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January
The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach - William Lawhead, Lawhead William"The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach," is a text/reader which enhances comprehension of philosophical study by allowing the reader to ponder, explore and actively participate in the learning process. Philosophy becomes a personal journey to students through Bill Lawhead's innovative and unique pedagogy which delivers philosophical concepts through more digestible chunks.
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January
Dictionary Of 501 Spanish Verbs, Fully Conjugated In All The Tenses, Alphabetically Arranged - Christoper KendrisWith more than 1 million copies in print, the new, updated edition of this all-time best selling language book of Spanish verbs is now printed in two colors for increased ease of reference. The most important and most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. This thorough guide to the use of verbs features many additional references and tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional Spanish verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and
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January
Urban Canada - Harry HillerUrbanization is a fact of Canadian life. With approximately 80 per cent of Canadians residing in cities, it is imperative that students understand the issues associated with urban living. Urban Canada, Second Edition is a contributed volume that approaches the study of city life in two ways. A demographic approach examines the movements of people to cities, while a socio-cultural one emphasizes the pervasiveness of urban-oriented thinking, culture, and organization within society. This edition has been updated with completely rewritten chapters Urban Inequality and Aboriginal Peoples, in addition
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January
Acting with Technology: Activity Theory and Interaction Design - Victor KaptelininActivity theory holds that the human mind is the product of our interaction with people and artifacts in the context of everyday activity. Acting with Technology makes the case for activity theory as a basis for understanding our relationship with technology. Victor Kaptelinin and Bonnie Nardi describe activity theory's principles, history, relationship to other theoretical approaches, and application to the analysis and design of technologies. The book provides the first systematic entry-level introduction to the major principles of activity theory. It describes the accumulating body of work in
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January
The Craft of Inquiry: Theories, Methods, Evidence - Robert R. AlfordThis work is intended to show students at a middle level of acquaintance with sociology, how research emerges from and interacts with theory. It is designed to help students formulate, reformulate and pursue their own theoretically-informed research. In addition, it offers a vocabulary to guide novice researchers through the maze of process. The underlying structure of the text is based on the author's suggestion that there are three basic explanatory approaches to sociology - multi-variate, interpretive and historical - all of which, on their own, are open to criticism for incompleteness. To fill
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January
The Phlebotomy Workbook - Susan King Strasinger, Marjorie Schaub Di LorenzoThis best-selling workbook details all phlebotomy skills, from routine procedures and their complications to specialized phlebotomy, related duties, and quality control. Enhanced with a two-color design throughout, it introduces the latest information on universal precautions, infection control, and equipment. "The book is laid out in a very easy format. The photos and technical tips are useful in reiterating the text." -- Susan DeGirolamo, RMA, NCPT, CHI Institute, Southampton, Pennsylvania "In addition to our MT program, we train phlebotomists 'on the job.' This text will be used as a reference
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January
Protecting Information: From Classical Error Correction to Quantum Cryptography - Susan LoeppFor many everyday transmissions, it is essential to protect digital information from noise or eavesdropping. This undergraduate introduction to error correction and cryptography is unique in devoting several chapters to quantum cryptography and quantum computing, thus providing a context in which ideas from mathematics and physics meet. By covering such topics as Shor's quantum factoring algorithm, this text informs the reader about current thinking in quantum information theory and encourages an appreciation of the connections between mathematics and science. Of particular interest are the
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January
Introduction to Cosmology - Barbara RydenThis volume provides a combination of a solid foundation of the core physical concepts of cosmology and contemporary astronomical observations. The text is designed for advanced undergraduates or beginning graduate students and assumes no prior knowledge of general relativity.
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January
Music (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) - Michael CampbellIn both content and design, MUSIC aims to meet the course challenges of cost, brevity, and relevance to students. Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with hundreds of students and 200 faculty, MUSIC is an engaging and accessible solution to the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. MUSIC integrates classical works and vernacular music by introducing a broad range of styles and genres from the Middle Ages through the twenty-first century and the connections and contrasts between them. The result is a well-rounded view of musical life in each era. MUSIC is designed