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OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
Global pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in events that are capable of dealing disastrous blows to humans on the scale of individual lives to civilizations.
The 9th edition of College and Career Success features topics on college, career, and lifelong success. This textbook helps students choose a major that matches their interests and personal strengths. The latest research on motivation, mindset, and grit is used to help students persist and complete their education. It provides the basic skills for success in college and throughout life.
College & Career Success:
9th Edition Now Available!
College and Career Success Concise 9th Edition is designed for one-two unit courses or for developmental students who need more time to read the material. It will help students have a successful journey through college and into their career with career planning and academic skills that will help them to successfully complete their education.
College & Career Success:
The book is based on the premise that education for Native American and Indigenous students begins with a positive self-concept. For these students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.
Chapters contain a section titled “Stories from the Elders” or “Interviews with the Elders,” which help students to connect universal themes in Native cultures to college success. Stories from Canada, the United States, and Mexico bridge commonalities across cultures.
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): CATHIE ROBERTSON
New Eighth Edition Now Available!
Safety, Nutrition and Health in Early Education explores early childhood safety and nutrition in a variety of facets, including indoor and outdoor safety, emergency procedures, nutrition and food safety, as well as a chapter on holistic wellness in early childhood education. Topics such as diversity and development ensure that students receive a wellrounded understanding of the material in this interactive, online book.
The uncertainty of instructional delivery during the Covid-19 crisis has created new challenges for community college instructors. Many instructors have been forced to instantly shift from the brick and mortar classroom to a virtual online environment. In addition, many companies and organizations are realizing that working in teams will never be the same. Some are permanently shifting to virtual work spaces after realizing efficiency gains and cost savings.
Author(s): RYAN PACE
Understanding the legal environment in which businesses operate is a critical component of success for all business leaders and decision-makers.
The Legal Environment of Business by Ryan H. Pace introduces fundamental legal topics relating to the U.S. Constitution, ethics, dispute resolution, crimes, torts, property, contracts, business entities, securities, agency, employment discrimination, debtor-creditor relationships, negotiable instruments, administrative process, environment, wills and trusts, insurance, and more.
Twenty-first century workplace skill requirements include the critical thinking involved in learning relevant software for a particular field, and knowing the best technology to use for given situations.
Leveraging Technology for Learning helps students develop a deeper understanding of computer literacy, mobile technology, and problem-solving using digital technology.