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Teaching Online: A Practical Guide

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

By Susan Ko, Steve Rossen, Steve Rossen

Suitable for courses in online teaching, web-based instruction, teaching with the Internet, or the online classroom, this book answers the most common questions and concerns of instructors who want create electronic educational environments.

Topics covered include choosing software and technology tools, building an online classroom, creating an online syllabus, course conversion, online classroom management, integrating online and face-to-face activities, and student support issues. The text is supported by a web site that provides new strategies, tips, and information on emergent technologies.

Pedagogy includes “Important” points that highlight key topics; “Definition” boxes that feature key terms with brief definitions; and “Sidebars,” which focus student attention on important points. Call number LB2395.7 .K67 2001

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Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

quickenBy Bonnie Biafore

Quicken is a convenient way to keep track of personal finances, but many people are unaware of Quicken’s power and use only its basic features. With “Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual,” readers of all levels will quickly learn how to use all aspects of the program so they can accurately handle their money. From recording checks and credit card charges to reconciling accounts, budgeting, handling loans, investments, and online transactions, “Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual” covers everything in a friendly, witty style that engages novices and experts alike. Beginners will appreciate the clear guidance on setting up Quicken to simplify their financial management tasks. Experienced users will learn how to work around Quicken’s idiosyncrasies. This book shows people how to use Quicken more effectively to track their money, stay on top of important financial decisions, and compile tax data automatically. Call Number HG179 .53 2008

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JavaScript: The Missing Manual

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

javaBy David Sawyer McFarland

Bestselling author McFarland teaches how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways–even for those with little or no programming experience–with this clear and entertaining book that offers step-by-step tutorials. Call number QA76.73 .J39 M388 2008

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More Than a Name: An Introduction to Branding

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

morethananameby Melissa Davis, Jonathan Baldwin

How do you make someone choose your shampoo over the other 29 brands on the shelf? That’s the kind of make-or-break question every marketing professional faces every day. Here-in a form that will instruct and inspire students of art and design, future copywriters and marketers, as well as any interested businessperson-is a practical introduction to the art and science of branding. Using dynamic graphics and the examples of some of the world’s most successful products, it provides a complete, idea-packed overview of the field: product design, packaging, icons, brand identities, the in-store experience, co-branding, advertising, and working across international boundaries. Call number HD69.B7 .D38 2005
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The Fundamentals of Creative Advertising

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

advertisingBy Ken Burtenshaw, Nik Mahon, Caroline Barfoot

The Fundamentals of Creative Advertising provides an introduction to the key elements of creative advertising. This book will take you, step-by-step, through each stage of the creative advertising process, including how agencies plan, generate, create and produce and execute successful campaigns.

Advertising is renowned for being a highly creative and visual medium. This practical and lively book includes a wealth of visual examples taken from real campaigns using various media, accompanied by explanatory text. Numerous exercises and checklists underpin the theory and encourage a practical application of creative thinking. Call Number HF5823 .B87 2006

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Workplace Communications

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

workplaceby George J. Searles

Workplace Communications: The Basics is the first text specifically intended for applied writing courses in community college and other settings where many students are academically under-prepared and therefore intimidated by lengthy, theory-intensive tests.

This text focuses instead on the basics of workplace writing by emphasizing practical applications. Written in a simple, conversational style, Workplace Communications is designed to be both accessible and useful, incorporating numerous examples, illustrations, and exercises. The new edition includes greatly increased coverage of technology in all areas of work-related communication including the job search, correspondence, oral communication, and research. Call Number PE1479 .B87 S43 2003

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Super review : Geometry

Friday, October 3, 2008

by Research & Education Association, M. Fogiel

Call # QA445 .G467 2000

Synopsis

Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Geometry Super Review includes a review of the methods of proof, points, lines, planes, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, geometric inequalities, and geometric proportions and similarity. Advanced topics include the study of circles, polygons, coordinate geometry, and solid geometry. Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you’ve learned – and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!

DETAILS
• From cover to cover, each in-depth topic review is easy-to-follow and easy-to-grasp – perfect when preparing for homework, quizzes, and exams!
• Review questions after each topic that highlight and reinforce key areas and concepts
• Student-friendly language for easy reading and comprehension
• Includes quizzes that test your understanding of the subject

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Super Review: English Language

Friday, October 3, 2008

by Research & Education Association

Call# PE1114 .E64 2000

Product Description
REA’s Super Reviews help students brush up on tough subjects. They are more thorough than ordinary subject reviews but less complex than voluminous study guides. Numerous solved problems accompany the review and bring it to life. The English Language Super Review includes an extensive review of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. A glossary of usage is also included. Exercises and quizzes enable students to check whether they have learned what they need to know, whether they understand the subject and have command of it.

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Microsoft Office 2007 Simplified

Friday, October 3, 2008

by Sherry Willard Kinkoph

Call #  HF5548.4 .m525 2007

Synopsis

Are you new to computers? Does new technology make you nervous? Relax! You’re holding in your hands the easiest guide ever to Office 2007 — a book that skips the long-winded explanations and shows you how things work. All you have to do is open the book, follow Chip, your friendly guide — and discover just how easy it is to get up to speed.
“The Simplified series is very accessible to beginners and provides useful information for more experienced users. For visual learners (like myself), the illustrations are a great help. It’s challenging to take a complex subject and express it simply, clearly, concisely, and comprehensively. This book meets the challenge.”

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Paperwork

Friday, September 19, 2008

by Nancy Williams

NC847. W55 1995

Paper and the vast array of other printing materials are one of the most discussed topics in design today. Yet despite the growing importance of issues such as the environment and recycling, many creatives, graphic designers and printers remain unaware of paper’s potential. paperwork is the only book on paper to address all the special needs and interests of the print and design industries. It features sections on paper qualities, print effects, embossing, die-cutting, binding, pop-up effects, sculptures and paper products; and a comprehensive glossary of terms and techniques with practical advice on types of paper suitable for various print and finishing processes. Selecting graphic design work from around the world which is outstanding for its originality and attention to detail, the author surveys innovative uses of paper in corporate brochure, packaging, poster and invitation design, and more. The result is a revealing and inspirational reminder of the ‘craft’ aspects and potential of graphic design, whether using traditional skills or the latest technology.

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