Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager and Slabaugh's INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY, Fifth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new Companion Web Site, GOB ChemistryNow™. In addition to the many resources found in GOB ChemistryNow, this powerful new Web site contains questions modeled after the "Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams," and NCLEX-LPN "Certification Exams". The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager and Slabaugh's CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY, Fifth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information online, the authors not only help readers to set goals but also to focus on achieving them.
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Spencer L. Seager is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he served as chemistry department chairman from 1969 until 1993. He teaches general and physical chemistry at the university and is also active in projects to help improve chemistry and other science education in local elementary schools. He received his B.S. in chemistry and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Utah.Review:
"Seager and Slabaugh is well written, student friendly, and well-organized."
"The authors' writing style is outstanding. The students and teachers like this book because it is clear and easy to understand," "The pedagogical elements of this textbook are very well presented. There is a wide range of choices and the teacher can use or ignore them depending on the teacher's needs and teaching style. The special topic boxes are very useful teaching tools."
"The 'Chemistry Around Us' and 'Over the Counter' boxes were very informative and interesting and should help the student understand the importance of chapter topics."
"Readability and proper level of approach are the main strengths of the text. The extra features ('Chemistry Around Us' and 'Over the Counter') are fantastic. The graphics are excellent. The material is accurate and quite up-to-date."
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Book Description Brooks Cole, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0534395910