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Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse
Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 2nd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations, or clients. With a solid basis in communication theory, along with two new chapters that cover best practices in hospitality and event tourism, this text will enable students to manage each aspect of the planning cycle.
Author(s): Jason S Wrench, Diana Tucker
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Casing Sport Communication applies the proven concept of active learning to undergraduate and entry-level graduate courses in sport communication.
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react, and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem-focused skills that they can transfer to other situations in workplace settings and in life in general.
Casing Sport Communication features cases:
Author(s): Sara Weintraub, Candice Thomas-Maddox, Kerry Byrnes
Communication is everywhere in our daily lives. Whether we are interacting with a friend or with a supervisor, in today’s society, the ability to communicate effectively is imperative.
Communicating in Your Personal, Professional & Public Lives covers a wide range of relevant topics that provide a solid foundation of communication studies and highlight the importance of communication in every aspect of our lives.
Author(s): Rebecca Curnalia
Lives are increasingly lived through mediated channels like smartphones and computers…
Communication theory is more interesting for students if it fits with what they do every day: using and interacting via mediated channels like social networks, websites, texts, and e-mail.
Author(s): Samantha Bell
Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy.
More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-actualization and ultimately to build confidence.
Author(s): George Sanders, Josh Packard
Religion plays a vital role in geopolitics and in the course of student’s lives – even if they are not religious.
Yet, students often lack a framework for understanding how current arrangements and situations came to be or for understanding why religion operates as such an important force.
Author(s): Susan Cruise, Norman Dolch, Neller Ree Wells-Lewis, Edward Clayton Polson, Helen K Wise
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach helps students identify with the social problem at hand through a case study at the start of each chapter. The case study provides a common reference point for discussions and questions and helps students relate to the experiences presented.
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach:
Author(s): Mark P. Hanebutt
The health of the American democracy in the 21st Century will depend largely upon the health of American media. Information is the lifeblood of a free republic. Yet, the internet and social media have provided media professionals with new legal challenges regarding privacy, security and credibility. If the free flow of ideas and news is to continue, those who work in the media must understand the principles and laws that protect our right to know.
Author(s): Galen R Collins
After reading this book, you will never feel the same about service professionals. They are pivotal in making or breaking customer relationships. However, being a service professional has never been more difficult. In many service organizations, the gap is widening between what they can deliver and what customers expect. Many service professionals are quitting their jobs. Many more, under fire from disgruntled customers, are experiencing unprecedented stress. We call this phenomenon the customer service syndrome (CSS).
Author(s): Keith J. Hyatt, John W Filler
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.