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Author(s): Randall Eggert
Every known language has words that are taboo, that speakers aren't supposed to say. Yet these very words are said; simply put, people swear. In This Book is Taboo: An Introduction to Linguistics through Swearing, rather than condemning swearing or the people who swear, Randall Eggert applies the tools of linguistics, the scientific study of language, to understand how swearing functions in language--and in speakers. In an engaging and often playful manner, this textbook investigates swear words from many directions:
Author(s): Carl Campbell
Readers of Earth in Space and Time will become more critical interpreters of scientific ideas related to the Earth and will therefore make informed decisions in the future. The publication uses a “story book” format that starts at the beginning of everything and moves step-by-step to current times. Suitable for non-science majors who want to fulfill their science requirement, students will learn the integral role that earth science has in everything we produce, manufacture, and consume. The publication includes online resource links, figures, photos, and charts.
Author(s): Jude Thaddeus Socrates
Linear Algebra is a powerful tool that allows scientists to model physical phenomena and efficiently solve the systems of equations that arise from them. It is essential to almost every field of mathematics, such as geometry, topology, number theory, and abstract algebra. As such, it is not only computationally useful, with applications in data science, quantum mechanics, statistics, computer science, and all branches of engineering, but it also a great opportunity for the student to explore the beauty and elegance of mathematics.
Author(s): Laurie Kubicek
Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California
Author(s): Richard N Kahn
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach is the perfect introductory music workbook for high school and college students
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach delivers a fresh, comprehensive and comprehensible approach to music fundamentals by featuring fourteen detailed chapters, innovative tools, activities, worksheets, index and glossary.
Author(s): George Ellington, Laya Vivian Smith Ellington
Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners is a complete course in academic speaking and listening for advanced ESL students. This text mimics introductory level college courses and prepares students for future academic careers.
Features of Discovery English include:
Author(s): Linda Dawn Lukas
This practically focused textbook cuts through the fluff to cover the core skills and knowledge needed for effective reading and writing. With chapters on the writing process, paragraphs, evaluating and incorporating research results, the structure of arguments, and the rhetorical patterns of development, students have effective, scaffold instruction in all the basic elements of reading and composition at a college level.
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
Revised 1st Edition!
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): 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.