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Author(s): Allen Webber
The History of Music begins with a coverage of the elements of music, including musical instruments and the singing voice. It then continues with a chronological coverage of musical style, important genres, composers, performers, and forms. This chronological survey begins with selected Biblical references to music and the music of Greek Antiquity, progressing through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century’s musical styles, including jazz, film composers, and a brief reference to the minimalist composers.
Author(s): Roy Schwartzman
Fundamentals of Oral Communication creates competent communicators. The text and online course package presents students with a fundamental understanding of the world of communication and provides them with practical insights on how to implement the knowledge in the real world.
Roy Schwartzman’s Fundamentals of Oral Communication:
Author(s): Masami Toku
Visual Culture and Literacy: Art Appreciation from Multicultural Perspectives develops students’ appreciation of art including observation, articulation, and critical thinking skills through visual arts. Additionally, this text provides student opportunities to develop understanding of human creativity, arts, values, and reasoning. Visual lectures online, related readings in the text and website are included and focus on visual thinking strategy as a communicative tool.
Author(s): Russell E Mullen
Plant Production Systems: Food, Fuel, Feed, Fiber provides a solid foundation of the principles and information necessary to understand the management and problems facing agricultural systems throughout the world. This text includes introductory concepts of plant, soil, tillage, pest, environmental, and sustainable aspects of crop production.
Plant Product Systems encourages your students to:
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): Edwin Sapp
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Writing in a business environment truly is a survival skill. Unfortunately, it also is a skill many fail to develop because of fear of failure. As managers, or as writers to or for managers, you should take the time to nourish the communication skills of others. Not only can you increase their self-confidence and productivity, but you also will strengthen communication in the workplace and between the workplace and the outside world.
Author(s): Elizabeth A Applegate
Nutrition Basics is a reader for non-major nutrition courses taught at the introductory level. A minimum of scientific terminology is used so the book fits all levels of students. A wide array of nutrition topics are covered from basics about fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and energy metabolism, to popular topics regarding weight loss and supplements. Practical information included also makes this book enjoyable for students and everyone who is interested in improving their health.
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): Geoffroy De Laforcade, Charles H Ford, Steven Isaac, Patrick U Mbajekwe, Phillip A Cantrell, Stephanie J Richmond
History, like the poetic epics and grand religious narratives of ancient and classical times, is a story written from a given perspective. The How and Why of World History examines world history through various perspectives, regions, and eras. This seventeen-chapter publication includes a bibliography as well as discussion questions within each chapter to stimulate classroom debate and to help students assess their comprehension of concepts presented.
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.