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An Introduction to General Systems Thinking
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 1 ยท Software Testing, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Interdisciplinary
For more than thirty-five years, this book has been hailed as an innovative introduction to systems theory, with applications in software development and testing, medicine, engineering, social sciences, architecture, and beyond. Used in university courses and professional seminars all over the world, the text has proven its ability to open minds and sharpen thinking.
Smart Study: How to Study Less and Get More
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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From receiving 5% on her first test at law school, Jane Genovese finally walked away with an award for reaching the top 2% in her university. How did she do it? In this comic (40 pages), Jane shares her personal experience of grappling with studies through school and university to achieve great results. Her strategies and advice will help you to improve your memory, concentration and grad
Modern Language Proficiency: Can-Do Strategies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,220. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Provide your students with many practical classroom strategies to achieve the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do proficiencies of speaking, listening, reading and writing with half of the 74 readings focusing on speaking. Learn how grammar, vocabulary, culture, the textbook and mobile devices help develop proficiency. Find mini-assessments.
The Clinician’s Guide To Response Elaboration Training for Aphasia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
This Recipe SLP guide provides a step-by-step how-to for implementing Response Elaboration Training and Modified RET for individuals with aphasia. This evidence-based guide explains the theory behind RET, describes tips, modifications, and variations for implementation, briefly summarizes published findings on patient outcomes, and provides active links to online resources.
90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Improve your students’ modern language communication and culture awareness through mobile learning tools and apps. Use these easy to integrate activities to engage your students in in-class and out-of-class learning in fourteen different mobile learning categories. Develop your students' speaking listening, reading, and writing. Have them participate in authentic culture through mobile activities.
How to Pass Delta
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This book is packed with practical tips and advice on how to get the most out of the Delta. Each unit has a discovery activity and comprehensive tips for each part of the three Delta modules. Written by someone with extensive experience of working with the Delta, as both a tutor and examiner, it provide you with all the practical advice you need to get the most out of your course.
Preschools by the Bay
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » School directories
This book is designed to get parents started on their search for the right preschool for their child. This process is a personal one and each family will approach it in their own unique way. It is the author’s wish that everyone will find some good pointers throughout the book. There is a lot of general information given about the search and specific information about preschool programs.
Colored Pencils: The Direct Method Step by Step
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Equine artist Carrie L. Lewis teaches artists of all skill levels how to draw horses in a landscape using the direct method of drawing with colored pencils. Step-by-step instruction with over 50 illustrations.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
An essential guide for educators seeking a more human connection in their online classes. Written by an educator, the book features examples & video excerpts that demonstrate how to turn an online class into a student-centered learning community with asynchronous audio and video conversations & feedback. Covers accessibility, tips for effective design, and strategies for leaving student feedback.
Making and Using Machinima in the Language Classroom
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
Creating and using machinima in the language classroom is a guide to encourage teachers and learners to create videos in virtual worlds (machinima) for enhancing language lessons. Although the book is not specifically about learning or teaching in virtual worlds it does help and gives instructions for the reader to access and be able to use Second Life for the purpose of machinima making.
English Common Core Mobile Activities
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Use these 150+ mobile activities to help your students achieve the ELA CCSS in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. These easy-to-implement activities, organized by Anchor Statements, actively engage your students. More than half the activities are non-fiction. For grades 6-12 but activities can easily be adapted down or up. Most apps are free and for both Android and iPad.
Autism Spectrum Disorder 100 Pages of ASD Life Skills Exercises
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
The life skills exercises are a means of addressing the needs of ASD affected children by making practical information related to the adaptive functioning accessible to caregivers and professionals. Exercises are fun and creative and all children should enjoy participating in the applied learning.
Principles of Written English, Workbook 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
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This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.1x, Principles of Written English, the first of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing, editing, and reviewing the materials for the online course.
Vocabulario Español-Inglés Americano - 9000 Palabras Más Usadas
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Los vocabularios de T&P Books buscan ayudar a aprender, memorizar y repasar palabras de idiomas extranjeros. El diccionario incluye más de 9000 palabras comúnmente usadas y organizadas de manera temática. Esta edición contiene 256 temas que incluyen: Meses, Estaciones, Unidades de Medidas, Ropa, Comida y Nutrición, Restaurantes, Familia, Compras, la Casa, la Naturaleza, los Países y más …
Free Ride to College: A Guide to Grooming Your Kids For a Full Academic Scholarship
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
Free Ride to College: A Guide to Grooming Your Kids For a Full Academic Scholarship is a comprehensive guide to giving students preparing for college and their parents the preparation and resources necessary to not only get admitted to the college or university of their dreams, but also to secure the funds that are essential to paying for it.
Taking the Mystery Out of Learning Styles
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Series: Learning Styles Made Simple, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Learn how your children learn and how to teach them effectively so they can learn efficiently. This book is an in-depth look at the everyday behaviors and personality traits that reveal learning styles, and it shows how to expand your students' learning abilities for success now and throughout their lives.
The Kids' Guide to Business
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This book provides a kid-friendly approach to introduce, prepare, and launch kids into business. Kids take steps to develop a business and are easily engaged in business as they explore business basics and advanced business principles using the lemonade stand business case. Many business principles are taught from this simple business model of a roadside kiosk.
40 Years of Friendship - 100 Games of Chess
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Robert Salomon. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Three masters recall their four decades as teammates from a strong New Jersey chess club. Annotated games, theoretical novelties in the opening, and wide-ranging anecdotes from the chess scene in Spain, Cuba, and Metro New York from the 1940s through 2014 complement the authors’ personal chess biographies, while Alekhine’s chess set pulls the whole together.