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May 7, 2017

Financial and Managerial Accounting Wild Shaw Chiappetta 7th Edition

Financial and Managerial Accounting Wild Shaw Chiappetta 7th Edition

Financial and Managerial Accounting Wild Shaw Chiappetta 7th Edition

Financial and Managerial Accounting Wild Shaw Chiappetta 7th Edition

Building on the success of the best-selling Fundamental AccountingPrinciples text, authors John Wild, Ken W. Shaw, and Barbara Chiappetta createdFinancial and Managerial Accounting: Information for Decisions toprovide a corporate perspective and balanced coverage in this growing coursearea.  With its step-by-step approach, FinMan streamlines complexaccounting processes and helps students build confidence by mastering keyconcepts and procedures. Chapter opening vignettes using dynamic entrepreneurs appealto all students and show therelevance of accounting. Students are encouraged to think like a businessperson and apply what they learn. A widevariety of assignments provide instructors with materials to teach, assess, andchallenge students on several levels. Join your colleagues and the students thathave used this best-selling learning system to advance their education andcareers.
About the Author

BARBARA CHIAPPETTA received her BBA in Accountancy and MS in Education from Hofstra University and is an emeritus tenured full professor at Nassau Community College. For many decades, she has been an active executive board member of the Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC), serving 10 years as vice president and as president from 1993 through 1999. As a member of the American Accounting Association, she has served on the Northeast Regional Steering Committee, chaired the Curriculum Revision Committee of the Two-Year Section, and participated in numerous national committees.<br>
Barbara has been inducted into the American Accounting Association Hall of Fame for the Northeast Region. She has also received the Nassau Community College dean of instruction’s Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award. Barbara was honored with the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. As a confirmed believer in the benefits of the active learning pedagogy, Barbara has authored Student Learning Tools, an active learning workbook for a first-year accounting course, published by McGraw-Hill Education.<br>
In her leisure time, Barbara enjoys tennis and participates on a USTA team. She also enjoys the challenge of bridge. Her husband, Robert, is an entrepreneur in the leisure sport industry. She has two sons―Michael, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property law, and David, a composer pursuing a career in music for film. Barbara has been an important member of this book’s author team, and her co-authors continue to acknowledge her substantial contributions to prior editions.

KEN W. SHAW is an associate professor of accounting and the KPMG/Joseph A. Silvoso Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of Missouri. He previously was on the faculty at the University of Maryland at College Park. He has also taught in international programs at the University of Bergamo (Italy) and the University of Alicante (Spain). He received an accounting degree from Bradley University and an MBA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant with work experience in public accounting.<br>
Ken teaches accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received numerous School of Accountancy, College of Business, and university-level teaching awards. He was voted the “Most Influential Professor” by four School of Accountancy graduating classes and is a two-time recipient of the O’Brien Excellence in Teaching Award. He is the advisor to his school’s chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.<br>
Ken is an active member of the American Accounting Association and its sections. He has served on many committees of these organizations and presented his research papers at national and regional meetings. Ken’s research appears in the Journal of Accounting Research; The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of the American Taxation Association; Strategic Management Journal; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Journal of Financial Research; and other journals. He has served on the editorial boards of Issues in Accounting Education; Journal of Business Research; and Research in Accounting Regulation. Ken is co-author of Financial and Managerial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and College Accounting, all published by McGraw-Hill Education.

JOHN J. WILD is a distinguished professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He previously held appointments at Michigan State University and the University of Manchester in England. He received his BBA, MS, and PhD from the University of Wisconsin.<br>
John teaches accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received numerous teaching honors, including the Mabel W. Chipman Excellence-in-Teaching Award and the departmental Excellence-in-Teaching Award, and he is a two-time recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from business graduates at the University of Wisconsin. He also received the Beta Alpha Psi and Roland F. Salmonson Excellence-in-Teaching Award from Michigan State University. John has received several research honors, is a past KPMG Peat Marwick National Fellow, and is a recipient of fellowships from the American Accounting Association and the Ernst and Young Foundation.<br>
John is an active member of the American Accounting Association and its sections. He has served on several committees of these organizations, including the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, Wildman Award, National Program Advisory, Publications, and Research Committees. John is author of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and College Accounting, all published by McGraw-Hill Education. <br>
John’s research articles on accounting and analysis appear in The Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; and other journals. He is past associate editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and has served on several editorial boards including The Accounting Review.

