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The Hidden Link Between Vision and Learning: Why Millions of Learning-Disabled Children Are Misdiagnosed

Wendy Rosen · Rowman and Littlefield
Pages: 183
Format: Print book

Vision, in all its complexity, is more than meets the eye. The knowledge that lies between the covers of this book will define, with depth and clarity, what this magnificent sense actually encompasses and why it is critical to the learning process. Far beyond 20/20, vision involves more...
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The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day? We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting for Outlook to load, or sitting hunched in front of a screen for an hour longer...
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Checklist for Change: Making American Higher Education a Sustainable Enterprise

Robert Zemsky · Rutgers University Press
Format: Hardcover

Almost every day American higher education is making news with a list of problems that includes the incoherent nature of the curriculum, the resistance of the faculty to change, and the influential role of the federal government both through major investments in student aid and intrusive...
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Web Words That Work: Writing Online Copy That Sells

Michael Miller · Pearson P T R
Pages: 283
Format: Print book

Write great search-optimized, customer-optimized web copy! (No experience? No problem!) Need to put together a website? Or post to your company's Facebook page? Or write a great Google AdWords ad? You know it's important. Your image is at stake. Maybe a lot ofmoney, too. But you're...
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Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Ole G Mouritsen · Columbia Univ Pr
Pages: 263
Format: Print book

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes -- sour, sweet, salty, and bitter -- that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past century, an additional flavor has entered the culinary lexicon: umami, a fifth...
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Craft Beer for the Homebrewer: Recipes from America's Top Brewmasters

Michael Agnew · Motorbooks Intl
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

As the craft beer craze continues to sweep the nation, more and more people are deciding to try their hand at creating their own perfect brew. In Craft Beer for the Homebrewer, beer writer and certified cicerone (think sommelier for beer) Michael Agnew merges the passions of consumption...
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Perfume: The art and craft of fragrance

Karen Gilbert · CICO Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

A complete introduction to the psychology and science of perfume, with instructions on using and layering scent, and making your own perfumed sprays, oils, and bath and body products. At a time when advertising bombards us with the hard sell for the latest celebrity perfumes, fragrance...
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Best 380 colleges 2017.

Princeton Review. · Random House
Pages: 880
Format:  Print book : English

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HELPING STUDENTS SELECT THE PERFECT COLLEGE!The Princeton Review started publishing The Best Colleges in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. A quarter-century and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single "best"...
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Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Eve Herold · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology,...
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Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education

Mark Edmundson · Bloomsbury USA; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Mark Edmundsons essays reclaim college not as the province of high-priced tuition, career training, and interactive online courses, but as the place where serious people go to broaden their minds and learn to live the rest of their lives.A renowned professor of English at the University...
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The Secret Life of Stories: From Don Quixote to Harry Potter, How Understanding Intellectual Disability Transforms the Way We Read

Michael Bérubé · New York University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Narrative informs everything we think, do, plan, remember, and imagine. We tell stories and we listen to stories, gauging their "well-formedness" within a couple of years of learning to walk and talk. Some argue that the capacity to understand narrative is innate to our species;...
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The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Simon Schama · Oxford University Press
Pages: 632
Format: Print book

Author of a number of celebrated works, including the bestselling The Story of the Jews and Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Simon Schama's latest book fuses history and art to create a tour de force of narrative sweep and illuminating insight. Using images from works-paintings,...
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College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education

Ryan Craig · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

For nearly two decades, pundits have been predicting the demise of higher education in the United States. Our colleges and universities will soon find themselves competing for students with universities from around the world. With the advent of massive open online courses ("MOOCS")...
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Welding

Don Geary · McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

LEARN THE ART OF WELDING FROM THE GROUND UP Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, Welding, Second Edition provides an easy-to-follow introduction to oxyacetylene welding and cutting, soldering, and basic metal properties. You'll learn how to set up your workshop,...
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