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Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embraced with equal assurance.
Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership conceptualizes communication and conflict as a pragmatically essential everyday education for future leadership.
Researchers are like detectives. Both are trying to find something out. Both are asking and answering questions. Both are trying to put together a puzzle to come up with a solution. In both, answering questions leads to more questions. And, in both, seeing patterns is crucial to solving the puzzle.
Good teachers have the desire and ability to accept the challenge of meeting the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom if they are provided with the appropriate knowledge and resources.
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:
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.
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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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.