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Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
Author(s): Daniel C Johnson
Musical Explorations: Fundamentals through Experience is a music fundamentals text with a fundamental difference; it offers an innovative approach to the rudiments of music theory from an experiential and interactive perspective.
This text is written for both general survey courses and rudimentary music theory classes. It presents fundamental terms and concepts with suggestions for engaging and interactive classroom activities, designed to have students learn the fundamentals of music through experience.
Author(s): Teri Bingham
Teaching Texas: A Complete and Practical Approach to Understanding and Applying the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) TExES is a hands-on guide for preservice teachers to prepare for the TExES examination. The publication integrates real-life scenario-based questions, tips, theory, and additional invaluable information for the preservice teacher to analyze situations and make professional decisions.
Teaching Texas by Teri Bingham (West Texas A&M University):
The Exercise Physiology, Study Guide, Workbook, & Lab Manual offers students an all-inclusive resource to help navigate an Advanced Exercise Physiology course. The 7th edition of this text offers a well-organized and easy to follow guide through a two semester course which focuses on system-based exercise physiology (semester one) and clinical and applied applications related to the field (semester two). The text is organized into two main Sections, with five primary Units in section one and four in section two.
Author(s): Marcus Tanner
Many students are choosing interdisciplinary degrees as a way to explore and study multiple interests or one area of interest from multiple perspectives and often apply that learning in new and unique ways. Students love how the new Introduction to Integrative Studies text provides a foundation for learning in an interdisciplinary program!
College Algebra with Current Interesting Applications and Facts provides students the opportunity to experience and work on activities that model real-world situations by integrating application problems based on current, realistic situations and topics interesting to college-age students.
An Introduction to Geography from a Christian World View surveys geography from a regional and human perspective.
For forty-five years and sixteen editions, Air Transportation was the passion of Bob Kane. Now, Professors Steve Adams and Don Gallion have picked up and carried Kane’s work into a new streamlined edition that takes a more holistic approach to air transportation. The 17th edition broadens the scope to focus on the operation of the industry and the interdependence of its components. We hope you find it to be an easy-to-read overview of the fundamentals of air transportation, including:
Author(s): Colleen Harrington
The relationship between the community and the criminal justice system is an essential foundation for the protection of the community and the rights of each individual. This relationship has been challenging through history and remains so. The intricacies of the criminal justice system and community relationship are explored in this textbook. The significance of the historical treatment of marginalized groups is a foundation for understanding the challenges and tensions that remain.