I teach undergraduate students in writing courses, from developmental writers learning to suss out the English language to graduating seniors developing books and thesis ideas in disciplines as diverse as ocean engineering, psychology, and aviation.
My signature is great writing, whether I’ve written it, edited it, curated it, designed what it looks like on a screen or page, or taught someone how to create it.
Drawing on my background as a professor, an expat, an advisor, and a full-time and freelance writer and editor, I specialize in crafting fluid prose from a storytelling perspective to draw readers in and deliver the message for projects that are as diverse as educational products, travel articles, business proposals, marketing newsletters, company websites, and my own digital creation, Odyssa Magazine.
The third edition of General Aviation Marketing and Management, although true to its original purpose, has been updated and expanded to include more guidance on the subject of FBO Management. Specifically, the line service functions of an FBO are thoroughly explored, allowing the student to understand the FBO from the ground up, and thus become a more effective FBO manager. The text also retai... read more
The Economics of Production is intended to serve as a textbook for courses in production economics theory - aimed at first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates in economics, agricultural economics, and management. Technical aspects of production and input-side issues are given equal attention with the common notions of production costs, product supply, and other output-side issue... read more
This new book represents a major revision of the first edition and addresses all aspects of waterfowl ecology and management under one cover. The second edition is expanded to 2,800 references arrayed across 11 chapters such as classification, courtship behavior and pair-bond formation, reproduction, feeding ecology, breeding and winter periods, mortality and harvest management, wetlands and w... read more
This book intends to expand the perception of learning in the workplace and refocus the efforts of HRD practitioners and adult educators to cover all types of learning--beyond formal training to include informal and incidental learning. While integrating theory and practice about the process of how adults acquire the knowledge and skills that help them perform their jobs better, the book also ... read more
Transformative learning is a theory of adult education that focuses on the profound changes-or transformations-that can occur in the lives of adults. It is not as concerned with incremental advances in learners' knowledge as it is with their mental frameworks for making meaning from life experiences. This book explores the role of creative expression in this transformational process. It provid... read more
NASA is again reorganizing its resources to accomplish its fluctuating missions. The fourth edition of Introduction to Space: The Science of Spaceflight has received a major overhaul to bring to you a readable understanding of how these goals may be achieved. It has been updated with the latest information on the science and technology involved to explain why astronauts are weightless, what sa... read more
Conflict is the very heart and soul of drama, and Smith's latest work explores character conflict and the various ways to portray it both in scripts and on the stage.
Glencoe Biology 2012
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I specialize in non-fiction children's books and education/reference texts, so I know how and why we read–for learning or just plain fun!
Efficient, thorough, and highly experienced editor with freelance and in-house background in educational publishing.