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Invitation to Political Science is an introductory textbook that combines philosophical, historical, and institutional approaches to the discipline of political science. It is tailored to freshmen and sophomores majoring or minoring in political science.
The first edition of Invitation to Political Science:
Author(s): Michael Jolly
Until very recently it was possible to believe that we were living in a new world in which the economic problems of the past had little or no relevance. The subprime mortgage crisis of 2008, along with the subsequent ‘Great Recession’ and sovereign debt crisis, shattered this complacency.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
The study of tax law can be an intimidating task. Nevertheless, students wil find that being proficient in tax law can be very rewarding and prepares students for valuable career opportunities as accounting, tax advisors, and business consultants. Once a student understands the organization of the Internal Revenue Code and the overall method of determining an individual taxpayer's tax liability, learning the more complex parts of the tax law can be put in perspective and approached in a more structured manner.
Author(s): LaVerta Schmeling
Introduction to Business Math & Personal Finance gives students a brief look into the world of buying and selling merchandise for a business including trade and cash discount, and markup and markdown. It also provides some basic tools for calculating payroll deductions and other required employer payments including FICA and unemployment taxes.
The book also covers important personal finance information on topics such as simple and compound interest for loans and deposits, as well as installment payments and retirement accounts.
Preparatory General Chemistry: Framework for Success is designed to provide college students who are not yet ready for general chemistry with the skills, content, and resources that are proven effective for achieving success in college chemistry courses. This workbook takes students step-by-step in learning effective strategies to support their journey into STEM majors.
About Music: Critical Listening Skills explains the fascinating aspects of the fundamentals of sound, how musical instruments work, the mechanics of hearing, and how we neurologically process the musical sounds we make. Add to that the way music and sound is recorded, manipulated, and stored, and a whole new way to observe our craft has been revealed in this text. Often these fundamental aspects of music are overlooked or ignored in a curriculum of study of music and music teaching. It is a fascinating trip through the science of acoustics.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.
Author(s): Tara Wilson
The purpose of Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook is to serve not only as a resource but also as a place to practice running records. This workbook is intended to help students understand the literacy assessments better in a to-the-point type style. Therefore, this workbook is divided into five practical sections, as well as blank pages at the back to take notes.
Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook features: