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By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and more).
Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence clarifies concepts in three parts:
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The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology propelling it forward This book will help you with this task
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.
General Music: A K-12 Experience equips the preservice music teacher with tools to effectively teach general music to elementary and secondary students. This text features research-based content and provides a myriad of resources. It is perfect for general music methods courses for preservice music majors, as well as in-service music educators.
General Music: A K-12 Experience is divided in to four parts:
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
Author(s): Daniel C Johnson
Musical Explorations: Fundamentals through Experience is a music fundamentals text with a fundamental difference; it offers an innovative approach to the rudiments of music theory from an experiential and interactive perspective.
This text is written for both general survey courses and rudimentary music theory classes. It presents fundamental terms and concepts with suggestions for engaging and interactive classroom activities, designed to have students learn the fundamentals of music through experience.
Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
Author(s): Jennifer Turley
Food Values, Diet Design & Health provides a refreshing nutrition educational perspective for students and instructors. The content is delivered in the format of literature review articles with review question and study sheet features included for each article. The 14 topic articles are relevant for nutrition enthusiasts and unique for modern nutrition curriculum. Students learn nutrition concepts a step deeper than a foundation level and apply the knowledge. The nutritional values of food are mastered through this applied approach.