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College Physics: Reasoning and Relationships

by Nicholas J. Giordano

Espaces: Rendez-vous avec le monde francophone

by Cherie Mitschke Cheryl Tano

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Imaginez: le français sans frontières, cours de français intermédiaire

by Cherie Mitschke

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Modern Automotive Technology (Ninth Edition)

by James E. Duffy

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Small Gas Engines

by Alfred C. Roth W. Scott Gauthier Blake J. Fisher

The Small Gas Engines textbook covers all areas of engine theory and service. The book includes extensive information on L-head, overhead valve, and overhead cam engine designs. The troubleshooting and engine service information in the book is generalized rather than manufacturer-specific so that it can be applied to a wide range of engine designs from different manufacturers. The book contains all of the service procedures needed to completely rebuild a small, single-cylinder gas engine. The theory sections of the book give the reader a sound understanding of the science involved in four-stroke and two-stroke internal combustion cycles in easy-to-understand language. They also provide the reader with clear explanations of the role of basic engine components, the benefits and operation of various engine designs, and up-to-date emission control information. Review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the important information presented in that chapter. The suggested activities at the end of each chapter are hands on and research activities that help the students apply what they have learned in the text and expand their knowledge.

Statistical Reasoning in Sports

by Christine Franklin Josh Tabor

Offering a unique and powerful way to introduce the principles of statistical reasoning, Statistical Reasoning in Sports features engaging examples and a student-friendly approach. Starting from the very first chapter, students are able to ask questions, collect and analyze data, and draw conclusions using randomization tests. Is it harder to shoot free throws with distractions? We explore this question by designing an experiment, collecting the data, and using a hands-on simulation to analyze results. Completely covering the Common Core Standards for Probability and Statistics, Statistical Reasoning in Sports is an accessible and fun way to learn about statistics!

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design

by Clois E. Kicklighter Joan C. Kicklighter W. Scott Thomas

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design provides comprehensive instruction for preparing architectural working drawings using traditional and computer-based methods. The text also serves as a reference for design and construction principles and methods. Its highly effective formatorganizes content around the design-building process, making the text easy to understand and appealing to students. The new edition of this text has been extensively revised and features new chapters covering sustainable design and building sections. New chapter features include Green Architecture, Employability, Problem Solving Case Study, and Curricular Connections to expand on chapter topics, explain currenttrends, and promote student interest. Each chapter contains sample test questions for the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) Drafter Certification Test to help students work toward earning professional certification. The text has been enhanced with a new, colorful design and includes manynew detailed illustrations to explain topics. Each chapter includes objectives, key terms, Internet resources, review questions, and suggested activities for individuals or small groups. Many of the chapterend activities are designed to give students experience working with computer-aided draftingand design (CADD) systems.

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design (Twelfth Edition)

by Clois E. Kicklighter Joan C. Kicklighter W. Scott Thomas

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COMM 4: Speech Communication

by Rudolph F. Verderber Kathleen S. Verderber Deanna D. Sellnow

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Contemporary Human Geography

by James M. Rubenstein

Contemporary Human Geography is a beautifully crafted, modular springboard into essential human and cultural geography concepts, designed for the contemporary geography student. This brief, innovative text explores current human geography in the bold visual style that distinguishes Dorling Kindersley (DK) publications. Topics within each chapter are organized into modular, self-contained, two-page spreads. Together with the graphics, Rubenstein's efficient writing engages students, presenting information clearly without sacrificing the high-quality geography content essential to students and instructors.

The Culinary Professional (Third Edition)

by Christopher Koetke John Draz

The Culinary Professional is the first step on the path to a career in the culinary field. It will provide you with the necessary skills for more advanced class work and expose you to the world of professional cooking. The foodservice industry, which employs most culinary professionals, is large and diverse. This text begins with an introduction to that industry's opportunities and challenges. You will learn what it takes to succeed in this growing field. Before you begin to cook, you should know how to be safe in the kitchen. Early chapters will explain how to protect your health and safety as well as that of your coworkers and customers. You will learn how to find a job and what is expected of you as an employee. A new chapter explores concepts and practices that promote sustainability in the kitchen. Chefs use many tools and select from an immense array of ingredients when preparing dishes. The Culinary Professional supplies a generous number of photos and clear descriptions of the tools and ingredients used in the professional kitchen. Step-by-step directions for basic culinary skills and cooking methods appear throughout the text. The presentation of your food is nearly as important as the preparation, and for this reason, a full chapter covers the principles of plating, design, and garnishing. A new chapter explains how to analyze cuisines and explores various international cuisines. Successful chefs must be able to do more than simply prepare delicious dishes. You will learn about the importance of working with other departments and managing resources. Welcome to the first step on your path to a career in culinary!

Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, And Careers

by Ryan A. Brown Joshua W. Brown Michael Berkeihiser

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Exploring Drafting: Teaching Package Worksheets

by John R. Walker Bernard D. Mathis Shauna Ann Scribner

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Fashion Marketing & Merchandising

by Mary G. Wolfe

Fashion Marketing & Merchandising motivates students to examine the business aspects of the fashion world and the career opportunities it offers. Students learn about the entire textile/apparel/retail soft goods chain, its economic fundamentals, and strategies for retail success. The text Describes new retail trends, including showrooming and omni-channel retailing with the latest Internet, mobile, and social media strategies. Reports the latest advances in textiles, manufacturing, mass customization, and niche specialization. Discusses the greater emphasis on ethics, social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and data security. Reports successful fashion merchandising activities that satisfy the changing consumer market. Explains computer technologies such as robotic manufacturing, automatic merchandise replenishment, radio frequency identification (RFID), and Internet retailing. Examines fashion industry globalization and business consolidation. Discusses how to prepare for career opportunities in fashion, including entrepreneurship. Identifies industry trade groups and publications that help students gain added knowledge now and contacts in their professional careers.

Foundations of Personal Finance (Eighth Edition)

by Sally R. Campbell

Whether you teach classes in Family and Consumer Sciences or Business, Foundations of Personal Finance is the right text for you. It introduces students to fundamental economic concepts so they can better understand an increasingly complex world. They learn how to identify and manage resources to achieve their own economic goals. A chapter covers each personal finance area: taxes, credit, insurance, savings, investments, and financial institutions. Students also learn how to make wise decisions about the things that affect many household budgets: food, clothing, transportation, housing, technology, and health. The text challenges students to plan their futureswith education, job training, and careersand help make environmental resources available for future generations. Each chapter contains colorful photos and charts, compelling case studies, career profiles, reports about current global issues, and related content from other academic areas.

Modern Carpentry: Teaching Package Teacher's Resource Binder

by Howard Bud Smith Willis H. Wagner Mark W. Huth

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Networking Fundamentals

by Richard M. Roberts

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Parents and Their Children (8th Edition)

by Verdene Ryder Celia A. Decker

Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards. The text explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes through the lifespan as children grow. Conception, pregnancy, and prenataldevelopment and care are discussed with an emphasis on abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Features throughout the text engage students in real-life parenting situations. College and career readiness activities are included.

Photography: Portfolio To Profession

by Jack Klasey

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Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide

by Pat Diehl Scace James M. DelPrince

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Welding Fundamentals

by Kevin E. Bowditch Mark A. Bowditch William A. Bowditch

Welding Fundamentals is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the underlying theory and skills required for successful welding, with a strong emphasis on safety. It provides all of the information needed to help students develop proficiency with the most common welding processes (including GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, and oxyfuel welding), thermal cutting, basic print reading and weld symbology, and joint design and fit up. The text also introduces students to weld inspection and testing. Covers all of the key indicators for AWS SENSE Level-1 certification, so the book can be used in all courses leading to SENSE Level-1 certification. This book is designed so that sections of the book can be taught in any order, making the book easily adaptable to any course.

Working with Young Children

by Judy Herr

Working with Young Children introduces you to the field of early childhood education. The text begins by helping readers better understand young children and then progresses into developing guidance skills. Child development principles are applied to child care settings. You will also learn how to handle specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children with special needs. All information needed to successfully earn the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is included. Readers prepare for the workplace by learning about licensing rules and regulations, different career paths, and safety considerations. Core values and principles from the NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment are highlighted in their own appendix.

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy (7th Edition)

by Thomas T. Arny Stephen E. Schneider

Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy,7th edition, is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information.

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy

by Thomas T. Arny Stephen E. Schneider

6th Edition Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information. Accessible writing style allows coverage of technically complex ideas without confusing students.

Health Careers Today

by Judith Gerdin

Covering more than 45 health careers, this book offers a practical overview to help students make an informed decision in choosing a profession. Not only does it discuss the roles and responsibilities of various occupations, it provides a solid foundation in the skills needed for all health careers. Clear explanations of anatomy and physiology provide essential knowledge of health related to the human body, and show how this applies to different careers. Content in the book now adheres to and reflects National Health Care Skills Standards. A clear writing style makes it easy for students to explore health career options. Health career discussions include the requirements and roles and responsibilities of each. Full-color drawings and photographs illustrate concepts, techniques, and equipment. Summaries of essential points introduce new concepts and help with exam preparation. Anatomy and Physiology unit covers all of the body systems, and applies A&P to practice. Skill Activities provide the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help readers focus on key information. Key Terms with definitions are listed at the beginning of each chapter. Core concepts are reinforced with more than 70 content boxes, skill boxes, review questions, and critical thinking questions. A comprehensive glossary includes all key terms and definitions for quick reference. The companion CD-ROM has been completely revised, now including over 20 all-new skills videos, animations, chapter-specific quizzes, and an audio glossary. NEW Culture and Health Care chapter provides information on cultural and religious diversity as required by the National Health Care Skills Standards (NHCSS), including strategies that various cultures use to solve health-related problems, clients and patients who use English as a second language, and the awareness of religious diversity as it relates to client care. NEW Standards and Accountabilities section appears at the end of appropriate chapters, with the specific number and name of each national standard covered, along with its page number, so that correlations can be found quickly and easily. Revised Interpersonal Dynamics and Communication chapter now includes information on team-building, goal-setting, evaluation, and traits of leaders and team members. NEW chapter summaries review and identify vital content covered in each chapter. Seven new skills have been added, offering additional hands-on experience.

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