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Our quality of life is inextricably linked to the quality of our communication and the quality of our personal relationships. The quality of sexual relationships has a significant bearing on our wellness, too.
OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
Author(s): Sascha McKeon
Essential Microbiology is an all-inclusive resource to students, serving as both textbook and lab manual to provide a foundation for allied health professionals and biology majors alike. Concepts are presented in easy to grasp excerpts making content accessible while maintaining rigor. Each chapter includes hands-on investigations and student worksheets, exposing students to 46 laboratory protocols.
An Introduction to Geography from a Christian World View surveys geography from a regional and human perspective.
Author(s): Kevin Lambert
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Watch, Listen, and Learn is a music appreciation text that challenges students to think and engages them with questions to which there are no right or wrong answers, or perhaps no answers at all.
Available as a webtext, Watch, Listen, and Learn features:
Author(s): Jennifer Turley
Food Values, Diet Design & Health provides a refreshing nutrition educational perspective for students and instructors. The content is delivered in the format of literature review articles with review question and study sheet features included for each article. The 14 topic articles are relevant for nutrition enthusiasts and unique for modern nutrition curriculum. Students learn nutrition concepts a step deeper than a foundation level and apply the knowledge. The nutritional values of food are mastered through this applied approach.
Author(s): Carol Saltsgaver
Real-World Statistics was written for all college majors who have completed at least an intermediate algebra as well as a geometry course. The text contains many examples and exercises from a wide variety of statistical applications, making it appropriate for many different disciplines.
Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.