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A complete all-in-one prep-test guide to the ACT’s four achievement exams―English, reading, math, and science―this special cross-platform edition of McGraw-Hill Education’s perennial bestseller takes its proven test-training program to the next level. With exclusive access to mobile and online resources, students can sharpen their testing skills and raise their scores across the board―even on the optional writing test. The updated 2017 edition includes: * 8 full-length practice tests that reflect the most recently-admininstered ACTs, including the new types of comparative passages questions in the Writing section* More practice in Statistics and Probability for the new Math section* Information on recent scoring changes, including the new STEM score, which isolates Science and Math scores from the rest* A customizable study planner, test-to-lesson links, digital flashcards, peer support, game center, and other cross-platform tools.
The early boom of Web-based education in the 1990s, both in the United States and abroad (e.g., in Australia and the UK), saw a flurry of publications on the subject of university and industry partnerships, with a focus on ways in which online learning might lead to new models of collaboration and engagement across previously clearly delineated borders. Ten years later, as we approach the end of the first decade of the 21st century, we see a similar moment of opportunity for collaboration. Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships: Concepts, Models, and Applications is a comprehensive collection of research with an emphasis on emerging technologies, community value, and corporate partnerships.
The #1-selling psychiatry clerkship book provides just what you need to deliver a strong performance on the psychiatry clerkship and earn honors on the shelf exam.
Completely revised to reflect new DSM-5 criteria, First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship: Fourth Edition is your high-yield insider’s guide to the psychiatry rotation, and gives you the core information you need to impress on the wards and earn honors on the clerkship exam.
Is giving a presentation an easy task? In this book, the author unpacks this seemingly simple task to show the complexity that underlies it. Examining the academic presentation as a case in point, the author details when things go according to plan from the perspective of the listening audience and shows how seminar presenters interact with the audience and objects around them to produce a coherent whole that is the academic presentation. Through detailed examination of talk-in-interaction the book throws light on one instance of talk as situated practice, demonstrating the ordinariness of the academic presentation; and its intricate complexity of moment-by-moment talk.
This exhaustive study from an experienced and respected set of editors and authors looks at the impact that universities have on their surroundings, with particular reference to regional development. With contributions from such leading scholars as Peter Maskell and Gunnar Törnqvist, this book will be of great interest to students and academics involved in regional economics, economic geography and innovation studies.
This book provides university teachers, leaders and policymakers with evidence on how researchers in several countries are monitoring and improving student engagement-the extent to which students are exposed to and participate in effective educational practices.
What makes a great law professor? The first study of its kind, What the Best Law Teachers Do identifies the methods, strategies, and personal traits of professors whose students achieve exceptional learning. This pioneering book will be of interest to any instructor seeking concrete, proven techniques for helping students succeed.What the Best Law Teachers Do introduces readers to twenty-six professors from law schools across the United States. These instructors are renowned for their exacting standards: they set expectations high, while also making course requirements–and their belief that their students can meet them–clear from the outset.
The perfect study tool for preparing for your courses or examinations – Pharmacology – An Illustrated Review’s focused presentation and full-color illustrations makes learning the complex information essential to success easier. Sidebars make connections to underlying concepts in other basic sciences or apply the concepts presented in the clinical setting. Features: * Succinct bullet-point text streamlines studying * Hundreds of full-color illustrations reinforce clear explanatory text* Numerous tables sum up crucial information for quick review * Frequent sidebars build on and integrate learning across the basic sciences and apply this learning to the clinical setting *200 review questions with a rationale for why answers are right or wrong test mastery and help you prepare for exams * An additional 200 review questions, all available online allow you to test yourself and get immediate feedback, quickly identifying areas for further study
How does graduate admissions work? Who does the system work for, and who falls through its cracks? More people than ever seek graduate degrees, but little has been written about who gets in and why. Drawing on firsthand observations of admission committees and interviews with faculty in 10 top-ranked doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, education professor Julie Posselt pulls back the curtain on a process usually conducted in secret."Inside Graduate Admissions" presents admissions from decision makers point of view, including thought-provoking episodes of committees debating the process, interviewing applicants, and grappling with borderline cases.
This is the closest a student can get to the wards without seeing patients! Designed to teach through clinical cases, this text offers 60 of the most common clinical problems in pediatrics along with case discussion questions, clinical pearls, key terms and concepts, and USMLE-style questions and answers to reinforce learning.
This book addresses the uncertain state of financial literacy among today’s college students and examines steps colleges and universities are taking to address this widespread concern. This work introduces a four-fold typology of organizational models for college-based financial education programs and uses these as optics for grouping and presenting case studies. The case studies presented provide a holistic representation of how universities develop, sustain and grow financial education programs.
