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Author(s): Carol Stuart, Kristen Fryer
Foundations of Child & Youth Care explores the field of child and youth care, introducing unique perspectives, theories, and interventions in which the practice is grounded as well as emerging concepts essential to current practice.
Foundations of Child & Youth Care :
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): 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): 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): 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): Keith J. Hyatt, John W Filler
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.
Author(s): Dino Villegas
New Second Edition Now Available!
Author(s): Galen R Collins
After reading this book, you will never feel the same about service professionals. They are pivotal in making or breaking customer relationships. However, being a service professional has never been more difficult. In many service organizations, the gap is widening between what they can deliver and what customers expect. Many service professionals are quitting their jobs. Many more, under fire from disgruntled customers, are experiencing unprecedented stress. We call this phenomenon the customer service syndrome (CSS).
Author(s): Robert Aberle
The Administration of Justice: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in America, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive overview of Criminal Justice that is presented in a clear and understandable format. The text is designed to meet the needs of those students who are seeking to get a broad overview of the American Criminal Justice System as an elective to meet general education requirements for other disciplines, as well as the foundation for those students planning to major in criminal justice studies.
Author(s): Lior Gideon
Mastering research methods and designs should be a top priority of all students and scholars who are driven by curiosity and strive to acquire and advance knowledge.