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Everyone's an Author
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 108

Everyone's an Author

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-03-18
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  • Publisher: W. W. Norton

Built on the keystones of rhetoric, Everyone's an Author provides a strong foundation for authoring in the digital age: in college essays, but also on Twitter; in print, but also online; with words, but also with sound, video, and images. It shows students that the rhetorical skills they already use in social media, in their home and religious communities, at work and in other nonacademic contexts are the same ones they'll need to succeed in college. Examples and readings drawn from across multiple media and dealing with topics that matter to students today make this a book that everyone who takes first-year writing will relate to.

The Devil in Silver
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 432

The Devil in Silver

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly New Hyde Hospital’s psychiatric ward has a new resident. It also has a very, very old one. Pepper is a rambunctious big man, minor-league troublemaker, working-class hero (in his own mind), and, suddenly, the surprised inmate of a budget-strapped mental institution in Queens, New York. He’s not mentally ill, but that doesn’t seem to matter. He is accused of a crime he can’t quite square with his memory. In the darkness of his room on his first night, he’s visited by a terrifying creature with the body of an old man and the head of a bison who nearly kills him befo...

The Little Seagull Handbook (Second Edition)
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

The Little Seagull Handbook (Second Edition)

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-02-01
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  • Publisher: W. W. Norton

A pocket-sized handbook that's easy to use and covers the kinds of writing college students need to do. The Little Seagull Handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process—an in addition, it covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned—reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language is not English. Available in two versions—with and without exercises.

Landmarks in Humanities
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 496

Landmarks in Humanities

Landmarks in Humanities is a single-volume survey of global culture designed to help students of humanities, cultural history, and history of the arts to understand and appreciate the relevance of historical works and ideas to their own daily lives. In chronological sequence, Landmarks guides students on a journey of the most notable monuments of the human imagination and the most prominent ideas and issues that have shaped the course and character of the world’s cultures from prehistory to the present. The landmarks that mark this journey are the great works of their place and time and, in some cases, of all time. Enhanced by McGraw-Hill Education’s SmartBook, Gloria Fiero delivers a learning experience tailored to the needs of each institution, instructor, and student. With the ability to incorporate new extended readings, streaming music, and artwork, Landmarks in Humanities renews the understanding of the relationship between world cultures and humankind’s creative legacy.

Health
  • Language: en

Health

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-02-28
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Created for university and college students taking a personal health course in their first year of study, The heavily revised Health: The Basics provides the foundation they'll need to lead healthy lives, now and in the future. This text was revised to reflect and exemplify "self-awareness, integrity, respect, self-responsibility, and gratitude," and to ensure students were provided with the most current Canadian research and up-to-date statistical information. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringHealth does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringHealth, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Cours...

Fiscal Administration
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 720

Fiscal Administration

FISCAL ADMINISTRATION, Tenth Edition, is based on two principles: Students must understand precisely where the money for public budgets comes from and where it goes, and students must run the numbers to effectively learn public finance and budgeting and to be immediately useful to prospective employers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introducing Public Administration
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 610

Introducing Public Administration

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-09-13
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important issues in the field of public administration through the use of examples from various disciplines and modern culture. This unique approach captivates students and encourages them to think critically about the nature of public administration today. Refreshed and revised throughout, the 9th edition contains a number of imporant updates: An examination of the effect of the Barack Obama administration on t...

Interpersonal Process in Therapy: An Integrative Model
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

Interpersonal Process in Therapy: An Integrative Model

Strongly focused on the therapist-client relationship, INTERPERSONAL PROCESS IN THERAPY: AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL integrates cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic theories. Newly revised and edited, this highly engaging and readable text features an increased emphasis on the integrative approach to counseling, in which the counselor brings together the interpersonal/relational elements from various theoretical approaches, and provides clear guidelines for using the therapeutic relationship to effect change. The author helps alleviate beginning therapists' concerns about making mistakes, teaches therapists how to work with their own countertransference issues, and empowers new t...

Exploring Leadership
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 608

Exploring Leadership

This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. This book is designed for college students to help them understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and guide them in developing their leadership potential. The Relational Leadership Model (RLM) continues as the major focus in this edition, and the book includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions and related concepts, as well as visual applications of the model. The third edition includes new student vignettes that demonstrate how the major concepts and theories can be applied. It also contains new material on social justice, conflict manag...

Human Motor Development
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 456

Human Motor Development

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-04-25
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  • Publisher: Routledge

The new edition of this classic text has been streamlined and thoroughly updated, but it still reflects the authors' philosophy that motor development is an interactive process that continues across the lifespan. Human motor development is strongly influenced by the cognitive, social-emotional, and physical changes that take place as an individual ages, and this book examines these interactions while maintaining its focus on the movement aspects of human development. It will help readers understand how people typically develop movement skills throughout the lifespan, diagnose problems in those individuals who may be developing atypically, and design developmentally appropriate activities tha...