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Author(s): Lisa Sticca-Conrod
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Author(s): Glenn Dolphin
Stories in Geology: What We Know and How We Figured it Out gets students thinking about the process of generating scientific knowledge and gives them the necessary skills to be critical of this knowledge. This text provides the history of how science knowledge came to be. It features short stories, poetry, art, and more as ways to demonstrate how science “fits” into the rest of life.
Author(s): Laural L. Adams
Essentials of Business Communication for Emerging Professionals introduces students to today’s professional communication practices and helps them develop key tools and habits to refine their communication skills and cultivate their executive presence — bridging the transition from student to professional.
Author(s): Mindy Mayol
Mindy Hartman Mayol’s Wellness: The Total Package is now delivered in a new interactive online publication format, yet, offers the familiar perspective of multi-dimensional wellness that includes additional chapter content and concepts. While thoughtful notations of the dimensions of wellness are often referenced, few discuss multidimensional wellness in significant detail or with a personal connection.
Author(s): Kevin Salfen
Maybe you’ve noticed? Traditional music appreciation textbooks aren’t cutting it anymore. Conceived as streamlined, even “dumbed-down” chronological surveys of Euro-American music, they are increasingly distant from students whose literacy is more diverse. When these textbooks feature music from other cultures, it’s sidelined—often literally—a counterexample, a complement, reinforcing a hierarchy that today’s university students have every reason to challenge.