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Creative Beginnings: An Introduction to Jazz ImprovisationMotivating beginners to improvise from the start, this comprehensive approach to jazz improvisation offers discussions of jazz theory, exercises based on scales and chords, and jazz compositions suitable for classroom or ensemble performance to help develop facility in jazz improvisation. This complete approach to learning jazz improvisation discusses how a particular chord and scale are used in jazz improvisation; applies exercises based on that particular scale and chord, and; transpos…

Welding BasicsIn the past 10-15 years, the major welding machine manufacturers have developed small, efficient welders for home shop use. Many of these even draw from a standard 120v outlet. For the price of a low to mid-range table saw, a home welder can buy a good quality MIG welding machine. According to welding service stores, up to one third of their customers are home hobbyists. This book is aimed at the beginning to intermediate level home welder-anyone who wishes to use welding to repair or create obj…

Blogging For DummiesThe best book on blogging, updated and better than ever! The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you’re just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started. You’ll learn how to set up an account, find ample coverage of social plug-ins and emerging platforms like Squarespace and Overblog, and discover savvy wa…

Thought and Knowledge: An Introduction to Critical Thinking (Volume 2)Assuming no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this text is useful for anyone interested in seeking to develop skills in quantitative reasoning, evidence-based argumentation or simply “good” thinking. Students can work through the text and workbook and should leave the course with a solid understanding of both the psychological processes involved in thinking and how to apply them….

My Child's First  Creative Writing Book (An introduction to the concept of Composition and Creative Writing)I am an elementary teacher with years of experience. After encountering a lot of difficulty in finding books to provide effective instructions to my young students, I decided to write them myself. My books target parents who wish to work with their own children and are ideal for homeschooling. This book was written for children between 4 to 6 years as an introduction to the concept of Composition and Creative Writing. Such a young child lacks skills in writing sentences due to spelling limitat…

Creative Writing Introductory Course: An introduction to acquiring a creative mindset, amassing creativity and motivation and mastering basic creative writing practicesCreative Writing goes hand in hand with Trendsetting. There is science behind setting trends but more importantly, there is Know How. Be in the Know and educate your writing into making the shelf with this unique Creative Writing Introduction.The Creative Writing Introductory Course is all about helping you set a trend. It is here to facilitate a rich toolkit of practical information regarding creative approaches, methods and techniques, motivations, artistic values, evocative literary examples …

Introduction to Art Therapy: Sources & Resources (Basic Principles Into Practice Series)Art therapy has grown so fast in the last few decades that it has barely been able to keep up with itself. Most books in the field have represented the author’s interpretations of practicing art therapy. As art therapy continues to grow – not only in psychology but in other relevant fields – an overview of the field is needed. This introduction to art therapy, Art Therapy: An Introduction broadly outlines the history and current state of the field, the mechanics and techniques used and the ethic…

Basic Contrapuntal Techniques: An Introduction to Linear Style Through Creative Writing, Book & 2 CDsA revision of the classic 1964 edition exploring counterpoint techniques beyond the stylistic base of the baroque tradition. This practical 194-page book contains a glossary of terms, a bibliography for further study, and a subject index. There is also an index of musical examples, and the included CDs contain recordings of musical examples from the text. Includes perforated exercise pages for students….