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We invite you to partake on an exciting learning journey related to public health theory, practice, policy making and research in Canada and abroad that ranges from Alzheimer’s disease trends to the Zika virus pandemic (A-Z). You will discover on your learning adventure that public health care professionals and workers provide essential health care services for the prevention, promotion and restoration of health for diverse populations across the lifespan; which include public health nurses, physicians, epidemiologists, health promoters and infection control specialists to name but a few.
Author(s): Marcus Tanner
Many students are choosing interdisciplinary degrees as a way to explore and study multiple interests or one area of interest from multiple perspectives and often apply that learning in new and unique ways. Students love how the new Introduction to Integrative Studies text provides a foundation for learning in an interdisciplinary program!
Author(s): James Jakubow
Psychology: The Scientific Approach introduces students to the dynamic world of psychology. The publication examines the history and methodology of psychology, the basic factors of psychology, combining the basic functions of psychology, and people interacting with people.
Author(s): Earle Michael Young
Growth of the American Republic: Fundamental Concepts in U.S. Government & Politics essentially ‘catches up’ our woefully history-clueless students on the basic principles of government and citizenship…in essence, giving them a framework of understanding the ideas and history that influenced the founding of the United States of America.
Based on the author's 15 years of experience teaching at the community college level, the new third edition of Growth of the American Republic:
Author(s): LaVerta Schmeling
Introduction to Business Math & Personal Finance gives students a brief look into the world of buying and selling merchandise for a business including trade and cash discount, and markup and markdown. It also provides some basic tools for calculating payroll deductions and other required employer payments including FICA and unemployment taxes.
The book also covers important personal finance information on topics such as simple and compound interest for loans and deposits, as well as installment payments and retirement accounts.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
About Music: Critical Listening Skills explains the fascinating aspects of the fundamentals of sound, how musical instruments work, the mechanics of hearing, and how we neurologically process the musical sounds we make. Add to that the way music and sound is recorded, manipulated, and stored, and a whole new way to observe our craft has been revealed in this text. Often these fundamental aspects of music are overlooked or ignored in a curriculum of study of music and music teaching. It is a fascinating trip through the science of acoustics.