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October
Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective - Scott E. Maxwell, Harold D. DelaneyThrough this book's unique model comparison approach, students and researchers are introduced to a set of fundamental principles for analyzing data. After seeing how these principles can be applied in simple designs, students are shown how these same principles also apply in more complicated designs. Drs. Maxwell and Delaney believe that the model comparison approach better prepares students to understand the logic behind a general strategy of data analysis appropriate for various designs; and builds a stronger foundation, which allows for the introduction of more complex topics omitted from
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October
Why Is That Art?: Aesthetics and Criticism of Contemporary Art - Terry BarrettWhy is that art? Why is it in an art museum? Who says it's art? Why is it good? Author Terry Barrett addresses these questions about contemporary art using four key sources: a broad, diverse, and engaging sampling of works, the artists who created the works, philosophers of art, and art critics. Why Is That Art? introduces students to established theories of art through the presentation of contemporary works that include abstract and representational painting, monumental sculpture, performance art, video installations, films, and photographs. Ideal for courses in aesthetics, art theory, art
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October
Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts - Heather MasriExcellent collections of science fiction abound, but very few have been prepared expressly for classroom use. Heather Masri, editor of Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts, has prepared an anthology that recognizes, and is designed to meet, the needs of students and instructors in an introductory survey course in science fiction. Grouped into major themes, her comprehensive selection of fiction — enjoyable and captivating stories, notable for their literary, philosophical, and cultural richness — are by classic and emerging writers from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. The stories
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October
The Truth About Negotiations - Leigh L. ThompsonThe Truth About Series offers in each book the collected and distilled knowledge on a topic and shows you how you can use this knowledge in your daily life. With an 'aha' on every page, information is presented in a clear and accessible style that the reader can easily reference. Written in short chapters, each book aims to cover an entire field of knowledge, cut to the gist of each subject in an entertaining way, and when necessary, pull the curtain back and pop the bubble of commonly held assumptions. Each Truth is a tool to make you more successful. Life is a negotiation. Negotiation, whether
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October
Teaching Epidemiology: A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health and Clinical Medicine - Jørn Olsen, Rodolfo SaracciTeaching Epidemiology requires skill and knowledge, combined with a clear teaching strategy and good pedagogic skills. The general advice is simple: if you are not an expert on a topic, try to enrich your background knowledge before you start teaching. Teaching Epidemiology third edition helps you to do this, and by providing the world-expert teacher's advice on how best to structure teaching gives a unique insight in to what has worked in their hands. The book will help you plan your own tailored teaching programme. The book is a guide to new teachers in the field at two levels; those teaching
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October
Behavioral Neurobiology: An Integrative Approach - Gunther K. H. ZupancAnimals often exhibit intriguing and captivating patterns of behavior, from migration and homing to communication. But how is this behavior controlled? Behavioral Neurobiology: An Integrative Approach, Second Edition, introduces undergraduate students to the fascinating field of neuroethology, the study of the neurobiological processes underlying animal behavior. Written in a lively, accessible style, it examines the key ideas that underpin this intricate subject and describes many of the groundbreaking discoveries in the field. Beginning with a look at the history of the study of behavior--from
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October
Materials and Methods in ELT - Jo McDonough, Christopher Shaw"Materials and Methods in ELT," Second Edition offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to central themes in the principles and practice of Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language. Offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to central themes in the principles and practice of Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language. Features a number of new sections, including task-based learning, the use of the internet, and teacher-research, as well as new samples from current teaching materials. Includes an appendix with a selected list of key websites for teachers and students.
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October
The Doctors' Case Against the Pill - Barbara SeamanA collection of case histories substantiate a report on the dangers of oral contraceptives.
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October
Health: The Basics (8th Edition) - Rebecca J. DonatelleThe Eighth Edition of Donatelle’s text provides students with the tools they need to make healthy, lifelong behavior changes and become savvy consumers of health information. This current and user-friendly text holds students’ interest by covering health topics of primary concern to them. Promoting Healthy Behavior Change; Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally, Socially, and Spiritually Well; Managing Stress: Coping with Life's Challenges; Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environments; Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Making Commitments; Birth Control, Pregnancy, and