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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.
Wellness is a comprehensive term used to describe the influence of multiple aspects which contribute to one’s overall well-being including the physical, mental, social, occupational etc. Also, other areas, Such as nutritional, spiritual, financial, and emotional components, also impact our ability to develop a holistic wellness.
Author(s): Deborah Scaggs
Kaleidoscope: Shaping Language, Shaping Identity focuses on “academic discourse,” the kind of thinking, reading, and writing expected at university. Intended to speak directly to inexperienced and underprepared student writers, this text introduces students to a number of genres that are typical at college or university with emphasis on creating thoughtful, purposeful, independent writers.
Author(s): Adam B Lawrence
In recent years, there has been increasing concern that Americans are becoming more and more apathetic about government. The number of people who turn out to vote has declined. People are volunteering less, and being less active citizens of their communities and their government. Yet, the role of government in peoples’ lives has increased significantly.
Author(s): LaKeita Carter
Reflecting Humanity by La Keita Carter helps to develop a clear understanding of, not only the context, but also the difference between race and ethnicity. The text tackles social issues and movements Americans have been exposed to in recent years and the history of their origins. An important aspect of societal movements is culture and the identity and privilege that lies within it.
Author(s): Virginia Cashion
The central premise of Lifespan 360: Christian Perspectives on Human Development is to examine the human being from conception to death while focusing on the biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur throughout the lifespan. As a research-centered book, it may serve as a core text that draws upon the methods and key principles of several fields in psychology in terms of their application to childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying.
Introduction to the Global Economy is first and foremost an economics textbook. It assumes that the reader has had little or no formal exposure to the economics discipline. It is designed as a core curriculum text. The purpose of Introduction to the Global Economy is to:
Author(s): Joyce Bowling
Research tells us that the teacher has the ability to make the difference in reading instruction, students’ reading ability, and also make a difference in the lives of their students. High-powered teachers are effective teachers who make a difference. They are also life-long learners who reflect, make decisions, and plan purposeful assessments, design authentic instruction, and engage their students in strategically planned collaborative activities that are designed to meet the needs of all of their students.
Author(s): Robert Smith
Theatre: Its Nature, Its Variety, Its Development is laid out in a nontraditional format for introductory theatre courses. The nature of theatre is difficult enough to understand without imposing a 2,500 year barrier to that process. Accordingly, this text starts with an understanding of the nature of theatre in our own time. After students have a solid understanding of the nature of theatre and significant awareness of the variety of theatre, then they will be better equipped to begin studying theatre in its historical context.