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Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition

by Doug Lowe

The ultimate reference guide for network administrators Network administrators now have a single, convenient place to turn for all the information they need. Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition is like ten books in one, covering such topics as networking basics, network security, setting up TCP/IP and connecting to the Internet, handling mobile devices, and much more. This valuable book covers all the newest updates and trends, including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. A single-source reference for network administrators Includes ten minibooks: Networking Basics; Building a Network; Network Administration and Security; TCP/IP and the Internet; Wireless Networking; Telecom, Convergence, and Mobile Devices; Windows Server 2008 Reference; Using Other Windows Servers; Linux Networking Reference; and Appendices Explores the latest technologies in broadband, storage, and back-up Delves into new trends in networking and includes the latest Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 updates System administrators will want to keep this practical all-in-one guide within reach.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011 - No Experience Required

by Eric Wing

Learn Revit Architecture step by step with this project-based tutorial Revit Architecture is the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software for architects and others in related fields. Written by renowned Revit trainer Eric Wing, this simple, yet engaging tutorial teaches you the program's basics. You'll find concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and an engaging hands-on tutorial project that will take you from an introduction to the interface and Revit conventions right in to modeling a four-story office building. Explains views, grids, and the program's editing capabilities, and then progresses as the building's design would in the real world Encourages you to work with structural grids, beams, and foundations and shows you how to add text and dimensions, as well as understand how to use dimensions as a design tool Walks you through building floors layer by layer and joining them to exterior and interior walls, and creating and editing roofs and ceilings as well as stairs, ramps, and railings Even with no experience, Revit Architecture and its accompanying Web site will support you as you learn Revit at your own pace.

Landscape Architectural Detailing

by Thomas R. Ryan Edward Allen Patrick J. Rand

The new industry standard on landscape architectural detailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailing-aesthetics, function, and constructibility-to demonstrate how powerful design patterns can transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built realities. Richly illustrated examples accompany concise discussions of a varied blend of landscape design/detailing issues such as water movement, soil environments, articulating structures and construction assemblies, life cycle costing, sustainability, health and safety, and more. This book approaches the subject of detailing in a systematic manner, and provides a balanced framework for design and workmanship that conveys the essence of the built landscape. Detailing for Landscape Architects shows how details can: Reinforce design ideas through the continuity and discontinuity of patterns Actively contribute to the overall form or geometry of the design Be designed to be durable and flexible while enhancing the entire design Gracefully accommodate the natural growth and change of plant materials Anticipate maintenance needs to minimize future disruptions Maximize their cost effectiveness through understanding their function while designing to meet those functions Including chapters that apply detail patterns to the design of an urban plaza, a roof deck, and a residence, Detailing for Landscape Architects offers guidance on solving specific technical requirements, while preserving and enhancing the visual qualities that celebrate innovation, and carry forth a timeless quality of building.

Public Garden Management

by Donald A. Rakow Sharon A. Lee

The complete-and-ready reference for establishing, managing, and running a successful and sustainable, profitable public garden As unique museums with living collections of plants, public gardens offer visitors aesthetically beautiful landscapes combined with educational programming and scientific research that promote the value and understanding of plants. In the twenty-first century, public gardens are in the forefront of organizations and institutions committed to promoting the conservation of plants and their habitats, developing sustainable practices that support the environment, and providing green spaces where our increasingly stressed and urbanized citizens can reconnect with the natural world. It is critically important that such institutions have trained, knowledgeable staff members. Because of its comprehensive examination of public gardens, Public Garden Management is the ideal guide for staff members at public gardens, anyone considering a career in public gardens, groups starting a botanical garden or arboretum, and students discovering how these complex institutions work. Public Garden Management is an all-in-one professional reference and textbook that clearly shows how to develop, establish, manage, and maintain a sustainable-both economically and environmentally-public garden. Offering practical coverage of relevant topics, along with useful tools for reinforcing study, this insightful and forward-thinking guide is: Copublished by the American Public Gardens Association Written by a panel of leading experts in the field Filled with dozens of case studies that are real-world illustrations of the principles explored in the text Illustrated throughout with line drawings, figures, and photographs that assist in conveying critical information Students and professionals will benefit greatly from the management principles outlined in this book, helping them establish and maintain new and existing public gardens that engage, inspire, and connect with their communities.

