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20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.
20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.

20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.

This book provides practical examples, guidelines, research to help educators focus on specific strategies for engaging students in the classroom.

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.

Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.
Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.

Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.

This book covers secure network design and implementation, including authentication, authorization, data and access integrity, network monitoring, and risk assessment. It explores information security risks, identifies the common threats organizations face, and presents tactics on how to prioritize the right countermeasures, and discusses concepts such as malignant versus malicious threats, the economics of cybercrime, and the criminals organizations currently face.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.
Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

This book provides a unified account of behavior change theories and broad coverage of application domains and best practices. From a psychological and human-computer interaction perspective, the book puts a strong emphasis on the psychological foundations of behavior change, and explores the relationship between technology and behavior change.

Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.
Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.

Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.

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

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

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

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

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the renewable energy industries, the fastest-growing job-creating fields in the U.S. economy. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

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

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

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

Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.
Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.

Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the legal profession at all levels working for law firms, courts, government agencies, consulting firms, and corporations in all industries. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.

This book is a useful resource for STEM faculty and university administrators working with students with disabilities, as well as STEM industry professionals interested in accommodating employees with disabilities. It offers a global perspective on making research or work spaces accessible for students with disabilities in the STEM fields.

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.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.
Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.

This book addresses how school districts and schools can successfully promote academic English language development through teaching content knowledge and standards-based skills and abilities. It contains practical steps and ideas for developing collaborative, cross-curricular programs that address EL-specific needs, and includes tables and templates, essays, and real-life stories that illuminate best practices for appropriate standards-based instruction that gets 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.

Flickr, ed. , v.
Flickr, ed. , v.

Flickr, ed. , v.

This book examines Flickr, the photo-sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Flickr operates, and its impact on society.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Obesity, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to obesity. Topics include: Does obesity pose a serious health threat? Is obesity a matter of personal responsibility? Is the food industry to blame for obesity? Can the United States reduce the problem of obesity?

Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.
Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.

Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.

This directory lists institutions in alphabetical order and includes beneath each name the academic fields in which each institution offers graduate programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law and Social Work. The degree level in each field is also indicated, provided that the institution has supplied that information in response to Peterson’s Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions.

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.

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to eliminate the threat of nuclear attacks by securing nuclear stockpiles, detecting the movement of unsecured radioactive materials, tracking the terrorists, and disarming the weapons before they are used.

Snapchat, ed. , v.
Snapchat, ed. , v.

Snapchat, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

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

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

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

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.
The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

Using her I-Presence model, the author shows how anyone—regardless of position or personality—can strengthen their impact. Readers will learn how to build trust as the foundation for leadership, eschew perfectionism for authenticity, banish limiting thoughts and behaviors, and galvanize their team through visionary, inspiring communications.

Twitter, ed. , v.
Twitter, ed. , v.

Twitter, ed. , v.

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

Vine, ed. , v.
Vine, ed. , v.

Vine, ed. , v.

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

YouTube, ed. , v.
YouTube, ed. , v.

YouTube, ed. , v.

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

Education

20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.
20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.

20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, ed. , v.

This book provides practical examples, guidelines, research to help educators focus on specific strategies for engaging students in the classroom.

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.

Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.
Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.

Careers in Environmental Conservation, ed. , v.

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

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

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

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

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the renewable energy industries, the fastest-growing job-creating fields in the U.S. economy. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

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

Careers in Travel and Hospitality, ed. , v.

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

Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.
Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.

Careers in the Legal Profession, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the legal profession at all levels working for law firms, courts, government agencies, consulting firms, and corporations in all industries. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences, ed. , v.

This book is a useful resource for STEM faculty and university administrators working with students with disabilities, as well as STEM industry professionals interested in accommodating employees with disabilities. It offers a global perspective on making research or work spaces accessible for students with disabilities in the STEM fields.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.
Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.

This book addresses how school districts and schools can successfully promote academic English language development through teaching content knowledge and standards-based skills and abilities. It contains practical steps and ideas for developing collaborative, cross-curricular programs that address EL-specific needs, and includes tables and templates, essays, and real-life stories that illuminate best practices for appropriate standards-based instruction that gets results.

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.

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.

Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.
Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.

Peterson's® Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2018, ed. 52, v.

This directory lists institutions in alphabetical order and includes beneath each name the academic fields in which each institution offers graduate programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law and Social Work. The degree level in each field is also indicated, provided that the institution has supplied that information in response to Peterson’s Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions.

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

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

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

Technology

Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.
Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.

Advanced Persistent Security, ed. , v.

This book covers secure network design and implementation, including authentication, authorization, data and access integrity, network monitoring, and risk assessment. It explores information security risks, identifies the common threats organizations face, and presents tactics on how to prioritize the right countermeasures, and discusses concepts such as malignant versus malicious threats, the economics of cybercrime, and the criminals organizations currently face.

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.

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.

Flickr, ed. , v.
Flickr, ed. , v.

Flickr, ed. , v.

This book examines Flickr, the photo-sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Flickr operates, and its impact on society.

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.

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.

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to eliminate the threat of nuclear attacks by securing nuclear stockpiles, detecting the movement of unsecured radioactive materials, tracking the terrorists, and disarming the weapons before they are used.

Snapchat, ed. , v.
Snapchat, ed. , v.

Snapchat, ed. , v.

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

Twitter, ed. , v.
Twitter, ed. , v.

Twitter, ed. , v.

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

Vine, ed. , v.
Vine, ed. , v.

Vine, ed. , v.

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

YouTube, ed. , v.
YouTube, ed. , v.

YouTube, ed. , v.

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

Social Science

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.
Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

This book provides a unified account of behavior change theories and broad coverage of application domains and best practices. From a psychological and human-computer interaction perspective, the book puts a strong emphasis on the psychological foundations of behavior change, and explores the relationship between technology and behavior change.

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

Obesity, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to obesity. Topics include: Does obesity pose a serious health threat? Is obesity a matter of personal responsibility? Is the food industry to blame for obesity? Can the United States reduce the problem of obesity?

Science

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

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

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

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Terror, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to eliminate the threat of nuclear attacks by securing nuclear stockpiles, detecting the movement of unsecured radioactive materials, tracking the terrorists, and disarming the weapons before they are used.

Business

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

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

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

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.
The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

Using her I-Presence model, the author shows how anyone—regardless of position or personality—can strengthen their impact. Readers will learn how to build trust as the foundation for leadership, eschew perfectionism for authenticity, banish limiting thoughts and behaviors, and galvanize their team through visionary, inspiring communications.

Law

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

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

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

Medicine

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

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

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

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