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We invite you to partake on an exciting learning journey related to public health theory, practice, policy making and research in Canada and abroad that ranges from Alzheimer’s disease trends to the Zika virus pandemic (A-Z). You will discover on your learning adventure that public health care professionals and workers provide essential health care services for the prevention, promotion and restoration of health for diverse populations across the lifespan; which include public health nurses, physicians, epidemiologists, health promoters and infection control specialists to name but a few.
Author(s): DAWN AVERY
World Music & Culture: Travel Through Traditional and Contemporary Soundscapes from Around the World is a turn-key course package that introduces students to several musical cultures from around the globe. The interactive online course uses YouTube and similar videos to empower students to experience performers/cultural specialists in the context of their culture. It is intended for everyone interested in learning about different cultures, with a focus on music. It is geared toward non-musicians and musicians alike.
Biology I Laboratory is an introduction to applying the scientific method and using common laboratory procedures and equipment. This course is designed to develop a student's ability to think, work, and write like a scientist. Lab topics will include experimental design, enzyme kinetics, scientific writing, cell structure, and genetics.
Author(s): Kevin Lambert
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Watch, Listen, and Learn is a music appreciation text that challenges students to think and engages them with questions to which there are no right or wrong answers, or perhaps no answers at all.
Available as a webtext, Watch, Listen, and Learn features:
In 1959, Barry Gordy, a twenty-nine year old wanna be boxer borrowed $800 to start a record company. Set against the civil rights movement alongside the decay of one of America’s most storied cities, Motown, Detroit’s History and Music, is the tale of how Motown effected the city of Detroit and how Detroit’s unique culture would play a role in influencing the music that defined an entire generation.
Author(s): Julie Holzner
In the first four chapters, in Part One, there is an overview of basic economic concepts. In the last chapter of this part, the workings of markets is explained in great detail. It is essential for everybody who studies economics to understand how the forces of supply and demand interact in markets.
Part Two introduces the three most important variables in macroeconomics: GPD, inflation, and unemployment, which are used in later chapters to construct models to represent different theories about how the economy works.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
Author(s): GRANT MANHART
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This unique and student centered approach to a standard university Music Appreciation text was developed by Dr. Grant Manhart during 20 years of teaching at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. This approach has shown elevated student engagement, student enjoyment, and evidence of both conceptual and factual learning.