Expanding the Research Horizon in Higher Education:Master´s Students´ Perceptions of Research Assistantships Ewelina Niemczyk
Packed with beautifully designed and detailed maps, this world atlas is the perfect companion for geography students. First published in 1988 and now in its 9th edition, Student World Atlas has been fully revised and updated. With 290 maps in total, it combines larger, traditional reference maps with smaller topic maps. These topics include industry, farming, climate, population, and the environment. Each theme will engage students, expanding their understanding of Earth and also making possible comparisons between different regions. For example, this student atlas not only displays an impressive map of the Caribbean, but highlights the hurricanes that continually threaten these islands and the people who live there. Then move to the New Zealand map and learn about its diverse population of Polynesians, European settlers, and many other immigrants that make up this multicultural nation. On every page, you will discover more and more fascinating facts about each country´s landscape and its inhabitants. In addition to maps, this clear and accessible children´s atlas also includes up-to-date statistics and flags for every country. It distills the huge mass of information available about our world down to the essential facts needed for the effective and successful study of our ever-changing planet.
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List uses thorough recycling of academic words and well-crafted exercises to introduce high-intermediate and advanced students to the vocabulary they need for academic and test taking success. New reading strategies sections in help students identify text structure and synthesize ideas across texts, among other skills. Product Description Answer Keys and Tests for Levels 1 and 2 available free online. Backcover Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List is a research-based vocabulary textbook that gives high-intermediate to advanced students the advantage they need to succeed in academic environments. Through excerpts from college texts and well-crafted exercises, English learners study the Academic Word List - the most frequently used words in academic texts. To help students reach a fuller understanding of the new vocabulary, each chapter provides a series of exercises on word meanings, word families, and collocation. Features Seven units focus on a variety of subject areas, such as social change, consumer behavior, natural resources, and music. Each main chapter carefully recycles the target words four times in reading passages and vocabulary-building exercises. NEW! Reading Strategies are designed to give students the tools they need to better comprehend the materials they read. Activities include recognizing an author´s point of view and synthesizing information from multiple readings. The collocations exercises - based on the 179-million-word New Longman Corpus - reflect how academic words are actually used in real contexts. Expanding the Topic sections provide additional reading, discussion, and writing activities that broaden students´ understanding of vocabulary. Strategy Practice chapters offer tips for dictionary usage, information about word roots and affixes, and methods for expanding students´ word knowledge. Unit 1 Our Changing Society Chapter 1: Technology and Society Reading : Human Societies - From the Iceman to Us Chapter 2: Social Experience and Personal Development Reading : Social Forces That Shape Our Lives Reading : Emotions in Global Perspective: Do We All Feel the Same? Chapter 3: The Changing Nature of the Family Reading : Family Structure Chapter 4: Strategy Practice Unit 2 Consumer Behavior and Marketing Chapter 5: Influencing the Customer Reading : Marketing´s Impact on the Consumer Chapter 6: Who Buys What? The Family´s Influence Reading : Consumer Socialization of Family Members Reading : Different Views on Purchasing Behavior Chapter 7: How We See Ourselves Reading : How Perspectives on the Self Influence Consumer Behavior Chapter 8: Strategy Practice Unit 3 Workplaces and Work Spaces Chapter 9: How Office Space Affects Behavior Reading : Work Space Design Chapter 10: The Modern Office: Symbols of Status Reading : The Meaning of the Chair Reading: Office Designs That Work Chapter 11: Sitting Comfortably Reading : The Ergonomics of Sitting Chapter 12: Strategy Practice Unit 4 Use and Abuse of Natural Resources Chapter 13: Water for Sale Reading : Exploding Sales for Bottled Water Chapter 14: The Aral Sea - An Environmental Disaster Reading : The Dying Lake Reading : Creating More Fresh Water Through Desalination Chapter 15: International Conflict over Natural Resources Reading : Water Politics in the Middle East and North Africa Chapter 16: Strategy Practice Unit 5 We Are What We Eat Chapter 17: Food Roots and Foodways Reading : Food Habits and Beliefs Chapter 18: Getting Back to Nature Reading : Organic Farming Versus Traditional Methods Reading : Genetically Modified Foods Chapter 19: Microorganisms: The Spice of Life? Reading : Food Microbiology Chapter 20: Strategy Practice Unit 6 Encounters with Music and Sound Chapter 21: Music as Social Conscience Reading : Opposing War Through Music: Classical and Modern Examples Chapter 22: Noise Hurts Reading : Noise Pollution Reading : The Science of Sound Chapter 23: Ultrasonics: Super Sound? Reading : Ultrasonics Chapter 24: Strategy Practice Unit 7 Animal Nature Chapter 25: Endangered Elephants Reading : Saving the African Elephant: Using International Law and Trade Chapter 26: Animals: How Human? Reading : Chimpanzees: Our Closest Relative Reading : Kanzi: A Case of Ape Language Development Chapter 27: Living Together: Advantage or Disadvantage? Reading : The Costs and Benefits of Social Behavior Chapter 28: Strategy Practice Index of Target Words Focus on Vocabulary 2:
