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OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
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Our quality of life is inextricably linked to the quality of our communication and the quality of our personal relationships. The quality of sexual relationships has a significant bearing on our wellness, too.
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Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others.
Author(s): Marsha Fralick
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Career Success helps students increase self-understanding by exploring their personality types, multiple intelligences, interests, and values along with matching careers. It provides information on current career trends, the career decision making process, educational planning, and researching career information and outlook.
Author(s): Sascha McKeon
Essential Microbiology is an all-inclusive resource to students, serving as both textbook and lab manual to provide a foundation for allied health professionals and biology majors alike. Concepts are presented in easy to grasp excerpts making content accessible while maintaining rigor. Each chapter includes hands-on investigations and student worksheets, exposing students to 46 laboratory protocols.
Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.