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  • Academic Writing and grammar 2ED (Sage) by Osmond

    by Osmond
    ‘With well-defined learning outcomes supported by accessible content and sound examples, this book offers a lively, engaging guide to enhancing the quality and clarity of students’ writing.’
    Dr Kate Daniels, University of Cambridge

    ‘This is an excellent text for both UK and international students at all levels and in a variety of subject areas. For students who find it difficult to get their ideas down on paper, this book provides some excellent strategies and techniques to overcome this challenge.’
    Dr Ruth Hewston, University of Worcester

    Grappling with grammar? Struggling with punctuation? This useful guide shows you how to improve the quality of your work at university — fast – by identifying and using correct English grammar and punctuation in your academic writing.

    Giving tried and tested advice from student workshops, Alex Osmond shares practical examples that illustrate common mistakes and shows you how to avoid them.

    KSh3,490.00
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 4th Edition (McGraw) by David Romer

    by David Romer
    David Romer’s Advanced Macroeconomics, 4e, continues its tradition as the standard text and the starting point for graduate macroeconomic courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics. Formal models are used to present and analyse key ideas and issues. The theoretical analysis is supplemented by examples of relevant empirical work, illustrating the ways that theories can be applied and tested. This well-respected and well-known text is unique in the marketplace.

    KSh7,190.00
  • Aids Education for the Youth

    This book was written to be used by young people who want to know more about their sexuality and the reason God created them as sexual beings Because everyone is familiar with the AIDS crisis, the book begins by reviewing some basic medical facts on AIDS. The focus of this book, however, goes far beyond the present crisis.The question is not simply how to deal with a severe problem. The crucial question is how to understand a mystery called sex. AIDS is a looming disaster because it has become, almost overnight, the single most fatal disease in some of the world’s largest population centres. Human sexuality is one of the most beautiful aspects of our existence and one of the deepest mysteries of human nature. The better we understand this mystery—we will never fully comprehend it—the better we can deal with the AIDS crisis and other similar crises that threaten us.The second section of this book deals with marriage and preparation for marriage. It handles the topic from your point of view, here and now. as a person who still has a lot of other issues in life to deal with.

    KSh232.00
  • Algebra 2nd Edition (Artin) by Michael Artin

    by Michael Artin
    Algebra, Second Edition, by Michael Artin, discusses concrete topics of algebra in greater detail than most textbooks, preparing readers for the more abstract concepts. This book covers all of the topics that are important to the average mathematician, and are covered in the typical course. Linear algebra is tightly integrated throughout.

    KSh4,590.00
  • All you wanted to know Mathematics Volume 1 …

    Together, the two volumes cover all the mathematics needed for an introductory course in the physical sciences. The approach taken is to learn through understanding real examples, showing mathematics as a tool for understanding physical systems and their behaviour. The aim is to make the student feel at home with real problems by creating a toolkit through a wide range of examples. The traditional approach of teaching theory for its own sake is not used in this course. Dr Lyons brings a wealth of teaching experience to this refreshing textbook on the fundamentals of mathematics for physics and engineering

    KSh8,410.00
  • Basic Grammar and Usage 8th Edition by Penelope Choy

    by Penelope Choy
    Help students master the basics of the English language with “Basic Grammar and Usage, International Edition”. Covering the important rules of grammar, usage, and syntax, this text provides clear explanations and numerous examples to help students succeed. Exercises help them strengthen their grammar and the book-specific website has grammar reviews that ensure that they master the material.

    KSh2,250.00
  • Brief Counselling in Schools by Dennis Lines

    by Dennis Lines
    Brief Counselling in Schools, third edition, is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, the author draws on a method of brief integrative counselling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work effectively in an often pressured and time-limited setting. This fully revised and updated edition: ” includes a whole new chapter on self-harm ” discusses the latest research findings ” outlines up-to-date Safeguarding legislation and Child Protection protocols ” explores a teamwork approach to counselling ” examines the contribution of neuroscience to adolescent brain development ” considers the harmful effects of cyber bullying ” is in an accessible format with reflective exercises on ethical issues. Steeped in vivid case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, this invaluable book will help develop the theoretical knowledge, understanding and skills base of any youth counsellor, teacher or social worker based in a school or college setting.

    KSh5,290.00
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Foundations 3rd Edition by Diana Sanders

    by Diana Sanders
    In their established introduction to contemporary CBT theory and practice, Diana Sanders & Frank Wills show how therapeutic change takes place across a holistic network of cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning. They explain the central concepts of CBT and illustrate – with numerous case examples – how these can effectively be put into practice at each stage of the therapeutic process. The revised book now includes: o Recent developments in CBT field, i.e., new settings and applications such as guided self-help, computerised CBT, IAPT and stepped care o Two brand new chapters on Mindfulness and increasing access to CBT o Extra case studies, chapter previews, exercises and further reading, plus an Appendix of further resources o Coverage of a wider range of client issues. Diana Sanders is Principal Counselling Psychologist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare NHS Trust.

