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Author(s): Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein
Can we envision U.S. democratic politics in ways that both respect and transcend difference lines? In our response we draw from our own experiences and our own politics-regardless of whether clearly defined.
For many, visual imagery, especially film, has been a significant contributor to the socialization of the self and a tool for understanding our world and our politics.
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners is a complete course in academic speaking and listening for advanced ESL students. This text mimics introductory level college courses and prepares students for future academic careers.
Features of Discovery English include:
The Historical Geology Workbook is written with students and lab instructors in mind. This fifth iteration connects students directly into each activity, and encourages them to broaden their knowledge by utilizing additional resources (i.e., textbooks and websites). The workbook focuses on more direct observations and more opportunities to solve problems like “real” geologists.
Throughout history, one can make connections to sustainability through the interpretation of a simple three-legged stool. Each leg represents a tenet of sustainability: environmental resilience, economic responsibility, social justice. In order for the stool to be stable, each leg must be the same length; if one or more legs is shorter than the others, the stool will wobble, becoming unstable. This is a familiar scenario throughout history, the Earth's inhabitants taking advantage of the environment and each other for economic gain.
Author(s): Linda Dawn Lukas
This practically focused textbook cuts through the fluff to cover the core skills and knowledge needed for effective reading and writing. With chapters on the writing process, paragraphs, evaluating and incorporating research results, the structure of arguments, and the rhetorical patterns of development, students have effective, scaffold instruction in all the basic elements of reading and composition at a college level.