The Real World (Fourth Edition)

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Author: Kerry Ferris,Jill Stein

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393903744

Category:

Page: 491

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The most relevant textbook for today's students. The Real World succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students care about most--their own. In every chapter, the authors use activities, examples from everyday life, and popular culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to our relationships, our jobs, and our future goals.

The Real World

An Introduction to Sociology

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Author: Kerry Ferris,Jill Stein

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393639308

Category: Popular culture

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The Real World

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Author: Kerry Ferris,Jill Stein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780393639605

Category: Social Science

Page: 624

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The Real World succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students know best--their own. In every chapter, Ferris and Stein use examples from everyday life and pop culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to their relationships, jobs, and future goals. Data Workshops in every chapter give students a chance to apply theoretical concepts to their personal lives and actually do sociology.

The Real World

An Introduction to Sociology

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Author: Kerry Ferris,Jill Stein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780393264302

Category:

Page: 490

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The most relevant textbook for today s students."

Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World

Fourth Edition

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Author: Brenda A. Shearer,DeBorah A. Carr,MaryEllen Vogt

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 147863796X

Category: Education

Page: 387

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Now more than ever, the roles and responsibilities of today’s literacy professionals are expanding. Many recent developments require a closer look at the changing careers of reading specialists, coaches, and administrators leading to an emphasis on increased collaboration and coaching, integration of standards, and student improvement initiatives. Both scholarly and practical, Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World provides the support and guidance both literacy and content area teachers need. The learning goals and outcomes in each chapter are aligned with ILA’s Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals 2017, providing opportunities for group inquiry and new perspectives on professional learning. The authors examine the historical, political, and social forces that shape evidence-based practice and incorporate significant developments in intervention, assessment, and adolescent literacy. Their impact on instruction and the needs of students are studied in conjunction with RtI/MTSS programs, progress monitoring and differentiation, instructional technologies related to twenty-first century literacies, updated information about effective academic language instruction for English learners, and a moral imperative for fostering equity, social justice, and global perspectives. The Fourth Edition also provides Resource Materials to support the text, giving it a great deal of flexibility to explore projects for portfolios and self-assessment. In the real world, as learners among learners, literacy professionals use their experiences and voices for advocacy to help prepare students for success in their lives and careers.

Critical Pedagogy

Notes from the Real World

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Author: Joan Wink

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137028733

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This text is an accessible analysis of critical pedagogy that articulates multiple ways of applying its principles in various contexts. Critical Pedagogy, Fourth Edition, offers thoughtful examination of the theoretical models of critical pedagogy in an engaging, understandable writing style. In this edition, the author maintains the strengths of a clear, engaging writing style with first-person narrative and lucid explanations of key concepts, which makes critical pedagogy more meaningful for students to learn and instructors to teach. This powerful and accessible analysis of the often difficult rhetoric of critical pedagogy argues that critical pedagogy opens the door to a broader and deeper perspective on teaching and learning in the classroom and the community. The text strongly encourages teachers to continuously adapt teaching beliefs and strategies to meet the needs of today's classrooms. The ongoing cultural critique, which links the chapters, challenges readers to think more deeply.

Doing Research in the Real World

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Author: David E Gray

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526418509

Category: Social Science

Page: 824

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Available with free access to the interactive eBook* for 12 months when you buy the paperback version (ISBN 9781526418524 only), this is the companion for any student undertaking a research project. Featuring a full set of updated and integrated digital resources, as well as three new chapters on visual methods, qualitative data analysis with NVivo, and digital research, this fourth edition remains on the forefront of practical, applied research. Guiding students through every step of the research process from start to finish in a logical way, the book takes a pragmatic, real-world approach to research methods that gives students the tools and confidence to carry out their own research and see its value outside of university. Weaving quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods together, it encourages students to consider flexible options and choose the most appropriate methods for their projects. Other key updates include: - Coverage of all types of assessment techniques - More links to existing datasets - Multiple choice questions on the companion website - Interactive flashcards - Downloadable checklists Brimming with checklists, interdisciplinary examples, and tips about navigating the realities of planning a project, collecting and analysing data, and sharing research findings, this book is still the companion for any research student. ?(*interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook)

Drawing and Perceiving

Real-World Drawing for Students of Architecture and Design

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Author: Douglas Cooper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047004716X

Category: Architecture

Page: 233

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A complete guide to drawing, perception, and analysis for architects and designers The observation and drawing of real objects are the starting points for the designer's visionary constructions and inspirations. A longtime favorite of architectural students, Douglas Cooper's Drawing and Perceiving: Real-World Drawing for Students of Architecture and Design instills an understanding of the basic principles of drawing that are universal to all design disciplines-mass, volume, form, contour, texture, shadow, and more-as it explores the knowledge, rational thought, and expressiveness that designers rely on to create successful drawings. Now including a CD featuring Cooper's own dynamic instruction, this new Fourth Edition combines theory and technique to prepare students of architecture and design to carry on a dialogue between their perceptions of the physical world and their understanding of the elements of design.