ProfessionalFlash® Lite® Mobile Development

by Jermaine G. Anderson

Everything you need to start developing for mobile devices today Adobe Flash Lite allows you to quickly create and publish engaging mobile content for games, wallpapers, video, music, or applications. With this essential guide, you'll discover how to develop applications for Flash-enabled mobile devices using ActionScript 2. 0 and the latest version of Flash Lite. Detailed walkthroughs take you from concept to completion for a variety of examples. The author provides an overview on extending Flash Lite capabilities and shows you how to distribute complete applications using the Adobe Distributable Player and Packager. Discover how Adobe Flash Lite allows you to quickly create engaging mobile content to Flash-enabled mobile devices Demonstrates every step in the development process, from concept to completion Reinforces four critical topics throughout the book: ActionScript 2. 0 mobile device considerations, PureMVC framework, native device properties, and the ability to extend Flash Lite This in-depth exploration of Adobe Flash Lite is no lightweight! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Guide to LEED® 2009 Estimating and Preconstruction Strategies

by Thomas A. Taylor

This guide walks the reader step by step through the LEED 2009 for New Construction process, offering advanced techniques for estimating the actual costs, in time and money, for building green. It serves as an essential primer to price-assessment strategies for high-performance commercial and institutional projects, which include office buildings, high-rise residential buildings, government buildings, recreational facilities, manufacturing plants, and laboratories. Written by an author with more than twenty years of green construction experience on more than 80LEED registered or certified projects, the book provides real-world case studies used to demonstrate the techniques and concepts revealed in the book, covers project documentation, and provides strategies to help the reader understand the real costs and scheduling implications associated with sustainable building.

Structure for Architects

by Ramsey Dabby Ashwani Bedi

An introduction to the concepts and principles of architectural structures in an easy-to-read format Written as an easy-to-understand primer on the topic, Structure for Architects engages readers through instruction that uses a highly visual format and real-world examples to underline the key facets of structural principles that are essential to the design process. Eschewing complicated mathematics and technical jargon, Structure for Architects demystifies the subject matter by showing it in the context of everyday situations, giving architects and architectural technologists a clear understanding of how to incorporate structural principles into their designs. Highlights of this book include: A rich collection of drawings, photographs, and diagrams, spread throughout the text, which demonstrate fundamental structural concepts using everyday examples An overview of structural design basics, as well as a summary of structural forms A look at the design implications of steel, reinforced concrete, and wood By providing an overall view of structures that covers the essentials of what architects and architectural technologists need to know, Structure for Architects is a valuable tool for illustrating the importance of designing with structure in mind and for learning the basics that are necessary for collaborating confidently with project team members.

A Global History of Architecture

by Francis D. K. Ching Mark Jarzombek Vikramaditya Prakash

Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it. " -Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task with panache, intelligence, and-for the most part-grace. " -Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Revised and updated-the compelling history of the world's great architectural achievements Organized along a global timeline, A Global History of Architecture, Second Edition has been updated and revised throughout to reflect current scholarship. Spanning from 3,500 b. c. e. to the present, this unique guide is written by an all-star team of architectural experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history. The architectural history of the world comes to life through a unified framework for interpreting and understanding architecture, supplemented by rich drawings from the renowned Frank Ching, as well as brilliant photographs. This new Second Edition: Delivers more coverage of non-Western areas, particularly Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, and Pre-Columbian America Is completely re-designed with full-color illustrations throughout Incorporates additional drawings by Professor Ching, including new maps with more information and color Meets the requirements set by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for "non-Western" architecture in history education. Offers new connections to a companion Web site, including Google EarthTM coordinates for ease of finding sites. Architecture and art enthusiasts will find A Global History of Architecture, Second Edition perpetually at their fingertips.

Advanced Concrete Technology

by Zongjin Li

Over the past two decades concrete has enjoyed a renewed level of research and testing, resulting in the development of many new types of concrete. Through the use of various additives, production techniques and chemical processes, there is now a great degree of control over the properties of specific concretes for a wide range of applications. New theories, models and testing techniques have also been developed to push the envelope of concrete as a building material. There is no current textbook which brings all of these advancements together in a single volume. This book aims to bridge the gap between the traditional concrete technologies and the emerging state-of-the-art technologies which are gaining wider use.

