Essentials of Educational Psychology still provides a comprehensive overview of theories, research, and educational implications related to learning and cognition, motivation, child and adolescent development, instructional methods, classroom management, and assessment.
A practice-oriented learning system that breaks the traditional textbook mold.
To help the student focus on the most important concepts–and effectively practice application of those concepts–Foundations of Macroeconomics is structured around a Checklist/Checkpoint system. The result is a patient, confidence-building textbook that prepares the student to use economics in their everyday life, regardless of what their future career will be.
A workbook for electricity and magnetism in introductory physics courses.
TIPERs (Tasks Inspired by Physics Education Research) is the most complete set of conceptual exercises (tasks) available for electricity and magnetism. This workbook contains OVER 300 tasks that focus on conceptual understanding and reinforce the sense that the ideas of science have coherence and power that extends beyond the facts and equations.
UNDERSTANDING THE ESSENTIALS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING, 2/e introduces all foundational elements of critical care nursing that are essential to delivering safe, effective care, and provide the basis for the eventual delivery of sophisticated, expert care. It focuses on the techniques and concepts most important for novice critical care nurses to understand, and the care of patients with the most common critical illnesses, establishing the groundwork students need to become increasingly effective and capable of offering increasingly advanced care. Key topics include: nursing assessment of critically ill patients; evidence based practices; safety initiatives; commonly used medications; and leading technologies for providing better care. This edition contains extensive new coverage ranging from 2010 AHA Guidelines to safety and evidence-based practice; and calls greater attention to nursing actions associated with collaborative care.
Corrections: The Essentials, is a comprehensive, yet compact version of corrections by two esteemed authors who are experts in the field. The text addresses the most important topics in corrections in a shorter and more cost-effective format. The Second Edition continues to cover the history, development, and future of corrections as well as provides new coverage of Ethics and the Death Penalty. The book’s brevity makes it an excellent core textbook that can easily be supplemented with additional reading materials.