♠Book Title : Cengage Advantage A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals
✍Author : William Duckworth
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2014-01-01
✿Pages : 352
♠ISBN : 9781285974507
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Cengage Advantage A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals Book Synopsis : A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, Advantage Edition, 11th Edition is a reader-friendly, creative text that focuses on music fundamentals through written and aural exercises. In addition, the text strives to teach students how to create music through learning rhythm, melody, scales, intervals, and triads. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals
✍Author : William Duckworth
♛Publisher : Schirmer Books
♣Release Date : 2013-09-27
✿Pages : 331
♠ISBN : 1285446208
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals Book Synopsis : Internationally renowned composer William Duckworth explores the fundamentals of music in the Advantage Edition of the best-selling A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, 11th Edition. This creative, reader-friendly text takes diverse student abilities into consideration, covering music fundamentals in 15 concise chapters and 11 enrichment appendices. Duckworth focuses on developing students' skills by offering written and aural exercises that help them learn the basics as well as by giving students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in realistic music situations. The optional CourseMate learning environment includes Music Fundamentals in Action, an interactive online tutorial that provides students with personalized study plans and podcasts from the author. A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, Advantage Edition, 11th Edition offers clear, concise yet comprehensive coverage of all major topics for a music fundamentals course.

♠Book Title : A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals
✍Author : William Duckworth
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2009-01-13
✿Pages : 384
♠ISBN : 9781111784065
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals Book Synopsis : Internationally renowned composer William Duckworth explores the fundamentals of music in this creative, reader-friendly text that takes differing student abilities into consideration. CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E covers music fundamentals in 14 concise chapters and 11 enrichment appendices, offering extended coverage for professors or students who desire further instruction. In addition, the text comes with an access card to Music Fundamentals in Action, a free interactive online tutorial that provides students with personalized study plans and podcasts from the author. Duckworth focuses on developing student skills by offering written and aural exercises, not only helping them to learn the basics, but also giving them the opportunity to apply their knowledge in realistic music situations. The Music in Action boxes present opportunities for students to create music while learning the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, scales, intervals and triads. Market-leading CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E offers clear and comprehensive coverage of all major topics for a fundamental music course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Foundations of Design 2nd Edition
✍Author : Jeff Davis
♛Publisher : Tempe Digital
♣Release Date : 2016-04-07
✿Pages : 150
♠ISBN : 9780986163746
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Foundations of Design 2nd Edition Book Synopsis : Foundations of Design by Jeff Davis provides a straightforward examination of the basic principles of two-dimensional design. Written in a clear and concise style, this textbook presents the elements of design in a logical order, with each chapter building on the next. The book employs a highly visual design with numerous diagrams that elegantly illustrate the fundamental design concepts. The diagrams are paired with relevant examples of contemporary art that connect theory to application. Foundations of Design has been written to be accessible by anyone with an interest in art or design. The efficient, practical approach provides useful guidance for beginning students and practicing professionals alike. The universal ideas on visual communication are appropriate for any creative field, including fine art, graphic design, advertising, illustration, web design, and photography. Foundations of Design is an essential addition to any art and design library. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 - Design Chapter 2 - Format Chapter 3 - Line Chapter 4 - Shape Chapter 5 - Size Chapter 6 - Color Chapter 7 - Texture Chapter 8 - Composition Chapter 9 - Space Chapter 10 - Grouping Chapter 11 - Contrast Chapter 12 - Balance Chapter 13 - Emphasis Chapter 14 - Movement Chapter 15 - Unity

