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20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Exploring the latest trends and teaching techniques, this book highlights research evidence and offers practical advice to help teachers integrate project-based learning with STEM, modify strategies to meet the needs of each learner, use engineering design principles to focus on real-world problems, and emphasize teamwork and collaboration around rigorous math and science content.

21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.
21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.
Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

This guide to learning how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pens, and pastels will help you develop skills in every medium. It explains which tools, materials, and methods should be used, allowing you to master more than 80 techniques, from shading to blending to perspective to cross-hatching, as you follow inspirational drawing tutorials.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

This book answers questions such as: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? It also provides dozens of practical teaching techniques to try in the classroom right away—strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to various career options within the field of digital media, exploring what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.
Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the food and beverage industries as well as the field of agriculture. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.
Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the travel and hospitality industries, working for hotels, restaurants, bars, casinos, cruise lines, ski resorts, museums, travel agencies, airlines, and other travel- and hospitality-related businesses. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

This encyclopedic dictionary thoroughly examines important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods, these terms influence thinking across the humanities. The entries describe the origins and meanings of each term, the history and context of its usage, translations into other languages, and use in notable texts.

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.
Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. It explores various life-cycle assessments, renewable and alternative power sources such as hydropower and transportation, external impacts on the decisions to implement systems and technologies, and the economic and environmental viability of each power generation system covered.

Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.
Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.

Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.

This work provides encyclopedic coverage of a wide array of Central, North, and East Asian ethnic groups. For each group, an overview covers population, languages and religions, parallels with other groups, origins and early development, major historic events, and cultural belief systems, as well as typical ways of life, relations with neighboring groups, politics and recent history, notable challenges, and demographic trends.

Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.
Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.

Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest information on our need to protect our food supply from accidental contamination, economically motivated adulteration, and contamination with intent to harm (bioterrorism or agro-terrorism). It covers the need for food protection, looking at potential hazards in the production, processing, and supply chain; detection methods for contaminants in food; and food contamination incidents and prevention and response strategies.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

This book explains the reactions of scientists, farmers, chefs, and medical doctors to the scientific changes in agriculture, which have ranged from support to skepticism, and shows how different governments around the world view the inclusion of GMOs in food.

Going Green, ed. , v.
Going Green, ed. , v.

Going Green, ed. , v.

Eco-friendly energy is explained. Current information is provided while establishing the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.
Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.

Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores sustainable agriculture practices to meet the future food needs of a growing global population while also keeping the planet healthy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for combating pests, promoting biodiversity, and enhancing other sustainable agricultural practices.

Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.
Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.

Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.

This book explores all forms of sustainable energy, also called renewable energy, that can be used over and over again and will never be depleted. Types covered include solar, wind, geothermal, and hydrogen-based energy. Also addressed are the scientific advances that allow for a cleaner environment and ways that renewable energy can be used in daily life.

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of 'what makes an effective teacher' for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.
Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.

This book discusses the various aspects of how academic integrity and information literacy are linked to learning, and provide examples on how our theories can be put into practice. It also provides insight on the normative side of higher education, namely academic formation and the personal development process of students, and explores the cognitive aspects of the transition to higher education, including learning strategies and critical thinking.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.
The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

This book highlights 50 habits for promoting physical as well as mental/emotional and social health. Each entry describes a healthy habit, explains the benefits of that habit, and examines the supporting research and statistics.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.
The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.

The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.

This book examines the field of solar energy, including the underlying scientific concepts, its potential for replacing fossil fuels, examples of how it is used today, and prospective future developments.

Arts

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.
Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

This guide to learning how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pens, and pastels will help you develop skills in every medium. It explains which tools, materials, and methods should be used, allowing you to master more than 80 techniques, from shading to blending to perspective to cross-hatching, as you follow inspirational drawing tutorials.

