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Author(s): Paul Gannon
Human society has never before faced challenges like the present. Population has more than doubled since 1970; currently over 7 billion and growing fast. Much of this growth occurs in regions with developing infrastructure, placing increasing demands on natural resources and taxing ecosystem services. Coupled with continued growth in more developed, and more demanding regions, global energy consumption is projected to increase nearly three-fold by mid-century.
Author(s): Kishore G Kulkarni
Principles of Macro-Monetary Economics, 6th Edition, by Kishore G. Kulkarni has been revised to infuse modern literature, ideas, theories and updated data. It is an easy-to-understand text with clear cut explanation of terms. Students will benefit from the simplicity and straight-forward analysis in this edition.
Author(s): Joseph Basso, Randall Hines, Suzanne D FitzGerald
Research indicates that those hiring strategic communicators value writing as the number one desired skill in any level of new employee. The Writer's Toolbox: Blueprints for Successful Communicators gives students the tools needed to succeed in the dynamic strategic communication field!
Author(s): Maximo R Salaberry, Celina Nevarez, Catherine Barrette, Marisol Fernandez-Garcia
A culture-based, critical-thinking approach to learning and using Spanish in context.
Conectándonos is a culture-based first year textbook that focuses on the analysis of language in its cultural context. By combining a textbook and website, Conectándonos engages students from the very beginning in the development of productive abilities as proposed by the Council on the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning.
The third edition of Conectándonos:
Author(s): Brandy Fair, Chris Gurrie
Business Communication in a Technological World is an audience centered approach to communicating with various publics and receivers in multiple types of organizations. There is no doubt technology has shaped the professional landscape with ever-changing modalities and programs. As a result, users of technological communication are compelled to stay up-to-date or move over when it comes to creating understanding. This text works to provide solutions that are not trendy or soon-to-be outdated.
Author(s): Elizabeth Jordan
Small Footprint Big Impact is an accessible, user-friendly, resource for non-majors who are interested in examining environmental problems and solutions. The book accelerates major environmental issues to the forefront of discussion and offers insight that enables students to think critically and make informed decisions about such issues. It comprehensively and candidly examines issues from both a scientific and social justice standpoint. Students learn the impact of human consumption and lifestyle on the planet, and who bears the brunt of it.
Author(s): David J. Bissonnette
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: An Introduction to Disease Prevention is an introductory nutrition textbook designed and written for students majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nursing, health sciences and medicine. This unique textbook does not follow traditional approaches to teaching nutrition; rather, it begins by describing the role of nutrition in human health from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Author(s): John E. Mago, Jill Friestad-Tate
Regardless of discipline, individuals function in the business world on a daily basis, and therefore, need to understand how business works and how it applies to oneself.
Author(s): Paul Detwiler
Discovering the Living Ocean provides a suitable manual in marine biology that is engaging, easy to read, and relevant for nonscience majors in community college as well as for high school students who have no previous background in biology. This full-color publication includes activities that challenge and inspire students to learn more about the Ocean that all of us share and depend on in so many ways.