James B., PhD Schreiber's Motivation 101 (The Psych 101 Series) PDF

By James B., PhD Schreiber

What drives humans towards their ambitions? Does motivation come from outdoor the person or from inside of? this can be a concise, enticing assessment of best theories and the huge physique of analysis approximately this center thought in psychology. It attracts from a vast spectrum of mental versions and disciplines, and makes a speciality of how numerous theories of motivation outline and consider diversified motivational attributes, equivalent to rewards and objectives. An abundance of genuine existence case examples from the authorís learn and lifestyles reports vividly remove darkness from how a variety of versions clarify habit and fix the learn of motivation to our day-by-day lives.

An exciting replacement to long and dear texts at the topic, Motivation one hundred and one is precise in aiding readers know the way each one conception of motivationóbehavioral, neurobiological, attribution, and different types --views and defines a selected inspiration inside of each one concept. for instance, every one modality perspectives the idea that of ìrewardî from a special viewpoint. The publication is usually individual through its multidisciplinary concentration, wherein examine is drawn not just from diverse domain names of psychology but additionally from such disciplines as schooling and enterprise. also, the textual content considers cultural changes within the research of motivation and collaborative environments, and addresses altering examine methodologies. will probably be an enticing advent to the research of motivation for undergraduate classes in psychology and education.

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  • offers a concise, attractive evaluate of motivation that encompasses top theories and a large physique of analysis

  • Compares and contrasts diversified motivation theories together with needs-based and cognitive types

  • attracts from learn throughout quite a lot of domain names inside of psychology, schooling, and enterprise

  • Connects the learn of motivation to our day-by-day lives via illustrative vignettes and metaphors

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Download e-book for iPad: Quantifying Sustainable Development: The Future of Tropical by Charles A. S. Hall,Patrick Van Laake,Carlos Leon

By Charles A. S. Hall,Patrick Van Laake,Carlos Leon Perez,Gregoire Leclerc

until eventually lately, the exceptional monetary improvement of the Asian tigers, Chile, and Malaysia, in addition to the sustained fiscal development of the us, painted a really fascinating and confident photograph of loose markets, monetary accountability, and, extra commonly, the full dogma of neoclassical economics. As of the autumn of 1998, notwithstanding, the economies of many tropical nations have gotten smaller seriously, and the passion of the constructing tropics for the unfastened industry and all of its ancillary guidelines is decidedly cooler. Have our conventional ways to economics been failing the constructing international?
This interdisciplinary publication covers the stipulations of the constructing tropics, the resistance of a few in their difficulties to previous makes an attempt at recommendations, and using new instruments to enhance a way more finished and empirical framework for research and selection making. It additionally provides the improvement of innovative know-how that hyperlinks GIS and modeling methods with vast databases on meteorology, soils, agricultural creation, and land use. The ebook discusses no matter if improvement is sustainable via a synthesis of demographic, monetary, and resource-specific issues. Costa Rica is uniquely suited for this examine due to its dimension, level of improvement, democratic associations, and nationwide databases.
A CD-ROM containing all info and courses, colour photographs, lively types, huge info tables, and references accompanies the book.

  • Links monetary and biophysical analyses of sustainability
  • Presents new instruments and ways for research and decision-making
  • Includes a CD-ROM containing facts and courses, colour photos, lively types, and references

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New PDF release: King of the Wild Suburb: A memoir of fathers, sons and guns

By Michael A. Messner

Michael Messner's reflections on coming of age within the pivotal Sixties deftly captures the fault traces that separated such a lot of younger women and men from the lives in their mom and dad and grandparents. It used to be, might be, more straightforward for younger ladies to insurgent and select careers over homemaking than it was once for younger males to decide out of a tradition that made struggle, weapons, and looking the anchors of manhood. King of the Wild Suburb is helping us know how masculinity has replaced, albeit nonetheless precariously, making it attainable to take care of a constancy to one's prior whereas passing directly to the subsequent iteration a freedom to discover new how one can be a man.

Jan E. Dizard
Author of Mortal Stakes: Hunters and
Hunting in modern America

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Download e-book for iPad: Before We Tie The Knot by Dave Powers

By Dave Powers

planning for his or her marriage ceremony day face a complete new set of demanding situations. the writer, a pastor for forty years, has watched the great, the undesirable and the now not so beautiful plans have made getting ready for his or her big day. With a special mix of humor and perception the writer digs into a few matters which could were ignored. A ebook worthy giving to a chum making plans for his or her "Special Day".

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O Livro dos Animais - A Coleção (Bilíngue português - by J.N. Paquet PDF

By J.N. Paquet

- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 1.” (Estes Animais... não querem se lavar!)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 2.” (Estes Animais... não querem comer!)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 3.” (Estes Animais... não querem dormir!)

Quais são os dilemas mais frequentes na vida dos pais? Quando os seus filhos não querem tomar banho, comer, dormir, ir à escola, dividir alguma coisa, tomar remédio ou vacina. E como os pais podem reagir diante destas recusas?

A série de livros “O Livro dos Animais” foi criada com o intuito de ajudar pais e filhos na descoberta dos benefícios de lavar-se, comer, dormir, ir para a escola dividir, tomar remédio e vacina, sempre de maneira divertida e educativa. Os assuntos são intermináveis, tanto quanto são intermináveis estes pequenos dilemas na vida de uma criança.

