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Guide to Becoming a Physician is geared toward anyone who thinks they want to be a physician and helps bring to light aspects to consider at each step along the way. It’s written with the beginner in mind with the hope that it will serve as an informative guide to help these individuals decide if it’s a pathway they want to pursue and if they do, how to navigate each stage. Most chapters include worksheets to help individuals apply the material to their life.
Author(s): Randall Eggert
Every known language has words that are taboo, that speakers aren't supposed to say. Yet these very words are said; simply put, people swear. In This Book is Taboo: An Introduction to Linguistics through Swearing, rather than condemning swearing or the people who swear, Randall Eggert applies the tools of linguistics, the scientific study of language, to understand how swearing functions in language--and in speakers. In an engaging and often playful manner, this textbook investigates swear words from many directions:
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.
Author(s): Michael McCoy
For scholars, the eight decades that separate the close of the War for Independence from the Outbreak of the Civil War represent some of the most storied—and most studied—years in the narrative of American history. Equally important were the changes that accompanied the nation’s transition to capitalism, including the decade-over-decade growth of population; the cityward and westward movements of people; the rise of industry, the expansion of commercial agriculture, and revolutionary means of moving goods and people around an expanding republic. These were also troubled decades, marked by u
Author(s): Laurie Kubicek
Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California
Author(s): Steven Witt
Our educational world is in a constant battle. Teachers race through the day in an attempt to race to the top. They struggle for quality time with their students and are constantly being second guessed by politicians and parents. School days are organized around assessments and punctuated by frequent interruptions.
Opportunities: Transforming Educational Research and Teaching Practices is a learning journey for all teachers and educational leaders who want to transform their practice.
Author(s): Andrew L. Shim
Exploring the Field of Kinesiology has the resources that students need to obtain and survive a promising career in the field of kinesiology. This textbook assists students in determining their goals, and in selecting the right specialization or field of study. Beginning with the identification of kinesiology, this text invites students to look at the different career opportunities that are within this field and aids in preparation for their early career.
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.
Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank are available as part of the fully integrated ancillaries. These ancillaries are designed to meet student learning objectives.
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: