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Author(s): Brent D Ruben, Lea Stewart
A knowledge of human behavior helps us understand ourselves, our actions, our motives, our feelings, and our aspirations…
Communication and Human Behavior portrays a broad and colorful landscape of the field, outlines the history of communication study, and focuses on communication as a basic life process that is necessary to our lives as individuals and to our relationships, groups, organizations, cultures, and societies.
Communication and Human Behavior by Brent Ruben and Lea Stewart:
Author(s): Cynthia Mckenney, Ursula K. Schuch, Amanda Chau
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): Shawn Wahl, Jake Simmons, Jeffrey McCune, Jr.
Where groups of people gather, there is always an elephant in the room: difference.
Elephants are remarkable, complex creatures which take up much space. Likewise, matters of race, culture, and difference require creative and complicated conversations—which moves us beyond “we are all alike” or “we all matter”—to understanding the significance of difference, as both a gift and a challenge.
Author(s): Ronald C. Arnett, Leeanne McManus, Amanda McKendree
We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embraced with equal assurance.
Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership conceptualizes communication and conflict as a pragmatically essential everyday education for future leadership.
Author(s): Robert J. Mutchnick, John A. Lewis
Criminology presents a unique perspective on the subject. It offers an excellent review of crimes, laws, and criminological theories. Criminology presents introductory material in an easy to follow format that will establish a solid foundation for students progressing through a criminal justice or criminology program.
Written by authors with 70 years combined experience in both practitioner and academic settings, Criminology:
Author(s): Christine Gardiner, Matthew J Hickman
Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to problems, and police interrogation methods.
Policing for the 21st Century:
Author(s): Augustus J Cicala
Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013: A Training and Reference Guide for Project Managers Using Standard, Professional, Server, Web Application and Project Online introduces readers to the project manager’s perspective on the latest version of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013. This set of software tools supports what is known as enterprise project management (EPM), the management of all projects across an organization.
Author(s): Raul Reis, KATHERINE V. MACMILLIN, Michael Scott Sheerin
One of the effects of digital technologies in our lives has been to speed up the pace of everything—from the way we communicate with each other to the way we receive and process news. This sense of speed, urgency and immediacy, which was always part of news production, has been taken almost to an extreme by digital communication.
It’s no longer enough to get the facts or to be a great reporter and writer. There are new demands in the digital world that leave so many aspiring journalists feeling overwhelmed and unprepared!
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna
Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through a variety of educational formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summaries, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspirational quotes from successful students and influential people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): Peter Daempfle
Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curriculum, with a sequence and depth of content valuable for the introductory student. Its unique story- and society-based approach brings forth collaborative discussion and improves student motivation to read and study further into the material.