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July
Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation - Les PardewLearn how to animate emotion in your characters and add drama to your animation Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation deals specifically with body language, facial expressions, emotional reactions, and other methods of giving characters emotion. It also deals with adding emotion and drama to a scene or setting. A majority of animation books cover emotion as a side element. Character emotion is a major element that plays a vital role in the believability of the character. Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation offers comprehensive coverage of the techniques that can help you create believable
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July
Education for Judgment: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership - Carl Roland Christensen, C. Roland ChristensenDiscussion teaching--the foundation of the Harvard Business School's renowned case method of instruction--is a powerful tool for developing skills as well as conveying knowledge. In the give and take of discussion, students go beyond abstract understanding to the active application of important principles. They are confronted with the same kind of ambiguous, many-sided problems they will face in their professional lives. The elements of great teaching can be identified and consciously practiced. Many of the essays describe the building blocks of successful group leadership: negotiating a contract
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July
Organizational Behavior (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card) - Don Hellriegel, John W. Slocum Jr.Organizational Behavior is designed to help students, professionals, and managers develop the competencies and skills that are needed to effectively contribute to an organization. This proven text's strengths lie in its classic research, coverage of contemporary and emerging OB topics, and excellent case selection. Throughout the text, seven core competencies-Managing Self, Managing Diversity, Managing Ethics, Managing Across Cultures, Managing Teams, Managing Communications, and Managing Change-are emphasized and illustrated for the student.
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July
A Short History of the Chinese People - L. Carrington GoodrichThis survey begins with the prehistoric period, then discusses the major currents of Chinese history, philosophy, culture and politics — from the reigns of such dynastic rulers as the Shang to the era of Mongol conquests and the Manchu dynasties, culminating with the birth of the Chinese Republic in 1912. 17 maps, 24 illustrations.
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July
Healthcare Documentation: Fundamentals and Practice - Health Professions InstituteIdeal for learners with no prior experience and those seeking refresher training, "Healthcare Documentation: Fundamentals and Practice, 4/e "is the most comprehensive healthcare documentation learning system available. It begins with a thorough overview of the medicolegal and technology aspects of healthcare documentation, including key trends such as electronic health records, security, privacy, and speech recognition. Next, it provides integrated content linked to 10 hours of authentic medical dictation practice. Extensive exercises in the text combine with online audio exercises to
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July
Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool - James K. PeckolPeckol provides readers with a developer's perspective to embedded systems concepts. He examines in detail each of the important theoretical and practical aspects that one must consider when designing today's applications. Readers will then be taken from concept to realization as they learn how to apply these critical concepts.
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July
The Meaning of Sociology: A Reader - Joel M. CharonA collection of 65 articles which covers the meaning and features of sociology.
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July
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha - Roddy Doyle"Sometimes when nothing happened it was really getting ready to happen." Irish Paddy rampages through Barrytown streets with like-minded hooligans, playing cowboys, etching names in wet concrete, setting fires. The gang are not bad boys, just restless. When his parents argue, Paddy stays up all night to keep them safe. Change always comes, not always for the better.
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July
Case Studies in Early Childhood Education: Implementing Developmentally Appropriate Practices - Rachel Ozretich, Linda Burt, Susan M. Doescher, Martha FosterDevelopmentally appropriate practice is defined by the NAEYC as teachers making decisions about the well-being and education of children based on at least three kinds of information: What is known about child-development and learning What is known about the strengths, interests, and needs of each individual in the group Knowledge of the social and cultural contexts in which children live Both experienced and pre-service teachers need to follow these guidelines to ensure that they are supplying programs that promote the development and enhance the learning of all the children in their classrooms.
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July
Typographie =: Typography - Emil RuderEmil Ruder's Typography is the timeless textbook from which generations of typographer and graphic designers have learned their fundamentals. Ruder, one of the great twentieth-century typographers was a pioneer who abandoned the conventional rules of his discipline and replaced them with new rules that satisfied the requirements of his new typography. Now in its sixth printing, this book has a hallowed place on the bookshelves of both students and accomplished designers. Dimension: 83/4 x 11 inches, over 500 examples, English, German & French text.