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Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best
OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
Global 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 events that are capable of dealing disastrous blows to humans on the scale of individual lives to civilizations.
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.
Author(s): Maria Brann
Contemporary Case Studies in Health Communication: Theoretical & Applied Approaches utilizes 28 cases on diverse topics in health communication to develop the reader’s critical thinking skills – thus helping them become more informed health care advocates. By focusing on a variety of topics and utilizing various methodological and theoretical approaches, readers are exposed to real world health complexities and challenged to consider multiple perspectives and resolutions to the cases.
Author(s): Jason Wrench, Joan Schuman, Donna Flayhan
Provide your students with a reasoning process that leads to good decision making in the fast paced world of public relations….
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem focused skills that can be used in all workplace settings and life in general. The process enables students to apply theories and concepts that they are learning in an immediately applicable fashion. This maximizes retention.
Author(s): Dawn O Braithwaite, Kelly Rossetto, Jeffrey T. Child, Julia T Wood
Casing Interpersonal Communication puts the proven concept of active learning to work for interpersonal communication students by immersing students in real life situations.
Easily adaptable to any existing interpersonal communication textbook, Casing Interpersonal Communication:
Author(s): Patricia Smith, Melanie Walski, Jerry Johns, Roberta L. Berglund
Author(s): Clair Ossian
Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Historical Geology provides a broad, general approach to Historical Geology essential to geology majors and engaging to non-majors as a powerful tool covering the basics of geology.
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.
Author(s): Joseph DeVito
The Nonverbal Communication Book embarks the reader on an exciting journey into the world of nonverbal communication!
The Nonverbal Communication Book covers both the theory and research in nonverbal communication and describes the ways nonverbal communication works. Ultimately, the publication enables and empowers the reader to control and manage this powerful form of communication more effectively.
Author(s): Clair Ossian
Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Physical Geology presents a broad, general approach to core curriculum geology topics in physical geology. Insights is beneficial for geology majors and non-majors as a powerful tool covering basic geology. A significant advantage of Insights is its tight focus on essentials of Physical Geology education. It isn't padded with filler material.