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Biochemistry and Cell Biology: The Science of Life provides an overview of the chemical and biological processes associated with life. Chapter topics include Biochemical Pathways, Enzymes, Mitosis, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, and more!
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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:
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): Adetokunbo Fatoke
Accepting Greatness: Planning for Success on Your College Journey introduces and prepares students for college. This textbook was designed to be a step-by-step guide to encourage, support, and motivate students as they matriculate though the first semester of their college journey. A tool for entering and retuning students, the chapters in this textbook offers an innovative approach to student development though life skills, study strategies, and methods for overcoming obstacles.
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): Deborah Scaggs
Kaleidoscope: Shaping Language, Shaping Identity focuses on “academic discourse,” the kind of thinking, reading, and writing expected at university. Intended to speak directly to inexperienced and underprepared student writers, this text introduces students to a number of genres that are typical at college or university with emphasis on creating thoughtful, purposeful, independent writers.
Author(s): Malik Simba
The goal of Black Marxism and American Constitutionalism: From the Colonial Background through the Ascendancy of Barack Obama and the Dilemma of Black Lives Matter is so students, teachers, professors, and laypersons become more intellectually enhanced and historically enlightened. By examining the United States Supreme Court and its decisions on race through a theoretical lens, students are able to use this history as a compass to explore and compare other social categories such as gender and class.
Exploring the Nature of Creativity provides an introduction to creativity for the curious, the uninitiated, the students of beginning classes, and all other interested persons beginning their inquiry into the field of creativity research. Conversational knowledge is not easily gleaned from formal research writing and academic formats—this text simplifies and condenses the research available in the field so that the average freshman student will feel comfortable in exploring it further.