Non Fiction Summaries

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Richardson, W. (2008). Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. This book is a great tool for those wanting to learn more about Web 2.0 tools. While it is geared with a teacher in mind, it provides enough information to help you get your own blog, wiki, […]

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Polar Science and Global Climate

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Polar Science and Global Climate: An International Resource for Education and Outreach image image_caption author Bettina Kaiser, Becky Allen, Sandra Zicus language English subject Education and Outreach in Polar Science publisher Pearson Custom Publishing release_date March 2010 media_type Print (Paperback) and CD-ROM pages 238 isbn ISBN 978-1-84959-593-3 Polar Science and Global Climate: […]

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Prometheus Rising

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Prometheus Rising title_orig translator image author Robert Anton Wilson cover_artist country United States language English series genre Non-fiction publisher release_date 1983 (First Edition) media_type Paperback pages isbn ISBN 1-56184-056-4 preceded_by followed_by Chapter Summaries Part I – Introduction 1. The Thinker & The Prover The human mind behaves as though it were […]

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100 Ways To Motivate Others

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“”100 Ways To Motivate Others”” copyright >Author : Steve Chandler and Scott Richardson Publisher : Career Press, 2004 ISBN : 1564147711 Copyright remain with the above author/publisher. Key take aways from the above book Wake Yourself Up. Use Your Best Time for Your Biggest Challenge. Use the Power of Deadlines. Use Positive Reinforcement. Use 10 […]

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The Paradox of Choice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

”’Barry Schwartz – Paradox of Choice ”’ Barry Schwartz, a Swarthmore College professor, citing research results from psychologists, economists, market researchers and decision scientists makes five counter-intuitive arguments in this book, The Paradox of Choice: Why Less is More. We would be better off if we: Voluntarily constrained our freedom of choice. Sought “good enough” […]

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Outsiders

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Outsiders – Studies in the Sociology of Deviance by Howard S. Becker “infobox Book “ name Outsiders – Studies in the Sociology of Deviance orig title translator image author Howard S. Becker cover_artist country language English series genre publisher release_date media_type pages isbn preceded_by followed_by Summary The author defines a deviant as one who deviates […]

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Shock Doctrine

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The book has an introduction, a main body and a conclusion, divided into seven parts with a total of 21 chapters. The introduction sketches the history of the last thirty years where economic shock doctrine has been applied throughout the world, from South America in the seventies to New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. Klein introduces […]

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The Feminine Mystique

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Feminine Mystique is a 1963 book written by Betty Friedan which attacked the popular notion that women of that time could only find fulfillment through childbearing and homemaking. According to The New York Times obituary of Friedan in 2006, it “ignited the contemporary women’s movement in 1963 and as a result permanently transformed the […]

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Hardball: How Politics is Played Told by One Who Knows the Game

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Hardball: How Politics is Played Told by One Who Knows the Game image image caption Free Press Edition author Chris Matthews country America language English language genre(s) Non-fiction publisher Free Press release date 1988 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 240 isbn 0684845598 Chapter Summaries Chapter One: It’s Not Who You […]

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The Hot Zone

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“The Hot Zone, A Terrifying True Story” by Richard Preston is a non-fiction thriller that tells that true story of the sudden appearance of a highly infectious and deadly virus in the central African rain forest. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic “hot” […]

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