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Author(s): Octavio Roca, Matthew Schuh
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
Author(s): Michael Farabee
Throughout history, plants and photosynthetic organisms have continuously transformed Earth.
Author(s): Aaron Hawkins, Stephen Schultz, Gregory Nordin
Practically Magic summarizes all of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) using an easily readable format. This text was designed for freshmen who are interested in pursuing a math/science/engineering major and those who are willing to consider Electrical and Computer Engineering. Each chapter provides intriguing history, concise explanations, and plenty of contemporary examples.
Author(s): Wayne Allen, Kebba Darboe
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
Author(s): Christopher Montpetit
What is Theatre? An Introduction to Theatre is a textbook written for and geared towards those who are not familiar with the ancient and lively art known as theatre.
Available in a convenient and affordable eBook format, What is Theatre? is an introductory and interactive look at the theatrical history, artists, skills and expertise needed to create live art to a new generation of theatre artists and audiences.
Author(s): Frank Scalambrino
Introduction to Ethics: A Primer for the Western Tradition is designed for Introduction to Ethics courses which survey the history of ideas in the Western philosophical tradition. Introducing students to essential normative and meta-ethical distinctions both in regard to perennial primary sources and in abstract form, this book has been deliberately constructed in a style geared toward learning and remembering core material, while facilitating the comparison of ideas across the history of the Western tradition.
Author(s): Dorothy W. K. Ige, Lori L. Montalbano
We live in an exciting, yet complicated information age. Our era calls for critical thinkers who are willing and able to communicate well toward the twin goals of human survival and career thriving on a connected globe. Thus, public speaking skills are important.