Search Results: 70 of 324
Author(s): Paul Gannon
Human society has never before faced challenges like the present. Population has more than doubled since 1970; currently over 7 billion and growing fast. Much of this growth occurs in regions with developing infrastructure, placing increasing demands on natural resources and taxing ecosystem services. Coupled with continued growth in more developed, and more demanding regions, global energy consumption is projected to increase nearly three-fold by mid-century.
Author(s): Mark Springer
Responsible Citizenship: Restoring Civic Community Action addresses the issues surrounding civic education and political involvement in the United States. The text provides a guide for looking at how we can learn political knowledge, increase political tolerance, and work on political participation.
Responsible Citizenship: Restoring Civic Community Action:
Author(s): Elizabeth Jordan
Small Footprint Big Impact is an accessible, user-friendly, resource for non-majors who are interested in examining environmental problems and solutions. The book accelerates major environmental issues to the forefront of discussion and offers insight that enables students to think critically and make informed decisions about such issues. It comprehensively and candidly examines issues from both a scientific and social justice standpoint. Students learn the impact of human consumption and lifestyle on the planet, and who bears the brunt of it.
Author(s): David J. Bissonnette
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: An Introduction to Disease Prevention is an introductory nutrition textbook designed and written for students majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nursing, health sciences and medicine. This unique textbook does not follow traditional approaches to teaching nutrition; rather, it begins by describing the role of nutrition in human health from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Author(s): Bunnie Loree Claxton, Kurt Y. Michael
A Step-By-Step Guide to Conducting Applied Research in Education was written to guide candidates through the doctoral process as they strive to solve a specific problem or improve a practice in a real educational setting. Applied research incorporates a multimethod design that includes both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis strategies. This step-by-step approach to doctoral research is what makes this book unique.
Author(s): Sean Brierley
New Edition Now Available!
Communication is an integral part of our everyday life. Every day, everybody creates and receives communication, and content, and receives communication, or content. Being able to do both things well is advantageous to you, professionally and personally, those you interact with, and those you work for.
Author(s): Jan Todd
Understanding ourselves and what we need and want from relationships in our lives is often a subject left for us to discover on our own as we age and develop. Yet, what would it be like if one could learn about the relationships we have and the ones we want in the safety of a group focused on that conversation? This is what this course is all about.
Author(s): John Knox
Sociology Is Rude!: A Conversation on Sociological Theory and Thought helps readers learn more about the foundational theories that sociology rests upon (functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interaction); to make sense of the tools of careful sociological research; to perceive the dramatic roles of groups and organizations in society; to comprehend the social forces connected to one’s family, race, ethnicity, gender, and religion; to fathom the depths and significance of life stages and the aging process; and to work out the role, power, and influence of social
Author(s): Kenneth Thompson, DAVID STRUTTON
You engage perpetually in marketing. Regardless of what you do or eventually do for a living or with your life, you are a marketer.
Do you want more power, influence, and success; all the result of your own ethically and socially responsible behaviors, of course?
Your ability or lack of ability to market yourself and your ideas well will change the arc of your professional and personal life for better or worse. You need to fully learn marketing—from scratch. Imagine how much could be lost if you don’t.