This book presents a detailed overview of day-to-day operations of laboratories. Commercial laboratories that cater to the environmental community are emphasized. The book is divided into three parts: laboratory management, practical solutions to common laboratory problems, and suggestions for increasing laboratory productivity.
By now, all good designers and developers realize the importance of Usability for their work. Usable websites offer great user experience, and great user experience lead to happy customers. This eBook features 6 selected articles on user interface engineering and innovative techniques in Web Design, which will help you improve your websites user experience and satisfy your visitors, with smart design decisions. TABLE OF CONTENTS - Improve The User Experience By Tracking Errors - Designing Drop Down Menus: Examples And Best Practices - New Approaches To Designing Log In Forms - 9 Common Usability Mistakes In Web Design - Horizontal Navigation Menus: Trends, Patterns And Best Practices - Innovative Techniques To Simplify Sign Ups and Log Ins
Learn how to successfully employ practical techniques that infuse information literacy instruction with humor. • Dozens of practical examples of teaching information literacy using humor • Contributions from more than 30 professional academic librarians who share their methods of teaching information literacy using humor • A multidisciplinary bibliography reflecting humor in the fields of communication theory, education, library science, performance theory, and psychology • A webliography of funny YouTube clips relevant to libraries and information literacy
Are you familiar with the term User Experience (UX) and the principles that determine a user-friendly website? If yes, then all you need to do is to learn some more useful techniques that will make your user interface designs even better! User Experience, Practical Techniques, Volume 1 features seven selected articles on usability principles which will help you design user-centered websites by showing you helpful examples of the best practices and which common mistakes to avoid in your next project. TABLE OF CONTENTS - 10 Principles Of Effective Web Design - Five More Principles Of Effective Web Design - 10 Useful Techniques To Improve Your User Interface Designs -10 Useful Web Application Interface Designs - 12 Useful Techniques For Good User Interface Design - An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability - 10 Usability Nightmares You Should Be Aware Of
You just got a new job as a band director. The principal just shook your hand, and gave you the keys to the bandroom. What do you do now? Practical Techniques for Building the High School Marching Band is for band directors that are new to the profession, are going into a band program that is new or must be rebuilt, or just wants to improve their current program. The book is intended to be a practical source for directors, and covers topics that are not ordinarily covered in music education or instrumental methods classes.
Practical Techniques for Groundwater and Soil Remediation is a compilation of articles by the author that were printed in the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) magazine Groundwater Monitoring Review. The book provides valuable data, emphasizes the practical aspects of remediation, presents results from actual remediation programs, and helps readers prepare remediation strategies. The book also includes detailed technical data on treatment equipment performance and the costs associated with their design and operation. A unique feature of the book is that it also contains data from treatment systems that did not work. Practical Techniques for Groundwater and Soil Remediation is a "must have" source of invaluable data and tips that will be useful for all groundwater and soil remediation professionals.
This introductory guide is aimed at anyone who is interested in working with the chakra system, meridiens and vibrational techniques, and includes chapters on vibrational therapies such as sound and colour therapy, aromatherapy, gemstone therapy and homeopathy.
Drama is increasingly being recognised as a valuable pedagogy for language learning as it can harness children‘s imaginations and stimulate their desire to communicate. Second Learning Language through Drama draws on current theories of additional and foreign language learning and illustrates through practical case studies how drama can be used to support the four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Drawing on the work of an international group of practitioners who are all highly experienced in using drama for the purpose of second language learning, the book clearly explains key drama conventions and strategies and outlines the innovative ways they have been used to create enjoyable and stimulating classroom activities that allow for multiple ways of learning. Throughout the book the emphasis is on making language learning accessible and relevant to children and young people through creative, physically active and playful approaches. The strategies described are all highly flexible and readily adaptable to different teaching contexts. Specific themes include: Using stories and drama to motivate learners at all levels Drama, language learning and identity Assessment opportunities through process drama Issues of language learning and cultural empowerment Digital storytelling Film & drama aesthetics Second Language Learning through Drama will be of great interest to those studying on undergraduate and postgraduate courses and will serve as a highly valuable text to practitioners looking to incorporate the approaches described into their lessons and classroom activities.