Psychology and the Real World

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Author: FABBS Foundation

Publisher: Worth Publishers

ISBN: 9781464173950

Category: Psychology

Page: 250

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“As you read through the essays you will, I imagine, be struck by the sheer breadth of topics to which modern psychology has applied itself—from human perception to the use of memory in the courtroom, to teaching children how not to hate, and on and on. “ from the Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell Psychology and the Real World gives students the opportunity to learn about some of the most important psychology research of our time from the best possible sources—the actual scientists behind the studies that have not only reshaped our understanding of brain, mind, and behavior, but have significantly changed the way we live our lives. In Psychology and the Real World, each contribution is an original essay written exclusively for this project, with the “Who’s Who” gathering of authors explaining, clearly and passionately, the work they have pursued and what it means to us. With new and updated essays throughout, the new edition again exemplifies the broad scope and life-changing benefits of contemporary psychological science. The authors have volunteered their contributions and have agreed that royalties will go to FABBS to support their educational mission. The book is affordably priced to students whose instructors adopt one of Worth’s introductory psychology texts and Worth is returning all of the revenues so earned directly to FABBS.

Statistics in Plain English

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Author: Timothy C. Urdan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780805834420

Category: Mathematics

Page: 149

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This title is intended as a supplement for statistics or research methods courses, or for any course that uses statistics, or as a reference book to refresh one's memory about statistical concepts. The examples are varied so that it can be used in social sciences departments.

Stargazing

Celebrity, Fame, and Social Interaction

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Author: Kerry O. Ferris,Scott R. Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136828672

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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The sociology of fame and celebrity is at the cutting edge of current scholarship in a number of different areas of study. Stargazing highlights the interactional dynamics of celebrity and fame in contemporary society, including the thoughts and feelings of stars on the red carpet, the thrills and risks of encountering a famous person at a convention or on the streets, and the excitement generated even by the obvious fakery of celebrity impersonators. Using compelling, real-life examples involving popular celebrities, Ferris and Harris examine how the experience and meanings of celebrity are shaped by social norms, interactional negotiations, and interpretive storytelling.

Whittle's Gait Analysis - E-Book

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Author: David Levine,Jim Richards,Michael W. Whittle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051993

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Whittle’s Gait Analysis – formerly known as Gait Analysis: an introduction – is now in its fifth edition with a new team of authors led by David Levine and Jim Richards. Working closely with Michael Whittle, the team maintains a clear and accessible approach to basic gait analysis. It will assist both students and clinicians in the diagnosis of and treatment plans for patients suffering from medical conditions that affect the way they walk. Highly readable, the book builds upon the basics of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics Describes both normal and pathological gait Covers the range of methods available to perform gait analysis, from the very simple to the very complex. Emphasizes the clinical applications of gait analysis Chapters on gait assessment of neurological diseases and musculoskeletal conditions and prosthetics and orthotics Methods of gait analysis Design features including key points A team of specialist contributors led by two internationally-renowned expert editors 60 illustrations, taking the total number to over 180 Evolve Resources containing video clips and animated skeletons of normal gait supported by MCQs, an image bank, online glossary and sources of further information. Log on to http://evolve.elsevier.com/Whittle/gait to register and start using these resources today!

Doing Survey Research

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Author: Peter M. Nardi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131726097X

Category: Social Science

Page: 274

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The significantly updated third edition of this short, practical book prepares students to write a questionnaire, generate a sample, conduct their own survey research, analyse data, and write up the results, while learning to read and interpret excerpts from published research. It combines statistics and survey research methods in a single book.

Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

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Author: Mary A Hums

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351817442

Category:

Page: N.A

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The third edition of Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to governance and policy development, and it looks at the structure and function of organizations like those with which readers will interact in the workplace. It also demonstrates where the power lies in an organization or industry segment and how individual sport organizations fit in to the greater industry. Current policy issues and the ethical questions they raise are also addressed. Real-world case studies demonstrate the types of dilemmas that sport managers face every day. In addition, professional administrators from a wide variety of sport organizations contribute their perspectives, giving readers a glimpse into the real concerns of sport professionals and the impact of governance and policy on their jobs. The book's practical foundations, readability, and logical organization all help readers to understand the big picture of the sport industry and their place in it as future sport managers. New to the third edition is a chapter on individual professional sport, which explores how this industry segment differs from professional sport leagues. In addition, contributions from Thierry Zintz, from the Universite catholique de Louvain, offer insights into European sport organizations.

Social Work and Social Welfare

An Invitation

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Author: Marla Berg-Weger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317592026

Category: Social Science

Page: 666

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Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a variety of practice settings. The new edition calls students to become engaged in some of society’s most challenging issues through diverse case studies and an emphasis on global issues. Students will read accounts of real-world social work, such as in Chapter 8 where thirteen social workers share their experiences in twelve different practice settings, including health and mental health, criminal justice, school, public health, and rural settings. Social workers describe working with children and families, immigrants and refugees, military veterans and families, older adults, persons with addictions, and persons with disabilities. This edition also includes new profiles of social workers and one older adult that depict individual journeys, contemporary practice areas, and challenges. The fourth edition of Social Work and Social Welfare is in full color, with more visuals and photos throughout. As with previous editions, this book is an up-to-date profile of the world in which today’s social workers practice, with current demographic, statistical, legislative, policy, and research information; and sensitive discussions of contemporary ethical issues. The text includes exercises from six interactive cases, including the new case, Brickville. Visit www.routledgesw.com for the detailed cases and companion materials that teach students about social work through practice.

Evaluation of Human Work, 3rd Edition

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Author: John R. Wilson,NIGEL CORLETT

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420055948

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1048

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Completely revised and updated, Evaluation of Human Work is a compendium of ergonomics methods and techniques that is both broad and deep. The editors have once again brought together a team of world-renowned experts and created a forum for them to introduce their most valued techniques and methods. Almost every chapter has been revised and several new chapters have been added. See what’s new in the Third Edition: Sociotechnical design of work systems Team design and evaluation Learning from failures through a joint cognitive systems perspective The Analysis of organizational processes Techniques in user-centered design Increased understanding of the nature of knowledge and knowledge management in contemporary systems Environment surveys Systems for near miss reporting and analysis The one thing that has remained unchanged from the first and second editions is that this text is produced NOT as a cookbook of ergonomics methods. The editor places ergonomics methodology in context, and each chapter carefully describes the background to method development in that area and the application of methods and tools. Exploring the topic of ergonomics/human factors from a ‘doing it’ perspective, the book serves as a guide to what ergonomics can offer industry, business, or human service professionals and a reference for practicing ergonomists.

The World that Trade Created

Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present

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Author: Kenneth Pomeranz,Steven Topik

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765617088

Category: History

Page: 285

View: 1988

Uses brief case studies connected to seven central topics to discuss the history and creation of the world economy.

Women's Lives

A Psychological Exploration

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Author: Claire A. Etaugh,Judith S. Bridges

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317349334

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Women’s Lives: A Psychological Exploration, 3rd Edition draws on a wealth of the literature to present a rich range of experiences and issues of relevance to girls and women. This text offers the unique combination of a chronological approach to gender that is embedded within topical chapters. Cutting-edge and comprehensive, each chapter integrates current material on women differing in age, ethnicity, social class, nationality, sexual orientation and ableness. The third edition reflects substantial changes in the field while maintaining its empirical focus through engaging writing, student activities, and critical thinking exercises. With over 2,100 new references emphasizing the latest research and theories, the authors continue to pique interests in psychology of women.

Positive Psychology

The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths

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Author: C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez,Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1412990629

Category: Psychology

Page: 588

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Bringing both the science, and the real-life applications, of positive psychology to life for students This revision of the cutting edge, most comprehensive text for this exciting field presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors—all leading figures in the field—show how to apply the science to improve schooling, the workplace, and cooperative lifestyles among people. Well-crafted exercises engage students in applying major principles in their own lives, and more than 50 case histories and comments from leaders in the field vividly illustrate key concepts as they apply to real life.

Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound

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Author: David Lewis Yewdall

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136067094

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 667

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Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th edition relies on the professional experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople to provide a comprehensive explanation of film sound, including mixing, dubbing, workflow, budgeting, and digital audio techniques.