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10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.
10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

21st Century Geography, ed. , v.
21st Century Geography, ed. , v.

21st Century Geography, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of geography ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.
21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.

21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important political science topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes basic institutions of government, political ideologies and cultures, public opinion, political parties and elections, political communication, political economy, international relations and institutions.

30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.
30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.

30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework that gets students interacting with texts. It taps into 30 lessons organized by text complexity, reproducible forms, assessments, and a bank of engagement tools. Use these lessons across the year as a warm up to a whole-class novel, to augment your core reading program, to challenge your capable readers and bring your striving readers in to rich yet accessible reading experiences.

5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.
5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.

5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.

This book is loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, providing five essential skills to transform students into global learners.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.
A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining research, useful tactics, and examples from K–6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1
A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

Pursuing peaceful development and building a harmonious world underlie China’s diplomatic principles and policies since the early 1980s. In A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, the authors examine various patterns of national rise, especially those of Britain, the US, Germany, and Japan, and investigate theoretically the possibility and necessity of China’s pursuit of peaceful development and a harmonious world. The authors also elaborate on other related topics such as the international order, world security, foreign relations, external environment, economic globalizati

Abortion, ed. 2014, v.
Abortion, ed. 2014, v.

Abortion, ed. 2014, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book covers scholarly material on the use of recent technologies to facilitate and optimize classroom environments for adult learners. It explores emerging research on digital classrooms, including critical thinking skills, gender considerations, instructional design, online learning, problem-based learning, school leadership, and serious games.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.
Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

This book examines the concept of promoting learning through mass communication through the use of extended augmentation and visualization interaction methodologies and the deployment of wide-area collaborative practices.

Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.
Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.

Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest scholarly research on the value of travel abroad programs for pre-service educators, addressing the benefits and opportunities available when teachers gain cultural awareness and a better global understanding. It highlights theoretical foundations, curriculum innovations, and specific challenges to overcome in the implementation of such programs.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.
Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Sidebars and infographics are also provided.

Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.
Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.

Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.

This book takes a look at the ways in which scientists are working to save animals from disease, human encroachment, and invasive species across the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Animal Rights, ed. , v.
Animal Rights, ed. , v.

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to animal rights debates. Topics include: Should animals have similar rights as humans? Is it moral to eat animals? Should animals be used for entertainment? Is it ethical to experiment on animals?

Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This reference source provides vital research on the application of lawful protection practices within educational technology, and explores real-world cases as well as the varying regulations in comparative jurisdictions. Topics include digital forensics, cyber-victimization, and lawful surveillance.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.
Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the titans of the technology industry, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.
Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.

Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.

Give your students the critical scientific practice today's science standards require. This book features strategies and activities to engage students in arguments about competing data sets, opposing scientific ideas, applying evidence to support specific claims, and more.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.
Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.
Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.

Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.

This book explains SE2R (Summarize, Explain, Redirect, Resubmit) methods that will loosen and then break your classroom’s dependence on traditional grading systems that do little more than silence student voices.

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.
Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.

This book explores what technologies are available to individuals with disabilities, what they can help them to accomplish, and potential hurdles to their use that must be overcome.

Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.
Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

This book helps school-based teams improve the quality of instruction, assessment, and curriculum for higher and more equitable student learning.

Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.
Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.

Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.

There’s no doubt that family engagement makes a world of difference for teachers and students -- but connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. This book offers instructions for building strong relationships, beginning effective dialogues, strategizing, and monitoring progress.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.

This book describes the history of autism, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

Babycare, ed. , v.
Babycare, ed. , v.

Babycare, ed. , v.

A guide to caring for a baby covers such topics as feeding, sleep habits, baths, healthcare, and play.

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.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.
Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.

This book offers intensive encouragement and help in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of school leadership.

Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.
Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.

Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.

Provides a unique repository of guidelines, rules, and exceptions to rules, meditations and asides on writing and word use, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and publishing lore.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.
Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with a clear sense of the Standards for Mathematical Practice, along with ideas on how best to implement them in K–2 classrooms. Using examples from his own teaching and vignettes from many other teachers, the author invites teachers to break the cycle of teaching math procedurally; demonstrates what it means for children to understand math; and explores what it looks like when young children embrace the behaviors espoused by the practices.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.
Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Big Data Analyst. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.
Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.

This book presents the theories and applications regarding Big Data and smart service systems, data acquisition, smart cities, business decision-making support, and smart service design.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

Big Questions, ed. , v.
Big Questions, ed. , v.

Big Questions, ed. , v.

From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life and the universe, this book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world.

Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Featuring relatable scenarios and hands-on activities, this book details how biology affects practically everything in a person's everyday life. Sidebars consider myths about acne, sex testing in sports, antibiotic resistance, mental health, and how microorganisms transform food.

Bit Rot, ed. , v.
Bit Rot, ed. , v.

Bit Rot, ed. , v.

This book explores what is meant by bit rot and how it can affect users of technology. It addresses the best ways to protect and store data, since computer files, e-books, mp3s, and digital photographs aren't going away any time soon.

Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.
Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.

Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.

This book takes educators by the hand and guides them through the easy, step-by-step process of blogging. Provides instructive sample blog posts from sites like Blogger and Wordpress and generous examples and resource listings.

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.
Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.

Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.

Explore all facets of information technology research, with specific contributions focusing on outsourcing, ethical concerns in research, biometrics, and information technology's role in disaster prediction and prevention.

Breast Cancer, ed. , v.
Breast Cancer, ed. , v.

Breast Cancer, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer.

Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the concept of computer languages by commenting on codes, number systems, and the importance of binary in coding. Activities that help readers become masters at computational thinking, illustrations and informative sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.

This book emphasizes the importance of computer security and delves into the steps that both coders and ordinary users of technology can take to improve their computer security. Individual activities explore topics such as encryption, coming up with secure passwords, two-step verification, phishing, and fingerprint identification.

Building a Team, ed. , v.
Building a Team, ed. , v.

Building a Team, ed. , v.

Provides the skills needed to inspire employees, maximize potential, and achieve positive professional results.

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1
Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

This book provides the reader with an overarching view of China’s approach toward ecological civilization, outlining the country’s theoretical framework and concrete strategies, including its policies, plans, and regulatory efforts. The book draws on selected speeches by President Xi Jinping and official documents on ecological civilization, an important part of the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.
Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Kids keep up with each other, share images, play games, and keep up with the world online. But bullies and trolls are part of the online world. This book discusses who they target, who they are, and what to do to stop the cycle. From how to shut down a troll to what the law and school policies offer, readers find out how to silence the bullies on the other side of that black mirror.

Bullying Today, ed. , v.
Bullying Today, ed. , v.

Bullying Today, ed. , v.

Before bullying surfaces in your school, you need to be ready. This book is organized so you can find the answers you need to make meaningful changes in the way you prevent and respond to bullying.

Bullying, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.
Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.

This book explores the role of university administration in successful implementation, regulation, and support of study abroad experiences. It highlights essential topics relating to legal issues, safety concerns, curriculum development, and intercultural communication.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.
Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

As the country suffers an increasing number of public shootings in schools and beyond, the question of who should be able to own a gun becomes even more important for the safety of everyone in America. Readers will explore the issue and make an intelligent decision for themselves.

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.
Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.

Provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems.

Capital Punishment, ed. , v.
Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

This book examines all aspects of capital punishment in the United States. It discusses the history behind the death penalty in the United States and varying opinions about the ethics of capital punishment. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.
Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the creation of fake trees that can capture and store carbon from the air, and how this technology could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Explores the many technical and creative jobs in information technology that are expected to grow.

Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.
Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.

Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in one of the helping professions for people who are compassionate and empathetic. It covers such careers as nurse-midwife, social worker, firefighter, police officer, nursing home aide, home health aide, gerontologist, physical therapist, or clergy member.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.
Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.

Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in animation and comics, jobs such as web and visual effects animators, comic book artists, and graphic novelists. What these jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.
Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.

Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, descriptions, and provides comments from industry leaders about aerospace and aviation jobs for engineers, pilots, meteorologists, planetary scientists, and even astronauts.

Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.
Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.

Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.

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

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 Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at high-tech environmental and energy technology jobs ranging from fuel cell engineers to environmental analysts to renewable energy project developers. Included are comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions.

Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.
Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.

Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.

This book explores jobs in the theater and film industries, including those of director, production designer, and stuntperson. What those jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders

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 Information Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, and descriptions that provide a look at information technology jobs ranging from social media specialists to software developers to Wi-Fi network engineers.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores career opportunities available for those who want to pursue a career in information technology. Examines 23 potential career paths in Information Technology, including Computer Engineer, Computer Programmer, Robotics Technician, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Multimedia Artist & Animator, Software Developer, and Web Administrator.

Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.

This book explores how makerspaces and hackerspaces provide students with hands-on experience in coding and designing for interactive media to be prepared for these dream jobs of the future.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.
Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at careers in robotic technology. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic job descriptions ranging from engineers to technicians to research scientists are included.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in the social media industry. A few of the jobs profiled are social media manager, YouTuber, mobile app developer and artificial intelligence engineer. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.
Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.

Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive reference source that addresses the issues surrounding student’s right to free speech in on and off-campus settings. It features relevant coverage on the implications of digital media as well as constitutional and legal considerations.

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book examines some of the principles of chemistry, such as the properties and behaviors of atoms and molecules. Sidebars include discussions on animals that can live thirty years without water, the Maillard reaction responsible for the taste and texture of french fries, the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and how tires provide a cushion of air to smooth our rides. Hands-on science activities are also provided.

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1
China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China started planning for its space program in the 1950s. After over ten years of hard work, China sent its first satellite, Dongfanghong 1, into space in 1970. Its manned space program began decades later, culminating in the first Chinese astronaut, Yang Liwei, being sent into space in 2003. In 2007, China successfully launched its first lunar orbiter, Chang’e 1. From humble beginnings, China has evolved into a space power. This book chronicles China’s journey to space, from dream to reality, over a period of sixty years, highlighting the key events and characters involved. Topics covere

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1
China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections presents the tortuous journey the Chinese nation has gone through in pursuing and achieving the socio-political ideal of national rejuvenation for more than 100 years since the first Opium War (1840–1842). Beginning with a critical account of the late-Qing historical events such as the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Movement, the Westernization Movement, the Hundred Days’ Reform of 1898, and the Revolution of 1911, it goes on to focus on how the Communist Party of China (CPC), through integrating the theory of Marxism with the a

Classic Literature, ed. , v.
Classic Literature, ed. , v.

Classic Literature, ed. , v.

This book features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book presents stories from Greek mythology, from the creation of the cosmos and the emergence of the Greek gods, to the adventures of the heroic strongman Hercules. These stories are still retold in novels, movies, and TV shows in each new generation.

Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.
Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.

Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates what cloud-based instruction can mean for teachers and students—and how it can work for your school.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.
Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of collecting plastics from the ocean, its risks, and how it could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.
Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.

Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed analysis of the strategies and methodologies of successful collaborative grant writing, as well as practical guidance on the interpersonal leadership requirements of managing grantseeking projects.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.
Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Presents current research and practices in the area of collaborative information behavior for professionals, educators and researchers in the fields of information science, knowledge management, human-computer interaction and computer-supported cooperative work.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) systems, therapies, and practices, including various whole medical systems, manipulative practices, and movement therapies.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides an in-depth exploration of the topics that are currently relevant in K-12 curricula, including the school librarian's role in dealing with these issues, collaborating with teachers, and connecting to classrooms.

Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.
Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.

Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers discover how to shift their classroom focus to prioritize effective feedback over grades, giving students all the information they need to succeed.

Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.
Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.

Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how to create their own videos and YouTube channels. In these pages, skills and steps on how to build your channel will help readers get started. It also covers tips on how to use social media to promote their channel and build a solid audience base, and discusses timely issues such as respecting copyrights and avoiding cyberbullying.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.
Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.

Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.

This book explores the general world of the Fab Lab (fabricating laboratory) with an in-depth focus on two specific types of machinery: laser cutters and engravers used to create through the removal of material from its source. It includes tips and tricks for operating laser cutters and engravers, providing a variety of projects for every experience level, all the while connecting these skills to real-world business models and careers.

Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.
Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.

Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.

This book explains how CNC milling complements the other processes completed in a Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) and where a CNC milling machine operator fits as a maker.

Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.
Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.

Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.

This book explores where vinyl cutters fit into a Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) and how vinyl cutters can bring precision to intricate designs. It covers beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects, explaining what materials each project requires and what processes are involved in completing a project. It also offers an overview of making industries to provide an understanding of how operating a vinyl cutter can translate into a career.

Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.
Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.

Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.

Examines the great variety of animal life found in and near the waters around the world, from hippopotamus to jellyfish to sharks.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.

Animal testing is controversial, with some arguing it is essential to medical advancement and others stating it is cruel and unnecessary. In this book, articles from a variety of viewpoints and individuals, including scientists, government and legal professionals, media outlets, and ordinary citizens, highlight areas of contention over animal testing. Questions after each article encourage readers to think critically about what they have read and to form their own opinions.

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.
Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.

This book examines and contrasts the key concepts related to critical approaches in educational settings. Repressive tolerance, online teaching, and adult education are among the topics discussed.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides information on educational technologies that enable language learners to have access to authentic and useful language resources. Language pedagogy, how specific and universal cultural contexts influence audio-visual media used in technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), and the use of English video games to promote foreign language learning are among the topics discussed.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.
Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.

Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging information on designing online courses recognizing cultural differences, building effective learning environments and forums, and integrating classroom aesthetics. It highlights the challenges of online education and intercultural learning to maximize student communication, learning, and other culturally diverse classroom tools.

Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers the development of a new generation of cutting edge robots, unmanned vehicles, weapons, tactical gear, and other defense-related technologies.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.
Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

This book discusses how digital technology connects people to each other and information, at all times, which is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Explains what these changes mean for society now and in the future.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.

This book gives readers a closer look at the technological, scientific, and procedural advancements in crime scene investigations. They are presented with information about how to pursue a career in various areas of crime scene investigation, such as forensics and law enforcement.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Cybersecurity Analyst. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.
Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.

Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an expansive overview of data and information technology in relation to the study of business.

Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an expansive overview of data and information technology in relation to the study of business.

Data Mining, ed. 4, v.
Data Mining, ed. 4, v.

Data Mining, ed. 4, v.

This book offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations.

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information for teens about establishing and using credit, managing credit cards, and coping with debt-related problems.

Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.
Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.

Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an insightful overview of business-oriented decision making and crisis management skills.

Depression, ed. , v.
Depression, ed. , v.

Depression, ed. , v.

Teen years are often plagued by low self-esteem, stress, and anxiety. Sometimes these issues can indicate a deeper mental health problem: depression. One in five teens will struggle with depression at some point during adolescence. This guide shows how to identify depression and offers coping strategies and how/where to get support. It includes relatable examples, is accessible and nonjudgmental, and provides gentle support for one’s own mood disorder or that of a loved one.

Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.
Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.

Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.

This book is an authoritative reference source for the latest breakthroughs, techniques, and research-based solutions for the overall improvement of the web designing process. It features relevant coverage on the analytics, metrics, usage, and security aspects of web environments.

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.
Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.

This book provides critical information from conceptualization of new products to marketing, aiming to present a solid understanding of the entire process through detailed coverage of key concepts, namely innovation, regulation, manufacturing, quality control, and marketing.

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.
Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.

This reference source contains scholarly material on the implementation of technology in modern classrooms and provides an overview of how such applications assist in the learning process. It highlights pedagogical approaches, theoretical foundations, and curriculum development strategies.

Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of rights and laws enacted to protect and accommodate people with disabilities and those interested in learning more about disability and the processes required to apply for these benefits, disability compensation benefits for veterans, information on how to find government and local disability programs and services.

Do Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.
Do Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.

Do Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.

This book debates how women should be included under the laws that govern the United States. The women’s suffrage movement fought to give women the right to vote. What does the Constitution say about women, and what amendments do feminists argue should be passed? Readers explore the answers.

Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.
Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.

Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.

This book is written for the 21st-century executive, detailing precisely how today’s leaders and managers can obtain profitable, productive results by managing the intersection of two critical values: effectiveness and efficiency.

Driving Digital, ed. , v.
Driving Digital, ed. , v.

Driving Digital, ed. , v.

Provides the latest research on the impact of digital computing and emerging technological innovations in the realm of business success. Covers a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as IT outsourcing, sustainable development and online advertising.

E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.
E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.

E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume takes an investigative look into the business practices of e-commerce and retail merchandising. It highlights the basic strategies behind effective merchandising, the changes seen in marketing, and the advances made in business-to-business applications.

E-Government, ed. , v.
E-Government, ed. , v.

E-Government, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the wide domain of e-government, featuring contributions and perspectives from several disciplines.

E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.
E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.

E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.

This book explores the developments and challenges associated with the successful deployment of e-healthcare systems.

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.
E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.

Examines the issues of reference context and discoverability in school, public, and academic libraries, as well as within the reference publishing community.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.
Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

This book examines how people can find work that fits their interests, budget their income, and use investment options to help them make more money. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Economy 101, ed. , v.
Economy 101, ed. , v.

Economy 101, ed. , v.

This book studies key economic topics and includes the basics of the free market economy, delving into details about economic growth, recessions, and government interventions. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.
Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.

Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.

This book looks at how animal builders make the world a better place, as well as the threats they face and how people can protect them.

Education Today, ed. , v.
Education Today, ed. , v.

Education Today, ed. , v.

This title examines education in America, with articles written by education experts and administrators on a wide range of topics, starting with a historical look at education, and including sections on: Education Theory; Psychology; Law; Government; School Safety; Diversity; Curriculum; Counseling; Teaching Methods; Technology in Education; Testing; Alternative Education; Teacher Education; International Perspectives; and more.

Education in America, ed. 2014, v.
Education in America, ed. 2014, v.

Education in America, ed. 2014, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Education, ed. , v.
Education, ed. , v.

Education, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on education.

Education, ed. , v.
Education, ed. , v.

Education, ed. , v.

Explores education issues for people with which examines topics central to the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families.

Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.
Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.

Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.

Provides a framework for evaluating and conducting educational technology research, sharing research on educational technology in education content areas, and proposing structures to guide, link, and build new structures with future research.

Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.
Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.

Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.

This book explores the potential and practical uses of virtual reality in classrooms with a focus on pedagogical and instructional outcomes and strategies. It features current experiments in the use of augmented reality in teaching and highlights the effects it had on students.

Employment, ed. , v.
Employment, ed. , v.

Employment, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.
Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.

Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.

This book covers the latest scholarly research on best practices of building relationships with online communities to engage consumers. It reports on current research on the application of novel technologies in marketing, covering such topics as consumer behavior, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), big data, brand value, business models, and website design.

Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.

Describes the most important issues, concepts, trends and theories in adult education, adult ESL (English as a Second Language) and information communication technologies.

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.

Covers terms, definitions and explanations of concepts, processes and acronyms addressing the challenges of knowledge management.

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

This title provides international coverage through essays on some of the top recent global and emerging brands. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as 'war stories' by professors.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.

Includes essays on the varied experiences of social movement media across the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some basic engineering concepts. Easy experiments demystify engineering concepts with step-by-step instructions on how to make bioplastics, bridges, motors, and robot arms, while sidebars explore high-interest current developments such as drones, 3D printing, and self-driving cars.

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.
Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.

This book examines teaching and learning materials that learners may freely use and reuse without charge. The volume features coverage on a broad range of topics such as open educational resources, prior learning assessment, and competency-based learning.

Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.
Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.

Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.

Covers the creation and implementation of enterprise information systems.

Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the analysis of entrepreneurial activities in the framework of cultural diversity. Topics such as job satisfaction, intrapreneurship, and corporate governance are discussed.

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.
Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

This book examines the increased incidence of the disease in developed countries, and provides new insights into environmental causation, primarily metals.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.
Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

This book explores six essential tenets of assessment that will help deepen your understanding of assessment to meet standards and enhance your students’ academic success.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.
Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.

Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.

This book analyzes and discusses the theory and concepts behind teacher education program evaluation using assessment tools such as lesson plans, classroom artifacts, student work examples, and video recordings of lessons.

Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.
Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.

Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.

This book prepares teachers for leadership roles with specific how-to's for the essential skills needed most, including running meetings, teaching colleagues, providing feedback, conducting needs assessments, delivering effective professional development, resolving conflicts, and employing technology. It features tested content and activities, reflective writing prompts, scenarios for discussion, and self-evaluations.

Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.
Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.

Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.

Updated for 2020, this eBook focuses on the science of matter, describing those things that are either liquid, gas, or solid.

Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

This book, using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies.

Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.
Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.

Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.

Examines the cultural aspects of management styles and techniques. Highlights relevant topics such as leadership development, value systems, validity tests, and organizational communication.

Excited to Learn, ed. , v.
Excited to Learn, ed. , v.

Excited to Learn, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers leverage students’ natural curiosity and academic potential through strategies to enhance students’ emotional safety, value for learning, engagement, and competence; a tested and validated model to make instructional planning also motivational planning; a rationale for intrinsic motivation, especially in culturally diverse classrooms; and information for teaching linguistically diverse students and students who have been historically underserved.

Excuse Me, ed. , v.
Excuse Me, ed. , v.

Excuse Me, ed. , v.

Merging classic rules of behavior with new realities of modern business, this book spotlights dozens of puzzling situations, with suggestions for bridging divides. It untangles the nuances of: meeting etiquette, interview expectations, proper office attire, electronic manners, privacy in tight spaces, eye contact and nonverbal cues, small talk, business dining, social media use, working remotely and flexibly, and more.

Exploring Space, ed. , v.
Exploring Space, ed. , v.

Exploring Space, ed. , v.

Contains articles detailing biographies of famous astronomers, celestial bodies found in the universe, the solar system, and future explorations into space.

Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest research on how culture and personal values shape and influence employees’ actions, behaviors, and leadership styles. It features extensive coverage on relevant areas such as psychological health, career management, and job satisfaction, towards seeking innovative perspectives on the impact of personal values and cultures in the workplace.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.
Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

This book looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today's most innovative firms. It takes you inside these bold companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results.

Facebook, ed. , v.
Facebook, ed. , v.

Facebook, ed. , v.

This book examines Facebook, the social media website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Facebook operates, issues the company faces such as cyberbullying, and its impact on society.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.
Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

This book looks at the rise of misinformation and the ease with which it now spreads. Through examples from the United States and democracies around the world, this book encourages readers to question the balance between constitutional rights and irreparable damage to democracy.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.
Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and intent behind fake news, presenting a balanced but realistic view of what has been taking place, how, and why. It examines both the consequences of these actions and the efforts being made at all levels of society to end this problem.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines 'fake news,' which is used for both false sources and facts that people dislike. It has become more difficult to know what to trust. This book shows what clues and signs to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news media.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to fake news, a story that seems like real news but involves misleading, deceptive, or false information.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of fake news, the purposeful reporting of inaccurate information. It explains how fake news has evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

Familiar Animals, ed. , v.
Familiar Animals, ed. , v.

Familiar Animals, ed. , v.

Examines animals that may be seen in daily life, such as cats and dogs, birds, insects, cattle and horses, and provides an overview of each species.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Food Plants, ed. , v.
Food Plants, ed. , v.

Food Plants, ed. , v.

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.
Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

This book discusses ways to assess risk and to employ epidemiological methods to improve food safety. It also describes the regulatory context that shapes food safety activities at the local, national, and international levels and looks forward to the future of food safety.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.
Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

This book explores the importance of viable food structures as well as the critical positive impact these viable structures have on food security, nutrition, and poverty. It covers such topics as irrigation schemes, agricultural input subsidies, farming system ecology, and food cycles and addresses the importance of food security as essential to the advancement and development of economies and societies worldwide.

For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.
For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.

For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.

A practical guide to sexuality materials in libraries and an annotated bibliography of recommended books for school and public libraries. Provides guidelines for materials selection, reference, processing, access, programming, and dealing with problems of vandalism and censorship.

Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.
Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.

Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.

Presents the relationship between Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) from several standpoints, addressing both theoretical and applicative issues.

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.
From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book of essays challenges educators to 'reboot' and make the changes necessary to prepare students for 21st century careers, based on interviews with young people and their ideas about what they need from teachers, schools, and education. It features easy-to-do, high-impact classroom strategies that help what he calls 'digital natives' acquire 'digital wisdom' using 21st century learning and technology, including games, YouTube, and more.

Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.
Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.

Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.

This book breaks down the process of incorporating digital age skills into curriculum into 18 easy-to-follow challenges so that teachers can improve student outcomes. Teachers will learn how to promote teamwork and collaboration, helping students stay motivated and inspired to develop the skills they’ll need for the future.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

Game On, ed. , v.
Game On, ed. , v.

Game On, ed. , v.

This book features how to incorporate digital games into lessons in order to improve learning and prepare 21st century students for college and careers.

Gamify Literacy, ed. , v.
Gamify Literacy, ed. , v.

Gamify Literacy, ed. , v.

This guide provides classroom educators and tech coaches with tips and inspiration on how to apply gaming techniques to improve literacy and deepen student collaboration and critical thinking.

Gays in the Military, ed. , v.
Gays in the Military, ed. , v.

Gays in the Military, ed. , v.

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of gays in the military.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.
Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

This book examines social gender representations in mass media with respect to cultural variety and is indicative of expectations and stereotypes of specific genders or gender identities within a specific culture. It features a wide range of topics such as gender politics, transmedia, and masculinity.

Gender and Identity around the World, ed. , v.
Gender and Identity around the World, ed. , v.

Gender and Identity around the World, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of gender and LGBTQ experiences and issues in countries from all the world's regions. Readers will examine how gender and LGBTQ identities are developed, fought for, perceived, and policed in countries as diverse as France, Brazil, Russia, Jordan, Iraq, and China.

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2011, v.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2011, v.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2011, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding genetics and genetic engineering.

Genocide, ed. , v.
Genocide, ed. , v.

Genocide, ed. , v.

Presents the background and history of genocide, covering the key issues associated with this worldwide crime, and the problems inherent in preventing its occurrence.

Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.
Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.

Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits, risks, and solutions for entering the borderless online degree market and discusses novel online approaches that are cost-effective for higher education institutions and affordable for customers at home and abroad. It features a wide range of topics such as community college, accreditation, and international education.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Global Perspectives and Local Challenges Surrounding International Student Mobility, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives and Local Challenges Surrounding International Student Mobility, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives and Local Challenges Surrounding International Student Mobility, ed. , v.

This book explores comparative research regarding the implementation of effective strategies needed when working with native and non-native individuals in educational settings. It offers perspectives from international student experiences, as well as views on current mobility trends, immigration policies, and challenges with cultural expectations.

Globalization and the Ethical Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations, ed. , v.
Globalization and the Ethical Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations, ed. , v.

Globalization and the Ethical Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations, ed. , v.

Includes the latest findings on the connection between international influence and integrity among corporations. Features extensive coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as corporate governance, stakeholder theory, and foreign direct investment (FDI).

