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Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Author(s): Carol Saltsgaver
Real-World Statistics was written for all college majors who have completed at least an intermediate algebra as well as a geometry course. The text contains many examples and exercises from a wide variety of statistical applications, making it appropriate for many different disciplines.
Author(s): Carrie Cuttler
The 3rd edition of A Student Guide to SPSS provides easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to compute introductory and advanced statistics using one of the most popular statistical software programs in psychology, business, education, and other social sciences. Written in a non-intimidating, easy to read language, this guide is suitable for individuals with little to no experience using statistical software.
Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.
Author(s): Teri Bingham
Teaching Texas: A Complete and Practical Approach to Understanding and Applying the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) TExES is a hands-on guide for preservice teachers to prepare for the TExES examination. The publication integrates real-life scenario-based questions, tips, theory, and additional invaluable information for the preservice teacher to analyze situations and make professional decisions.
Teaching Texas by Teri Bingham (West Texas A&M University):