Touch Typing in Ten Lessons

Touch Typing in Ten Lessons Author Ruth Ben'ary
ISBN-10 9780399515293
Release 1989-04-01
Pages 79
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Do you need to learn how to type in a hurry? Or do you just need a refresher course to practice with and tone up your skills? This is the shortest typing course that covers all of the fundamental skills of touch typing. This classic handbook, which has literally taught more than a million people the basies of typing, can teach you to type too. Touch Typing in 10 Lessons starts by teaching you the basic combinations for fingering the keyboard, and then helps you master the entire alphabet. Once you've learned the alphabet, the book jumps right into capitals, punctuation, and numbers. Learning the keyboard is just the beginning. The book will teach you how to set up professional business letters and tricks to help you get the most out of your typewriter (or word processor). There are dozens of drills that will help you develop the accuracy and speed you need in school and at the office. Finally, there are practice tests that will help you get over fears concerning typing tests and that will build up your speed on the keyboard. Book jacket.



Word processing for beginners

Word processing for beginners Author Elza Dinwiddie-Boyd
ISBN-10 0399516522
Release 1991-03-21
Pages 96
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Discusses terminology, equipment, care of disks, work at home, popular software, and other aspects, and provide advice on specific techniques such as saving, retrieving, editing, and formatting



Typing for Beginners

Typing for Beginners Author Betty Owen
ISBN-10 0399511474
Release 1985
Pages 80
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A basic typing hand book using the self-teaching, learn-at-your-own- speed methods of one of New York's most successful business schools. Includes simplified step-by-step instructions to teach you skilled use of the entire typewriter keyboard.



Keyboarding Made Simple

Keyboarding Made Simple Author Leigh E. Zeitz, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9780307434333
Release 2010-05-19
Pages 256
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Leave hunt-and-peck to the chickens. Effective and efficient keyboarding is more than tapping the correct letter. Designed for individual and classroom use, this book teaches you to react to letters instead of finding them on the keyboard. This breakthrough guide brims with step-by-step exercises for keyboarding with ease. Develop your digital dexterity with Keyboarding Made Simple. Topics covered include: • correct body positioning and posture • basic letters, numbers, and symbols • faster keyboarding using AutoWords and AutoBlends • using text alignment and justification • envelopes and letters • using columns to create newsletters • avoiding common errors • mastering the keypad • handling electronic communication From the Trade Paperback edition.



Touch Typing Made Simple

Touch Typing Made Simple Author Lillian S. Marks
ISBN-10 PSU:000056679823
Release 1985
Pages 173
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Demonstrates how to operate an electric typewriter or word processor, and provides lessons designed to develop ones speed and accuracy



Applying Your Typing Skills for Dummies

Applying Your Typing Skills for Dummies Author Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts
ISBN-10 0764567896
Release 2004-02-01
Pages 144
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Filled with practical tips on typing reports, letters and more.



50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology Author Scott O. Lilienfeld
ISBN-10 9781444360745
Release 2011-09-15
Pages 352
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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life Teaches essential critical thinking skills through detailed discussions of each myth Includes over 200 additional psychological myths for readers to explore Contains an Appendix of useful Web Sites for examining psychological myths Features a postscript of remarkable psychological findings that sound like myths but that are true Engaging and accessible writing style that appeals to students and lay readers alike



Discipline Punish

Discipline   Punish Author Michel Foucault
ISBN-10 9780307819291
Release 2012-04-18
Pages 352
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In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.



Conservation Biology for All

Conservation Biology for All Author Navjot S. Sodhi
ISBN-10 9780199554232
Release 2010
Pages 344
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Conservation Biology for All provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science to a global readership. A series of authoritative chapters have been written by the top names in conservation biology with the principal aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible. Important topics such as balancing conversion and human needs, climate change, conservation planning, designing and analyzing conservation research, ecosystem services, endangered species management, extinctions, fire, habitat loss, and invasive species are covered. Numerous textboxes describing additional relevant material or case studies are also included. The global biodiversity crisis is now unstoppable; what can be saved in the developing world will require an educated constituency in both the developing and developed world. Habitat loss is particularly acute in developing countries, which is of special concern because it tends to be these locations where the greatest species diversity and richest centres of endemism are to be found. Sadly, developing world conservation scientists have found it difficult to access an authoritative textbook, which is particularly ironic since it is these countries where the potential benefits of knowledge application are greatest. There is now an urgent need to educate the next generation of scientists in developing countries, so that they are in a better position to protect their natural resources.



