Cengage Advantage Books: Ideas & Details


Author: M. Garrett Bauman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0840028849
Category: Education
Page: 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


Author: M. Garrett Bauman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1428262318
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 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


Author: David Kennedy,Lizabeth Cohen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495903469
Category: History
Page: 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 Better Paragraphs


Author: Gina Hogan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113370980X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 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.

Understanding Arguments

An Introduction to Informal Logic
Author: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong,Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780495603962
Category: Logic
Page: 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


Author: Henry L. Tischler
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781133940029
Category: Sociology
Page: 592
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Packed with current examples students can easily relate to, Tischler’s INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, 11E, International Edition delivers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage in a succinct and affordable format. The new edition is now a concise 16 chapters. Known for providing full coverage of sociological concepts in an accessible format, Tischler threads two basic ideas throughout: sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline, and basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. The text begins by providing students with tools for success, including tips for how to read, study, and take tests more effectively. It also features a built-in study guide and practice tests to ensure thorough understanding. In addition, chapters progress from a specific to a general analysis of society--each part introducing increasingly comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization.

Cengage Advantage Books: The Speaker's Compact Handbook


Author: Jo Sprague,Douglas Stuart,David Bodary
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305854799
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 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: Sociology


Author: Jon M. Shepard
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133710026
Category: Social Science
Page: 672
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Well respected for its exceptional scholarship, readability, and accessibility, SOCIOLOGY is available at an affordable price. With a dynamic critical-thinking focus and a theoretically balanced presentation, this Advantage book is noteworthy for its use of SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review), its built-in student study guide, and its solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology. Fascinating examples of high-interest topics, such as cyber bullying and stratification and the social impact of Hurricane Katrina, as well as current information on race, aging, globalization, religion, and mental health issues, ensure that this latest version of Shepard's respected text is contemporary and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Pocketful of Essays: Rhetorically arranged


Author: David Madden
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781413019162
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 2
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Families, Schools and Communities: Together for Young Children


Author: Donna Couchenour,Kent Chrisman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285687256
Category: Education
Page: 400
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FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMUNITIES: TOGETHER FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 5th Edition, emphasizes the role of families and communities in children's education, and is geared to meeting national standards in teacher preparation programs. Content reflects current research and best practices in education. Divided into two sections, this book helps you understand contemporary families and provides you with the skills that you will need to build relationships with families and the community. You'll find specific ideas and strategies for increasing family involvement in the community and schools, encouraging learning at home, working with military families, recognizing family strengths, diversity in the classroom, and many other topics. New content includes integration of current standards and a new video feature as well as expanded material on advocacy, technology, and strategies for dealing with parents. 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.

Terrorism and Homeland Security


Author: Jonathan R. White
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305633776
Category: Education
Page: 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.

Looking Out, Looking In


Author: Ronald B. Adler,Russell F. Proctor II
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305855655
Category: Social Science
Page: 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.

Western Civilization: Beyond Boundaries


Author: Thomas F. X. Noble,Barry Strauss,Duane Osheim,Kristen Neuschel,Elinor Accampo
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133602711
Category: History
Page: 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.

Cengage Advantage Books: Ideas & Details


Author: M. Garrett Bauman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133709974
Category: Education
Page: 512
View: 6117
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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.

The College Handbook of Creative Writing


Author: Robert DeMaria
Publisher: Heinle
ISBN: 9780155053014
Category: Reference
Page: 452
View: 594
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THE COLLEGE HANDBOOK OF CREATIVE WRITING is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covering fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone, style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds. There are also useful chapters on The Performance Factor, Fundamentals of Writing, and Writing as a Career, which includes sample listings of jobs for writers. Contemporary and classic selections serve to illustrate discussions and act as models to promote the writing process, and are followed by exercises and writing suggestions at the end of each chapter. A glossary of literary terms and a bibliography complete this concise textbook, resulting in a design that allows for a maximum of information in a portable little book.

Business Law, Principles and Practices


Author: Arnold J. Goldman,William D. Sigismond
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780395746608
Category: Commercial law
Page: 675
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Comparative Politics: Domestic Responses to Global Challenges


Author: Charles Hauss
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337554804
Category: Education
Page: 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.

New Testament Story

An Introduction
Author: David L. Barr
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534627485
Category: Religion
Page: 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.

Information Technology Project Management, Revised


Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305536983
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 672
View: 1599
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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.

Building a Speech


Author: Sheldon Metcalfe
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780534606626
Category: Public speaking
Page: 400
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