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De Haan's Health of Southern Africa (Paperback, 11th ed): S. Vasuthevan, Sindi Mthembu De Haan's Health of Southern Africa (Paperback, 11th ed)
S. Vasuthevan, Sindi Mthembu
R330 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R52 (16%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Now in its eleventh edition, De Haan’s Health of Southern Africa has been updated so that it is aligned with new as well as legacy nursing qualifications, and remains a ‘must-have’ source of information.

Text on the Sustainable Development Goals, antimicrobial stewardship and infection control practices surrounding Ebola have been added. The three chapters on environmental health have been revised and strengthened. All content focuses on the situation in southern Africa and the local burden of disease.

SPSS Survival Manual (Paperback, 6th edition): Julie Pallant SPSS Survival Manual (Paperback, 6th edition)
Julie Pallant
R1,031 R843 Discovery Miles 8 430 Save R188 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The SPSS Survival Manual throws a lifeline to students and researchers grappling with this powerful data analysis software. In her bestselling guide, Julie Pallant guides you through the entire research process, helping you choose the right data analysis technique for your project. From the formulation of research questions, to the design of the study and analysis of data, to reporting the results, Julie discusses basic and advanced statistical techniques. She outlines each technique clearly, with step-by-step procedures for performing the analysis, a detailed guide to interpreting data output and an example of how to present the results in a report. For both beginners and experienced users in psychology, sociology, health sciences, medicine, education, business and related disciplines, the SPSS Survival Manual is an essential text. Illustrated with screen grabs, examples of output and tips, it is supported by a website with sample data and guidelines on report writing. This sixth edition is fully revised and updated to accommodate changes to IBM SPSS procedures, screens and output. It covers new SPSS tools for generating graphs and non-parametric statistics, importing data, and calculating dates. 5 star Amazon review: "This is the book I wish I had whilst studying SPSS and experimental design on my MSc in social research methods. It is the clearest guide to SPSS that I have come across and it is very practical and easy to use. It has allowed me to revise statistical methods in a matter of days and I have gained a better understanding of these techniques than I had through using other much lengthier texts."

Hospitality Industry Handbook On Legal Requirements For Hospitality Businesses (Paperback, 4th Edition): Lisa Gordon-Davis,... Hospitality Industry Handbook On Legal Requirements For Hospitality Businesses (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Lisa Gordon-Davis, Peter Cumberlege
R476 R390 Discovery Miles 3 900 Save R86 (18%) In stock

Hoteliers, restaurateurs, licensees and catering managers will, in the course of their work, enter into many legal relationships with other parties whilst at the same time being required to adhere to all of the statutory laws that apply to their business. A sound knowledge of the law is therefore important to the professional owner or manager, as are knowledge of business management and the fundamental skills of the profession.

Mathematics for Economists (Paperback, International Student Edition): Lawrence E. Blume, Carl P. Simon Mathematics for Economists (Paperback, International Student Edition)
Lawrence E. Blume, Carl P. Simon
R3,462 R2,829 Discovery Miles 28 290 Save R633 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Mathematics for Economists, a new text for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in economics, is a thoroughly modern treatment of the mathematics that underlies economic theory. An abundance of applications to current economic analysis, illustrative diagrams, thought-provoking exercises, careful proofs, and a flexible organisation-these are the advantages that Mathematics for Economists brings to today's classroom.

Sales management (Paperback): Antonie Drotsky Sales management (Paperback)
Antonie Drotsky
R468 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R84 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sales management is a management function that plays an important role in any marketing and sales organisation. The profitability of the organisation depends on how successfully sales managers lead their salespeople. The sales manager is responsible for the strategic planning of the sales force that includes the management of the selling process and organising the sales activities within the sales department. Also included in this book are two other functions that are becoming important for sales managers in performing their management tasks, namely sales promotions and sales metrics. Each chapter includes specific outcomes, case studies and discussion questions.