Going Google, ed. 2, v.
Going Google, ed. 2, v.

Going Google, ed. 2, v.

This newly updated guide to Google’s latest tech tools explains which tools help you meet 21st century skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students; the latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, and YouTube; how to create quizzes, parent contract forms, and student writing groups; and how to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Growing Up, ed. 2011, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2011, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2011, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

Guns in America, ed. , v.
Guns in America, ed. , v.

Guns in America, ed. , v.

This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today’s highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.
HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, ed. , v.

This book provides international perspectives from education professors and researchers, cyberneticists, psychologists, and instructional designers on the processes and mechanisms of the global learning environment.

Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes, ed. , v.

This book prepares current and future instructors for exciting breakthroughs in STEM education driven by the advancement of cloud technologies. From virtual lab and app construction, to information sharing and course material distribution, this book touches on a variety of topics related to the benefits and challenges of adopting cloud technologies in the classroom.

Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments, ed. , v.

Modern technology has enhanced many aspects of life, including classroom education. By offering virtual learning experiences, educational systems can become more efficient and effective at teaching the student population. This book highlights program developments in the realm of digital worlds in educational settings.

Handbook of Research on Computational Science and Engineering, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Computational Science and Engineering, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Computational Science and Engineering, ed. , v.

Presents a timely introduction to the possibilities in CSE to advance ongoing research and applications and to discover new resources and cutting edge developments.

Handbook of Research on E-Business Standards and Protocols, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on E-Business Standards and Protocols, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on E-Business Standards and Protocols, ed. , v.

Contains an overview of new achievements in the field of e-business standards and protocols, offers in-depth analysis of and research on the development and deployment of cutting-edge applications, and provides insight into future trends.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

This comprehensive reference source provides the latest scholarly information on management tools, analytics, and infrastructures for contemporary nonprofit organizations. It highlights a range of multidisciplinary topics such as crowdfunding, shared value creation, and human resource development.

Handbook of Research on Estimation and Control Techniques in E-Learning Systems, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Estimation and Control Techniques in E-Learning Systems, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Estimation and Control Techniques in E-Learning Systems, ed. , v.

This book presents research in online learning and educational technologies. Featuring coverage on the implementation and usage of e-education systems, it explores a variety of topics including ubiquitous computer technology, e-learning environments, and challenges in implementing these technologies

Handbook of Research on Green ICT, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Green ICT, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Green ICT, ed. , v.

Covers technical advances, methodological innovations, and social changes that result in enhancements and improvements in business strategies, processes, social policies and technical implementations related to the environment.

Handbook of Research on Human Development in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Human Development in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Human Development in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest scholarly research on the impact of technology on the population through different theories and perspectives. It features extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as cyberbullying, mobile technology, social skills development, and other topics relating to new trends in technology that impact society.

Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy, ed. , v.

Provides information on current developments in information communication technologies.

Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Provides expert research relating to recent technological advancements, technology and learning assessments, and the effects of technology on learning environments.

Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging research on the role of journalism and mass communication education in the digital era, and explores the impact of globalization and a changing and diversified world within the realm of higher education. Community media labs, political cognition, and public engagement are among the topics discussed.

Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities, ed. , v.

Provides methodological consideration and tools for data collection, analysis and presentation in virtual communities. Covers studies on various types of virtual communities. Also supports those concerned with the management of expertise, social capital, competence knowledge, and information and organizational development in different types of virtual communities and environments.

Handbook of Research on Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in K-12 Education, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest scholarly research on the opportunities and challenges of using handheld technology devices in primary and secondary education. It includes coverage on a wide variety of topics and perspectives such as blended learning, game-based curriculum, software applications, and new trends in the use of technology in education.

Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing, ed. , v.

Discusses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends related to this explosive range of new developments and applications that impact organizations and society as a whole.

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce, ed. , v.

This book covers the latest scholarly content on components and impacts on effecting culturally diverse workplace environments and organizational development. It highlights a range of pertinent topics such as emotional intelligence, entrepreneurship, human resources, occupational health, work-life balance, and workplace bullying.

Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in Virtual Worlds and Environments, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in Virtual Worlds and Environments, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in Virtual Worlds and Environments, ed. , v.

Introduces theoretical aspects of virtual worlds, disseminates cutting-edge research, and presents first-hand practices in virtual world development and use. The balance of research, theory, and applications includes exploration of design innovations, new virtual reality technologies, virtual communities, pedagogical design, and the future of virtual worlds and environments.

Handbook of Research on Serious Games as Educational, Business and Research Tools, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Serious Games as Educational, Business and Research Tools, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Serious Games as Educational, Business and Research Tools, ed. , v.

Provides research on the most recent technological developments in all fields of knowledge or disciplines of computer games development, including planning, design, development, marketing, business management, users and behavior.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses, ed. , v.

This book explores models of course development and delivery techniques to improve instruction, learning, and student satisfaction in online courses. It covers topics such as rates of participation, student engagement and retention, and social development.

Handbook of Research on Student-Centered Strategies in Online Adult Learning Environments, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Student-Centered Strategies in Online Adult Learning Environments, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Student-Centered Strategies in Online Adult Learning Environments, ed. , v.

This title provides readers with multiple perspectives to approach issues often associated with adult learners in an online environment. It highlights current research on topics including, but not limited to, online competency-based education, nontraditional adult learners, virtual classrooms in public universities, and teacher training for online education.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.
Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of fog nets, which can provide communities with clean, cheap water, and how this technology can improve the lives of whole communities. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Hate Crimes, ed. , v.
Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

This book discusses crimes committed against people because of their race, ethnicity, or religion, which have become common in the U.S. and other countries—in 2016, the FBI said more than six thousand such crimes were committed in America. Hate crimes can range from small acts of vandalism to horrific mass shootings. Although many laws have been written to prevent hate crimes, experts agree such offenses will never go away as long as people harbor prejudices against others.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

How Do I Find Information Online?, ed. , v.
How Do I Find Information Online?, ed. , v.

How Do I Find Information Online?, ed. , v.

Learn about search engines, reliable sources, and the best way to conduct research online. From online databases to Google, this book will teach you how to safely and effectively find the information you need online.

How Do I Keep My Privacy Online?, ed. , v.
How Do I Keep My Privacy Online?, ed. , v.

How Do I Keep My Privacy Online?, ed. , v.

Between social media, instant messaging, and e-mail, it can be difficult to maintain privacy online. This book will give you key tips and tricks to maintain your privacy and keep your information safe.

How Do I Play Games Online?, ed. , v.
How Do I Play Games Online?, ed. , v.

How Do I Play Games Online?, ed. , v.

Between computers, mobile devices, and gaming systems, it has never been easier to play games online. There is a game for every interest, skill set, and personality. This book will show you ways to play and how to stay safe while doing so.

How Do I Stay Safe From Cyberbullies?, ed. , v.
How Do I Stay Safe From Cyberbullies?, ed. , v.

How Do I Stay Safe From Cyberbullies?, ed. , v.

Social media is a fun way to stay connected with friends and family, but it can also be a way to be connected with cyberbullies. This book teaches you how to protect yourself and how to stop a cyberbully.

How Do I Stay Safe from Online Predators?, ed. , v.
How Do I Stay Safe from Online Predators?, ed. , v.

How Do I Stay Safe from Online Predators?, ed. , v.

The Internet is great for entertainment, information, and keeping in touch with people who are far away. But it can also connect you to predators who could take advantage of you, or worse. This book teaches you how to stay safe from online predators.

How Do I Use Social Networking?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use Social Networking?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use Social Networking?, ed. , v.

Most people are part of an online community. Social networking is a great way to stay in touch with friends, family, and neighbors. Learn about different social networking sites and how to use them safely.

How Does Fake News Threaten Society?, ed. , v.
How Does Fake News Threaten Society?, ed. , v.

How Does Fake News Threaten Society?, ed. , v.

With today’s social media and digital communication, fake news spreads more rapidly than ever before. Although some fake news is merely clickbait to entice readers, other false stories are designed to stir up anger, sow distrust, or ruin reputations. This book examines what social media companies and news organizations can do to stop the spread of fake news.

How Food Works, ed. , v.
How Food Works, ed. , v.

How Food Works, ed. , v.

This book that explains key concepts about food and what makes it good or bad for you. Covers a wide variety of topics, from dieting to gluten intolerance, debunks common food myths, explains nutrition, covers the food groups, and looks into organic vs. processed foods. Follow the history of food production and free-range farming, how food is transported, and what 'sell by' dates really mean.

How Schools and Districts Meet Rigorous Standards Through Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.
How Schools and Districts Meet Rigorous Standards Through Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

How Schools and Districts Meet Rigorous Standards Through Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

This book provides case studies of successful Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) implementation at the statewide, districtwide, and individual school levels; illustrations of collaborative teaming to advance higher-order thinking, disciplined inquiry, and value beyond school; and exemplars of how AIW transforms professional development and evaluations and increases coherence and alignment of initiatives.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.

Identity Safe Classrooms, ed. , v.
Identity Safe Classrooms, ed. , v.

