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Quotable Quotes

Author : Editors of Reader's Digest
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A thorough revision and update of the best-selling Reader’s Digest original Quotable Quotes will bring this timeless classic into the 21st century. The new collection will feature words of wisdom, wry witticisms, provocative opinions, and inspiring reflections from history's greatest figures, such as Benjamin Franklin, William Shakespeare, Socrates, Abraham Lincoln and scores more. It will also contain the best quips and quotes from modern celebrities like Colin Powell, Garrison Keillor, John Stewart, Steve Jobs, J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, Conan O'Brien, Jerry Seinfeld, Barack and Michele Obama, Lady Gaga, and well beyond. Sometimes all it takes is a poignant observation to turn our entire outlook on a topic, or even life itself, upside down. Whether readers are looking to polish a speech, get a quick laugh, or be inspired by the wisdom of the world's greatest minds, Quotable Quotes will provide them with unique insights and revelatory perceptions. With this up-to-date yet timeless edition, this book will have relevance for all readers, old and young, on subjects that range from life to the universe and everything in between: family, friends, work, death, taxes, religion, the modern world, literature, pop culture, and more. "Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets" --Steve Jobs "The world is more malleable than you think, and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape." --Bono

Natural Language Processing for Social Media Second Edition

Author : Atefeh Farzindar
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In recent years, online social networking has revolutionized interpersonal communication. The newer research on language analysis in social media has been increasingly focusing on the latter's impact on our daily lives, both on a personal and a professional level. Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the most promising avenues for social media data processing. It is a scientific challenge to develop powerful methods and algorithms which extract relevant information from a large volume of data coming from multiple sources and languages in various formats or in free form. We discuss the challenges in analyzing social media texts in contrast with traditional documents. Research methods in information extraction, automatic categorization and clustering, automatic summarization and indexing, and statistical machine translation need to be adapted to a new kind of data. This book reviews the current research on NLP tools and methods for processing the non-traditional information from social media data that is available in large amounts (big data), and shows how innovative NLP approaches can integrate appropriate linguistic information in various fields such as social media monitoring, healthcare, business intelligence, industry, marketing, and security and defence. We review the existing evaluation metrics for NLP and social media applications, and the new efforts in evaluation campaigns or shared tasks on new datasets collected from social media. Such tasks are organized by the Association for Computational Linguistics (such as SemEval tasks) or by the National Institute of Standards and Technology via the Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) and the Text Analysis Conference (TAC). In the concluding chapter, we discuss the importance of this dynamic discipline and its great potential for NLP in the coming decade, in the context of changes in mobile technology, cloud computing, virtual reality, and social networking. In this second edition, we have added information about recent progress in the tasks and applications presented in the first edition. We discuss new methods and their results. The number of research projects and publications that use social media data is constantly increasing due to continuously growing amounts of social media data and the need to automatically process them. We have added 85 new references to the more than 300 references from the first edition. Besides updating each section, we have added a new application (digital marketing) to the section on media monitoring and we have augmented the section on healthcare applications with an extended discussion of recent research on detecting signs of mental illness from social media.

Using Music to Enhance Student Learning

Author : Jana R. Fallin, PhD
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Using Music to Enhance Student Learning: A Practical Guide for Elementary Classroom Teachers, Third Edition, provides Elementary Education students with the tools and pedagogical skills they need to integrate music into the general education classroom setting. The goal of this interdisciplinary approach is to increase student engagement in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies—with minimal music theory involved—while stimulating social and emotional development. Supported by current research in an ever-changing field, the strategies and methods collected here are suitable for pre- and in-service teachers alike, highlighting intuitive musical pathways that are effective in maintaining a student’s attention, building motivation, and enhancing learning in all subjects. New to this edition: A new chapter—"The Brain Connection"—detailing music’s impact on learning Updated listening maps, unique to Using Music to Enhance Student Learning and its teaching method A revised and comprehensive songbook as an appendix—no longer a separate booklet Updated listening examples to reflect diverse populations Modified references throughout to account for recent research A robust companion website features full-color animated listening maps, streaming audio tracks, sample syllabi and quizzes, assignment rubrics, links for additional resources, and more. Ideal for promoting learning experiences in both music and general classroom subjects, Using Music to Enhance Student Learning presents musical integration strategies that are practical, efficient, and easy to infuse into standard curricula.

