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October
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them - Ross W. GreeneFrom a distinguished clinician, pioneer in working with behaviorally challenging kids, and author of the acclaimed The Explosive Child comes a groundbreaking approach for understanding and helping these kids and transforming school discipline. Frequent visits to the principal's office. Detentions. Suspensions. Expulsions. These are the established tools of school discipline for kids who don't abide by school rules, have a hard time getting along with other kids, don't seem to respect authority, don't seem interested in learning, and are disrupting the learning of their classmates. But there's a
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October
Research Methods in Psychology - Gary HeimanResearch Methods focuses on decisions and conclusions, rather than rules and procedures, to help students develop the critical-thinking skills necessary for understanding and designing research. The text emphasizes the need to evaluate a design's strengths and weaknesses when selecting a method and interpreting results.The Second Edition includes a full chapter on ethics and places the statistics review after the introduction of basic design issues to focus on statistics as a set of tools for analyzing research results. A unique capstone chapter, Designing and Evaluating Research, walks students
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October
Interacting with Information - Ann Blandford, John Carroll, Simon AttfieldWe live in an "information age," but information is only useful when it is interpreted by people and applied in the context of their goals and activities. The volume of information to which people have access is growing at an incredible rate, vastly outstripping people's ability to assimilate and manage it. In order to design technologies that better support information work, it is necessary to better understand the details of that work. In this lecture, we review the situations (physical, social and temporal) in which people interact with information. We also discuss how people interact with
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October
Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous - W. Jay WoodHow do we know what we know? What have wisdom, prudence and studiousness to do with justifying our beliefs? Jay Wood begins this introduction to epistemology by taking an extended look at the idea of knowing within the context of the intellectual virtues. He then surveys current views of foundationalism, epistemic justification and reliabilism. Finally he examines the relationship of epistemology to religious belief, and the role of emotions and virtues in proper cognitive functioning Professors will find this text, with its many examples drawn from everyday student experience, especially useful
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October
Fundamentals of Public Economics - Jean-Jacques LaffontThis text by one of Europe's leading economists covers a wide variety of public economics issues with great clarity and precision, illustrating them with a wealth of carefully-chosen examples and problems."
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October
Global Political Economy: Evolution and Dynamics - Robert O'Brien, Marc WilliamsThis popular and successful text provides a comprehensive introduction to the global political economy of today, set in a broad historical context. It introduces an unusually wide range of theoretical approaches and highlights how useful they are in tackling key issues--from trade, production and finance to social divisions, development and the environment. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout with the addition of additional chapters on gender, on ideas and information, and on key issues and debates for 21st century IPE.
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October
Mathematik für Chemiker - Hans Georg ZachmannDas für das Chemiestudium notwendige mathematische Rüstzeug wird in diesem Buch leicht verständlich vermittelt. Viele anschauliche Beispiele aus der Chemie zeigen, wie der behandelte Stoff in der Praxis umgesetzt werden kann. Das Buch wurde um ein ausführliches Kapitel zur "Fourier-Transformation" erweitert, einem Rechenverfahren, das bei vielen modernen spektroskopischen Methoden breite Anwendung findet.
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October
Physics: Principles with Applications - Douglas C. GiancoliThis Physics book is in very good condition. No marks/highlights are inside the book. The only wear and tear is a couple nicks on the hardcover corners.
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October
Introduction to Computer Graphics - James D. Foley, Steven K. Feiner, Andries van DamThe revised edition of this introductory text on computer graphics has been reduced in length by half. Its presentation of key concepts is geared to students and provides worked examples in C.
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October
Antenna Engineering Handbook - John L. VolakisThe "bible of antenna engineering" fully updated to provide state-of-the-art coverage in antenna design and applicationsEdited by John L. Volakis, one of the world's leading authorities in antenna engineering, this trusted resource covers all the classic antenna types plus many new types and designs used in communications systems, satellites, radars, and emerging applications from WLAN to automotive systems to biomedical to smart antennas. You will also find expert discussion of topics critical to successful antenna design and engineering, such as measurement techniques and computational methods,