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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): 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): Carl Campbell
Readers of Earth in Space and Time will become more critical interpreters of scientific ideas related to the Earth and will therefore make informed decisions in the future. The publication uses a “story book” format that starts at the beginning of everything and moves step-by-step to current times. Suitable for non-science majors who want to fulfill their science requirement, students will learn the integral role that earth science has in everything we produce, manufacture, and consume. The publication includes online resource links, figures, photos, and charts.
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Sixth Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
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!
Biochemistry and Cell Biology features:
Author(s): Helen K Wise
Gender, Race, Class provides a sociological overview of the impact of systems of inequality on populations in the United States. In particular, the book highlights how systems of inequality perpetuate themselves over generations and results in greater economic, gender, racial, and ethnic disparity. Designed for students to explore the deeper cultural and structural understanding of race, class, and gender, the text seeks to provide an appreciation for diversity and recognition of intersectionality.
Life /Death…dipping our toes in the water…, 2nd edition, authored by Bonnie Luft and Regina Easley-Young, is written in a practical and useful format with the hopes that it will provide beneficial and insightful information about the one universal experience that we all will share…death. This book is not intended to be merely a textbook that contains facts to memorize. Rather, it is aimed at assisting the learner with the adventure of exploring not only this engaging field of study, but also the adventure of exploring his or her own life. As such, it
Calculus: Concepts & Computation
This book presents the essential calculus material using a traditional approach and organization of the canonical collection of concepts. The writing style is clear and concise, oriented toward students’ understanding, and augmented by numerous figures, drawings, animations (movies), and lecture videos.
Designed to fuse a unique balance of theory and application, Nonverbal Communication for a Lifetime translates academic material based on sound research and theory into meaningful applications for the reader to utilize throughout life.
The publication extends learning activities by including What Would You Do vignettes that provide a challenge or dilemma involving nonverbal communication, then pose a question to the reader as to how he/she would handle the situation
Author(s): Christopher Cronin
Written by a practicing forensic psychologist and university professor, Forensic Psychology: An Applied Approach introduces the reader to the practice of forensic psychology. Forensic Psychology offers the reader a broad overview of the many opportunities available to forensic psychologists.