The Ninth Edition has been reorganized to include only what students need to master the sociological concepts taught in the introductory course. The newly streamlined text highlights the links between macro and micro sociology and includes coverage of the best recent research.
With its engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage of key research, Psychology awakens students’ curiosity and energizes their desire to learn more. This brief version draws readers into an ongoing dialogue about psychology, allowing them to fully grasp the subject. The author establishes clear learning objectives tied to the most recent APA-recommended undergraduate learning outcomes.
Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empower readers to make lasting behavior changes. Do pregnant women really crave pickles and ice cream? Are carbohydrates good or bad? These and many more topics are explored in Nutrition: Concepts and .
This course provides an algebra-based interdisciplinary introduction to the core concepts of statistics and probability. Primary focus will be on- but not limited to-business and social science applications. Learners will be introduced to various forms of descriptive statistics. Learners will also gain understanding of the basic tools of statistical inference and analysis while examining data, experiments and readings in their field of study. Emphasis is on interpretation over calculation, and needed technology will be taught along with the subject matter.
Textcerpts is a supplementary developmental reading text intended to facilitate the acquisition of textbook reading skills through the use of real textbook chapters. With twenty short excerpts and eight complete chapters representing eight different college disciplines, this unique text provides a solid orientation to the college disciplines, making it indispensable to instructors and students looking to bridge textbook reading skills to actual class content.
Reliable and straightforward, this text has helped thousands of students learn to write well. Jean Wyrick’s rhetorically organized STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS is known for its student-friendly tone and the clear way it presents the basics of essay writing in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. Through straightforward advice and thoughtful assignments, the text gives students the practice they need to approach writing well-constructed essays with confidence.
With an expanded focus on critical thinking and problem solving, the new edition of Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking prepares readers for success in introductory chemistry. Unlike other introductory chemistry texts, all materials –the textbook, student solutions manual, laboratory manual, instructor’s manual and test item file – are written by the author and tightly integrated to work together most effectively. Math and problem solving are covered early in the text; Corwin builds reader confidence and ability through innovative pedagogy and technology formulated to meet the needs of today’s learners.
While physics can seem challenging, its true quality is the sheer simplicity of fundamental physical theories–theories and concepts that can enrich your view of the world around you. COLLEGE PHYSICS, Tenth Edition, provides a clear strategy for connecting those theories to a consistent problem-solving approach, carefully reinforcing this methodology throughout the text and connecting it to real-world examples.
This newly revised and updated Sixth Edition of FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY shows students their place in the universe — not just their location, but also their role as planet dwellers in an evolving universe. Fascinating and engaging, the book illustrates how science works, and how scientists depend on evidence to test hypotheses.
This #1 selling non-majors microbiology textbook is praised for its straightforward presentation of complex topics, careful balance of concepts and applications, and proven art that teaches. In its Eleventh Edition, Tortora, Funke, and Case’s Microbiology: An Introduction helps you make the connection between microbiology and human health.
This edition continues to incorporate the latest in microbiology research and includes more features designed to engage you and promote critical thinking.
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, Seventh Edition, continues to be the most popular and widely-used text in the economics classroom. A text by a superb writer and economist that stresses the most important concepts without overwhelming students with an excess of detail. A thorough update has been made to keep all chapters fresh and relevant with current Economic coverage. MindTap, the cutting edge online environment is available with new enhancements that include Graph Builder and Adaptive Test Prep that allow students extra preparation in graph drawing and test review. The seventh edition premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry, using a team of instructors/preparers that have been with the project since the first edition.
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS, Seventh Edition, continues to be the most popular and widely-used text in the economics classroom. A text by a superb writer and economist that stresses the most important concepts without overwhelming students with an excess of detail. A thorough update has been made to keep all chapters fresh and relevant with current Economic coverage. MindTap, the cutting edge online environment is available with new enhancements that include Graph Builder and Adaptive Test Prep that allow students extra preparation in graph drawing and test review. The seventh edition premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry, using a team of instructors/preparers that have been with the project since the first edition.
From consumer products to space age technologies, chemistry affects our daily lives. In this course, students will learn the structure of matter and how it behaves under various conditions in order to better understand the chemical world. Designed for students with little or no chemistry background, this course can stand alone or be followed by CHEM&131; not intended for students continuing to CHEM&161. Laboratory activities extend lecture concepts and introduce the student to the experimental process.
This is an introductory course in principles of macroeconomics. Macroeconomics studies aggregate economic phenomena such as inflation, economic growth and recession, and unemployment, and addresses issues related to economic growth and the role of government policies in maintaining a healthy, prosperous economy. The goal of the course is to enable students to think about aggregate economic issues in an insightful manner, and to critically evaluate the economic information and analysis provided in popular news publications.
This course examines the market system and the role of government in the economy. Students learn to analyze resource and income distribution, assess consumer and business behavior, and evaluate price determination and production cost. Students will also be able to identify the economic and socio-political forces that impact consumer demand, business production, and exchange within both domestic and international markets.
Students will gain an understanding of the vast diversity of living things and their adaptations to their environment from an evolutionary perspective. They will examine the ecological relationships among all life on the planet.
This course is the first in a three quarter sequence designed for liberal arts and other majors that do not require calculus-based physics. Students will learn and apply the laws that govern motion, explore the relationship between work and energy, and examine momentum. Laboratory activities extend lecture concepts and introduce the student to the experimental process.
In this course, students will study the physical characteristics of celestial bodies from our closest neighbor, the moon, to the most distant galaxies. Students will be able to explain how past astronomers investigated the universe and the theories they developed to explain their observations. Students will familiarize themselves with recent observations and discover the foundations for modern astronomical theories. Astronomical observations will be applied through activities, laboratories, and simulations.
Just wanted to post a quick update while I’m waiting to hit the slopes! Winter break is just about over and I’m really looking forward to getting back to class. I’m also very encouraged and…