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October
Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ - David J. Barnes, Michael KöllingThe book has a very clear identity. It takes a truly objects first approach to teaching problem solving using Java. These are complicated concepts so the book uses the development environment BlueJ to help the student's understanding. BlueJ has a strong emphasis on visualization and interaction techniques, and allows the students to manipulate objects and call methods as a first exercise. BlueJ is free and freely available, and has been developed specifically for teaching. The book is loaded with projects so that the student can really get a grip on actually solving problems; and it takes a spiral
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October
Corporate Communication - Paul A. ArgentiArgenti's Corporate Communication was the first text to tackle this subject, and now in its Fourth Edition, it remains the most comprehensive book in this field. Corporate Communications describes the changes in the environment for business that have taken place over the last half-century and their implications for corporate communication. While attitudes about business have never been totally positive, they have reached an all-time low in recent years--mistrust and skepticism of corporate entities is high, as are expectations that companies will "give back" to society through philanthropy,
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October
Applied Linear Statistical Models w/Student CD-ROM - Michael H. Kutner, John Neter, Christopher J. Nachtsheim"Applied Linear Statistical Models", 5e, is the long established leading authoritative text and reference on statistical modeling. For students in most any discipline where statistical analysis or interpretation is used, ALSM serves as the standard work. The text includes brief introductory and review material, and then proceeds through regression and modeling for the first half, and through ANOVA and Experimental Design in the second half. All topics are presented in a precise and clear style supported with solved examples, numbered formulae, graphic illustrations, and "Notes" to provide depth
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October
Essentials of Ecology - Colin R. Townsend, John L. Harper* Key Concepts - summarized at the beginning of each chapter * Unanswered questions - highlighted throughout, emphasizing that in ecology, as in any science, we have much left to learn * History boxes - outlining key landmarks in the development of ecology * Quantitative boxes - allowing mathematical aspects of ecology to be explained thoroughly without interrupting the flow of the text * Topical ECOncerns boxes - highlighting ethical, social and political questions in ecology * Review questions - included at the end of each chapter
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October
Solid State Electronic Devices - Ben G. Streetman, Sanjay Banerjee, Sanjay BanarjeeOne of the most widely used introductory books on semiconductor materials, physics, devices and technology, this text aims to: 1) develop basic semiconductor physics concepts, so students can better understand current and future devices; and 2) provide a sound understanding of current semiconductor devices and technology, so that their applications to electronic and optoelectronic circuits and systems can be appreciated. Students are brought to a level of understanding that will enable them to read much of the current literature on new devices and applications.
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October
Herbs: Everyday Reference for Health Professionals - Frank ChandlerCo-published by the Canadian Medical Association.
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October
Edward II - Christopher MarloweThe last of Marlowe's great dramas, often considered his masterpiece.
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October
Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works - David SchmidtzFeaturing sixty-two accessible selections--from classic articles to examples of cutting-edge original research--Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works addresses both of the principal areas of inquiry in the field: the exploration of morality from an environmental perspective and the analysis of the current state of our environment. Aiming to determine what issues really matter, the first section of the book responds to such questions as: What is value? What types of things have value? Is the value of a human being fundamentally different from the kind of value we find
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October
Population: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues - John R. WeeksDemographics class just got a lot more interesting. POPULATION doesn't just give you the information; it shows you how to use it. From the debate over how to rebuild the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina to what should be done about Social Security and Medicare, POPULATION lets you apply the research yourself. Plus, POPULATION makes studying for the test easier than ever with its built-in study aides.