The Hospitality Industry Handbook On Hygiene And Safety For South African Students And Practitioners (Paperback, 2nd Edition):... The Hospitality Industry Handbook On Hygiene And Safety For South African Students And Practitioners (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Lisa Gordon-Davis
R495 R405 Discovery Miles 4 050 Save R90 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Increased tourism has turned the food service and hospitality industry into one of our economy's fastest-growing sectors. This growth presents new challenges to food-handling professionals throughout the industry. This second edition of The Hospitality Industry Handbook on Hygiene and Safety has incorporated additional content and features to reflect the fast-moving changes and to benefit both students and employees of the hospitality industry.

Mental health nursing - A South African perspective (Paperback, 6th ed): Leana Uys, L. Middleton Mental health nursing - A South African perspective (Paperback, 6th ed)
Leana Uys, L. Middleton 1
R737 R591 Discovery Miles 5 910 Save R146 (20%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Mental health nursing is the result of a cooperative effort by mental health nurses from all over the country to produce a textbook for the teaching and learning of mental health nursing. The sixth edition has been updated and expanded to take into account various curricula in mental health nursing. The text is written in easy-to-understand language and provides an approach that will suit local circumstances. Rich in evidence-based practice and practical examples, Mental health nursing will facilitate an active learning experience of the subject.

Skills Workbook for Law Students (Paperback, 2nd edition): A. Kok, A. Nienaber, F. Viljoen Skills Workbook for Law Students (Paperback, 2nd edition)
A. Kok, A. Nienaber, F. Viljoen 1
R614 R496 Discovery Miles 4 960 Save R118 (19%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Written as a companion to Kleyn & Viljoen's Beginner's Guide for Law Students, this exciting new work takes students through the range of skills they will require throughout their studies and in practice. The material is presented in the same easy-to-use, fun and accessible manner that was used so successfully in the Beginner's Guide. Throughout, the authors use clear, simple language while never compromising on standards and accuracy. This book is available in English and Afrikaans versions.

Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (Paperback, 8th SI Version): James L. Meriam, L.G. Kraige, J N Bolton Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (Paperback, 8th SI Version)
James L. Meriam, L.G. Kraige, J N Bolton
R1,075 R902 Discovery Miles 9 020 Save R173 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Known for its accuracy, clarity, and dependability, Meriam, Kraige, and Bolton s Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics 8th Edition has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 60 years. Now in its eighth edition, the text continues to help students develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of engaging problems related to engineering design. In addition to new homework problems, the text includes a number of helpful sample problems. To help students build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the text strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams- one of the most important skills needed to solve mechanics problems.

How To Think And Reason In Macroeconomics (Paperback, 4th Edition): Frederick C. V. N. Fourie, Philippe Burger How To Think And Reason In Macroeconomics (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Frederick C. V. N. Fourie, Philippe Burger
R678 R545 Discovery Miles 5 450 Save R133 (20%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Why do economic variables change? So what if they do? What happens next? How do economic processes and policy institutions really work? What can policy do?

The answers are found in How To Think And Reason In Macroeconomics, a popular university text with very positive feedback from students, lecturers and practitioners. It combines well-informed intuitive understanding with solid economic theory plus a concrete understanding of South African economic processes, institutions and data. In this way it prepares you to analyse macroeconomic events and policies in a globalised and development context.

The hospitality industry handbook on nutrition and menu planning (Paperback, 2nd ed): L. Gordon-Davis, L. Van Rensburg The hospitality industry handbook on nutrition and menu planning (Paperback, 2nd ed)
L. Gordon-Davis, L. Van Rensburg
R588 R476 Discovery Miles 4 760 Save R112 (19%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

South Africa's hospitality industry has to cater for extremely diverse nutritional needs - those of foreign tourists, as well as South Africans from all cultural and religious sectors. Eating patterns and trends are constantly changing and it is a challenge to ensure that healthy and nutritional meals are planned and prepared - whether cooking for hundreds of guests, customers or for families at home. Nutrition principles, dietary guidelines and ideas on how to fully utilise South African food resources are explored in this practical and interactive hospitality industry handbook and it concludes with a detailed section on menus and menu planning activities.

Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, International Edition (with CD Data Sets) (Paperback, International Edition): John... Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, International Edition (with CD Data Sets) (Paperback, International Edition)
John Rice
R761 R649 Discovery Miles 6 490 Save R112 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This is the first text in a generation to re-examine the purpose of the mathematical statistics course. The book's approach interweaves traditional topics with data analysis and reflects the use of the computer with close ties to the practice of statistics. The author stresses analysis of data, examines real problems with real data, and motivates the theory. The book's descriptive statistics, graphical displays, and realistic applications stand in strong contrast to traditional texts that are set in abstract settings.

Quinn's Principles and Practice of Nurse Education (Paperback, International Edition): Suzanne Hughes, Francis Quinn Quinn's Principles and Practice of Nurse Education (Paperback, International Edition)
Suzanne Hughes, Francis Quinn
R684 R590 Discovery Miles 5 900 Save R94 (14%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Maintaining the comprehensive coverage offered by the previous editions, this highly regarded text, now in its sixth edition and 32nd year of publication, is considered to be an indispensable resource for nurses and health care professionals engaged in the business of teaching and learning. Retaining the balance between theoretical issues and practical application, the text has been fully revised to reflect the most recent changes in nursing and nurse education including updated content on developments in teaching and learning, the introduction of the new NMC standards in the UK; developments in the NHS and the growing role of eLearning and technology.

Precalculus, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 10th edition): Ron Larson Precalculus, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 10th edition)
Ron Larson
R880 R756 Discovery Miles 7 560 Save R124 (14%) In stock

Larson's PRECALCULUS, INTERNATIONAL METRIC EDITION is known for sound, consistently structured explanations of mathematical concepts and exercises to expertly prepare students for calculus. With the Tenth Edition, International Metric Edition, the author continues to revolutionize the way students learn by incorporating more real-world applications and innovative technology. How Do You See It? exercises let students practice applying concepts. Summarize and Checkpoint questions reinforce understanding of skills.

Principles of Information Security (Paperback, 6th edition): Michael Whitman, Herbert Mattord Principles of Information Security (Paperback, 6th edition)
Michael Whitman, Herbert Mattord
R786 R670 Discovery Miles 6 700 Save R116 (15%) In stock

Master the latest technology and developments from the field with the book specifically oriented to the needs of information systems students like you -- PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, 6E. Taking a managerial approach, this bestseller emphasizes all aspects of information security, rather than just a technical control perspective. You receive a broad overview of the entire field of information security and related elements with the detail to ensure understanding. You review terms used in the field and a history of the discipline as you learn how to manage an information security program. Current and relevant, this edition highlights the latest practices with fresh examples that explore the impact of emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, and DevOps. Updates address technical security controls, emerging legislative issues, digital forensics, and ethical issues in IS security, making this the ideal IS resource for business decision makers.

Entrepreneurship a South African Perspective (Paperback, 3rd edition): G. Nieman, C. Nieuwenhuizen Entrepreneurship a South African Perspective (Paperback, 3rd edition)
G. Nieman, C. Nieuwenhuizen
R565 R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Save R45 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Entrepreneurship - a South African perspective provides an overview of entrepreneurship and important related topics in the field of entrepreneurship. In addition it is a guide to becoming a successful entrepreneur. It describes and illustrates new venture creation within a South African context: the start-up process, the growth stages and the challenges in the maturity phase of the business. It provides exercises, activities and numerous case studies based on the latest research in South Africa. In this third edition of Entrepreneurship all the chapters have been updated, and some chapters, including those on corporate entrepreneurship, e-business and the resource requirements of legal and related aspects, have been substantially revised. To provide a more practical context, profiles of typical entrepreneurs are also included. Contents include the following: Seeing, locating, measuring and opening the window of opportunity; Developing the business plan; Determining the resources required; Fair trade, competition and consumer protection; The role of national government in developing and enabling the small business environment; Controlling and planning for growth; Key issues of business success or failure; E-commerce opportunities; Corporate entrepreneurship in South Africa. Entrepreneurship is aimed at undergraduate students at all higher education institutions in South Africa, as well as managers, management consultants and trainees, developers and presenters of in-house business courses.

