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Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version

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 m...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

Small Group Communication: Principles in Action

Author(s): Teresa M. Patterson, Cynthia Luna

The uncertainty of instructional delivery during the Covid-19 crisis has created new challenges for community college instructors. Many instructors have been forced to instantly shift from the brick and mortar classroom to a virtual online environment.  In addition, many companies and organizations ...

Thriving in the Community College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Julie McLaughlin

Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful studen...

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...

Improv(e) Business: Developing Skills for Personal and Professional Success

Author(s): Gary Shields, Rico Bruce Wade, Kari Goetz

Being able to improvise and adapt to changing environments is an important skill. So important, in fact, that most people improvise something in their lives every single day, given the complexity of our lives and the ubiquitous nature of change in modern society. Despite the frequency of improvising...

The Need for Weed: Marijuana Policy and Public Politics in the Criminal Justice System

Author(s): Kellie A. Wallace, Scott H. Belshaw, Jared R. Dmello

Cannabis is everywhere! Whether you call it weed, pot, or marijuana, cannabis by any other name is still cannabis. From your stereotypical street drug dealer to medical cannabis dispensaries to courtrooms across America, we cannot escape the hot buzz that is weed. While it may be hot, it is nothing ...

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...

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...

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 ...