Search Results: 10 of 2006
Author(s): Barbara Breaden
Speaking to Persuade addresses controversy as a constructive social phenomenon. By framing persuasion as a cooperative act that relies on dialectical interchange between speakers and listeners, it provides a roadmap for achieving productive civic engagement in democratic societies.
This fourth edition once more translates theory into practice, first with its emphasis on invention and critical thinking to formulate ideas, and second by providing practice in the rhetorical canons, for example through
Being able to see is a prerequisite to drawing. Learning to see requires people to move past assumptions, drawing what they see and not what they think you see. Although this may seem like a simple concept, it can prove to be one of the more difficult challenges for the beginner. Beginning students must learn to look at their subject as though seeing it for the first time, without preconceived notions about what they “know” it looks like. This requires students to trust their eyes, allowing the eyes to inform the hand.
A Turn-Key Distance Learning Anatomy and Physiology Course
Course demos can be viewed at www.coastlearning.org
Now you can offer a distance learning anatomy and physiology course at your institution! Designed for a one-semester, distance learning, college level course, An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology by Coast Learning Systems provides a comprehensive survey of the discipline, including fundamental principles and concepts.
Author(s): Samantha Bell
Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy.
More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-actualization and ultimately to build confidence.
Communication is everywhere in our daily lives. Whether we are interacting with a friend or with a supervisor, in today’s society, the ability to communicate effectively is imperative.
Communicating in Your Personal, Professional & Public Lives covers a wide range of relevant topics that provide a solid foundation of communication studies and highlight the importance of communication in every aspect of our lives.
Author(s): Peter Daempfle
Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curriculum, with a sequence and depth of content valuable for the introductory student. Its unique story- and society-based approach brings forth collaborative discussion and improves student motivation to read and study further into the material.
General Psychology: The Science of the Mind is a state-of-the-art introduction to the field of psychology that is written to the interests and needs of today’s students.
More than just a textbook, General Psychology fuses a workbook within the framework of the text — encouraging students to not only be passive readers of psychology, but also active “doers” of psychology.
General Psychology: The Science of the Mind:
Good teachers have the desire and ability to accept the challenge of meeting the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom if they are provided with the appropriate knowledge and resources.
Author(s): John Chiego
The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation - each theme is described along a historical timeline.
Whether it is Music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music presented in The Musical Experience with a life moment - enhancing the experience!