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Author(s): Jeff Klemens, Chris Pastore
Environmental Science takes a Systems Thinking based approach to non-majors science education. The text integrates an introduction to systems thinking, including the practice of stock and flow modeling, with environmental science. The text progresses from simple models representing the flow of materials through ecosystems towards models that demonstrate increasingly complex and dynamic systems behavior. Each environmental science topic included is designed to demonstrate certain aspects of systems thinking practice.
Author(s): Kimberly Nguyen
Cultural Anthropology for Beginners and Non Majors is part of an ongoing project to create a student-driven textbook, largely inspired by Dr. Mitra’s philosophy.
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): Alusine M Kanu, Thomas P. Morra
Communication is a dynamic discipline that is meant to be shared….
Connecting Intercultural Communication: Techniques for Communicating Effectively Across Cultures not only provides comprehensive coverage of the discipline, but encourages the reader to actively interact with it through various discussion questions and activities. These questions and activities are meant to be completed personally as the reader reflects upon how this material relates to his/her everyday life.