The Only Astrology Book You ll Ever Need

The Only Astrology Book You ll Ever Need Author Joanna Martine Woolfolk
ISBN-10 9781589796911
Release 2012-02-16
Pages 504
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This new edition of The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need is packed with updated information on Sun signs, Moon signs, Ascending signs, the placement of Planets in your Houses, and the latest astronomical discoveries. This book provides the compatibility between every sign (144 combinations) and dispenses advice about health, money, lifestyle, and romance, while also offering advice on dealing with the negative aspects of each sign. This edition also takes an even closer look at the inner life of the individual and the emotional needs that motivate a person. Chapters include a look back on the history and mythology of astrology as well as the newest developments in astronomy. This is an indispensable source book for unlocking the mysteries of the cosmos through the twenty-first century and beyond.



The Research Imagination

The Research Imagination Author Paul S. Gray
ISBN-10 9781139467025
Release 2007-08-13
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The idea that science is a blueprint for research, and imagination gives research its life and purpose inspired this comprehensive explanation of research methodology. The authors' decades of experience have revealed that research is a craft requiring judgment and creativity, not simply memorization and application of the rules of science. Whether one is conducting an intimate one-on-one interview or a large-scale examination of an entire society, human imagination and scientific principles of inquiry go hand in hand. To that end, this book emphasizes scientific method, but also acknowledges its critics. It covers a wide variety of data-collection techniques, but presents them as reinforcing rather than competing with one another, thus striking a balance between qualitative and quantitative methods. It is designed for students and instructors who want a comprehensive treatment of a variety of research techniques with special emphasis on qualitative approaches.



Algorithmics

Algorithmics Author David Harel
ISBN-10 0321117840
Release 2004
Pages 513
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The best selling 'Algorithmics' presents the most important, concepts, methods and results that are fundamental to the science of computing. It starts by introducing the basic ideas of algorithms, including their structures and methods of data manipulation. It then goes on to demonstrate how to design accurate and efficient algorithms, and discusses their inherent limitations. As the author himself says in the preface to the book; 'This book attempts to present a readable account of some of the most important and basic topics of computer science, stressing the fundamental and robust nature of the science in a form that is virtually independent of the details of specific computers, languages and formalisms'.



Applying UML and Patterns

Applying UML and Patterns Author Craig Larman
ISBN-10 0130925691
Release 2002
Pages 627
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An update to the bestselling UML classic, this title has been revised to cover the unified process and Rational Software's processes. Larman also shows developers how to make practical use of the most significant recent developments in object-oriented analysis and design.



Introduction to Information Retrieval

Introduction to Information Retrieval Author Christopher D. Manning
ISBN-10 9781139472104
Release 2008-07-07
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Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.



Embracing the Fog of War

Embracing the Fog of War Author Ben Connable
ISBN-10 9780833068385
Release 2012-04-06
Pages 340
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The unpredictable counterinsurgency environment challenges centralized, quantitative campaign assessment. A comprehensive examination of the centralized, quantitative approach to assessment, as described in the literature and doctrine and applied in two primary case studies (Vietnam and Afghanistan), reveals weaknesses and gaps and proposes an alternative process: contextual assessment.



Fundamentals of Biomechanics

Fundamentals of Biomechanics Author Duane Knudson
ISBN-10 9780387493121
Release 2007-05-28
Pages 354
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Blending up-to-date biomechanical knowledge with professional application knowledge, this second edition presents a clear, conceptual approach to understanding biomechanics within the context of the qualitative analysis of human movement. It develops nine principles of biomechanics, which provide an applied structure for biomechanical concepts, and the application of each principle is fully explored in several chapters. The book also offers real-world examples of the application of biomechanics, which emphasize how biomechanics is integrated with the other subdisciplines of kinesiology to contribute to qualitative analysis of human movement.



Fundamentals of Weed Science

Fundamentals of Weed Science Author Robert L Zimdahl
ISBN-10 9780123978189
Release 2013-08-09
Pages 664
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This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management and strives to place them in an ecological framework. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds--without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible. Each agricultural discipline sees itself as central to agriculture's success and continued progress, and weed science is no exception. While not denying the importance of weed management to successful agriculture, this book places it in a larger ecological context. The roles of culture, economics, and politics in weed management are also discussed, enabling scientists and students to understand the larger effects on society. Information on New herbicides included, along with the old herbicides that are important for understanding the history New section on weed resistance to herbicides and genetic engineering New information on invasive plants Expanded chapters on Biological Control, Pesticide Legislation and Regulation, Weed Management Systems, and more Instructor resources can be found at http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/Login.aspx, and it is password protected. Please contact your sales representative at [email protected] for access to the instructor resources. The insturctor site consists of chapter questions, essay questions, an exam and images from the book