Foundations of Family and Consumer Sciences: Careers Serving Individuals, Families, and Communities

An overview of the profession, including history and trends, is presented. Career opportunities for each family and Consumer Sciences specialization area are explored and come to life in Professional Profiles and Issues in the News features. The text guides students in how to move into the workplace and make a difference in the lives of others.

Foundations of family and consumer Sciences a completely updated college-level textbook designed to introduce students to the Family and Consumer Sciences profession.

Resource Management for Individuals and Families 5th Edition

To engage the reader, many chapters begin with a case or story from the news about families. This edition continues to pay close attention to meeting the standards and criteria for the Certified Family Life Educator CFLE designation of the National Council on Family Relations NCFR. Resource management for individuals and Families contains 14 well-organized chapters divided into four parts to introduce students to the best of management thinking and practice.

The fifith edition offers a new, interactive approach to teaching resource management through special features that are specifically designed to reflect the themes of choice and decision making, supporting students’ interest and learning. Used book in Good Condition.

The Richest Man in Town

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Consumer Economics: Issues and Behaviors

A new companion website with a range of presentation materials and exercises related to each chapter. This definitive textbook introduces students to these potential issues and covers other key topics including consumer behavior, personal finance, legal rights and responsibilities, as well as marketing and advertising.

. From identity theft to product recalls, from what we once thought of as unshakeable institutions to increasing concerns about sustainability, consumer issues are an integral part of modern life. Revised consumer Alerts: practical advice and guidance for students to make smart consumer decisions. Highlights in this new edition include: New Critical Thinking Projects feature to encourage students to develop their critical thinking skills through analysing consumer issues.

This fully updated third edition of consumer Economics offers students an accessible and thorough guide to the concerns surrounding the modern consumer and brings to light the repercussions of making uninformed decisions in today’s economy. Used book in Good Condition. Expanded coverage of social media and the impact of social influence on consumers.

Fully updated throughout, what doesn’t, this textbook is suitable for students studying consumer sciences – what works, and how consumers are changing. Combining theory and practice, students are introduced to both the fundamentals of consumer economics and how to become better-informed consumers themselves.


Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society

This best-selling text on marriages, and relationships combines an authoritative, families, yet applied approach with a theme that is especially relevant today: making choices in a diverse society. A balance of various theoretical perspectives along with many examples helps you understand how people are influenced by the society around them, the interplay between families and the larger society, how social conditions change in ways that affect family life, and the family-related choices that individuals make throughout adulthood.

You'll gain insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms, and be encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as you make informed choices in your own life. Used book in Good Condition.

Strengths Quest: Discover and Develop Your Strengths in Academics, Career, and Beyond

Used book in Good Condition. You’ll gain access to action items specific to your top themes, covering general academic life, relationships, study habits, and career. Your quest starts with the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute assessment that reveals your top five themes of talent. This online assessment is your entryway to a variety of experiences that will help you discover your greatest talents and develop strengths.

Schreiner, who has taught psychology and higher education at Azusa Pacific University and Eastern University. Used book in Good Condition. Strengthsquest was written by the late Donald O. This online assessment is your entryway to a variety of experiences that will help you discover your greatest talents and develop strengths.

Strengthsquest includes the Clifton StrengthsFinder, an online assessment that reveals students’ top five themes of talent. More than 100, 000 students have benefited from the program. And strengthsQuest also helps students make the most of those talents. Students and learners of all ages continually face the challenges of gaining direction, making decisions, and building self-confidence.

You’ll gain access to action items specific to your top themes, covering general academic life, relationships, study habits, and career. Through these talents, you will produce your greatest achievements.

Understanding Food: Principles and Preparation

Used book in Good Condition. Integrating these key topics with relevant information about nutrition and the food industry, the Fifth Edition gives you a thorough overview of the different dimensions of food principles--and insight into the variety of career options available in the food industry. Numerous photographs and illustrations help you understand and apply what you read.

Understanding food: principles and preparation is your introductory guide to learning about foods, food preparation, food service, and food science. Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition.

Exploring Family Theories

After each chapter, a follow-up journal article exemplifies how that particular theory is used to guide actual research. Numerous examples and illustrations augment and clarify content, while application questions help students relate these theories to the real world. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

In each chapter, Suzanne R. Hamon present the history, scholarship, and critiques of one principal family theory in a concise manner. Smith and Raeann R. Cengage Learning. Offering a diverse variety of perspectives, Exploring Family Theories, Fourth Edition, is a combined text/reader that integrates theory with research and applications.


Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence: An Active Learning Approach

Using innovative pedagogy,  child development from infancy to Adolescence: An Active Learning Approach reveals a wide range of real-world applications for research and theory, creating an engaging learning experience that equips students with tools they can use long after the class ends. Sage Publications Inc.

. Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning. Levine and joyce munsch’s successful topical text, culture, play, including neuroscience, inviting students to forge a personal connection to the latest topics shaping the field, diversity, and media. This exciting chronological introduction to child development employs the lauded active learning approach of Laura E.

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Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals 3rd Edition Fashion Series

Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning. Emphasizing drawing as a mental as well as physical exercise, the text helps students draw designs on paper faster and easier, showing them how visual communication with clients can provide better, more economical design solutions. Used book in Good Condition.

Practical, design graphics provides more complete coverage of the basics, and reader-friendly, straightforward, making concepts and techniques accessible to students with highly diversified educational and technical backgrounds. Design graphics: drawing techniques for design professionals, combines–in a single volume–simple techniques and skills related to sketching, design-development, Third Edition, and the schematic or preliminary phase of design presentation.

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Understanding Construction Drawings

This proven, understanding, uniquely practical text provides your students with a thorough guide to reading, and working with construction drawings. Cengage Learning. The text is designed from start to finish for real-world relevance, with topics organized by actual construction processes, hundreds of practical questions and activities, realistic construction drawings integrated into chapter content, and full-size residential and commercial construction prints.

Used book in Good Condition. Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The author covers fundamental concepts including views, lines, as well as more advanced principles and practices such as orienting and cross-referencing drawings, and working with commercial construction elements like structural steel, and symbols, interpreting complex drawings, basic dimensioning, masonry, and reinforced concrete.

In addition to updates related to 2015 codes, two-family building in an urban, and seismic considerations, with new drawings for a four-story, the text features an all-new unit covering multi-building developments, fire code and sound control measures, seismic-sensitive area. Now updated to reflect the 2015 international building code and 2015 International Residential Code, practices, the Seventh Edition includes accurate, up-to-date information on current materials, and standards to prepare students for career success in modern building trades.