Author: Katherine S. Ankerson, Jill Pable
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Interior Design: Practical Strategies for Teaching and Learning provides a pedagogical approach specifically geared to instruction in interior design. Combining theory with practical application and examples unique to the interior design discipline, the unifying theme of the book is achieving excellence in design education. For first-time teachers whose formal training as educators is more limited than their expertise in the discipline of interior design, this text serves as a primary, specialized resource. For both new and seasoned teachers, it is a handy, just-in-time reference for those sticky situations when one needs a fresh perspective in teaching an idea in a new way. The text is enriched by case studies; grading rubrics and student critiques; definitions of educational jargon; tables and graphs; photos of teaching-related activities and spaces; and a bibliography for further information on teaching and learning topics.
Author: Jim Dawkins, Jill Pable
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
"Books such as this are imperative for our students to learn skills taught as part of a class. Although this book is geared towards interior design, the content and skills development will be as important to students in garden design and soft furnishings alike." Vicky McClymont, National Design Academy, Nottingham, UK Use detailed, step-by-step techniques to create quick perspective sketches. The book will help you develop important skills for ideation and client communication. Exercises cover a wide range of elements including doors, windows, stairs, millwork, furnishings, and ceilings, as well as more advanced topics like shade and shadowing, scene composition, contrast, and materials and textures. -Interactive digital content, including demonstration videos and self-assessment exercises -Presented in three parts: beginning, intermediate, and advanced sketching techniques -Sketching Gallery shows the work of practitioners allowing you to enhance your style PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501323508.
Author: Robbie G. Blakemore
A comprehensive survey of the major historical periods of interior architecture and decorative styles, History of Interior Design & Furniture, Second Edition features more than 175 new illustrations, including over 150 full colour photographs. From Ancient Egypt to Nineteenth-Century Revival Styles that characterise the Victorian age, furniture and design are placed within the broader context of social, political, economic, and technological perspectives of each period.
Author: Robin Nixon
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.
Author: Elizabeth B. Goldsmith
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Applies the principles of planning, implementing and evaluating needs in household settings in order to facilitate better decision making and problem solving within families.
Author: Roseanne Thong
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Younger children will be engaged by Red Is a Dragon, as a young girl finds a rainbow of colors in her everyday life. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which will look almost identical to the print version. Additionally for devices that support audio, this ebook includes a read-along setting.
Author: Lourdes P. Norman-McKay
This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives students the flexibility to take only what they need to class and add their own notes--all at an affordable price. For pre-nursing and allied health students (including mixed-majors courses). Building tomorrow's healthcare leaders Lourdes Norman-McKay wrote Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles to equip tomorrow's allied health professionals with necessary critical thinking skills. In the first and only introductory microbiology text developed from the ground up for allied health professionals, Norman-McKay teaches not only the fundamentals of microbiology, but also how to apply critical thinking to real-world healthcare scenarios. The author introduces her unique "S.M.A.R.T." problem-solving framework (Summarize known and unknown, Make connections, Avoid distractors, Read and re-read, Thoroughly answer) that helps students tackle clinical cases online and throughout the book. This textbook is the first on the market written to align with the American Society of Microbiology's Allied Health Learning Outcomes, featuring NCLEX/HESI/TEAS-style questions and emphasizing topics that are medically relevant. The author's conversational writing style employs accessible analogies and humor to engage students in their reading, while the artwork incorporates new research-based learning design principles to focus learners on what is truly important. Online videos of clinical cases, tutorials, and animations coach students through tough concepts in Mastering(tm) Microbiology, complementing Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles and helping students think clinically and critically. Also available with Mastering Microbiology Mastering(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. An expanded, robust Mastering Microbiology program works with the text to provide an interactive and personalized learning experience that ensures students learn microbiology both in and out of the classroom. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(tm) Geography does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Geography, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the loose-leaf version of the text and Mastering Geography, search for: 0134812832 / 9780134812830 Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringMicrobiology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 1/e
Author: Peter A. Koenig
Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals, Third Edition, combines–in a single volume–simple techniques and skills related to sketching, design-development, and the schematic or preliminary phase of design presentation. 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. Practical, straightforward, and reader-friendly,Design Graphics provides more complete coverage of the basics, making concepts and techniques accessible to students with highly diversified educational and technical backgrounds.
