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Author(s): John Gerhold
Music is a language. And, like most languages, it has a written form and an audible form.
Nearly everyone can speak and understand their native language, but not everyone can read and write it as well as they would like. Many musicians "play by ear;' meaning they can listen to music and then recreate it using an instrument or their voice. Quite often such musicians can be very skilled at this process, and yet still not understand or be able to use the music notation system.
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.
A current, thorough, conversational, and scientifically sound resource on meteorology.
A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology presents basic principles that enable students to gain a “thorough possession” of the underlying scientific principles of meteorology and to be able to think critically about them. This text shows how fundamental concepts fit together to form a conceptual pyramid that explains how the atmosphere really works. It shows students how to apply the concepts learned by offering examples based on real weather data.
Author(s): Brad DeRoche
An Introduction to Art Music takes readers through the world of art music–AKA “classical” music–from basic terminology to periods, styles and composers. Written by a music educator rather than a musicologist, it presents information in a way that is accessible to the novice learner but should also be interesting to the more experienced music listener. Music is presented within a larger context: every section of the chronology begins with an introduction to what is happening in the world, to major artists of the time, and to literary and artistic movements.
Author(s): JoAnn Rawley
Analytical Reasoning Skills for Success in Business and Life is a practical, compelling overview of situations in life that require the use of mathematics for successful decision making. This text uses the TI BAII financial calculator as a resource to replace the use of tables and complex formulas. A basic understanding of algebra is a prerequisite.
Author(s): Delia Montesinos
Avanzando: Lengua y cultura is the intermediate-level continuation of Conectando con mi herencia: Lengua y cultura, an introductory book for heritage learners of Spanish. Like its predecessor, Avanzando takes into account that these learners live in an environment in which another language is dominant and that they have been exposed to varying degrees of Spanish.
Author(s): Niaz Khan
New Second Edition Now Available!
In addition to explaining straightforwardly the nuances of creating and delivering noteworthy speeches, the new second edition of Be Heard: Public Speaking for College and Career takes it to the next level—describing the procedures in a more up-to-date manner for verbal and nonverbal communication for a range of listeners—including online and multicultural audiences.
Author(s): TC Stuwe
Become the Higher Learner: Your Guide to Success at Salt Lake Community College was written for college success, or first year experience (FYE), courses with college-level learning outcome objectives. This text was conceived and developed by a practicing educator credentialed in higher education and with decades of experience both teaching and writing for publication.