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Hardcover: 1216 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 7 edition (February 8, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1259726703
ISBN-13: 978-1259726705
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 2.1 x 11.1 inches

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May 6, 2017

Numerical Methods for Engineers Chapra Canale 7th Edition

Numerical Methods for Engineers Chapra Canale 7th Edition

Numerical Methods for Engineers Chapra Canale 7th EditionThe seventh edition of Chapra and Canale’s Numerical Methods for Engineers retains the instructional techniques that have made the text so successful. Chapra and Canale’s unique approach opens each part of the text with sections called “Motivation,“ “Mathematical Background,” and “Orientation” Each part closes with an “Epilogue” containing “Trade-Offs,” “Important Relationships and Formulas,” and “Advanced Methods and Additional References.” Much more than a summary, the Epilogue deepens understanding of what has been learned and provides a peek into more advanced methods.

Numerous new or revised problems are drawn from actual engineering practice. The expanded breadth of engineering disciplines covered is especially evident in these exercises, which now cover such areas as biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Excellent new examples and case studies span all areas of engineering giving students a broad exposure to various fields in engineering.
About the Author

Steven C. Chapra (Medford, MA) is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University.
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Series: Civil Engineering
Hardcover: 992 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 7 edition (January 24, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 007339792X
ISBN-13: 978-0073397924
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.9 x 9.4 inches

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May 4, 2017

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th Edition

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th Edition

Business Ethics Ethical Decision Making and Cases Ferrell Fraedrich Ferrell 11th EditionPacked with cases, exercises, simulations, and practice tests, the market-leading BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, 11th Edition, thoroughly covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision-making. Using a proven managerial framework, the authors address the overall concepts, processes, and best practices associated with successful business ethics programs – – helping your students see how ethics can be integrated into key strategic business decisions. This edition has been completely revised to include coverage of new legislation affecting business ethics, the most up-to-date examples, the best practices of high-profile organizations, and 20 new or updated original cases. Available with MindTap online teaching and learning tools for the first time, BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, 11th Edition, gives your students an abundance of opportunities to master text material through hands-on application.
About the Author

O. C. Ferrell (Ph.D., Louisiana State University) is University Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at Belmont University. He most recently served nine years as University Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Creative Enterprise Scholar at the University of New Mexico. His academic research focuses on ethical decision-making, stakeholder relationships and social responsibility. He is a leading author in marketing ethics and stakeholder orientation to achieve marketing performance in organizations. Dr. Ferrell is past president of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association and chaired the American Marketing Association Ethics Committee twice. Under his leadership, the committee developed the AMA Code of Ethics and the AMA Code of Ethics for Marketing on the Internet. He is Vice President of Publications for the Academy of Marketing Science. He has received the Cutco Vector Distinguished Marketing Educator Award from the Academy of Marketing Science. Dr. Ferrell is the co-author of 20 books and more than 100 articles. His articles have been published in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and The Academy of Management Executive, as well as other journals. His MARKETING: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGY TEXT, co-authored with Dr. William Pride, is one of the most widely adopted principles of marketing text in the world. BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, co-authored with John Fraedrich and Linda Ferrell, is one of today’s leading business ethics texts. Dr. Ferrell has served as an expert witness on marketing issues for numerous legal cases, has been quoted in leading business publications, such as USA Today and Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on The Today Show to discuss marketing issues.

Professor Fraedrich’s dissertation (1988) was the nexus for the ethics book “Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases” (11th edition) 2016, and is the most widely used undergraduate business ethics text in the U.S. Dr. Fraedrich has the distinction of being one of 50 marketing ethics professors selected to participate in an International Consortium on Ethics and Social Responsibility. In his career, he has presented, written, and/or published over 50 pieces related to business ethics alone. On a global level, he has helped affect business ethics dialogue by being the only ethics professor invited by a former U.S. Secretary of State to participate in an executive seminar on globalization and its implications and challenges for societies, corporate responsibility, and public policy and included ambassadors and economic ministers from Argentina, Australia, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Germany, the Republic of Georgia, Lesotho, Mexico, Peru, and Poland, as well as Fortune 100 firms such as Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin, and Sumitomo Corporation. He was invited by FEDERASUL, a prestigious business organization in Brazil, to discuss business ethics on a panel that included one of Brazil’s Supreme Court Justices as well as a former ambassador. In 2006?2007, Professor Fraedrich was awarded the Bill Daniels Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Wyoming, College of Business. Recently, Professor Fraedrich was invited to teach for the Department of the Army at the General Officer level concerning “The Consequences of Power.” His class included 13 Brigadier Generals as well as five star generals (two lieutenant generals and three major generals). He is also the author of integrated application-oriented ethics software for academics and Fortune 500 corporations.

