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Wellness for Life

Author(s): Steven Ross Murray, Kristin Heumann

Featuring a combination of an eText with a website, Wellness for Life teaches students how to improve their overall wellness so that they can live happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.While discussing topics such as disease, life expectancy, stress, physical fitness, nutrition, and weight m...

Introduction to the Caribbean: Diversity, Challenges, Resiliency

Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar

Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indi...

Fitness and Your Health

Author(s): David C Nieman

Fitness & Your Health has been written to satisfy the general education requirement for physical education. In many colleges and universities students are given the option to take a class that focuses on fitness and health issues. Fitness & Your Health uses a physical fitness approach to educate the...

Be Heard: Public Speaking for College and Career

Author(s): Niaz Khan

New Second Edition Now Available! In addition to explaining straightforwardly the nuances of creating and delivering noteworthy speeches, the new second edition of Be Heard: Public Speaking for College and Career takes it to the next level—describing the procedures in a more up-to-date manner for...

Geology: An Introduction

Author(s): Alan Jacobs

The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth.  Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet.  The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and ...

Drugs and Drug Trafficking

Author(s): Peter Johnstone

Drugs and Drug Trafficking is a practical informed approach towards a complex topic that will provide a framework for further, stimulating and vigorous classroom discussion. It has been updated with more recent reports than the previous editions. Drugs and Drug Trafficking: Is effective! Ev...

Woody Plants in North America

Author(s): John R Seiler, Edward C Jensen, John Peterson

Woody Plants in North America is an interactive multimedia identification tutorial for woody plants found throughout North America. The software was developed over a 15-year period at Virginia Tech in cooperation with tree identification experts at Oregon State University, The Pennsylvania State Uni...