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Author(s): David C Nieman
Fitness & Your Health has been written to satisfy the general education requirement for physical education. In many colleges and universities students are given the option to take a class that focuses on fitness and health issues. Fitness & Your Health uses a physical fitness approach to educate the student on the most important health issues of our time.
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Author(s): Elliot King
Currents in Communication serves as a foundational text for students who plan to major in communication for their undergraduate education. It is one of the first textbooks to integrate an in-depth exploration of mass communication with an introduction to interpersonal communication and business communication.
Author(s): NATHAN GRIFFITH
A Dangerous Servant and a Fearful Master is a book aimed first and foremost at readers, written to engage not merely the attention of the eye, but the productive effort of the brain as well. Unlike traditional textbooks, it is written as a dialogue between teacher and student, rather than as a monologue from authority or a catalog of bibliographic citations. Unlike traditional textbooks, it is not a compendium of every possible fact or opinion, or a museum of knowledge. It is instead a focused but wide-ranging discussion meant to provoke the reader to connect fa
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.
Author(s): LOUIS S. SAPIA
Introduction to SQL provides step-by-step instructions with plenty of graphics and examples to help students grasp the material and gain the skills needed for database-related employment. Students have access to a full human resources database that can be downloaded from the author's website. This database is referenced throughout the examples and end of chapter exercises to give readers hands on experience as they work through the content.
Author(s): Alan Jacobs
The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth. Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet. The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and their formation, geologic time, plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, downslope movement of soil and rocks, surface and ground water, stream networks, glaciers, deserts, stresses that naturally bend and break strata, and earthquakes. The text concludes with dangers r
This book is designed to help students make a smooth transition to college and equip them with strategies for success that can be used throughout the college experience and in life beyond college. Its goal is to promote academic excellence and personal development among all students—whether they be students (a) transitioning to college directly from high school or from full-time employment, (b) living on or off campus, or (c) attending college on a full-time or part-time basis.
Author(s): Mary-Lou Galician
New Third Edition Now Available!
This pioneering research-based yet accessible text is a valuable tool in media analysis and criticism that has been used by thousands of students, educators, and media literacy advocates.