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Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
The God Mars Book Two: Lost Worlds
Series: The God Mars, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00)
The marooned UN survivors continue to try to establish peaceful relations with the competing factions on Mars, a challenge that becomes more urgent when a radically changed Earth finally does answer their distress calls. Because Earth does fear what’s happened on Mars, perhaps enough to attempt once again to destroy all life on the surface.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
I.T. Confidential, A Humorous Look at Work Life through the Eyes of an Info Tech Insider
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What happens when heavily medicated, disorganized, and generally weird people are forced to work together? Welcome to the cubicle-infested world of Information Technology. Rahm takes us on a tour of corporate malaise, rampant confusion, dinner-plate-sized chocolate chip cookies, and lousy box lunches.
Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.
The Planet Machine
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50)
When the Thewls colonize a new planet, an old threat emerges. Lokians come shooting from the center of the planet.
Unplugged: Tech Tales # 1
Series: Tech Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Declan has a plan to survive this year's family camping trip: a brand new hand-held gaming console. When it's stolen, his plan sinks faster than a leaky canoe. To get his gadget back and stay plugged in, he must track down the mysterious beast known as the Howler. How hard can it be for an epic gamer like Declan?
Scavenger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The main characters of David Morrell's award-winning Creepers return for another harrowing thriller about an obsession with the past. A desperate hunt for a lost time capsule uncovers an unspeakable 100-year-old crime that threatens to be repeated in the present.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
The Watch in the Sand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
On October the third, in the year 2055, two thirds of downtown Chicago suddenly drops dead. With no warning, explanation, or clues, ex-beat cop Jack Reed must piece together what has happened, and why, before the truth is buried forever in an avalanche of online user-generated content.