Audio Books by Diana K

Diana K is the author of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, eBook, Global Edition (2021), The Modern Girl (2020), Domestic Violence and Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment for Health Care Providers and First Responders (2020), The Arid Lands (2016) and other 126 books.

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Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, eBook, Global Edition

release date: Jul 21, 2021
Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, eBook, Global Edition
Forcourses in Introduction to Communication. Afive-principles approach that helps students build practical communicationskills Communication: Principles for a Lifetime wasdesigned to address the biggest challenge when teaching Introduction toCommunication: how to present the variety of fundamental theory and skillswithout overwhelming learners. By organizing the text around five keyprinciples of communication, authors Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe, and Diana Ivyhelp students to see the interplay among communication concepts, skills, andcontexts. The 8th Edition offers new Critical/Cultural Perspectivesfeatures that examine contemporary issues in communication and refreshedchapter-ending study guides that better reinforce the authors' five-principlesapproach.

The Modern Girl

release date: Jan 21, 2020
The Modern Girl
Two women, ninety years apart, and an abandoned house that holds the key to a secret. When Frances Stewart wins a beauty pageant in 1931, she also wins a Hollywood screen test which enables her to leave behind her staid Victorian lifestyle in New Zealand and become the ‘modern girl’ she aspires to be. But she soon finds the reality behind the glamorous Hollywood facade isn’t as wonderful as she’d imagined. Ninety years later, Paige Sinclair travels to New Zealand to meet her previously unknown and ailing grandmother, and an ancestral home she’s been told she will inherit. With a failed marriage and alone in the world, Paige feels compelled to look back into the past to satisfy her need for family and connections. So she starts with her grandmother and the mysterious, abandoned house which holds the key to a secret Paige is determined to uncover. But some secrets are never quite as they seem… A compelling story of love, family and secrets, for fans of Kate Morton, Fiona Valpy, Mary Ellen Taylor, and Hannah Richell.

Domestic Violence and Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment for Health Care Providers and First Responders

release date: Jan 01, 2020
Domestic Violence and Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment for Health Care Providers and First Responders
"Domestic Violence and Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment will teach readers the language of evidence-based evaluative methods of care for strangulation patients. It is designed to standardize anatomic nomenclature, as it relates to the head and neck, for both new and experienced sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) and sexual assault forensic examiners (SAFEs), first responders, medical residents and physicians, nursing students, and nurse practitioners, including nurse midwives, women's health nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, and forensic nurse practitioners. Ten new strangulation case studies with a clear history, photographic representation, and confirmation of anatomic landmarks and injuries, along with discussions about existing conditions and their influence, identification of injury, evidence-based collection techniques, and treatment based on current standards of practice. Chapters will also include best practice recommendations and other tools to support evaluation and documentation. Offering this workbook to first responders and health care providers will help fulfill their need for basic, peer-reviewed information and will contribute to continuing competence in care for strangulation patients."--

The Arid Lands

release date: Mar 25, 2016
The Arid Lands
An argument that the perception of arid lands as wastelands is politically motivated and that these landscapes are variable, biodiverse ecosystems, whose inhabitants must be empowered. Deserts are commonly imagined as barren, defiled, worthless places, wastelands in need of development. This understanding has fueled extensive anti-desertification efforts—a multimillion-dollar global campaign driven by perceptions of a looming crisis. In this book, Diana Davis argues that estimates of desertification have been significantly exaggerated and that deserts and drylands—which constitute about 41% of the earth's landmass—are actually resilient and biodiverse environments in which a great many indigenous people have long lived sustainably. Meanwhile, contemporary arid lands development programs and anti-desertification efforts have met with little success. As Davis explains, these environments are not governed by the equilibrium ecological dynamics that apply in most other regions. Davis shows that our notion of the arid lands as wastelands derives largely from politically motivated Anglo-European colonial assumptions that these regions had been laid waste by “traditional” uses of the land. Unfortunately, such assumptions still frequently inform policy. Drawing on political ecology and environmental history, Davis traces changes in our understanding of deserts, from the benign views of the classical era to Christian associations of the desert with sinful activities to later (neo)colonial assumptions of destruction. She further explains how our thinking about deserts is problematically related to our conceptions of forests and desiccation. Davis concludes that a new understanding of the arid lands as healthy, natural, but variable ecosystems that do not necessarily need improvement or development will facilitate a more sustainable future for the world's magnificent drylands.

