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Author(s): David Betounes, Mylan Redfern
NOTE: This version of the authors’ calculus book was previously titled: “Calculus: Concepts & Calculations.” It is identical to the authors’ present title: Calculus, but has in addition the Maple code and Special-Purpose Maple procedures to produce the animations and figures that are an essential dynamic part of the book. While the Maple code in this book is unobtrusive and may be ignored when reading, some instructors and students may prefer not to have it.
Author(s): Pamela Davis Hopkins, Holly J Payne, Patric Spence
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
Author(s): Gregg Twietmeyer
Many students come into sports ethics courses with no previous exposure to academic philosophy. As a result, students no longer have basic philosophic literacy.
The NEW Third Edition of Fundamentals of Sports Ethics sets a serious philosophic foundation upon which readers can engage sport ethics. The book introduces basic philosophic contents that far too often sport philosophers take for granted and with which students struggle.
Gregg Twietmeyer’s Fundamentals of Sports Ethics:
Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki
Gangs, 2nd edition, specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as new topics not found in any of the competing books in the marketplace. In addition to the traditional overview of gang history and topics (corrections, law and law enforcement), Gangs, 2nd edition, includes areas omitted or not extensively covered in other gang textbooks: Gangs and Mental Illness; Gangs and Native Americans; Entrepreneurship, Finances, and Gangs; The World of Sports, Athletes; Gangs, Gangs in the U.S.
Author(s): Brent D Ruben, Lea Stewart
A knowledge of human behavior helps us understand ourselves, our actions, our motives, our feelings, and our aspirations…
Communication and Human Behavior portrays a broad and colorful landscape of the field, outlines the history of communication study, and focuses on communication as a basic life process that is necessary to our lives as individuals and to our relationships, groups, organizations, cultures, and societies.
Communication and Human Behavior by Brent Ruben and Lea Stewart:
Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland
Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.
Author(s): Andrew Baldwin
After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.
Author(s): Mark Knapp, William Earnest, Darrin Griffin, Matthew McGlone
The emergence of social media, the digital revolution, and the today’s political climate have all brought renewed attention to deception as a human communication phenomenon.
Lying and Deception in Human Interaction presents deception from a variety of perspectives. The text primarily focuses on the communication process while blending in concepts and references that touch on many important areas of study across the humanities and social sciences.
Author(s): George F McHendry Jr., M. Elizabeth Thorpe, Jessica A. Kurr, James L Golden, Goodwin Berquist, William Coleman, James M Sproule
Building upon a rich legacy, the new edition of The Rhetoric of Western Thought provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of rhetoric from its inception in the ancient world, to its present day expression in contemporary practice and scholarship.
The 11th edition gives deliberate attention to the voices, bodies, and humans that are too often forgotten or silenced in the history of rhetoric.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.