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Author(s): Stephanie Chadwick, Donna M. Meeks
Art as Living Practice introduces a variety of artistic media and processes, provides insights into their histories, and explores how and why artists work as they do. Exploring connections between local and global art, this textbook highlights canonical artworks while investigating art on campus and in the regional Southeast Texas community.
Author(s): Lana Zinger
Among developed nations, the United States ranks near the bottom on most standard measures of health status!
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Linda Webster
Oral Communication for 21st Century Leadership provides an accessible overview of the basic practical and theoretical elements of the field of public speaking for students who are unfamiliar with the discipline. The text is designed for students who have a practical need for these skills as well those students who are taking the basic course outside of their major to fulfill a graduation requirement. With a core focus on speaker, audience, and message, the text prepares students to speak at live events or to address their subscribers on social media.
Author(s): Lauren Kelly
Courtship & Marriage and the Changing American Family provides an overview of topics related to dating, marriage, and family dynamics. Current research and findings are discussed and reviewed to shed light on contemporary issues facing families. Past studies are also used for context in an attempt to show how dynamic societal issues can be and how this impacts family life. This text was created to provide students a concise learning tool to augment their ability to succeed in related courses.
Author(s): Luke Holbrook
Evolution is a central unifying principle of biology, yet many students of biology have a poor grasp of what we mean when we refer to evolution, Darwinian evolution, or evolutionary theory. In addition, biology students frequently do not understand evolution as science; they fail to recognize that the study of evolution involves application of the scientific method, just like any other biological discipline. This leads to misconceptions about the scientific basis of evolution.
Author(s): Adetokunbo Fatoke
Accepting Greatness: Planning for Success on Your College Journey introduces and prepares students for college. This textbook was designed to be a step-by-step guide to encourage, support, and motivate students as they matriculate though the first semester of their college journey. A tool for entering and retuning students, the chapters in this textbook offers an innovative approach to student development though life skills, study strategies, and methods for overcoming obstacles.
Author(s): Lorraine Hems
Passport to the World of Wines is an anti wine-snob online course package. It fuses lectures, readings, and tasting while discussing the basics of viticulture and viniculture, labeling regulations, marketing, distributing, technology and more. In addition, it discusses wines from Old and New World countries and regions. Students of the course package will learn as much about their own palate and ignite a life-long passion for wine.
The turn-key online Passport to the World of Wines course package: