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Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

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...

Algebra for Calculus: A Guided Inquiry

Author(s): The POGIL Project, Catherine Bénéteau, Zdenka Guadarrama, Jill E. Guerra, Laurie Lenz, Andrei Straumanis

These guided activities were written because much research has shown that more learning takes place when the student is actively engaged and when ideas and concepts are developed by the student, rather than being presented by an authority - a textbook or an instructor. The activities presented are s...

A Citizen's Guide to Economics

Author(s): Cohick Mikel, James Richards, GIAN ARYANI

A Citizen’s Guide to Economics helps readers understand the economics that affects them as they go about their daily lives – training and learning, working and earning, providing for their family, planning for the future, starting up and running a business, and being good citizens.Written in an easy...

SAP SCM: A Supplement for SAP Based Supply Chain Management Courses

Author(s): Gene Deluke, RAMESH SUBRAMONIAM

Welcome to the sixth edition of SAP SCM: A Supplement for SAP-Based Supply Chain Management Courses. The supplement is a standalone book for graduate and undergraduate students to practice SAP exercises in supply chain management with advanced topics such as APO included. There is a troubleshooting ...

African-American Art Supplement

Author(s): Clarence Talley, Tracey Moore, Ann Johnson

In this Supplement to accompany African-American Art, each chapter contains an overview, objectives, chapter outline, vocabulary terms, list of artists, slides, study questions, matching questions, true/false questions, projects, discussion questions, and artist spotlights, all of which are intended...

Marketing Research in Practice

Author(s): David Ashley

New Third Edition Now Available!Successful leaders collect and capitalize on data which come in multiple forms. It includes secondary data, interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, observation, and experimental design. They are all critical tools that connect business leaders to their customers whi...

Calculus I: A Guided Inquiry

Author(s): The POGIL Project, Andrei Straumanis, Catherine Bénéteau, Zdenka Guadarrama, Jill E. Guerra, Laurie Lenz

Students learn when they are activity engaged and thinking in class. The activities in this book are the primary classroom materials for teaching Calculus 1, using the POGIL method. Each activity leads students to discovery of the key concepts by having them analyze data and make inferences.  The re...

The Architecture of Educational Frameworks

Author(s): PAMELA JEAN BALLARD SAWYER, ROSEMARY KARR, ELAINE ANN ZWEIG

The more proficient students are in critical thinking in college, the better they may be at decision-making and throughout life.The Architecture of Educational Frameworks offers guidance that encourages instructors from all disciplines to be comfortable teaching study skills for education, English, ...

LOOK UP--Gaining Insight and Direction Through Experiential Learning For Your Personal, Professional and Civic Life

Author(s): Joani LaMachia, Jonathan Andrew

In their exciting, interactive new book–LOOK UP--Gaining Insight and Direction Through Experiential Learning--For Your Personal, Professional and Civic Life, Dr. Joani LaMachia and Jon Andrew identify and examine the choices that students face when navigating through their institutions of higher lea...