Kaplan's MCAT 528 Advanced Prep 2018-2019 features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available – all authored by the experts behind the MCAT prep course that has helped more people get into medical school than all other major courses combined. Prepping for the MCAT is a true challenge. Kaplan can be your partner along the way – offering guidance on where to focus your efforts, how to organize your review, and targeted focus on the most-tested concepts. This edition features commentary and instruction from Kaplan's MCAT experts and has been updated to match the AAMC's guidelines precisely—no more worrying if your MCAT review is comprehensive! The Most Practice More than 500 questions in the book and access to even more online – more practice than any other advanced MCAT book on the market. The Best Practice Comprehensive subject review is written by top-rated, award-winning Kaplan instructors. All material is vetted by editors with advanced science degrees and by a medical doctor. Online resources help you master the computer-based format you'll see on Test Day. Expert Guidance Star-Ratings throughout the book indicate how important each topic will be to your score on the real exam—informed by Kaplan's decades of MCAT experience and facts straight from the testmaker. We know the test: The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every MCAT-related document available. Kaplan's expert psychometricians ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test.
The most affordable introductory psychology textbook in the market. Psychology: A Concise Introduction explores the broad territory of the introductory psychology course while answering the growing need for a shorter, less expensive book. At less than half the price of a standard textbook, it offers an affordable alternative. A built-in Study Guide, written by the author, offers a practical suite of learning aids that foster review and self-assessment without the expense of a separate guide.
The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation, and teaching. And within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy. In fact, when taught at the college or university level, educational psychology is an ambitious course that undertakes the presentation of many different topics all tied together by the theme of how the individual can best function in an "educational" setting, loosely defined as anything from pre-school through adult education. Educational psychology can be defined as the application of what we know about learning and motivation, development, and measurement and statistics to educational settings (both school- and community-based).
With data from the United States and Europe, Jon Miller and Linda Kimmel examine the public's understanding of and attitude toward biotechnology and biomedicine while they present methods of introducing cutting edge science to the nonscientist. Biomedical Communications illustrates how vital it is for researchers, journalists, and policy makers to clearly communicate their findings in a way that avoids general misconception or confusion. The authors explore how to acquire information about biomedical policy, discuss strategies for informing consumers, and present tactics for improving biomedical communication with the public. Using Research to Improve Biomedical Communications The Public Understanding of Biomedical Science Strategies for Communications to Consumers Public Attitudes Toward Biotechnology Issues
Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted -- with the introduction of techniques such as recombinant DNA and digital technology -- but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the undergraduate programs that train biology researchers remain much the same as they were before these fundamental changes came on the scene. This new volume provides a blueprint for bringing undergraduate biology education up to the speed of today's research fast track. It includes recommendations for teaching the next generation of life science investigators, through: Building a strong interdisciplinary curriculum that includes physical science, information technology, and mathematics. Eliminating the administrative and financial barriers to cross-departmental collaboration. Evaluating the impact of medical college admissions testing on undergraduate biology education. Creating early opportunities for independent research. Designing meaningful laboratory experiences into the curriculum. The committee presents a dozen brief case studies of exemplary programs at leading institutions and lists many resources for biology educators. This volume will be important to biology faculty, administrators, practitioners, professional societies, research and education funders, and the biotechnology industry.
This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. This book is designed for college students to help them understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and guide them in developing their leadership potential. The Relational Leadership Model (RLM) continues as the major focus in this edition, and the book includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions and related concepts, as well as visual applications of the model. The third edition includes new student vignettes that demonstrate how the major concepts and theories can be applied. It also contains new material on social justice, conflict management, positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, and new self-assessment and reflection questionnaires. For those focused on the practice of leadership development, the third edition is part of a complete set that includes a Student Workbook, a Facilitation and Activity Guide for educators, and free downloadable instructional PowerPoint® slides. The Workbook is a student-focused companion to the book and the Facilitation and Activity Guide is designed for use by program leaders and educators.
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Wars are not fought by politicians and generals--they are fought by soldiers. Written by a combat veteran of the Vietnam War, Not a Gentleman's Waris about such soldiers--a gritty, against-the-grain defense of the much-maligned junior officer. Conventional wisdom holds that the junior officer in Vietnam was a no-talent, poorly trained, unmotivated soldier typified by Lt. William Calley of My Lai infamy. Drawing on oral histories, after-action reports, diaries, letters, and other archival sources, Ron Milam debunks this view, demonstrating that most of the lieutenants who served in combat performed their duties well and effectively, serving with great skill, dedication, and commitment to the men they led. Milam's narrative provides a vivid, on-the-ground portrait of what the platoon leader faced: training his men, keeping racial tensions at bay, and preventing alcohol and drug abuse, all in a war without fronts. Yet despite these obstacles, junior officers performed admirably, as documented by field reports and evaluations of their superior officers. More than 5,000 junior officers died in Vietnam; all of them had volunteered to lead men in battle. Based on meticulous and wide-ranging research, this book provides a much-needed serious treatment of these men--the only such study in print--shedding new light on the longest war in American history.
Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art, and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the Biology and Biochemistry material on the new MCAT exam! Designed specifically for students taking the longer, tougher exam debuting in 2015, The Princeton Review's MCAT BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW features: Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score: · Access to our online Student Tools portal for up-to-the-moment information on late-breaking AAMC changes to the exam · In-depth coverage of the challenging biology and biochemistry topics on this important test · Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review · Full-color illustrations, diagrams, and tables · An extensive glossary for handy reference · Strategic guidance and effective test-taking techniques More Practice Than Ever: · 3 full-length practice tests online · End-of-chapter practice questions · MCAT-style practice passages · Detailed answer explanations for every practice question In MCAT BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW, you'll gain mastery of topics like: · MCAT 2015 Basics · Biology Strategy for the MCAT · Biologically Important Molecules · Biochemistry · Molecular Biology · Microbiology · Eukaryotic Cells · Genetics and Evolution · The Nervous and Endocrine Systems · The Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems · The Excretory and Digestive Systems · The Muscular and Skeletal Systems · The Respiratory System and the Skin · The Reproductive Systems And more!
This book offers a comprehensive overview of current, innovative approaches to assessing generic and domain-specific learning outcomes in higher education at both national and international levels. It discusses the most significant initiatives over the past decade to develop objective, valid, and reliable assessment tools and presents state-of-the-art procedures to adapt and validate them for use in other countries. The authors highlight key conceptual and methodological challenges connected with intra-national and cross-national assessment of learning outcomes in higher education; introduce novel approaches to improving assessment, evaluation, testing, and measurement practices; and offer exemplary implementation frameworks. Further, they examine the results of and lessons learned from various recent, world-renowned research programs and feasibility studies, and present results from their own studies to provide new insights into how to draw valid conclusions about learning outcomes achieved in various contexts.
The study of economics has always been fascinating, yet it is difficult to remember a more exciting or important time in the discipline. This book includes - Macroeconomics and the Economic Perspective; The process system; Households and firms in the labor and capital markets; Measurement of economic output and unemployment; The cost of living and inflation; The full-employment model; Government finance at full employment; The open economy at full employment; Economic growth; Money, the price level, and the federal reserve; Introduction to macroeconomic fluctuations; Aggregate expenditures and income; Aggregate demand and inflation; The federal reserve and interest rates; The role of macroeconomic policy; International trade and trade policy; The international financial system; Policy in the open economy; Development and transition; Inflation and unemployment; Controversies in macroeconomic policy; A student's guide to investing.
Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the General Chemistry material on the updated MCAT exam! Designed specifically for students taking the longer, tougher exam debuting in 2015, The Princeton Review's MCAT GENERAL CHEMISTRY REVIEW features: Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score: · Access to our online Student Tools portal for up-to-the-moment information on late-breaking AAMC changes to the exam · In-depth coverage of the challenging general chemistry topics on this important exam · Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review · Full-color illustrations, diagrams, and tables · An extensive glossary for handy reference · Strategic guidance and effective test-taking techniques More Practice Than Ever: · 3 full-length practice tests online · End-of-chapter practice questions · MCAT-style practice passages · Detailed answer explanations for every practice question In MCAT GENERAL CHEMISTRY REVIEW, you'll gain mastery of topics like: · MCAT 2015 Basics · Chemistry Fundamentals · Atomic Structure and Periodic Trends · Bonding and Intermolecular Forces · Thermodynamics · Phases · Gases · Kinetics · Equilibrium · Acids and Bases · Electrochemistry · MCAT Math for General Chemistry And more!
One of the most important parts of our body is the fluid that flows in it to provide necessary nutrients and oxygen to all parts of the body i.e. blood. It is made up of blood cells that contain blood plasma. Other important components of blood are glucose, hormones, mineral oils, dissipated proteins, carbon dioxide, etc. The branch of medicine that studies the diseases and disorders related to blood is called hematology. It aims to provide readers with a thorough understanding of this vast subject. The topics included herein are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. It will serve as a valuable source of reference for graduate and post-graduate students.
Sinsheimer chronicles his life, including research in molecular biology and his leadership roles at the University of California at Santa Cruz.