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Author(s): Henry L Roubicek
New Third Edition Now Available!
Unlike the metamorphosis that occurs to a butterfly or a frog, telling a story will probably not dramatically alter your character, physical structure, or even circumstances. However, as a storyteller, you can imagine it did.
Author(s): Erik P. Silldorff, Gerald D. Robinson
Mechanisms and Logic in Human Physiology is a next-gen learning resource, adapting to a variety of pedagogical strategies as well as strongly promoting higher order thinking, the ultimate goal of 21st century pre-clinical education. Physiology - a study of complex systems in motion - requires a deeper level of learning than rote memorization can provide.
Author(s): David Keith Westerman, Nicholas David Bowman, Kenneth A Lachlan
Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others.
Introduction to Mediated Communication explains and discusses mediated communication through a functional approach - focusing attention on how people use computer technology to accomplish their communication functions.
Author(s): Alan Jay Zaremba
New Edition Now Available!
Organizational Communication: Foundations for Collaboration presents the theories of organizational communication and the practical applications of them. It examines how culture, networks, ethics, new technology, information management, individual communication skill sets, and power are relevant to organizational communication and organizational communicators.
Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki
Gangs, 2nd edition, specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as new topics not found in any of the competing books in the marketplace. In addition to the traditional overview of gang history and topics (corrections, law and law enforcement), Gangs, 2nd edition, includes areas omitted or not extensively covered in other gang textbooks: Gangs and Mental Illness; Gangs and Native Americans; Entrepreneurship, Finances, and Gangs; The World of Sports, Athletes; Gangs, Gangs in the U.S.
Author(s): THOMAS SHAHADY
Applied Freshwater Ecology explains the study of water quality in a river system. It begins in the field of applied science showing how information is acquired and disseminated. Turning to understanding of the stream system, the book explains the unique properties of water and streams in the landscape of watersheds. The heart of the book covers all aspects of water quality assessment including the physical, chemical and biological monitoring needed to conduct a good survey.
Author(s): David Lapakko
Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action explores a wide variety of issues and concepts connected to making arguments, responding to the arguments of others, and using good critical thinking skills to analyze persuasive communication.
Based on feedback from users and instructors, the new fifth edition of David Lapakko’s Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action:
Author(s): Nicole Blau
As group dynamics are constantly changing, the need for up-to-date research and real-life examples are crucial learning tools. Group Dynamics: Connecting Through Communication features practical application of important group communication concepts in way that will grab the reader’s attention.
Nicole Blau’s Group Dynamics: Connecting Through Communication:
Author(s): Zoot Velasco
Small to LARGE: Growing Social Impact Organizations Against All Odds is the culmination of a lifetime of experience, coupled with a year of research. Author Zoot Velasco, shares knowledge from his time working for the “industry,” community organizations, and colleges. The year of research shared was centered on the question of whether or not there is a common thread of best practices that allows for some organizations to grow in crisis while the majority shrink.
Author(s): Sally Vogl-Bauer
When it comes to interpersonal communication ethics, ignorance is not bliss.
We learn our ethics, and we can choose to develop, enhance, or modify our behaviors to reflect that type of person we are capable of being in our interactions with others.