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Event Management Blueprint: Creating and Managing Successful Sports Events

Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells

Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sport...

Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It

Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina

New Ninth Edition Now Available!The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology pro...

Applied Freshwater Stream Ecology

Author(s): THOMAS SHAHADY

Applied Freshwater Ecology explains the study of water quality in a river system. It begins in the field of applied science showing how information is acquired and disseminated. Turning to understanding of the stream system, the book explains the unique properties of water and streams in the landsca...

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Peter Daempfle

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curric...

Native American College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, Larry Gauthier

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 E...

Criminal Justice Research Methods

Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys

Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possi...

Women, Minorities and Criminal Justice: A Multicultural Intersectionality Approach

Author(s): Carla Miller Coates, Moneque Walker-Pickett

Women, Minorities, and Criminal Justice takes a hard look at crime, justice, and the criminal justice system through the lens of gender, race, sexuality, and their intersections. Dialogue about minorities in criminal justice is currently one of the most talked about issues in a variety of social and...

Prioritizing the Victim: The 21st Century Transformation of Victimology

Author(s): Debra Stanley, Heather Pfeifer, Gabriela Wasileski, Tracy Tamborra

This book is written for the new generations of brave souls who have and will continue to step into the shoes of the former leaders, activists, scholars, and victim service providers. It is vital to the future of victimology and all the future crime victims that the next generation be as brave and f...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...

Infusing Equity & Cultural Competence into Teacher Development

Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Joseph B Cuseo

As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.Infusing Diversity & Cultural Competence into Teacher...