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Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best
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.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
Author(s): Timothy Mottet, Sally Vogl-Bauer, Marian Houser
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed. – Carl Jung
Your Interpersonal Communication: Nature/Nurture Intersections helps students better understand this “chemistry” by showing how an individual’s personality influences social style and interaction.
Author(s): James Phelps, Ervin Frenzel
The ability to comprehend the language involved in this new and evolving cyber world is essential now more than ever.
Cybersecurity: Bridging the Gap Between Technician & Management:
Author(s): Jason Wrench, Joan Schuman, Donna Flayhan
Provide your students with a reasoning process that leads to good decision making in the fast paced world of public relations….
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem focused skills that can be used in all workplace settings and life in general. The process enables students to apply theories and concepts that they are learning in an immediately applicable fashion. This maximizes retention.
Author(s): Corey Liberman
Human beings are both agents and targets of persuasion. They both employ, and are inundated with, verbal, visual, and auditory persuasion attempts all of the time.
Author(s): Patricia Smith, Melanie Walski, Jerry Johns, Roberta L. Berglund
Author(s): Larry G Edgerton
The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing guides the reader through the basics of college writing. This handbook clearly and efficiently discusses a wide variety of topics, including thesis statements, essays, research papers, and editing. For this handbook of the basics, less is more.
Focusing on accuracy and efficacy, The Less-Is-More Handbook provides readers with the “insider rules” needed to become a better college writer.
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.
Author(s): Clair Ossian
Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Historical Geology provides a broad, general approach to Historical Geology essential to geology majors and engaging to non-majors as a powerful tool covering the basics of geology.