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Author(s): N Carolina Central Physical Education
This reader-friendly course balances theoretical concepts and labs. It is a practical approach that helps the student build a solid foundation for:
Author(s): Frank Primiani
Processing the Law: A Holistic Approach uses the case study approach to teach textbook concepts. It gives students a total immersive experience in learning not only how the law functions in society, but also what it feels like to resolve a conflict or dispute in a work setting.
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.
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.
Author(s): Adam B Lawrence
In recent years, there has been increasing concern that Americans are becoming more and more apathetic about government. The number of people who turn out to vote has declined. People are volunteering less, and being less active citizens of their communities and their government. Yet, the role of government in peoples’ lives has increased significantly.
Author(s): Virginia Cashion
The central premise of Lifespan 360: Christian Perspectives on Human Development is to examine the human being from conception to death while focusing on the biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur throughout the lifespan. As a research-centered book, it may serve as a core text that draws upon the methods and key principles of several fields in psychology in terms of their application to childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying.
Author(s): Joyce Bowling
Research tells us that the teacher has the ability to make the difference in reading instruction, students’ reading ability, and also make a difference in the lives of their students. High-powered teachers are effective teachers who make a difference. They are also life-long learners who reflect, make decisions, and plan purposeful assessments, design authentic instruction, and engage their students in strategically planned collaborative activities that are designed to meet the needs of all of their students.
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