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Calculus with Maple

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 dy...

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Shane Shope, John Roush

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development Equips students with a comprehensive set of specific, action-based strategies that identifies what to do to succeed in high school and beyond, accompanied by compelling reasons why to do itFocuses on the stude...

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 ...

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...

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’ ...

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...

A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology

Author(s): Jon M Nese, Lee M Grenci, David Babb

A current, thorough, conversational, and scientifically sound resource on meteorology.A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology presents basic principles that enable students to gain a “thorough possession” of the underlying scientific principles of meteorology and to be able to think critical...

Communicating Love in Relationships

Author(s): RENEE J BOURDEAUX

No greater gift, no greater feeling, no greater calling exists than love. Love acts as a foundation, an emotion, a bridge to understanding those who see the world differently. Love infiltrates life in every interaction, and touches us in ways that no other is able to match. While the complexities...

Intercultural Communication in Your Life

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, Jake Simmons, Jeffrey McCune, Jr.

Where groups of people gather, there is always an elephant in the room: difference.  Elephants are remarkable, complex creatures which take up much space. Likewise, matters of race, culture, and difference require creative and complicated conversations—which moves us beyond “we are all alike” or ...

Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership

Author(s): Ronald C. Arnett, Leeanne McManus, Amanda McKendree

We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embra...