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Theatre Arts: An Interdisciplinary Approach offers modules in four major categories: Ideas, Stories, Enactment and Realization. Within these categories, you will discover subtopics like creativity, actors and blocking. At first glance, there seems to be a wide variety of concepts listed under these categories. Some, like auditions and casting, are obviously part of creating theatre while others, such as gaming, might seem like distant relatives.
Author(s): Han Liu
As the open education movement has been blooming for more than a decade in PK-12 education, digital media for teaching and learning manifested in OERs (Open Educational Resources) have increased exponentially in quantity, variety, and more pedagogically sound designs along with emerging cutting-edge technology. Teachers in early childhood education integrate digital media on a daily basis for their classroom instruction and assigned student learning activities at home or in other digital environments.
Author(s): Jude Thaddeus Socrates
Linear Algebra is a powerful tool that allows scientists to model physical phenomena and efficiently solve the systems of equations that arise from them. It is essential to almost every field of mathematics, such as geometry, topology, number theory, and abstract algebra. As such, it is not only computationally useful, with applications in data science, quantum mechanics, statistics, computer science, and all branches of engineering, but it also a great opportunity for the student to explore the beauty and elegance of mathematics.
Author(s): Larry Udry
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Author(s): JoAnn Rawley
Analytical Reasoning Skills for Success in Business and Life is a practical, compelling overview of situations in life that require the use of mathematics for successful decision making. This text uses the TI BAII financial calculator as a resource to replace the use of tables and complex formulas. A basic understanding of algebra is a prerequisite.
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.
This book is intended for an introductory geology class for non-science majors. The seven chapters (minerals, rocks, geologic history, earthquakes and geologic hazard maps) in this textbook provide the fundamentals of a 15-week introductory geology laboratory course. The homework chapters on plate tectonics, the rock cycle and topographic maps may be used as review or introduction to digitally delivered lab assignments on these topics. Optimally, this manual is used in conjunction with digitally delivered assignments and local field trips.
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