Architects expect to design buildings. But persuading clients to carry those designs into tangible form almost always involves writing as well as designing. Yet architects, and those who write about architecture, are often more comfortable with images than words. Presenting their visions in an articulate, accessible, and convincing written form can be difficult, and professionally hazardous. In Writing Architecture, Carter Wiseman provides an invaluable guide for students and practitioners on how to convey the importance of architecture to those who commission it, build it, and benefit from it.
This book is about the perceptions of teaching and learning which are held by those who are most closely involved in the educational process or affected by itsuch as teachers, pupils and parents. The perceptions described here range from those of nursery staff working with children before they start school, to those of pupils and teachers in the early stages of secondary school. The issues covered include the nature of pre-school learning, the changing primary curriculum, the value of assessment, the seriousness of learning, the role of knowledge about language, and the nature of effective teaching and learning.
In Hume in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Hume's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Hume's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Hegel within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.
In Hegel in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Hegel's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Hegel's work; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Hegel within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.
5 Steps to Expert: How to Go from Business Novice to Elite Performer
Get the expert's edge - one step at a time.With issues of succession planning, workforce retention, talent development, and the continual pressure to achieve more with less confronting every highly competitive business today, the need to develop the expertise and superior performance of executives, managers, and employees across the board has never been more critical.Bringing to life seminal research that identifies the characteristics that define expert or elite performers, "5 Steps to Expert" is the first to provide a sequential set of deliberate practice steps for all those who aspire to advance from their current competency to the next stage of mastery
Gr. 2-4. Even very young readers have heard tales of hidden treasure, and Donnelly relates accounts of real hunts for fabulous wealth to be gleaned from pirate stashes, sunken ships, religious offerings, and even train wrecks. Large print, ample but not overwhelming color illustrations, and a narrative style that communicates the excitement of the search together make this a book readers will find difficult to put down. An excellent choice for those looking for adventure stories as well as those who prefer nonfiction.