Identity Safe Classrooms, ed. , v.

Drawn from research showing that students from all backgrounds in identity safe classrooms learn better and like school more than their peers in other classrooms, this book focuses on a set of strategies that have a positive effect on student learning and attachment to schooling, in spite of real and powerful social inequalities.

Immigration and Illegal Aliens, ed. 2011, v.
Immigration and Illegal Aliens, ed. 2011, v.

Immigration and Illegal Aliens, ed. 2011, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding immigration and illegal aliens.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.
Immigration in America, ed. , v.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the complicated topic of immigration by first presenting a historical overview of immigration as well as various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on immigration. It discusses immigration laws and border security, economic impacts of immigrants, and immigration reform from a wide variety of perspectives.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.
Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

This book explores the methods and applications of tourism crisis management that takes an anthropological approach to tourism safety and security. Topics include disaster potential, political instability, and virtual terrorism.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Information Retrieval Methods for Multidisciplinary Applications, ed. , v.
Information Retrieval Methods for Multidisciplinary Applications, ed. , v.

Information Retrieval Methods for Multidisciplinary Applications, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative research on information gathering, web data mining, and automation systems.

Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, ed. , v.
Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, ed. , v.

Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, ed. , v.

This book explores e-learning as a tool for instructional delivery across various kinds of educational institutions and at all levels. Distance education, cumulative sentence analysis, and primary teacher training are among the topics discussed.

Instagram, ed. , v.
Instagram, ed. , v.

Instagram, ed. , v.

This book examines Instagram, the photo and video sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Instagram operates, issues the company faces such as inappropriate content, and its impact on society.

Instructional Design, ed. , v.
Instructional Design, ed. , v.

Instructional Design, ed. , v.

Presents a complete overview of historical perspectives, new methods and applications, and models in instructional design research and development.

Interactive Media Use and Youth, ed. , v.
Interactive Media Use and Youth, ed. , v.

Interactive Media Use and Youth, ed. , v.

Outlines interactive media as an emerging research area, growing around young people and contemporary digital arenas. The field is growing in size, shape and complexity and the need for study is urgent.

Investing Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Investing Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Investing Cybercrime, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the dark world of cybercrime, the various disguises cybercrime can take, and the increased need to combat cybercrime. The world of cybercrime investigation, including training, education, real-world cases, and typical salary ranges, is also examined.

Kickstarter and Patreon, ed. , v.
Kickstarter and Patreon, ed. , v.

Kickstarter and Patreon, ed. , v.

This book explains the basics of how crowdfunding works, informing readers of how Kickstarter, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, works and about some of the projects it has made possible. It covers all the steps readers need to follow to start a Kickstarter campaign or create content and find supporters on Patreon as well as share how to bring your own ideas to life.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Lead Right for Your Company’s Type, ed. , v.
Lead Right for Your Company’s Type, ed. , v.

Lead Right for Your Company’s Type, ed. , v.

This book explores the premise that every enterprise falls into one of four categories as dictated by their customer promise: customized (e.g. ad agency), predictable and dependable (e.g. utility company), benevolent (e.g. educational institution), and best in class (e.g. high-tech company like Apple). It serves to identify the failures of an enterprise and how to fix the problems when the enterprise falls apart.

Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.
Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Covers issues and leadership topics and focuses on the specific roles and skills required of the nonprofit leader in voluntary organizations.

Leadership in Science and Technology, ed. , v.
Leadership in Science and Technology, ed. , v.

Leadership in Science and Technology, ed. , v.

Examines issues relevant to leadership in the realm of science and technology.

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2, v.
Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2, v.

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2, v.

This book empowers administrators and teachers to plan and execute effective strategies for enhancing student engagement and achievement through the latest technological developments and author-tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards and comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know.

Leading Connected Classrooms, ed. , v.
Leading Connected Classrooms, ed. , v.

Leading Connected Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book shows how the creative use of technology meets outstanding teaching resulting in incredible learning. It explores how to use student engagement to promote authentic, thoughtful learning; learn how innovative connected educators provided incredible learning opportunities for their students; implement new technology resources and strategies for all classrooms and grade levels; and help students build critical thinking skills and gain confidence in their own voices.

Learning First, Technology Second, ed. , v.
Learning First, Technology Second, ed. , v.

Learning First, Technology Second, ed. , v.

This book offers teachers the professional learning they need to move from arbitrary uses of technology in their classrooms to thoughtful ways of adding value to student learning. It includes an introduction to the Triple E Framework that helps teachers engage students in time-on-task learning, enhance learning experiences beyond traditional means and extend learning opportunities to bridge classroom learning with students’ everyday lives.

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.

Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.
Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.

Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.

Collection of articles describing well-known folktales, myths, and legends that are organized by their origins in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia.

Let the Story Do the Work, ed. , v.
Let the Story Do the Work, ed. , v.

Let the Story Do the Work, ed. , v.

This book shows you how to mine your experience for simple narratives that convey who you are, what you want to achieve, and why others should care.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT, ed. , v.
Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT, ed. , v.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT, ed. , v.

This book presents research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication technologies.

Life and Death, ed. , v.
Life and Death, ed. , v.

Life and Death, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest scientific research behind artificial life, the quest for immortality, the difference between human life and animal and plant life, and other topics. It separates scientific fact from conjecture, stimulating critical thinking and continued investigation of questions that shape our lives.

Making a Budget, ed. , v.
Making a Budget, ed. , v.

Making a Budget, ed. , v.

Learning careful money management allows young people to pay bills, save for emergencies, meet long-term goals like home ownership, and create a better quality of life for themselves. This guide explains how to craft a budget that accounts for earnings, spending, and short-term and long-term savings goals; set up weekly expense records; make monthly budgets; use budgeting tools; set financial goals; evaluate and adjust budgets; and practice wise savings and spending habits.

Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.
Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.

Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.

This volume simplifies learning how to save and invest for the future. While working and earning a salary may be best-known means of increasing wealth, other types of investments are discussed as well. This guide goes through banking basics like opening an account, compounding interest, making deposits, using debit and credit cards, and how to budget. Readers also learn about planning for retirement, analyzing stocks, and a variety of investment types.

Managing Big Data Integration in the Public Sector, ed. , v.
Managing Big Data Integration in the Public Sector, ed. , v.

Managing Big Data Integration in the Public Sector, ed. , v.

This text covers the latest scholarly research on the application of big data analytics in government contexts and identifies various strategies in which big data platforms can generate improvements within that sector. It highlights issues surrounding data management, current models, and real-world applications.

Managing Big Data in Cloud Computing Environments, ed. , v.
Managing Big Data in Cloud Computing Environments, ed. , v.

Managing Big Data in Cloud Computing Environments, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest advancements in the area of data management and analysis in the cloud. It provides timely, research-based information relating to data storage, sharing, extraction, and indexing in cloud systems.

Managing Business Scenarios, ed. 2, v.
Managing Business Scenarios, ed. 2, v.

Managing Business Scenarios, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an interesting overview of managing business scenarios. It outlines the underlying themes of internal organizational management, shed light on a variety of managerial scenarios, and highlight management procedures in multinational organizations.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.
Managing Debt, ed. , v.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.

This book discusses the differences between good and bad debt, how to build a good credit score, and how to pay down debt. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Market Solutions to Public Needs: Mainstreaming Poverty Alleviation Initiative in ASEAN, ed. , v. 1
Market Solutions to Public Needs: Mainstreaming Poverty Alleviation Initiative in ASEAN, ed. , v. 1

Market Solutions to Public Needs: Mainstreaming Poverty Alleviation Initiative in ASEAN, ed. , v. 1

Provides an insight into firms with corporate social responsibility strategies, and non-governmental organizations. Emphasis is placed on the incidental benefits that accrue to the poor from firms adopting a bottom of the pyramid approach and re-engineering products and services to make them affordable to the poor. Market Solutions to Public Needs seeks to bridge the development gap and establish a viable and dynamic hub of best practices and knowledge products that supports the building of the ASEAN community.

Marketing Research for Beginners, ed. , v. 1
Marketing Research for Beginners, ed. , v. 1

Marketing Research for Beginners, ed. , v. 1

A handbook that sets the foundational grounding in conducting research in the market place ; readers will learn how to gather valid information for better managerial decision-making.

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1
Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Basing on official materials and drawing on existing academic achievements in CPC theoretical studies, Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics focuses on the interpretation of the basic tenets, theoretical value, and contemporary significance of traditional Marxism, the exploration of the features of the theoretical system of Chinese socialism from various perspectives, and in particular the study of the relationship between these two important theories, shedding light on the historical process of the sinicization of Marxism. The chapters in the book are arranged topically and inter

Mentorship Strategies in Teacher Education, ed. , v.
Mentorship Strategies in Teacher Education, ed. , v.

Mentorship Strategies in Teacher Education, ed. , v.

This book is a vital resource for researchers, educators, and practitioners seeking current research on the understanding and development of existing mentorship strategies in a variety of fields and disciplines.

Military Spending, ed. , v.
Military Spending, ed. , v.

Military Spending, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume reveal the extent of military spending, from drones to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to cyberoperations, and the complex political problems associated with controlling it.

Mindful Assessment, ed. , v.
Mindful Assessment, ed. , v.

Mindful Assessment, ed. , v.

The book provides scenarios, lessons, activities, and assessment rubrics that allow educators to focus assessment on mindfulness and feedback for improvement, framing assessment around six fluencies students need to cultivate.

Mobile Learning Mindset: IT Professional’s Guide to Implementation, ed. , v.
Mobile Learning Mindset: IT Professional’s Guide to Implementation, ed. , v.

Mobile Learning Mindset: IT Professional’s Guide to Implementation, ed. , v.

This book addresses the technology components necessary to support a mobile device initiative, as well as how to work with leaders, teachers, trainers and parents on making the initiative a success. It includes advice on forming a digital learning task force; strategies for balancing IT and curriculum priorities; and example policies and procedures including AUPs, RUGs and device contracts.

Mobile Learning Mindset: The Parent's Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners, ed. , v.
Mobile Learning Mindset: The Parent's Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners, ed. , v.

Mobile Learning Mindset: The Parent's Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners, ed. , v.

This book offers insight and guidance for parents facing some of the new challenges that come with mobile devices, including concerns about screen time, cyberbullying and digital footprints. It provides advice, tools and scenarios parents can use with their children to maintain digital wellness, use social media safely and respectfully, and establish household guidelines.

Modern Piracy, ed. , v.
Modern Piracy, ed. , v.

Modern Piracy, ed. , v.

Examines modern piracy from the mid-1970s to today. Covers both the causes and consequences of present-day piracy and evaluates its impact on a number of related issues, including international law, commercial shipping, and terrorism.

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.
Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

This book provides a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that can be used to provide engaging instruction to students.

Moving Students of Color from Consumers to Producers of Technology, ed. , v.
Moving Students of Color from Consumers to Producers of Technology, ed. , v.

Moving Students of Color from Consumers to Producers of Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative perspectives on the need for diversity in computer science and engineering disciplines and examines best practices to build upon students’ knowledge bases. It features coverage on an expansive number of topics and perspectives, such as, computational algorithmic thinking, STEM diversity, and distributed mentorship.

Music and Video Streaming, ed. , v.
Music and Video Streaming, ed. , v.

Music and Video Streaming, ed. , v.

This book introduces the concept of streaming and then explains how it works and what its uses are. Along the way, important digital terminology and concepts are introduced, such as bandwidth, codecs, plugins, and protocol.

Nanotechnology and Medicine, ed. , v.
Nanotechnology and Medicine, ed. , v.

Nanotechnology and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book covers the microscopic realm of nanotechnology and how it is already transforming the field of medicine. In research labs and hospitals around the world tiny nanoparticles are delivering medicine to targeted body parts, improving MRIs and other imaging methods, and helping to rebuild damaged tissues.

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.
Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

This two-volume work, arranged by country, examines the geographic, cultural, economic, and political context for the development of nationalist movements. Tables provide facts and figures for each country, and a comprehensive scholarly bibliography of secondary sources is included.

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.
Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

This book provides a collection of innovative research on human and automated methods to deter the spread of misinformation online, such as legal or policy changes, information literacy workshops, and algorithms that can detect fake news dissemination patterns in social media.

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job, ed. , v.
Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job, ed. , v.

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job, ed. , v.

This book explores five ways educators can begin to optimize classroom technology and rethink its use: see technology as a complement rather than a replacement, embrace its creation potential over consumption function, encourage design and personalized learning over standards and outcomes, celebrate the journey toward digital competence over curriculum improvement, and focus on tech-pedagogy over product usage.

New Media and Visual Communication in Social Networks, ed. , v.
New Media and Visual Communication in Social Networks, ed. , v.

New Media and Visual Communication in Social Networks, ed. , v.

This pivotal scholarly publication examines communication strategies in the context of social media and new digital media platforms and explores the effects of visual communication on social networks, visual identity, television, magazines, newspapers, and more. Topics include: Communication; Consumer Behavior; Corporate Identity; Digital Pollution; Journalism; Marketing Strategies; New Media; Social networks; User Privacy; Visual Communication; and Visual Identity.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.
Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book discusses nursing skills needed most by children and young people with mental health problems. It covers places where nurses encounter young people and seek to help them and examines the role nurses play in specialist child and adolescent mental health settings. It also considers two specific areas, namely eating disorder services and consent-seeking, that could benefit from nursing skills that are currently undervalued but are in fact invaluable.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

This book draws on the growing field of obesity research, including causes, related conditions, prevention, and treatment. Covers topics in the fields of obesity, nutrition and weight management such as Body Mass Index (BMI), Genetics, Metabolism, Food Labels, Lifestyle Changes, and Surgical Procedures, plus specific illnesses/disorders, and more. Entries include Category, System or Anatomy Affected, and References, and many also include Key Terms and images and photographs.

Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities, ed. , v.
Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities, ed. , v.

This book shows you how to combine well-designed online instruction with the energy of peer-to-peer collaboration. At the heart of this book is a model that supports powerful professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for every student.

Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.
Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

This book provides coverage of emerging academic perspectives on the role of higher education programs in contemporary society. It includes a range of pertinent topics such as mobile learning, environmental education, and community building.

Organizational Learning and Knowledge, ed. , v.
Organizational Learning and Knowledge, ed. , v.

Organizational Learning and Knowledge, ed. , v.

Demonstrates the many applications, issues, and techniques applied to the science of recording, categorizing, using and learning from the experiences and expertise acquired by the modern organization.

Our Organic Garden, ed. , v.
Our Organic Garden, ed. , v.

Our Organic Garden, ed. , v.

Young readers explore the basic needs of plants and organic gardening.

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1
Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

As early as the Yan’an Rectification Movement in the early 1940s, the CPC gradually formed its systematic theory of Party building that covers the Party’s theoretical development, organization, and conduct. Building on the experience of the previous four generations of CPC central leadership, the Central Committee led by Xi Jinping has made major innovations in terms of the theory and practice of Party building, aiming to propel the development of the Party to a new stage characterized by full and strict governance over the Party. This book examines how Xi Jinping has deepened the Party’

Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to performance-enhancing drugs, exploring important ethical questions in the field of athletics.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Physics in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Physics in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Physics in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some basic concepts of physics. Lively text enhanced by full-color images and straightforward activities, illustrates how the study of simple events can improve comprehension of the complex physical world.

Pinterest, ed. , v.
Pinterest, ed. , v.

Pinterest, ed. , v.

This book examines Pinterest, the interest sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Pinterest operates, issues the company faces such as inappropriate content, and its impact on society.

Planet Earth, ed. , v.
Planet Earth, ed. , v.

Planet Earth, ed. , v.

Covers interesting features about Earth, examining extremes around the globe such as hot and cold spots, as well as the strange and remote places that a diverse planet offers.

Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries, ed. , v.
Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries, ed. , v.

Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries, ed. , v.

This book analyzes the use and structure of media in political forums in developing nations. It features research on the effects of the media on news consumption and the professional and ethical difficulties journalists and editors face in the dissemination of political messages.

Poor Students, Richer Teaching, ed. , v.
Poor Students, Richer Teaching, ed. , v.

Poor Students, Richer Teaching, ed. , v.

This book outlines three new mindsets that enhance teaching and strengthen students learning: the positivity mindset, enrichment mindset, and graduation mindset.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.
Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

This book provides an introduction to scholarly perspectives on emergent technologies and biotechnologies used to modify or augment the capabilities of human beings. It covers the fundamental aspects of how bioenhancement will become feasible, what shape these technologies are likely to take, and what sorts of concrete consequences they will have for people’s lives.

Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube™'s Digital Sphere, ed. , v.
Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube™'s Digital Sphere, ed. , v.

Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube™'s Digital Sphere, ed. , v.

This book examines the imaginative, socioeconomic, and innovative features of the video sharing community of YouTube™ and how these areas traverse the digital world.

Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers for 21st Century Education, ed. , v.
Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers for 21st Century Education, ed. , v.

Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers for 21st Century Education, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging research on innovative practices in learning and teaching. While highlighting topics such as blended learning, course development, and transformation practices, readers will learn about progressive methods and applications of 21st-century education.

Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students, ed. , v.
Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students, ed. , v.

Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students, ed. , v.

This book offers a broad look at animal research science offering guidance for all aspects of the research experience, including the research and development of a thesis, model selection, experimental design, IACUC protocol preparation, and animal husbandry and technical procedural needs.

Principles of Business: Management, ed. , v.
Principles of Business: Management, ed. , v.

Principles of Business: Management, ed. , v.

This book provides students and researchers with a solid understanding of the most important aspects of management, from leadership and operations to project management and entrepreneurship.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.
Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

This collection introduces the fundamentals of mathematics. Entries provide an in-depth examination of the topic, and many include illustrations, models, equations, and sample problems. Concepts covered included: Combinatorics; Euclidian Geometry; Linear Algebra; Number Theory; Differential Equations; Game Theory; Mathematical Physics; and Probability and Statistics.

