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Author(s): Peter DeCaro
Small groups serve a multitude of purposes in society. Decision-making and problem solving are two of the most typical purposes, with performance as their ultimate goal.
Many small group communication texts focus on the “process” of communication as the end product, or the ultimate goal for small group work. Small Group Communication Synergy is a departure from that view. The text presents communication as the tool--rather than the goal--small groups use to increase individual and group performance.
Author(s): Thomas E Larson
Modern Sounds: The Artistry of Contemporary Jazz is a storybook approach on the journey, the musicians, and the music that has been created in the pursuit of artistic achievement over the half century. Modern Sounds picks up where most jazz textbooks leave off. This is a complete documentation of contemporary jazz.
Author(s): Denise Lagos
Research is the gathering of data, information, and facts for the advancement of knowledge. There are various approaches in research to gather information. The qualitative approach is emphasized in ethnography. Learning how to conduct an ethnographic interview: experiential learning, how to write a research paper (APA Manual) and how to present an oral presentation (public speaking) are essential for choosing a major in pursuit of a career path.
Author(s): Nicole R Robinson, Fred P Spano, Suzanne N. Hall
Teaching Elementary Music creates cross-curricular transfers between music concepts and language arts, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and science. This text provides the elementary classroom teacher with a vast toolbox of contemporary approaches using clear, relevant, and practical strategies. Teaching Elementary Music may also serve as a supplemental resource for general music teachers, providing examples of how to best implement integration with integrity.
Author(s): Frank Pickard
"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..." William Shakespeare
Theatre Arts: Fundamental Theory & Practice is an easy to read, comprehensive textbook for both majors and non-majors. It offers a basic, solid understanding of the history, theory, and application of the art of theatre. Many of the different aspects of theatre arts are applicable to anyone's life, regardless of educational and professional aspirations.