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This book explores the theoretical foundations of gamification in learning and education. It has become increasingly difficult to engage and motivate students. Gamification not only makes learning interesting, but also allows game players to solve problems and learn lessons through repeated attempts and failures. This "positive failure" can motivate students to attempt a difficult mission. Chapters in this volume cover topics... more...

Winner of a 2013 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award Drawing on conversations with hundreds of professors, co-curricular educators, administrators, and students from institutions spanning the entire spectrum of American colleges and universities, the Jacobsens illustrate how religion is constructively intertwined with the work of higher education in the twenty-first century. No Longer Invisible documents how, after decades... more...

Designed to accompany the Collins Easy Learning German Dictionary, this reference offers beginners a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of German Perfect for all those learning German at school, at work, or at home, this guide provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented... more...

The world of yoga has exploded since the first edition of Instructing Hatha Yoga was published in 2006. Millions more enthusiasts worldwide are experiencing the physical benefits and mindful awareness of yoga in gyms and spas, the training rooms of professional sport teams, prisons and hospitals, and even classrooms. With the increasing demand for qualified yoga teachers who can meet the needs of a diverse group of students, this... more...

Neukrug's comprehensive introductory text gives students an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with great clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through the many... more...


This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides readers through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. The Seventh Edition integrates... more...

Engineering for Business features teaching materials and case studies developed for senior undergraduate courses in engineering and business and graduate-level classes in Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Technology Management. This work surveys the more robust quantitative tools and techniques used to facilitate decision-making in business and uses case studies to illustrate their application. Where appropriate, the... more...

The rigors of today's mandated academic standards can repurpose your library's role as a steward of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) at your school. This guide will help you help teachers present exciting, field-tested lessons for elementary grades K through 5, addressing developmental steps and individual differences in key competencies in the CCSS. Authors and educators Mary Ratzer and Paige Jaeger illustrate how brain-based... more...

Numerical mathematics is a subtopic of scientific computing. The focus lies on the efficiency of algorithms, i.e. speed, reliability, and robustness. This leads to adaptive algorithms. The theoretical derivation und analyses of algorithms are kept as elementary as possible in this book; the needed sligtly advanced mathematical theory is summarized in the appendix. Numerous figures and illustrating examples explain the complex data, as non-trivial... more...

Understanding Fractions Visually Second Edition Colour Completely rewritten and greatly simplified with additional content.  Easy, logically ordered and illustrated with coloured shapes, words, basic equations etc.  Covers all common fractions; halves, quarters, eighths, fifths, tenths, thirds, sixths and ninths - each from nothing to whole!  Shows every fraction in 4 different ways: shape,... more...