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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): Karen Holmes
Win, Lose, or Draw is a non-algebra based math course that fulfills a general education mathematics requirement. The class structure is discovery-based with students working in groups rather than lecture-dependent, appealing to students for whom math is not a strength.
The NEW 5th edition of Scientific and Technical Writing: From Problem to Proposal is built around a single concept - that students learn professional writing through ownership of their ideas. This text equips students with the real-world skills that today’s employers seek.
Scientific and Technical Writing: From Problem to Proposal:
Author(s): Amy Maddox
Introduction to Statistical Methods, third edition, is a calculus based statistics hybrid book that provides an overview of descriptive and inferential methods including probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, nonparametric procedures, and regression. The book addresses how to analyze both continuous and categorical data with examples containing simulated data.
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Vascular Plant Taxonomy excites and encourages students to extend their own studies in the myriad of directions that attract their curiosity.
It gives the reader a sense of accomplishment that the ever-broadening field of taxonomy is within their grasp.
Vascular Plant Taxonomy is the only truly introductory systematics text available. Concisely written, the text targets the beginning student and is designed to be mastered in a single semester.
The new 7th edition includes:
Write It introduces students to a form of academic writing that they will encounter in many of their college classes across several disciplines. Each section of the book presents and gives practice with a range of writing strategies that guide students through the writing process. These strategies will guide students to obtain the confidence and understanding they need to write effective academic essays.
This textbook introduces preservice and inservice educators to the theories, philosophies, concepts, and ongoing needs of children and adults with exceptionalities. The first two Chapters address the foundation, litigation, and federal policies that helped shape what is now known as special education. Subsequent Chapters provide readers with a thorough analysis of the disability categories covered under IDEIA (2004) including definitions, characteristics, prevalence, and accommodations.
Author(s): Sarah Warrington
Foundation of Biology Laboratory Manual: Laboratory Manual for General Biology I was created with a threefold purpose:
1. To build a strong foundation for cell biology through laboratory exercises.
2. To build skills in following written instructions and in making careful observations.
3. To provide the laboratory instructor with the flexibility of allowing students to work in teams or individually.