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Lab Manual for Fundamentals of HVACR (Second Edition)

by Carter Ahri Carter Stanfield David Skaves

This is a student supplement associated with: Fundamentals of HVACR, 2/e Carter Stanfield David Skaves AHRI ISBN: 0132859610

Microeconomics

by Anthony P. O'Brien Glenn P. Hubbard

Learn economics through real business examples. Hubbard/O'Brien explains the basics of economics by demonstrating how real businesses use economics to make real decisions everyday. This is something all readers can connect to, as they encounter businesses in their daily lives. And regardless of future career path--opening an art studio, doing social work, trading on Wall Street, working for the government, or bartending at the local pub--readers will benefit from understanding the economic forces behind their work.

Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach (Fourth Edition)

by Roger Pierangelo George A. Giuliani

The fourth edition of Assessment in Special Education covers assessments for every disability type while examining each stage of the assessment process. Chapters discuss the most current and reliable assessment measures used in schools to determine all areas of special need from infancy, to school-age and into adulthood. This book addresses current topics such as IDEIA, curriculum-based assessment, curriculum-based measurement, functional behavior assessments and behavioral intervention plans.

Resource Management For Individuals And Families (Fifth Edition)

by Elizabeth B. Goldsmith

Resource Management for Individuals and Families contains 14 well-organized chapters divided into four parts to introduce students to the best of management thinking and practice. The fifth edition offers a new, interactive approach to teaching resource management through special features that are specifically designed to reflect the themes of choice and decision making, supporting students' interest and learning. To engage the reader, many chapters begin with a case or story from the news about families. This edition continues to pay close attention to meeting the standards and criteria for the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

Supervision of Police Personnel (Eighth Edition)

by Nathan F. Iannone Marvin D. Iannone Jeff Bernstein

The must-read text for criminal justice students, prospective police supervisors, and police promotional exams. Supervision of Police Personnel, Eighth Edition, offers complete coverage of the principles and practices of police supervision for leadership training of supervisors in law enforcement and allied fields. This newly updated text explores relationships involved in individual and group management methods and the practical techniques for carrying out the various responsibilities of the police supervisor. Discussions focus on real issues faced by police supervisors in interpersonal, operational, and administrative relationships. Written by experienced police officers, the text presents time-tested content that is an indispensible resource for promotional exams.

Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional (Second Edition)

by Ellen B. Grimes

Updated for the latest knowledge and practice standards, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: ESSENTIALS FOR THE DENTAL PROFESSIONAL, 2/e thoroughly discusses the essential elements of 30 different medical emergencies dental professionals may encounter, including etiology, signs, symptoms and treatment. It presents case scenarios and resolutions designed to promote critical thinking and problem solving; demonstrates the importance medical histories and vital signs in preventing emergencies; and guides students in developing appropriate medical emergency kits. Case Scenarios and Case Resolutions promote critical thinking skills Critical thinking is in the previous sentence, and easy-to-follow Treatment Flow Charts walk students visually through emergency procedures. Easy-to-use tables present the Signs & Symptoms of each emergency, and an At-A-Glance table summarizes the essentials of all emergencies. Student practice tests are now offered online, and extensive instructor support materials are available, including PowerPoint® presentations for each chapter.

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations

by Ifsta

Continuing the tradition of excellence in firefighter education, this new, expanded version contains the complete 20 basic chapters, as well as additional chapters including first aid and hazardous materials response to meet all of the requirements for Fire Fighter I and II levels of NFPA 1001® and NFPA 472® and OSHA 1910. 120. This overhauled new edition offers a complete support package and includes updated information on 192 skill sheets, knot and rope requirements, the use of essential job tasks related to the medical requirements in NFPA 1582®, and more! Begin laying the foundation for your firefighting career now with this expanded version. View a Sample Chapter:http://info. ifsta. org/essentials-6th

Medical Language: Immerse Yourself (Third Edition)

by Susan M. Turley

Now in its Third Edition,Medical Language has touched the lives of more people than any other medical terminology book. This intensely visual, powerfully relevant book is organized to promote exceptionally effective instruction and maximum student success. Fully updated to cover the field's newest terminology, this edition retains a deep focus on word building, and enhances teaching and learning in many ways -- including a state-of-the-art immersive online study experience. Its appealing, uncluttered design contains hundreds of rich images and plenty of white space for easy reading and note taking. Student learning is promoted through an unsurpassed quantity and variety of exercises, more colorful, interesting, and large illustrations, and - as requested by most instructors - an intuitive organization around medical specialties. In addition to content updates throughout, this edition is complemented by a brand new set of Dynamic Lectures: comprehensive audio/visual learning experiences narrated by the author.

