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Author(s): Mark P. Hanebutt
The health of the American democracy in the 21st Century will depend largely upon the health of American media. Information is the lifeblood of a free republic. Yet, the internet and social media have provided media professionals with new legal challenges regarding privacy, security and credibility. If the free flow of ideas and news is to continue, those who work in the media must understand the principles and laws that protect our right to know.
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.
Author(s): Sherwyn Morreale, Janice Thorpe
Public Speaking 3.0 is a turn-key, online course package that covers the scope of introductory public speaking and speech formation. It is tailored to the learning styles of today's students - concise enough to be comfortable using on a smartphone or tablet, but comprehensive enough to provide ample content and application for class.
Author(s): Teri Bingham
Teaching Texas: A Complete and Practical Approach to Understanding and Applying the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) TExES is a hands-on guide for preservice teachers to prepare for the TExES examination. The publication integrates real-life scenario-based questions, tips, theory, and additional invaluable information for the preservice teacher to analyze situations and make professional decisions.
Teaching Texas by Teri Bingham (West Texas A&M University):
Author(s): SHAUN DUKE, PRABIN LAMA
The goal of Rhetoric and Arguments: A Primer in Ethical Reasoning is to introduce students to the fundamentals of rhetoric and argumentation. Additionally, students will learn how to apply these concepts to everyday life, whether in their college classes, their job, or their personal life. The journey, however, will not stop there. While learning the basics is essential to any introductory argument publication, it is equally important to focus on some of the communication issues that exist in our contemporary moment by teaching methods for addressing them.
Author(s): DENIS G. HAMILTON
Management: The Right Work, Done Well! covers all the key topics expected in an introductory management textbook. The publication features an easily readable and understandable format based on the primary purpose of management - to get the “Right Work, Done Well!”
The publication is written by Denis G. Hamilton, an award-winning professor who has taught over 10,000 students since earning a Ph.D. in organization management and who also has over 35 years of broad-based management experience including executive level positions in two Fortune 50 companies.
Author(s): David A. Dieterle
Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View provides essential economic concepts and serves as a primer on becoming an economically literate citizen. This publication gives the reader the tools necessary to analyze any economic situation and to be a more economically educated voter, citizen, producer, and consumer.
Author(s): Steven G. White
Law school teaches lawyers to read court opinions – hundreds of them. Reading hundreds of court opinions shows us what a judge likes to write. We need to learn to write what a judge likes to read. That is a different task.
It is more than going to the library to locate relevant cases. It is more than reading and summarizing a trial transcript. It is more than following the local rules to include the required sections of a brief.
Author(s): Ellen Peffley Harp, Cynthia Mckenney, Judith E. Wilmington, Richard Durham
The NEW 7th edition of Practices and Techniques in Horticulture has added some new exciting laboratory exercises as well as enhanced some of the previous activities. As students become more focused on the environment and sustainable plant production practices, we have evolved the book’s focus to include these issues.
Author(s): Keith J. Hyatt, John W Filler
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.