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Thriving in the Community College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Julie McLaughlin

Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful studen...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

Biology: Life as We Know It

Author(s): Andrew Baldwin

After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.This text not ...

Race, Crime and Justice

Author(s): Robert III Bing

Race, Crime and Justice is the culmination of many years of research and teaching on the subject. It includes seminal studies and current research findings. The text recognizes the influence of politics; it also examines the flawed policies and practices that contribute to the disparate treatment of...

Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version

Author(s): Viki S Fecas, Michele Campagna, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

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 m...

Competent Communication at Work: Communication, Technology and Professional Practices

Author(s): Pamela Davis Hopkins, Holly J Payne, Patric Spence

New Fifth Edition Now Available!Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life. Competent Communication at Work helps readers become effective and successful communicators via an array of channels through which they can e...

Fundamentals of Sports Ethics

Author(s): Gregg Twietmeyer

Many students come into sports ethics courses with no previous exposure to academic philosophy. As a result, students no longer have basic philosophic literacy.The NEW Third Edition of Fundamentals of Sports Ethics sets a serious philosophic foundation upon which readers can engage sport ethics. The...

Professional Selling in the 21st Century: 7 Ways, 7 Times...

Author(s): John Dietrich, Cary C Nichols

Selling principles permeate throughout our daily lives….Every job interview, relationship, team, or club one tries out for requires putting best sales skills and behavior forward.Professional Selling in the 21st Century: 7 Ways, 7 Times by John Dietrich and Cary Nichols not only demonstrates how rea...

A Guide for the Hospitality Industry: Professional Sales & Selling for Meetings, Expositions, Events, Conventions & Groups

Author(s): George G Fenich, Jeffrey Beck

Not everyone in Hospitality is in sales, but everyone in Hospitality sells. Professional Sales and Selling for Meetings, Expositions, Events, Conventions & Groups provides a hands-on approach to the world of sales in a hospitality setting with a focus on MEEC events (Meetings, Events, Exhibitions...