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April
Successful Coaching - Rainer MartensBeing a successful coach is not just about Xs and Os and winning games. It's about coaching young people to become successful athletes--and successful human beings. But unless you already have the teaching skills of an educator, the training expertise of a physiologist, the administrative leadership of a business executive, and the counseling wisdom of a psychologist, you will rely on this third edition of "Successful Coaching" to discover how to excel as a coach. "Successful Coaching" offers an in-depth introduction to the coaching profession and is specifically written for the high school and
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April
An Introduction to Literary Studies - Mario KlarerIn this volume, Mario Klarer provides the essential beginner's guide to English literary studies. Offering a concise, easy-to-understand discussion of central issues in the study of literary texts, looking at: definitions of key terms such as 'literature' and 'text' major genres, such as fiction, poetry, drama and film periods and classifications of literature theoretical approaches to texts the use of secondary resources guidelines for writing research essays. Klarer has fully updated the highly successful first edition to provide greater guidance for online research and to reflect recent
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April
Child Development: Its Nature and Course - Ganie B. DeHart, Robert G. Cooper, L. Alan SroufeBased on research, this text provides a coherent introduction to the multifaceted world of child development, its theories, themes and contexts. Students follow the story of three children throughout the text, and emphasis is placed on diversity and balance between research and applications.
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April
Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction - Gary B. FerngrenWritten by distinguished historians of science and religion, the thirty essays in this volume survey the relationship of Western religious traditions to science from the beginning of the Christian era to the late twentieth century. This wide-ranging collection also introduces a variety of approaches to understanding their intersection, suggesting a model not of inalterable conflict, but of complex interaction. Tracing the rise of science from its birth in the medieval West through the scientific revolution, the contributors describe major shifts that were marked by discoveries such as those of
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April
Nodal Discontinuous Galerkin Methods: Algorithms, Analysis, and Applications - Jan S. HesthavenThis book offers an introduction to the key ideas, basic analysis, and efficient implementation of discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods (DG-FEM) for the solution of partial differential equations. It covers all key theoretical results, including an overview of relevant results from approximation theory, convergence theory for numerical PDE's, and orthogonal polynomials. Through embedded Matlab codes, coverage discusses and implements the algorithms for a number of classic systems of PDE's: Maxwell's equations, Euler equations, incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, and Poisson- and
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April
Bismarck: The Man and the Statesman - A.J.P. TaylorA reevaluation of Bismarck's motives and methods, focusing on the chancellor's rise to power in the 1860's and his removal from office in 1890.
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April
Operations Management: Strategy and Analysis - Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. RitzmanThis highly respected book presents strategic and managerial issues in order to emphasize that the decisions made by operations managers should be consistent with a corporate strategy shared by managers in all functional areas. It presents the operations tools and techniques for solving problems in the context of achieving a firm's overall goals and strategies, and provides a balanced treatment of manufacturing and services throughout. The book blends the latest in strategic issues with proven analytic techniques, and offers a wealth of interesting examples to engage readers and bring Operations
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April
Respect for Acting - Uta Hagen, Haskel FrankelAt the invitation of Herbert Berghof, Uta Hagen joined the faculty of the HB Studio in 1947. Since then, teaching has always been a challenge for her, as well as for the many prominent actors whom she has helped to develop. For many years, she has been asked to write a book. Now, here it is: an account of her own struggle with the techniques of acting and based on her teachings.
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April
Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy since 1938 - Stephen E. Ambrose, Douglas G. BrinkleyA survey of America's foreign policy from 1938 through to President Clinton's second term in 1995. Included in the text is commentary on Reagan's deal with Iran in 1980, Bush's deal with Iraq up to the invasion of Kuwait, the Middle East peace talks and the collapse of Soviet Union.
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April
Programming Languages and Methodologies - Robert J. SchalkoffProgramming Languages And Methodologies Presents A Mature, Well-Rounded View Of The Entire Programming Process. Intended For The Junior/Senior-Level Student Who Has Completed Introductory Programming Courses, Schalkoff's Text Discusses The More Advanced Programming Topics, Including Differing Programming Methodologies (Imperative, Declarative, Functional, OO, Parallel, And Event-Driven), The Concepts Of Formal Grammars And Syntax, The Concepts And Implementation Of Scanning And Parsing, And The Concept Of Semantics. The Choice Of Topics Included Allows Instructors To Tailor Their Approach To Suit