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Author(s): Christopher Stanley, Lauren Stanley
Understanding Lifespan Development is an excellent selection for college courses such as Lifespan Development, Developmental Psychology, and Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Some unique features make this book particularly attractive for instructors and students.
Author(s): Lois Parrott
If you are looking for a text book that students can carry to and from class and also enjoy reading like a magazine, this is the text for you. This text is the best way to teach Humanities to students who are required to take an Introduction to the Humanities course. Essential Humanities was written with the present day, college student in mind. This book includes basic introductory material essential for students to gain an understanding about why the Humanities is worth their time and effort.
Author(s): Michael Weintraub
Anatomy and Physiology Survival Manual is a learning tool to assist students in their after class learning experience. It is designed as a “fill-in-the-blank” exam that self-tests you to see where your strengths and weaknesses are.
Author(s): Kimberly Anderson, Jenny Carson
Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Author(s): Kerry Beckford, Donald Jones
Connections: A Combined Reader and Rhetoric offers thematic and instructional content in one easy-to-use source. The five instructional chapters present proven practices and fundamental concepts while the five thematic chapters immerse students in multiple perspectives, historical contexts, and contemporary debates. The integrated instructional and thematic chapters of Connections will teach students to excel in their writing courses and across the curriculum.
Author(s): Armen Hadjinian
Entrepreneurship Drills supports the development of new business concepts and helps organizations define the value that they provide to their customer base. Not a traditional textbook, this easy to use book is intended for those setting off on their own, as well as existing businesses looking for innovative ways to compete in today’s dynamic markets. The book consists of one page topics with a quick description followed with a short exercise.
Author(s): LINDA MANNING
The public speaking tradition is embedded in the founding and functioning of democratic societies. Public Speaking and Civic Engagement introduces undergraduate students to principles and practices of effective oral presentations. Speeches from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries frame each chapter to show students how the rhetorical tradition in the United States informs contemporary social issues and activism.
Author(s): Ann Bainbridge Frymier
Students want to learn how to persuade parents, teachers, and classmates.
Teachers often view a skills approach as too limiting and focus on theories of persuasion.
Persuasion: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice features an unprecedented fusion of the persuasion skills that students seek, integrated with persuasion theories instructors want to teach - the two approaches that have often been at odds with one another.
Author(s): Leonard C. Onyiah
This example-driven publication provides students with help understanding concepts and methodology with a goal of lessening the fear that statistics brings to many students - and even helping them to enjoy the subject. To accomplish this, the text is methodical, and offers more than one example per chapter. At the end of the analyses (which may involve calculation or computation), explanations are offered for the results. Traditional manual analysis is provided in order to lay basic foundations for understanding of the concepts.
Author(s): Dorothy Weaver
An engaging and informative text for freshman or sophomore-level sociology majors or non-sociology majors at any point in their program, Social Problems in the 21st Century helps students bridge the gap between their individual experience and the wider social world. Grounding social problems in historical, cultural, and structural context, each chapter uses classical theory and contemporary analyses to explore the causes of social problems and present solutions.