Author: Virginia Henderson
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Virginia wrote Zippy the Dreamer thinking about an old estate near her childhood home in north western Pennsylvania.It was abandon in disreputable neglect and disrepair.A perfect setting For The story.Since writing the book she is happy to report that the old estate has been majestically restored.A part of history has been reclaimed.Virginia loves children and is well aware of the magic of books, and how children when they learn to read or are read to will learn to appreciate reading.She believes children as a general rule love fantasy and make believe.Virginia resides in Middleburg Florida with her daughter and son in law during the late fall and winter.During the spring and summer she resides in their summer home located in the small village of West Monterey, situated on the banks of the Allegheny river nestled in the foot hills of the picturesque Allegheny mountains.Virginia has one son, three daughters, and ten grand children, nine great grand children and three great great grand children. She also has four step grand children and nine step great grand children.In 1983 her husband passed away after a long hard batlle with multiple sclerosis. In 1985 she decided to go back to school.She went to Florida State College of Jacksonville.Graduated 1987 with a associate degree in interior design.Worked in that fi eld until she decide to retire.This is Virginia's fi rst children's book, but who knows maybe in the near future Virginia will decide to send Zippy on another adventure.
Author: Edith Crouch
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
The work of Walker & Gillette, one of the leading architectural firms of the twentieth century, is documented with an extensive text and over 800 illustrations. These include many unpublished works by the company and by architect Joseph Mordecai Hirschman, whose passion for old world buildings influenced their design. The first half of the twentieth century featured a wide variety of architectural styles, including Classicism, Art Deco, and Modernism, which Walker & Gillette used well. Established in the early twentieth century, this firm would remain active until the 1950s. Over the years, the firm diversified, planning residential country estates, urban mansions, town homes, and apartments. Commercial, corporate, and governmental architecture, Art Deco skyscrapers, and unique commissions are all covered, as are the interiors they created for private yachts, ocean liners, the Playland Amusement Park, and their 1939 New York World's Fair offering. This book has relevance and appeal to architects, artists, historians, and readers who love vibrant American history.
Author: Randy L. Bell
Publisher: NSTA Press
If you're waiting to be convinced that computers offer more than pricey bells and whistles in the classroom, this is the book that will open your mind to technology's potential. But even if you're an early (and avid) adopter, you'll discover intriguing new concepts for technology-based teaching strategies that help students really learn science concepts. The featured technologies range from the easy to master (such as digital cameras) to the more complex (such as Probeware and geographic information systems). Among the chapter topics: digital images and video for teaching science; using computer simulations; Probeware tools for science investigations; extending inquiry with geo-technologies; acquiring online data for scientific analysis; Web-based inquiry products, and online assessments and hearing students think about science. The book's emphasis is never on technology for technology's sake. Each chapter includes a summary of current research on the technology's effectiveness in the classroom; best-practice guidelines drawn from the research and practitioner literature; and innovative ideas for teaching with the particular technology. The goal is to stimulate your thinking about using these tools, and deepen your students' engagement in science content.
Author: Christopher Schmitt
Publisher: Pearson Education
Graphics are key to the user experience of online content, especially now that users are accessing that content on a multitude of devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. This book provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today. It serves beginners and intermediate web builders alike with a complete foundation needed to create successful illustrative and navigational imagery for web and mobile. Coverage includes: lessons on typography, icons, color, and images the latest information on HTML5, CSS3, and other modern technologies in-depth exploration of image formats: GIF, PNG, JPEG, and SVG ways to employ adaptive strategies for responsive web design