Dr. Linda Ferrell (Ph.D. University of Memphis) is professor of marketing at Belmont University. Dr. Ferrell coauthored Business and Society with O. C. Ferrell and Debbie M. Thorne and is co-author of Business in a Changing World with O.C. Ferrell and Geoff Hirt. She won the Best Paper award twice at the American Marketing Association’s National Summer Educators Meeting and has published over 30 articles in JOURNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF MARKETING SCIENCE, JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY & MARKETING, JOURNAL OF PERSONAL SELLING & SALES MANAGEMENT, AMS REVIEW, JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC MARKETING, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, and CASE RESEARCH JOURNAL, as well as others.
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Paperback: 654 pages
Publisher: South-Western College Pub; 11 edition (January 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1305500849
ISBN-13: 978-1305500846
Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 9.9 inches

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May 3, 2017

College Algebra Coburn Coffelt 3rd Edition

College Algebra Coburn Coffelt 3rd Edition

College Algebra Coburn Coffelt 3rd EditionApplications are the hallmark of this series, along with student-friendly pedagogy and engaging examples and exercises. The integration of Connect Hosted by ALEKS, along with new lecture and exercise videos, provides students with the support they need to understand the key concepts of college algebra.
About the Author

John Coburn grew up in the Hawaiian Islands, the seventh of sixteen children. He received his Associate of Arts degree in 1977 from Windward Community College, where he graduated with honors. In 1979 he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Hawaii. After being lured into the business world for five years, he returned to his first love, accepting a teaching position in high school mathematics where he was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 1987. Soon afterward, the decision was made to seek a Masters Degree, which he received two years later from the University of Oklahoma. For the last fifteen years, he has been teaching mathematics at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College, where he is now a full professor. During his tenure there he has received numerous nominations as an outstanding teacher by the local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, two nominations to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and was recognized as Teacher of the year in 2004 by the Mathematics Educators of Greater St. Louis (MEGSL). He has made numerous presentations and local, state and national conferences on a wide variety of topics. His other loves include his family, music, athletics, games and all things beautiful, and hopes this love of life comes through in his writing, and serves to make the learning experience an interesting and engaging one for all students.

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Series: Collegiate Math
Hardcover: 739 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 3rd edition (January 3, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0073519588
ISBN-13: 978-0073519586
Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 1.3 x 11.3 inches

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May 2, 2017

Organic Chemistry Brown Iverson Anslyn Foote 7th Edition

Organic Chemistry Brown  Iverson Anslyn Foote 7th Edition

Organic Chemistry Brown Iverson Anslyn Foote 7th EditionSucceed in the course with this student-friendly, proven text. Designed throughout to help you master key concepts and improve your problem-solving skills, CHEMISTRY, Seventh Edition includes a running margin glossary, end-of-chapter in-text mini study guides, a focus on “how to” skills, and more in-chapter examples and problems than any text on the market. To help you understand reaction mechanisms, the authors offset them in a stepwise fashion and emphasize similarities between related mechanisms using just four different characteristics: breaking a bond, making a new bond, adding a proton, and taking a proton away. Thoroughly updated throughout, the book offers numerous biological examples for premed students, unique roadmap problems, a wide range of in-text learning tools, and integration with an online homework and tutorial system, which now includes an interactive multimedia eBook. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
About the Author

William H. Brown is emeritus professor of chemistry at Beloit College, where he was twice named Teacher of the Year. His teaching responsibilities include organic chemistry, advanced organic chemistry, and, more recently, special topics in pharmacology and drug synthesis. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University under the direction of Gilbert Stork and did postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona.

Brent L. Iverson received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor and the Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at University of Texas at Austin, as well as a respected researcher. His research spans the interface of organic chemistry and molecular biology. His group has developed several patented technologies, including an FDA-approved treatment for late-stage anthrax.

Eric Anslyn received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology and is the Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. Anslyn’s research focuses on the physicals and bioorganic chemistry of synthetic and natural receptors and catalysts.

Christopher S. Foote was a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. His scholarly credits included Sloan Fellow; Guggenheim Fellow; ACS Baekland Award; ACS Cope Scholar; Southern California Section ACS Tolman Medal; President, American Society for Photobiology; and Senior Editor, Accounts of Chemical Research.
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Hardcover 1312 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 7 edition (January 28, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1133952844
ISBN-13: 978-1133952848
Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 1.8 inches

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May 1, 2017

Financial Markets and Institutions Mishkin Eakins 8th Edition

Financial Markets and Institutions Mishkin Eakins 8th Edition

Financial Markets and Institutions Mishkin Eakins 8th Edition For all undergraduate and graduate students of Financial Markets. This title is also suitable for all readers interested in financial markets and institutions.