Sexually Transmitted Infection and Disease Assessment

release date: Mar 03, 2020
Sexually Transmitted Infection and Disease Assessment
Estimated 230 pages, 90 images, 30 contributors The Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases workbook is a self-directed assessment for medical professionals to learn, apply, and demonstrate competency in the evaluation for sexually transmitted infections and diseases. Readers will have the opportunity to assess case histories and accompanying full-color photographs for reference. Each case history includes a series of evaluation exercises designed to refine and reinforce readers' skills in sexually transmitted infection identification, treatment recommendation, and follow-up care.

Ooh Baby, Baby

release date: Nov 03, 2014
Ooh Baby, Baby
As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever… In the midst of a blackout and flooded roads, cowboy Travis Stockwell delivers Peggy Saxon's two precious babies in the back of his cab. To Travis's own surprise, the determined single mother's desire to provide a better life for her children restores his belief in family. Travis becomes determined to do what's best for Peggy and the twins even as he falls in love with them. But what if the best thing for them is the stable life he can't provide? Now the footloose cowboy has to make a choice—one that could change his life forever. Book 3 of the 36 Hours series. Don't miss Book 4: A woman has visions of murder—but who will believe her in For Her Eyes Only by New York Times bestselling author Sharon Sala.

Revel for Communication

release date: Aug 03, 2018
Revel for Communication
Revel for Communication: Principles for a Lifetime was designed to address the biggest challenge when teaching Introduction to Communication: how to present the variety of fundamental theory and skills without overwhelming learners. By organizing the text around five key principles of communication, authors Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe, and Diana Ivy help students to see the interplay among communication concepts, skills, and contexts. The sixth edition retains this successful five-principles framework, and adds updated content and a new learning architecture that better helps students build, and use, strong communication skills - in the course and beyond. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, Revel empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Jenny's Way

release date: Dec 01, 2012
Jenny's Way
The story of a farm family, the mill workers, and the women who service them, in the small village of Baltic, Connecticut.

Communication Revel Access Code

release date: Jul 24, 2018
Communication Revel Access Code
For courses in Introduction to Communication A five-principles approach that helps students build practical communication skills Revel(TM) Communication: Principles for a Lifetime was designed to address the biggest challenge when teaching Introduction to Communication: how to present the variety of fundamental theory and skills without overwhelming learners. By organizing the text around five key principles of communication, authors Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe, and Diana Ivy help students to see the interplay among communication concepts, skills, and contexts. The 7th Edition has been updated with new coverage of social media communication strategies, more videos integrated into the chapter, and the transition of previously static figures into interactive content. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience - for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Faith Is No Accident

release date: Jan 10, 2018
Faith Is No Accident
A memoir of author's journey through a time in her life where serving God was becoming a mite boring and she was open for some excitement. She messes up, goes back to God for forgiveness but messes up again. How many times will God forgive her before He says, 'enough is enough?'Read and observe how God remains Faithful to her, even when she is faithless.Experience God's Unconditional love that never changes, no matter how bad we mess up. He never takes His love from us.

Adolescent and Adult Sexual Assault Assessment

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Adolescent and Adult Sexual Assault Assessment
Preceded by three works originally published in 2012 as individual volumes: Entry-level adolescent and adult sexual assault assessment / Diana K. Faugno ... [et al.]. c2012; Intermediate-level adolescent and adult sexual assault assessment / Diana K. Faugno ... [et al.]. c2012; Advanced-level adolescent and adult sexual assault assessment / Diana K. Faugno ... [et al.]. c2012.

Easy Graphic Design for Librarians

release date: Sep 01, 2017

Child Abuse Quick Reference 3E

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Child Abuse Quick Reference 3E
Preceded by: Child abuse / [edited by] Angelo P. Giardino, Randell Alexander. 2nd ed. c2006.