South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual (Paperback): South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual (Paperback)
R565 R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Save R45 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Primary health care in South Africa is mainly delivered by clinical nurse practitioners with the support of family physicians. South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual, an adaptation of South African family practice manual, focuses on practical skills that clinical nurse practitioners should obtain during their training and will use in their professional practice. South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual deals with aspects of clinical examination and common procedures, as well as key proficiencies in areas of communication, occupational health, research, teaching and health care administration. It provides the theory and the practical steps of routine skills as well as emergency care over a full spectrum of primary care - from the newborn to the elderly. It also looks at topical issues in the South African context, including community-orientated primary care. Contents include the following: General assessment and physical examination; consultation and communication; interpretation of laboratory results; algorithms for emergencies; community-based interventions; developing clinical guidelines; writing articles for publication. Owing to the fact that clinical nurse practitioner training is becoming more formalised in all provinces, this manual forms an integral part of these training programmes, and should prove invaluable to this field of nursing.

Tourism - A Modern Synthesis (with CourseMate and eBook Access Card) (Paperback, 4th edition): Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell Tourism - A Modern Synthesis (with CourseMate and eBook Access Card) (Paperback, 4th edition)
Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell
R739 R632 Discovery Miles 6 320 Save R107 (14%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Tourism can be a challenging subject for students because it is both dynamic and susceptible to economic turbulence and shifts in trends. Tourism: A Modern Synthesis is an essential textbook for tourism students looking for a clear and comprehensive introduction to their studies which helps overcome these challenges. The authors apply a strong business approach to the subject reflecting developments in the teaching and content of modern courses and the text covers both key principles and contemporary themes and issues at a global scale. It is the ideal guide to tourism for students across all levels, serving as a point of reference throughout their course.

Teaching and Learning the Practice of Nursing (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): J.M. Mellish, H.C. Klopper, Jc Bruce Teaching and Learning the Practice of Nursing (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
J.M. Mellish, H.C. Klopper, Jc Bruce
R530 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R81 (15%) In stock

From wide definitions of nursing to various contemporary teaching and learning strategies, this fifth edition of Teaching and Learning the Practice of Nursing meets the great need for high quality nursing education in Southern Africa and remains the trusted authority on nursing education. Reflecting the latest information in nursing education, this updated edition focuses on: The history of nursing education in South Africa; New legislation and regulations; Diversity issues in learning; Useful resources; Contextually relevant southern African information; Scholarship in nursing education. Finally, the authors address the importance of mentoring and coaching as a way of transferring knowledge to the next generation of nurses.

Early childhood development checklist (Paperback): Carla Grobler Early childhood development checklist (Paperback)
Carla Grobler 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Parents of babies and young children are constantly watching and wondering whether their children are reaching their developmental milestones within expected time frames. It is important to keep in mind that each child is unique and that no two children will arrive at these milestones simultaneously. Early childhood development checklist aims to guide parents and teachers in the timeous identification of developmental delays a child may display.

Introduction To Physics (Paperback, 10th Edition International Student Version): John D. Cutnell, Kenneth W. Johnson, David... Introduction To Physics (Paperback, 10th Edition International Student Version)
John D. Cutnell, Kenneth W. Johnson, David Young, Shane Stadler
R1,347 R1,129 Discovery Miles 11 290 Save R218 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Cutnell and Johnson has been the Number one text in the algebra-based physics market for over 20 years. Over 250,000 students have used the book as the equipment they need to build their problem-solving confidence, push their limits, and be successful. The tenth edition continues to offer material to help the development of conceptual understanding, and show the relevance of physics to readers lives and future careers.

Helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution

WileyPLUS is a research-based online environment for effective teaching and learning. WileyPLUS is now equipped with an adaptive learning module called ORION. Based on cognitive science, WileyPLUS with ORION, provides students with a personal, adaptive learning experience so they can build their proficiency on topics and use their study time most effectively. WileyPLUS with ORION helps students learn by learning about them.

