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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.
Author(s): Adetokunbo Fatoke
Accepting Greatness: Planning for Success on Your College Journey introduces and prepares students for college. This textbook was designed to be a step-by-step guide to encourage, support, and motivate students as they matriculate though the first semester of their college journey. A tool for entering and retuning students, the chapters in this textbook offers an innovative approach to student development though life skills, study strategies, and methods for overcoming obstacles.
Author(s): Crystal Etzel
How does one become a competent public speaker?
Public Speaking teachers have been asking this question for a very long time. There are many answers to this question. The answer this book chooses is The Progymnasmata.
Author(s): Laurel Anderson
Dancing in Today’s World: Effects of Socialization on the Child, Family, and Community leads readers on a journey that examines the effects of socialization. Each chapter is filled with opportunities to write reflective thoughts to better understand the material and apply it to the reader’s own life and profession.
Author(s): Douglas Peterson
This textbook provides an overview of current international business patterns and the laws surrounding such patterns, with an emphasis on what makes them different from domestic ones. A significant force underlying the internationalization of the world economy has been the rapid, sustained growth of international business, both in the traditional form of international trade and in the newer forms of multinational, global, and transnational business.
Author(s): Julie Ledbetter
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Author(s): Melissa Gutschall
Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resources, study guides and experiential activities. Course management is made simple with organization, clarity, and the availability of resources in one document and student engagement is promoted with the use of hands-on activities and discussions.
Author(s): Carl Campbell
Readers of Earth in Space and Time will become more critical interpreters of scientific ideas related to the Earth and will therefore make informed decisions in the future. The publication uses a “story book” format that starts at the beginning of everything and moves step-by-step to current times. Suitable for non-science majors who want to fulfill their science requirement, students will learn the integral role that earth science has in everything we produce, manufacture, and consume. The publication includes online resource links, figures, photos, and charts.
Author(s): Drew Curtis, Leslie Kelley
For over a century, movies and media have promoted myths of psychopathology and normalcy that have been absorbed into our daily perception.
Abnormal Psychology: Myths of ‘Crazy’ challenges students to reconsider the ideas they have concerning myths of “crazy” and how these ideas developed.
Author(s): Lydia Andrade
Governing is a challenging activity and was not meant to be easy. In the American republic, the struggle to find common ground is a constant challenge. The making of the Constitution and its structured conflicts between the states and the national government along with the establishment of political parties have triggered conflict in the United States for two and a quarter centuries. Considering American Government: A Reader, by Lydia M. Andrade and James W. Riddlesperger Jr, attempts to position struggle and competition in a contemporary context.