The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture

by Walter Rogers Michaal Dollin

The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture student identify a career track, providing direction on starting a new office, guiding an owner seeking to jumpstart a stagnant or fledgling business, or assisting a landscape architect-in-training study for the national Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), this single-source blueprint is the key to prospering in this dynamic field. This new edition features: Indispensible information for practicing landscape architects, including professional ethics, finances, office administration, marketing and promotion, and project management An updated look at government regulatory laws, federal tax administration, sustainable design, and LEED certification Strategies for using the Internet, computer software, and technology to market and manage a firm Examples of professional contract templates Case study profiles of landscape architecture firms Requirements for professional registration and criteria for taking the national exam This comprehensive and practical reference combines real-world experience with the highest professional standards to instruct the reader on business concepts. Expertly organized and easy to follow, The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition continues to be the one source that landscape architects need to direct all facets of their practice.

Advancing Executive Coaching

by Gina Hernez-Broome Lisa A. Boyce

For anyone who coaches leaders, this book addresses the most critical issues impacting the future of leadership coaching as an organizational development initiative. It is organized around a Leadership Coaching Framework that employs a systems approach to frame the myriad issues. In addition to the introductory chapter that provides an overview of the book, the sixteen contributed chapters are grouped into three sections with the final chapter providing a review of the major themes in the volume with a discussion integrating the global discussions and future directions for leadership coaching.

Achieving Excellence in Fundraising

by Tempel Eugene R. Seiler Timothy L. Aldrich Eva E.

The third edition of this acclaimed resource, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, explains the fundraising profession's major principles, concepts, and techniques. With contributions from noted experts in the field, and filled with illustrative examples, this book demonstrates why fundraising is a strategic management discipline and clearly defines each step in the fundraising cycle. Praise for the Third Edition of Achieving Excellence in Fundraising "Achieving Excellence in Fundraising brings together the voices of leaders in the field with the research expertise of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. This winning combination makes the updated third edition an excellent resource for everyone engaged in nonprofit fundraising. " -John Lippincott, president, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) "This book is the best road map-coupled with creative approaches to the practice of fund development-you will find. The sections addressing donor interest and stewardship alone are worth the price. Take time to enhance your fundraising skills, and, most importantly,increase your fundraising results. Tempel, Seiler, and Aldrich have collaborated on apublication worthy of serious study. " -William C. McGinly, president and CEO, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy "The third edition of this seminal piece of literature, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, is a wonderful continuation of a legacy that provides the nonprofit sector with a thoughtful, comprehensive, and well-organized approach to contemporary and ethical fundraising practices. The legacy lives on!" -Denny Smith, president and CEO, CFRE International "One of the most significant challenges that the grantee organizations of foundations face is building sustainable resources. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising will help them build the fundraising program they need to do so. " -Steve Gunderson, president and CEO, Council on Foundations "Today's donors seek new philanthropic experiences. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising couples the importance of good stewardship and relationships with innovation, engagement, and long-term results. This third edition takes a critical new look at a classic sector must-read. " -Brian Gallagher, president and CEO, United Way Worldwide

Spend Shift

by D John Gerzema 8217 Michael Antonio

Gold Medal Winner, General Business, 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Understanding the post-crisis consumer In Spend Shift, John Gerzema, world-renowned expert on consumer values, and Pulitzer prizewinning author Michael D'Antonio document the rise of a vibrant, values-driven post-recession economy. To tell the story of this movement, the authors travel to large cities and small towns across eight bellwether states, to examine the value shifts sweeping the nation. Through in-depth observation, proprietary data from Young & Rubicam, and interviews with experts, the authors analyze the changing consumer psyche, document the five shifting values and consumer behaviors that are remaking America and the world, and explain what it means to businesses and leaders. Explores a movement in society where the majority of American consumers are embracing both value and values Shows how post-crisis consumer expectations and behaviors will drive business decisions Draws on interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs to reveal how companies like Ford and Etsy are reconnecting with the post-crisis consumer Compelling and insightful, Spend Shift is essential reading for anyone interested in how values are changing and how businesses can connect with consumers after the recession.

