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Author(s): Jake Aguas
The world continues to change, and the global environment continues to react to a group of large-scale forces that are reshaping the values, ideals, attitudes, and psychosocial constructs of its population. These megatrends are transforming the way people live their lives here in the United States—they affect the workplace, science and art, politics and law, technology and innovation, education, entertainment, and agriculture.
Author(s): JAY SEIDEL
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From infrastructure inspection and crop maintenance to cinematography and package delivery, drones are being used worldwide and in a variety of fields. Drones: Training and Applications to Digital Imaging takes on a comprehensive approach to effectively train individuals on the use of drones for tomorrow’s professions. This text guides students through the information necessary to successfully pilot these autonomous systems into the national airspace.
Author(s): Colleen Harrington
The relationship between the community and the criminal justice system is an essential foundation for the protection of the community and the rights of each individual. This relationship has been challenging through history and remains so. The intricacies of the criminal justice system and community relationship are explored in this textbook. The significance of the historical treatment of marginalized groups is a foundation for understanding the challenges and tensions that remain.
Author(s): Robert F Ritchie, Herbert S. Pieper
American Military History explores a new ideological worldview of American military. Advocates of various social changes desiring acceptance use the military as a vehicle for expression at the beckoning of the president. Without question, the American military has opened doors for those left outside the mainstream of public education. A long tradition of servant-leadership has produced a system demonstrating excellence in education and in many ways continuing the servant leader tradition of leadership by trial.
Author(s): Jennifer Turley
Food Values, Diet Design & Health provides a refreshing nutrition educational perspective for students and instructors. The content is delivered in the format of literature review articles with review question and study sheet features included for each article. The 14 topic articles are relevant for nutrition enthusiasts and unique for modern nutrition curriculum. Students learn nutrition concepts a step deeper than a foundation level and apply the knowledge. The nutritional values of food are mastered through this applied approach.
Author(s): KARI STONE, CAROL FENDRICK, SARAH SHANER
Preparatory General Chemistry: Framework for Success is designed to provide college students who are not yet ready for general chemistry with the skills, content, and resources that are proven effective for achieving success in college chemistry courses. This workbook takes students step-by-step in learning effective strategies to support their journey into STEM majors.
Author(s): Elaine Pierce Chakonas
Elementary School Teaching: Plan, Teach, Inspire prepares future elementary school teachers to plan instruction and teach diverse learners in today's classrooms. Special focus is given to teaching students with a variety of needs and abilities, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and gifted students. Instructional and assessment strategies, classroom management, and parent-teacher relationships are presented to prepare future teachers for effective teaching of all learners.
Author(s): Daryl Worley
A comprehensive guide for theatre appreciation. Starting with ancient man and the Greeks and Romans the history of the theatre is explored throughout the text culminating with a look at the truly American theatre form, the Broadway musical. Twelve full plays are included in this text as well as a variety of activities for the students including discussion questions, chapter fill in the blank questions and character analysis forms. The written play review is encouraged and forms are provided for each of the plays within the text as well as forms for a play that the student sees in person.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
The study of tax law can be an intimidating task. Nevertheless, students wil find that being proficient in tax law can be very rewarding and prepares students for valuable career opportunities as accounting, tax advisors, and business consultants. Once a student understands the organization of the Internal Revenue Code and the overall method of determining an individual taxpayer's tax liability, learning the more complex parts of the tax law can be put in perspective and approached in a more structured manner.
Author(s): Tara Wilson
The purpose of Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook is to serve not only as a resource but also as a place to practice running records. This workbook is intended to help students understand the literacy assessments better in a to-the-point type style. Therefore, this workbook is divided into five practical sections, as well as blank pages at the back to take notes.
Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook features: