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Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
Health Promotion Pathways: Applied Activities for the Collegiate Classroom
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Price: $27.00 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Health Promotion Pathways is an activity guide for college students enrolled in health promotion classes. The activities range in duration, including problem-solving activities, case studies, and events. They are written to inspire open-ended responses and class discussion. This activity guide best supports content in community health, health education, and program planning.
2014 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This 2014 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
The Communication Process
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Professional
This book discusses the theory and applications of the communication process and provides practical examples for the use of professionals to improve their communication.
Listening with Empathy
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
This book shows how good listening habits can only be developed through self-training. The book lists (and explains with illustrations) seven barriers to listening, seven bad listening habits, and three secrets to Active Listening. These descriptions provide a practical framework to analyse our shortcomings and identify the areas where there is room for improvement.
Perception
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Since each individual’s perception is unique, we might encounter communication difficulties when two individuals attribute different meanings to the same utterance, event, or transaction. This book provides practical examples of Perceptual Errors and provides concrete advice to eliminate perceptual blocks in everyday communication.
The Kabbalah of Forgiveness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
The Kabbalah of Forgiveness is a translation of the first chapter of Rabbi Moshe Cordovero’s classic work Date Palm of Devorah (Tomer Devorah) with a commentary by Dr. Henry Abramson. Emerging from the 16th-century Safed Circle of Jewish mystics, this book earned a rare exception to the centuries-old ban on the study of Kabbalah by students under 40 because of its profound ethical value.
Self-Concept and Communication
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Our communication is immensely affected by our self-concept. This book discuses The Johari Window model and provides a way of looking at our self-concept in a systematic manner. The model also provides us guidelines for optimal self-disclosure in communication. In the latter part, the book illustrates the concept of 'Life Positions' which is based on Transactional Analysis.
10 Things You Need to Know: A Practical Guide for Internationals Moving to the U.S.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Moving to a new country is one of the hardest things you can do. Learning another language. Connecting to a new community. Adapting to an unfamiliar culture. These adjustments take years, but this practical guide provides information that will make your move easier. All ten themes are inspired by the author’s personal experiences and those of her many International friends. Welcome to the U.S.A.!
Zen-Sational Living: A Simple Guide to Finding Your True Self and Maintaining Balance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Loaded with sensible advice, Zen-Sational Living is a road-map for making good decisions and being your best. From the basics of Zen, to health (mental and physical), creating a personal space, and everything in between! Whether you're in need of a boost, a change, or are starting on your own road of self-discovery, ZEN-SATIONAL LIVING will guide you on your journey.
The Ethical Technologist
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Series: Text Book, Book 8 ยท Applied Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
Communication as a Transaction
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
This book provides comprehensive discussion and examples of the model of Transactional Analysis. If we view every unit of social interaction is called a transaction, this model should help us troubleshoot a communication breakdown, and improve overall communication effectiveness.
Managing Conversations
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This book discusses how smooth conversations normally follow five stages in a pre-determined sequence.It then discusses, with examples, some guiding principles in conversations. Finally, discussion focuses on 'unproductive'conversations. In an attempt to understand how unproductive conversations are created, the book elabaorates on some factors leading to unproductive conversations
A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant: Rediscovering IBM's Corporate Constitution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
If Lou Gerstner’s Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? is the yang, this book is the yin—that quintessential opposing and balancing force. It is an IBM employee-owner’s perspective; it captures the views of those that will determine IBM’s 21st Century permanence. Its premise? IBM must rediscover its Corporate Constitution—its basic beliefs of Respect, Service and Excellence.
Introduction to HTML & CSS
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » HTML
This book covers the basics of HTML and inline CSS based on the latest standards proposed by W3C. Basic topics are covered to make it possible to build a simple web page. This book is used in Introduction to HTML and CSS topics in courses taught at City College of San Francisco where the author teaches.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Burn: A Comprehensive Guide to Burning Man.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Burn is a comprehensive event guide to Burning Man, detailing everything from the history and evolution of the event to traveling to and from (and around in) Black Rock City to building a camp (wiring said camp for solar power, grey water disposal, etc.) and surviving the Black Rock Desert (what to bring, the culture, how to change a bicycle tire, etc.) for a week.
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
Building Your Ideal Practice - The Holistic Guide to Building Your Own Successful Natural Therapy Business
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Price: $39.95 USD. Words: 37,950. Language: Australian English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
This is the essential guidebook for any naturopath, acupuncturist, homeopath, massage therapist or integrative practitioner who wants to get the business side of their practice absolutely right. Jayne Bryson ND distills the secrets of her own success into this must have reference book.
Paradigms of Counseling and Psychotherapy
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / general
This book presents the "big picture" related to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Four counseling paradigms are defined: the organic-medical, psychological, systemic-relational, and social constructivism paradigms. Readers will be challenged to view mental health treatment from a high theoretical level, providing an advanced foundation for psychotherapy research and practice.
Healed from Chronic Pain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
A new approach to healing, the combining of faith and science, lead this non-medical person to discover that nutrition would heal most disorders. A correlation between central air conditioning and obesity lead him to the understanding that we do not consume enough nutrients in our regular diets for health. You will also discover our relationship with the sun has changed forever and why.