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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Suggested Books of the Week 28, 2018

Check out these books below by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

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The Cambridge Handbook of Group Interaction Analysis 

The Cambridge Handbook  
of Group Interaction Analysis
This Handbook provides a compendium of research methods that are essential for studying interaction and communication across the behavioral sciences. Focusing on coding of verbal and nonverbal behavior and interaction, the Handbook is organized into five parts...
This is an essential reference for all who study communication in teams and groups.
  • Combines the expertise of 76 leading researchers with rich theoretical and practical knowledge
  • The book is applicable to different areas across many disciplines of the behavioral sciences, including psychology, management studies, communication, and education
  • Presents a unique collection of coding schemes developed to study various constructs relevant to interaction research
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An Introduction to Music Studies

An Introduction
to Music Studies
Why study music? How much practical use is it in the modern world? This introduction proves how studying music is of great value both in its own terms and also in the post-university careers marketplace.
The book explains the basic concepts and issues involved in the academic study of music, draws attention to vital connections across the field and encourages critical thinking over a broad range of music-related issues.
  • Outlines the major benefits of studying music at degree level and covers the diverse approaches and topics a music student can expect to encounter on their course
  • Glossaries provide clear definitions of key terms in music studies
  • Textboxes contain concise summaries of essential information and present illustrative case studies to clarify important themes
  • The RHUL Music Department has been ranked as the No. 1 Music department in the country (and joint No. 2 department of any kind, including sciences, in the whole country)
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Teaching Secondary Science
Theory and Practice


Teaching Secondary Science 
Theory and Practice
Teaching Secondary Science: Theory and Practice provides a dynamic approach to preparing preservice science teachers for practice. Divided into two parts - theory and practice - the text allows students to first become confident in the theory of teaching science before showing how this theory can be applied to practice through ideas for implementation, such as sample lesson plans...
This book includes a single-use twelve-month subscription to Cambridge Dynamic Science.
  • Brings together an expert team of authors comprising leading science education researchers and practicing teachers from across Australia
  • Divides the theory and practice of teaching secondary science, allowing students to master the theory before learning how to implement it in their own teaching
  • Fosters each preservice teacher's science teacher identity
  • Provides practical examples across year levels and subject areas that students can adapt to use in their own teaching
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Complex Analysis 

Complex Analysis
This new edition of a classic textbook develops complex analysis from the established theory of real analysis by emphasising the differences that arise as a result of the richer geometry of the complex plane...
With numerous worked examples and exercises, clear and direct proofs, and a view to the future of the subject, this is an invaluable companion for any modern complex analysis course.
  • Using simple topological ideas of continuity and connectivity, this textbook explains the differences between real and complex analysis as a consequence of the richer geometry of the complex plane and teaches students to translate visual intuition into rigorous proof
  • Introduces a simple formal definition of an extension field containing infinitesimal quantities to show the connection between pure and applied approaches - students grasp the continuing evolution of mathematical ideas
  • Includes supplementary material showing in more detail the changes between the previous edition and this one
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Introduction to Philosophy 

Introduction to Philosophy
Introduce your students to philosophy with the most widely used, trusted, and comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary readings available.
Easy to use for both students and instructors, Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings incorporates boldfaced key terms (listed after each reading and defined in the glossary), a "Logical Toolkit," a guide to writing philosophy papers, and study questions after each reading selection.
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Philosophy Here and Now

Philosophy Here and Now
Philosophy Here and Now: Powerful Ideas in Everyday Life, Third Edition, is a topically organized hybrid text/reader that helps students understand, appreciate, and even do philosophy. The book emphasizes philosophical writing, reinforced with step-by-step coaching in how to write argumentative essays and supported by multiple opportunities to hone critical thinking.
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The Second Age of Computer Science

The Second Age 
 of Computer Science
By the end of the 1960s, a new discipline named computer science had come into being. A new scientific paradigm--the 'computational paradigm'--was in place, suggesting that computer science had reached a certain level of maturity. Yet as a science it was still precociously young...
This book describes the evolution of computer science in this second age in the form of seven overlapping, intermingling, parallel histories that unfold concurrently in the course of the two decades. 
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Statistics in Music Education Research

Statistics in Music
Education Research
In Statistics in Music Education Research, author Joshua Russell offers a new course book that explains the process of using a range of statistical analyses from inception to research design to data entry to final analysis using understandable descriptions and examples from extant music education research.
  • All examples from within the field of music education
  • Offers step-by-step instructions for application and understanding
  • Comprehensive companion website with data sets

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Enjoy your reading!    

Source: Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press
 


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