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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.
Author(s): Jeffrey R Knott, Wayne Henderson, Patricia Butcher
This book is intended for an introductory geology class for non-science majors. The seven chapters (minerals, rocks, geologic history, earthquakes and geologic hazard maps) in this textbook provide the fundamentals of a 15-week introductory geology laboratory course. The homework chapters on plate tectonics, the rock cycle and topographic maps may be used as review or introduction to digitally delivered lab assignments on these topics. Optimally, this manual is used in conjunction with digitally delivered assignments and local field trips.
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.
Author(s): Courtland Lewis, Timothy Dick
Medical Ethics: The 16 Week Consult is designed to dispel the myth that it is intolerant and rude to criticize others moral positions and actions, and it will achieve its goal by carefully teaching students how to critically analyze moral reasoning, especially how it relates to common cases that arise during the practice of medicine.
Author(s): Jon Michael Fox, Ronni Lea Fox
Exploring the Nature of Creativity provides an introduction to creativity for the curious, the uninitiated, the students of beginning classes, and all other interested persons beginning their inquiry into the field of creativity research. Conversational knowledge is not easily gleaned from formal research writing and academic formats—this text simplifies and condenses the research available in the field so that the average freshman student will feel comfortable in exploring it further.
Author(s): Frank Primiani
Processing the Law: A Holistic Approach uses the case study approach to teach textbook concepts. It gives students a total immersive experience in learning not only how the law functions in society, but also what it feels like to resolve a conflict or dispute in a work setting.