Allen Scott

  • Quelles sont les disciplines des Jeux olympiques d'été ?
    Comment joue-t-on au water-polo ?
    Qui a gagné le plus grand nombre de médailles ?

    Voici le guide de la plus grande compétition sportive du monde. Avec des conseils et des astuces pour t'entraîner et devenir un vrai champion olympique !

    De l'athlétisme au water-polo, découvre dans ce guide tous les secrets des sports olympiques et paralympiques : leur histoire, les avantages et les inconvénients de chaque discipline, les qualités nécessaires, les mouvements auxquels tu dois t'exercer et tu peux même apprendre à parler comme un pro.

    Avec aussi des conseils d'entraînement et une introduction aux règles du jeu, voici le guide de la plus grande compétition sportive du monde pour intéresser, divertir et inspirer les champions en herbe.

  • Anglais Llama United

    Scott Allen

    What happens when eleven llamas unknowingly eat the ashes of one of the greatest footballers of all time? They become brilliant at football, of course! Managed by eleven-year-old Tim, his unusual friend Cairo and Scottish World Cup-winner McCloud (yes that *happened* apparently), Llama United goes on an amazing cup run. But who wants to lose to a team of stupid llamas? Nobody, that's who!Rival teams will do anything in their power to stop Llama United in its tracks. When the best cup in the world is at stake, football can be a nasty old business . . .Illustrated throughout by Sarah Horne, it's time to get behind the team with an impossible dream!

  • The only source for practical, real-world information on RF measurements for cellular phones and wireless data systems It is predicted that by the year 2010, all digital wireless communications equipment-including cellular, PCS, and 3G phones; wireless LANs; GPS navigation systems; and DBS TV-will have data transfer capabilities of over 1 Mbps. Now, as this significant turning point quickly approaches, this book presents everything industry professionals need to know about the Radio Frequency (RF) measurements and tests that must be made on this new generation of digital wireless communications equipment. Presenting just enough theory as is absolutely required for comprehension, RF Measurements for Cellular Phones and Wireless Data Systems: Provides a review of basic RF principles and terminology Describes RF measurement equipment, including signal generators, power meters, frequency meters, vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and vector signal analyzers Explains the RF devices that are used in cellular phones and wireless data transmission equipment-how they work, what their critical performance parameters are, how they're tested, and typical test results Illustrates the testing of RF devices and systems with digitally modulated signals that represent the voice, video, or data that the RF wave is carrying RF Measurements for Cellular Phones and Wireless Data Systems has been written to serve as the industry standard for RF measurements and testing. It is an indispensable resource for engineers, technicians, and managers involved in the construction, installation, or maintenance of cell phones and wireless data equipment.

  • This book presents an incisive outline of the historical development and geography of cities.  It focuses on three themes that constitute essential foundations for any understanding of urban form and function. These are: (a) the shifting patterns of urbanization through historical time, (b) the role of cities as centers of production and work in a globalizing world, and (c) the diverse housing and shelter needs of urban populations.  The book also explores a number of critical urban problems and the political challenges that they pose. Empirical evidence from urban situations on all five continents is brought into play throughout the discussion. 

  • The only instrument that measures behaviors associated with emotionally intelligent leadership The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory is an evidence-based assessment of the capacities of emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL). Research that spans the globe has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition, the authors have conducted original studies, yielding a substantial revision that better reflects the world of emotionally intelligent leadership and will be transformative for students of all backgrounds. First, this 57-item assessment measures how often students engage in behaviors that align with emotionally intelligent leadership. Then, the reflection portion walks students through the process of analyzing and understanding their results, giving them concrete suggestions for how to explore and improve their emotionally intelligent leadership. The inventory reflects 19 EIL capacities supported by recent studies A section on guided interpretation allows students to determine next steps to help them prepare to become effective leaders Guidance for reflection and analysis of the results introduces learning opportunities that align with unique learning styles Use the inventory along with Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students and its Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys.

  • The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, the authors have incorporated their revised, data-based emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) model into an engaging text for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. The book can be used in conjunction with the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory and Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys. The new edition is substantially rewritten based new research on the EIL model Its clear structure is organized around the three facets of emotionally intelligent leadership and 19 leadership capacities Questions at the end of each chapter encourage purposeful reflection and leadership growth Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is one of a kind, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection. Students are empowered to enhance the campus experience and develop into effective leaders of the future. Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is the perfect introduction to leading with emotional intelligence.

