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June
Electric Circuits - James William Nilsson, Susan A. RiedelFoundation Title. Electric Circuits is the most widely used introductory circuits textbook of the past decade. The book has remained popular due to its success in implementing three themes throughout the text: (1) It builds an understanding of concepts based on information the student has previously learned; (2) The text helps stress the relationship between conceptual understanding and problem-solving approaches; (3) The authors provide numerous examples and problems that use realistic values and situations to give students a strong foundation of engineering practice.
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June
Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning, Grades 4-12 - Stanley PogrowA powerful instructional method for "hooking" students on academic learningDrawing from a teaching model designed to banish boredom and student apathy, this book explains how dramatic practices can serve as powerful tools for enlivening lessons and captivating students, even the most resistant learners. Filled with intriguing classroom examples, Pogrow shows how any teacher can make use of dramatic techniques, such as surprise, humor, fantasy, role plays, games, and simulations to create standards-based content lessons that are riveting, effective, and meaningful. The author explains how to design
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June
Digital Design: Principles and Practices - John F. Wakerly(Pearson Education) A revised textbook blending academic vigor with practical experience. The CD-ROM features specialized software from XLINX. System requirements: Windows 95+, IBM or comparable PC, 48MB RAM, 4x+ CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor, 500 MB disk space. Previous edition: c2000. DLC: Digital integrated circuits--Design and construction.
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June
Classroom Management for Academic Success - Lee CanterThe next generation of classroom management is here from the developer of Assertive Discipline, Lee Canter! Classroom Management for Academic Success is the first management program designed to specifically address the first priority for today's educator: improving the achievement of all students. This groundbreaking work will take you beyond simply managing student behavior to quickly and effectively establishing an environment that promotes academic success. This unique comprehensive handbook will show you how to: Teach all students to behave from the first day of class by using comprehensive
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June
Essentials of Investments with Standard & Poor's Bind-In Card - Zvi Bodie, Alan J. Marcus, Alex  KaneThe market leading Essentials of Investments, 6e by Bodie, Kane and Marcus is an undergraduate textbook on investment analysis, presenting the practical applications of investment theory to convey insights of practical value. The authors have eliminated unnecessary mathematical detail and concentrate on the intuition and insights that will be useful to practitioners throughout their careers as new ideas and challenges emerge from the financial marketplace. Essentials maintains the theme of asset allocation (authors discuss asset pricing and trading then apply these theories to portfolio planning
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June
Abstract Algebra - John A. Beachy, William D. BlairHighly regarded by instructors in past editions for its sequencing of topics as well as its concrete approach, slightly slower beginning pace, and extensive set of exercises, the latest edition of Abstract Algebra extends the thrust of the widely used earlier editions as it introduces modern abstract concepts only after a careful study of important examples. Beachy and Blair�s clear narrative presentation responds to the needs of inexperienced students who stumble over proof writing, who understand definitions and theorems but cannot do the problems, and who want more examples that tie into their
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June
Introduction To Earth Science - Catherine Knight, Katherine Owens, David SteerThis text is the product of collaboration between the content rigor provided by Earth Science specialists (McConnell, Park, Steer) and the results of research on learning as contributed by pedagogical experts (Knight, Owens). It has been explicitly designed to be compatible with inquiry-based, active learning in the college classroom. The structural elements of this text will allow the instructor to incorporate these student-centered teaching methods into their Earth Science course. The authors have tested the book's content and pedagogy in large Earth Science classes for non-majors that are
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June
Librarian's Guide to Passive Programming: Easy and Affordable Activities for All Ages - Emily T. WichmanLibraries are an integral part of the community, a fact that can often be overlooked in today's world of home-based online research. Passive programs encourage patrons to linger--either in the library or on the library's website--and promote a connection to the library's collections, its services, and the community. "Librarian's Guide to Passive Programming: Easy and Affordable Activities for All AgeS" presents plans for 32 passive programs designed to capture the attention of library patrons. Each chapter--which contains programs grouped thematically--details the steps necessary to reproduce the
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June
An Introduction to Confucianism - Xinzhong YaoTaking into account the long history and wide range of Confucian Studies, this book introduces Confucianism - initiated in China by Confucius (551 BC 479 BC) - primarily as a philosophical and religious tradition. It pays attention to Confucianism in both the West and the East, focussing on the tradition's doctrines, schools, rituals, sacred places and terminology, but also stressing the adaptations, transformations and new thinking taking place in modern times. Xinzhong Yao presents Confucianism as a tradition with many dimensions and as an ancient tradition with contemporary appeal. This gives