This question-and-answer companion to The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, which is based upon the popular review course from Harvard Medical School, is a study guide for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or maintenance of certification examination, as well as for general practice review by physicians and residents. Editors Ajay K. Singh and Joseph Loscalzo recruited leading authorities from Harvard as well as former chief residents at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to contribute to this book.
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Instrumentation provides a detailed description of the operation of instruments and their controls. The textbook addresses instrument operation and application, industrial communications from traditional pneumatic to state-of-the-art wireless communication systems, final control elements, and safety systems. Communication systems include fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet. Safety systems introduced include common safety devices and systems such as relief valves, rupture discs, burner control systems, hazardous location classifications, enclosures, and safety instrumented systems (SISs).L
WE WANT TO HELP YOU SUCCEED ON THE ACTWe’ve put all of our proven expertise into McGraw- Hill’s ACT to make sure you’re ready for this difficult exam. With this book, you’ll get essential skill-building techniques and strategies developed by professional ACT instructors who have helped thousands of students just like you to succeed on this important test. You’ll get online help, 6 full-length practice tests, model ACT essays, hundreds of practice problems, and all the facts about the current exam.
WE WANT TO HELP YOU SUCCEED ON THE SATWe’ve put all of our proven expertise into McGraw-Hill’s SAT to make sure you’re ready for this difficult exam. With this book, you’ll get essential skill-building techniques and strategies developed by professional SAT instructors who have helped thousands of students just like you succeed on this important test. You’ll get online help, 6 full-length practice tests, model SAT essays, hundreds of practice problems, and all the facts about the current exam. With McGraw-Hill’s SAT, we’ll guide you step by step through your preparation program–and give you the tools you need to succeed.F
Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review: Questions and Answers is designed specifically to help prepare physicians-in-training and practising clinicians for the ABIM certification and maintenance-of-certification examinations in internal medicine. This question-and-answer companion to Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review, 10th Edition, tests physicians and physicians-in-training on all relevant material related to the goals set forth by ABIM to ensure the success of internal medicine clinicians.
2,420 questions—encompass all of the content you’ll encounter on the exam. Each question has been carefully reviewed and updated to ensure accuracy and revised to conform to the style and difficulty levels on the new certification examinations.
The Internet has become one of the most important and most used media for communication and learning, as it allows for the creation of interactive and collaborative environments, whose contents and resources can be shared with a limitless number of users. The explosion of the Internet in the past decade has changed the way many students live and learn, in part because modern technology has made it possible for learners to access information or research any topic of interest from anywhere in the world.
The enduring and engaging guide to educating yourself in the classical tradition.Have you lost the art of reading for pleasure? Are there books you know you should read but haven’t because they seem too daunting? In The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer provides a welcome and encouraging antidote to the distractions of our age, electronic and otherwise.Newly expanded and updated to include standout works from the twenty-first century as well as essential readings in science (from the earliest works of Hippocrates to the discovery of the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs), The Well-Educated Mind offers brief, entertaining histories of six literary genres―fiction, autobiography, history, drama, poetry, and science―accompanied by detailed instructions on how to read each type.
This new handbook takes students through the entire creative writing process. You will find plenty of practical advice, helpful exercises, lots of tips and links to useful websites in this indispensable manual for new and seasoned writers alike. Cathie Hartigan and Margaret James are highly motivated authors and creative writing tutors. Between them, they have over thirty years of successful teaching experience for Writers News Home Study Division, The London School of Journalism and Exeter College.
Peterson’s Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2014 contains comprehensive profiles of more than 3,850 graduate programs in 77 disciplines-including aerospace/aeronautical engineering, agricultural engineering & bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, computer science and information technology, electrical and computer engineering, industrial engineering, telecommunications, and more.Informative data profiles for more than 3,800 graduate programs at 870 institutions, including facts and figures on accreditation, degree requirements, application deadlines and contact information, financial support, faculty, and student body profiles.T
Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector is an essential introductory textbook for anyone who is working, or training to work, in the lifelong learning sector. The post-compulsory education and training sector is extremely diverse in terms of the range of students, teachers and settings. However, there are basic elements of good practice in teaching and learning which are essential and are explored in this book, including: A thorough understanding of the learners and their needs An understanding of, and willingness to develop, communication skills The necessity for reflective practice and continuing professional development The principles and practices of active learning and assessment for learning The importance of emotions in learning
Budget deficits, gas prices, health care costs, social security, job security…. Anxiety over the economy pervades our daily lives―from reports on the early morning newscasts to gossip around the water cooler to dinner table debate. Yet most citizens are woefully ignorant when it comes to understanding how the economy works and how to interpret the impact of policies and business decisions.
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