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Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World

Author(s): Cynthia Mckenney, Ursula K. Schuch, Amanda Chau

As concerns for our environment have increased globally, the study of plants has evolved to address these issues.The updated course content of the 2nd edition of Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World introduces students to some of the NEW cutting edge discoveries and updates in n...

The Resident Assistant: Applications and Strategies for Working with College Students in Residence Halls

Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN

The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for...

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices

Author(s): Clinton Allred, Karen Geismar, Nancy Turner

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual ...

Criminal Law

Author(s): George Dery

The law touches everything, and each rule in the law affects each other.Criminal Law aims to exploit the love for storytelling to teach criminal law. This text offers insight into various solutions to legal problems by viewing cases and statutes from many jurisdictions, and brings home the immediacy...

A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology

Author(s): Jon M Nese, Lee M Grenci, David Babb

A current, thorough, conversational, and scientifically sound resource on meteorology.A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology presents basic principles that enable students to gain a “thorough possession” of the underlying scientific principles of meteorology and to be able to think critical...

Comparative Justice: Off the Beaten Path

Author(s): Victoria Time, W. Timothy Austin

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems encourages critical thinking by introducing students and policy makers to different ways of organizing the administration of justice in the different parts of the world without ethnocentric assumptions that ‘our’ ways must be superior to all others.Comparative Ju...

Service Management Principles for Hospitality and Tourism

Author(s): Jay Kandampully, David Solnet

Research, teaching interests and collective industry experiences have led to a strong belief that service management theory provides a vital conceptual framework with near perfect applicability in hospitality and tourism.Service Management Principles for Hospitality & Tourism guides managers to a ne...

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Shane Shope, John Roush

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development supplies students with the resources to make a smooth transition from middle school to high school and equips them with skills for success in high school, college and career. This book enables students to demo...

Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs

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Cybersecurity is a high priority in today’s world.Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs addresses highly important and current topics in a plain English, nontechnical manner. This text bridges the gap between what the state and local government executive needs to know i...

A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports

Author(s): Ronald Connolly, Christopher James Utecht

Skilled written communication is the foundation of effective service to communities. Police report writing has a long history in police education.A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports presents the fundamentals of police report writing and features new elements based on recent events incorporated...