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Human Communication in Action provides students with a valuable resource that can be used beyond the classroom by bringing together leading innovative scholars of Communication as contributors for this human communication textbook. Each unit presents overarching concepts of communication in an easy-to-read and practical manner. The first unit begins with a discussion of human communication fundamentals, ethics, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, and culture and communication. The second unit is dedicated to the art of public speaking and listening.
The innovative electronic textbook Digital Art and Design: An Introduction is written at an introductory level and provides readers with factually correct information about wide-ranging subject areas directly related to digital art and design. This text provides a clear and thorough introduction to the history of digital art and design, digital tools, and creative digital practice.
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