Definition of Suicide

Author: Edwin Shneidman
Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated
ISBN: 146162813X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Shneidman presents basic ideas of the common characteristics of suicide. He offers a fresh definition of the phenomenon, which includes direct implications for preventive action.

The Catskills Alive

Author: Francine Silverman
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1588431436
Format: PDF
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Less than a day's drive from New York City, Boston or Philadelphia, the Catskills have long been a popular weekend and summer retreat for city folk. The area offers fine accommodations, top-notch dining and spectacular surroundings. This book profiles hundreds of hotels and restaurants, with an emphasis on the very best places. Daytime activities - shopping, antique-hunting and more - are featured.

Visible Learning

Author: John Hattie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134024126
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many millions of students and represents the largest ever evidence based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Areas covered include the influence of the student, home, school, curricula, teacher, and teaching strategies. A model of teaching and learning is developed based on the notion of visible teaching and visible learning. A major message is that what works best for students is similar to what works best for teachers – an attention to setting challenging learning intentions, being clear about what success means, and an attention to learning strategies for developing conceptual understanding about what teachers and students know and understand. Although the current evidence based fad has turned into a debate about test scores, this book is about using evidence to build and defend a model of teaching and learning. A major contribution is a fascinating benchmark/dashboard for comparing many innovations in teaching and schools.

A Wedding at Leopard Tree Lodge

Author: Liz Fielding
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426855230
Format: PDF, Docs
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Events planner Josie Fowler has scooped the wildest celebrity wedding of the year in a luxury lodge hotel in Botswana! She's surrounded by prowling leopards and crocodile-filled rivers, but more dangerous to her sanity is the resort owner—enigmatic entrepreneur Gideon McGrath. As Josie wrestles with taffeta and table plans, Gideon's take-charge approach is getting in her way—and his sexy smile is getting under her skin….

Shell Theory

Author: F.I. Niordson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444599096
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This account of the theory of plates and shells is written primarily as a textbook for graduate students in mechanical and civil engineering. The unified treatment of shells of arbitrary shape is accomplished by tensor analysis. This useful tool is introduced in the first chapter, and no knowledge of advanced mathematical methods is required. The general theory developed in the first eight chapters is applied in the remaining part to thin elastic plates and shells with special emphasis on engineering methods and engineering applications. A number of detailed examples illustrate the theory.

Gangbangers

Author: Loren W. Christensen
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9781581600476
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Many people in America think that gang violence is concentrated in the inner cities of New York, Los Many people in America think that gang violence is concentrated in the inner cities of New York, Los Angeles and other isolated metropolitan areas. They are mistaken, says Loren Christensen, a veteran Portland, Oregon, gang-enforcement officer. After completing Skinhead Street Gangs, Christensen went back to the streets to see what's happening with gangs, and what he found scared the hell out of him! He found that gangs are everywhere and are here to stay - in the big cities and small towns, in the suburbs and the rural areas, on both coasts and in the heartland. His research also showed that gangs are equal-opportunity destroyers. Their members - and victims - are white, black, Hispanic and Asian. His most disturbing discovery was that gangs are nastier than ever. Ten years ago gangbangers fought with fists, clubs and pistols. Now they have lots of incredible firepower, and they don't think twice about using it. Here, Christensen lets gang members, former gang members and street cops tell you in their own words how gangbangers think, why they are so violent, who they target and what (if anything) can be done to curb the growth of gangs in America.

Time and Life Management for Medical Students and Residents

Author: Michael Sabel
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3132413992
Format: PDF, Docs
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As grueling as medical studies and training are, with appropriate discipline and time management it is possible to stay afloat, maintain one's sanity, achieve one's goals, and still enjoy a fulfilling life. It is the purpose of this book to stimulate thought processes that nurture a healthy attitude toward organizing one's time and life so as to improve one's own quality of life as well as the patient's well-being. Topics include: The macro-perspective: goals, roles, regeneration The micro-perspective: from goal to action Planning your week Acute disaster management: three major points Anxiety management and the "power of now" Networking; finding and working with mentors; reevaluating; learning from errors Junior residents and interns will benefit greatly from this handy guide, as will medical students in their rotations.

Toyota Corolla and Geo Chev Prizm Auto Repair Manual 93 02

Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563924552
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Inside this manual the reader will learn to do routine maintenance, tune-up procedures, engine repair, along with aspects of your car such as cooling and heating, air conditioning, fuel and exhaust, emissions control, ignition, brakes, suspension and steering, electrical systems, wiring diagrams.

Toyota Corolla Geo Chevrolet Prizm Automotive Repair Manual

Author: Jay Storer
Publisher: Haynes Publishing
ISBN: 9781563923951
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Total Car Care is the most complete, step-by-step automotive repair manual you'll ever use. All repair procedures are supported by detailed specifications, exploded views, and photographs. From the simplest repair procedure to the most complex, trust Chilton's Total Car Care to give you everything you need to do the job. Save time and money by doing it yourself, with the confidence only a Chilton Repair Manual can provide.

Fostering Entrepreneurship

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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What is "entrepreneurship"? It is much more than the competition and risk taking of starting your own business. Enterprises create jobs and wealth. Without the dynamism they bring to the economy, the challenges of globalisation and structural change ...