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Author(s): Sharon Bramlett Solomon , Meta Carstarphen
Race, Gender, Class, and Media invites students to explore critical aspects of diversity in media. It introduces students to issues of diversity as represented in the U.S. news, film/television, advertising, and public relations industries. It probes foundations, concepts, and practices in media representation of race, gender, and class in America.
Author(s): Marli Miller, Lauren A Wright
Get to know Death Valley National Park in a unique way through amazing photographs and detailed descriptions of its world class geology. New to this third edition are many new photographs and updated information from the latest geologic research in Death Valley. Discover where to go in the park to see specific results of geologic activity. Geologists and non-geologists alike will be impressed by the incredible variety of geologic features and the fascinating history behind the landscape we know today as Death Valley.
Author(s): Jack A Chambless
Some people would rather perform root canal surgery on a rabid wolverine than sit through a discussion of Federal Reserve policies.
Author(s): Marilyn Skarbek, RACHEL LUEHRS
Physiology of Exercise: Theory to Application provides a comprehensive view of the human body’s response to exercise and is ideal for use by undergraduate students in the areas of exercise science, kinesiology, physical education, and related fields. Case questions incorporated throughout each chapter encourage users to relate and apply information. Diagrams, graphs, and tables are included to supplement text information.
Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells
Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sports industry.
Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina
New Ninth Edition Now Available!
The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology propelling it forward. This book will help you with this task
Author(s): Charles Cardwell
No one is born with Wisdom – the ability to think and act with understanding and insight. Wisdom grows only in a soil rich with knowledge and experience, but knowledge and experience provide only the nutrients. Wisdom must be nurtured by curiosity and a desire for understanding. Growing wisdom takes time and effort. Great minds have graced us with records of their struggles towards wisdom. This volume enables us to stand on the shoulders of some of these giants and thereby grow our own wisdom farther – and faster!
Author(s): Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka
Sustainability for the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies, edited by Bjoern Hagen and David Pijawka, provides the reader with the most current concepts in sustainability. This text integrates concept and application with illustrations and examples of programs and policies.
Sustainability for the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies takes into consideration:
Author(s): Christopher O'Brien, John Beattie, Donna Sacco
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.
Author(s): Daniel T Cunniff, Donna L Elder, Wayne Padover, JUDITH R. CUNNIFF
There comes a time for most promising teachers when they are feeling confident in their role as educators with the awareness that there is always room to improve their skill-set.
The change in roles from teacher to educational leader brings about changes in how others view you, how you need to view yourself, and what you need to do to maintain a high standard of quality leadership. To maintain a high standard of leadership, it is critical to understand what you need to do to perform at your highest level.