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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.
Author(s): Wayne Allen, Kebba Darboe
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
Author(s): Timothy Stearns, Ralph Nasalroad
Students learn the basic tools for entrepreneurial success by understanding the mindset of the entrepreneur, how to capture opportunity, and turn opportunity into wealth. The 18 lessons are organized around three themes: (1) Who is the Entrepreneur? (2) How Do Entrepreneurs Capture Opportunity? and (3) How Do Entrepreneurs Build Wealth? By the end of the course, students will have a firm understanding of their entrepreneurial skills, how to investigate and validate a business idea, and how to design a business model to pitch to investors.
Author(s): Felecia Harris
This publication examines the issues of race, sex, gender, health, and mass media with an analysis of both historical roots and present-day practices in order to understand how they intersect and impact the lives of African American men and women.
Author(s): Kathryn Raign
Write Now covers the basics of writing. It is a student-friendly text
featuring interactive components to enhance student learning.
Author(s): Carroll Ferguson Nardone, Teena A.M. Carnegie, Molly Kremer Johnson
Technical Communication as Problem Solving helps students master the art of communicating to help people get things done. It broadens students’ concept of writing by introducing them to the five foundations of technical communication: problem solving, rhetoric, design, style, and ethics. Students also learn the genre conventions of technical communication.