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Author(s): Octavio Roca, Matthew Schuh
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
Author(s): Michael Farabee
Throughout history, plants and photosynthetic organisms have continuously transformed Earth.
Author(s): Ismael Perez
Author(s): Jennifer H Waldeck, Patricia Kearney, Timothy G. Plax
For even the most successful business executives, political leaders, and entertainers, the process of giving a speech can be a frightening and humbling experience.
Based on the author’s experience teaching thousands of individuals on how to prepare and deliver a speech, Public Speaking in a Diverse Society, explains how students can manage their fears and anxieties about speaking and be able to adapt to culturally diverse audiences.
Author(s): Lauren Tapp, Pamela Anderson
Overview / Use Cases: This book was designed to accompany undergraduate Exercise Physiology textbooks which are either applied or more clinically based. Each chapter provides multiple methods to measure the physiologic parameters for the relevant topic. This provides options which are aligned with applied and advanced outcomes.
Author(s): Wayne Allen, Kebba Darboe
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
Author(s): Christopher Montpetit
What is Theatre? An Introduction to Theatre is a textbook written for and geared towards those who are not familiar with the ancient and lively art known as theatre.
Available in a convenient and affordable eBook format, What is Theatre? is an introductory and interactive look at the theatrical history, artists, skills and expertise needed to create live art to a new generation of theatre artists and audiences.