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Author(s): Jason S Wrench, Diana Tucker
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Casing Sport Communication applies the proven concept of active learning to undergraduate and entry-level graduate courses in sport communication.
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react, and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem-focused skills that they can transfer to other situations in workplace settings and in life in general.
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Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Julie McLaughlin
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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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): Samantha Bell
Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy.
More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-actualization and ultimately to build confidence.
Author(s): Rebecca Curnalia
Lives are increasingly lived through mediated channels like smartphones and computers…
Communication theory is more interesting for students if it fits with what they do every day: using and interacting via mediated channels like social networks, websites, texts, and e-mail.
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): Patricia Smith, Melanie Walski, Jerry Johns, Roberta L. Berglund
Author(s): George Sanders, Josh Packard
Religion plays a vital role in geopolitics and in the course of student’s lives – even if they are not religious.
Yet, students often lack a framework for understanding how current arrangements and situations came to be or for understanding why religion operates as such an important force.
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.