Designed for the "musicianship" portion of the freshman theory sequence, Benjamin/Horvit/Nelson MUSIC FOR SIGHT SINGING, Fifth Edition, presents music... that is carefully chosen to challenge--not overwhelm--you.
This beautifully illustrated text reflects the latest trends in art education and demonstrates how to motivate students to learn by integrating art with... other content areas. Emphasis Art, 9/e focuses on the intrinsic worth of art-studio experience through its Discipline-Based Art Education approach, as well as on the process of implementing art education into classroom practice. Useful for both general classroom teachers and art specialists, this popular text promotes art appreciation while providing a wealth of creative ideas and clear technical direction, including lesson plans that incorporate instructional objectives.
This text combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life. It is based on extensive and up-to-date research as... reported in the journals and monographs. It shows how sociological theories apply to the various topics. Thus, it not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life, but also helps them apply this knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.
AJN Book of the Year 2010 Be prepared to meet the ever-changing demands of providing quality nutritional care for patients.... This popular text, developed jointly by a nurse and a dietitian, provides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice. The 5th Edition is more reader friendly than ever, with a new contemporary, full-color design and a wealth of online tools and resources for students and instructors. Highlights include the many pictures, charts, tables, care plans, and assessment tools. It effectively combines nursing care with the nutritional information pertinent to today s classroom and practice settings. It s ideal for stand-alone nutrition courses, programs that offer nutrition as part of Medical-Surgical, Fundamentals, or Pediatrics classes, or as a supplement to any nutrition content.
Parenting through the lifespan This inclusive, research-based text on parenting through the lifespan helps students work with parents as... professionals, as well as develop life skills. Parenting in Contemporary Society, Fifth Edition provides in-depth information about parenting through the lifespan and in diverse family types. It includes all types of parents and family situations, examines similarities and differences among parents in four major minority groups, and examines the various risks, challenges, and alternatives available to parents. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Recognize the changing nature of parenting throughout the life cycle, from infancy through old age, including the reciprocal nature of the parent-child relationships Understand parenting differences in diverse cultures and families Identify parenting strategies in high-risk families with teenage parents, abusive parents, and homeless families, and families with exceptional children Recognize alternatives to biological parenthood: adoptive parenthood, parenting through assisted reproduction (artificial insemination by donor, in vitro fertilization, surrogate mothers, etc.), and foster parenthood Understand timely issues in child care and early education including types of programs, differences in infant care and self care, the importance of quality care, the effects of child care on children, and other preschool programs Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with Pearson eText (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205863736 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205863730
Designed for the "musicianship" portion of the freshman theory sequence, Benjamin/Horvit/Nelson MUSIC FOR SIGHT SINGING, Sixth Edition, presents music... that is carefully chosen to challenge--not overwhelm--you.
Updated in its 2nd edition, Training & Development: Communicating for Successpresents a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to developing training... programs organized around the Needs-Centered model of training.Rooted in contemporary instructional communication research, the book suggests that every aspect of developing a training program should be based upon trainee needs. Students are exposed to web-based training and new training technologies and learn how the internet plays a role in training and development. The text also presents students with information about career opportunities in training and development and exercises for practicing and applying what they've learned.
For courses in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Stuttering and Fluency. Working with People Who Stutter: A Lifespan Approach offers a... comprehensive overview of the nature and treatment of stuttering across the lifespan. Written for clinicians, speech language pathologists, and students who want a balanced understanding about the complexities of stuttering, readers will learn about the characteristics and theoretical information about people who are afflicted by this condition. This fresh, new text provides information on each age group (preschool, school-age, adolescent, and adult) and is categorized according to the affective, behavioral, and cognitive components of the disorder. The process of assessment and diagnosis is facilitated by coverage of multiple methods and a useful diagnostic checklist. Treatment chapters include multiple examples of current approaches, as well as practical therapy examples focusing on the 'how-to' of fluency therapy. Providing an 'applied emphasis' to the treatment of stuttering, this new contribution to the field should increase the competency, confidence, and enjoyment of clinicians working with people who stutter.
This lively introduction to theatre offers equal measures of appreciation of theatrical arts and descriptions of the collaborative theatrical crafts.... The author's enthusiasm for and knowledge of the current theatre, highlighted by contemporary production shots from around the world, put the students in the front row.
Even in the best of times, political debate about world events is rife with polarizing disagreement. In an increasingly wired world, how can we help... students separate fact from opinion, to parse arguments and apply reasoned analysis? With its even-handed presentation of realism, liberalism, constructivism, and critical theory and comprehensive coverage of all of the major concepts in IR, Perspectives on International Relations gives students the set of analytical tools they need to become effective readers and thinkers about the world's most urgent issues. Making sense of today's world events means being able to read beyond the headlines.Perspectives on International Relations combines comprehensive coverage with class-tested, fully integrated critical thinking pedagogy to teach students how to "read between the lines."These are features your students won't skip; they're too useful and engaging:* "Using the Perspectives to Read Between the Lines" boxes model critical reading, showing students how to identify and think through the viewpoints playing out in contemporary debates;* "Perspectives and Levels of Analysis" tables help students track the ways each perspective interprets events from the individual, domestic, and systemic levels;* "Parallel Timelines" exhibit how the perspectives preference different events, from the origins of WWI to the current era;* "Spotlight" icons highlight when key concepts in IR (e.g., alliances, anarchy, balance of power) are at work in historical or contemporary cases;* "Causal Arrow" icons point to when a perspective is emphasized over others in explaining the cause of an event; and* A marginal glossary defines every key term in the book.What's New?The book's distinctive approach has been sharpened, with refined discussion of the major viewpoints in IR. Chapters have been streamlined so that key points are crystal clear. Every chapter has been fully updated and features the latest in world affairs and advancements in scholarship with:*coverage of the global financial crisis, explaining in straightforward terms the operation of global debt, derivatives, and currency markets, as well as the interconnection of domestic, trade, and investment policies;* closer examination of new dynamics in ethnic conflict and terrorism;* a look at the contrast between the foreign policy orientations of the George W. Bush and Obama administrations;* discussion of the debate surrounding the Millennium Development Goals and the latest findings related to global governance, climate change, and population movements;* deeper analysis of international institutional changes, such as the G-20 summits and the redistribution of voting rights in international economic institutions; and* new insights on human rights, including women's rights in Muslim countries and the growing role of NGOs in holding repressive regimes accountable.What Remains the Same?The book's value price. With a suggested retail price of $76.95, Nau costs your students $20 to $80 less than the leading competitors without skimping on coverage, currency, content, or ancillaries.