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Author(s): Lucian Xinan Lu
The process of real-life communication is dynamic and complex. Learn why and how so many prominent communication theories do not square off well with the complexity of real-life communication, including the Uncertainty Reduction Theory, the Communication Accommodation Theory, the Hyperpersonal Perspective, the Face Negotiation Theory, the Speech Codes Theory, to name just a few.
Author(s): William A Donohue
Communication is like a
card game that resembles Texas Hold-em.
William Donohue, author of Card
Talk: Winning Communication Games compares communication with the
high-stakes poker card game, Texas Hold-em.
Instead of card games with playing
cards people play Talk Games with Talk Cards. Whenever someone crafts a message
by talking, writing, calling, or texting someone, they frame that message from
the role they are playing in relation to the other person (a Talk Game).
Health and Fitness: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle provides a comprehensive look at health education for undergraduate students. This introductory text provides frank discussions of critical issues and helps you create a solid foundation for your students to make healthy behavioral choices.
Health and Fitness incorporates a variety of in-class and notebook activities into the text. Illustrations and photos add to the learning experience.
Author(s): Thomas E Larson
Modern Sounds: The Artistry of Contemporary Jazz is a storybook approach on the journey, the musicians, and the music that has been created in the pursuit of artistic achievement over the half century. Modern Sounds picks up where most jazz textbooks leave off. This is a complete documentation of contemporary jazz.
Teaching Elementary Music creates cross-curricular transfers between music concepts and language arts, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and science. This text provides the elementary classroom teacher with a vast toolbox of contemporary approaches using clear, relevant, and practical strategies. Teaching Elementary Music may also serve as a supplemental resource for general music teachers, providing examples of how to best implement integration with integrity.
Author(s): Elizabeth A Applegate
Nutrition Basics is a reader for non-major nutrition courses taught at the introductory level. A minimum of scientific terminology is used so the book fits all levels of students. A wide array of nutrition topics are covered from basics about fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and energy metabolism, to popular topics regarding weight loss and supplements. Practical information included also makes this book enjoyable for students and everyone who is interested in improving their health.
Author(s): Frank Pickard
"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..." William Shakespeare
Theatre Arts: Fundamental Theory & Practice is an easy to read, comprehensive textbook for both majors and non-majors. It offers a basic, solid understanding of the history, theory, and application of the art of theatre. Many of the different aspects of theatre arts are applicable to anyone's life, regardless of educational and professional aspirations.