Os livros são também bilíngues e escritos de maneira a promover a interação constante entre pais e fillhos e a pura diversão entre eles, que ensinam e aprendem brincando.

Há algo muito especial escondido nestes livros. Muitas crianças já se beneficiaram com a sua leitura, não só pela mensagem que eles trazem (sobre higiêne pessoal, sono, escola, aprender a compartilhar... a lista pode ser infinita!), como também pela função bilíngue que eles desempenham – é o que o autor J.N.Paquet chama de “Fun-Learning” (aprender brincando).

- Os livros são direcionados às crianças de idade pré-primária.
- São crianças bilíngues ou de famílias bilíngues que queiram incentivar a aprendizagem dos idiomas falados em casa.
- Também são crianças monolíngues cujos pais querem encorajar o aprendizado de um segundo idioma na primeira infância.

Cada livro aborda, com a ajuda dos animais, uma questão própria da infância. Estes animais não querem se lavar, comer, dormir, ir à escola, dividir seus pertences, nem tomar remédo ou vacina! Mas, aos poucos, vão descobrindo as vantagens de fazer estas coisas. É uma jeito divertido de aprender e um jeito divertido de ensinar.

Atualmente, há sete livros da série. Cada episódio traz novos animais, novas palavras, novas situações e novas histórias (para crianças de até 6 anos):
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 1.” (Estes Animais... não querem se lavar! - 2008)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 2.” (Estes Animais... não querem comer! - 2009)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 3.” (Estes Animais... não querem dormir! - 2010)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 4.” (Estes Animais... não querem ir à escola! - 2011)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 5.” (Estes Animais... não querem dividir!” - 2011)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 6.” (Estes Animais... não querem tomar remédio! - 2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Episódio 7.” (Estes Animais... não querem tomar vacina!” - 2012)

Cada episódio existe também em versão mini (mais simples, especificamente para crianças de até three anos).

Além destes, há 6 compilações:
- “O Livro dos Animais – A Coleção” (com os episódios 1, 2 e three) (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – A Coleção Divertida” (com os episódios 1, 2, three, four e five) (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – A Linda Coleção” (com os episódios 1, 2, three, four, five, 6 e 7) (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Mini – A Coleção” (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Mini – A Coleção Divertida” (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Mini – A Linda Coleção” (2012)

Há, ainda, uma sub-série com four livros. Cada episódio traz um novo animal, com novas palavras e novas definições.

E three livros especiais:
- “O Livro dos Animais – Afabeto em Companhia” (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Contando em Companhia” (2012)
- “O Livro dos Animais – Feliz Natal” (2012)

A série ‘O Livro dos Animais’ tem o apoio da ABRIR, Associação Brasileira de Iniciativas Educacionais no Reino Unido. http://www.abrir.org.uk

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Working with Loss, Death and Bereavement: A Guide for Social - download pdf or read online

By Jeremy A Weinstein

All social employees come upon complicated and various sorts of loss all through their perform. operating with Loss, dying and Bereavement is helping trainee and practitioners navigate those tricky events via constructing the abilities and values important for powerful and empowering perform. every one bankruptcy is grounded in social paintings thought and is illustrated by means of perform situations, workouts, feedback for extra research, and modern cultural examples from novels and films.

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Download e-book for kindle: Fatherhood: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Social Policy by William Marsiglio

By William Marsiglio

contemporary social and cultural alterations - corresponding to transformation within the office, moving marriage and divorce styles, the expansion of the women's circulate and improvement of the men's stream - have all served to alter the conventional kin function of fathers and to strength a re-evaluation of the interplay among fathers and children.

This choice of empirical and theoretical articles provides new theoretical versions and the result of present examine at the function of fathers in households. The articles conceal variations in tradition, classification, nationality and custodial prestige and concentrate on felony, financial and coverage questions.

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Get OECD Territorial Reviews: Sweden 2010 PDF

By Collective

This assessment of neighborhood coverage in Sweden unearths that Sweden has lately renewed specialize in selling improvement possibilities in all areas and has brought a steady regionalisation approach with a powerful bottom-up technique. but demanding situations stay, quite bearing on wisdom diffusion and urban-rural linkages. extra efforts to accomplish severe mass and increase co‐ordination may help higher tackle neighborhood wishes. This Review explores the opportunity of more suitable innovation and entrepreneurship in either city and rural components and gives ideas to bolster Sweden’s local improvement ideas via better governance mechanisms, either locally and throughout degrees of government.

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Sarah Helton,Anna Novy's Remembering Lucy: A Story about Loss and Grief in a School PDF

By Sarah Helton,Anna Novy

Joe and his neighbors leave out Lucy very much.

When she died they usually discovered they would not see Lucy back they have been all very sad.

But Joe has a plan: he can keep in mind the satisfied occasions he shared with Lucy!

He thinks approximately the entire tremendous issues Lucy did. How messy she was once whilst she used to be portray, and the time she giggled throughout the university play while her crown saved slipping off. Now Joe is familiar with that remembering Lucy skill he does not need to suppose so unhappy!

Children with ship (special academic wishes and disabilities) frequently adventure grief at a far more youthful age than different youngsters. This touching brief tale can assist young ones with ship elderly three+ comprehend emotions attributable to demise and loss, and the attractive hand drawn illustrations aid show the advanced adventure of bereavement in an easy and transparent method. incorporated is a teacher's consultant to speaking approximately bereavement, grief and loss, making this the appropriate reduction for lecturers and aid employees at ship faculties and colleges.

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