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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.
Nice Bike - Making Meaningful Connections On the Road of Life
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A collection of stories based on making meaningful connections with others in both your work and in your life. Nice Bike can help you with your daily interactions, create more meaningful relationships and add more joy in your journey on the road of life. Acknowledge, honor, and connect and you will change the world, one person at a time.
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.
Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book describes the methods and mental skills necessary for optimal performance in individual and team sports. Forty brief chapters representing such topics as attention and concentration, goal-setting, imagery, mental preparation, and mental toughness are covered. The book will be of interest to coaches, college and club level athletes, high school players, and athletes' parents
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
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
Grad Skool Rulz: Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Get the inside scoop on graduate school and the tenure track. This no-nonsense guide gives you blunt advice about everything from admissions to dissertations to getting tenure. Filled with concrete strategies for surviving graduate school while keeping your sanity.
Selvhjelp ved tinnitus - Hvordan mestre plagsom øresus
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Det ER noe å gjøre med plagsom tinnitus! Den som sier noe annet, er akterutseilt. Boken viser hvorfor øresus kan være så plagsomt, og hva du kan gjøre for å få det bedre. Den går i dybden selv om språket er enkelt og lettfattelig.
Neuropsychopharmacology: An Introduction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
“Neuropsychopharmacology: An Introduction” is a part of the Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the materials intuitively.
Scientific Methods
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
“Scientific Methods” is a part of the Principles of Biology & Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the material intuitively
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.
Economics for Smart Citizenship
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,690. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This book helps people understand the economics that affect them in their daily lives: learning, working, earning, future planning, running a business, penetrating the macroeconomic fog of the media and politicians, and being good citizens. It describes the decision-making process as people try to better themselves and how to set up a society for maximum betterment of its citizens.
The Ego Tango
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This is a collection of real life stories that I tell in my workshops as a communication coach. Each story demonstrates either an external behavior or an internal mindset which I teach to help people become more effective and productive in their personal and professional relationships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Torrey Pines Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
What is the most extraordinary summer a child could ever imagine? Would it include going on a midnight grunion run, discovering the mystery of a pool carved into a 48 million year-old rock, standing inches from a mountain lion, assisting with the rescue of a Pygmy Pilot whale, learning how to surf and more? This children’s book is an awe-inspiring, adventure-filled summer of a lifetime!
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.