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Cengage Advantage Books Ideas Details

Cengage Advantage Books  Ideas   Details Author M. Garrett Bauman
ISBN-10 9780840028846
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 512
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IDEAS & DETAILS: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE WRITING, Eighth Edition, offers a simple and straightforward approach to the essentials of writing papers--from research and style to grammar and mechanics--to show students how detailed writing strategies can help them succeed in any course. In this brief writing guide, students will also discover timely professional essays, a balance of short and long assignments, and over one hundred brain teasers that provide students with invention strategies to stimulate creativity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Ideas Details A Guide to College Writing

Ideas   Details  A Guide to College Writing Author M. Garrett Bauman
ISBN-10 9781428262317
Release 2008-12-29
Pages 528
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Taking a no-frills approach to composition, IDEAS & DETAILS: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE WRITING, Seventh Edition, offers all the essentials of writing papers--from research and style to grammar and mechanics--to show students how detailed writing strategies can help them succeed in any course. In this brief writing guide, students will also discover timely professional essays, a balance of short and long assignments, over one hundred brain teasers that provide students with invention strategies to stimulate creativity, and integrated coverage of visual rhetoric with fifty photographs and works of art that illustrate techniques of writing in a visual way. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Cengage Advantage Books The American Pageant

Cengage Advantage Books  The American Pageant Author David Kennedy
ISBN-10 9780495903468
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 1008
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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, Thinking Globally. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COMPACT 14e, offers readers the complete text in an economically priced format. All volumes feature a paperbound, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COMPACT Fourteenth Edition (Chapters 1-42), ISBN: 978-0-495-90346-8; Volume I: To 1877, Fourteenth Edition (Chapters 1-22), ISBN: 978-0-495-90347-5; Volume II: Since 1865, Fourteenth Edition (Chapters 22-42), ISBN: 978-0-495-90348-2. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Building a Speech

Building a Speech Author Sheldon Metcalfe
ISBN-10 0495006572
Release 2006-04-28
Pages 391
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Metcalfe's BUILDING A SPEECH, Sixth Edition, continues the tradition of providing proven texts at lower prices. With 20 chapters organized into five units, BUILDING A SPEECH guides students through a step-by-step process of acquiring public speaking skills by observation, peer criticism, personal experience and instructor guidance. Readings and exercises provide assistance in developing informative and persuasive speeches as well as research and speechwriting skills. This book establishes a caring environment for the learning process through a conversational style that aims to both interest and motivate students, while conveying encouragement through topics such as apprehension and listening that will help students to realize that they are not alone in their struggles. It is grounded in the philosophy that students can master the steps of speech construction if provided with a caring environment, clear blueprints, and creative examples.



Understanding Arguments

Understanding Arguments Author Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
ISBN-10 0495603961
Release 2010
Pages 560
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Construct effective arguments with UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMAL LOGIC, International Edition. Primarily an introduction to informal logic, this text provides a guide to understanding and constructing arguments in the context of academic studies and subsequent professional careers. Exercises, discussion questions, chapter objectives, and readings help clarify difficult concepts and make the material meaningful and useful.



Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology Author Henry L. Tischler
ISBN-10 0155066390
Release 2002
Pages 600
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This revised edition of Tischler's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY continues a tradition of providing proven textbooks to students and professors at lower prices. This value is enhanced with the inclusion of the built-in study guide and practice tests. The author threads two basic ideas through the text--that sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline and that a basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. Each chapter progresses from a specific to a general analysis of society--each part introducing increasingly more comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization.



Western Civilization Beyond Boundaries

Western Civilization  Beyond Boundaries Author Thomas F. X. Noble
ISBN-10 9781133602712
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 976
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Europe's place in the world throughout the narrative and in the primary source feature, The Global Record. The seventh edition has been carefully revised and edited for greater accessibility, and features a streamlined design that incorporates pedagogical features such as focus questions, key terms, and section summaries to better support students of western civilization. The reconceived narrative and restructured organization, featuring smaller, more cohesive learning units, lend to greater ease of use for both students and instructors. History CourseMate, a set of media-rich study tools with interactive eBook that gives students access to quizzes, flashcards, primary sources, videos and more, are available for this new edition. (CourseMate may be bundled with the text or purchased separately.) Available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, Seventh Edition Complete, Volume I: To 1715, Volume II: Since 1560, Volume A: To 1500, Volume B: 1300-1815, and Volume C: Since 1789. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals

A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals Author William Duckworth
ISBN-10 9780495572206
Release 2009-01-13
Pages 384
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Internationally renowned composer William Duckworth explores the fundamentals of music in this creative, reader-friendly text that takes differing student abilities into consideration. CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E covers music fundamentals in 14 concise chapters and 11 enrichment appendices, offering extended coverage for professors or students who desire further instruction. In addition, the text comes with an access card to Music Fundamentals in Action, a free interactive online tutorial that provides students with personalized study plans and podcasts from the author. Duckworth focuses on developing student skills by offering written and aural exercises, not only helping them to learn the basics, but also giving them the opportunity to apply their knowledge in realistic music situations. The Music in Action boxes present opportunities for students to create music while learning the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, scales, intervals and triads. Market-leading CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E offers clear and comprehensive coverage of all major topics for a fundamental music course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Terrorism and Homeland Security

Terrorism and Homeland Security Author Jonathan R. White
ISBN-10 9781305633773
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 528
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Written by acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. White, market-leading TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, balanced, and objective text available for the course. Packed with engrossing examples and cutting-edge discussions, the Ninth Edition continues to provide a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables your students to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. White discusses the theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and basic security issues. He presents essential historical background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, current conflicts shaping the world stage, emerging groups (e.g., Boko Haram, Ansaru, and ISIS), and theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations. Each chapter also contains a new analysis of probable future trends in terrorism and security. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



New Testament Story

New Testament Story Author David L. Barr
ISBN-10 053462748X
Release 2008-02
Pages 591
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Find yourself in the midst of New Testament times and events with NEW TESTAMENT STORY: AN INTRODUCTION, Fourth Edition. Author David L. Barr demonstrates how every New Testament writing is located within the context of a story, even if the individual piece does not express a story itself. The book helps you critically examine each piece to uncover its significance and meaning and gain a stronger understanding of the language used, as well as the historical and cultural differences between Biblical and modern times.