Business

21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.
21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Education

20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Exploring the latest trends and teaching techniques, this book highlights research evidence and offers practical advice to help teachers integrate project-based learning with STEM, modify strategies to meet the needs of each learner, use engineering design principles to focus on real-world problems, and emphasize teamwork and collaboration around rigorous math and science content.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

This book answers questions such as: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? It also provides dozens of practical teaching techniques to try in the classroom right away—strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to various career options within the field of digital media, exploring what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.
Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the food and beverage industries as well as the field of agriculture. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.
Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the travel and hospitality industries, working for hotels, restaurants, bars, casinos, cruise lines, ski resorts, museums, travel agencies, airlines, and other travel- and hospitality-related businesses. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of 'what makes an effective teacher' for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.
Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed. , v.

This book discusses the various aspects of how academic integrity and information literacy are linked to learning, and provide examples on how our theories can be put into practice. It also provides insight on the normative side of higher education, namely academic formation and the personal development process of students, and explores the cognitive aspects of the transition to higher education, including learning strategies and critical thinking.

Environment

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.
Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. It explores various life-cycle assessments, renewable and alternative power sources such as hydropower and transportation, external impacts on the decisions to implement systems and technologies, and the economic and environmental viability of each power generation system covered.

Going Green, ed. , v.
Going Green, ed. , v.

Going Green, ed. , v.

Eco-friendly energy is explained. Current information is provided while establishing the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.

Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.
Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.

Science and Sustainable Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores sustainable agriculture practices to meet the future food needs of a growing global population while also keeping the planet healthy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for combating pests, promoting biodiversity, and enhancing other sustainable agricultural practices.

Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.
Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.

Science and Sustainable Energy, ed. , v.

This book explores all forms of sustainable energy, also called renewable energy, that can be used over and over again and will never be depleted. Types covered include solar, wind, geothermal, and hydrogen-based energy. Also addressed are the scientific advances that allow for a cleaner environment and ways that renewable energy can be used in daily life.

Law

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Literature

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

This encyclopedic dictionary thoroughly examines important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods, these terms influence thinking across the humanities. The entries describe the origins and meanings of each term, the history and context of its usage, translations into other languages, and use in notable texts.

Medicine

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.
The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

This book highlights 50 habits for promoting physical as well as mental/emotional and social health. Each entry describes a healthy habit, explains the benefits of that habit, and examines the supporting research and statistics.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

Nation and World

Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.
Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.

Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia, ed. , v.

This work provides encyclopedic coverage of a wide array of Central, North, and East Asian ethnic groups. For each group, an overview covers population, languages and religions, parallels with other groups, origins and early development, major historic events, and cultural belief systems, as well as typical ways of life, relations with neighboring groups, politics and recent history, notable challenges, and demographic trends.

Religion

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Untranslatables, ed. , v.

This encyclopedic dictionary thoroughly examines important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods, these terms influence thinking across the humanities. The entries describe the origins and meanings of each term, the history and context of its usage, translations into other languages, and use in notable texts.

Science

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.
Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the food and beverage industries as well as the field of agriculture. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.
Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

Electricity Generation and the Environment, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. It explores various life-cycle assessments, renewable and alternative power sources such as hydropower and transportation, external impacts on the decisions to implement systems and technologies, and the economic and environmental viability of each power generation system covered.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

This book explains the reactions of scientists, farmers, chefs, and medical doctors to the scientific changes in agriculture, which have ranged from support to skepticism, and shows how different governments around the world view the inclusion of GMOs in food.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.
The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.

The Science of Solar Energy, ed. , v.

This book examines the field of solar energy, including the underlying scientific concepts, its potential for replacing fossil fuels, examples of how it is used today, and prospective future developments.

Technology

Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.
Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.

Food Protection and Security, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest information on our need to protect our food supply from accidental contamination, economically motivated adulteration, and contamination with intent to harm (bioterrorism or agro-terrorism). It covers the need for food protection, looking at potential hazards in the production, processing, and supply chain; detection methods for contaminants in food; and food contamination incidents and prevention and response strategies.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.