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Perfect for the non-major/allied health student (and also appropriate for mixed majors courses), this text provides a rock solid foundation in microbiology. By carefully and clearly explaining the fundamental concepts and offering vivid and appealing instructional art, Microbiology: A Human Perspective draws students back to their book again and again!
The text has a concise and readable style, covers the most current concepts, and gives students the knowledge and mastery necessary to understand advances of the future. A body systems approach is used in the coverage of diseases.
About the Author
Denise Anderson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington, where she teaches a variety of courses including general microbiology, medical bacteriology laboratory, and medical mycology/parasitology laboratory. Equipped with a diverse educational background, including undergraduate work in nutrition and graduate work in food science and in microbiology, she first discovered a passion for teaching when she taught microbiology laboratory courses as part of her graduate training. Her enthusiastic teaching style, fueled by regular doses of Seattle’s famous coffee, receives high reviews by her students. Outside of academic life, Denise relaxes in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle, where she lives with her husband, Richard Moore, and dog, Dudley (neither of whom are well trained). When not planning lectures, grading papers, or writing textbook chapters, she can usually be found chatting with the neighbors, fighting the weeds in her garden, or enjoying a fermented beverage at the local pub.
The integrated solutions for Bodie, Kane, and Marcus’ Investments set the standard for graduate/MBA investments textbooks. The unifying theme is that security markets are nearly efficient, meaning that most securities are priced appropriately given their risk and return attributes. The content places greater emphasis on asset allocation and offers a much broader and deeper treatment of futures, options, and other derivative security markets than most investment texts. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Drawing on psychology, family studies, sociology, communication studies, and neuroscience, Intimate Relationships is a comprehensive and current overview of relationship science, written in an engaging and accessible style. Supported by SmartBook (TM), McGraw-Hill Education’s adaptive and personalized reading experience, the eighth edition of this best-selling text includes hundreds of new discoveries and findings from the last three years, as well as over 600 new references.
This concise and engaging text teaches the basic principles of good reasoning through an examination of widely held beliefs about the paranormal, the supernatural, and the mysterious. By explaining what distinguishes knowledge from opinion, science from pseudoscience, and evidence from hearsay, How to Think about Weird Things helps the reader develop the skills needed to tell the true from the false and the reasonable from the unreasonable.
Colander’s Economics 10e is specifically designed to help today’s students succeed in the principles of economics course and grasp economic concepts they can apply in their daily lives. Colander’s trademark colloquial approach focuses on modern economics, institutions, history, and modeling, and is organized around learning objectives to make it easier for students to understand the material and for instructors to build assignments within Connect. Through Connect and Smartbook students will find engaging activities, helpful tutorial videos, and learning resources at that moment of need. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Pharmacology, 7e by Hitner/Nagle is incredibly readable, with short chapters that link theory to practice; content that is focused on the need-to-know information to not overload the reader; excellent tables and features such as Patient Administration and Monitoring Boxes; and the most up-to-date drug information. This new edition features revised Learning Outcomes for each chapter, with a more streamlined chapter structure to reflect those updates. Chapter reviews have been revisited to more closely mirror typical exam formats, and a variety of additional exercises are available on Connect Plus. The full suite of instructor materials is available. Hitner 7e has Connect Plus, including LearnSmart: Pharmacology, SmartBook, body system and pharmacology animations, dosage calculations exercises, and more.
Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easily with this updated edition of the world’s leading engineering handbook This thoroughly revised, industry-standard resource provides you with all the information you need to solve engineering problems on the job. Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, Mark’s Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, 12th Edition, offers up-to-date, accurate data and calculations along with clear and concise explanations of theory and applications. First published in 1916, the handbook has become the go-to reference for engineering students and professionals. You will get coverage of everything from mechanics of solids and fluids, heat, fuels and furnaces to power generation, materials handling, transportation, and manufacturing processes. All-new sections explain micro and nano engineering, robotic vision, alternative energy production, biological materials, biomechanics, composite materials, and much more. * Combines classic engineering content with the most recent technologies * Artwork, tables, and data are updated throughout * Written by over 160 global experts and edited by two respected engineers.
20 fun and inventive Makey Makey projects for Makers from beginner to expert This hands-on guide is filled with DIY projects that show readers, step-by-step, how to start creating and making cool inventions with the Makey Makey invention kit. Each project features easy-to-follow, fully-illustrated instructions and detailed photographs of the finished gadget. Readers will see how to apply these skills and start building their own Makey Makey projects. 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius starts off with very approachable introductory projects, making it a great starting point for beginners. It then builds to more challenging projects, allowing more experienced users to go further by incorporating technologies like Raspberry Pi, Processing and Scratch programming, 3D Printing, and creating wearable electronics with Makey Makey. Projects are divided into four categories: “Fun and Games,” Interactive,” Hacks and Pranks,” and “Makey Makey Go.” • No prior programming or technical experience is required • Basic enough for beginners, but challenging enough for advanced makers • Written by two educators who believe in fostering creative innovation for all
The bestselling Spanish language guide—with more than 250 review exercises and updated with new content
This bestselling resource equips Spanish language students with the tools needed to expand their vocabulary and hone their speaking and writing skills. Each chapter focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so students can build their language skills in a systematic manner. This updated edition includes new review exercises, over 10,000 terms and 250 exercises, concise grammatical explanations, online flashcards, and more.
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, Third Edition is ideal for advanced beginner and intermediate level students of Spanish.
• New: review chapter with exercises to test mastery of topics covered
• More than 250 exercises
• More than 10,000 vocabulary terms
• Concise grammatical explanations
• The latest terms used in technology, communications, and media
• More than 3,300 flashcards online, grouped by level of difficulty
Dorothy Richmond (Eden Prairie, MN) is a teacher and bestselling author of numerous Spanish language-learning titles.