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Criminal Justice Research Methods

Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys

Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possi...

Prioritizing the Victim: The 21st Century Transformation of Victimology

Author(s): Debra Stanley, Heather Pfeifer, Gabriela Wasileski, Tracy Tamborra

This book is written for the new generations of brave souls who have and will continue to step into the shoes of the former leaders, activists, scholars, and victim service providers. It is vital to the future of victimology and all the future crime victims that the next generation be as brave and f...

Biology: Life as We Know It

Author(s): Andrew Baldwin

After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.This text not ...

Infusing Equity & Cultural Competence into Teacher Development

Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Joseph B Cuseo

As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.Infusing Diversity & Cultural Competence into Teacher...

The Resident Assistant: Applications and Strategies for Working with College Students in Residence Halls

Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN

The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for...

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators

Author(s): Greg Metz, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practice...

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices

Author(s): Clinton Allred, Karen Geismar, Nancy Turner

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual ...

Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World

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 n...

Moot Court: Making Your Case & Pleasing the Court

Author(s): Thomas A. Miller, JONATHAN CALEB DALTON

Whether one participates for a semester, a year, or through your entire collegiate or high school experience, the skills honed as a moot courter will increase their ability to analyze situations, understand diverse viewpoints, and persuasively present their positions to others.Based on the authors’ ...

Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice

Author(s): Megan Kurlychek

Studying and understanding human behavior in society and societal reaction to human behavior is not enough.Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice looks closely at some of society’s most vulnerable members – troubled youth. This text draws concrete connections between theory and practice, tw...