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Calculus 1

Functions, limits and derivatives for first-year calculus students. 6-page laminated guide includes: - functions - limits - continuity - derivatives... & analysis - integration - and much more...
 

The Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Education in Nursing: Second Edition

The only volume on higher education law written specifically for nursing faculty, this volume imparts the basic foundations of the legal, professional,... and ethical issues that concern faculty on a daily basis. It clearly defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions along with the case laws supporting those rights. Each chapter contains a vivid legal scenario, related legal principles and theoretical foundations, and critical thinking questions. Written by an author who is both a nurse educator and attorney, the volume emphasizes sound decision making so that readers can successfully navigate the complex legal issues confronting them in the faculty role. This second edition reflects recent changes in higher education and includes an emphasis on students' rights and safety. Chapters address the general legal rights of students with expanded content on the interplay with social media, rights of faculty regarding freedom of speech, faculty protection against lawsuits, faculty and the employment relationship, faculty relations, the teaching and scholarship roles of faculty, the service and clinical practice role of faculty, and ethical considerations for patients, students, and faculty in education environments. Appendices include information on how to read a legal case and how to research legal topics. Key Features: Addresses the foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern nursing faculty on a daily basis Defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions and the case laws supporting those rights Includes a legal scenario, related principles and theory, and critical thinking questions in each chapter Provides guidelines for legally appropriate actions and strategies to avoid legal problems Reflects recent changes in higher education Emphasizes students' rights and safety Author is perfectly credentialed (JD & PhD) and experienced (Professor, Dean, and experienced Attorney at Law) to write this book
 

Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building

Certo's Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building prepares students to be supervisors in a challenging modern workplace. It is based on the premise that... organizational variables including diversity in the workforce, computer and communication technology, and the design of organization structures are constantly changing. Overall, this text focuses on discussing important supervision concepts and providing fundamental skills necessary for applying these concepts. Students will learn the critical role of a supervisor in an organization and the abilities needed to be successful.
 

Exploring Psychology

Far and away the bestselling brief introduction to psychology, David Myers' Exploring Psychology doesn't just present the story of the psychology. It... involves students deeply in that story, as they learning to think critically about psychology's core ideas, breakthrough research findings, and wide-ranging applications to their lives and the world around them. The new Eighth Edition is both classic Myers and cutting-edge psychological science, a rich presentation more than ever before, helps students develop the critical thinking skills they need to make their encounters with psychological science successful and personally enriching. The most extensively revision to date, the Eighth Edition features many hundreds of new research citations, over 40% new photos, and state-of-the-art media and supplements--plus an all new critical thinking feature, Test for Success: Critical Thinking Exercises. Still, with the book's continual evolution, one constant remains: the inimitable writing of David Myers, who continues to show an uncanny ability to engage the curiosities of all kinds of students as they explore both the scientific and human aspects of the field of psychology.
 

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

An astonishing new science called "neuroplasticity" is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. In this revolutionary... look at the brain, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., provides an introduction to both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed. From stroke patients learning to speak again to the remarkable case of a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to work as a whole, The Brain That Changes Itself will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.
 

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every... city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. What do you do when your toddler daughter's first sentence is that she's a boy? What will happen when your preschool son insists on wearing a dress to school? Is this ever just a phase? How can you explain this to your neighbors and family? How can parents advocate for their children in elementary schools? What are the current laws on the rights of transgender children? What do doctors specializing in gender variant children recommend? What do the therapists say? What advice do other families who have trans kids have? What about hormone blockers and surgery? What issues should your college-bound trans child be thinking about when selecting a school? How can I best raise my gender variant or transgender child with love and compassion, even when I barely understand the issues ahead of us? And what is gender, anyway? These questions and more are answered in this book offering a deeper understanding of gender variant and transgender children and teens.
 

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics

Do you want to build web pages, but have no previous experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You'll begin at square one,... learning how the Web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create a simple site with multi-column pages that adapt for mobile devices.Learn how to use the latest techniques, best practices, and current web standards-including HTML5 and CSS3. Each chapter provides exercises to help you to learn various techniques, and short quizzes to make sure you understand key concepts.This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels, whether you're a beginner or brushing up on existing skills.Build HTML pages with text, links, images, tables, and forms Use style sheets (CSS) for colors, backgrounds, formatting text, page layout, and even simple animation effects Learn about the new HTML5 elements, APIs, and CSS3 properties that are changing what you can do with web pages Make your pages display well on mobile devices by creating a responsive web design Learn how JavaScript works-and why the language is so important in web design Create and optimize web graphics so they'll download as quickly as possible
 

Thinking with Type, 2nd revised and expanded edition: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography... in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form-what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular online companion to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com) has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.
 

Arabic Grammar (Quickstudy: Academic)

Quick reference summary to the basics of Arabic Grammar. 6-page laminated guide includes: ? the Arabic-speaking world ... ? pronunciation & alphabet ? nouns, adjectives & pronouns ? prepositions ? verbs ? numbers ? and much more?
 

Arabic Vocabulary (Quickstudy: Academic)

A useful, comprehensive source of information for students, travelers and those conducting business overseas, this 3-panel (6-page) guide showcases... common Arabic vocabulary words/phrases and their English translations. Subjects covered include: ? Greetings/Expressions ? Days of the Week/Date/Time ? The Year & the Islamic Lunar Calendar ? Seasons/Weather/Nature ? Colors ? Directions/Measurements ? The Family/People/Work ? Places/Associations/Languages/Nationalities ? Clothes ? Food/Restaurant ? The Body/Health/Hygiene ? Sports/Entertainment/Media ? City/School/Travel ? Home/Dwelling/Habitat ? Religions/Spirituality/Names/Holidays ? Glossary ? And more!