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A Professor's Duties - Peter J. MarkieProfessors, administrators, and trustees talk a lot about education but give little attention to teaching, especially at major research universities. In A Professor's Duties, the distinguished philosopher Peter J. Markie adds to the expanding discussion of the ethics of college teaching. Part One concentrates on the obligations of individual professors, primarily with regard to issues about what and how to teach. Part Two expands Professor Markie's views by providing a selection of the most significant previously published writings on the ethics of college teaching.
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Public Health and Preventive Medicine in Canada - Chandrakant P. ShahPublic Health and Preventive Medicine in Canada by Dr. Chandrakant Shah is a book that is well-known and highly respected by health sciences professionals, instructors, and students throughout the country. The book is an excellent primer for beginning healthcare professionals and an important reference for administrators and practitioners who must understand health and the health system in order to work effectively within it. Dr. Shah has been diligent in updating previous versions of the text, thus making each edition essential reading for Canadians and their international colleagues who want to
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Grief, Loss & Trauma: Perspectives on Counseling - Elizabeth B. FarnsworthGrief, Loss, & Trauma: Perspectives for Counseling is a volume for graduate students in school and clinical counseling and post-master’s counselors who wish to gain understanding of counseling bereaved individuals and their families. The text includes a variety of chapters by scholars and practitioners in the helping professions on a range of loss situations, such as death of a child/grandchild, suicide, palliative care, bereavement in wartime, natural disasters and other traumatic events. The text provides implications for practitioners from a perspective of resilience, as well as self-care
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The Egyptian Cinderella - Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller"Climo has woven this ancient tale, a mixture of fact and myth, with clarity and eloquence. The beauty of the language is set off to perfection by Heller's arresting illustrations. A stunning combination of fluent prose and exquisitely wrought illustrations that makes] a winner for story hours, as well as a useful resource for the study of Cinderella through the ages." -- SLJ. Notable 1989 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
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The Book of Style for Medical Transcription, 3rd Edition - Lea M. Sims, Diane S. Heath, Brenda J. HurleyThe 3rd edition of The Book of Style for Medical Transcription from the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) is a widely acclaimed industry standards manual that has long been the trusted resource for data capture and documentation standards in healthcare. The 3rd edition delivers a streamlined and strategically reorganized flow of critical data, enhanced explanation of standards and practical application, robust examples taken from clinical medicine settings, and so much more. Also available is the companion piece, The Book of Style Workbook, which contains practical
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October
RDA: Strategies for Implementation - Magda El-SherbiniIn this important book El-Sherbini tackles key questions about how the new cataloging standard will be implemented by cataloging professionals, offering an orientation in the conceptual background and the structure of RDA: Resource Description and Access from a practical and technical perspective, including a detailed comparison with AACR2. Firmly rooted in the concrete application of RDA, with numerous sample records, this book Covers FRBR-driven tasks, FRBR-Group relationships, and principles of FRAD, including how FRAD impacts the RDA application Analyzes the roles of manifestations
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October
Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application - Louis P. PojmanThe most comprehensive introduction to environmental ethics available, ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS offers students a current look at the issues and topics that dominate the field today, organized into two main parts that take students seamlessly from theory to application. This Fifth Edition of the Pojmans' popular anthology, like its predecessors, includes numerous topic areas not covered in other anthologies-including an all-new section on Climate Change. Featuring articles carefully selected for clarity and accessibility, the text follows a dialogic pro-con format presenting divergent positions on
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October
Better Reading French: A Reader and Guide to Improving Your Understanding Written French - Annie Heminway, Annie HemminwayNew reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign language. With the authentic materials provided in this series, readers will be able to peruse a Latin Grammys write-up in Spanish, a feature on Alain
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Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic: Implications of Piaget's Theory - Constance KamiiBased on the constructivist Jean Piaget's theories on how children develop logico-mathematical thinking, this text describes and develops a programme for teaching arithmetic to young primary school children. The authors provide a theoretical foundation and an explanation of goals and objectives.
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Foodservice Management: Principles and Practices - June Payne-Palacio, Monica TheisFOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 12/e is today's most comprehensive, current, and practical overview of foodservice operations and the business principles needed to manage them successfully. Authored by leading industry experts and experienced instructors, it covers all core topics, including food safety, organizational design, human resources, performance improvement, finance, equipment, design, layout, and marketing. This 12th Edition is retitled to better reflect its college level. It still concentrates on basic principles, but increasingly reflects the impact of current