The Pearson Textbook Reader

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-29
  • Publisher: Pearson

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The Pearson Textbook Reader(formerlyThe Longman Textbook Reader) offers six full textbook chapters drawn various disciplines for practice with actual college material. Each chapter includes an introduction to the discipline, additional comprehension quizzes, critical thinking questions, and group activities to help students develop schema and to reinforce their learning.

Table of Contents

Unit I: Business

from Bovée/Thill:

Business Communication Today , Tenth Edition

Chapter 3:Communicating in a World of Diversity


Unit II: Allied Health

from Berman, Snyder, Kozier, and Erb:

Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice , Eighth Edition

Chapter 45:Sleep


Unit III: Mathematics

from Bennett and Briggs: Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach , Fourth Edition

Chapter 1:Mathematics and the Arts


Unit IV: History

from Carnes and Garraty: The American Nation: A History of the United States, Thirteenth Edition, Volume One To 1877

Chapter 2:American Society in the Making


Unit V: Humanities and the Visual Arts

“Observation,” by Daniel Orozco

“The Other Two” by Elizabeth Wharton


Unit VI: Psychology

from Wood, Wood, and Boyd:

Mastering the World of Psychology , Third Edition

Chapter 10:Health and Stress

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