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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:
Author(s): Yinong Chen
Introduction to Programming Languages: Programming in C, C++, Scheme, Prolog, C#, and Python takes a balanced approach to teaching programming paradigms, principles, and the language mechanisms while focusing on language constructs and programming skills. It is intended for a course where students have already completed a basic computer science course and have learned a high-level programming language like C, C++, or Java.
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In the first edition of The Administration and Supervision of Special Programs in Education (2001), Gwen Schroth and Mark Littleton wrote:
Author(s): Laurel Anderson
Dancing in Today’s World: Effects of Socialization on the Child, Family, and Community leads readers on a journey that examines the effects of socialization. Each chapter is filled with opportunities to write reflective thoughts to better understand the material and apply it to the reader’s own life and profession.
Author(s): Melissa Gutschall
Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resources, study guides and experiential activities. Course management is made simple with organization, clarity, and the availability of resources in one document and student engagement is promoted with the use of hands-on activities and discussions.
Author(s): Leonard Kravitz
Anybody’s Guide to Total Fitness, 12th edition, is a definitive blend of cutting-edge scientific research and reliable practical applications for creating an optimal health, fitness and wellness lifestyle. The text offers personalized instruction on how to customize exercise programs for high intensity interval training (HIIT), indoor cycling, aerobic kickboxing, circuit training, boot camp programs, and aquatic workouts. The 12th edition introduces the original science-based Peripheral Heart Action (PHA) training method and 2 PHA workouts.
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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Criminal Justice in America: Crime Control and Due Process goes in-depth about the history of the criminal justice system, policing in America, police behavior, the court system, prisons, capital punishment, and more.
Author(s): Gregory Gellene
This laboratory manual is designed to be paired with the General Chemistry component of a GOB course which annually enrolls about 1000 mostly pre-nursing and agricultural science students at Texas Tech University. Each experiment has six distinct components: Introduction, About the Experiment, Pre-laboratory Questions, Procedure, Data/Analysis, and Post-Laboratory Questions. General and specific safety considerations are collectively enumerated just prior to the procedure and re-emphasized within the procedure where they apply.