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Content Area Literacy

Author(s): Jerry Johns, Paula Di Domenico, Rachel Lesinski-Roscoe

Content Area Literacy: Toolkit of Disciplinary Strategies for Middle and High School considers various professionals who may find its content useful:professors teaching a content area or disciplinary literacy coursemiddle and high school teachers working directly with students literacy and instructi...

Global Enterprise: The Theory & Practice of International Business

Author(s): Eugene Paul Kim, Roger Philips, Stanley Klatka, Jonathan Opata, Virginia A Suveiu, Robert Austin

Global Enterprise – Theory and Practice is a multi-authored textbook on international business providing an alternative to the standard, bland, encyclopedic international business textbooks on the market today.  The emphasis here is on teaching students usable skills and knowledge in the context of ...

History and Tradition of Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

History and Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form.  The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music h...

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry

Author(s): Elizabeth Dobler

Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry outlines web literacy in a user-friendly way that helps educators provide students with practical skills and strategies needed to approach the internet with discernment. One of the ways it accomplishes this is through the QUEST model: questioning, und...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

Geologic Disasters Workbook with Applications to Physical Geology and Oceanography

Author(s): David M Best, Mario V Caputo

Our planet is a dynamic place. Geologic Disasters Laboratory provides hands-on learning experiences for students to better understand the geologic concepts behind the disasters they are studying.The individual laboratories featured in this book are created to fit with courses using Earth’s Natural H...

Supply Chain Simplified

Author(s): James Kirby Easterling

Supply Chain Simplified was written to explain the various facets of supply chain management: the people, processes, and systems used in what is now the hottest field in business, in a way that everyone can understand. Whether you’re a high school or college student preparing for your future, someon...

Cyber Security Essentials: Understanding Risk and Controls

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Ben Allen CISM CRISC

Since the 1990's, the internet has transformed business by enabling the collection, analysis, and almost instantaneous transmission of data. It has also transformed crime. The demand for 24-hour online access to databases and information has created unprecedented opportunities for unethical people. ...

Geology of National Parks

Author(s): David A. Foster, David Hacker, Ann G Harris

The National Parks of the United States preserve our nation's iconic landscapes and some of the finest examples of geologic heritage. From glaciers to caves, volcanoes to canyons, or mountains to coral reefs, the nation's geologic features and landforms have been an important part of the American ex...

Entrepreneurial Family Business: From Survival to Success

Author(s): Dianne Welsh

Entrepreneurial Family Business: From Survival to Success is a comprehensive look at the impactful elements surrounding family business and entrepreneurship throughout time. It emphasizes the importance of overlap between family, business, and ownership by utilizing story-telling techniques. By expl...