I was invited to write a chapter in this introductory textbook of complementary medicine, published by Allen and Unwin. This was the first published work of mine.
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Textbook author shares her experience working with literary agent Dr. Cynthia Arem hired literary agent Michael Lennie to negotiate the contract for her most recent book, Conquering Writing Anxiety. He is also negotiating the terms for her Conquering Reading Anxiety book, which is in the proposal stage, and negotiating the terms for the third edition of her Conquering Math Anxiety: A Self-Help Workbook with CD, 2nd Edition, published by Brooks/Cole.
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Willie Hobbs Moore is the first African-American woman to earn a PH.D in physics in She received it at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Her thesis research involved important problems in vibrational analysis of macro molecules.
Second hand books are on the rise because they are cheaper and the allure of a gently used book can not be denied. The long tail in this industry allows for the regeneration of old works as compared to other mediums. Textbook publishers are suffering as students sell their used copies or purchase older editions to avoid costly purchases. However the popularity of second hand books is a good sign because it is proof that people are still interested in reading.
the 5Cs of most classrooms by Dave - Most school work follows a similar lifecycle. Ive been calling it the5Cs. Conceived of by a textbook. Conveyed at the end ofclass. Completed alone athome. Corrected by oneperson. Casually tossed in the garbagecan. Thats ashame. Theres room to make each one of those stepsbetter. Instead of letting the textbook dictate the homework let a consortium of teachers. Or better yet the students themselves. Instead of conveying the assignment hurriedly…