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The How and Why of World History

Author(s): Geoffroy De Laforcade, Charles H Ford, Steven Isaac, Patrick U Mbajekwe, Phillip A Cantrell, Stephanie J Richmond

History, like the poetic epics and grand religious narratives of ancient and classical times, is a story written from a given perspective.  The How and Why of World History examines world history through various perspectives, regions, and eras.  This seventeen-chapter publication includes a bibliogr...

Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills

Author(s): Neil H Katz, John W Lawyer, KATHERINE SOSA, Marcia Sweedler, PETER TOKAR

  In a new and significantly expanded third edition, Communication & Conflict Resolution Skills provides practical applications for enhancing communication and personal or professional leadership effectiveness. Engaging, user-friendly material will assist in building skills, improving relationshi...

Nutrition & Health

Author(s): Melissa Gutschall

Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resour...

Democracy and Difference Through the Aesthetics of Film

Author(s): Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein

Can we envision U.S. democratic politics in ways that both respect and transcend difference lines? In our response we draw from our own experiences and our own politics-regardless of whether clearly defined. For many, visual imagery, especially film, has been a significant contributor to the soci...

Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners

Author(s): George Ellington, Laya Vivian Smith Ellington

Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners is a complete course in academic speaking and listening for advanced ESL students. This text mimics introductory level college courses and prepares students for future academic careers. Features of Discovery English ...

Teaching Elementary Music: Integrative Strategies Between Music and Other Subjects

Author(s): Nicole R Robinson, Fred P Spano, Suzanne N. Hall

Teaching Elementary Music creates cross-curricular transfers between music concepts and language arts, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and science. This text provides the elementary classroom teacher with a vast toolbox of contemporary approaches using clear, relevant, and practical...

Small Group Communication Synergy

Author(s): Peter DeCaro

Small groups serve a multitude of purposes in society. Decision-making and problem solving are two of the most typical purposes, with performance as their ultimate goal. Many small group communication texts focus on the “process” of communication as the end product, or the ultimate goal for small...

Modern Sounds: The Artistry of Contemporary Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

Modern Sounds: The Artistry of Contemporary Jazz is a storybook approach on the journey, the musicians, and the music that has been created in the pursuit of artistic achievement over the half century. Modern Sounds picks up where most jazz textbooks leave off.  This is a complete documentation of c...