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Author(s): Ronald P Colarusso, Colleen M O'Rourke, MELISSA LEONTOVICH
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Good teachers have the desire and ability to assume and meet the challenge of successfully addressing the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom when provided with the necessary knowledge and resources.
Author(s): Candice Thomas-Maddox, Nicole Blau
The definition of what a “family” is has changed dramatically over the past few decades….
Family Communication: Relationship Foundations features traditional as well as emerging diverse family types in the application and analysis of communication theories and concepts. From acknowledging the influence of family diversity to exploring the challenges presented by new technologies, this text provides a framework for describing, analyzing and strategizing for effective communication.
Author(s): Corey Liberman, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis
Casing Communication Theory exposes readers to some of the most cited, most prolific, most important theories within the dynamic field of communication. The edited collection features 24 case studies that analyze communication theories in different contexts.
Casing Communication Theory, edited by Corey J. Liberman, Andrew S. Rancer, and Theodore A. Avtgis:
Author(s): Erika L Kirby, M Chad Mcbride
Gender Actualized: Cases in Communicatively Constructing Realities is an edited collection of 43 cases that provide a common frame for dialoguing about gender/ed issues. Centered in narrative theory, it extends the realm of personal experience by introducing situations in context that involve real decisions about important issues that, like life, do not lend themselves to superficial or simple analysis.
Author(s): Sarah Symonds-LeBlanc
There is no one strict definition of family communication, because each family is different.
Sarah Symonds LeBlanc’s Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication fuses case studies with communication theories to examine various family types and scenarios that US families encounter. By examining the family and the scenario from each case study, students are able to critically analyze and discuss a “safe” family.
Author(s): Jennifer Calhoun, Brett Gallagher
In the business world there are demands made on professionals to be productive and to enhance the bottom line of their organizations.
Hospitality Sales Decision Theory: Measuring the Economic Benefits utilizes a case study approach. This approach is centered on decision theory and on the use of a decision tree to remove some of the guesswork when making decisions about sales bookings at a resort. This approach shows how to achieve desired results to enhance the bottom-line of the resort operation.
Author(s): Eileen Ariza, Maria Coady
Why TESOL? Fifth Edition, provides classroom and preservice teachers with a knowledge base to effectively teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in today’s global environment. It provides in depth theoretical background, legal information, and application for teachers to address the needs of English learners. Why TESOL? is written so teachers from various backgrounds and experiences can readily apply ESOL concepts to their individual mainstream classroom settings.
Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Reid Luhman, Milan Andrejevich, Matthew Howell, SCOTT POWELL
Designed to fit in a myriad of different course formats, The Sociological Outlook maps out the sociological journey for students. It is a text where the “classics” of sociology remain and the current status of society is reflected in statistics.
The new tenth edition of The Sociological Outlook:
Author(s): RICHARD A. WILBER
Media Matters presents undergraduate students with the essential information and tools needed to become media literate and more critical in their media consumption. Spanning traditional print books to modern mass-media systems, Media Matters utilizes an engaging opening narrative to each medium followed by an easily accessible, informative text.
Designed for introductory mass communication courses, Media Matters:
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.