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June
The Research Methods Knowledge Base - William Trochim, James DonnellyThoroughly updated, the third edition of The Research Methods Knowledge Base provides coverage of quantitative methods and enhanced coverage of qualitative methods. It can be used in a variety of disciplines and is ideal for an introductory comprehensive undergraduate or graduate level course. Through its conversational, informal style it makes material that is often challenging for students both accessible and understandable. The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 3e covers everything from the development of a research question to the writing of a final report, describing both practical and
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June
Cambridge International as and a Level Accounting Textbook - Harold Randall, David HopkinsEndorsed by University of Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge International AS and A Level Accounting offers a thorough coverage of the AS and A Level topics in both financial and management accounting. It includes the latest changes of the syllabus, especially the introduction of International Accounting Standards (IAS). The combination of easily understandable content and practice questions makes this book an ideal resource to support teaching and learning for use both during the course and as an aid to revision.
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June
Fundamentals of Photography: The Essential Handbook for Both Digital and Film Cameras - Tom AngThe most comprehensive, accessible, and completely up-to-date guide available for today’s photographer: whether beginner or advanced, using a film camera or digital. Award-winning photographer Tom Ang provides a thorough, explicitly detailed bottom-to-top understanding of modern photography, explaining all the techniques that will help anyone who uses a camera—in a professional capacity or as a snapshot shooter—improve the quality of his or her photographs. Here is everything you need to know: from the most practical advice (the fundamental facts about light sources) to the most sophisticated
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June
Chinese Calligraphy Made Easy: A Structured Course in Creating Beautiful Brush Lettering - Rebecca YueMost courses in Chinese Calligraphy go slowly. Very slowly. They teach patience. Chinese Calligraphy Made Easy teaches calligraphy--and teaches it fast. While most programs force students to learn all of the many basic brushstrokes first, Rebecca Yue's method starts with a few key strokes, then puts them together to make characters starting with the very first lesson. Students get motivated and stay motivated as the accomplishments keep coming--as soon as a few characters have been mastered, they are ready for such projects as a bonsai pot, a T-shirt, a vase, and greeting cards. The method is
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June
George's Secret Key to the Universe - Lucy Hawking, Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking, author of the multi-million copy bestselling A Brief History of Time, and his daughter Lucy explain the universe to readers of all ages. George's parents, who have always been wary of technology, warn him about their new neighbors: Eric is a scientist and his daughter, Annie, seems to be following in his footsteps. But when George befriends them and Cosmos, their super-computer, he finds himself on a wildly fun adventure, while learning about physics, time, and the universe. With Cosmos's help, he can travel to other planets and a black hole. But what would happen if the wrong
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June
Banach Algebras and Automatic Continuity - H. Garth DalesBanach algebras combine algebraic and analytical aspects and it is the interplay of these structures that gives the subject its fascination. This volume expounds the general theory of Banach algebras, and shows how their topology is often determined by their algebraic structure. The central questions ask when homomorphisms and derivations from Banach algebras are automatically continuous, and seek canonical forms for these maps. It synthesizes work over the last 20 years, and gives a definitive account; there are many new and unpublished results. It also describes many specific classes of Banach
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June
Building Your Career: A Guide to Your Future - Susan J. Sears, Virginia N. Gordon, Susan Jones SearsThis unique hands-on workbook equips readers with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors required to make effective educational and career decisions. Using a wide variety of exercises and innovative worksheets, users pull together personal, family/social, and career traits, preferences and conditions, and use this "self-information" to explore relevant occupational clusters that are presented in terms of both a current and future-oriented workplace. The workbook moves readers systematically through a decision-making cycle of Awareness, Exploration, Choice, and Commitment. Getting Ready.
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June
The American Studies Anthology - Richard P. Horwitz, Horwitz, Richard P. Horwitz, Richard P.A rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination, the United States is compellingly portrayed in this first anthology designed specifically for American studies courses. Offering an indispensable introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America, leading scholar Richard Horwitz has compiled the definitive anthology for American studies and American culture courses. Brimming with imaginative selections, the reader contains essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems by a rich array of authors-both domestic and international-whose writings echo
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June
High Stakes: Poverty, Testing, and Failure in American Schools - Dale D. JohnsonHigh Stakes brings the voices of students and teachers to our national debates over school accountability and educational reform. Recounting the experiences of two classrooms during one academic year, the book offers a critical exploration of excessive state-mandated monitoring, high-stakes testing pressures, and inequities in public school funding that impede the instructional work of teachers, especially those who serve children of poorer families. Redbud Elementary has no playground, no library, no hot water, and no art classes. Ninety-five percent of the children qualify for a free breakfast
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June
Basic Pathology: An Introduction to the Mechanisms of Disease - Sunil R. Lakhani, Susan A. Dilly, Caroline J. FinlaysonThis best-selling textbook provides a lively introduction to pathology for students of medicine, dentistry, nursing and other health professions. The book explores the basic mechanisms that a student must understand in order to make sense of clinical medicine, and in addition, covers all aspects of the science underlying disease processes, integrating the topics covered within a clinical setting. Entirely updated the third edition retains the much-praised clinical scenarios, historical anecdotes, key points boxes and revision notes from the previous edition . Restructured into five major sections,