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Author(s): Elizabeth Jordan
Small Footprint Big Impact is an accessible, user-friendly, resource for non-majors who are interested in examining environmental problems and solutions. The book accelerates major environmental issues to the forefront of discussion and offers insight that enables students to think critically and make informed decisions about such issues. It comprehensively and candidly examines issues from both a scientific and social justice standpoint. Students learn the impact of human consumption and lifestyle on the planet, and who bears the brunt of it.
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Author(s): Cohick Mikel , James Richards, GIAN ARYANI
A Citizen’s Guide to Economics helps readers understand the economics that affects them as they go about their daily lives – training and learning, working and earning, providing for their family, planning for the future, starting up and running a business, and being good citizens.
Author(s): Patricia A Fowler, Sarah Jimenez
Foundations of Nursing Practice: Essential Concepts instills an appreciation of what a “good” nurse means. Being an effective, efficient, competent nurse requires practitioners to have an extensive awareness of the expectations of a professional nurse, the uniqueness of every individual, and a comprehensive understanding of health and the health care delivery system.
Author(s): Mary Tracy Bee
The goal of this book is to prepare students for health professional careers by providing anatomical information that will give them a solid foundation. While other exceptional anatomy texts exist, this one focuses on the essential information, the “Bare Bones” of anatomical concepts and facts that serve to provide a solid foundation for health care practitioners.
Author(s): Rani Vajravelu
Ethnobotany: A Modern Perspective focuses on the indigenous plants and their impact on modern society. It discusses more than 260 plants that originated in different parts of the world and how they relate to human lives every day. This comprehensive text is built on the indigenous plants used around the world as food, beverage, medicine, narcotics, shelter, and clothing, along with their applications elsewhere. It refers to each plant by its common name, scientific name, and the family to which it belongs.
Author(s): Melissa Harden Velasco
Dance Appreciation: Exploring Dance History and Performance is a journey through the world of dance focusing on the history of many dance forms, the connection of dance to society, and the human meaning and importance of dance as a living breathing practice.
By: Elisa Setmire
Author(s): Elisa Setmire
Psyched combines a textbook and workbook for students taking an introduction to psychology course at the college level. In the textbook portion, each chapter begins with a short summary of the main topics that will be covered and ends with definitions of all the key terms from the chapter.
Author(s): Janice Speshock
This publication is a microbiology laboratory manual designed for a one-semester, college undergraduate education. The manual is designed to be self-guided so that the students can learn and discover on their own time. All college majors requiring a microbiology laboratory course will benefit from this publication. This manual contains a series of experiments designed to build a student’s knowledge and mastery of microbiological laboratory techniques.
Author(s): Chyi-Lyi Kathleen Liang
Dollar Enterprise, an award winning program using $1 seed money per person, was the first and the most comprehensive entrepreneurship curriculum in the U.S. that integrates experiential learning and service-learning concepts into 3-month learning environment. This book describes step-by-step guidance for educators, program leaders, or other service providers to stimulate entrepreneurial learning for aspiring and nascent entrepreneurs across cultural, ethnicity, and learning ability.