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Author(s): Mark P. Hanebutt
The face of journalism has changed. The evening news is rife with personality, commentary, and political polarization. Blogs are doubling as news sites, and anybody with a cell phone thinks he's a journalist. Citizens say they can no longer tell fake news from real news, fact from opinion. As a result, trust in the media has plummeted at a time when the world needs more and better information than ever before.
Author(s): Warren Franke
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Principles of Exercise Prescription helps students cultivate skills that are required for developing exercise prescriptions, or exercise programs, for clients. This guidebook ties in concepts from related health and wellness subjects, prepares students to pass a professional certification examination, and also enables them to help their clients live healthier lives—three facets that are critical to professional development in this career field.
Author(s): Janice Speshock
This publication is a microbiology laboratory manual designed for a one-semester, college undergraduate education. The manual is designed to be self-guided so that the students can learn and discover on their own time. All college majors requiring a microbiology laboratory course will benefit from this publication. This manual contains a series of experiments designed to build a student’s knowledge and mastery of microbiological laboratory techniques.
Author(s): Charles A Wade
The laboratory manual is intended for non-science majors studying general biology. The biological terminology is kept at a minimum in an attempt to limit the technical jargon. The purpose of this laboratory manual is to expose the students to as many organisms and biological concepts as possible.
Author(s): Mary Lou Bryant Frank
Understanding the process of resolving conflicts through mediation has been most often viewed from the perspective of the law, from which it originated. The Mind of a Peacemaker brings together a psychological understanding of mediation, current thought in the field of conflict resolution, and guidance for future peacemakers. Through reviewing current research, interdisciplinary practices, and personal exercises, individuals seeking to become mediators can develop a deeper understanding of their role in the peacemaking process.
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Author(s): Elisa Setmire
Psyched combines a textbook and workbook for students taking an introduction to psychology course at the college level. In the textbook portion, each chapter begins with a short summary of the main topics that will be covered and ends with definitions of all the key terms from the chapter.
Author(s): Perry Goldstein
Rudiments of Music covers the basics of Western classical tonal music theory, though it is applicable to a broad range of other music as well. Written for the beginner, experienced musicians who want to learn the fundamentals of tonal theory will also find it useful. The book covers basic notation of pitch and rhythm, major and minor keys, intervals, chords, harmony, and other concepts essential to a fundamental understanding of tonal music. Students are guided in the composition of melodies and melodies with chordal accompaniment.