From the basics of physical forces and mathematical formulas to performer flying and stage automation, Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century provides you with insider information into rigging systems and the skills you need to safely operate them. Over the past decade, the entertainment industry has witnessed major changes in rigging technology, as manually operated rigging has given way to motorized systems in both permanent and touring productions, and greater attention has been paid to standardizing safety practices. This book leads you through what is currently happening in the industry, why itâs happening, and how. Accessible for riggers and non-riggers alike, it contains details on the technology and methodology used to achieve the startling effects found in concerts and stage shows.
With a foreword written by Monona Rossol, this text contains contributions from industry leaders including:
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The Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online homework, tutorial, and assessment system for the sciences. It delivers self-paced tutorials that focus on your course objectives, provide individualized coaching, and respond to each studentâs progress. The Mastering system helps instructors maximize class time with easy-to-assign, customizable, and automatically graded assessments that motivate students to learn outside of class and arrive prepared for lecture or lab.
MasteringChemistry metadata analysis of problems/tutorials assigned in the previous edition have been used to revise end-of-chapter problems in the Third Edition.
Approximately 1,000 end-of-chapter questions have been enhanced with feedback, meeting instructorâs need for more tutorial-like questions.
Interactive versions of selected worked examples in the text have been created and are incorporated into MasteringChemistry as assignable tutorial activities, providing an office hour-like experience. These can also be used for mobile learning through a downloadable app.
15 Pause and Predict Video Quizzes bring chemistry to life with lab demonstrations illustrating key topics in general chemistry. Students are asked to predict the outcome of experiments as they watch the videos; a set of multiple-choice questions challenges students to apply the concepts from the video to related scenarios.
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Enhanced end-of-chapter questions within MasteringChemistry providing wrong-answer feedback have been added.
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Select end-of-chapter questions and reading quizzes have been tagged to learning outcomes.
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Adjust any pattern for a better fit on top. The step-by-step sewing techniques demonstrated in Volume 4 show you how avoid common problems and learn how to:
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insert sleeves where there were none
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Topic covered in Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 4 include:
Adjusting bust circumference
No-dart bust adjustment
Adjusting for a full bust
Placing sleeves in a sleeveless garment
Enlarging sleeve circumference
Expanding the upper bodice
Forming a sleeve placket
Edging curved cuffs
Every video in this series will help you learn how to sew like a pro.
NexusÂ presents the traditional rhetorical modes as different ways of thinking about our contemporary world, no matter the medium. It builds on studentsâ multimedia communication skills by using a mix of readings in contemporary and traditional genres to improve studentsâ college writing skills.Â
NexusÂ starts where studentsâ interests lieâwith engaging essays, interviews, blog conversations, Web sites, and YouTube videos.Â These âreadingsâ are presented in a lively, highly visual format that draws on the daily environment in which students are immersed, including electronic and visual sources that are stimulating, energizing, and directly related to topics they are studying.
While the format ofÂ NexusÂ is contemporary and stimulating, the content is substantive and pedagogically sound.Â Students are asked continually throughout this text to pull ideas from multiple media and respond to them first with critical thinking and writing and then by creating a project through a written, oral, visual, or electronic medium of their own choice.
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Offering dynamic online learning, this course covers the topics you must learn to meet ASRT requirements. It uses engaging animations and slideshows to communicate difficult concepts and enhance your understanding of radiographic imaging. Updated, upgraded, and redesigned, these online resources support the radiographic imaging content in all your textbooks.
Unique outcome-based learning ensures that you meet ASRT learning objectives.
Animations and video clips with audio narration communicate complex concepts that are impossible to convey with static illustrations.
A contemporary design makes content easy to read and the course easy to navigate.
Enlarged images appear in popup windows, making it easier to see detail in densely labeled illustrations and radiographic images.
Unique Instructor Says voiceover narration is included for some illustrations, clarifying difficult concepts.
Summation screens provide review and remediation of content.
Unique section quizzes help you determine any additional study needs before taking the exam.
End-of-module exams offer excellent preparation for the accrediting exam.
Unique audio glossary makes it easy to listen to pronunciations of key radiographic imaging terms.
External links connect you to related websites for further research and study.
A new design makes it easier to navigate the course.
Updated content promotes objective-based learning with measurable outcomes.
Updated images replace the majority of drawings.
More sophisticated animations.
More interactive activities.
Summations are added for remediation and efficient review of difficult concepts.
New audio glossary links definitions to terms within the modules.
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