    KSh4,750.00
  • Comprehensive Swahili-English Dictionary by Mohamed a Mohamed

    by Mohamed a Mohamed
    Comprehensive Swahili-English Dictionary is the latest publication of its kind and offers the most current use of the language among Swahili speakers today. The Dictionary has more than 60,000 entries and is is both a cultural guide to Kiswahili, and a cultural conversation between two influential languages in this 21st century.

    KSh1,740.00
  • Conducting Educational Research by Boudah

    by Boudah
    Designed to be used during the research process, this text walks readers through each step of a research project or thesis, including developing a research question, performing a literature search, developing a research plan, collecting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and sharing the conclusions with others.

    KSh8,840.00
  • Construction Mathematics 2nd Edition. by Surinder Virdi,Roy Baker…

    by Surinder Virdi, Roy Baker, Narinder kaur Virdi
    ‘This is an excellent resource for construction students, with step-by-step instructions helping them to understand and enjoy mathematics. Each chapter has an instruction and methodology section with solutions and testing at the end, enabling individual tracking and progression. This book will help my students improve their numeracy skills to achieve their diploma qualification.’Michael Cook, Lecturer, The Sheffield College’Construction Mathematics has proved to be an ideal text for Construction and Civil Engineering students at National Certificate level, whilst providing undergraduates with a well laid out revision text. The logical progression of ideas and the simple and clear examples prove valuable to students as they pass onto a higher level of study.’Derek Spalton, Senior Lecturer, University of DerbyConstruction Mathematics is an introductory level mathematics text, written specifically for students of construction and related disciplines.
    The second edition of this popular textbook is fully updated to match new curricula, and expanded to include even more learning exercises. End of chapter exercises cover a range of theoretical as well as practical problems commonly found in construction practice, and three detailed assignments based on practical tasks give students the opportunity to apply all the knowledge they have gained.

    KSh6,890.00
  • Cracking the GMAT Premium 2016 Edition by Princeton Review, Prince…

    by Princeton Review, Princeton
    Get all the prep you need to ace the GMAT with The Princeton Review, including 6 CAT practice exams, thorough topic reviews, and exclusive access to our online Premium Portal with tons of extra resources.
    Techniques That Actually Work.
    Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.
    Practice Your Way to Perfection.
    And, with Cracking the GMAT Premium Edition, you’ll get online access to our exclusive Premium Portal for an extra competitive edge:• Video tutorials with expert advice from leading course instructors• Excerpts from other Princeton Review GMAT titles for even more prep• Multi-week study plans• Examples of successful b-school essays and interviews with admissions officers• Special “GMAT Insider” section packed with information about admissions and financial aid, the MBA and your career, writing winning essays, and more

    KSh4,190.00
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy 2nd Edition by Hough

    by Hough
    Presenting the most recent developments in research and strategy, this text applies these theories and illustrates their implementation in business cases.

    KSh3,490.00
  • Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates 2nd Edition

    In Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates Second Edition, the authors show students how to read critically and how to write using critical techniques. This book is a ‘must-have’ resource for postgraduate students and early-career academics.

    KSh3,690.00
  • Cultural Anthropology the Human Challenge 13th Edition by Haviland

    by Haviland
    Offering compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, this market-leading text presents cultural anthropology in vivid, accessible terms – showing students how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around them. Honed, streamlined, and extensively updated throughout, the fourteenth edition continues to present the fundamental concepts from a holistic perspective using three unifying themes: the varied ways humans face the challenges of existence, the connections between culture and biology in shaping human beliefs and behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. This new edition also retains its integrated coverage of race, class, gender, and ethnicity as well as its popular Globalscape feature, which gets students thinking about the consequences of globalization and (sometimes) their own behavior. A strong supplements program provides instructors and students with a wealth of resources designed to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

    KSh4,950.00
  • Cutting Book: the Official guide to Cutting by Goldsbro, White, Cengage…

    by Goldsbro, White, Cengage Learning
    The Cutting Book is the ultimate resource for all trainee hairdressers, covering everything you need to know about cutting hair at levels 2 and 3. Beginning with the philosophy of hair cutting and how it has developed over time to give us today’s looks and styles, The Cutting Book will not only help you to learn how to successfully and confidently cut hair but will also help you to really get to grips with how hair behaves when cut. A full range of cutting methods are covered, to give you the technical know-how you need to visualize and create a desired end look from classic, current and emerging fashions. Packed full of easy to follow step-by-step photographs, the theory and cutting of Caucasian, Asian, African-Caribbean, male and female hair at levels 2 and 3 is all fully explained, with each style illustrated by a fantastic end result photograph for you to show to your clients. And that’s not all! The Cutting Book CD-ROM included really brings cutting to life, allowing you to find out more about key styles and techniques with animations, video demonstrations and interactive exercises for you to complete and use to test your own progress. This unique book and CD combination, which is made in association with the L’Oreal Professionnel Portfolio of artistic hairdressers, is a necessity for any aspiring hairdresser who wishes to reach the top of this dynamic and rewarding industry.

