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Author(s): Barbara Breaden
Speaking to Persuade addresses controversy as a constructive social phenomenon. By framing persuasion as a cooperative act that relies on dialectical interchange between speakers and listeners, it provides a roadmap for achieving productive civic engagement in democratic societies.
This fourth edition once more translates theory into practice, first with its emphasis on invention and critical thinking to formulate ideas, and second by providing practice in the rhetorical canons, for example through
Basic Reading Inventory provided valuable information that other district and state tests did not. Thank you for making this test available to our students!”
Dr. Linda J. Button, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
"I use Jerry Johns’ Basic Reading Inventory because I can assess any K-12 student with the many assessments provided. It’s all contained in one book!" Dr. Jacque Hale, Assistant Principal, Pueblo Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ
Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the challenges faced by justice professionals.
Hospitality: An Introduction is systemically organized for introductory students. This long-standing, successful book introduces many of the “must know” topics important to hospitality within a traditional business framework. It also provides readers with a snapshot of a wide variety of industry career paths, an attribute not found in other books. The goal is to provide a broad-brush survey approach to the hospitality industry, while offering the information needed to help students proceed into more advanced courses and readings.
Author(s): Robert Insley
Business communication instructors and trainers must prepare students and employees to communicate effectively and efficiently in the ever-changing and increasingly global business environment.
Communicating in Business fuses a text with continuously-updated website resources that provide a comprehensive, introductory business communication textbook that serves university, junior college, and community college students from a variety of disciplines, as well as corporate and government personnel.
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
As concerns for our environment have increased globally, the study of plants has evolved to address these issues.
The updated course content of the 2nd edition of Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World introduces students to some of the NEW cutting edge discoveries and updates in nomenclature. The expanded course content includes sample syllabi, an instructor’s manual, exams, quiz questions, and PowerPoint® presentations.
Author(s): Zinta Byrne
Based off the author’s extensive industrial, consultative, research, and teaching experience, Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace integrates organizational psychology and organizational behavior in one comprehensive package.
Written in a clear, approachable, and conversation-like style, Organizational Psychology and Behavior provides theory, research evidence (to promote more evidence-based practice), and application – making the material useful in all organizations.
Author(s): Larry G Edgerton
The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing guides the reader through the basics of college writing. This handbook clearly and efficiently discusses a wide variety of topics, including thesis statements, essays, research papers, and editing. For this handbook of the basics, less is more.
Focusing on accuracy and efficacy, The Less-Is-More Handbook provides readers with the “insider rules” needed to become a better college writer.
Tourism System: a set of interrelated parts working together toward shared outcomes and goals.
The Tourism System, under the guidance of a new authoring team, have made this new 8th edition more global in scope through examples, cases, and approximately 120 Quick Trips.
The Tourism System: