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10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.
10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

This text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students; includes real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies.

21st Century Education, ed. , v.
21st Century Education, ed. , v.

21st Century Education, ed. , v.

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

21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.
21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.

21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.

Global health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of globalization, economic interdependence, social justice, and the enlightened self-interests of nations. It can be a critical pathway to assure good global governance and improved international relations among the great powers and between these powers and the developing world. It can be a mechanism to avert conflict and to augment health, peace, solidarity, economic progress, and multinational cooperation.

60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.
60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.

60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.

This book offers a fast-paced, field-tested view of how branding decisions happen in the context of business strategy, not just in marketing communications.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.
Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume explores the complexities of accounting applications, systems, and methodologies.

Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.
Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.

Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive, critical approach to meeting the new challenges of technology in the classroom.

Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.
Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.

Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.

This book clarifies the new technologies, applications, and research in computer-supported learning. It helps students, teachers, and researchers gain a larger understanding of this field and the trends that are driving computer-supported learning forward.

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.
Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

This book addresses Internet marketing and the World Wide Web, and other electronic marketing tools such as geographic information systems, database marketing, and mobile advertising.

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48
Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

This title provides timely and critical reviews of important topics in medicinal chemistry together with an emphasis on emerging topics in the biological sciences, which are expected to provide the basis for entirely new future therapies.

Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.
Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.

Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive analysis of issues related to agent design, implementation, integration, deployment, evaluation, and business value; it presents research results and application of agents and other intelligent information technologies in various domains. Offers intelligent information technologies that may revolutionize the work environment as well as social computing.

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.
Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

This book introduces you to the apps that can help you save time and increase your own productivity as well as serve as a curator and reviewer of apps and resident expert to benefit your patrons. It will save you from wading through and learning about the millions of apps available today and direct you to the very best apps in areas important to education, the workplace, and professional development.

Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.
Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.

Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.

This book covers all of the major aspects of game design and programming using the Android Native Development Kit (NDK). The techniques contained in this book include building a game engine, writing a renderer, and building a full game app with entities, game levels and collisions.

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.
Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2012 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services, and which control the largest share of spending. Also included is a product-by-product analysis of spending trends before and after the Great Recession, and a prediction of future trends.

Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.
Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.

Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.

This book sets a path to successfully building a culture for sustainability in today's global marketplace, providing "best practice" case studies from industries and sectors including manufacturing, business-to-business, hospitality, consumer products, telecommunications, and professional services.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.
Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding career and technical education. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1
Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1

Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1

Covers key development issues such as poverty, IT, cybercafés, gender and governance.

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.
Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.

Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive review of the similarities and differences between corn and grain sorghum. Compares corn and sorghum crops in areas such as morphology, physiology, phenology, yield, resource use and efficiency, and the impact of both crops in different cropping systems.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.
Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Digital literacies are essential for managing information and communication in our rapidly changing world—but the old scattered approaches to introducing technology have left many teachers playing catch-up with their students. With this authentic, job-embedded professional development program, you’ll help K–12 teachers incorporate digital literacies into their classrooms once and for all.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.
Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.

Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an overview of economic growth and development. It outlines the differences between developing and developed nations, examine the trends in regional, urban, and private sector development, and detail the processes businesses undergo to determine effectiveness.

Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.
Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.

Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers readers an overview of employees, unions, and labor economics as they relate to the study of business.

Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.

Provides information on all aspects of insects, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management. Includes definitive facts about all insects from aphids, beetles and butterflies to weevils and yellowjackets.

Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines insurgencies, and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt, through history. It addresses military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades.

Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.
Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.

Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.

This book was written to summarize some of the fundamentals to be considered in the food processing and technology area. The text is an excellent starting point for students of food processing technology and individuals working in the processing arena.

HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.
HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.

HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.

This guide provides first-time programmers of all ages the tools to turn their video game ideas into reality. A step-by-step guide to the free, open-source HTML5 and JavaScript engine enchant.js, it is ideally suited for game fans who have always wanted to make their own game but didn’t know how.

Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.
Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.

Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.

This dictionary covers Asian American history from 1887 to the present. It includes over 600 substantial and cross-referenced entries on authors, books, and genres as well as more general ones describing the historical background, cultural features, techniques and major theatres and clubs.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.
International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.

Covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management.

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.
Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.

This book examines the issues related to cyber warfare not only from a computer science perspective but from military, sociological, and scientific perspectives as well.

Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1
Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1

Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1

The 20th century can be regarded as the era in expansion of many theories about the process of learning. This book attempts to discuss as much as possible, the many comprehensive theories of learning.

Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1
Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1

Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1

addresses two important issues in language testing: the construction and the validation of a test. To start with, this book discusses trends in language testing, the validity and the reliability of a test which are the primary issues of constructing a good test.

Language and Communication, ed. , v.
Language and Communication, ed. , v.

Language and Communication, ed. , v.

Discusses the sociocultural rules one must learn in order to use language. Examines how people from different cultural backgrounds rely on traditional and emerging cultural rules for social interaction. Describes how Western and non-Western traditions influence one another.

Leadership PQ, ed. , v.
Leadership PQ, ed. , v.

Leadership PQ, ed. , v.

This book explains why PQ (Political Intelligence) is a critical leadership requirement and presents case studies to demonstrate the impact of PQ in action. A self-assessment tool is also provided.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This book shows how to shape a school culture conducive to high academic achievement for all students. An award-winning former principal and a professional development specialist provide the steps for developing teacher capacity, applying successful instructional practices, and advocating for ELLs.

Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.
Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.

Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.

Offers a cut-to-the-chase approach for busy principals who want to successfully lead with technology for enhanced student learning. Includes strategies for building capacity.

Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.
Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.

Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to many educational methods that seek to enhance learning by increasing student control and autonomy, taking advantage of software applications, and improving peer cooperation and collaboration.

Library 3.0, ed. , v.
Library 3.0, ed. , v.

Library 3.0, ed. , v.

This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators.

Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1
Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1

Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1

attempt to showcase the linguistic journey of one Malaysian Chinese child in acquiring the ability to speak Mandarin and English simultaneously. Featuring the sounds which would eventually develop into words, evidence provided are drawn from the time the child was born to until he was two years of age.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.
Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.

Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume introduces a variety of learning theories and their associated pedagogical methods and tools.

Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Guides the reader through a wide range of approaches to mind mapping, available software options, and investigates advanced mind mapping techniques for a range of purposes, including studying for exams, improving memory, project management, and maximizing creativity.

Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.
Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.

Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.

This book will take you step-by-step through the process of developing fluid content that adapts its layout to the client device using HTML, JavaScript and CSS, and responsive web design. This book introduces server-side techniques that allow you to show different content to different devices and make the most of their strengths and capabilities.

Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.
Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.

Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.

This book addresses three main topics: (1) mass transport properties of packaging for food applications, (2) development of active packaging, and (3) new strategies to prolong food shelf life. More specifically, the book discusses several mathematical models, relevant research on active packaging, and case studies that highlight the best combination of technologies to prolong the shelf-life of principal food commodities.

Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1
Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1

Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1

Memberi gambaran berkaitan ciri dan gaya bahasa Melayu, daripada bentuk yang pertama diketahui, iaitu pada batu-batu bersurat yang dipercayai dihasilkan pada abad ke-7, kemudian meliputi perubahan sepanjang zaman dalam pelbagai variasi dan genre, hingga kini, zaman kemajuan ilmu-ilmu moden.

Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1
Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1

Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1

This book analyzes the importance of the assessment process when implementing community development programs.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.
People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

This book addresses business growth in the context of social and environmental concerns. Full of inspiring case studies, it looks at the challenges faced by key players such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Nokia, Nike, Amazon, M&S and Walmart.

Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1
Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1

Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1

Using the perspective of civilization as a new angle, analyze and evaluate the causes of conflict between the ethnic Malays and Chinese in the process of nation-building in Malaysia.

Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1
Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

This book looks into the media relations practices in Malaysia by focusing on four issues, mainly the corporate organization policy, journalism ethics, perception of material editor and media relations.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.
Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

This book explores the intersection between policing, border control and citizenship under the transformative conditions of globalization. It concentrates on the policing of the internal border and the networked nature of that border policing effort, drawing on empirical research conducted in New South Wales, Australia, designed to identify the means by which individuals designated as ‘unlawful non-citizens’ are detected by networks of public and private agencies.

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.
Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.

This book provides concrete guidance including tutorials, techniques and best practices to enable the rapid implementation of applications using Microsoft’s newest technologies.

Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.
Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.

Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.

This guide provides a quick start for prototyping applications on the mobile platform for the business applications programmer—focusing on such common business uses as database management, web-based user interfaces, and graphic representation of data.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.
Project Management, ed. 6, v.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.

This guide explains in easy-to-understand language how the power of time-proven project management methods can help your projects come in on time, on budget, and on target.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1
Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1

Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1

Dihasilkan untuk mempersembahkan khazanah persuratan Melayu sebagai sumber sejarah yang penting dan berguna. Di samping itu untuk menarik perhatian para ilmuwan dan para pembaca mengenai bahan-bahan yang dirakamkan dalam teks sejarah Melayu lama akan betapa unggulnya karya tersebut.

Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1
Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1

Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1

Emphasizing the historical construction of Modern China and the challenges faced since its defeat in the Opium War.

Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1
Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

This book not only looks into the arrival of the Indian community, but more importantly, the various configurations of economic transformation, social and political happening to society since the late 19th century to the 20th century.

Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.
Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.

Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.

This book shows you how to automate your lights, curtains, music, and more, and control everything via a laptop or mobile phone.

Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.
Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.

Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.

This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest research on social media challenges in the educational context.

Special Education Practices, ed. , v.
Special Education Practices, ed. , v.

Special Education Practices, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume allows readers to make sense of the various special education practices widely available in school systems.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.
Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

This guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession.

Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.
Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.

Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the assortment of teaching models that are widely used and implemented.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.
Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

This book combines practical and effective classroom practices with the latest technological research findings utilized in literacy instruction.

Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1
Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1

Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1

Provide guidance and exposure that not all historical works are stiff and only focused on certain aspects.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping them to understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud.

The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.
The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.

The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to core concepts in sociology. Presents both classic studies and current references to illustrate sociological concepts. Examines what sociology is, why sociology is important, and why we study it. Demonstrates how various social forces impact our lives and form our social experiences.

The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.
The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.

The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.

Enables middle school educators - including classroom teachers, library media and technology specialists, and administrators - to understand and implement the Big6 approach to information, communication, and technology skills learning.

The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.
The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.

The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.

This book presents an essential guide to the historical and theoretical development of digital media, emphasizing cultural continuity alongside technological change, and highlighting the emergence of new forms of communication in contemporary networked culture. Highlights key concerns of today’s practitioners, analyzing how they develop projects, interact and solve problems within the context of networked communication.

The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.
The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.

The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.

This guide is aimed at those who want to make sense of the modern economy and grasp how economic theory works in practice.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The guide looks at trends in the consumption and production of, and markets for, various goods. It looks at how prices have changed over the years and how they are likely to change in the future. It analyzes where the power lies in terms of producers (resource rich countries and mining firms) and market players (commodity exchanges and trading firms). It highlights the vulnerabilities of different societies and industries to the vagaries of commodity markets.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

This guide provides an understanding of many major and lesser economic indicators: what they are, the areas they cover, their reliability, and how and why to interpret them.

The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.
The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.

The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.

Strategy-to-performance gaps foster a culture of under-performance, unrealistic plans create the expectation throughout the organization that plans simply will not be fulfilled. This book shows how to overcome such failings and implement strategy effectively.

The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.
The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.

The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories.

The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.
The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.

The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the various methods of curriculum organization and the impact they have on educators, students, and the subject matter itself. It examines the influences of classroom organization and outside pressures such as teacher education, open houses, and student internship.

The Politics Book, ed. , v.
The Politics Book, ed. , v.

The Politics Book, ed. , v.

This book explores more than 100 big ideas on topics as diverse as the rule of law, the extent of liberty, and the justification of warfare. It takes the reader on a journey through the history of politics, from the influential theories of ancient Greece, Rome, and Asia to modern concepts voiced by today's brightest political thinkers.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.
The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.

Covers Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today including more than 400 alphabetically arranged entries written by an international team of specialists. This volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, covering central terms, concepts, personalities, movements, places, and schools of thought across Islamic history.

The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.
The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.

The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an overview of the primary principles of microeconomics and microeconomic theory and highlights the main strategies involved in macroeconomic policymaking.

The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.
The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.

The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.

An international team of scholars shares its understanding of the status, ecological dynamics, functions, and conservation needs of the world's largest wetlands.

Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.
Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.

Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an introduction to the major theories of finance that studies the economy at the microeconomic and macroeconomic levels. The collection begins by examining how individuals behave in the market economy and then turns to examine the economic systems and theories at play on a larger scale.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Provides practical steps that focus on teaching and learning grounded in the reality of children's lives, because motivated teachers tend to have motivated students.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.
Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

This book details a comprehensive process for empowering students and teachers as school improvement leaders and "experts".

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.
Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive framework for educating a growing population of public school English learners.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

A guide for history and school library media specialists for creating technologically advanced, resource-based instructional units in American and World History in grades 7-12.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Presents web sites from around the world covering much of the world's literature. Provides creative and interesting thinking activities to enhance student understanding of literature and culture and to promote critical thinking.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Presents numerous Web sites with primary source documents and authoritative data in all areas of science. Activities and questions are designed to motivate students to interact with the site, read and analyze the material, and draw their own conclusions.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.
Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.

Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.

Focuses on architectures and protocols, while bringing together the understanding of security problems related to the protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems. Provides insight into uncovering the security risks of dynamically created content, and how proper content management can greatly improve overall security.

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.
Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.

Presents cutting-edge research on such topics as network learning, e-learning, managing Web-based learning and teaching technologies, and building Web-based learning communities. Provides researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in the field of education with essential, up-to-date research in designing more effective learning systems and scenarios using Web-based technologies.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer and mountain climber, Jon Krakauer.

World Holidays, ed. , v.
World Holidays, ed. , v.

World Holidays, ed. , v.

A guide to celebrations and holidays around the world, including religious, civic, and cultural practices.

World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.
World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.

World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.

An encyclopedic guide to concepts, theories, discoveries and pioneers in the fields of microbiology and immunology, for students and other researchers. Addresses current ethical, legal and social issues with special emphasis given to biological warfare and terrorism. Topical and biographical entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced. Includes photographs and illustrations. 2 volumes.

Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills, ed. , v.
Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills, ed. , v.

Education

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.
10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

This text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students; includes real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies.

21st Century Education, ed. , v.
21st Century Education, ed. , v.

21st Century Education, ed. , v.

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

Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.
Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.

Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive, critical approach to meeting the new challenges of technology in the classroom.

Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.
Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.

Advances in Computer-Supported Learning, ed. , v.

This book clarifies the new technologies, applications, and research in computer-supported learning. It helps students, teachers, and researchers gain a larger understanding of this field and the trends that are driving computer-supported learning forward.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.
Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding career and technical education. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.
Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Digital literacies are essential for managing information and communication in our rapidly changing world—but the old scattered approaches to introducing technology have left many teachers playing catch-up with their students. With this authentic, job-embedded professional development program, you’ll help K–12 teachers incorporate digital literacies into their classrooms once and for all.

Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1
Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1

Kognisi dalam Pendidikan Sains, ed. , v. 1

The 20th century can be regarded as the era in expansion of many theories about the process of learning. This book attempts to discuss as much as possible, the many comprehensive theories of learning.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This book shows how to shape a school culture conducive to high academic achievement for all students. An award-winning former principal and a professional development specialist provide the steps for developing teacher capacity, applying successful instructional practices, and advocating for ELLs.

Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.
Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.

Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.

Offers a cut-to-the-chase approach for busy principals who want to successfully lead with technology for enhanced student learning. Includes strategies for building capacity.

Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.
Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.

Learning Methods & Theories, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to many educational methods that seek to enhance learning by increasing student control and autonomy, taking advantage of software applications, and improving peer cooperation and collaboration.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.
Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.

Methods & Models of Learning, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume introduces a variety of learning theories and their associated pedagogical methods and tools.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Special Education Practices, ed. , v.
Special Education Practices, ed. , v.

Special Education Practices, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume allows readers to make sense of the various special education practices widely available in school systems.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.
Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

This guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession.

Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.
Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.

Teaching Models & Approaches, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the assortment of teaching models that are widely used and implemented.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.
Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

This book combines practical and effective classroom practices with the latest technological research findings utilized in literacy instruction.

The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.
The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.

The Big6 in Middle School, ed. , v.

Enables middle school educators - including classroom teachers, library media and technology specialists, and administrators - to understand and implement the Big6 approach to information, communication, and technology skills learning.

The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.
The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.

The Methods of Curriculum Organization, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the various methods of curriculum organization and the impact they have on educators, students, and the subject matter itself. It examines the influences of classroom organization and outside pressures such as teacher education, open houses, and student internship.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Provides practical steps that focus on teaching and learning grounded in the reality of children's lives, because motivated teachers tend to have motivated students.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.
Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

This book details a comprehensive process for empowering students and teachers as school improvement leaders and "experts".

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.
Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive framework for educating a growing population of public school English learners.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

A guide for history and school library media specialists for creating technologically advanced, resource-based instructional units in American and World History in grades 7-12.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Presents web sites from around the world covering much of the world's literature. Provides creative and interesting thinking activities to enhance student understanding of literature and culture and to promote critical thinking.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Presents numerous Web sites with primary source documents and authoritative data in all areas of science. Activities and questions are designed to motivate students to interact with the site, read and analyze the material, and draw their own conclusions.

Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills, ed. , v.
Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills, ed. , v.

Medicine

21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.
21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.

21st Century Global Health Diplomacy, ed. , v.

Global health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of globalization, economic interdependence, social justice, and the enlightened self-interests of nations. It can be a critical pathway to assure good global governance and improved international relations among the great powers and between these powers and the developing world. It can be a mechanism to avert conflict and to augment health, peace, solidarity, economic progress, and multinational cooperation.

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48
Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

This title provides timely and critical reviews of important topics in medicinal chemistry together with an emphasis on emerging topics in the biological sciences, which are expected to provide the basis for entirely new future therapies.

Business

60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.
60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.

60-Minute Brand Strategist, ed. , v.

This book offers a fast-paced, field-tested view of how branding decisions happen in the context of business strategy, not just in marketing communications.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.
Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume explores the complexities of accounting applications, systems, and methodologies.

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.
Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

This book addresses Internet marketing and the World Wide Web, and other electronic marketing tools such as geographic information systems, database marketing, and mobile advertising.

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.
Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2012 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services, and which control the largest share of spending. Also included is a product-by-product analysis of spending trends before and after the Great Recession, and a prediction of future trends.

Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.
Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.

Economic Growth & Development, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an overview of economic growth and development. It outlines the differences between developing and developed nations, examine the trends in regional, urban, and private sector development, and detail the processes businesses undergo to determine effectiveness.

Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.
Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.

Employees, Unions & Labor Economics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers readers an overview of employees, unions, and labor economics as they relate to the study of business.

Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.
Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.

Fundamentals of Food Processing and Technology, ed. , v.

This book was written to summarize some of the fundamentals to be considered in the food processing and technology area. The text is an excellent starting point for students of food processing technology and individuals working in the processing arena.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.
International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, ed. , v.

Covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management.

Leadership PQ, ed. , v.
Leadership PQ, ed. , v.

Leadership PQ, ed. , v.

This book explains why PQ (Political Intelligence) is a critical leadership requirement and presents case studies to demonstrate the impact of PQ in action. A self-assessment tool is also provided.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.
People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

This book addresses business growth in the context of social and environmental concerns. Full of inspiring case studies, it looks at the challenges faced by key players such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Nokia, Nike, Amazon, M&S and Walmart.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.
Project Management, ed. 6, v.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.

This guide explains in easy-to-understand language how the power of time-proven project management methods can help your projects come in on time, on budget, and on target.

The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.
The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.

The Economist Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy, ed. 3, v.

This guide is aimed at those who want to make sense of the modern economy and grasp how economic theory works in practice.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The guide looks at trends in the consumption and production of, and markets for, various goods. It looks at how prices have changed over the years and how they are likely to change in the future. It analyzes where the power lies in terms of producers (resource rich countries and mining firms) and market players (commodity exchanges and trading firms). It highlights the vulnerabilities of different societies and industries to the vagaries of commodity markets.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

This guide provides an understanding of many major and lesser economic indicators: what they are, the areas they cover, their reliability, and how and why to interpret them.

The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.
The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.

The Economist Successful Strategy Execution, ed. , v.

Strategy-to-performance gaps foster a culture of under-performance, unrealistic plans create the expectation throughout the organization that plans simply will not be fulfilled. This book shows how to overcome such failings and implement strategy effectively.

The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.
The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.

The Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an overview of the primary principles of microeconomics and microeconomic theory and highlights the main strategies involved in macroeconomic policymaking.

Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.
Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.

Theories in Finance & Economics, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an introduction to the major theories of finance that studies the economy at the microeconomic and macroeconomic levels. The collection begins by examining how individuals behave in the market economy and then turns to examine the economic systems and theories at play on a larger scale.

Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.
Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.

Web Services Security and E-Business, ed. , v.

Focuses on architectures and protocols, while bringing together the understanding of security problems related to the protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems. Provides insight into uncovering the security risks of dynamically created content, and how proper content management can greatly improve overall security.

Technology

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.
Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

Advances in Electronic Marketing, ed. , v.

This book addresses Internet marketing and the World Wide Web, and other electronic marketing tools such as geographic information systems, database marketing, and mobile advertising.

Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.
Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.

Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive analysis of issues related to agent design, implementation, integration, deployment, evaluation, and business value; it presents research results and application of agents and other intelligent information technologies in various domains. Offers intelligent information technologies that may revolutionize the work environment as well as social computing.

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.
Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

This book introduces you to the apps that can help you save time and increase your own productivity as well as serve as a curator and reviewer of apps and resident expert to benefit your patrons. It will save you from wading through and learning about the millions of apps available today and direct you to the very best apps in areas important to education, the workplace, and professional development.

Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.
Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.

Beginning Android C++ Game Development, ed. , v.

This book covers all of the major aspects of game design and programming using the Android Native Development Kit (NDK). The techniques contained in this book include building a game engine, writing a renderer, and building a full game app with entities, game levels and collisions.

HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.
HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.

HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js, ed. , v.

This guide provides first-time programmers of all ages the tools to turn their video game ideas into reality. A step-by-step guide to the free, open-source HTML5 and JavaScript engine enchant.js, it is ideally suited for game fans who have always wanted to make their own game but didn’t know how.

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.
Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, ed. , v.

This book examines the issues related to cyber warfare not only from a computer science perspective but from military, sociological, and scientific perspectives as well.

Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.
Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.

Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, ed. , v.

This book will take you step-by-step through the process of developing fluid content that adapts its layout to the client device using HTML, JavaScript and CSS, and responsive web design. This book introduces server-side techniques that allow you to show different content to different devices and make the most of their strengths and capabilities.

Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.
Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.

Packaging for Food Preservation, ed. , v.

This book addresses three main topics: (1) mass transport properties of packaging for food applications, (2) development of active packaging, and (3) new strategies to prolong food shelf life. More specifically, the book discusses several mathematical models, relevant research on active packaging, and case studies that highlight the best combination of technologies to prolong the shelf-life of principal food commodities.

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.
Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development, ed. , v.

This book provides concrete guidance including tutorials, techniques and best practices to enable the rapid implementation of applications using Microsoft’s newest technologies.

Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.
Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.

Programming Business Applications for the Android™ Tablet, ed. , v.

This guide provides a quick start for prototyping applications on the mobile platform for the business applications programmer—focusing on such common business uses as database management, web-based user interfaces, and graphic representation of data.

Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.
Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.

Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi, ed. 2, v.

This book shows you how to automate your lights, curtains, music, and more, and control everything via a laptop or mobile phone.

Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.
Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.

Social Media and the New Academic Environment, ed. , v.

This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest research on social media challenges in the educational context.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.
Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

Technological Tools for the Literacy Classroom, ed. , v.

This book combines practical and effective classroom practices with the latest technological research findings utilized in literacy instruction.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping them to understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud.

The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.
The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.

The Digital Media Handbook, ed. 2, v.

This book presents an essential guide to the historical and theoretical development of digital media, emphasizing cultural continuity alongside technological change, and highlighting the emergence of new forms of communication in contemporary networked culture. Highlights key concerns of today’s practitioners, analyzing how they develop projects, interact and solve problems within the context of networked communication.

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.
Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies, ed. , v.

Presents cutting-edge research on such topics as network learning, e-learning, managing Web-based learning and teaching technologies, and building Web-based learning communities. Provides researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in the field of education with essential, up-to-date research in designing more effective learning systems and scenarios using Web-based technologies.

Science

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48
Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry, ed. , v. 48

This title provides timely and critical reviews of important topics in medicinal chemistry together with an emphasis on emerging topics in the biological sciences, which are expected to provide the basis for entirely new future therapies.

Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.
Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.

Corn and Grain Sorghum Comparison, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive review of the similarities and differences between corn and grain sorghum. Compares corn and sorghum crops in areas such as morphology, physiology, phenology, yield, resource use and efficiency, and the impact of both crops in different cropping systems.

Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. , v.

Provides information on all aspects of insects, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management. Includes definitive facts about all insects from aphids, beetles and butterflies to weevils and yellowjackets.

The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.
The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.

The World's Largest Wetlands, ed. , v.

An international team of scholars shares its understanding of the status, ecological dynamics, functions, and conservation needs of the world's largest wetlands.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in the Sciences, ed. , v.

Presents numerous Web sites with primary source documents and authoritative data in all areas of science. Activities and questions are designed to motivate students to interact with the site, read and analyze the material, and draw their own conclusions.

World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.
World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.

World of Microbiology and Immunology, ed. , v.

An encyclopedic guide to concepts, theories, discoveries and pioneers in the fields of microbiology and immunology, for students and other researchers. Addresses current ethical, legal and social issues with special emphasis given to biological warfare and terrorism. Topical and biographical entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced. Includes photographs and illustrations. 2 volumes.

Library Science

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.
Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

Apps for Librarians, ed. , v.

This book introduces you to the apps that can help you save time and increase your own productivity as well as serve as a curator and reviewer of apps and resident expert to benefit your patrons. It will save you from wading through and learning about the millions of apps available today and direct you to the very best apps in areas important to education, the workplace, and professional development.

Library 3.0, ed. , v.
Library 3.0, ed. , v.

Library 3.0, ed. , v.

This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators.

Social Science

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.
Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Best Customers, ed. 10, v.

Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2012 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services, and which control the largest share of spending. Also included is a product-by-product analysis of spending trends before and after the Great Recession, and a prediction of future trends.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.
Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding career and technical education. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1
Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1

Language Testing: The Construction and Validation, 2e, ed. 2, v. 1

addresses two important issues in language testing: the construction and the validation of a test. To start with, this book discusses trends in language testing, the validity and the reliability of a test which are the primary issues of constructing a good test.

Language and Communication, ed. , v.
Language and Communication, ed. , v.

Language and Communication, ed. , v.

Discusses the sociocultural rules one must learn in order to use language. Examines how people from different cultural backgrounds rely on traditional and emerging cultural rules for social interaction. Describes how Western and non-Western traditions influence one another.

Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1
Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1

Linguistic Journey of A Bilingual Child, ed. , v. 1

attempt to showcase the linguistic journey of one Malaysian Chinese child in acquiring the ability to speak Mandarin and English simultaneously. Featuring the sounds which would eventually develop into words, evidence provided are drawn from the time the child was born to until he was two years of age.

Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Mind Mapping For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Guides the reader through a wide range of approaches to mind mapping, available software options, and investigates advanced mind mapping techniques for a range of purposes, including studying for exams, improving memory, project management, and maximizing creativity.

Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1
Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1

Panorama Bahasa Melayu Sepanjang Zaman, ed. , v. 1

Memberi gambaran berkaitan ciri dan gaya bahasa Melayu, daripada bentuk yang pertama diketahui, iaitu pada batu-batu bersurat yang dipercayai dihasilkan pada abad ke-7, kemudian meliputi perubahan sepanjang zaman dalam pelbagai variasi dan genre, hingga kini, zaman kemajuan ilmu-ilmu moden.

Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1
Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1

Penilalan keperluan Dalam Pembangunan Komuniti, ed. , v. 1

This book analyzes the importance of the assessment process when implementing community development programs.

Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1
Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1

Peradaban and Perkauman di Malaysia: Hubungan Etnik Melayu-Cina, ed. , v. 1

Using the perspective of civilization as a new angle, analyze and evaluate the causes of conflict between the ethnic Malays and Chinese in the process of nation-building in Malaysia.

Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1
Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

Perhubungan Media di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

This book looks into the media relations practices in Malaysia by focusing on four issues, mainly the corporate organization policy, journalism ethics, perception of material editor and media relations.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.
Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

This book explores the intersection between policing, border control and citizenship under the transformative conditions of globalization. It concentrates on the policing of the internal border and the networked nature of that border policing effort, drawing on empirical research conducted in New South Wales, Australia, designed to identify the means by which individuals designated as ‘unlawful non-citizens’ are detected by networks of public and private agencies.

The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.
The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.

The Basics of Sociology, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to core concepts in sociology. Presents both classic studies and current references to illustrate sociological concepts. Examines what sociology is, why sociology is important, and why we study it. Demonstrates how various social forces impact our lives and form our social experiences.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Commodities, ed. , v.

The guide looks at trends in the consumption and production of, and markets for, various goods. It looks at how prices have changed over the years and how they are likely to change in the future. It analyzes where the power lies in terms of producers (resource rich countries and mining firms) and market players (commodity exchanges and trading firms). It highlights the vulnerabilities of different societies and industries to the vagaries of commodity markets.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.
The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators, ed. , v.

This guide provides an understanding of many major and lesser economic indicators: what they are, the areas they cover, their reliability, and how and why to interpret them.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

Environment

Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.
Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.

Building a Culture for Sustainability, ed. , v.

This book sets a path to successfully building a culture for sustainability in today's global marketplace, providing "best practice" case studies from industries and sectors including manufacturing, business-to-business, hospitality, consumer products, telecommunications, and professional services.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.
People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

People, Planet, Profit, ed. , v.

This book addresses business growth in the context of social and environmental concerns. Full of inspiring case studies, it looks at the challenges faced by key players such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Nokia, Nike, Amazon, M&S and Walmart.

Law

Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1
Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1

Case Studies on Government Programs and Policies, ed. , v. 1

Covers key development issues such as poverty, IT, cybercafés, gender and governance.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.
Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

Policing Non-Citizens, ed. , v.

This book explores the intersection between policing, border control and citizenship under the transformative conditions of globalization. It concentrates on the policing of the internal border and the networked nature of that border policing effort, drawing on empirical research conducted in New South Wales, Australia, designed to identify the means by which individuals designated as ‘unlawful non-citizens’ are detected by networks of public and private agencies.

The Politics Book, ed. , v.
The Politics Book, ed. , v.

The Politics Book, ed. , v.

This book explores more than 100 big ideas on topics as diverse as the rule of law, the extent of liberty, and the justification of warfare. It takes the reader on a journey through the history of politics, from the influential theories of ancient Greece, Rome, and Asia to modern concepts voiced by today's brightest political thinkers.

Literature

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 32

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.
The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.

The Literary Theory Handbook, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Literature, ed. , v.

Presents web sites from around the world covering much of the world's literature. Provides creative and interesting thinking activities to enhance student understanding of literature and culture and to promote critical thinking.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer and mountain climber, Jon Krakauer.

History

Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines insurgencies, and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt, through history. It addresses military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades.

Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1
Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1

Refleksi Historiografi Alam Melayu, ed. , v. 1

Dihasilkan untuk mempersembahkan khazanah persuratan Melayu sebagai sumber sejarah yang penting dan berguna. Di samping itu untuk menarik perhatian para ilmuwan dan para pembaca mengenai bahan-bahan yang dirakamkan dalam teks sejarah Melayu lama akan betapa unggulnya karya tersebut.

Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1
Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1

Sejarah China Moden, ed. , v. 1

Emphasizing the historical construction of Modern China and the challenges faced since its defeat in the Opium War.

Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1
Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

Sejarah Masyarakat India di Malaysia, ed. , v. 1

This book not only looks into the arrival of the Indian community, but more importantly, the various configurations of economic transformation, social and political happening to society since the late 19th century to the 20th century.

Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1
Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1

Tema baru Penulisan Sejarah, ed. , v. 1

Provide guidance and exposure that not all historical works are stiff and only focused on certain aspects.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, ed. , v.

A guide for history and school library media specialists for creating technologically advanced, resource-based instructional units in American and World History in grades 7-12.

Arts

Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.
Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.

Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, ed. , v.

This dictionary covers Asian American history from 1887 to the present. It includes over 600 substantial and cross-referenced entries on authors, books, and genres as well as more general ones describing the historical background, cultural features, techniques and major theatres and clubs.

General Reference

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.
Project Management, ed. 6, v.

Project Management, ed. 6, v.

This guide explains in easy-to-understand language how the power of time-proven project management methods can help your projects come in on time, on budget, and on target.

Nation and World

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.
The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, ed. , v.

Covers Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today including more than 400 alphabetically arranged entries written by an international team of specialists. This volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, covering central terms, concepts, personalities, movements, places, and schools of thought across Islamic history.

World Holidays, ed. , v.
World Holidays, ed. , v.

World Holidays, ed. , v.

A guide to celebrations and holidays around the world, including religious, civic, and cultural practices.

Multicultural Studies

World Holidays, ed. , v.
World Holidays, ed. , v.

World Holidays, ed. , v.

A guide to celebrations and holidays around the world, including religious, civic, and cultural practices.

Religion

World Holidays, ed. , v.
World Holidays, ed. , v.

World Holidays, ed. , v.

A guide to celebrations and holidays around the world, including religious, civic, and cultural practices.

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