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YOU ROCK! How To Be A STAR Student & Still Have FUN
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
You Rock offers specific insights and strategies for succeeding in school. A Princeton student and tutor shares the wisdom and experience she has gained in this empowering and entertaining “study tips” book for the music-loving tween and teen set. Put the cool back in school and enjoy academic success. This is the “How To Study” book you’ve been looking for!
Pop Psychology: The psychology of pop culture and everyday life!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Pop Psychology explores 20+ psychology and mass media theories and includes a heavy dose of pop culture, storytelling and humor to keep you entertained throughout. From the mind of Bakari Akil II, Ph.D. who blogs for Psychology Today and is an Assistant Professor in Communication when he's not writing, researching or conducting off the wall studies.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Pursuit of Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
Be a Successful Student
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
Be a Successful Student is a short self-learning publication which is full of exercises and advice to help students through those first critical semesters that make all the difference –the difference between success and failure.The publication does this by giving students practical tips and tools for creating a positive mindset and developing new habits for a new life and study methods.
The New Professor's Handbook: For College Professors, Adjuncts and Teaching Assistants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
The "New Professor's Handbook" is for aspiring and new professors. I wrote this book because I didn’t have anyone share with me what it was like to be a new professor. I didn’t know what to take advantage of, what to look out for and what to avoid at all costs. If I would have had someone be ‘frank’ with me I could have enjoyed the experience a lot more and avoided a lot of pitfalls.
Arizona Law Review: Volume 53, Issue 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Founded in 1959, the Arizona Law Review is a general-interest academic legal journal. The Review is edited and published quarterly by students of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
The Thriller Writer's Workshop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hotshot faculty member and amateur writer Martin Sanderson attends a Thriller Writer's Workshop at the ragged edge of the world on the Oregon Coast and finds that he's in way, way over his head. But Sanderson has a thriller of his own to write and intends to show these so-called professionals just why he belongs right there in that chair with the rest of them.
Do I Exist? And Other Philosophical Questions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Ever found yourself plagued by deep questions? This cheap, accessible book gives you a basic introduction to philosophical issues drawing on the works of philosophers from Descartes to Sartre through Kant and Nietzsche. Don’t know who they are? Don’t worry- each chapter ends with a “Philosophical Who’s Who” giving you a brief biography of the life and works of each major philosopher.
Death of the Rat
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Price: Free! Words: 38,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this final story of McMurray’s trilogy, young professor Janet Gordon finds herself inadvertently involved in the election of the Principal of her University. The politics are not only complex but become decidedly unpleasant.