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The innovative electronic textbook Digital Art and Design: An Introduction is written at an introductory level and provides readers with factually correct information about wide-ranging subject areas directly related to digital art and design. This text provides a clear and thorough introduction to the history of digital art and design, digital tools, and creative digital practice.
Author(s): Elliot King
Currents in Communication serves as a foundational text for students who plan to major in communication for their undergraduate education. It is one of the first textbooks to integrate an in-depth exploration of mass communication with an introduction to interpersonal communication and business communication.
Author(s): RYAN PACE
Understanding the legal environment in which businesses operate is a critical component of success for all business leaders and decision-makers.
The Legal Environment of Business by Ryan H. Pace introduces fundamental legal topics relating to the U.S. Constitution, ethics, dispute resolution, crimes, torts, property, contracts, business entities, securities, agency, employment discrimination, debtor-creditor relationships, negotiable instruments, administrative process, environment, wills and trusts, insurance, and more.
Author(s): Mary-Lou Galician
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This pioneering research-based yet accessible text is a valuable tool in media analysis and criticism that has been used by thousands of students, educators, and media literacy advocates.
Author(s): Julia West
Now: Appreciating Today’s Music explains the origins and importance of today’s music trends. From the Soul of the 1960s Civil Rights movement and Punk sounds of the 1970s, to the golden age of Hip Hop in the 1990s and teen pop trends of the early 2000s. The book takes a look at how we got to where we are today, and why that matters. Musical trends are presented in context with the history surrounding them, the artists who created them, and the audiences who loved them.
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
Environmental Science takes a Systems Thinking based approach to non-majors science education. The text integrates an introduction to systems thinking, including the practice of stock and flow modeling, with environmental science. The text progresses from simple models representing the flow of materials through ecosystems towards models that demonstrate increasingly complex and dynamic systems behavior. Each environmental science topic included is designed to demonstrate certain aspects of systems thinking practice.