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Author(s): Robert Rex Welshon, Patrick Yarnell , Lorraine Marie Arangno
A Critical Thinking Workbook: Formal and Informal Reasoning communicates the necessity of organized and structured thinking and writing in students’ lives.
Author(s): Giuseppina Kysar Mattietti, Stacey Verardo
The Historical Geology Workbook is written with students and lab instructors in mind. This fifth iteration connects students directly into each activity, and encourages them to broaden their knowledge by utilizing additional resources (i.e., textbooks and websites). The workbook focuses on more direct observations and more opportunities to solve problems like “real” geologists.
Author(s): BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE , Andrea Thorson, Mark Staller, Michael Korcok, Helen Acosta, John Giertz
Contemporary Public Speaking: How to Craft and Deliver a Powerful Speech incorporates multiple voices, perspectives, and approaches to mastering the art of public speaker. This contemporary, collaborative endeavor creates more space for the classroom instructor’s own voice. People of all ages, places in life, and employment situations can benefit from learning how to craft and deliver a powerful speech.
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The third edition of Humans Unmasked is intended to provide students with an engaging introduction to the discipline of cultural anthropology as a distinct way to understand people in societies around the world and why they do the things they do. Students will explore how people make a living in very different (sometimes hostile) environments, how they organize themselves into various groups, how they communicate with one another, and how they make sense of the world around them.
Author(s): Lori DeLaCruz, Brandon Morton, Yolanda Garcia Romero, Roy Vu
Throughout history, one can make connections to sustainability through the interpretation of a simple three-legged stool. Each leg represents a tenet of sustainability: environmental resilience, economic responsibility, social justice. In order for the stool to be stable, each leg must be the same length; if one or more legs is shorter than the others, the stool will wobble, becoming unstable. This is a familiar scenario throughout history, the Earth's inhabitants taking advantage of the environment and each other for economic gain.
Author(s): Conrad B. Quintyn
Human Origins: An Introduction is a textbook geared towards undergraduate freshmen anthropology majors and non-majors. Generally, it will give all majors a basic foundation in biological anthropology and prepare them for further studies in human evolution.
Author(s): Octavio Roca, Matthew Schuh
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?"