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Author(s): Mark Johnson
Have you ever asked these questions, “Why am I so afraid to speak? What does it take for me to overcome my fear and be a better speaker? How can I get a better response from my audience?” If you have, you need to know there is hope. There is most definitely a way to overcome your fear and be not only a good presenter, but a great one.
Author(s): Paul Gannon
Human society has never before faced challenges like the present. Population has more than doubled since 1970; currently over 7 billion and growing fast. Much of this growth occurs in regions with developing infrastructure, placing increasing demands on natural resources and taxing ecosystem services. Coupled with continued growth in more developed, and more demanding regions, global energy consumption is projected to increase nearly three-fold by mid-century.
Author(s): Maximo R Salaberry, Celina Nevarez, Catherine Barrette, Marisol Fernandez-Garcia
A culture-based, critical-thinking approach to learning and using Spanish in context.
Conectándonos is a culture-based first year textbook that focuses on the analysis of language in its cultural context. By combining a textbook and website, Conectándonos engages students from the very beginning in the development of productive abilities as proposed by the Council on the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning.
The third edition of Conectándonos:
Author(s): Kishore G Kulkarni
Principles of Macro-Monetary Economics, 6th Edition, by Kishore G. Kulkarni has been revised to infuse modern literature, ideas, theories and updated data. It is an easy-to-understand text with clear cut explanation of terms. Students will benefit from the simplicity and straight-forward analysis in this edition.
Author(s): Brandy Fair, Chris Gurrie
Business Communication in a Technological World is an audience centered approach to communicating with various publics and receivers in multiple types of organizations. There is no doubt technology has shaped the professional landscape with ever-changing modalities and programs. As a result, users of technological communication are compelled to stay up-to-date or move over when it comes to creating understanding. This text works to provide solutions that are not trendy or soon-to-be outdated.
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): David J. Bissonnette
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: An Introduction to Disease Prevention is an introductory nutrition textbook designed and written for students majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nursing, health sciences and medicine. This unique textbook does not follow traditional approaches to teaching nutrition; rather, it begins by describing the role of nutrition in human health from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Author(s): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): John Knox
Sociology Is Rude!: A Conversation on Sociological Theory and Thought helps readers learn more about the foundational theories that sociology rests upon (functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interaction); to make sense of the tools of careful sociological research; to perceive the dramatic roles of groups and organizations in society; to comprehend the social forces connected to one’s family, race, ethnicity, gender, and religion; to fathom the depths and significance of life stages and the aging process; and to work out the role, power, and influence of social
Author(s): Selena Stewart-Alexander, Patrice K. Johnson, Caitlin Stanford Kintner
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