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Foundations of Communication Sciences & Disorders - Paul T. FogleAn exciting new full color textbook, this is the foundational text for introducing concepts in communication sciences and disorders. Written in accessible, engaging and caring language, it is also rooted in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's "Big Nine" knowledge and skill areas. Units provide cohesive "big picture" introductions and conclusions, while individual chapters focus on key information in smaller, manageable packages. But this text goes beyond expectations for an introductory text and explores the emotional and social effects of disorders to help readers truly understand
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Creativity 101 - James C. Kaufman..".Full of keen and illuminating insight...Written with creative flair and great elegance." Robert Olen Butler Author, "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain " Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction ..".Witty, charming, and informative..."Creativity 101" makes a convincing case for the importance of creativity in society, in our schools, and in our daily lives....And no, we aren't related." Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD Author, " The Psychology of Creative Writing" "[An] excellent primer or review of what is out there in terms of research, definitions, theoretical considerations, and
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Conflict Coaching: Conflict Management Strategies and Skills for the Individual - Tricia S. Jones, Ross BrinkertRecent research shows that between 25-85% of conflict disputants referred to mediation choose not to participate (i.e., they resist wanting to meet face-to-face). In the field of conflict resolution, conflict coaching is the only process that has emerged which allows resolution methods to work on a one-on-one basis. Conflict Coaching: Conflict Management Strategies and Skills for the Individual defines this growing area of conflict resolution and distinguishes conflict coaching as a stand-alone resolution technique. In a service society where human relationships are central to our professional as
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Speaking with a Purpose - Arthur Koch"Provides a concise, practical, and step-by-step approach to public speaking"" ""Speaking with a Purpose" is designed to help speakers develop the skills they need to prepare and deliver effective speeches. It is based primarily on a traditional public speaking approach combined with up-to-date communication theory. It is intentionally brief in order to give the reader more time to prepare, practice, and present speeches. The step-by-step approach of the book allows students to concentrate on the speechmaking process. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand
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Learning Maya 6: Character Rigging and Animation eBook on DVD - Alias Learning ToolsLearning Maya 6: Dynamics is your solution to creating stunning effects in Maya. Get hands-on experience with the innovative tools and powerful techniques available in the Maya Dynamics engine as you learn to create smoke, fire, dust, water and more. If your animations don't follow the laws of physics, Learning Maya 6: Dynamics is the tool you've been looking for. Learn to master the Maya Dynamics engine as you work with both rigid and soft body dynamics, particle animation and rendering, emitters and much more. Get the theory you need to understand what's happening in Maya and then work your
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May
Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom: Corpus Linguistics for Teachers - Gena BennettThe goal of this book is to make the ideas of corpus linguistics accessible to teachers and, most important, provide ideas, instruction, and opportunities for teachers to use the applications of corpus linguistics in their classrooms. Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom is intended for graduate students who are studying applied linguistics or TESOL, for teacher-trainers working with language instructors, and for practicing language teachers who want to better understand corpus linguistics and how to incorporate it into their classroom.    The book has three sections: (1) a general
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Environmental Biology - Allan M. JonesAn introduction to the core elements of biology and the biosphere. Introducing the characteristics of living organisms, their organization and distribution, the book then examines the components of the biosphere and basic ecological processes. With coverage of aquatic and terrestrial examples throughout, the text outlines the fundamental processes of life before examining the more complex components, namely individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems.
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Tracks - Louise ErdrichSet in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people erode ceaselessly, men and women are pushed to the brink of their endurance—yet their pride and humor prohibit surrender. The reader will experience shock and pleasure in encountering characters that are compelling and rich in their vigor, clarity, and indomitable vitality.
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Energy for the 21st Century: A Comprehensive Guide to Conventional and Alternative Sources - Roy L. NersesianProviding a detailed analysis of the principle energy sources - biomass, coal, oil, natural gas, hydro and nuclear power - as well as sustainable sources, especially fuel cell technology, this work offers a survey of the early history and use of energy sources and the colourful expansion of Big Oil.
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The Periodic Table - Primo Levi, Raymond Rosenthal(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan and a Jew. It recounts, in clear, precise, unfailingly beautiful prose, the story of the Piedmontese Jewish community from which Levi came, of his years as a student and young chemist at the inception of the Second World War, and of his investigations into the nature of the material world. As such, it provides crucial links and backgrounds, both personal and intellectual, in the tremendous project of