Looking Out Looking In

Author: Ronald Adler
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495796213
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Social Science

Used by more than a million readers, LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN, Thirteenth Edition, continues its market-leading tradition of combining current scholarship and research with a reader-friendly voice that links course topics to students’ everyday lives. This popular text motivates students to improve their interpersonal skills and sharpen their critical understanding of communication processes with diverse and compelling examples that illustrate how each student’s communication skills impact both society and their own life. Show your students how and why learning the basic concepts of communication can change their relationships and their career success, with the text that engages them in theory through popular references to interpersonal concepts that are familiar in music, art, movies, and television. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Looking Out Looking in

Author: Ronald B. Adler
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
ISBN: 1305645340
Release Date: 2016-01-06
Genre: Social Science

A longtime favorite with millions of students, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition equips you with practical communication concepts and skills you can immediately start applying in your personal relationships as well as on the job. Extremely reader friendly, the text connects the latest theories and research to real-world practice. The Fifteenth Edition includes an all-new Chapter 2 devoted to interpersonal communication and social media, while coverage of mediated communication is also integrated throughout. In addition, diverse examples, engaging readings, compelling cartoons, vibrant photos, and popular culture references bring chapter concepts to life.

Cengage Advantage Books Building a Speech

Author: Sheldon Metcalfe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111781491
Release Date: 2009-03-18
Genre: Social Science

CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: BUILDING A SPEECH, Seventh Edition, continues the tradition of providing proven texts at lower prices. With 20 chapters organized into five units, BUILDING A SPEECH guides students through the step-by-step process of developing public speaking skills through observation, peer criticism, personal experience and instructor guidance. Readings and exercises provide assistance in drafting informative and persuasive speeches as well as improving research and speechwriting skills. The text's conversational style aims to both interest and motivate students. Topics such as apprehension and listening provide a positive learning environment and help students to realize that they are not alone in their struggle to find the confidence to speak in public. It is grounded in the philosophy that students can master the steps of speech construction if provided with a caring environment, clear direction, and creative examples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Understanding Child Development

Author: Rosalind Charlesworth
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111357467
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

UNDERSTANDING CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 8/E, introduces the unique qualities of the young child as distinguished from older children and demonstrates how to work with young children in ways that correspond with their individual developmental level and social and cultural environment. The text also offers an opportunity for in-service teachers to evaluate their views of young children and compare their views with those presented in the text. In each section, critical social and cultural factors are related to young children’s development; factors relevant to working with children with special needs are integrated throughout. Popular theoretical views of learning are included, as well as information about the importance of play and technology in a young child’s learning process. Other areas covered include developmentally appropriate practice, readiness, assessment, the importance of working with children and families from diverse cultures, the development of early stages of reading, and the importance of brain development. Throughout the text, real-life examples and anecdotes bring theory and research to life. TeachSource Video Cases, available on the Premium Website, provide an inside look at real classrooms, teachers, and children at various stages of development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Essentials of Public Speaking

Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495901136
Release Date: 2011-02-07
Genre: Performing Arts

Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice and also offers intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking as well as up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. A strong emphasis on visual aids includes an insightful, four-color insert detailing how to get the most from your presentation materials. This edition features extended emphasis on critical thinking skills and student activities, as well as practical application of persuasive speaking theory. With ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING, 5e you also have the option of including a wealth of learning resources like Speech Builder Express 3.0 speech-outlining software, Speech Studio, InfoTrac College Edition, sample outlines, and more. It is an invaluable resource at a value price. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Drawing A Contemporary Approach

Author: Teel Sale
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133172895
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Education

DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH takes you beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the evolution of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH offers a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world. This Advantage Edition offers the same content in an economically priced, unbound, three-hole punch, loose-leaf format. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Introduction to Sociology

Author: Henry L. Tischler
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111784706
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This revised edition of Tischler's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY continues a tradition of providing a proven and comprehensive textbook to students and professors at a lower, very reasonable price. With its built in study guide, practice tests, and available access to SociologyNow, no other textbook on the market provides students with a complete suite of study aids at an affordable price as INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. Tischler is known for providing full coverage of sociological concepts in a student-friendly manner, and threading two basic ideas throughout the text- 1) sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline and 2) a basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. Each chapter progresses from a specific to a general analysis of society - each part introducing increasingly comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Understanding Arguments Concise Edition

Author: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305177338
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Philosophy

CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E uses everyday life experiences to teach the basics of informal logic. By taking out the non-essential instruction, this edition hones in on the argument construction involved in day-to-day life, and how to do it better. Plus, to round out the discussion, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E includes a three-chapter overview of formal logic as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Understanding Arguments An Introduction to Informal Logic

Author: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495603955
Release Date: 2009-02-10
Genre: Education

Now in its Eighth Edition, UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMAL LOGIC, 8th Edition. has proven itself to be an exceptional guide to understanding and constructing arguments in the context of students' academic studies as well as their subsequent professional careers. Its tried and true strengths include multiple approaches to the analysis of arguments; a thorough grounding on the uses of language in everyday discourse; and chapters in the latter half of the book that apply abstract concepts to concrete legal, moral, and scientific issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books World History

Author: Jiu-Hwa Upshur
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111345143
Release Date: 2011-01-20
Genre: History