Manual Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Manual Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment
This workbook is designed to standardize anatomic nomenclature, as it relates to the head and neck, for both new and experienced sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) and sexual assault forensic examiners (SAFEs), first responders, medical residents and physicians, nursing students, and nurse practitioners, including nurse midwives, women's health nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, and forensic nurse practitioners. Manual Nonfatal Strangulation Assessment for Health Care Providers and First Responders will teach beginning first responders, SANE/SAFE practitioners, medical residents and nursing students the language of evidence-based evaluative methods of care for the strangulation patients. It will present peer-reviewed strangulation case studies with a clear history, photographic representation and confirmation of anatomical landmarks and injuries, discussions about existing conditions and their influence, identification of injury, evidence-based collection techniques, and treatment based on current standards of practice. Offering this workbook to first responders and health care providers will help fulfill their need for basic, peer-reviewed information and will contribute to continuing competence in care for strangulation patients.

Frommer's New Orleans Day by Day

release date: Jan 10, 2017
Frommer's New Orleans Day by Day
Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers itineraries that show you how to see the best of the New Orleans in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of area and thematic tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info,Frommer’s New Orleans day by day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: - Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps - Sample one- to three-day itineraries including neighborhood walks of the French Quarter, the Garden District and Uptown. - Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions that clue readers in on great finds and values - Exact pricing so there’s never any guessing - Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet, plus dozens of handy maps throughout Our author is Diana K. Schwam who also pens the best-sellingFrommer’s EasyGuide to New Orleans and is a much-respected, and much-published, expert on the city.

Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2017

release date: Dec 01, 2016
Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2017
Detachable color map affixed to inside back cover.

Physical Examination of Sexual Assault Pocket Atlas, Volume 1

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Physical Examination of Sexual Assault Pocket Atlas, Volume 1
Physical Examinations of Sexual Assault Pocket Atlas, Volume 1: Assault Histories includes over 500 full-color examination photos demonstrating both common and unusual findings in cases of sexual assault across the life span.

Sexual Assault Quick Reference

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Sexual Assault Quick Reference
Preceded by: Quick-reference sexual assault / Angelo P. Giardino ... [et al.]. c2003.

Summer Ice

release date: Jul 04, 2015
Summer Ice
Summer Ice is the story of Millicent Submit White's struggle to find happiness working asa domestic at a small village inn, the Bidwell House.Abandoned by one family spurned by another and always at the mercy of the inn owners, how could she escape the drudgery? Will she follow her heart and rebel against convention or take the safe and stable path?Set in Coventry, Connecticut in the 1890s

Diana's Pool

release date: Aug 20, 2013
Diana's Pool
Diana's Pool is a story based on a legend local to Eastern Connecticut. Set in the small town of Chaplin, it explores the story surrounding the pool on the Natchaug River. Did a girl named Diana jump into the pool and never come out alive? Was it an accident? Was it deliberate? Was it murder?

Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2015

release date: Oct 01, 2014
Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2015
Provides a concise travel guide to New Orleans with information about accommodations, restaurants, shopping, walking tours, and nightlife.

Nonverbal Communication for a Lifetime

release date: Aug 10, 2014
Nonverbal Communication for a Lifetime
Nonverbal Communication for a Lifetime

GenderSpeak

release date: Nov 21, 2011
GenderSpeak
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in a new 5th edition, GenderSpeak examines attitudes, gender identities, and stereotypes that characterize communication in relationships. Focused on communication about as well as between men and women, this practical and readable text connects material to the reader’s everyday life. GenderSpeak provides a balanced approach to the study of gender communication, presenting current research and a variety of perspectives and sources, while minimizing slant or bias.

Singing Her Alive

release date: Jul 01, 2011
Singing Her Alive
After losing her grandmother, Sarah returns to help clear out the old homestead. She discovers several diaries and learns her grandmother has a surprising secret past. As her grandmothers past unfolds in the diaries, her own future plans become entangled. Will the past reach out to touch her in the present and influence her decision to either stay in the old homestead or return to her life in the city?
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