Remaining Relevant

Author : Rob Nixon
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‘Remaining Relevant’ is practical and practiced advice for accountants to remain relevant in a ‘disrupted’ industry and has been described as “the most important business book that you will read this year.” Anthony S Bongiorno, The Bongiorno Group. The explosion of cloud computing and its impact on the accounting industry is the impetus for ‘Remaining Relevant’, which is all about the future of the accounting profession - essential reading in this manual for an accountant’s success. “Technology is enabling and will demand the accounting profession to transform. From the changing the engagement and service mix within a firm, to fixed fee billing and off shoring ... everything is up for review. As long-term industry insider and visionary, Rob has the unique capability to help accountants focus on what is important through his direct, and at times confronting, analysis of the profession. A must read.” Tim Reed, MYOB CEO “Rob Nixon is to accounting what Peter Drucker was to strategy: He creates new paradigms and fresh approaches to a discipline that would be headed for the doldrums without him.” Alan Weiss, PhD, Author, Million Dollar Consulting Rhode Island, USA “The accounting game is changing forever. Any partner who doesn’t acknowledge this is kidding themselves. The age of the dinosaur firm is coming to an end, and this book is a must for any accountant who wants to remain relevant in the 21st Century.” Chris Hooper, CEO, Accodex Adelaide, Australia

Instruction and Training for Enhanced Reference Service

Author : Anne Cerstvik Nolan
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Contemporary Mathematics for Business Consumers Brief Edition

Author : Robert Brechner
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Overcome your math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner/Bergeman’s CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, BRIEF 8E. Refined and enhanced over eight editions, this text continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model that allows you to progress one topic at a time without being intimidated or overwhelmed. This edition offers a reader-friendly design with a wealth of engaging learning features that connect the latest business news to chapter topics and provide helpful personal money tips. You will immediately practice concepts to reinforce learning and hone essential skills with more than 2,000 proven exercises. Jump Start problems introduce each new topic in the section exercise sets and provide a worked-out solution to help you get started. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Learning To Counsel 4th Edition

Author : Jan Sutton
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Drawing on their numerous years experience as counsellors, tutors, and writers, Jan Sutton and William Stewart introduce readers to the basic principles that underpin counselling practice. Written in a clear, concise and jargon-free style, and with its wealth of case studies, examples of skills in practice, and practical exercises, this new edition is an ideal text for those embarking on a counselling or psychotherapy course, trainee counsellors, counselling tutors to use in training, professionals working in the area of health care, management and education, and counsellors working in the voluntary sector. It provides insight into various counselling approaches; clarifies the nature of counselling and the role of the counsellor, and assists readers to develop a repertoire of key counselling skills and qualities, such as active listening, genuineness, unconditional positive regard, empathy, goal-setting, etc. The book also addresses the important issues of ongoing supervision to enhance counselling practice, and counsellor self-care to reduce the risk of burnout.

Learning To Counsel 3rd Edition

Author : Jan Sutton
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he new edition of this popular and userfriendly book has been thoughtfully revised, updated and expanded. Fresh informationhas been added to keep pace with the rapidly advancing field of counselling and psychotherapy.Learning to Counsel, Third Edition, contains an abundance of illustrative graphics, case studies, examples of skills in practice, practical exercises, and sample letters, forms and checklists designed to stimulate learning. Its predecessor appears onthe recommended reading list of several counselling certificate courses.This new revised edition is an ideal text for those contemplating embarking on a counselling course, trainee counsellors, counselling tutors to use in training, professionals working in the area of health care, management, and education, and counsellors working in the voluntary sector. Contents: Illustrations, table, sample forms and letters; Foreword; Preface; 1. Exploring Counselling; 2. Exploring Essential Counsellor Qualities; 3. Developing Self-Awareness; 4. Helping the Client Feel Safe; 5. Helping the Client Explore the Problem (Part 1); 6. Helping the Client Explore the Problem (Part 2); 7. Helping the Client Understand the Problem; 8. Helping the Client Resolve the Problem; 9. Terminating the Counselling Relationship; 10. Counsellor Self-Care; Appendix 1 Sample Forms and Letters; Appendix 2 Suggested Responses to Exercises; Appendix 3 Important People in the Development of Counselling; Glossary; Useful Websites; Further Reading; Index.

The Quotable Osler

Author : Sir William Osler
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This newly revised and updated paperback edition features the addition of fifty new quotes, forty of which have never before been published, as well as a chronology of Oslers life! The Quotable Osler is the ideal resource for those seeking an apt quote for an article, presentation, or for those wanting to sample Oslers thought-provoking and uplifting messages. Oslers meaningful and valuable teachings are timeless, and this new paperback edition would make a fine gift for a fellow physician, medical student, or a graduating resident.

The Motivated Job Search 2nd Edition

Author : Brian E. Howard
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Book one in the Motivated Series by Brian E. Howard./b?brbriIf you're conducting a job search for a professional position or considering such a job search, you should read this book. Brian Howard provides a thorough, approachable guide to each of the components of a job search that will help you be the selected candidate."/b/ibrbriThe Motivated Job Search - Second Edition This book provides the informational steps to conduct a job search, but more importantly strategic insight from someone who is actively engaged in front line recruiting. These strategic insights include: •using the "psychology of persuasion;" •understanding the mind and motivations of an employer; •maximizing the use of accomplishments/ •optimizing your LinkedIn profile; •and six unique tactics that will create differentiation from other job seekers.