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Sustaining and Improving Learning Communities
Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Nancy S. Shapiro

Jossey-Bass, 2004

Sustaining and Improving Learning Communities is the long awaited follow-up to the groundbreaking book Creating Learning Communities. The authors continue their exploration of the concept of learning communities as an innovation in undergraduate curricular instruction that allow students to actively participate in their own education, and deepen and diversify their college experience. Jodi Levine Laufgraben and Nancy S. Shapiro address a wide ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity

Oxford University Press, 2008

The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate. And while many books have focused on the expected ecological consequences, or on the aesthetic, ethical, sociological, or economic dimensions of this loss, Sustaining Life is the first book to examine the full range of potential threats that diminishing biodiversity poses to human health. Edited and written by Harvard Medical School ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining the Transformation
U.S. Marine Corps

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

The Corps does two things for America: they make Marines and they win the nation's battles. The ability to successfully accomplish the latter depends on how well the former is done.
  
  











  



  
Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2014

SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is fully updated with the latest statistics and reports of ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining the Law - Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters
Gordon A. Madsen

BYU Studies, 2014

Here is an extensive look at the legal encounters of Joseph Smith, prophet and organizer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout his life, legal issues became familiar to him, with enormous impacts. One cannot come to grips with the life and accomplishments of Joseph Smith without studying his numerous encounters with judges, lawyers, judicial procedures, legal transactions, and legal principles. This book is a first step ...
  
  











  



  
The Sustaining Utterance: Discourses on Chassidic Thought
Adin Steinsaltz

Koren Publishers Jerusalem, 2014

The Sustaining Utterance is a collection of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz's oral teachings on the second book of the Tanya, Shaar HaYichud VeHaEmunah (Gate to Unity and Faith), also known as Chinuch Katan (Education of the Child), written by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the 18th-century founder of the Chabad movement. In this book, Rabbi Steinsaltz addresses profound questions relating to our knowledge of God and the world, and brings new ...
  
  











  



  
Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom
Bruce A. Marlowe, Marilyn L. Page

Corwin, 2005

Updated Edition of Bestseller! Marlowe and Page bring together constructivist theory with step-by-step guidance and ready-to-use checklists to make constructivist learning a reality in your classroom.
  
  











  



  
Cengage Advantage Books: Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2011

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The ...
  
  











  



  
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Intellect Ltd, 2013

In this day and age, when art has become more of a commodity and art school graduates are convinced that they can only make a living from their work by attaining gallery representation, it is more important than ever to show the reality of how a professional, contemporary artist sustains a creative practice over time. The forty essays collected in Living and Sustaining a Creative Life are written in the artists’ own voices and take the form ...
  
  











  



  
The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development
Jeffrey Liker, Gary L. Convis

McGraw-Hill, 2011

The missing link to long-term Lean success! Despite the fact that companies worldwide have adopted Lean production, none has sustained the same levels of excellence as Toyota. Why? Leadership. In The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, Jeffrey Liker and Gary L. Convis, a former executive V.P. and managing officer of Toyota, help executives and senior managers get employees to refocus their efforts--from simply performing their singular function to ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining the Family Business
Marshall B. Paisner

Basic Books, 2000

From the local dry cleaner to the nation’s largest breweries, family businesses make up 90 percent of the 15 million businesses in the United States. Yet only one-third make it to the second generation, and only 10 percent to the third. As he prepared to retire after 30 years at the helm of a successful business, Marshall Paisner set out to develop a resource that would outline a comprehensive set of principles to help business owners ...
  
  











  



  
The Dance of Change: The challenges to sustaining momentum in a learning organization (A fifth discipline ...
Peter M. Senge

Crown Business, 1999

Since Peter Senge published his groundbreaking book The Fifth Discipline , he and his associates have frequently been asked by the business community: "How do we go beyond the first steps of corporate change? How do we sustain momentum?" They know that companies and organizations cannot thrive today without learning to adapt their attitudes and practices. But companies that establish change initiatives discover, after initial success, that even ...
  
  











  



  
Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation
Steven C Bell, Michael A Orzen

Productivity Press, 2010

Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award Information Technology is supposed to enable business performance and innovation, improve service levels, manage change, and maintain quality and stability, all while steadily reducing operating costs. Yet when an enterprise begins a Lean transformation, too often the IT department is either left out or viewed as an obstacle. What is to be done? Winner of a 2011 Shingo Research ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining the Spirit: Callings, Commitments, & Vocational Challenges
Catherine Cronin Carotta, Michael Carotta

Twenty-Third Publications, 2005

Sustaining the Spirit offers us fresh insights into the meaning and reality of vocation. Tradionally, a vocation has been understood to be related to our life's work. In this book, however, you will discover how vocation expands far beyond work to encompass the essence, purpose, and direction of each individual life. Real-life anecdotes, original study, and down-to-earth points for reflection shed light on finding one’s true direction in ...
  
  











  



  
The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Leader's Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence
Larry E. Fast

Productivity Press, 2011

Explaining how to implement and sustain a top-down strategy for manufacturing excellence, The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Leader’s Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence provides a comprehensive, proven approach for delivering world-class performance while also cultivating the right culture through leadership and mentoring. Tapping into four decades of leadership experience, 35 years of it in the manufacturing ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining China's Economic Growth After the Global Financial Crisis (Peterson Institute for International ...
Nicholas R. Lardy

Peterson Institute, 2012

The global financial crisis and ensuing economic downturn has raised many questions concerning the future of global economic growth. Prior to the financial crisis, global growth was characterized by growing imbalances, reflected primarily in large trade surpluses in China, Japan, Germany, and the oil exporting countries and rapidly growing deficits, primarily in the United States. The global crisis raises the question of whether the previous ...
  
  











  



  
Sustaining Professional Learning Communities (The Soul of Educational Leadership Series)
Alan M. Blankstein, Paul D. Houston, ...

Corwin, 2007

Featuring contributions from top educators, the third volume of The Soul of Educational Leadership series examines leadership and moral choices and offers strategies for supporting professional learning communities.
  
  











  



  
Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs: A Guide for Practitioners
Gerald M. Greenfield, Jennifer R. Keup, ...

Jossey-Bass, 2013

First-year programs and interventions have become critical launching pads for student success and retention in higher education. However, these programs often flounder not because of what they are trying to do, but because of the ways in which they are implemented. Copublished with the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, this is a comprehensive, practical, how-to guide to developing new first-year ...
  
  











  



  
Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Brian Walker PhD, David Salt

Island Press, 2006

Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the situation in the first place: more control, more intensification, and greater efficiency. "Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing ...
  
  











  



  
Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom
Bruce A. Marlowe, Marilyn L. Page

Corwin, 2005

Updated Edition of Bestseller! Marlowe and Page bring together constructivist theory with step-by-step guidance and ready-to-use checklists to make constructivist learning a reality in your classroom.
  
  











  








   



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