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July
The Computer as an Educational Tool: Productivity and Problem Solving - Richard C. Forcier, Don E. DescyThe Computer as an Educational Tool leads teachers to become proficient at infusing the computer into the curriculum to enhance learning, and using the computer to solve problems. Chapter topics include the Internet and its resources, curriculum applications and the Internet, instruction and learning, problem solving, computer applications in education, learning with word processing, learning with graphics, learning with spreadsheets, learning with databases, learning with multimedia, networking, computer classrooms and labs, and teacher utility software.
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July
Understanding World Religions - George W. Braswell Jr.Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise. In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor ones.
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July
Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting - Douglas A. MacgregorOn 26 February 1991, cavalry troops of "Cougar Squadron," the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, charged out of a sandstorm during Operation Desert Storm and caught Iraq's Republican Guard Corps in the open desert along the North-South grid line of a military map referred to as the "73 Easting." Taken by surprise, the defending Iraqi armor brigade was swept away in salvos of American tank and missile fire in what became the U.S. Army's largest tank battle since World War II. Douglas Macgregor, the man who trained and led Cougar Squadron into battle, recounts two stories. One is the
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July
Knowing God - J.I. PackerOne of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals (Christianity Today, 2006) Platinum Book Award, Evangelical Christian Publishing Association For over 40 years, J. I. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals. This edition is updated with Americanized language and spelling and a new preface by the author. Stemming from Packer's profound theological knowledge, Knowing God brings together two important
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July
The Scopes Trial: A Brief History with Documents - Jeffrey P. MoranThe Scopes trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the question of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table, and it remains an essential topic in any course on American History, the History of Education, and Religious History. This volume’s lively interpretative introduction provides an analysis of the trial and its impact on the moral fiber of the country and the educational system, and examines the race and gender issues that shook out of the debate. The editor has excerpted the crucial exchanges from the trial transcript itself, and includes these along
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July
All of Statistics: A Concise Course in Statistical Inference - Larry WassermanSuitable for those who want to learn probability and statistics quickly, this book brings together many of the main ideas in modern statistics. It includes modern topics like nonparametric curve estimation, bootstrapping and classification, topics that are usually relegated to follow-up courses.
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July
A Dictionary Of Turkish Verbs: In Context And By Theme - Ralph Jaeckel, Gulnur Doganata ElciyesOne of the keys to learning the Turkish language is to understand the importance and function of the verb. The stem of the verb, together with various suffixes of mode, tense, person, along with a subject and/or object, may be the equivalent of an entire English sentence. "A Dictionary of Turkish Verbs" is an aid to both the beginning and more advanced student of the language by providing approximately 1,000 verbs in context as they appear in up-to-date colloquial Turkish phrases and sentences, or short dialogues in translation. Contrasting English and Turkish ways of expression, this
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July
Schaum's Outline of Basic Mathematics with Applications - Hyam Kruglak, John T. Moore, J. T. MooreSchaum's Outlines include basic theory, definitions, and hundreds of sample problems solved in step-by-step detail and supplementary problems with answers. Schaum's Outlines have been favorably received and widely adopted by numberous colleges and technical schools. Major topics covered are Decimal Fractions , Measurement and Scientific Notation , Common Fractions , Percentage , Essentials of Algebra , Ratio and Proportion , Linear Equations , Exponents and Radicals , Logarithms , Quadratic Equations and Square Roots , Essentials of Plane Geometry , Solid Figures , Trigonometric Functions ,
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July
As Others See Us: The Causes and Consequences of Foreign Perceptions of America - Stephen BrooksOne of the ironies of the post-Cold War world, in which the power of the United States is without rival, is that the costs of isolationism and ignorance are greater than ever. The temptation to imagine that the rest of the world matters less than before is enticing, as America basks in the triumphant glow of a world in which capitalism and democracy, under the aegis of American leadership, are thought to have vanquished all rivals. Although it is unlikely that Americans will come to pay much attention to the rest of the world anytime soon--except when their citizens are threatened or killed