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OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
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Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others.
Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
Author(s): Carrie Cuttler
The 3rd edition of A Student Guide to SPSS provides easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to compute introductory and advanced statistics using one of the most popular statistical software programs in psychology, business, education, and other social sciences. Written in a non-intimidating, easy to read language, this guide is suitable for individuals with little to no experience using statistical software.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
It is imperative that aviation businesses play an active role in fostering a positive business climate for both their home airport and other airports within the airspace system.
Author(s): Teri Bingham
Teaching Texas: A Complete and Practical Approach to Understanding and Applying the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) TExES is a hands-on guide for preservice teachers to prepare for the TExES examination. The publication integrates real-life scenario-based questions, tips, theory, and additional invaluable information for the preservice teacher to analyze situations and make professional decisions.
Teaching Texas by Teri Bingham (West Texas A&M University):
Author(s): Jeffrey Anderson
Managing and working with people is important across all disciplines.
The NEW edition of Management is accessible to a wide variety of students. Readers will find the book relevant whether their major is business, communications, engineering, fine arts, or science.
Featuring best practices from the authors 25 plus years of teaching experience, Management provides an up-to-date, practical, interesting, and easy-to-read introduction to management principles.