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So You Want to be a CSI?

Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill

Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing. Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?So You Want to be a CSI? presents Crime Scene Investigation as students would encounter it in...

College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Seth Batiste

The 9th edition of College and Career Success features topics on college, career, and lifelong success. This textbook helps students choose a major that matches their interests and personal strengths. The latest research on motivation, mindset, and grit is used to help students persist and complete ...

Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management

Author(s): Steven Taylor, Matthew Garrett

Every organization in sport, entertainment, and venue management struggles to find employees that “get it.” Very few have any idea of what working in this industry is really like. Even fewer are willing to put in the effort required.Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment, & Venue Management he...

Native American College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, Larry Gauthier

The book is based on the premise that education for Native American and Indigenous students begins with a positive self-concept. For these students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.Chapters contain a section titled “Stories from the Elders” or “Interviews with the E...

Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version

Author(s): Viki S Fecas, Michele Campagna, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development 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...

Prioritizing the Victim: The 21st Century Transformation of Victimology

Author(s): Debra Stanley, Heather Pfeifer, Gabriela Wasileski, Tracy Tamborra

This book is written for the new generations of brave souls who have and will continue to step into the shoes of the former leaders, activists, scholars, and victim service providers. It is vital to the future of victimology and all the future crime victims that the next generation be as brave and f...

Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Houston M. Barber

"If ever we needed the transformative power of culturally competent educational leadership to drive deep learning, it is now. We need the Why, the What & the How. The Authors of 'Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment' deliver - with compelling clarity - on all three...

Biology: Life as We Know It

Author(s): Andrew Baldwin

After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.This text not ...

A Criminological Guide and Theoretical Analysis of Serial Killers and Infamous Murders

Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland

Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.Serial Killers provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...