Cengage Advantage Books The Speaker s Compact Handbook

Cengage Advantage Books  The Speaker s Compact Handbook Author Jo Sprague
ISBN-10 9781305854796
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 272
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Packing a wealth of information into a succinct resource, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive yet concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook grounded in academic research and practical experience features speech excerpts and full-speech examples, illustrations, and critical thinking questions that students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points, Quick Tips, and Checklists help them stay on track. New Web Links features point students to additional information on related topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Cengage Advantage Books Ideas Details

Cengage Advantage Books  Ideas   Details Author M. Garrett Bauman
ISBN-10 9781133709978
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 512
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IDEAS & DETAILS: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE WRITING, Eighth Edition, offers a simple and straightforward approach to the essentials of writing papers--from research and style to grammar and mechanics--to show students how detailed writing strategies can help them succeed in any course. In this brief writing guide, students will also discover timely professional essays, a balance of short and long assignments, and over one hundred brain teasers that provide students with invention strategies to stimulate creativity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Building Better Paragraphs

Building Better Paragraphs Author Gina Hogan
ISBN-10 9781133709800
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 224
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Organization and structure of thoughts and ideas is essential for strong writing. Hogan approaches writing as a building activity. Students learn the writing process and concise paragraph construction using clear, step by step building blocks. In keeping with the building theme, patterns of writing are broken into two units: formal or prescriptive paragraph structures and informal or loose paragraph structures. Each chapter builds on the skills discussed in previous chapters. The book is economically priced and offers comprehensive coverage of the paragraph. Part of the Advantage Series. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Comparative Politics Domestic Responses to Global Challenges

Comparative Politics  Domestic Responses to Global Challenges Author Charles Hauss
ISBN-10 9781337554800
Release 2018-01-01
Pages 50
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Balancing theory with application and featuring an engaging, student-friendly writing style, the TENTH EDITION of COMPARATIVE POLITICS uses a unique theme--Domestic Responses to Global Challenges--to introduce key concepts and examine the growing interdependence of strong and weak states. COMPARATIVE POLITICS takes an in-depth look at fourteen countries, framed within broader discussions in the part-opening chapters on Industrialized Democracies, Current and Former Communist Regimes, and The Global South. The introduction establishes a comparative structure based on five themes: conflict, democratization, economic liberalization, globalization, and challenges, which are then explored for each country. The countries discussed are categorized by economic development, helping students hone their skills of comparison, synthesis, and interpretation by studying countries of similar economic status. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Organic and Biochemistry for Today

Organic and Biochemistry for Today Author Spencer L. Seager
ISBN-10 9781133605140
Release 2013-01-29
Pages 544
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Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, The Eighth Edition of Seager and Slabaugh's ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY FOR TODAY meets students' needs through diverse applications, examples, boxes, interactive technology tools, and -- new to this edition -- real life case studies. The Eighth Edition dispels students' inherent fear of organic and biochemistry and instills an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style with lucid explanations. In addition, the book provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills--the skills necessary for student success. By demonstrating the importance of chemistry concepts to students' future careers, the authors not only help students set goals, but also help them focus on achieving them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Looking Out Looking In

Looking Out  Looking In Author Ronald B. Adler
ISBN-10 9781305855656
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 448
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A longtime favorite with millions of readers, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition maintains its market-leading tradition of linking the latest research and theory to learners' everyday lives. Its accessible approach motivates readers to learn and apply communication principles in both personal relationships and on the job. Expanded emphasis on social media includes an all-new chapter devoted to the role of mediated communication in interpersonal relationships as well as integrated coverage throughout the book. In addition, diverse examples, new readings, compelling cartoons, lively photos, and popular culture references bring principles to life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Information Technology Project Management Revised

Information Technology Project Management  Revised Author Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN-10 9781305536982
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 672
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Discover exciting behind-the-scenes opportunities and challenges in technology today with Schwalbe's unique INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, REVISED 7E. This one-of-a-kind book demonstrates the principles distinctive to managing information technology (IT) projects that extend well beyond standard project management requirements. No book offers more up-to-the minute insights and software tools for IT project management success, including updates that reflect the latest PMBOK Guide, 5th edition, the global standard for managing projects and earning certification. The book weaves today's theory with successful practices for an understandable, integrated presentation that focuses on the concepts, tools, and techniques that are most effective today. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT is the only book to apply all ten project management knowledge areas to IT projects. You master skills in project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as all five process groups--initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Intriguing examples from familiar companies featured in today's news, a new Agile case, opportunities with MindView software, and a new chapter on project stakeholder management further ensure you are equipped to manage information technology projects with success. The REVISED Seventh Edition has updated Appendix A for Microsoft Project 2013. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.