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Author(s): Michael Slattery
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Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): Linsey Willis
In Developing Your Innate Abilities: Experiencing Assessment Center Exercises, students learn a great deal about:
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Practical English Grammar helps students think about how the English language is structured and how it works. The authors break down the basic elements of an English sentence, show students how the parts function, and give students the tools they need to parse and revise any sentence that they read or write.
Author(s): R. MICHAEL LATTA
Advertising Fundamentals: How to Create and Deploy Effective Ads discusses advertising as one of the most important elements of building a sustainable business model, as it provides the mechanism for attracting and retaining customers. The text ensures students achieve a concrete understanding of the “marketing mix” by dissecting the four elements of product, price, promotion, and place or distribution. Advertising profoundly influences society and the decisions people make, so the importance of ethics and social responsibility in advertising is also emphasized.
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.
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): MARK THOGERSON
This text grew from the need for a publication suitable for non-majors and freshman/sophomore natural resource majors that contained current information. Climate science is evolving as fast as the climate itself is changing. New ways of gathering data provide a rich resource, from satellite measurement of temperature at the tropopause to buoys that drift with the ocean currents while plumbing the depths to record temperature, salinity and chemical composition.
Author(s): DAVID BARRINGTON
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Undergraduate computer science students need to learn and use the mathematical method of abstraction, definition, and proof, perhaps even earlier than do mathematics students. They deal constantly with formally defined systems beyond those studied in mathematics courses, and must be able reason about them formally in order to write and understand programs.
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
Author(s): J.D. Dr. Michael L. Fox
The numbers of documents, e-mails, text messages, websites, photographs, social media posts, and blog articles created daily, in both personal and professional lives, are beyond legion.
In the legal world, as a microcosm of larger society, there is heavy focus these days on the discovery of electronically stored materials as information supportive of claims or defenses in a case, or otherwise informative during investigations.