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Author(s): David M Best, Mario V Caputo
Our planet is a dynamic place. Geologic Disasters Laboratory provides hands-on learning experiences for students to better understand the geologic concepts behind the disasters they are studying.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski, Micki M Caskey, Mary Ann Wham
This fourth edition is based on the Professional Standards developed by the International Reading Assoc. (IRA). Educators will get over 100 content-relevant instructional strategies.
Author(s): Susan Cruise, Norman Dolch, Neller Ree Wells-Lewis, Edward Clayton Polson, Helen K Wise
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach helps students identify with the social problem at hand through a case study at the start of each chapter. The case study provides a common reference point for discussions and questions and helps students relate to the experiences presented.
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach:
Author(s): Jane M Govoni, Cindy Lovell
This ESOL Package includes Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K - 12 Classroom (2021, 4th ed.) and The Big Book of ESOL Activities: Preparation for Educators, Administrators, and School Counselors (2023, 1st ed.).
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): Cynthia H. Sims
Lookism is a broad term used to describe physical appearance discrimination. It is synonymous with beautyism and encompasses colorism, weightism, heightism, ageism, and ableism, each granting power and privilege to those who are considered physically appealing and assumed to be more intelligent, capable, and socially acceptable. These forms of inequitable treatment not only negatively impact one’s self-image but one’s career aspirations, job opportunities, and work environment.
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.