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

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About the book

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 theyve 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 Pearsons Instructor Resource Center.

Benefits of creating a Pearson eText course

  • Share highlights and notes with students. Add your personal teaching style to important topics, call out need-to-know information, or clarify difficult concepts directly in the eText.
  • Access reading analytics. Use the dashboard to gain insight into how students are working in their eText to plan more effective instruction in and out of class.
  • Customize and schedule readings. Rearrange the Pearson eText table of contents at both the chapter and section level to match the way you teach. Add due dates so that students know exactly what to read to come to class prepared.
  • Integrate with your LMS. Get up and running quickly on the first day of class. LMS integration provides institutions, instructors, and students with single sign-on access to Pearson eText via Blackboard Learn, Canvas, Brightspace® by D2L®, and Moodle. Note: If you integrate Pearson eText with your LMS, students must redeem or purchase access through the LMS.
  • Engage learners with compelling media. Videos and animations bring key concepts to life, helping students place what they are reading into context. (Available with select titles.)
  • Let students check their understanding. Personalized Study Tools are easy to access on both the web and mobile app to help students learn key terms. (Available with select titles.)

Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services introduces the firefighting profession, while giving career firefighters a resource for continued learning.

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook that instructors can assign for their course. The mobile app lets you keep on learning, no matter where your day takes you even when you're offline. You can also add highlights, bookmarks, and notes in your Pearson eText to study how you like.

NOTE: You are purchasing an access card only. Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. Before purchasing, check with your instructor to confirm the correct ISBN. To register for and use Pearson eText, you may also need a course invite link, which your instructor will provide. Follow the instructions provided on the access card to learn more.

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