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Author(s): Robert Reardon, Janet Lenz, Gary W Peterson, James Sampson
Career Development and Planning: A Comprehensive Approach provides content from cognitive psychology, sociology, and economics that can be used to solve career problems and make career decisions.
Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells
Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sports industry.
Author(s): Jack A Chambless
Some people would rather perform root canal surgery on a rabid wolverine than sit through a discussion of Federal Reserve policies.
Author(s): Charles Cardwell
No one is born with Wisdom – the ability to think and act with understanding and insight. Wisdom grows only in a soil rich with knowledge and experience, but knowledge and experience provide only the nutrients. Wisdom must be nurtured by curiosity and a desire for understanding. Growing wisdom takes time and effort. Great minds have graced us with records of their struggles towards wisdom. This volume enables us to stand on the shoulders of some of these giants and thereby grow our own wisdom farther – and faster!
Author(s): Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka
Sustainability for the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies, edited by Bjoern Hagen and David Pijawka, provides the reader with the most current concepts in sustainability. This text integrates concept and application with illustrations and examples of programs and policies.
Sustainability for the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies takes into consideration:
Author(s): Carolyn Buckley
The first laboratory textbook for Introductory Psychology! Isn’t it about time Psychology joins the other sciences and gives students laboratory research experience at the introductory level?
Author(s): Shawn Bielicki, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna, Viki S Fecas
Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development and Spiritual Growth is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college as well as equip you with strategies for success that you can use throughout college and beyond. Its aim is to promote the academic excellence and personal development of all students. Whatever your previous educational record may have been, college is a new ballgame played on a different field with different rules and expectations.
Author(s): Christopher O'Brien, John Beattie, Donna Sacco
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.
Author(s): Paul Bagdan
The hospitality industry is a service industry that requires a unique blend of procedure, technique, and skill combined with the human element that is key to delivering quality guest service. It is both a science and an art. With a general approach incorporating insights from all areas of hospitality, Guest Service in the Hospitality Industry, 2nd Edition explores the intricacies of quality guest service with proven concepts in the industry.
Author(s): Gregory Harris, Kristen Greene, Fiorella L. Carlos Chavez
Family Stress, Coping, & Resilience: The Challenges and Experiences of Modern Families presents research and scholarship on different family stressors and the challenges and experiences of families as they try to cope and bounce back from adversity. The text presents work from an array of disciplines and authors that serve to highlight the various complexities of stressors in our modern society and how families adjust and make attempt to reach equilibrium.