πŸ“’ Author : Martha Hilley
πŸ“’ Publisher : Schirmer Books
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2010-05
πŸ“’ Pages : 210
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0495897736
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Music

SYNOPSIS : This compact edition of BASIC PIANO FOR PLEASURE is an accessible, thorough introductory text for beginning pianists. The authors present vital keyboard skills in a smooth, carefully calibrated progression that makes students feel comfortable learning to play the piano. By the end of the first chapter, students can play a Hilley arrangement of "Amazing Grace," and a piece written especially for this text by Lynn Freeman Olson. Subsequent chapters build students' confidence by offering a consistent synthesis of keyboard skills, music theory, and creativity. Olson's original and appealing musical selections consistently complement Hilley's mastery of pedagogy and pacing. As a result, students learn difficult piano skills as they experience the excitement of playing old favorites.


πŸ“’ Author : Serena Nanda
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2017-01-27
πŸ“’ Pages : 432
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781337514194
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Social Science

SYNOPSIS : Framed around the concept of culture, CULTURE COUNTS, 4th Edition, uses ethnographic storytelling to draw students into the material and teach valuable critical-thinking skills. The text focuses on how culture directs and explains people's behavior, thereby helping students understand the world today as well as how humans can solve problems and effect positive change. Using an authoritative yet conversational voice, the authors emphasize contemporary issues, the impact of globalization, gender issues, equalities and inequalities, cross-cultural comparisons, and American culture. These topics are important to both the study of anthropology and understanding of the world around you. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


πŸ“’ Author : Charles Hoffer
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2011-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 416
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780495916147
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Education

SYNOPSIS : The Advantage version of Charles Hoffer's best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY retains all the key features of the regular edition, but published in a more economical black and white format. Both versions offer the same complete course solution that develops student's listening skills while teaching them to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. With dozens of engaging familiar and less familiar selections at their fingertips, students will learn how to listen to and appreciate all types of music, including a variety of popular music from cultures around the world. The chronological organization and modular format makes it easy to organize your course in whatever way you choose. 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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πŸ“’ Release Date : 2016
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πŸ“’ ISBN : 1305939093
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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πŸ“’ Author : John D. Ashcroft
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2016-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 608
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781305887558
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : LAW FOR BUSINESS, 19E from Cengage Advantage Books provides a practical approach to law that emphasizes the current, relevant topics current and future professionals need to succeed in business today. Compelling cases throughout this edition highlight recent business challenges, such as trademark infringement, capacity to contract, agency, and employment-at-will. In addition, timely coverage of business ethics and the law provides new insights into recent corporate scandals and indictments. Popular legal authors Ashcroft, Ashcroft, and Patterson combine short chapters and a full-color design with real-world examples, meaningful applications and Learning Objectives to make business law approachable and applicable for reader’s future success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


πŸ“’ Author : Dan Gartrell
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2010-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 576
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781428360969
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Family & Relationships

SYNOPSIS : A GUIDANCE APPROACH FOR THE ENCOURAGING CLASSROOM, 5/E, is for students in two- and four-year early childhood programs as well as graduate courses. It easily can function as a primary text in classes that address group management, the learning environment, child guidance, child behavior, challenging behavior, conflict management, and peace education topics. The text addresses ages 3 - 8 years in three parts. Part 1 explores the foundation of guidance in early childhood education and covers key concepts such as conventional discipline versus guidance, mistaken behavior, the guidance tradition, and innovative theories about child development with guidance. Part 2 focuses on building and organizing an encouraging classroom, as well as providing key elements of an encouraging classroom, including daily schedule, routines, use of thematic instruction, importance of working with parents, and leadership communication. Part 3 addresses problem solving and challenging behavior in the encouraging classroom, including a practical illustration for how to use and teach conflict management and coverage of the five-finger-formula. The book also covers nontraditional families as well as the effects of societal violence in the classroom. Throughout, this experience-based resource includes real-life anecdotes that allow professionals to make the shift from conventional classroom to developmentally appropriate guidance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


πŸ“’ Author : William Duckworth
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2009-01-13
πŸ“’ Pages : 384
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780495572206
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Music

SYNOPSIS : 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.


πŸ“’ Author : Cecie Starr
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 656
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781285983097
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Science

SYNOPSIS : In the new edition of BIOLOGY: A HUMAN EMPHASIS, authors Cecie Starr, Christine A. Evers, and Lisa Starr have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to engage and inspire. This trendsetting text introduces the key concepts of biology to non-biology majors using clear explanations and unparalleled visuals. While mastering core concepts, each chapter challenges students to question what they read and apply the concepts learned, providing students with the critical thinking skills and science knowledge they need in life. Renowned for its writing style the new edition is enhanced with exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, including over 200 new photos and illustrations. New People Matter sections in most chapters profile National Geographic Explorers and Grantees who are making significant contributions in their field, showing students how concepts in the chapter are being applied in their biological research. Each chapter concludes with an Application section highlighting real-world uses of biology and helping students make connections to chapter content. Providing selected chapters from BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, this text is ideal for courses that emphasize human applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


πŸ“’ Author : Jeffrey F. Beatty
πŸ“’ Publisher : Cengage Learning
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2015-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 720
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781305445840
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Using an innovative storytelling style to bring cases and legal concepts to life, INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW, 5E presents a full range of business law topics in a series of brief, quick-reading chapters. The text delivers succinct coverage of core business law topics, emphasizes the business applications of chapter concepts, and includes summarized cases to illustrate the point of law. The fifth edition includes all-new chapters on LLCs and employment discrimination, new Case Questions, and a new emphasis on social media issues throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


πŸ“’ Author : Jo Sprague
πŸ“’ Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2008-01-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 256
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0495565490
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

SYNOPSIS : CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, Second Edition, equips you with the essential information, tips, and tools you need to be an effective public speaker. Its spiral-bound, quick-reference format makes the handbook easy to use. And because each of its succinct chapters can stand alone, you can jump exactly to the topic you need to help you create a great speech. Two simple features--Key Points and Checklists--help you stay on track throughout the speech-building process. In addition to the material within the handbook, online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express(tm) 3.0 and InfoTrac College Edition help further develop your public speaking skills.