  • New GO (Guided Online) Tutorials in every chapter (authored by David and Shane). The GO tutorials use a guided, step-by-step pedagogical approach that provides students a low stakes environment for practicing their problem-solving skills.
  • Vector drawing questions. One of the most important techniques developed in the text for solving problems involving multiple forces is the free-body diagram (FBD). Many problems in the force-intensive chapters, such as chapters 4 and 18, take advantage of the new FBD capabilities now available online in WileyPLUS, where students can construct the FBD’s for a select number of problems and be graded on them.
  • ORION provides an adaptive pre-lecture tool that assesses students’ conceptual knowledge so they come to class better pre­pared, and a personalized study guide that helps stu­dents understand both strengths and areas where they need to invest more time, espe­cially in preparation for quizzes and exams.
Education Studies (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Kai Horsthemke Education Studies (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Kai Horsthemke
R457 R393 Discovery Miles 3 930 Save R64 (14%) In stock

Education Studies addresses the study of education and its foundations.


  • Learning objectives and mind maps that represent the structure of the chapter and provide an overview of the material to be covered
  • Case studies which provide real-life examples from history as well as current affairs to engage students' interest and allow them to put theory into practice
  • Questions that elicit a personal response to content covered in the chapters and allow students to analyse and consolidate information
  • The history of education section includes more on the history of southern African countries and indigenous knowledge as well as pre-colonial education
  • A new chapter on education in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland
  • A new section on the psychology of education, with chapters on learning theories and development, and pedagogy
  • Chapter 10 offers an increased focus on practical reason, incorporating concepts such as autonomy, socialisation and indoctrination
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): David J. Griffiths, Darrell F. Schroeter Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
David J. Griffiths, Darrell F. Schroeter
R1,433 R1,223 Discovery Miles 12 230 Save R210 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Changes and additions to the new edition of this classic textbook include a new chapter on symmetries, new problems and examples, improved explanations, more numerical problems to be worked on a computer, new applications to solid state physics, and consolidated treatment of time-dependent potentials.

Data Structures and Algorithms in Java (Paperback, 6th Edition International Student Version): Michael T Goodrich, Roberto... Data Structures and Algorithms in Java (Paperback, 6th Edition International Student Version)
Michael T Goodrich, Roberto Tamassia, Michael H. Goldwasser
R1,064 R891 Discovery Miles 8 910 Save R173 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The design and analysis of efficient data structures has long been recognized as a key component of the Computer Science curriculum. Goodrich and Tomassia's approach to this classic topic is based on the object-oriented paradigm as the framework of choice for the design of data structures. For each ADT presented in the text, the authors provide an associated Java interface. Concrete data structures realizing the ADTs are provided as Java classes implementing the interfaces. The Java code implementing fundamental data structures in this book is organized in a single Java package, net.datastructures. This package forms a coherent library of data structures and algorithms in Java specifically designed for educational purposes in a way that is complimentary with the Java Collections Framework.

Atkins' Physical Chemistry (Paperback, 9th Revised edition): Peter Atkins, Julio De Paula Atkins' Physical Chemistry (Paperback, 9th Revised edition)
Peter Atkins, Julio De Paula 1
R799 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R700 (88%) In stock

Atkins' Physical Chemistry epitomises the benchmark of achievement for a chemistry degree throughout the world. Its broad coverage, concise explanations, and robust mathematical support are clearly presented in an engaging style to furnish students with a solid foundation in the subject.

In this ninth edition the authors continue to refine their presentation of physical chemistry. The coverage of introductory topics is streamlined, and the addition of a new fundamentals chapter provides students with an overview of key principles on which the subject is based. The text includes increased coverage of computational chemistry and additional contextual examples of materials chemistry throughout, mirroring the current needs of today's students and lecturers.

Mathematics remains an intrinsic yet challenging part of physical chemistry. Extensive mathematical support, including a 'Checklist of key equations' at the end of every chapter, and 'Mathematical background' sections containing worked examples and self-tests, empower students to overcome any barriers to understanding that grasping the mathematical content might present. These features help to ensure the reader can master the subject without a need to sacrifice the rigour and depth of the mathematical content.

The pedagogical framework, which is a hallmark of the authors' writing, has been further strengthened. New 'Key points' provide summaries of the main take-home messages of each section and enable students to gain an overview of the topic before tackling it in depth; 'Brief illustrations' give a concise insight into how a particular mathematical concept is applied in practice, providing students with the opportunity to contextualise their learning.

All these exciting new features and innovations are presented within a refreshed full colour text design, to stimulate and engage students yet further.

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