The Georgia Southern University Faculty Bookshelf includes books authored and edited by Georgia Southern faculty members.
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Faculty bookshelves include content attributed to Georgia Southern faculty. For a complete list of their works, view their SelectedWorks profiles.
Mark D. Hanna, Georgia Southern University2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Mark D. Hanna authored Operations Management MBA Primer.
WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education
Larry Hatfield and S. Chamberlin1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes authored “Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in the Sciences: A Virtual Conversation” in the publication WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education..
Book Summary: Mathematics education, STMC, Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, University of Wyoming
In Sprint 2011 the University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (STMC) hosted the Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in Science Seminar. This virtual seminar invited speakers from across the country to discuss aspects of quantitative reasoning and mathematical modeling in the sciences. This article summaries the collective wisdom shared by ... Read more
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored Minitab Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (2nd Edition) for the publication The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences.
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored TI Graphing Calculator Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (2nd Edition - 1) for the publication The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences.
James A. Johnson and Carleen Stoskop1-29-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century. Georgia Southern University faculty member James H. Stephens co-authored “The Health System of the Russian Federation” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century
Theresa Malphrus Welford10-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Theresa Malphrus Welford edited The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems.
Book Summary: As Gertrude Stein might have put it, a cento is a collage is a mix tape is a video montage.
This hypothetical description is fitting in a number of ways. Although the cento form is ancient - in existence since at least the days of Virgil and Homer - it was also used to striking effect in the Modern era: consider, for example, T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and Ezra Pound's Cantos.
More recent centos include John Ashbery's ""The Dong with ... Read more
Munir Ahmad, Muhammad Hanif, and Hassen Muttlak2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Hani M. Samawi authored “Stratified Rank Set Sample" in the publication Ranked Set Sampling.
Book Summary: Ranked Set Sampling is one of the new areas of study in this region of the world and is a growing subject of research. Recently, researchers have paid attention to the development of the types of sampling; though it was not welcome in the beginning, it has numerous advantages over the classical sampling techniques. Ranked Set Sampling is doubly random and can be used in any survey designs.
The Pakistan Journal of Statistics had attracted statisticians and samplers around ... Read more
Hamid R. Arabnia, University of Georgia; Ray Hashemi, Georgia Southern University; and Fernando G. Tinetti, National University of La Plata, Argentina1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Ray Hashemi co-edited Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering alongside Hamid R. Arabnia, Gregory Vert, Anitha Chennamaneni, and Ashu M. G. Solo.
Gregory Chamblee, Georgia Southern University7-19-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gregory Chamblee authored GACE Mathematics Assessment (022, 023).
Book Summary: If you’re ready to start teaching in Georgia, REA has the GACE test prep you need! REA’s GACE High School Mathematics Assessment (022, 023) Test Prep with TestWare® CD Puts Georgia Teachers in a Class of Their Own! New! First Edition! REA’s newest addition to our GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) test prep library helps you get one step closer to teaching in a Georgia classroom. This test prep is perfect for teacher candidates, students, out-of-state teachers, and career-changing professionals who are ... Read more
Ding-Geng Chen, Georgia Southern University and Karl E. Peace, Georgia Southern University12-14-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty members Karl E. Peace and Ding-Geng Chen co-authored Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R.
Book Summary: Too often in biostatistical research and clinical trials, a knowledge gap exists between developed statistical methods and the applications of these methods. Filling this gap, Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R provides a thorough presentation of biostatistical analyses of clinical trial data and shows step by step how to implement the statistical methods using R. The book’s practical, detailed approach draws on the authors’ 30 years of real-world experience in biostatistical research and clinical development.
Each chapter presents examples of ... Read more
Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Elizabeth Downs authored The School Library Media Specialist's Policy and Procedure Writer.
Book Summary: In one detailed multimedia source, you'll find everything you need to evaluate your library's current policies and procedures, and suggestions to help you develop new ones in today's more complex digital content environment.
Among the many areas covered are:
* Collection Development
* Equipment and Materials Maintenance
* Year-End Reporting
* Web Publishing and Design
* Reading Incentive Programs
* Serving Students with Special Needs
You'll find more than 300 sample policies, procedures, ... Read more
College Algebra in Context with Applications to the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences (3rd. Ed.)
Ronald J. Harshbarger, University of South Carolina - Beaufort and Lisa S. Yocco, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Lisa S. Yocco co-authored College Algebra in Context with Applications to the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences.
Book Summary: Harshbarger/Yocco’s College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Third Edition uses modeling and real-data problems to develop the skills that students will need for their future courses and careers. Applications anticipate the math that students will encounter in their professional lives, giving them the practice they need to become adept problem-solvers. Every chapter begins with the Algebra Toolbox, which reviews the skills and concepts necessary to master the material ahead. ... Read more
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored Minitab Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (3rd Edition) for the publication Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored TI Graphing Calculator Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (7th Edition) for the publication Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.