A practical and current look into today’s financial markets and institutions.

In Financial Markets and Institutions , bestselling authors Frederic S. Mishkin and Stanley G. Eakins provide a practical introduction to prepare students for today’s changing landscape of financial markets and institutions.

A unifying framework uses core principles to organize students’ thinking then examines the models as real-world scenarios from a practitioner’s perspective. By analyzing these applications, students develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to respond to challenging situations in their future careers. Although this text has undergone a major revision, the Eighth Edition retains Mishkin/Eakins’ hallmark pedagogy that make it the best-selling textbook on financial markets and institutions.

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

Organize Learning with a Unifying Analytic Framework: Core principles organize students’ thinking and then examine the models as real-world scenarios from a practitioner’s perspective.

Help Students Transition from Classroom to Career with Real-Life Business Scenarios: Cases increase students’ interest by applying theory to real-world data and examples.
Emphasis Critical Thinking with Key Features : Examples and exercises allow students to put into practice the concepts that they are learning.
Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: New material on financial markets and institutions and monetary policy appear throughout the text.

About the Author

Frederic S. Mishkin is the Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. From September 2006 to August 2008, he was a member (governor) of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and past president of the Eastern Economics Association. Since receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976, he has taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Princeton University, and Columbia University. He has also received an honorary professorship from the People’s (Renmin) University of China. From 1994 to 1997, he was executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and an associate economist of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System.

Professor Mishkin’s research focuses on monetary policy and its impact on financial markets and the aggregate economy. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice, Second Edition (Pearson, 2015); The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, Tenth Edition (Pearson, 2013); Monetary Policy Strategy (MIT Press, 2007); The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich (Princeton University Press, 2006); Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience (Princeton University Press, 1999); Money, Interest Rates, and Inflation (Edward Elgar, 1993); and A Rational Expectations Approach to Macroeconometrics: Testing Policy Ineffectiveness and Efficient Markets Models (University of Chicago Press, 1983). In addition, he has published more than 200 articles in such journals as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, and Journal of Money Credit and Banking.

Professor Mishkin has served on the editorial board of the American Economic Review and has been an associate editor at the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of International Money and Finance; he also served as the editor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Economic Policy Review. He is currently an associate editor (member of the editorial board) at five academic journals, including International Finance; Finance India; Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade;  Review of Development Finance and Borsa Economic Review. He has been a consultant to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as well as to many central banks throughout the world. He was also a member of the International Advisory Board to the Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea and an adviser to the Institute for Monetary and Economic Research at the Bank of Korea. Professor Mishkin has also served as a senior fellow at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Center for Banking Research, and as an academic consultant to and member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

S tanley G. Eakins has notable experience as a financial practitioner, serving as vice president and comptroller at the First National Bank of Fairbanks and as a commercial and real estate loan officer. A founder of the Denali Title and Escrow Agency, a title insurance company in Fairbanks, Alaska, he also ran the operations side of a bank and was the chief finance officer for a multimillion-dollar construction and development company.

Professor Eakins received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University. He is the Dean for the College of Business at East Carolina University. His research is focused primarily on the role of institutions in corporate control and how they influence investment practices. He is also interested in integrating multimedia tools into the learning environment and has received grants from East Carolina University in support of this work.

A contributor to journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, the Journal of Financial Research, and the International Review of Financial Analysis, Professor Eakins is also the author of Corporate Finance Online (CFO) (Pearson, 2014), a multimedia online text designed from the ground up for electronic delivery.

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Series: Pearson Series in Finance
Hardcover: 704 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 8 edition (January 12, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 013342362X
ISBN-13: 978-0133423624
Product Dimensions: 8 x 1.4 x 10.1 inches

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April 29, 2017

Chemistry A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro 4th Edition

Chemistry A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro 4th Edition

Chemistry A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro 4th Edition

Chemistry A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro 4th Edition

For courses in Chemistry.

Building 21st Century Data Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills in Modern Chemistry

The Fourth Edition of Niva Tro’s Chemistry: A Molecular Approach reinforces development of 21st century skills including data interpretation and analysis, problem solving and quantitative reasoning, applying conceptual understanding to new situations and peer-to-peer collaboration.

