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Author(s): Jeffrey R Knott, Wayne Henderson, Patricia Butcher
This book is intended for an introductory geology class for non-science majors. The seven chapters (minerals, rocks, geologic history, earthquakes and geologic hazard maps) in this textbook provide the fundamentals of a 15-week introductory geology laboratory course. The homework chapters on plate tectonics, the rock cycle and topographic maps may be used as review or introduction to digitally delivered lab assignments on these topics. Optimally, this manual is used in conjunction with digitally delivered assignments and local field trips.
Author(s): Tai J. Mendenhall, Elizabeth Jeanne Plowman, Lisa A. Trump
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Author(s): James M Smith
This edition of Geography of International Affairs has benefited from the questions, suggestions and opinions of many students over the last two years. The text framework integrates space, place, region and ecological issues into the study of classical problems of conflict and cooperation among states. Yet the text interweaves the complexities of globalization processes into the course, as these trends have key impacts that can profoundly influence the relations between people and places at all scales.
Author(s): Ron Gaines
The Accidence of Anatomy contains the core essentials of a stand-alone sophomore-level human anatomy course. It is aligned with learning objectives established by the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and designed to create competent students who will be nationally-competitive for admission to health-care programs. To minimize cost to students, it is intended for use with an anatomy text (Figure references are to Marieb, Wilhelm, & Mallatt Human Anatomy 8e).
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The third edition of Humans Unmasked is intended to provide students with an engaging introduction to the discipline of cultural anthropology as a distinct way to understand people in societies around the world and why they do the things they do. Students will explore how people make a living in very different (sometimes hostile) environments, how they organize themselves into various groups, how they communicate with one another, and how they make sense of the world around them.
Author(s): Robert Rex Welshon, Patrick Yarnell , Lorraine Marie Arangno
A Critical Thinking Workbook: Formal and Informal Reasoning communicates the necessity of organized and structured thinking and writing in students’ lives.
Author(s): BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE , Andrea Thorson, Mark Staller, Michael Korcok, Helen Acosta, John Giertz
Contemporary Public Speaking: How to Craft and Deliver a Powerful Speech incorporates multiple voices, perspectives, and approaches to mastering the art of public speaker. This contemporary, collaborative endeavor creates more space for the classroom instructor’s own voice. People of all ages, places in life, and employment situations can benefit from learning how to craft and deliver a powerful speech.
Author(s): Steven Lovett
Business organizations, and those persons who lead them, invest in them, work for them, and who are affected by them, have long struggled to find a reliable framework to identify and resolve dilemmas to which there is no clear “right” or “wrong” decision – where a specific moral standard or belief system does not, or cannot, provide a readily apparent answer. Particularly over the past three decades, theorists and business managers alike have attempted to address this problem by experimenting with a variety of decision-making models.