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July
A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change - Douglas ThomasThe twenty-first century is a world in constant change. In A New Culture of Learning, Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown pursue an understanding of how the forces of change, and emerging waves of interest associated with these forces, inspire and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it is optimistic. Typically, when we think of culture, we think of an existing, stable entity that changes and evolves over long periods of time. In A New Culture, Thomas and Brown explore a second sense of culture, one that responds to its surroundings organically. It not only adapts, it
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July
Law, Justice, and Society: A Sociolegal Introduction - Anthony Walsh, Craig HemmensFilm and television interpretations of the legal system have captured the imagination of the American public, but how does the law really work? More specifically, how does it shape other social institutions and interact with other academic disciplines? Law, Justice, and Society: A SociolegalIntroduction offers a compelling overview of the law, its eventful history, and its sociological implications. In this unique collaborative effort, renowned scholars Anthony Walsh and Craig Hemmens draw from their own research and first-hand experiences to examine the origins of the law; the history and
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July
Congress and Its Members - Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. OleszekThis best-selling text offers much-needed perspective and context to help students follow fast-changing events taking place on Capitol Hill. Davidson and Oleszek reveal the inherent tension between Congress as a lawmaking institution and Congress as a collection of re-election-minded politicians.Congress and Its Members has always won over students by combining a wealth of material about Congress and the latest scholarship with a lively, engaging, approach that never talks down to readers. Davidson and Oleszek thoughtfully employ colorful examples, quotations, photos, and graphics to enliven and
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July
ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis - Hadley Wickham1. 1 Welcome to ggplot2 ggplot2 is an R package for producing statistical, or data, graphics, but it is unlike most other graphics packages because it has a deep underlying grammar. This grammar, based on the Grammar of Graphics (Wilkinson, 2005), is composed of a set of independent components that can be composed in many di?erent ways. This makesggplot2 very powerful, because you are not limited to a set of pre-speci?ed graphics, but you can create new graphics that are precisely tailored for your problem. This may sound overwhelming, but because there is a simple set of core principles and very
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July
Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach with IP-10 (5th Edition) - Dee Unglaub SilverthornKey Benefit: "Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach "broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Fifth Edition has been significantly updated throughout and features substantially revised art and Running Problems in the book and on the reader Companion Website. Recognized as an extraordinary educator and active learning enthusiast, Dr. Silverthorn incorporates time-tested classroom techniques throughout the book and presents thorough, up-to-date coverage of new scientific
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July
Web Development and Design Foundations with Html5 - Terry Felke-MorrisUsing Hands-On Practice exercises and Web Site Case Studies to motivate readers, "Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 "includes all the necessary lessons to guide students in developing highly effective Web sites. A well-rounded balance of hard skills (HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript) and soft skills (Web Design, e-commerce, Web site promotion strategies) presents everything beginning Web developers need to know to build and promote successful Web sites.
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July
Principles of Microeconomics - Karl E. Case, Ray C. FairThe Target Market is for the 1 semester principles of microeconomics course. One of the all time best-sellers, this text is widely used because of its careful, streamlined, and intuitive chapter organization. Case & Fair, present a very precise and simplified microeconomic model first, before introducing all the exceptions and subtleties of a more complex economic world. Only after this simplified model is developed, do the authors give a thorough treatment of market imperfections, externalities, public finance, and international economics. (A detailed summary of this approach can be found on
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July
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin - Natalie Harwood, Chris EliopoulosThe latest edition of our comprehensive Latin primer, this covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and construction in an approachable format that offers a refreshing alternative to the standard, stuffy texts.
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July
A Brief History of Music in Western Culture - Mark Evan BondsSuitable for all courses in music history. This brief and accessible text provides undergraduates with a conceptual framework for understanding stylistic and social developments in the history of music from classical antiquity to the present. This text allows the student to grasp the richness and importance of musical history in two important ways. It combines narrative with primary sources in a lively and engaging manner and it traces key concepts of musical style and the uses of music across time.
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July
Assembly Language for Intel-Based Computers (5th Edition) - Kip IrvineThis widely used, fully updated assembly language book provides basic information for the beginning programmer interested in computer architecture, operating systems, hardware manipulation, and compiler writing. Uses the Intel IA-32 processor family as its base, showing how to program for Windows and DOS. Is written in a clear and straightforward manner for high readability. Includes a companion CD-ROM with all sample programs, and Microsoft(R) Macro Assembler Version 8, along with an extensive companion Website maintained by the author. Covers machine architecture, processor architecture,