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June
American Sign Language Green Books, A Student's Text Units 10-18 - Charlotte Baker-Shenk, Dennis CokelyBest known as the Green Books, the American Sign Language books provide teachers and students of American Sign Language (ASL) with the complete means for learning about the culture, community, and the native language of Deaf people. A group of 15 ASL teachers and linguists reviewed all five books to ensure that they were accurate and easy to comprehend. The three Student Texts are designed to help students acquire conversational ability in ASL and an awareness and appreciation of deaf people. Each text contains nine instructional units that present major grammatical features of ASL through
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June
Unsupervised Adaptive Filtering - Simon HaykinA complete, one-stop reference on the state of the act of unsupervised adaptive filtering While unsupervised adaptive filtering has its roots in the 1960s, more recent advances in signal processing, information theory, imaging, and remote sensing have made this a hot area for research in several diverse fields. This book brings together cutting-edge information previously available only in disparate papers and articles, presenting a thorough and integrated treatment of the two major classes of algorithms used in the field, namely, blind signal separation and blind channel equalization algorithms.
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June
The Complete Book of Speech Communication: A Workbook of Ideas and Activities for Students of Speech and Theatre - Carol Marrs"Students learn best by doing" is the essence of this lively textbook of creative activities. Ten chapters suitable for a full year's course in speech communication. Involvement is essential, but these learning experiences are such great fun that students will want to participate. Sample activities include rap, pantomime, charades, a game show, Readers Theatre, TV news, a mock trial, talk show improvisation, and dozens more, including a "grab bag" of extra activities. Assignment instructions and the sign-up sheet may be reproduced. Cartoon illustrations throughout.
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June
Party Politics in America - Frank J SoraufPart of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series and the gold standard of political parties texts, this new edition includes in-depth analysis of the 2006 campaigns and election and previews what lies ahead for the parties in the 2008 and 2010 Presidential and Congressional Elections.   Party Politics in America analyzes the interaction of the three primary components of parties–party organization, party in the electorate, and party in government. Originally written by Frank Sorauf and now authored by Marjorie Hershey, the book integrates research with contemporary and historical
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June
Ethics for International Business: Decision-Making in a Global Political Economy - John M. KlineBusiness takes place in an increasingly global environment, where business, governments and civil society interact across diverse political systems and cultures. From third world sweatshops to restrictions on tobacco advertising, this creates particular tensions and dilemmas encountered in doing business across political and cultural boundaries. Most current texts on business ethics fail to bridge the gap between ethical theory, business management and international public policy. This innovative textbook provides a topical and relevant analysis of the ethical dimensions of doing business in a
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June
Rip Van Winkle - Washington IrvingRip Van Winkle travels into the Catskill Mountains to spend the day, but somehow falls asleep and wakes up to a changed world. He had slept for 20 years! Where is his family? Find out what happened to Rip Van Winkle in this cautionary tale! Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, encouraging a love of reading that is vital to success in school and life! Children will find hours of entertainment in the pages of these timeless tales! Our Brighter Child® Keepsake Stories are delightfully illustrated classic stories of
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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