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This textbook is designed to impart scientific data about the landforms of the North American continent, as well as take students on an exploration that stimulates and satisfies the desire to know more about their home planet.
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.
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): 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 gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.