Nivaldo Tro presents chemistry visually through multi-level images–macroscopic, molecular, and symbolic representations–helping readers see the connections between the world they see around them (macroscopic), the atoms and molecules that compose the world (molecular), and the formulas they write down on paper (symbolic). The benefits of Dr. Tro’s problem-solving approach are reinforced through digital, Interactive Worked Examples that provide an office-hour type of environment and expanded coverage on the latest developments in chemistry. New Key Concept Videos explain difficult concepts while new end-of-chapter problems including Group Work questions and Data Interpretation and Analysis questions engage readers in applying their understanding of chemistry. The revision has been constructed to easily incorporate material to engage readers.

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MasteringChemistry from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging you before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure you arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™.  You can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess your understanding and misconceptions.

Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to your learning and making learning more personal than ever–before, during, and after class.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringChemistry does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringChemistry, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
About the Author

Nivaldo Tro received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University. He completed his postdoctoral research at the University of California at Berkeley. In 1990, Dr. Tro became a faculty member at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. During his time at Westmont, he has been awarded grants from the American Chemical Society, Research Corporation, and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Tro has received Westmont’s outstanding teacher of the year award three times. He is the successful author of the market leader text, Introductory Chemistry, 5e (Pearson), Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 3e (Pearson), Chemistry: Structure and Properties, 1e (Pearson),and Chemistry In Focus: A Molecular View of Our World, 4e.
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Hardcover: 1312 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 4 edition (January 17, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0134112830
ISBN-13: 978-0134112831
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 1.7 x 11 inches

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April 25, 2017

Social Psychology Aronson Wilson Sommers 9th Edition

Social Psychology Aronson Wilson Sommers 9th Edition

Social Psychology Aronson Wilson Sommers 9th EditionMyPsychLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

For courses in Social Psychology

Make research relevant through a storytelling approach.
Social Psychology introduces the key concepts of the field through an acclaimed storytelling approach that makes research relevant to students. Drawing upon their extensive experience as researchers and teachers, Elliot Aronson, Tim Wilson, Robin Akert, and new co-author Sam Sommers present the classic studies that have driven the discipline alongside the cutting-edge research that is the future of social psychology.

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This title is also available with MyPsychLab – an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Social Psychology, Ninth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today’s students read, think, and learn. Integrated videos and media content allow students to explore topics more deeply at the point of relevancy.
About the Author

Elliot Aronson is Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Santa Cruz and one of the most renowned social psychologists in the world. In 2002, he was chosen as one of the 100 most eminent psychologists of the twentieth century. Dr. Aronson is the only person in the 120-year history of the American Psychological Association to have received all three of its major awards: for distinguished writing, distinguished teaching, and distinguished research. Many other professional societies have honored his research and teaching as well. These include the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which gave him its highest honor, the Distinguished Scientific Research award; the American Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, which named him Professor of the Year of 1989; the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, which awarded him the Gordon Allport prize for his contributions to the reduction of prejudice among racial and ethnic groups; and the William James Award from the Association for Psychological Science. In 1992, he was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A collection of papers and tributes by his former students and colleagues, The Scientist and the Humanist, celebrates his contributions to social psychological theory and its application to real-world problems. Dr. Aronson’s own recent books for general audiences include Mistakes Were Made (but not by ME), with Carol Tavris, and a memoir, Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist.

Tim Wilson did his undergraduate work at Williams College and Hampshire College and received his PhD from the University of Michigan. Currently Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, he has published numerous articles in the areas of introspection, attitude change, self-knowledge, and affective forecasting, as well as a recent book, Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change. His research has received the support of the National Science Foundation and the National Institute for Mental Health. He has been elected twice to the Executive Board of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology and is a Fellow in the American Psychological Society and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In 2009, he was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2015 he received the William James Fellows Award from the Association for Psychological Science. Wilson has taught the Introduction to Social Psychology course at the University of Virginia for more than 30 years. In 2001 he was awarded the University of Virginia All-University Outstanding Teaching Award, and in 2010 was awarded the University of Virginia Distinguished Scientist Award.

Robin Akert graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she majored in psychology and sociology. She received her PhD in experimental social psychology from Princeton University. She is currently a Professor of Psychology at Wellesley College, where she was awarded the Pinanski Prize for Excellence in Teaching early in her career. She publishes primarily in the area of nonverbal communication, and recently received the AAUW American Fellowship in support of her research. She has taught the social psychology course at Wellesley College for nearly 30 years.