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition, offers readers the engaging WORLD HISTORY text in a compact, affordable format. WORLD HISTORY is a global text that examines world civilizations in a comparative way. Students learn to recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations, thus gaining a clearer view of the social and political forces that have shaped our world. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes 93 maps and over 100 primary source excerpts that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following volumes: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-1-111-34514-3; Volume I: Before 1600 (Chapters 1-9), ISBN: 978-1-11134-516-7; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 9-17), ISBN: 978-1-11134-513-6. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books World History Before 1600 The Development of Early Civilization

Author: Jiu-Hwa Upshur
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111345167
Release Date: 2011-01-20
Genre: History

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition, offers readers the engaging WORLD HISTORY text in a compact, affordable format. WORLD HISTORY is a global text that examines world civilizations in a comparative way. Students learn to recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations, thus gaining a clearer view of the social and political forces that have shaped our world. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME I includes 49 maps and numerous primary source excerpts that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following volumes: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-1-111-34514-3; Volume I: Before 1600 (Chapters 1-9), ISBN: 978-1-11134-516-7; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 9-17), ISBN: 978-1-11134-513-6. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Hola amigos Worktext

Author: Ana Jarvis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133170297
Release Date: 2010-01-14
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Due to numerous requests, HOLA, AMIGOS! is now available in a two-volume worktext format (includes text and workbook). This new format is intended to provide both you and your students with a practical and flexible option that will enhance your students' learning experience in and outside of the classroom. A correlated two-volume Lab Manual will be available for purchase in both print and electronic formats. The highly accessible, manageable program is user friendly for instructors, teaching assistants, and students. Known for its succinct and precise grammar explanations, its presentation of high-frequency and practical vocabulary, and overall flexibility, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: HOLA, AMIGOS! WORKTEXT VOLUME 1, Seventh Edition, continues to maintain its appeal with instructors regardless of their preferred methodology. The program is designed to develop students' ability to communicate effectively in Spanish in a variety of situations as well as to strengthen cultural awareness and competence. It offers a full scope and sequence, yet is brief enough to be used effectively for a two-semester course. The seventh edition features all-new art and video programs as well as enhanced integration and presentation of culture. All components are fully integrated with the flexibility to accommodate a range of scheduling factors, contact hours, course objectives, and ability levels. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Building Better Grammar

Author: Gina Hogan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495905141
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching grammar in blocks as part of a building activity provides students with an easy to remember image that helps them understand and apply good sentence construction. This building process helps students see how each grammar concept or building block sets the foundation for the next concept or building block; as a result, their confidence in writing grows the more they learn and practice. As the first book of the Building Better series, Building Better Grammar builds students' knowledge of effective sentence construction to get them to the next step of putting sentences together successfully for coherent paragraphs and essays. The Building Better series developed out of a need to help more students succeed in learning to write effectively. This technique of building writing makes the writing process a manageable one because it allows students to practice each concept or block separately, to see how it shapes subsequent blocks, and to increase their understanding and confidence along the way. Many writing books present grammar content too complexly without enough opportunities for practice, or present so many topics that simply overwhelm the student. The Building Better series evolved with developmental students in mind; the textbooks are designed to be flexible enough that all college students or writing instructors can use them as a quick reference guide. Instructors looking for a rich focus on sentence construction, simple and brief explanations that are easy to remember, and variety of practice exercises will find it in Building Better Grammar. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

HR and Marketing Power Partners

Author: Will Ruch
Publisher: Will Ruch; Pat Nazemetz
ISBN: 9780985605308
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre:

HR and Marketing have transformed themselves into disciplines with a strategic voice. Now it's time they team up for even greater business performance. HR and Marketing: Power Partners will energize a new relationship based on a shared interest in loyalty and engagement. Power Partners is the brainchild of real-life collaborators Patricia Nazemetz, former CHRO, Xerox Corporation and Will Ruch, CEO of Versant, a full-service branding and marketing firm. Nazemetz and Ruch joined forces on internal branding that inspired employee loyalty, commitment and 110% effort. Through in-depth interviews with the nation's top executives, Nazemetz and Ruch share the secrets to HR-Marketing collaboration and the business value it can bring to every organization. & ;& ;Social media has moved branding into the hands of individuals, leaving corporations to participate in, rather than control, their own reputation. How do organizations respond in this changing environment to ensure that customer loyalty and employee commitment will continue? & ;HR and Marketing: Power Partners shines light on the power HR and Marketing have to achieve these business goals by driving their corporate brand together. For HR professionals, Power Partners is a valuable resource on ways to re-invent the employee value proposition to reach today's talent pool. It's also a must-read for marketing executives and corporate leaders who recognize that talent is what ultimately fuels business success.& ;& ;For HR executives and frontline leaders& ;- Power up your talent acquisition and retention& ;- Inspire loyalty, commitment and 110% effort& ;- Drive talent strategy that adds direct business value& ;& ;For Marketing professionals& ;- Make your brand a talent magnet& ;- Engage employees that can reflect the brand& ;- Build customer loyalty& ;& ;For Corporate leaders& ;- Attract the talent that fuels business strategy& ;- Align employees with business goals& ;- Create your competitive advantage