Featuring erotic stories by: Marge Piercy, Nathan Englander, Jerry Stahl, Dani Shapiro, and M.J. Rose. In The Best American Erotica, Volume 8, Marge Piercy introduces us to the nerd-kid sex club, Nathan Englander explores the addictive power of a peep show, Jerry Stahl relates a dare from an extremely demanding girlfriend, and Dani Shapiro proves the difference between the fantasy and the reality of losing your virginity. Included in this collection: ´´Expanding on an Idea´´ by Todd Belton Excerpt from Three Women: ´´The New Kid´´ by Marge Piercy ´´You Know What?´´ by Cara Bruce ´´Sink´´ by Matt Bernstein Sycamore ´´Greek Sex´´ by Tsaurah Litzky Excerpt from Peep Show by Nathan Englander ´´Fleshlight´´ by Joe Maynard ´´Backstage Boys´´ by Wendy Becker Excerpt from Perv: A Love Story by Jerry Stahl ´´Bed of Leaves´´ by Dani Shapiro ´´Spew Forth´´ by Dodie Bellamy ´´Sunday´´ by Dan Taulapapa McMullin ´´When the Student Is Ready´´ by Claire Tristram Excerpt from Lip Service by M J Rose ´´The Man Who Ate Women´´ by Damian Grace ´´That´s Awful, That´s Nothing´´ by Wade Krueger ´´Deflower´´ by Rosalind Christine Lloyd ´´In This Corner´´ by Charles Flowers ´´And Early to Rise´´ by Hanne Blank ´´Rooster´´ by Jack Murnighan Previously published as Best American Erotica 2001. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright, Kathe Mazur, Stephen Hoye, Stefan Rudnicki. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/000042/bk_adbl_000042_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are you a singer who would like to be able to help others?Would you like to increase your contemporary voice teaching skills?Do you want a method to successfully identify and correct vocal issues with confidence?You love singing and want to share your gift with others, yet navigating the world of teaching voice and vocal coaching can be confusing and intimidating.There is a world of information out there, from methodology to voice science, but applying it in the teaching room can be a bewildering experience.Why does the voice sound like this?How can I fix this issue?What exercises should I choose? Teaching Contemporary Singing has the answers to these and many other vocal questions.Written by celebrity voice teacher John Henny, Teaching Contemporary Singing gives you the method he has used to train hundreds of leading voice teachers around the world.This easy to understand guide will show you:The first teaching stepsTheories of teachingThe teaching triangleHow the voice worksWhat registration isVoice scienceAdvanced teachingAnd more!Employing the revolutionary teaching triangle system, lessons are kept focused and non-intimidating so that you will quickly understand the techniques and be able to pass them on.From the first lesson, to more advanced ideas, Teaching Contemporary Singing, is perfect for anyone who has ever thought about teaching others to sing and expanding into teaching contemporary music such as musical theatre. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Henny. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149488/bk_acx0_149488_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How can you help your youngster´s college education pay off in productive, meaningful employment - even when disability is involved? Growing in emotional intelligence is the key. It´s the foundation for learning to live and work well with a disability. And, it´s probably an attribute few people pick up on their own while in school. That means your youngster needs a little help from you, as a parent-mentor, to supplement his or her formal education.In Little Book 4, Jim Hasse, who has athetoid cerebral palsy and served for 10 years as a Fortune 500 vice president during his 29-year career in corporate communication, outlines seven not-so-difficult things that you and your youngster can practice together for expanding emotional intelligence, the foundation for learning to live and work well with a disability.Time is short. And times are uncertain. But now is the right time for helping your son or daughter develop time-tested interpersonal attributes for handling the challenges he or she will likely face in the transition from school to work.In this transformation book, Jim, a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), illustrates each of his seven bits of career advice with a transformation story from his own experiences. For each short story, he defines the issue at hand for learning how to live and work well with a disability, shows how his parents and others helped him personally resolve the situation, and provides a potential path you can follow as a mentor for your own youngster.So, get up to speed as the mentor you need to be as your youngster transitions from school to work!This is Jim´s fourth self-help book in his seven-part Little Book series of transformation stories.Download Little Book 4 now to complete some of the final but vital phases of your journey as a parent who knows how to constructively mentor your son or daughter from an emotional intelligence perspective. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Chappell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149671/bk_acx0_149671_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It Is Not What You Know But Whom You Know:Expanding Student Social Capital Networks ofKnowledge through Critical Pedagogy David Keith Truscello
Pathways to Academic Success in Higher Education:Expanding Opportunity for Underrepresented Students Edward P. St. John/ Glenda Droogsma Musoba
Here are the 250 most important words students need to know to be successful in college and beyond, from the former education editor of the New York Times and a leading authority on college admissions. Each entry contains information on the word origin, a complete definition, and example sentences, making it both the perfect gift for high school graduation and an effective tool for expanding a student´s vocabulary, increasing word comprehension, and honing their writing skills. This is the perfect book for giving young adults entering college or starting a career a clear advantage before they begin.