Sam Sommers earned his B.A. from Williams College and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Since 2003 he has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. His research examines issues related to stereotyping, prejudice, and group diversity, with a particular interest in how these processes play out in the legal domain. He has won multiple teaching awards at Tufts, including the Lerman-Neubauer Prize for Outstanding Teaching and Advising and the Gerald R. Gill Professor of the Year Award. He was also inducted into the Tufts Hall of Diversity for his efforts to promote an inclusive climate on campus for all students. He has testified as an expert witness on issues related to racial bias, jury decision-making, and eyewitness memory in criminal trial proceedings in seven states. His first general audience book on social psychology was published in 2011, titled Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World. His next book, titled Your Brain on Sports, is co-authored with L. Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated and will be published in early 2016.
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Hardcover: 624 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 9 edition (July 10, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0133936546
ISBN-13: 978-0133936544
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 1 x 10.8 inches

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April 21, 2017

The Economics of Money Banking and Financial Markets Frederic S. Mishkin 11th Edition

The Economics of Money Banking and Financial Markets Frederic S. Mishkin 11th Edition

The Economics of Money Banking and Financial Markets Frederic S. Mishkin 11th Edition For courses in Money and Banking or General Economics.

An Analytical Framework for Understanding Financial Markets

The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets brings a fresh perspective to today’s major questions surrounding financial policy. Influenced by his term as Governor of the Federal Reserve, Frederic Mishkin offers students a unique viewpoint and informed insight into the monetary policy process, the regulation and supervision of the financial system, and the internationalization of financial markets.

Continuing to set the standard for money and banking courses, the Eleventh Edition provides a unifying, analytic framework for learning  that fits a wide variety of syllabi.  Core economic principles organize students’ thinking, while current real-world examples keep them engaged and motivated.

Closely integrated with the text, MyEconLab offers students the ability to study and practice what they’ve learned. Students can watch over 120 mini-lecture videos presented by the author, work problems based on the latest data in the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s FRED database, and more.

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MyEconLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.
About the Author

Frederic S. Mishkin

Frederic S. Mishkin is the Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, co-director of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, a member of the Squam Lake Working Group on Financial Reform, and past president of the Eastern Economics Association. Since receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976, he has taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Princeton University, and Columbia. He has also received an honorary professorship from the People’s (Renmin) University of China. From 1994 to 1997, he was Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and an associate economist of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System. From September 2006 to August 2008, he was a member (governor) of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Professor Mishkin’s research focuses on monetary policy and its impact on financial markets and the aggregate economy. He is the author of more than twenty books including Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice, Second Edition  (Pearson, 2015); Financial Markets and Institutions, Eighth Edition (Pearson, 2015); Monetary Policy Strategy, (MIT Press, 2007); The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich (Princeton University Press, 2006); Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience (Princeton University Press, 1999); Money, Interest Rates, and Inflation (Edward Elgar, 1993); and A Rational Expectations Approach to Macroeconometrics: Testing Policy Ineffectiveness and Efficient Markets Models (University of Chicago Press, 1983). In addition, he has published more than 200 articles in such journals as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Monetary Economics.

Professor Mishkin has served on the editorial board of American Economic Review and has been an associate editor at Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; he also served as the editor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Economic Policy Review. He is currently an associate editor (member of the editorial board) at five academic journals, including International Finance; Finance India; Review of Development Finance, Borsa Economic Review and Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade. He has been a consultant to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, as well as to many central banks throughout the world. He was also a member of the International Advisory Board to the Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea and an advisor to the Institute for Monetary and Economic Research at the Bank of Korea. Professor Mishkin was a Senior Fellow at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Center for Banking Research and was an academic consultant to and serves on the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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Series: The Pearson Series in Economics
Hardcover: 704 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 11 edition (January 6, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0133836797
ISBN-13: 978-0133836790
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.2 x 10.1 inches

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Genetics Laboratory Investigations Mertens Hammersmith 14th Edition

Genetics Laboratory Investigations Mertens Hammersmith 14th Edition

Genetics Laboratory Investigations Mertens Hammersmith 14th EditionThe definitive genetics lab manual for over 60 years, this user-friendly volume stresses classical genetics, but includes some of the recent advances related to molecular and human genetics as well. In response to feedback from genetics instructors, the Fourteenth Edition provides new photos, new problems and examples, updated content, and updated teaching tips in the accompanying Instructor’s Manual.
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Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 14 edition (December 24, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0321814177
ISBN-13: 978-0321814173
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.6 x 10.7 inches

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