Discovering the Leader in You

by Robert J. Herbold

Praise for Discovering the Leader in You "An excellent guide for both new and seasoned leaders on the unique and complex challenges of leadership in the twenty-first century. This well-written, concise book will take you through the steps needed to make conscious, deliberate leadership choices in our 24/7 world of constant access and rapid change-choices that will help you better shape and control the influence you want to have. "-Molly Corbett Broad, president, American Council on Education "All great leaders strive for excellence by committing and periodically recommitting to self-improvement. In Discovering the Leader in You, the authors help leaders hone their awareness of self and environment in this must-read guide on the journey to betterment. " -Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation "An effective leader must have keen self-awareness, which can only be obtained through a systematic process of self-discovery and evaluation. This book will take you through a proven discovery process that will help hone your leadership skills. I highly recommend it. " -Donna Noce, president, White House Black Market "Discovering the Leader in You isn't about finding what's inside you or recovering what you've lost. It's about recognizing your situation, embracing its challenges, and making the necessary changes to overcome the challenges you face. This book helps leaders at all levels frame leadership discovery as a choice-a decision to make a difference to improve the lives of other people. Leadership is essential no matter the situation. " -General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U. S. Army Forces Command "Leaders can make or break an organization. With Discovering the Leader in You, the authors supply us with a systematic approach to excelling as a leader. The principles defined in this book can help you become the effective, impactful leader you want to be!"-Eric Wiseman, chairman, president, and CEO, VF Corporation "Discover who you are as a leader with the world's top experts on the subject!" -Marshall Goldsmith

CCNA Wireless Study Guide

by Todd Lammle

A complete guide to the CCNA Wireless exam by leading networking authority Todd Lammle The CCNA Wireless certification is the most respected entry-level certification in this rapidly growing field. Todd Lammle is the undisputed authority on networking, and this book focuses exclusively on the skills covered in this Cisco certification exam. The CCNA Wireless Study Guide joins the popular Sybex study guide family and helps network administrators advance their careers with a highly desirable certification. The CCNA Wireless certification is the most respected entry-level wireless certification for system administrators looking to advance their careers Written by Todd Lammle, the leading networking guru and author of numerous bestselling certification guides Provides in-depth coverage of every exam objective and the technology developed by Cisco for wireless networking Covers WLAN fundamentals, installing a basic Cisco wireless LAN and wireless clients, and implementing WLAN security Explains the operation of basic WCS, basic WLAN maintenance, and troubleshooting Companion CD includes the Sybex Test Engine, flashcards, and entire book in PDF format Includes hands-on labs, end-of-chapter review questions, Exam Essentials overview, Real World Scenarios, and a tear-out objective map showing where each exam objective is covered The CCNA Wireless Study Guide prepares any network administrator for exam success. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Civil Engineer's Handbook of Professional Practice

by Karen Lee Hansen Kent E. Zenobia

A well-written, hands-on, single-source guide to the professional practice of civil engineering There is a growing understanding that to be competitive at an international level, civil engineers not only must build on their traditional strengths in technology and science but also must acquire greater mastery of the business of civil engineering. Project management, teamwork, ethics, leadership, and communication have been defined as essential to the successful practice of civil engineering by the ASCE in the 2008 landmark publication, Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century (BOK2). This single-source guide is the first to take the practical skills defined by the ASCE BOK2 and provide illuminating techniques, quotes, case examples, problems, and information to assist the reader in addressing the many challenges facing civil engineers in the real world. Civil Engineer's Handbook of Professional Practice: Focuses on the business and management aspects of a civil engineer's job, providing students and practitioners with sound business management principles Addresses contemporary issues such as permitting, globalization, sustainability, and emerging technologies Offers proven methods for balancing speed, quality, and price with contracting and legal issues in a client-oriented profession Includes guidance on juggling career goals, life outside work, compensation, and growth From the challenge of sustainability to the rigors of problem recognition and solving, this book is an essential tool for those practicing civil engineering.

Its Okay to Manage Your Boss

by Bruce Tulgan

Get what you need from your boss In this follow-up to the bestselling It's Okay to Be the Boss, Bruce Tulgan argues that as managers demand more and more from their employees, they are also providing them with less guidance than ever before. Since the number one factor in employee success is the relationship between employees and their immediate managers, employees need to take greater responsibility for getting the most out of that relationship. Drawing on years of experience training managers and employees, Tulgan reveals the four essential things employees should get from their bosses to guarantee success at work. Shows employees how to ask for what they need to succeed in their high-pressure jobs Shatters previously held beliefs about how employees should manage up Outlines what employees must get from their managers: clear expectations; the skills needed to perform their jobs; honest feedback, recognition or rewards A novel approach to managing up, It's Okay to Manage Your Boss is an invaluable resource for employees who want to work more effectively with their managers.