Privacy, Data Harvesting, and You, ed. , v.
Privacy, Data Harvesting, and You, ed. , v.

Privacy, Data Harvesting, and You, ed. , v.

This book explains what data harvesting and data mining are and how they are carried out. The importance of privacy is covered, as well as two of the most common applications of data harvesting and data mining: the selling of products and services, and the influencing of people's attitudes toward political issues. Teens learn ways that they can safeguard their data to protect their privacy.

Project-Based Learning Across the Disciplines, ed. , v.
Project-Based Learning Across the Disciplines, ed. , v.

Project-Based Learning Across the Disciplines, ed. , v.

Covers the +1Pedagogy™ project-based learning framework, which aims to help teachers stimulate students’ interest across disciplines, implement a turnkey, interdisciplinary framework, immerse students in authentic inquiry and real-world application, and integrate college and career readiness and digital technology.

Promises Fulfilled, ed. , v.
Promises Fulfilled, ed. , v.

Promises Fulfilled, ed. , v.

This book provides research-based strategies that preK-12 administrators and teacher leaders can implement to effectively identify and support ELs (English learners), addressing their needs based on proficiency levels and content competencies, cultural and educational backgrounds, and instructional needs.

Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.
Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.

Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.

This book examines how people can become targets for cybercriminals, the dangers of identity theft, and how people can protect their financial data from attacks. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.
Race and the Law, ed. , v.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America’s earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums.

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Learning Communities, ed. , v.
Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Learning Communities, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors help readers understand what it takes to establish and maintain professional learning communities (PLCs) that align with the Learning Forward standards and increase educator effectiveness in order to provide the best outcomes for students.

Real Estate Planning, ed. 2, v.
Real Estate Planning, ed. 2, v.

Real Estate Planning, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume outlines the fundamental concepts involved in real estate investment, delves into the nuances of estate planning and succession, and highlights the real estate investment opportunities in emerging international markets.

Reflective Practice for Renewing Schools, ed. 3, v.
Reflective Practice for Renewing Schools, ed. 3, v.

Reflective Practice for Renewing Schools, ed. 3, v.

This book provides educators with effective tools for initiating and mastering reflective practice alone, with partners, in small groups, and schoolwide.

Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.
Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

This book examines how journalism is evolving to meet the demands of digital media, where lies often spread faster than truth, and news consumers expect journalism to be a conversation, not a lecture. Examines the historical roots of journalism’s crisis and possible solutions, provides context for the 2016 election’s 'fake news' phenomenon, and explains what savvy journalists are doing to rebuild trust in real journalism.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.
Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to use readily available technology tools to create environments where students gain 21st century skills, collaborate with others around the globe, and realize that their work matters.

Religions Around the World, ed. , v.
Religions Around the World, ed. , v.

Religions Around the World, ed. , v.

Contains articles examining religions originating from the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia as well as beliefs in the spirit world and a higher power.

Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.
Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.

Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.

Profiles a diverse collection of famous people from around the world from past to present, detailing the influence of these individuals in the course of history.

Research Project Success Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.
Research Project Success Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.

Research Project Success Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.

This book goes far beyond the simplistic directive 'Just look online!' that many young researchers may be given when they are assigned school research. It provides the modern young researcher with strategies and tools that will yield the best information and help him or her organize and present that information effectively.

Revolutionize Assessment, ed. , v.
Revolutionize Assessment, ed. , v.

Revolutionize Assessment, ed. , v.

This book reveals how gains in student achievement can narrow achievement gaps when teachers are given the tools needed to use 'assessment for learning'.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.

Robots in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.
Robots in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

Robots in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview on the current state of library automation, addresses the need for changing personnel to accommodate these changes, and assesses the future for academic libraries as a whole.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 28, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 28, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 28, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.
Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Contains articles about science and nature that detail natural phenomena, rocks and minerals, energy and atoms, and biographies of famous scientists.

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.

Security Breaches and Threat Prevention in the Internet of Things, ed. , v.
Security Breaches and Threat Prevention in the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

Security Breaches and Threat Prevention in the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the latest strategies and methods for tracking and blocking threats within industries that work heavily with this technology.

Security and Resilience in Intelligent Data-Centric Systems and Communication Networks, ed. , v.
Security and Resilience in Intelligent Data-Centric Systems and Communication Networks, ed. , v.

Security and Resilience in Intelligent Data-Centric Systems and Communication Networks, ed. , v.

This book presents research in theoretical and practical resilience and security aspects of intelligent data-centric critical systems and networks. It also analyzes concepts and technologies that are successfully used in the implementation of intelligent data-centric critical systems and communication networks, touching on future developments.

Sell with a Story, ed. , v.
Sell with a Story, ed. , v.

Sell with a Story, ed. , v.

This book shows why storytelling can pack the emotional punch to turn routine presentations into productive relationships. It explains products or services in ways that resonate, connecting people and creates momentum. Stories speak to the part of the brain where decisions are made.

Separatist Movements, ed. , v.
Separatist Movements, ed. , v.

Separatist Movements, ed. , v.

Provides profiles, in detail, of ongoing separatist movements across six major regions around the world.

Simplifying Common Assessment, ed. , v.
Simplifying Common Assessment, ed. , v.

Simplifying Common Assessment, ed. , v.

This book shows how to write and use team-designed common formative assessments that help ensure all students master essential skills and concepts.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.
Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

This book explains how to break out of your mental box, reignite natural curiosity, and move step by step through a set of exercises that help individuals and teams fuel creativity through tight deadlines and create more ideas in brainstorming sessions.

Smart Machines and the Internet of Things, ed. , v.
Smart Machines and the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

Smart Machines and the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

This book describes state-of-the-art devices, including tracking devices to monitor endangered animals or help find lost pets and sensors in water treatment facilities that can help control a city's water supply.

Smuggling Writing, ed. , v.
Smuggling Writing, ed. , v.

Smuggling Writing, ed. , v.

This book shows how to integrate writing into your lesson plans with 32 written response activities that help students process information and ideas in short, powerful sessions. The authors invigorate tools like GIST, Herringbone, and Anticipation Guides, and organize them into sections on Vocabulary and Concept Development, Comprehension, Discussion, and Research & Inquiry.

Social Media in Education, ed. , v.
Social Media in Education, ed. , v.

Social Media in Education, ed. , v.

This title contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and applications of social media in education today. Including innovative studies on online networks, social constructivism, and collaborative learning, this publication is a source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.

Social Media's Star Power, ed. , v.
Social Media's Star Power, ed. , v.

Social Media's Star Power, ed. , v.

New polls show that a majority of kids hope to become social media stars one day. But only a handful will benefit from the billions of dollars advertisers dole out to social media influencers annually. This book illustrates the positive and negative aspects of this trend, with anecdotes and quotes from winners, losers, and industry insiders.

Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends, ed. , v.
Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends, ed. , v.

Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends, ed. , v.

This book covers current research trends in the area of social networks analysis and mining, sharing research from experts in the social network analysis and mining communities.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on social networking.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to social networking. More than one-third of the world’s population now uses social networking, which is having a huge impact on the way people think, communicate, and interact.

Social Welfare, ed. 2011, v.
Social Welfare, ed. 2011, v.

Social Welfare, ed. 2011, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.

Soil Management and Climate Change, ed. , v.
Soil Management and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Soil Management and Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book provides a state of the art overview of recent findings and future research challenges regarding physical, chemical and biological processes controlling soil carbon, nitrogen dynamic and greenhouse gas emissions from soils.

Soil and Environmental Chemistry, ed. 2, v.
Soil and Environmental Chemistry, ed. 2, v.

Soil and Environmental Chemistry, ed. 2, v.

This book presents key aspects of soil chemistry in environmental science, including dose responses, risk characterization, and practical applications of calculations using spreadsheets. It offers a holistic, practical approach to the application of environmental chemistry to soil science.

Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.
Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.

Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.

Examines numerous aspects of space exploration. Presents the facts on space exploration's successes and failures, and the questions that surround them.

Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.
Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding educational tests and measurements and provides an overview of the topic.

Strategic Analytics, ed. , v.
Strategic Analytics, ed. , v.

Strategic Analytics, ed. , v.

This book shows how to use an integrated approach to bring business analytics and HR analytics together by presenting a thorough and realistic treatment of the reasons for and challenges of taking an integrated approach.

Strategic Searches Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.
Strategic Searches Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.

Strategic Searches Using Digital Tools, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a step-by-step overview of how to make the most of their search activities so they can get the information they want and need with just a few keystrokes, swipes, or clicks.

Strategies for Teaching Fractions, ed. , v.
Strategies for Teaching Fractions, ed. , v.

Strategies for Teaching Fractions, ed. , v.

This text provides research-based tools that are aligned with NCTM and CCSS; describes diagnostic methods for error analysis that pinpoint specific student misconceptions; supplies specific intervention strategies and activities; and includes tools for analyzing student work and providing interventions within an RTI framework.

Strategies in Marketing, ed. 2, v.
Strategies in Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Strategies in Marketing, ed. 2, v.

