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Author(s): Giuseppina Kysar Mattietti, Stacey Verardo
The Historical Geology Workbook is written with students and lab instructors in mind. This fifth iteration connects students directly into each activity, and encourages them to broaden their knowledge by utilizing additional resources (i.e., textbooks and websites). The workbook focuses on more direct observations and more opportunities to solve problems like “real” geologists.
Author(s): Lori DeLaCruz, Brandon Morton, Yolanda Garcia Romero, Roy Vu
Throughout history, one can make connections to sustainability through the interpretation of a simple three-legged stool. Each leg represents a tenet of sustainability: environmental resilience, economic responsibility, social justice. In order for the stool to be stable, each leg must be the same length; if one or more legs is shorter than the others, the stool will wobble, becoming unstable. This is a familiar scenario throughout history, the Earth's inhabitants taking advantage of the environment and each other for economic gain.
Author(s): Arthur Townley, June Schmieder
California school finance resembles quantum physics in that both are extremely complex. California school finance has endured tremendous upheaval in the last three decades. Meeting the educational needs of an increasing and diverse student population remains a major challenge for the citizens of this state.
School Finance: A California Perspective:
Author(s): Michael Farabee
Throughout history, plants and photosynthetic organisms have continuously transformed Earth.
Author(s): Christopher Stanley, Lauren Stanley
Understanding Lifespan Development is an excellent selection for college courses such as Lifespan Development, Developmental Psychology, and Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Some unique features make this book particularly attractive for instructors and students.
Author(s): Regina M Williams Davis, Andrea Patterson
Intercultural Communication for Global Engagement explores issues and concerns of communication, culture and globalization through incorporating different perspectives including critical, interpretative, psychological, and social. The dialectical approach incorporated in the text is used as a framework to examine the dynamic nature of intercultural communication. Released on the heels of riots between African American communities and their city police, this text highlights how deficiencies in intercultural understanding contribute to civil unrest.
Author(s): Mary Anne Eaton, Janet Rouslin, Dana Manning
Connections: Food, Nutrition, Health and Wellness is an introductory nutrition textbook designed for non-nutrition majors as well as allied health majors. The textbook covers all the essential nutrients and their relationship to your body’s functioning and well-being. The textbook also includes the latest information regarding nutrition information for the public sector such as the Dietary Guidelines and the new Nutrition Labeling guidelines.
Author(s): Sunil Bhaskaran
Introduction to Geographic Information System describes the fundamentals of GIS and demonstrates a wide range of GIS applications for multidisciplinary students and faculty. It consists of hands-on exercises that are written with a place-based and problem solving approach. The hands-on exercises are presented in a easy to understand language that will appeal to the non-technical user. It will be useful to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty who are interested in starting a GIS course or are engaged in GIS teaching or research.
Author(s): Kerry Beckford, Donald Jones
Connections: A Combined Reader and Rhetoric offers thematic and instructional content in one easy-to-use source. The five instructional chapters present proven practices and fundamental concepts while the five thematic chapters immerse students in multiple perspectives, historical contexts, and contemporary debates. The integrated instructional and thematic chapters of Connections will teach students to excel in their writing courses and across the curriculum.
Author(s): Herschel Greenberg
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