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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cost Control in the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Agnes DeFranco, John Walker, Christopher John M. Walker

There is a difference between cost control and successful cost control.Cost Control in the Hospitality Industry takes a deep dive into the subject to illustrate that a mere balance of input and output isn’t enough – just as important is the use of products and services for their intended purposes. T...

Total Pay: Compensation and Benefits: Now and Into the Future

Author(s): Matthew DeLuca

New Publication Now Available! Total Pay: Compensation and Benefits - Now and Into the Future is an opportunity to explore the field of employee compensation—with its five components— from both practical, as well as academic, perspectives. This book treats an important HR area—sometimes considere...

The Road to Success: Learning How to Become an Effective Negotiator

Author(s): Terry L Boles, Lon D Moeller, S. Beth Bellman

Think about what it felt like the first time you sat behind the steering wheel of a car. It was exciting because driving a car allowed you to go different places. Driving was frightening because of your new responsibilities and the possibility of making mistakes that could lead to an accident.The Ro...