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Author(s): Delia Montesinos
Avanzando: Lengua y cultura is the intermediate-level continuation of Conectando con mi herencia: Lengua y cultura, an introductory book for heritage learners of Spanish. Like its predecessor, Avanzando takes into account that these learners live in an environment in which another language is dominant and that they have been exposed to varying degrees of Spanish.
Exploring the Nature of Creativity provides an introduction to creativity for the curious, the uninitiated, the students of beginning classes, and all other interested persons beginning their inquiry into the field of creativity research. Conversational knowledge is not easily gleaned from formal research writing and academic formats—this text simplifies and condenses the research available in the field so that the average freshman student will feel comfortable in exploring it further.
Introduction to the Global Economy is first and foremost an economics textbook. It assumes that the reader has had little or no formal exposure to the economics discipline. It is designed as a core curriculum text. The purpose of Introduction to the Global Economy is to:
Author(s): Virginia Cashion
The central premise of Lifespan 360: Christian Perspectives on Human Development is to examine the human being from conception to death while focusing on the biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur throughout the lifespan. As a research-centered book, it may serve as a core text that draws upon the methods and key principles of several fields in psychology in terms of their application to childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying.
Author(s): Joyce Bowling
Research tells us that the teacher has the ability to make the difference in reading instruction, students’ reading ability, and also make a difference in the lives of their students. High-powered teachers are effective teachers who make a difference. They are also life-long learners who reflect, make decisions, and plan purposeful assessments, design authentic instruction, and engage their students in strategically planned collaborative activities that are designed to meet the needs of all of their students.
Author(s): KIMBERLY H. JOHNSON
The goal of Beginners Relaxation Exercise is to help the yoga beginner learn the basics of this activity for the physical, mental, and relaxation benefits gained from the poses, breathwork, and meditation of yoga.
Author(s): James M Smith
This edition of Geography of International Affairs has benefited from the questions, suggestions and opinions of many students over the last two years. The text framework integrates space, place, region and ecological issues into the study of classical problems of conflict and cooperation among states. Yet the text interweaves the complexities of globalization processes into the course, as these trends have key impacts that can profoundly influence the relations between people and places at all scales.
Zombies aren’t real. To our knowledge, there are no secret government laboratories working on creating or defeating the zombie menace, but if such laboratories are ever created then sign us up to be the earth’s last, best hope.