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Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

The fifth edition can be found HERE  Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon...

Jazz Basics A Brief Overview with Historical Documents and Listening Guides

Author(s): James E Shearer

Jazz Basics: A Brief Overview with Historical Documents and Listening Guides provides an enjoyable and informative introduction to the world of jazz music. Jazz Basics: Includes access to extensive Spotify playlists and web-only extras found on the publisher’s website. Together, they help r...

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Lonnie Wright

Las Vegas, Nevada is the spirit of innovation and vision that continues to redefine the Hospitality Industry domestically and internationally. A fledgling hospitality Mecca, that evolved from a homogenous marketplace for  exclusively white adults during the early Vintage years of Las Vegas, to a con...

Grammar Without the Teacher

Author(s): Brian Altano

New Edition Coming Soon!Grammar Without the Teacher comprises a technique that uses a ‘flipped classroom’ or reverse instruction as a method to enhance the learning of English grammar. However, instead of utilizing video, as many flipped classrooms do, I have had a web-enhanced course devised and co...

The Beatles and the Resurgence of Western Art Music

Author(s): Mark Lanter

Who’s music will endure when looking back to the 20th Century 250 years from now?  Will there be a composer comparable to Beethoven, Mozart, or Bach? Looking back to the 20th century the names in the Classical Music world Century would include Stravinsky, Bartok, Debussy, Schoenberg, and Stockhausen...

American Government and Public Policy Today: Origins, Institution, and Modern Democracies: Texas Edition

Author(s): Glynn E Newman

American Government and Public Policy Today is a turn-key online course package that introduce students to American national government, providing a broad-based introduction to the concepts and institutions that shape politics in the United States.  It focuses on four major areas: the Constitution a...

Introducing Communication: A Digital Learning Experience

Author(s): Matthew Barton, Jonathan Holiman

New Third Edition Now Available! A groundbreaking publication unlike others on the market, Introducing Communication: A Digital Learning Experience provides an immersive multimedia introduction to the dynamic field of communication.  The turn-key course package promotes active learning and indepe...

Rehearsing in the Zone: A Practical Guide to Rehearsing without a Director

Author(s): Maria Cominis Glaudini

New Third Edition Now Available! Rehearsals can be challenging without a director. Students are required to rehearse independently with their scene partner but often not taught the tools of how to rehearse. Without a leader, actors often don’t know what to accomplish in rehearsal and end up ac...