Skills for Success With Office 2013

by Shelley Gaskin Kris Townsend Catherine Hain Stephanie Murre Wolf

For use in the Office Applications course or readers that need to get started with Microsoft Office 2013. Skills for Success is the Microsoft Office 2013 textbook that recognizes how readers learn today! The Office Skills text that was designed with today's students--and the way today's readers use an Office textbook--in mind. With Skills for Success , Microsoft Office 2013 is at your fingertips! With Office 2013, Microsoft is taking the office to the cloud. You can now open and save your files from any computer without a USB flash drive. The Skills for Success series shows students how to get the most out of Office 2013 no matter what device they are using-a traditional desktop or tablet. Whether you are tapping and sliding with your finger or clicking and dragging with the mouse, Skills for Success shows you the way. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalized Learning: MyITLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Designed for a New Generation of Learners: The Skills for Success series is specifically designed to enhance usability and fit the work style of today's students. Support for Students and Instructors: Supplements enhance the learning process for students, while instructor resources are designed to make your life easier.

Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice

by Cliff Roberson Michael L. Birzer

Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice, 2/e is a comprehensive, readable text that presents a practical look at police field operations and is designed to be used in one-semester courses on police operations or patrol procedures. Chapters have been designed to be independent units that can be taught individually, but also build upon each other to provide a complete picture of police operations. The text cover all major areas of police operations including patrolling, investigations, crime mapping, community policing, hot pursuit issues, communications, gangs and drugs, and more. Discussions focus on issues and challenges that police officers face on the job and help students bridge the gap between theory and practice.

The New World of International Relations 10th Ed

by Michael G. Roskin Nicholas O. Berry

A down-to-earth approach to contemporary international relations IR: The New World of International Relations provides students with a direct and down-to-earth understanding of contemporary international relations. This text surveys key events in world history as well as fundamental theoretical concepts to trace the international system's evolution and to assess its future. Putting the behavior of global actors into more complete context, IR helps students think critically about the challenges faced by the United States in an era of globalization.

Writing For The Mass Media (Ninth Edition)

by James G. Stovall

A clear and effective introduction to media writing Writing for the Mass Media offers clear writing, simple organization, abundant exercises, and precise examples that give students information about media writing and opportunities to develop their skills as professional writers. With a focus on a converged style of media writing, and converting that style into real work, this ninth edition maintains its classic and effective text/workbook format while staying ahead of the curve and preparing students for their future careers. MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the Stovall program. MediaShare allows students to post speeches and share them with classmates and instructors. Interactive videos provide students with the opportunity to watch and evaluate sample speeches. Online self-assessments and pre- and post-tests help students assess their comfort level with public speaking and their knowledge of the material.

On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, Third Edition Update

by Sarah R. Labensky Priscilla Martel Eddy Van Damme

On Baking, Third Edition Update, follows the model established in our previous editions, which has prepared thousands of students for successful careers in the baking and pastry arts by building a strong foundation based upon sound fundamental techniques. On Baking focuses on teaching the hows and whys of baking. On Baking starts with general procedures, highlighting funda¬mental principles and skills, and then presents specific applications and sample recipes. Core baking and pastry principles are explained as the background for learning proper techniques. Once mastered, these techniques can be used in the preparation of a wide array of baked goods, pastries and confections. The baking and pastry arts are shown in a cultural and historical con¬text as well so that students understand how different techniques and flavor profiles developed.

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling

by Barbara Herlihy Theodore P. Remley

This authoritative resource, written by two counseling professors--one an attorney and the other an expert in ethics--explores the most difficult ethical, legal, and professional challenges in counseling in an easy-to-understand manner. Ideal for instructors who do not specialize in the topics presented, and for students who are learning about the counseling profession, Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling includes numerous case studies throughout not only to highlight difficult situations faced by counselors, but also to give readers the benefit of the authors' best thinking on how to resolve the dilemmas. The complex legal, ethical, and professional counseling issues are analyzed and discussed in a manner that allows counselors to resolve challenging situations as they arise in their practice. Included is practical advice on how to manage ethical and legal issues such as using technology and social media, counseling minors and vulnerable adults, counseling clients who may be suicidal or violent, responding to subpoenas; setting boundaries with clients, students, and supervisees serving as gatekeepers for the counseling profession; developing a private practice, responding to complaints, and practicing in a diversity-sensitive manner. The topics are relevant for school counselors, clinical mental health counselors, college counselors, rehabilitation counselors, marriage and family counselors, substance abuse counselors, and counselors who practice in other specialties. As a text it is appropriate for undergraduate, master's level, and doctoral level human services and counseling.

Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, Third Edition

by Randal E. Bryant David R. O'Hallaron

This book (known as CS: APP) is for computer scientists, computer engineers, and others who want to be able to write better programs by learning what is going on "under the hood" of a computer system.

Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities (Third Edition)

by Amy G. Dell Deborah A. Newton Jerry G. Petroff

With an emphasis on the integration of assistive technology into the curriculum, this text focuses on how assistive technology can be used in schools to enhance the teaching and learning of students with disabilities. This link between technology and teaching and learning drives the book's organization as well as its content. It is organized by school-related tasks that students must perform on a daily basis to be successful -- reading, writing, practicing academic skills, and communicating with their teachers and peers – and presents descriptions of technology-based solutions to the obstacles students with disabilities face in completing these tasks. Since being able to access computers is one major barrier, the text features a section on making computers accessible to students with a wide range of disabilities. A companion web site offers up-to-date information on product names, vendors, web site addresses, and other time-sensitive material.

Machine Tool Practices (Ninth Edition)

by Richard R. Kibbe Roland O. Meyer John E. Neely Warren T. White

This book features a richly illustrated, intensely visual treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects, including measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) .

Office Procedures for the 21st Century (Eighth Edition)

by Sharon Burton Nelda Shelton

This market-leading book helps readers acquire the office and interpersonal skills needed to excel in any organization. Its proven approach means students acquire these skills quickly and chapters introduce a range of topics including file management, time management, employment skills, basic financial forms, problem solving, human relations and more! This edition features more on communication, references Microsoft Office 2007, and expands the office simulation to include both functional and cumulative exercises. New chapters address the medical and legal office and new assignments develop employer-ready skills. New! Updated content includes topics such as: Current office trends The green office Office politics e-Portfolios Displaying good manners Ordering supplies online Visitors and language barriers Complaining customers Steps for keying minutes Steps for PowerPoint 2007 and more!

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach (3rd Edition)

by Michael Patrick Adams Leland Norman Holland Jr. Carol Q. Urban

The third edition of Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach has been thoroughly updated to reflect current pharmacologic drugs and processes. This book is structured to present pharmacology and pathology together, so students can more easily grasp the interrelationship between these subjects and patient care.

Contract Law for Paralegals: Traditional and e-Contracts (Second Edition)

by Henry R. Cheeseman Kathleen Mercer Reed John J. Schlageter

The book intends to provide students with a strong foundation in the essential principles of contracts and to ensure their familiarity with and recognition of issues that arise in the area of contracts.

Introduction to Programming With Greenfoot: Object-Oriented Programming in Java With Games and Simulations

by Michael Kölling

Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot: Object-Oriented Programming in Java with games and Simulations is ideal for introductory courses in Java Programming or Introduction to Computer Science. The only textbook to teach Java programming using Greenfoot--this is "Serious Fun. " Programming doesn't have to be dry and boring. This book teaches Java programming in an interactive and engaging way that is technically relevant, pedagogically sound, and highly motivational for students. Using the Greenfoot environment, and an extensive collection of compelling example projects, students are given a unique, graphical framework in which to learn programming.

Project Management (2nd Edition)

by Jeffery K. Pinto

Project Management employs a managerial, business-oriented approach to the management of projects, which is reinforced throughout the text with current examples of project management in action. Introduction: Why Project Management?; The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture; Project Selection and Portfolio Management; Leadership and the Project Manager; Scope Management; Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation; Risk Management; Cost Estimation and Budgeting; Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path; Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks; Critical Chain Project Scheduling; Resource Management; Project Evaluation and Control; Project Closeout and Termination For readers or future mangers interested in understanding the fundamentals of project management from a variety of business applications and examples.

Anybody's Business

by Barbara Van Syckle Brian Tietje

More than a book, Anybody's Business is an approach to business and life that harnesses the best of people and how they work together to produce a transformation in perspective and purpose. This text shows the students the connections between business concepts and their everyday lives. The skills they learn can be put to use from the moment they leave the classroom and throughout their professional journey.

Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice (7th Edition)

by Christine I. Bennett

Written for new teachers, this guide to multicultural education presents interdisciplinary content through primary source material and vignettes of actual teachers and students. Providing an in-depth focus in key areas as well as a broad overview, Christine Bennett aims to help prepare teachers who are informed and caring advocates for students from all cultural, racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, and national backgrounds.

Assistive Technology For People With Disabilities (Second Edition)

by Diane Pedrotty Bryant Brian R. Bryant

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, Second Edition, includes eight comprehensive chapters that focus on devices and software to enhance the lives and promote the independence of people with disabilities. Updated with new research, content and features to address current developments in the field, the book approaches assistive technology and education in a lifespan, multidisciplinary manner by discussing the use of current technology in the fields of special education, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, and other disciplines. Featured devices and software will help you understand how areas such as mobility, communication, education, independent living, and access to information media affect learning and living for individuals with disabilities. You will also gain a great understanding of the foundational and historical perspectives of AT, assessment, universal design, and the ADAPT framework, which is a tool to help educators make decisions about appropriate AT, student needs, and the demands of the environment. Developed from the authors' years of experience teaching both K-12 students and adults, as well as their own framework for understanding assistive technology application and integrating technology into instruction, this new edition addresses assistive technology that promotes knowledge and skills, practical application and a myriad of opportunities that good technology provides for persons with disabilities.

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