After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.
Author(s): Laurie J Wilson, Joseph Ogden, Chris Wilson
The rapid advance of social and digital media technology has changed the landscape of communication and business entirely.
One of the top-selling PR strategy and campaign texts for several years, the new seventh edition of Strategic Communications for PR, Social Media and Marketing features a new author that brings fresh perspectives, current trends and practices in communications, marketing and business.
Author(s): Zinta Byrne
Based off the author’s extensive industrial, consultative, research, and teaching experience, Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace integrates organizational psychology and organizational behavior in one comprehensive package.
Written in a clear, approachable, and conversation-like style, Organizational Psychology and Behavior provides theory, research evidence (to promote more evidence-based practice), and application – making the material useful in all organizations.
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): Frederick DeMicco, Marvin J Cetron, Owen Davies
The world of hospitality and travel is rapidly changing. Sudden changes in the external environment can have an enormous impact literally overnight.
Strategic Management for Hospitality & Travel: Today and Tomorrow focuses on strategy for companies during a time of prosperity and uncertainty. Written in an entrepreneurial and an environmental-scanning approach, this title helps students learn to read and interpret the trends in society that bring opportunity and threats to hospitality firms.
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): 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.