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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): 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): Mark Letourneau
English Linguistics: An Introduction is an e-book offering an advanced introduction for upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses. At just over 200 pages, it is meant to be completed in one-semester courses which present the core areas of the discipline: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. It includes two prefatory chapters which answer the questions “What is language?” and “What is linguistics?”
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): Robert Petrausch
This book provides a LASER proprietary blueprint for professionals to prepare, deliver, and win high-stakes presentations in the age of speed. This book focuses on the demands that the age of speed exerts on professionals and has the tools, brainstorming strategies, and methods to wow and win audiences with new ideas, powerful stories, checklists, and innovative approaches to fast-track a presentation.
This text includes samples of high-stakes presentations, checklists, and chapter summaries that are easy to remember and follow.
Author(s): James R. Bagley, C. Matthew Lee
Laboratory Experiences in Exercise Physiology guides students through engaging lab activities, teaching advanced concepts with clarity and approachability. This book includes step-by-step lab procedures, practical applications, historical perspectives, and an Electronic Lab Report System (eLabs) that streamlines assessment for Instructors. This material is intended to demonstrate and reinforce concepts in undergraduate Exercise Physiology curriculum. The unique eLabs offer Instructors the ability to conduct many labs virtually.
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): Viki S Fecas, Michele Campagna, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): Kenneth Thompson, DAVID STRUTTON
You engage perpetually in marketing. Regardless of what you do or eventually do for a living or with your life, you are a marketer.
Do you want more power, influence, and success; all the result of your own ethically and socially responsible behaviors, of course?
Your ability or lack of ability to market yourself and your ideas well will change the arc of your professional and personal life for better or worse. You need to fully learn marketing—from scratch. Imagine how much could be lost if you don’t.