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Product Description: Critical thinking is a major and enduring aspect of higher education and the development of criticality in students has long been a core aim. However, understandings of criticality are conceptually and empirically unclear. The book combines a well developed conceptual discussion of the nature of criticality appropriate for the twenty-first century, the extent to which it is attainable by arts and social science undergraduates, and the paths by which it is developed during students' higher education experiences...read more

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9780826441171 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 26, 2011, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: A rounded conceptual vision of criticality in higher education for the twenty-first century, demontrating ways forward in theory, research and practice of critical thinking.

Paperback:

9781441137876 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 24, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Critical thinking is a major and enduring aspect of higher education and the development of criticality in students has long been a core aim.

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Product Description: Moving debates about ICT and higher education beyond a simple focus on e-learning, this book takes into consideration the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.Discussing what is meant by e-business, why e-business approaches are relevant to universities and colleges and the key issues this raises for post-secondary education, this book: examines emerging technologies and provides examples of what an e-institution for education might look like explores what can be learnt from e-business in re-defining the relationships between enterprises and their users and in developing processes to improve services and competitive advantage considers how to improve administrative efficiency, implement faster access and response to information, enhance skills and knowledge development and improve the student experience examines technological innovation and integration, leadership styles, risk assessment and cost-benefit type analyses, re-designing existing organisational frameworks, techniques for overcoming barriers to change and successfully implementing change and the types of technologies required for an e-integrated educational provision In a highly competitive educational marketplace, institutions need to react to and embrace new technologies to provide rich and competitive learning environments for the students of tomorrow...read more
By Peter Ford (editor)

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9780415419864 | Routledge, January 15, 2008, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Moving debates about ICT and higher education beyond a simple focus on e-learning, this book takes into consideration the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.

Paperback:

9780415419871 | Routledge, January 15, 2008, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Discussing what is meant by e-business and why e-business approaches are relevant to universities and colleges, this book considers debates about ICT and higher education to explore the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.

Product Description: High-temperature superconductors are one of the most active areas of research in condensed matter physics. The authors here discuss the development of the science that has produced superconductors. Beginning with the first liquefaction of helium, the book explains the Meissner effect and then moves to the key work of Nobel prize-winners Bednorz and Muller...read more

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9780748407835 | Taylor & Francis, April 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: High-temperature superconductors are one of the most active areas of research in condensed matter physics.

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Product Description: Joseph Carey Merrick, born in England on August 5, 1862, is better known as The Elephant Man. Through horrible physical deformities which were almost impossible to describe, he spent much of his life exhibited as a fairground freak until even nineteenth-century sensibilities could take no more...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780805281590 | Rev ill su edition (Not Applicable, October 1, 1983), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This book tells the story of the life of one man who suffered from neurofibromatosis.

Paperback:

9780749005160, titled "True History of the Elephant Man" | Allison & Busby, September 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Joseph Carey Merrick, born in England on August 5, 1862, is better known as The Elephant Man.
9780140165159 | Penguin USA, May 1, 1993, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A biographical and medical exploration of the tormented life of John Merrick, a nineteenth-century cripple who became the most famous 'professional freak' in history

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Product Description: Here's a comprehensive guide to keeping farm animals in backyards, paddocks, or on larger tracts of land. The book is divided into separate sections that present basic facts and advice on raising and keeping chickens, ducks, geese, beehives, sheep, and goats...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780764152122 | Barrons Educational Series Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Here's a comprehensive guide to keeping farm animals in backyards, paddocks, or on larger tracts of land.

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9780860254409 | Ian Henry Pubns, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.00

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9780860254201 | Unabridged edition (Ian Henry Pubns, October 1, 1999), cover price $14.00

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Product Description: This book offers a generic model which can be used by managers of any individual learning institution in order to develop an appropriate learning environment architecture of their own. It provides a method for creating a framework within which strategies, business processes and supporting information systems can be developed and changed to meet the objectives of an institution with maximum overall effectiveness...read more

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9780335197927 | Open Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $112.95 | About this edition: This book offers a generic model which can be used by managers of any individual learning institution in order to develop an appropriate learning environment architecture of their own.

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Provides brief descriptions of various jobs connected with professional sports, including athlete, coach, official, marketing, and team management (view table of contents)
By Peter Ford (photographer) and Jeff Savage

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9781560652939 | Lifematters, July 1, 1996, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Provides brief descriptions of various jobs connected with professional sports, including athlete, coach, official, marketing, and team management

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A guide to the health care professions including brief descriptions of various jobs in allied health fields
By Peter Ford (illustrator) and Bill Lund

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9781560652922 | Lifematters, July 1, 1996, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: A guide to the health care professions including brief descriptions of various jobs in allied health fields

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Covers the whole range of teddy bears and associated collectibles--night lights, doll's house teddy bears, and other forms--as well as advice on buying and caring for the collection

Hardcover:

9780785805427, titled "Collector's Guide to Teddy Bears" | Book Sales, March 1, 1996, cover price $6.98
9780792453499, titled "Collectors Guide to Teddy Bears" | Bdd Promotional Book Co, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.98 | About this edition: Covers the whole range of teddy bears and associated collectibles--night lights, doll's house teddy bears, and other forms--as well as advice on buying and caring for the collection

Product Description: This book concerns the embattled state of social work, and the potential role of social work education in confronting attacks upon it. Contributions from five British universities analyse the forces underlying recent trends, and resources that already exist or might be developed to counter them...read more
By Center for Evaluative and Developmental Research (other contributor), Peter Ford (editor) and Patrick Hayes (editor)

Hardcover:

9781859722770 | Avebury, February 1, 1996, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: This book concerns the embattled state of social work, and the potential role of social work education in confronting attacks upon it.

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An English journalist describes his travels along the Central American Caribbean coast from Belize to Panama

Hardcover:

9780670828272 | Viking Pr, August 1, 1991, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: An English journalist describes his travels along the Central American Caribbean coast from Belize to Panama

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Twelve recreated medical cases--from Robert Bruce to the Marquis de Sade--demonstrate how doctors throughout history have had to become detectives to track down the elusive causes of infectious diseases and unexplained deaths

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9780394547978 | Random House Inc, December 1, 1985, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Twelve recreated medical cases--from Robert Bruce to the Marquis de Sade--demonstrate how doctors throughout history have had to become detectives to track down the elusive causes of infectious diseases and unexplained deaths

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Tells the story of John Merrick, an Englishman disfigured by disease and exhibited in Victorian sideshows
By Peter Ford, Robert Geary (illustrator) and Michael Howell

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9780850315318 | Allison & Busby, November 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Follows the life of Joseph Merrick, called the Elephant Man because of a deformity, from his early years as a sideshow attraction to his death in a London hospital in 1890.

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