NetSuite For Dummies

by Julie Kelly Luke Braud Malin Huffman

NetSuite is an easy-to-use, customizable enterprise software for running your business. Part I explains NetSuite basics everyone should know. Part II focuses on tracking money (accounting, AR, AP, and managing inventory). Parts III, IV, and V explain how to sell and market your products, take care of customers, and sell goods online with NetSuite. Part VI describes how to gauge your progress using dashboards and analytics. Bonus chapters provide information about scripting, customization, and setting up your Web site (see the Downloads tab). Table of contents:Part 1: NetSuite BasicsPart II: Using NetSuite's Various ComponentsPart III: How to use NetSuite for your specific businessPart IV: Configuring NetSuitePart V: Getting organized with NetSuite. Bringing it all togetherPart VI: Advanced stuffPart VII: The Part of Tens

Professional Blogging For Dummies

by Susan Getgood

Take your hobby to the next level and turn your blog into real income Anyone who blogs knows that it is a fun, creative way for sharing thoughts and opinions. Now imagine making money from that hobby! This practical, how-to guide shows you how you can get serious about using your blog and implement advertising, sponsorship, partnerships, and affiliate marketing options to turn your hobby into extra income, or even a full-time career. Helpful examples and featured articles with topic experts and bloggers who have built successful business demonstrate how to promote your business or build a blog-based business. Discusses finding your niche, adhering to legal considerations, establishing your disclosure and privacy policies, and dealing responsibly with review requests Introduces ideas for advertising and other monetization options and recommends promotional avenues to explore Suggests creative ways to keep your blog fresh, unique, and interesting Provides tips for monitoring and measuring your success Professional Blogging For Dummies opens the door to a world of money-making blogging possibilities!

Corporate Blogging For Dummies

by Douglas Karr Chantelle Flannery

Establish a successful corporate blog to reach your customers Corporate blogs require careful planning and attention to legal and corporate policies in order for them to be productive and effective. This fun, friendly, and practical guide walks you through using blogging as a first line of communication to customers and explains how to protect your company and employees through privacy, disclosure, and moderation policies. Blogging guru Douglas Karr demonstrates how blogs are an ideal way to offer a conversational and approachable relationship with customers. You'll discover how to prepare, execute, establish, and promote a corporate blogging strategy so that you can reap the rewards that corporate blogging offers. Shares best practices of corporate blogging, including tricks of the trade, what works, and traps to avoid Walks you through preparing a corporate blog, establishing a strategy, promoting that blog, and measuring its success Reviews the legalities involved with a corporate blog, such as disclaimers, terms of service, comment policies, libel and defamation, and more Features examples of successful blogging programs throughout the book Corporate Blogging For Dummies shows you how to establish a corporate blog in a safe, friendly, and successful manner.

AutoCAD® 20011 and AutoCAD LT® 2011 No Experience Required

by Donnie Gladfelter

A step-by-step tutorial on AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT basics AutoCAD is the leading drawing software, used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. This tutorial is aimed at AutoCAD novices and provides you with the essentials you need so you can acquire the necessary skills to work in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT immediately. You'll begin with the basics and gradually progress to more advanced topics and features, such as grouping, elevations, hatches, and using text in drawings. Concise explanations, focused examples, and step-by-step instructions round out this hands-on tutorial. Begins with the basics of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, the leading 2D and 3D drawing software Progresses to more advanced topics and skill sets and covers grouping, hatches, and text in drawings Introduces dimensioning, external references, layouts and printing, and using 3D Contains helpful examples and step-by-step instructions so you can get started using AutoCAD immediately Featuring the most up-to-date techniques, tactics, industry standards, and methods, this tutorial will get you started using AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT right away.

Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies

by Jennifer Smith Christopher Smith Fred Gerantabee

Design professionals rely on Adobe's Creative Suite Design Premium to deliver innovative ideas in print, Web, and mobile design. Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies helps you beef up your skills with the latest version of this software. You'll learn all about the hot new versions of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks.Whether you're creating newsletters, Web sites, cool original art, or animations, this book has it covered. You'll find out how to build Web pages with text and drawings, photos, Flash animations, and rollovers; check out enhanced Photoshop 3D tools; develop interactive animations for the Web or video with Flash CS4; and use the easier rollover and action features in Dreamweaver CS4 to add interactivity without coding. You'll also discover:How to get familiar with the menus, panels, and tools that are similar throughout the suiteTips for getting creative with Illustrator's cool new vector tracing featureWays to use the annotation capabilities in Acrobat 9.0 and the improved CSS capabilities in DreamweaverWhat Fireworks CS4, the newest addition to the suite, can add to Web sitesWhich extensions and filters are common to all programsHard-to-find keyboard shortcuts in IllustratorHow to enhance and manipulate photos with PhotoshopSecrets for smoothing out your workflowHow to use the Adobe BridgeSteps for using each programTo help you quickly find what you need, Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is divided into eight minibooks:Adobe Creative Suite BasicsInDesign CS4Illustrator CS4Photoshop CS4Acrobat CS4Dreamweaver CS4Flash CS4Fireworks CS4Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop guide to all the parts of Adobe's ultimate toolkit for today's designer.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i 550D For Dummies

by Julie Adair King Dan Burkholder

The straightforward guide to the new Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D Popular tech blog Gizmodo. com called the Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D "an incredible camera - everything a first DSLR should be. " With 1080p digital video capability and an 18 megapixel sensor that improves low-light shooting all for under $900, the accolades are well-earned. And for less than $30, you can learn how to maximize your digital photography experience! Packed with more than 300 color photos and 100 color screen captures throughout, this beginner book walks you through the camera's controls, features, and shooting modes. If you're new to the Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D, this fun and friendly guide shifts you out of automatic mode and helps you shoot memorable digital photos. Aimed at first-time dSLR users looking for a guide that clearly and patiently explains the features and controls of the Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D Explores the on-board controls and situational shooting Addresses using live view and playback modes Explains dialing in exposure and lighting controls Details how to edit, print, post online, and other ways to share images Spells out how to manipulate focus and color controls Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D For Dummies delivers a straightforward look through the lens of your dSLR!

The Power of Framing

by Fairhurst Gail T.

Praise for The Power of Framing "The primary work of leadership involves managing meaning through framing. Fairhurst shows that the way leaders use language to frame people, situations, and events has important consequences for the way individuals make sense of the world and their actions. The Power of Framing is an accessible and inspirational read for leaders who want to shape their organizations in ethically responsible ways. "-J. Kevin Barge, professor, Texas A&M University "An ideal book for MBA students and business professionals who are interested in specific tools for constructing leadership in their professional worlds. By focusing on the language toolbox of leadership, the book empowers anyone to construct leadership through talk and interaction. " -Jolanta Aritz, associate professor, Center for Management Communication, USC Marshall School of Business "Building on her earlier acclaimed work, and written in a highly accessible style, Fairhurst's thoughtful study provides us with a practical and highly relevant analysis of the power of framing language from a leadership perspective. This is a must-have book. " -David Grant, professor of organizational studies, University of Sydney "Communication is the most important element of leadership, and framing of the subject and situation is one of the most powerful tools available to leaders. Gail Fairhurst has created the handbook to help leaders do this right. A must-read for anyone in a leadership capacity. " -Rich Kiley, venture capitalist, and retired Procter & Gamble marketing and HR executive "To be an effective global manager, there is nothing more critical than understanding how to frame an issue so that you are effectively communicating and motivating in a culturally sensitive manner. This book will tune you into these issues and show you how to make certain your communication is properly interpreted by your audience. " -Olga Jacob, general sales manager (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg), American Airlines

Eportfolios for Lifelong Learning and Assessment

by Darren Cambridge

This book clearly articulates the foundations of an educational vision that is distinctively supported by eportfolio use, drawing on work in philosophy, sociology, higher and adult education, and elearning research. It is academically rigorous and accessible not only to scholars in a range of disciplines who might study or use eportfolios. It surveys the state-of-the-art of international eportfolio practice and suggests future directions for higher educational institutions in terms of curriculum, assessment, and technology. This resource is written for scholars, support staff, instructional technologists, academic administrators, and policy makers.

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