    KSh3,150.00
  • Darubini ya Sarufi by Assumpa k.Matei

    by Assumpa k.Matei
    Sarufi ndio uti wa mgongo wa lugha. Kwa mtazamo wake na kinachostahili kufunzwa katika ngazi tofauti umekuwa ukibadilika haraka. Matokeo yamekuwa utata mwingi unaowakumba wanafunzi na kwa kiasi fulani waalimu wao. Darubini ya Sarufi kimeandikwa kwa madhumuni ya kushughulikia utata huu na kuboresha matumizi sanifu ya sarufi ya Kiswahili. Pamoja na maelezo na mifano maridhawa, kumetolewa pia mazoezi ya kutosha ya kumsaidia mwenye kukitumia kujitathmini. Kitabu hiki kitakuwa chenye manufaa kwa wanafunzi wa shule za upili na vyuo anuwai. Vilevile kitamfaa mpenzi yeyote wa lugha ya Kiswahili aliye na maswali kuihusu sarufi ya Kiswahili.

    KSh615.00
  • Demystifying Participatory Community Development by Mulwa

    by Mulwa
    This book is one of the efforts today in search of effective strategies for poverty alleviation in Africa in the spirit of Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). It seeks to blend the two worlds of the normative, scholarly perspectives on the one hand, and the practitioner’s empiricism on the other. The book discusses a hybrid of ideas, methods and tools which have been tested and includes dis-tinct methodological streams such as Development Education and Leader-ship Teams in Action (DELTA), Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME). Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and Participatory Strategic Planning (PSP) among others. The book will be a useful guide, particularly in efforts to reinforce and strength-en the management of participatory development initiatives intended to em-power the poor and the powerless This book leaves no doubt about the fact that participatory development is a process of the people, and by the people, enabling them to become masters of their own destiny. It is suitable for both field practitioners as well as stu-dents in development studies. Project managers, programme officers and community workers in diverse settings within NGOs, CBOs, Faith-based de-velopment agencies and bilateral (government) funded projects will certainly find this book a gold mine.

    KSh1,740.00
  • Designing and Managing your Research

    This book provides information about the key areas needed for a successful project. It includes software skills, developing research objectives, writing proposals, literature reviews, getting ethics approval, seeking funding, managing a project, communicating research findings, and writing reports. There is also a chapter on working as an independent researcher.The book includes numerous examples, checklists, and practical exercises designed to assist the learning of research skills and the completion of crucial project tasks. It covers procedures needed for conducting projects electronically and accessing information from the Internet.

    KSh4,490.00
  • Developing Exemplary Performance by Michael

    by Michael
    Rejecting the notion that one solution fits all when it comes to improving employee performance, Michael Sabbag instead focuses on building exemplary performance with one employee, one step at a time. He lays out a simple process to identify the right performance focus

    KSh5,208.00
  • Distinction Science for Primary Teacher Education Year 1 by KLB

    by KLB
    A key objective of primary teacher education is to develop the basic theoretical and practical knowledge about the teaching profession, so that the teacher’s attitude and abilities can be geared towards professional commitment and competence. KLB’S DISTINCTION PTE SERIES has been developed with this objective in mind. The approach adopted is cognisant of the fact that the primary school learner is the centre of the primary teacher education. The aim of the series is to foster a consciousness for educational excellence in every primary school student-teacher.
    The main objective of teaching the SCIENCE COURSE at the primary school level is to equip learners with scientific knowledge and practical skills that they can apply in their day-to-day life. DISTINCTION SCIENCE FOR PTE has been written with this objective in mind. The book comprehensively covers the revised PTE Science syllabus by the KENYA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (KIE).

    KSh1,010.00
  • Doing a Literature Search: Comprehensive by Hart

    by Hart
    Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable the reader to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information.

    KSh4,950.00
  • Doing Research with Children A Practical Guide 3rd … by Anne Greig

    by Anne Greig
    Doing Research with Children A practical introduction to the process of designing, doing and writing up research with children and young people.

    KSh5,100.00
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