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Author(s): Robert Willey
Introduction to the Music Industry: Midwest Edition is an introduction to the music industry, and can be considered a primer for two reasons.
Author(s): Ben Hannam
Are your students feeling stressed out because they are getting ready to graduate? Are you helping them curate their portfolios and prepare for what comes next? If so, then this book is for you!
Oh @#$% I’m Graduating! is a full color, 200+ page book filled with useful, actionable advice to help your student’s portfolios stand out in all the right ways. Inside this book students will learn to:
Author(s): Karen Goldman
Theories of Teaching, Learning, and the Brain serves as an overview into American education, our culture and the worldviews that influence it. Educational theories and the philosophers and psychologists who developed them are reviewed. Current theories and trends are discussed. Major concepts of learning are then applied to brain research. A recurring focus in this book is the question, how will this knowledge influence the way teachers should teach. Relevant motivational and development theories are included
Author(s): Xiao Wang
Writing about literature can present many challenges to students. With those challenges in mind, Xiao Wang has written Writing About Literature: English Composition, which offers a wide range of tools that can guide students to success as readers, writers, and thinkers. Because of the importance of critical reading as part of the process of writing about literature, the text includes activities that can guide students when they first encounter a work of literature.
Author(s): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): Jodie L. Ramsay
Many lab manuals cover more material than what can be covered in a typical semester. This book was written specifically to cover the plant anatomy and diversity portions of a semester-long course in plant science. Some minor changes have been made in the text since the second edition. Many of the images are new and are now available in color. In addition, a new lab on plant propagation has been added. The overall goal of this lab manual is to help students not only understand concepts and terminology, but also develop an appreciation for the complexity of plants.
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.
Author(s): Gary Hoban, Daniel T Cunniff, DINA CASTILLO PACIS , Clifford Tyler
This text, Ethics for Visionary School Leaders—Setting Your Ethical Compass (third edition), is designed for those students preparing to become school administrators and those interested in the topic. It combines classical and more contemporary ethical philosophy with current everyday ethical matters today’s school administrators face. The text also includes educational ethical dilemmas based on current, real life situations that students and their instructors can jointly discuss and resolve.