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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.
Author(s): Dianne Welsh, Shawn Carraher
Help Your Students Succeed as Global Entrepreneurs!
Global Entrepreneurship focuses on what you need to know about global entrepreneurship. It explains the principles that come from entrepreneurship, international business, cross-cultural management, strategy, exporting, international education, international economics and environmental concerns, and leadership.
Author(s): Corey Liberman, Kevin Wright
The mass media has long been an important research and theoretical focus of the communication discipline. New media scholars conduct media research from a variety of scholarly traditions, including social science, humanistic/interpretive approaches, critical/ cultural studies, and rhetorical studies. The growth of the Internet, social media, mobile applications, media convergence, and a variety of other technological advances have significantly transformed the media landscape.
Author(s): Candice Thomas-Maddox, Nicole Blau
The definition of what a “family” is has changed dramatically over the past few decades….
Family Communication: Relationship Foundations features traditional as well as emerging diverse family types in the application and analysis of communication theories and concepts. From acknowledging the influence of family diversity to exploring the challenges presented by new technologies, this text provides a framework for describing, analyzing and strategizing for effective communication.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
Welcome to some of the most important conversations of our time:
* 21st century literacy * social (dis)connection * neuroplasticity * love * appropriation *
* AI * generation studies (OK, Boomer) * happiness studies *
Author(s): John Walker, Nicholas Thomas
There is a distinct difference between managing a human resources team and leading it, and those in leadership positions must evolve with the industry.
Author(s): Heather Zurburg King
Human Trafficking: Intelligence and Investigation is an innovative approach to understanding and combating human trafficking. From the lens of the criminal justice discipline, the textbook provides a practical resource for how to gather intelligence related to human trafficking cases and apply necessary elements within the investigative process. Case studies are used throughout the textbook to demonstrate how those resources can be applied.
Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse
Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 2nd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations, or clients. With a solid basis in communication theory, along with two new chapters that cover best practices in hospitality and event tourism, this text will enable students to manage each aspect of the planning cycle.
Author(s): Corey Liberman, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis
Casing Communication Theory exposes readers to some of the most cited, most prolific, most important theories within the dynamic field of communication. The edited collection features 24 case studies that analyze communication theories in different contexts.
Casing Communication Theory, edited by Corey J. Liberman, Andrew S. Rancer, and Theodore A. Avtgis:
Author(s): Erika L Kirby, M Chad Mcbride
Gender Actualized: Cases in Communicatively Constructing Realities is an edited collection of 43 cases that provide a common frame for dialoguing about gender/ed issues. Centered in narrative theory, it extends the realm of personal experience by introducing situations in context that involve real decisions about important issues that, like life, do not lend themselves to superficial or simple analysis.