♠Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Modern Principles of Business Law Contracts the UCC and Business Organizations
✍Author : Roger Miller
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2011-01-12
✿Pages : 480
♠ISBN : 9781111531171
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Cengage Advantage Books Modern Principles of Business Law Contracts the UCC and Business Organizations Book Synopsis : Give your students the authoritative, in-depth treatment of today’s business law topics in this concise, cost-effective paperback by best-selling business law author Roger LeRoy Miller. Designed for the contemporary one-semester course, MODERN PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS LAW, 1E provides the rigor and seriousness of a classic black letter law-type text with a brief 18-chapter table of contents that was developed based on extensive research with almost 200 instructors. MODERN PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS LAW offers excerpted cases to familiarize your students with the language of the court and delves deeper into specific topics, such as contracts, sales, and the UCC. Student-friendly, dynamic learning features throughout the book encourage critical thinking, illustrate how business law is constantly changing, guide review and offer insights into ethics. Trust best-selling author Roger Miller’s MODERN PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS LAW to deliver an engaging, well-written, black and white text, with a comprehensive, time-saving teaching and learning resource package, as an economical solution for your one-semester business law course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Foundations of Music Enhanced
✍Author : Robert Nelson
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2014-01-30
✿Pages : 320
♠ISBN : 9781285446165
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Foundations of Music Enhanced Book Synopsis : This versatile text provides a detailed introduction to fundamental musical concepts while remaining clear, concise, and accessible, even for non-majors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : The College Handbook of Creative Writing
✍Author : Robert DeMaria
♛Publisher : Heinle
♣Release Date : 1998
✿Pages : 452
♠ISBN : 0155053019
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The College Handbook of Creative Writing Book Synopsis : THE COLLEGE HANDBOOK OF CREATIVE WRITING is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covering fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone, style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds. There are also useful chapters on The Performance Factor, Fundamentals of Writing, and Writing as a Career, which includes sample listings of jobs for writers. Contemporary and classic selections serve to illustrate discussions and act as models to promote the writing process, and are followed by exercises and writing suggestions at the end of each chapter. A glossary of literary terms and a bibliography complete this concise textbook, resulting in a design that allows for a maximum of information in a portable little book.

📒Communication Between Cultures ✍ Larry A. Samovar

♠Book Title : Communication Between Cultures
✍Author : Larry A. Samovar
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2016-01-01
✿Pages : 432
♠ISBN : 9781305888067
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Communication Between Cultures Book Synopsis : Packed with current research and examples, bestselling COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES, 9E equips readers with a deep understanding and appreciation of different cultures while helping them develop practical communication skills. Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action. This is the only text to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication. Compelling examples help readers examine their own assumptions, perceptions, and cultural biases--so they can understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The ninth edition offers expanded discussions of the impact of globalization, a new chapter on intercultural communication competence, and more coverage of new technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production
✍Author : Andrea Pejrolo
♛Publisher : Taylor & Francis
♣Release Date : 2005-01-25
✿Pages : 320
♠ISBN : 9781136125737
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production Book Synopsis : An inspirational guide for all levels of expertise, Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production shows you how to get the most out of the four leading audio sequencers. Using real-life examples, Andrea Pejrolo demonstrates a wide range of technical and creative techniques, giving you tips and new ideas to help you take your work to the next level. Creative Sequencing Techniques covers sequencing from the basics, through intermediate to an advanced level, making this book ideal for music students and acoustic and MIDI composers. With a free CD containing loops, templates and audio examples, and end of chapter exercises to practise new skills, this illustrated practical guide provides all the tools you will need to give your music the vital edge. In a clear, accessible style, Andrea Pejrolo guides you through: * Essential studio equipment, advising on MIDI devices (controllers, synthesizers, sound modules and sequencers), mixing boards, monitors and computers * Basic sequencing topics such as recording and editing techniques and automation * More advanced topics such as groove quantization, converters, sounds layering, tap tempo, creative meter, tempo changes and synchronization * Orchestration for the MIDI ensemble, using both acoustic instruments and synthesizers * Creating a professional final mix, using mixing techniques that take advantage of plug-in technology, maximising the use of effects such as reverb, compressor, limiter, equalizer and much more The accompanying CD is loaded with more than 90 examples of arrangements and techniques, giving you advice on how to troubleshoot those common mistakes and perfect your music production. Anyone producing music who wants to build on their skills in orchestration, composition and mixing will find all the techniques and practical advice they need in this book. Whether you are a student or amateur aspiring to more professional results, or a professional wanting to master new skills, this book will help you to improve the overall quality of your work.

