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March
Wireless Communications and Networks - William Stallings"Wireless Communications and Networks, 2e, "provides one of the most up-to-date and accurate overviews of wireless principles, technology, and application. It is ideal for courses in wireless networking, wireless communications, wireless data communications or wireless technology in departments of Computer Science, Engineering, IT, and Continuing Education. The rapid growth of mobile telephone use, satellite services, and the wireless Internet are generating tremendous changes in telecommunications and networking. Combining very current technical depth with a strong pedagogy and advanced Web
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March
The Basis of Belief: A Century of Drama and Debate at the University of Minnesota - Steven J. KeillorThe Basis of Belief tells the story of the University of Minnesota s unofficial educational agenda. Steven Keillor considers selected controversies that have been energetically debated by educators, administrators, and students for over a century at the University. Keillor describes the clash between an experimental, scientific basis for knowledge and a reliance on testimony, as in stories and first-hand accounts. Which means of obtaining knowledge was best? Which direction should a university take in influencing and promoting one or the other? These arguments concern the place in the University
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March
Hip-Hop Culture in College Students' Lives: Elements, Embodiment, and Higher Edutainment - Emery PetchauerCollege campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of underground hip-hop spaces, and the author s own active roles in hop-hop communities, this book provides a rich portrait of how college students who create hip-hop both male and female, and of multiple ethnicities embody its principles and aesthetics on campuses
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March
The Sign of the Beaver - Elizabeth George SpeareTwelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chief's grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?