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Pearson eText Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services-- Access Card, 3rd Edition

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Pearson eText offers an affordable, simple-to-use mobile reading experience that lets instructors and students extend learning beyond class time. Learn more about Pearson eText.

The evolving role of the firefighter and the emergency medical services field

  • The functions of emergency medical services and emergency management in the fire service is the focus of Chapter 12. The text also discusses national EMS education standards.
  • Expanded - Coverage of fire dynamics includes formulas for soil and wind pressure computation, beams and columns, and roof designs. The new edition adds discussion of cross-laminated timbers and tilt-up construction.
  • Expanded - New technologies are explored, including in new discussions of mobile data systems (Ch. 5) and drone technology (Ch. 11).
  • New - Information on Hurricane Harvey and the updated Smokey Bear Campaign use present-day examples to contextualize concepts from the text.

Practice opportunities and resources

  • Stop and Think questions ask students to pause during their reading, consider what they’ve just learned, and apply the concept at hand.
  • An On Scene feature at the end of each chapter bridges the gap between classroom learning and real-world experience.
  • Updated - A general discussion of the future of fire emergency careers has been added to Chapter 2, as has content on contract firefighting opportunities.
  • New - Roles and responsibilities for additional fire service functions are included in the new edition, including those for medical director, emergency support function, and the National Disaster Recovery Framework.

Pedagogical aids

  • Key terms, references, examples, and statistics follow the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum.
  • General safety icons point out areas where extra precaution is required.
  • New - Metric conversions have been added throughout chapters to extend the reach and applications of the text.
  • Resource Central, at bradybooks.com, offers supplemental teaching materials such as test banks and customizable PowerPoint lectures. These resources are also available through Pearson’s Instructor Resource Center.

Connect with and motivate students – directly in your Pearson eText

  • Schedule readings to keep students on track: Instructors can create due dates for sections or chapters of their eText so that students know exactly what they need to read to come to class prepared. The mobile app also lets students set notifications to remind them of due dates.
  • Extend the learning experience, anytime and anywhere: The mobile app lets students use their eText whenever they have a moment in their day, on Android and iPhone mobile phones and tablets. Offline access ensures students never miss a chance to learn.
  • Help students focus on what they need to study: Students can make their Pearson eText their own by creating highlights with meaningful labels and notes. The customizable Notebook lets students easily filter, arrange, and group their notes in a way that makes sense to them.
  • Engage learners with compelling media: Videos and animations bring key concepts to life, helping students place what they are reading into context.
  • Let students check their understanding: Personalized and adaptive Study Tools are easy to access on both the web and mobile app to help students learn key terms.
  • Help students see how reading is relevant to the course: Notes and highlights allow educators to share information directly with students within their eText. It’s easy to add your own personal teaching style to important topics, call out need-to-know details, or clarify difficult concepts.
  • Gain insight into how students use their eText: Reading analytics let educators see how students work in their eText so that you can plan more effective instruction.
  • Quickly set up and access your course
    • Straightforward setup makes it incredibly easy for educators to get students up and running quickly on the first day of class.
    • LMS integration provides institutions, instructors, and students with single sign-on access to your Pearson eText courses via Blackboard Learn, Canvas, Brightspace® by D2L, and Moodle.
  • Provide an affordable option: Pearson eText delivers the same high-quality content of a print book at an affordable price.

A comprehensive look at firefighting, through the ages.
Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services introduces students to the firefighting profession, while giving career firefighters a resource for continued learning. Instead of being a “how to” text, it offers a broad overview of modern fire service – its history, fire dynamics and prevention, and career pursuits and education. Each chapter follows the FESHE curriculum and emphasizes critical thinking. Full of new statistics, the 3rd edition discusses new technologies, new factors in fire dynamics, and the roles and responsibilities of additional functions of the fire service.

For introductory courses in fire science.

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight and take notes all in one place, even when offline. Educators can easily customize the table of contents, schedule readings, and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class — motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. And, reading analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction.

NOTE: This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card. For students purchasing this product from an online retailer, Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content and should only be purchased when required by your instructor. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

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