♠Book Title : Popular Music in America The Beat Goes On
✍Author : Michael Campbell
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2012-01-01
✿Pages : 432
♠ISBN : 9780840029768
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Popular Music in America The Beat Goes On Book Synopsis : Michael Campbell's best-selling POPULAR MUSIC IN AMERICA, now in its fourth edition, remains the industry standard in breadth of coverage, readability, and musical focus. The text provides a rich account of the evolution of popular music from the mid-19th century to the present. Discussions highlight connections, contrasts, and patterns of influence among artists, styles, and eras. Coverage of listening skills allows students to place music of their choice in context. The Fourth Edition expands the coverage of country, Latin, world, and late 20th century music to give instructors more options to teach the course as they choose to. A major reorganization replaces long chapters with units broken into small chapters to make the material easier for students to read and master. Units are clearly defined by style and timeframe, and chapters feature narrowly focused objectives. This edition features a vibrant, richly illustrated, magazine-like design, plus numerous online resources. Almost all listening examples are available on iTunes via dedicated playlists; instructors who adopt the text will also receives copies of the heritage 3-CD set from the 3rd edition for personal, library, and class use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Introduction to 3D Spatial Visualization
✍Author : Sheryl Ann Sorby
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2003
✿Pages : 193
♠ISBN : 1401813895
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Introduction to 3D Spatial Visualization Book Synopsis : Take advantage of the power of technology to develop 3D spatial visualization skills and minimize the learning curve! This revolutionary multimedia CD-ROM and its companion workbook are aimed at helping users develop the skills they need for success in a variety of technical careers, including: engineering, architecture, medicine, computer database operation, chemistry, and more. Nine fun, easy-to-use modules provide first-hand experience in working with isometric drawings, orthographic projections, reflections and symmetry, surfaces and solids of revolution, plus combining solids. Each module consists of a multimedia software component, as well as a workbook component, enabling users to learn by doing. Whether integrated into courses that require extensive 3D spatial visualization, or used as a remediation tool to help students who may be struggling due to poorly developed skills, Introduction to 3D Spatial Visualization will provide every user with a highly interactive and long-lasting learning experience.

📒Building A Speech ✍ Sheldon Metcalfe

♠Book Title : Building a Speech
✍Author : Sheldon Metcalfe
♛Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
♣Release Date : 2003-07-21
✿Pages : 400
♠ISBN : 0534606601
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Building a Speech Book Synopsis : Metcalfe's BUILDING A SPEECH, Fifth Edition, continues the tradition of providing proven texts at lower prices. With 20 chapters organized into five units, BUILDING A SPEECH guides students through a step-by-step process of acquiring public speaking skills by observation, peer criticism, personal experience and instructor guidance. Readings and exercises provide assistance in developing informative and persuasive speeches as well as research and speechwriting skills. This book establishes a caring environment for the learning process through a conversational style that aims to both interest and motivate students, while conveying encouragement through topics such as apprehension and listening that will help students to realize that they are not alone in their struggles. It is grounded in the philosophy that students can master the steps of speech construction if provided with a caring environment, clear blueprints, and creative examples.

📒Sociology The Essentials ✍ Margaret L. Andersen

♠Book Title : Sociology The Essentials
✍Author : Margaret L. Andersen
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2016-01-01
✿Pages : 480
♠ISBN : 9781305856325
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Sociology The Essentials Book Synopsis : SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Ninth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, challenge common assumptions, and help students develop critical thinking skills as well as better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text employs a reader-friendly presentation and manageable structure, while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. Updated throughout with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, the text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒Introduction To Health Care ✍ Dakota Mitchell

