Museum Basics

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Author: Timothy Ambrose,Crispin Paine

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415057707

Category: Reference

Page: 319

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Drawing from a wide range of experience, the authors propose the simple ideas which should underpin all professional museum training courses and provide a guide to "best practice" in every aspect of museum work.

Basics of Toxicology

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Author: Chris Kent

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471299820

Category: Medical

Page: 402

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Volume 3 of the Preserving the Legacy series provides an introduction to environmental toxicology, explaining the basic concepts in a proven, modular system. It's main audience will be students and professionals working in environmental technology.

The Basics of Social Research

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Author: Earl Babbie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495094684

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 576

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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples+such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana make this Fourth Edition thoroughly fascinating as it introduces you to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. The book's new qualitative coverage combined with its already strong quantitative material makes this new edition Babbie's best yet. Babbie, long respected in the field and renowned for his engaging and friendly writing style, gives you the tools you need for understanding social research methods and for applying these concepts both inside and outside the classroom+as a researcher and as a consumer of research. With a strong emphasis on ethics and additional qualitative material, this Fourth Edition is authoritative yet student-friendly . . . and engaging enough to help you connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Anesthesia Intensive Care and Pain in Neonates and Children

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Author: Marinella Astuto

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847006554

Category: Medical

Page: 260

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This volume, the first of a new series, deals with the basic aspects of anaesthesia, intensive care (IC) and pain in neonates and children. Internationally recognised guidelines aimed at standardising the most important procedures, such as the treatment of hypothermia, are also discussed. The book includes contributions from anesthesiologists from The Hospital for Sick Children, which is affiliated with the University of Toronto and is Canada's most research-intensive hospital.

Religion

The Basics

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Author: Malory Nye

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415263788

Category: Religion

Page: 227

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Is religion the same as culture? How does it fit with life in the modern world? Do you have to 'believe' to be part of one? From televangelism in the American South to the wearing of hijab in Britain and Egypt; from the rise of paganism to the aftermath of September 11th, this accessible guide looks at the ways in which religion interacts with the everyday world in which we live. A comprehensive introduction to the world of religion, it includes: * religion and culture * how power operates in religion * gender issues * the role of belief, rituals, and religious texts * religion in the contemporary world Religion: The Basics offers an invaluable and up-to-date overview for anyone wanting to find out more about this fascinating subject.

The Basics of Chemistry

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Author: Richard Myers

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313316647

Category: Science

Page: 373

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Written for students beginning a formal study of chemistry, this volume encompasses many different topics in and approaches to introductory chemistry. Chapters are devoted to topics such as the atom, elements and the periodic table, bonding, equilibrium and kinetics, solutions, acids and bases, and chemical reactions. Several chapters discuss broad areas of chemistry including organic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and industrial chemistry. Illustrations and diagrams help the student understand chemical structures and reactions, and numerous tables present a wealth of reference information. The historical developments of chemical concepts are traced, and biographical information is provided on key individuals responsible for the development of modern chemistry. Appendices include an extensive bibliography, a glossary of over 400 chemical terms, an overview of Nobel laureates in chemistry, and an element reference table. This book will be of use not only to students, but also to anyone seeking an overview of the field. Teachers of all grades can use Basics of Chemistry as a practical general reference.

Change Basics

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Author: Jeffrey Lee Russell,Linda Russell

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 9781562864521

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

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Failure to embrace change and adapt to its demands produces surprising business casualties. For example, how could manufacturers of film-based cameras fail to anticipate the impact of digital photography? Change Basics offers a complete how-to guide for organizations and individuals seeking to understand, manage, and lead change. Included is a powerful four-phase model to help change agents understand and respond to the emotional journey during a change initiative. The authors offer dozens of practical tips, tools, and strategies to aid successful change implementation including: Using appreciative inquiry methodology; Understanding effective communication; Building employee resilience.

Opera: The Basics

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Author: Denise Gallo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136088024

Category: Music

Page: 224

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Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including: the origins of opera basic terminology the history of major opera genres including: serious opera, comic opera, semi-serious opera and vernacular opera. With key notes, discography and videography, this is the ideal book for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this important musical genre.

The Basics of Sociology

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Author: Kathy S. Stolley

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313323874

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

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Provides an introduction to core concepts in sociology. Presents both classic studies and current references to illustrate sociological concepts. Examines what sociology is, why sociology is important, and why we study it. Demonstrates how various social forces impact our lives and form our social experiences.

Legal Basics

A Handbook for Educators

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Author: Evelyn B. Kelly

Publisher: Phi Delta Kappa International

ISBN: 9780873678063

Category: Education

Page: 114

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The purpose of this handbook is to help educators at all levels to recognize potential legal hazards in educational settings and to learn how to negotiate the slick roads safely. The focus is on school and classroom issues, not district-level topics. Legal basics are discussed in the context of both informal anecdotes about actual situations and formal cases. Chapter 1 describes how laws for educators are made. The laws that affect schools and classrooms come from many sources: federal, state, and local. Chapters 2 through 10 focus on basic rights and responsibilities of educators. Topics include speech, conduct, and privacy issues; professional liability; classroom management; censorship, copyright, and the curriculum; supervision and discipline of students; property rights, confidentiality, and reporting requirements; chronic illness and medical emergencies; and sexual misconduct and sexual harassment. Chapter 11 discusses types of legal actions that educators may face and how to defend themselves. Legal citations follow each chapter. (MLF)