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June
The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships - Lois J. ZacharyThe Mentor's Guide explores the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. It is based on Laurent A. Daloz's and widely used concept that mentoring is a learning journey in which the mentor and mentee serve as companions along the way. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this resource.
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June
Research Methods in Social Relations - Rick H. Hoyle, Charles M. JuddThis book has been a classic in the field, due in part to the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Their involvement in this project has helped to bring prominent authors on board. Last published in 1991 this stellar text has been significantly revised by Dr. Charles Judd and by a new coauthor, prominent psychologist Rick Hoyle. Dr. Hoyle is well known in the research methods and statistics area, as well as being active in APA, APS, MPA, and many other professional organizations. He currently is a full professor and teaches at the University of Kentucky.
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June
Social entrepreneurship: A skills approach - Robert Gunn, Christopher DurkinOutstanding social entrepreneurs inspire students, transform communities, and ignite innovative approaches to solving social needs. This timely book has been inspired by the increasing interest around social entrepreneurship scholarship and the practice of delivering innovative solutions to social issues. The in-depth theoretical study of stakeholder engagement, financial options, leadership management and organizational challenges is complemented by compelling international case studies of real social enterprise success. The book will be essential reading for students, academics, practitioners
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June
Schaum's Outline of Discrete Mathematics, Revised Third Edition (Schaum's Outline Series) - Seymour Lipschutz, Marc LipsonTough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you: Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge Coverage of
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June
3D Computer Graphics (3rd Edition) - Alan H. WattThis book provides students with a knowledge of complex and emerging topics in the field of Computer Graphics, including advances in rendering and new material on animation. It will enable the reader to master the fundamentals of 3D computer graphics as well as acting as a complete resource for anyone interested in 3D modelling. It provides detailed coverage of both realistic and non-realistic images. This is the third edition of a book which deals with the processes involved in converting a mathematical or geometric description of an object into a visualisation that simulates the appearance of a
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June
Fundamentals of Information Systems - Ralph M. Stair, George W. ReynoldsNow in its fourth edition, Fundamentals of Information Systems has been heavily revised and reorganized, yet continues to offer a concise overview of information systems fundamentals in a short, nine-chapter format. Seasoned authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds weave the fundamentals of managing information systems into an understandable and engaging text.
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June
Guide to Library User Needs Assessment for Integrated Information Resource: Management and Collection Development - Dora BiblarzApplicable for all types of libraries. Needs assessment can be defined as the process of using one or more techniques to collect and analyze data on library users or potential users. The guide includes the methodology and techniques for carrying out needs assessment projects, ranging from short-term assessments to long-term research or comprehensive collection assessments. Various types of data, techniques, and methodology are described, as are associated pointers and pitfalls.
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June
Introductory Astronomy & Astrophysics - Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. GregoryThis advanced undergraduate text provides broad coverage of astronomy and astrophyscis with a strong emphasis on physics. It has an algebra and trigonometry prerequisite, but calculus is preferred.
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June
Mediating Child Custody Disputes: A Strategic Approach - Donald T. SaposnekEffective Mediation Seasoned mediator Donald Saposnek has revised and updated his classic primer which offers the most current information on issues and procedures concerning child custody mediation and includes important updates on new research and laws. Using metaphors drawn from Aikido, Saposnek's compassionate book offers guidance for developing the essential therapeutic skills and mediation techniques that will help solve difficult problems and create cooperation.