♠Book Title : Introduction to Health Care
✍Author : Dakota Mitchell
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2016-02-01
✿Pages : 624
♠ISBN : 9781305574779
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Introduction to Health Care Book Synopsis : INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. This trusted text offers a comprehensive, yet highly accessible survey of both soft skills and basic clinical skills for those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. To prepare you for the realities of modern practice, the authors emphasize core competencies required by all health care professions, including communication, infection control, and professionalism. The text features a strong focus on developing critical thinking skills (thinking like a health care professional) through a five-step problem-solving model that includes assessing a situation, considering alternatives, choosing an appropriate alternative, evaluating the results, and revising as needed. This unique approach makes INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, an ideal resource to help you transition from simple memorization to effective application of professional skills in a real-world setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Macroeconomics A Contemporary Introduction
✍Author : William A. McEachern
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2016-01-01
✿Pages : 472
♠ISBN : 9781305505490
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Macroeconomics A Contemporary Introduction Book Synopsis : Readers gain a strong understanding of economic principles with the hundreds of lively examples found in McEachern’s MACROECONOMICS: A CONTEMPORARY INTRODUCTION, 11E. This book draws on familiar life experiences to help explain macroeconomic concepts, choices, institutions, and events. Interesting case studies, the latest research findings, and focused examples offer genuine insight into how economic principles work in today’s world. A friendly writing style is enhanced by learning features that make the material clear and more direct. Understandable graphs and exhibits include captions that summarize key points, color-coded curves, and helpful labels for clarification. MACROECONOMICS: A CONTEMPORARY INTRODUCTION, 11E emphasizes how a solid understanding of macroeconomics can enhance professional and personal success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Development Through Life A Psychosocial Approach
✍Author : Barbara M. Newman
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2017-04-12
✿Pages : 800
♠ISBN : 9781337098144
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Development Through Life A Psychosocial Approach Book Synopsis : Newman and Newman use a life-stage approach to present development across the life span, drawing on the psychosocial theory of Erik Erikson to provide a conceptual framework for the text. The authors address physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth in 11 life stages, from the prenatal period through elderhood, focusing on the idea that development results from the interdependence of these areas at every stage, and placing special emphasis on how optimal development may be fostered throughout life. Updated with new research findings throughout, DEVELOPMENT THROUGH LIFE: A PSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH, 13th Edition, provides a balanced view of normative patterns of development and diverse pathways, considering individual, family, cultural and societal factors that contribute to the diversity of life stories. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒Research Methods ✍ Theresa L. White

♠Book Title : Research Methods
✍Author : Theresa L. White
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2012-05-03
✿Pages : 480
♠ISBN : 9781285401676
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Research Methods Book Synopsis : Now in its 9th Edition, RESEARCH METHODS provides psychology students with a scientific approach to understanding their field of study and the world in general. The text's logical, step-by-step coverage is the result of decades of author experience. It includes all of the stages of the research process, from selecting the project and searching for literature, to choosing a protocol and getting published. Utilizing a wide variety of problems from psychological literature, RESEARCH METHODS also illustrates the many creative ways that psychology professionals design and conduct effective research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒Management ✍ Chuck Williams

♠Book Title : Management
✍Author : Chuck Williams
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2012-02-01
✿Pages : 848
♠ISBN : 9781133714361
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Management Book Synopsis : Make today's management theories and applications meaningful, memorable, and engaging for your students with MANAGEMENT. Master storyteller, award-winning educator, and accomplished author Chuck Williams uses a captivating narrative style to illuminate today's most important management concepts and to highlight practices that really work in today's workplace. Because students retain and better understand information that is personally relevant, Dr. Williams weaves more than 50 detailed, unforgettable examples and stories into each chapter in this edition. Proven learning features and self-assessments keep concepts intriguing and applicable to students' daily lives. In addition, fresh scenarios, new cases, and new video cases reflect the latest management innovations at work in well-known organizations throughout the world. The book's comprehensive support package further helps you prepare each student for managerial success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Instrumentation and Process Control
✍Author : Terry Bartelt
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2006-11-28
✿Pages : 320
♠ISBN : 9781418041717
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Instrumentation and Process Control Book Synopsis : This book provides comprehensive coverage of components, circuits, instruments, and control techniques used in today’s process control technology field. It is ideal for students and technicians who will be installing, troubleshooting, repairing, tuning, and calibrating devices in a process control facility. Following an overview of an industrial control loop, each element of the loop is explored in detail. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Television Production Handbook
✍Author : Herbert Zettl
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2014-01-01
✿Pages : 528
♠ISBN : 9781285052670
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Television Production Handbook Book Synopsis : In the field-defining text TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, author Herbert Zettl emphasizes how production proceeds in the digital age-from idea to image-and how it moves through the three major phases, from preproduction to production to postproduction. In this context, Zettl describes the necessary tools, considers what they can and cannot do, and explains how they are used to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness. This edition features the latest digital equipment and production techniques, including including stereo 3D, 3D camcorders, 4K and 8K digital cinema cameras, portable switchers, LED lighting instruments, and digital lighting control systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Drawing A Contemporary Approach
✍Author : Teel Sale
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2011-01-01
✿Pages : 336
♠ISBN : 9781111343606
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Cengage Advantage Books Drawing A Contemporary Approach Book Synopsis : 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.