  • An outstanding author team presents the ultimate Wrox guide to ASP.NET MVC 4 Microsoft insiders join giants of the software development community to offer this in-depth guide to ASP.NET MVC, an essential web development technology. Experienced .NET and ASP.NET developers will find all the important information they need to build dynamic, data-driven websites with ASP.NET and the newest release of Microsoft's Model-View-Controller technology. Featuring step-by-step guidance and lots of code samples, this guide gets you started and moves all the way to advanced topics, using plenty of examples. Designed to give experienced .NET and ASP.NET programmers everything needed to work with the newest version of MVC technology Expert author team includes Microsoft ASP.NET MVC insiders as well as leaders of the programming community Covers controllers, views, models, forms and HTML helpers, data annotation and validation, membership, authorization, security, and routing Includes essential topics such as Ajax and jQuery, NuGet, dependency injection, unit testing, extending MVC, and Razor Includes additional real-world coverage requested by readers of the previous edition as well as a new case study example chapter

  • A how-to guide to help for facilitators and instructors develop emotionally intelligent leadership capacities in their students The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Facilitation and Activity Guide delivers a comprehensive curriculum for those who want to help students foster the 19 emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) capacities presented in the book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the all-new second edition, the authors have completely rewritten all the modules according to their revised, data-based EIL model. These activities bring theory into practice, targeting specific learning outcomes that will help students become better leaders. This guide will allow you to lead students through the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Student Workbook and can be used with or without the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory, which helps students to assess their EIL capacities. Contains 23 all new modules consisting of step-by-step instructions for facilitating leadership activities Reflects 19 emotionally intelligent leadership capacities derived from new research Provides hands-on learning experiences and case studies that allow students to enhance their leadership abilities Includes clear instructions for modifying activities to fit any setting or time constraint The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students suite of resources offers an immersive and transformative educational experience, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection. Students will be empowered to develop into the effective leaders of the future.

  • ASP.NET MVC insiders cover the latest updates to the technology in this popular Wrox reference MVC 5 is the newest update to the popular Microsoft technology that enables you to build dynamic, data-driven websites. Like previous versions, this guide shows you step-by-step techniques on using MVC to best advantage, with plenty of practical tutorials to illustrate the concepts. It covers controllers, views, and models; forms and HTML helpers; data annotation and validation; membership, authorization, and security. MVC 5, the latest version of MVC, adds sophisticated features such as single page applications, mobile optimization, and adaptive rendering A team of top Microsoft MVP experts, along with visionaries in the field, provide practical advice on basic and advanced MVC topics Covers controllers, views, models, forms, data annotations, authorization and security, Ajax, routing, ASP.NET web API, dependency injection, unit testing, real-world application, and much more Professional ASP.NET MVC 5 is the comprehensive resource you need to make the best use of the updated Model-View-Controller technology.

  • This book presents an exploratory account of the origins and dynamics of cities. The author recounts how the essential foundations of the urbanization process reside in two interrelated forces. These are the tendency for many different kinds of human activity to gather together to form functional complexes on the landscape, and the multifaceted intra-urban space-sorting crosscurrents set in motion by this primary urge. From these basic points of departure, the city in all its fullness emerges as a reflexive moment in social and economic development. The argument of the book is pursued both in theoretical and in empirical terms, devoting attention to the changing character of urbanization in the capitalist era. A point of particular emphasis concerns the peculiar patterns of resurgent urbanization that are making their historical and geographical appearance in the currently emerging phase of cognitive-cultural capitalism and that are now rapidly diffusing across the globe.

  • Culture is big business. It is at the root of many urban regeneration schemes throughout the world, yet the economy of culture is under-theorized and under-developed.

    In this wide-ranging and penetrating volume, the economic logic and structure of the modern cultural industries is explained. The connection between cultural production and urban-industrial concentration is demonstrated and the book shows why global cities are the homelands of the modern cultural industries. This book covers many sectors of cultural economy, from craft industries such as clothing and furniture, to modern media industries such as cinema and music recording.

    The role of the global city as a source of creative and innovative energy is examined in detail, with particular attention paid to Paris and Los Angeles.

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