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Anthropology, provides students with a comprehensive and scientific introduction to the holistic four fields of anthropology and the important role of applied anthropology. Readers will understand humans in all their variety, and why such variety exists. It also show students how anthropological skill sets can be applied beyond academia. The fourteenth edition places an increased emphasis on new explanations and the necessity to evaluate these new explanations logically as well as on the basis of the available evidence.
REVEL from Pearson is an immersive learning experience designed for the way today’s student read, think, and learn. REVEL modernizes familiar and respected course content with dynamic media interactives and assessments, and empowers educators to increase engagement in the course, better connecting with students. The result is increased student engagement and improved learning.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience- for you and your students. It:Immersive Learning Experiences with REVEL: REVEL delivers immersive learning experiences designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Engaging Pedagogically-Driven Design: Learning Objectives in each chapter correspond to chapter summary materials A Clear Understanding of humans: Readers will learn the major variations in human kinship, economic, political, and religious systems and why it is significant. Focus on Contemporary issues: Students will understand contemporary social problems and how anthropology might be used to address them.
"Human Origins 101" enables students and the general public to understand the basic concepts underlying our knowledge of our evolution as a species. This small volume covers:
; A brief history of paleoanthropology, and the discovery of human's place in nature
; Evolution and the Origin of Life
; Clues to human origins from genetics
; The fossil and archaeological records
; The distinctive traits that makes us human
; The diversity of modern humans
With a bibliography, glossary, and discussion of hoaxes, fringe theories, and hot-button issues, "Human Origins 101" provides the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to understand how scientists know how humans evolved.