The series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an introduction to a number of marketing policies and strategies as well as their applications in a variety of marketing channels. It begins by describing promotional policies and strategic marketing approaches before discussing a number of applications, including Internet marketing and personal selling.

Strategies of Management, ed. 2, v.
Strategies of Management, ed. 2, v.

Strategies of Management, ed. 2, v.

The series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an introduction to organizational and managerial strategies that can improve performance, productivity and consistency. The collection begins by looking at a number of approaches to organizational structure before reviewing the tools and strategies available to business managers seeking to streamline their operations.

Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Impressing their followers on social media, maintaining healthy friendships, and acing tests are just a few sources of stress and anxiety for teens today. About one in three teens between 13 and 18 years old will experience an anxiety disorder and about 31 percent report feeling overwhelmed due to stress. This book offers information, support, and coping techniques for teens experiencing stress and anxiety. Includes photographs and relatable stories.

Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education, ed. , v.
Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest scholarly research on the impact that gender, nationality, and language have on educational systems. It covers a broad range of topics and perspectives such as internationalization, intercultural competency, and gender equity.

Student Experiences and Educational Outcomes in Community Engagement for the 21st Century, ed. , v.
Student Experiences and Educational Outcomes in Community Engagement for the 21st Century, ed. , v.

Student Experiences and Educational Outcomes in Community Engagement for the 21st Century, ed. , v.

This book collects and analyzes students’ experiences in service-learning contexts, giving fodder for rethinking strategies and finding optimal pedagogies for successful community engagement.

Super Simple Automobile Projects, ed. , v.
Super Simple Automobile Projects, ed. , v.

Super Simple Automobile Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers will learn about the science behind automobiles. It provides a timeline, easy-to follow steps, and how-to pictures so they can do science-based car projects like a balloon car or a mini motor.

Super Simple Camera Projects, ed. , v.
Super Simple Camera Projects, ed. , v.

Super Simple Camera Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers will learn about the history of the camera. It provides a timeline, easy-to follow steps, and how-to pictures so they can do science-based camera projects like a pinhole camera or a sun print.

Super Simple Phonograph Projects, ed. , v.
Super Simple Phonograph Projects, ed. , v.

Super Simple Phonograph Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers will learn about the history of the phonograph. It provides a timeline, easy-to follow steps, and how-to pictures so they can do science-based projects like making a voice recorder or a sound wave experiment.

Super Simple Telegraph Projects, ed. , v.
Super Simple Telegraph Projects, ed. , v.

Super Simple Telegraph Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers will learn about the history and the science behind the telegraph. It provides a timeline, easy-to follow steps, and how-to pictures so they can do science-based projects like making an electric magnet or learning a flag alphabet and Morse code.

Super Simple Telephone Projects, ed. , v.
Super Simple Telephone Projects, ed. , v.

Super Simple Telephone Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers will learn about the science behind the invention of the telephone. It provides a timeline, easy-to follow steps, and how-to pictures so they can do science-based projects like making a faraday box or creating sound waves.

Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.
Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.

Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.

Focuses on a well-rounded approach to special education, including perspectives on administration and leadership, course development, psychological and counseling support, educational technologies, and classroom management strategies. Emphasizes timely research focused on creating opportune learning environments for children on the autism spectrum.

Teacher as Activator of Learning, ed. , v.
Teacher as Activator of Learning, ed. , v.

Teacher as Activator of Learning, ed. , v.

This book shows how to facilitate better and deeper learning. Packed with practical strategies that teachers can use every day to increase student achievement, discover what educational neuroscience says about nurturing a 'growth mindset' and creating classrooms that support and encourage students to take risks and 'fail forward.'

Teaching Digital Natives, ed. , v.
Teaching Digital Natives, ed. , v.

Teaching Digital Natives, ed. , v.

This book presents an intuitive yet highly innovative and field-tested partnership model that promotes 21st-century student learning through technology.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.
Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

This book provides the pedagogical best practices needed to promote your students’ strengths and abilities for life-long success. It offers practical tips on effective IEPs, personal stories from adults with learning differences, and suggestions from real teachers.

Teaching the Whole Teen, ed. , v.
Teaching the Whole Teen, ed. , v.

Teaching the Whole Teen, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with methodologies for helping teens develop independence and responsibility, collaborate and communicate effectively, establish valuable work habits, and harness emotions and motivation.

Technical Career Survival Handbook, ed. , v.
Technical Career Survival Handbook, ed. , v.

Technical Career Survival Handbook, ed. , v.

This book provides the information needed to survive a technical career, enabling prospective technical career candidates and those currently in technical careers to explore all technical education possibilities, industries, disciplines, and specialties. It better equips the reader to deal with the tough situations and decisions they have to make throughout their career, including preparing for the workforce, employment challenges, and dealing with on-the-job situations.

Technology and Inventions, ed. , v.
Technology and Inventions, ed. , v.

Technology and Inventions, ed. , v.

Collection of articles describing the great inventors and inventions that have changed the world regarding transportation, energy, daily life, and communication.

Technology and Young Children, ed. , v.
Technology and Young Children, ed. , v.

Technology and Young Children, ed. , v.

This book presents the view that beliefs, history, research, and policy are essential to changing the educational system with technology.

Technology-Assisted Problem Solving for Engineering Education, ed. , v.
Technology-Assisted Problem Solving for Engineering Education, ed. , v.

Technology-Assisted Problem Solving for Engineering Education, ed. , v.

Explores best practices in assisting students in understanding engineering concepts through interactive and virtual environments.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

In first-person accounts, young adults discuss their efforts to overcome challenges including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.
Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Dieting can be an effective way to lose weight, but only when it is done safely and under a doctor’s advice. Dangerous forms of dieting can be harmful to teens’ health. This book explores the causes of dangerous dieting, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

The 25 Sitcoms That Changed Television, ed. , v.
The 25 Sitcoms That Changed Television, ed. , v.

The 25 Sitcoms That Changed Television, ed. , v.

This book spotlights the 25 most important sitcoms to ever air on American television—shows that made generations laugh, challenged our ideas regarding gender, family, race, marital roles, and sexual identity, and now serve as time capsules of U.S. history.

The Art of Animation, ed. , v.
The Art of Animation, ed. , v.

The Art of Animation, ed. , v.

This book discusses what today's artists are doing, how they attract a following, and what they are saying through their artwork, while also examining how animation is featured in all sorts of instructional, scientific, and legal simulations.

The Art of Graphic Communication, ed. , v.
The Art of Graphic Communication, ed. , v.

The Art of Graphic Communication, ed. , v.

This book discusses various types of graphic communication, such as a map explaining a subway system, an Internet meme about women's empowerment, or a logo on a laptop.

The Arts, ed. , v.
The Arts, ed. , v.

The Arts, ed. , v.

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4
The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

Provides global perspectives on such topics as the sustainable design of sports stadiums, the use of social media and advertising in sports marketing, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, coaching and player development, gender representation in sports, sports violence and injury, and many others.

The Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, ed. , v.
The Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, ed. , v.

The Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a comprehensive guide to implementing a research-based approach to professional learning that drives educator effectiveness and promotes learning for every student. Step-by-step guidance to implementation supported by numerous tools, protocols, and examples is also provided.

The College Blue Book, ed. 38, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 38, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 38, v.

Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.
The Cost of College, ed. , v.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.

This book discusses the types of education people can pursue after high school, explores tuition costs for both public and private schools, and explains how to search for financial aid, scholarships, and grants. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Crops We Grow, ed. , v.
The Crops We Grow, ed. , v.

The Crops We Grow, ed. , v.

This book presents current agricultural problems that could impact our world in the future. By learning about things like deforestation, soil erosion, and decreasing biodiversity, students will understand sustainability and climate change, and will recognize the importance of these issues. Readers are encouraged to think critically about the environment and come up with their own solutions for the future.

The Dangers of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

This book describes common sexually transmitted diseases, their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, how they are transmitted, and how to prevent the spread of the diseases.

The Data and Analytics Playbook, ed. , v.
The Data and Analytics Playbook, ed. , v.

The Data and Analytics Playbook, ed. , v.

This book presents methods that provide reliable governance, controls, and risk and exposure management for enterprise data and the programs that rely on it.

The Death Penalty, ed. , v.
The Death Penalty, ed. , v.

The Death Penalty, ed. , v.

This book presents a progression of current viewpoints that reflect the many facets of the death penalty debate.

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections, ed. , v.
The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections, ed. , v.

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections, ed. , v.

This book helps educators harness the power of connected collaboration by using the Internet and social media to easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Tips and tools are provided to master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies.

The Elements of Entrepreneurship, ed. 2, v.
The Elements of Entrepreneurship, ed. 2, v.

The Elements of Entrepreneurship, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume summarizes the primary components of entrepreneurship, outlines the various funding opportunities for developing ventures, and provides insight on proven business strategies.

The Entrepreneur's Playbook, ed. , v.
The Entrepreneur's Playbook, ed. , v.

The Entrepreneur's Playbook, ed. , v.

In this book, author Len Green, investor, entrepreneur, and business professor, shares inside secrets and tactics for launching a business.