Robert L. Lake, Georgia Southern University9-30-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Lake edited Dear Maxine: Letters from the Unfinished Conversation.
Lake also authored "Living Beyond Walls" in Dear Maxine: Letters from the Unfinished Conversation.
Book Summary: This collection brings together a prestigious group of individuals who have wondered, looked at, revised, acted on, questioned, and changed their world because of their connection to American philosopher Maxine Greene. Over 75 teachers, students, colleagues, artists, and others, such as Gloria Ladson-Billings, Herb Kohl, Mike Rose, Deborah Meier, and William Ayers have written edgy, thoughtful letters addressed to Maxine about her work, their own, and ... Read more
Kathleen A. Ohman1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Melissa K. Garno authored “Mental Health: Substance Abuse” and “Mental Health: Pharmacology and Parenteral Therapies” in the publication Davis's Q&A for the NCLEX-RN Examination 1st Edition.
Karl E. Peace, Georgia Southern University and Ding-Geng Chen, Georgia Southern University7-20-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty members Karl E. Peace and Ding-Geng Chen co-authored Clinical Trial Methodology.
Book Summary: Now viewed as its own scientific discipline, clinical trial methodology encompasses the methods required for the protection of participants in a clinical trial and the methods necessary to provide a valid inference about the objective of the trial. Drawing from the authors’ courses on the subject as well as the first author’s more than 30 years working in the pharmaceutical industry, Clinical Trial Methodology emphasizes the importance of statistical thinking in clinical research and presents the methodology as a key component of clinical ... Read more
Charles E. Pearson and Fred C. Cook1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich authored “Identification of Silicified Wood Samples, Appendix B in Excavation at the "Bead Maker's Midden," Ossabaw Island, Georgia” in the publication An Examination of Mississippian Period Craft Production on the Georgia Coast.
James S. Reichard, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member James S. Reichard authored Environmental Geology.
Book Summary: Environmental Geology is an exciting new entry for introductory geology courses. This text skillfully weaves the important themes of energy, human interactions, and global climate systems into a readable and contemporary view of geologic processes within the environmental framework. In addition, the author has utilized specific learning aids to pique student interest and to enhance the learning experience.
L. B. Sitkin and L. B. Cardinal2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Misty L. Loughry authored “Peer Control in Organizations” in the publication Organizational Control.
Chapter Summary: Peer control occurs when workers who are at the same organizational level or in the same field exert lateral control over their peers. Peer control is widespread in organizations, yet is not well understood. This chapter discusses the scope of the peer control concept, including different types of formal and informal peer controls designed by managers and workers. The potential benefits and drawbacks of peer control are also discussed. Five theoretical perspectives that can be used to examine informal peer ... Read more
B. Smith; James L. Higdon, Georgia Southern University; Sarah J.U. Higdon, Georgia Southern Universtiy; and N. Bastian6-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty members James L. Higdon and Sarah J.U. Higdon co-editedGalaxy Wars: Star Formation and Stellar Populations in Interacting Galaxies.
Glenn Stracher, Anupma Prakesh, and Ellina V. Sokol11-29-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Karen M. McCurdy authored “The Policy Setting for Coal Fires: Indicators for Government Action” in the publication Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 1: Coal – Geology and Combustion.
Chapter Summary: A reference volume for the international coal and peat fire research community, that includes geoscientists and engineers. The article establishes the policy setting for coal fires, explaining why some governments will take action to ameliorate naturally occurring and man-made fires while others will not.
Barney Barney Warf9-16-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert A. Yarbrough authored “Racial Segregation” in the publication The Encyclopedia of Geography.
John A. Weaver, Georgia Southern University2-5-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member John A. Weaver authored Educating the Posthuman: Biosciences, Fiction, and Curriculum Studies.
Book Summary: Educating the Posthuman is an exciting and refreshing book. Bravo! This book is unique and unusual. Weaver explores the intersections between literature, biosciences and curriculum theory. Understanding the posthuman best happens when scholars explore these three interrelated areas of study. From Frankenstein to Einstein, Weaver creates a fascinating text that all educators, literary scholars and scientists should read. From the problematics of pharmaceuticals to the promise of scholarly debate, this text dazzles. Weaver argues that the scientific issues of our day ... Read more
Martha L. Abell, Georgia Southern University and James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University1-1-2009
Georgia Southern University faculty member Martha L. Abel and James P. Braselton authored Introductory Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems.
Book Summary: This text is for courses that are typically called (Introductory) Differential Equations, (Introductory) Partial Differential Equations, Applied Mathematics, Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems. The text is appropriate for two semester courses: the first typically emphasizes ordinary differential equations and their applications while the second emphasizes special techniques (like Laplace transforms) and partial differential equations. The texts follows a traditional curriculum and takes the traditional (rather than dynamical systems) approach.
Introductory Differential Equations is a text that follows ... Read more