Marketing Plan Templates for Enhancing Profits: Elizabeth Rush Kruger
This book considers the impact of climate change on cities, advocating that people are the panaceas and antidote to mitigating climate change, by enhancing their involvement in achieving sustainable development Goals (SDGs). This leads to the development of an SDG best practice participation template, which is supported by an extensive checklist of the ´ whats ´ and ´ hows ´ in participatory processes. Using case studies, extensive literature reviews and meta-analysis to make a case for a people-centric and integrated approach to sustainable urban development, it examines the role of governance in climate change, focusing on decision making processes, policies and regulations, as well as focusing on the significance of a people-oriented approach on climate change and cities. Through an extensive global outlook, this book highlights bottom-up methods of implementing and achieving sustainable urban development in the age of climate change. These highlights should help to develop new mindsets, new strategies, new directions and new policies, through which we can see a more sustainable approach to urbanisation and urban development globally, which can start ´equipping future generations with the tools for them to help their future generations´.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of how communities can leverage their social capital to improve overall quality of life for citizens. In addition, it offers detailed guidance on the design, implementation, and evaluation of social capital initiatives. It defines critical concepts of social capital, its decline in recent years, and the potential for rebuilding it through progressive social policy initiatives. Chapters present an innovative social policy template, Serve Here, for improving Americans´ collective quality of life, starting with young adults. Serve Here sets out a comprehensive, sustainable service learning plan aimed at increasing quality higher education for young adults, reducing college debt, and enhancing long-term civic participation and community building. The book offer guidelines for developing tailored solutions to ensure greater parity of social capital to regional, demographic, and other marginalized populations. Featured topics include: The civic value of social capital. The economics of social capital in communities. Building social capital across communities by leveraging personal relationships. Social capital and returning military veterans. Millennials and social capital. Teaching the social entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Social Capital and Community Well-Being: The Serve Here Initiative is a valuable resource for clinicians and practitioners as well as researchers and graduate students in community psychology, social work, education, and healthcare policy.
&> The 16 project-based lessons in this book show students step-by-step the key techniques for working in Audition CC. Starting with the basics of audio interfacing and the Audition environment, students will move on to working in Waveform View, performing such tasks as basic editing, signal processing, audio restoration, mastering, and creating and recording files. The book also covers basic multitrack orientation and track parameters, creating music with sound libraries and by overdubbing, mixing strategies, and working with video. In addition, in this new updated version for Creative Cloud, students will learn about new effects like Stereo Expander, which widens the stereo image for a bigger-than-life sound, and Frequency Band Splitter, which extracts individual frequency bands from a file to their own separate files. Students will also explore numerous workflow enhancements, including track colorization to help identify tracks in multitrack projects, improved clip handling and merging, extended key commands, and more. Instructor Notes for this title will be available soon on the Pearson Higher Ed site. Download a copy of Adobe Creative Cloud PTG Product Guide from the PTG Academic Sales NEO group: https://neo.pearson.com/groups/ptg-academic-sales It includes a complete list of PTG CC products by application and user level and includes bestseller information. Product Description The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Audition CC Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does?an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Audition CC Classroom in a Book contains 15 lessons (and one bonus lesson on www.peachpit.com) that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, go to www.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the unique code provided inside this book. ?The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-bystep instructions, and the project files forthe students.? Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training PART 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: Audio interfacing Audio interface basics Mac OS X audio setup Windows setup Audio channel mapping Testing the audio setup Using external audio interfaces Chapter 2: The Audition environment Waveform vs. Multitrack views The Audition workspace Navigation PART 2: WAVEFORM VIEW Chapter 3: Basic Editing Opening files Selecting regions and changing levels Non-linear editing Chapter 4: Signal processing The effects rack Amplitude and Compression Delay and Echo effects Filter and EQ effects Modulation effects Reverb effects Special effects Multi-effects Stereo imaging Time and Pitch effects Using third-party VST and AU effects Using the effects menu Managing effects presets Chapter 5: Audio Restoration Reducing hiss via Noise Reduction Click/pop eliminator Reducing broadband noise DeHummer Removing artifacts with the spectral display Chapter 6: Mastering Mastering basics Applying EQ Applying dynamics Applying ambience Enhancing the stereo image Altering amplitude File conversion Analysis Chapter 7: Sound design Special effects Pushing the envelope of processing Chapter 8: Creating and recording files Recording into the Waveform Editor Recording into the Multitrack Editor Drag and Drop into an Audition Editor Importing Audio from CDs Saving Templates PART 3: MULTITRACK VIEW Chapter 9: Basic multitrack orientation About Multitrack production Commonalities with waveform view and integration between the two Looped playback Track controls Track areas Channel mapping Side-chaining effects Chapter 10: The Multitrack Mixer View Mixer view basics Using hardware controller Mixer customization via show/hide options Channel scrolling Chapter 11: Editing Clips Crossfading Mixing or exporting a collection of clips Fitting to specific durations Basic clip automation Add effects to individual
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