Disciplines and Doctorates: 16 (Higher Education Dynamics) by Sharon Parry

By Sharon Parry

Generic suggestion in incomes a PhD frequently falls in need of relevance, due to adjustments within the measure direction from one self-discipline to a different. but doctoral applicants and their supervisors recognize this method is ruled by means of protocols and parameters - usually implicit - that needs to be understood and mastered. This ebook explores those protocols, drawing upon a large-scale learn of Australian universities, and likewise compares doctoral courses in numerous nationwide systems.

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Inquiry into the Singapore Science Classroom: Research and by Aik-Ling Tan,Chew-Leng Poon,Shirley S.L. Lim

By Aik-Ling Tan,Chew-Leng Poon,Shirley S.L. Lim

This ebook deals an insight into the learn and practices of technological know-how educating and studying within the Singapore school room, with specific realization paid to how they map directly to technology as inquiry. It presents a spectrum of Singapore’s technological know-how academic practices via all degrees of its schooling approach, detailing either successes and shortcomings.

The publication includes a selection of learn and discourse by way of technological know-how educators in Singapore, equipped round 4 subject matters which are crucial elements of drawing close technological know-how as inquiry: academics’ principles and their practices, possibilities and constraints from a systemic point, scholars’ skills and readiness to profit via inquiry and the necessity for better expertise of the function of casual studying avenues in technology schooling. furthermore, the discourse inside every one topic is enriched by way of statement from a number one foreign educational, which is helping to consolidate principles in addition to place the problems inside a much wider theoretical and overseas context.

Overall, the papers set out vital contexts for readers to appreciate the present country of technological know-how schooling in Singapore. in addition they spotlight strengths and gaps in practices of technological know-how as inquiry in addition to offer feedback approximately how the procedure should be more suitable. those study findings are for that reason worthy as they supply sincere and evidence-based suggestions in addition to tangible and attainable principles that coverage makers, lecturers, scholars and faculty directors can undertake, adapt and enhance.

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Bad UFOs: Critical Thinking About UFO Claims by Robert Sheaffer

By Robert Sheaffer

What explains the human fascination with UFOs? the 1st pronounced sighting of what used to be then known as "flying saucers" used to be by way of deepest pilot Kenneth Arnold on June 24, 1947. inside a couple of weeks, a complete "wave" of saucer sightings swept around the united states, and shortly the world over. And inside of many years this had extended to provide us unidentified flying object crashes, the boys In Black, unidentified flying object bases, army and intelligence organization conspiracies, NASA conspiracies, alien abductions, crop circles, alien autopsies, alien-human hybrids, farm animals mutilations, and the record simply maintains to grow.

Do the "saucers" (later renamed "UFOs") symbolize viewers from another planet, or in all likelihood even anything more strange? How have they refrained from unambiguous detection for approximately seventy years? is that this as the equipment of technological know-how can't catch them? Or do experiences of UFOs have a lot in universal with stories of ghosts, witches, Bigfoot, and different creatures which are greatly mentioned and largely believed, yet exist in simple terms within the imaginations of these who pursue them?

Bad UFOs discusses the most recognized and arguable flying saucers instances of all time, from a rational and medical point of view:

·the Betty and Barney Hill ‘UFO abduction’ account

·the Phoenix lighting

·the Roswell ‘UFO crash,’ and the new ‘Roswell Slides’

·the meant ‘UFO touchdown’ in Rendlesham woodland

·Travis Walton’s ‘UFO abduction’ declare

·UFOs visible utilizing evening imaginative and prescient apparatus

·Steven Greer’s Disclosure venture, and ET touch Protocols

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Fördern im Mathematikunterricht der Primarstufe (Mathematik by Petra Scherer,Elisabeth Moser Opitz,Friedhelm Padberg

By Petra Scherer,Elisabeth Moser Opitz,Friedhelm Padberg

Der Umgang mit Lernschwierigkeiten und Lernschwächen stellt eine der großen Herausforderungen für den Mathematikunterricht aller Schulstufen dar.

Im ersten Teil befasst sich das Buch mit grundsätzlichen Überlegungen zum Mathematikunterricht, u. a. auch mit der Rolle der Lehrperson, und gibt einen ausführlichen Überblick über die Thematik mathematischer Lernschwierigkeiten und -schwächen. Mit Ausführungen zur Diagnostik, zur Ablösung vom zählenden Rechnen oder zum Einsatz von Arbeitsmitteln und Veranschaulichungen werden wichtige Bereiche eines fördernden Mathematikunterrichts praxisnah dargestellt. Anschließend erfolgen für ausgewählte zentrale Inhalte der Bereiche Arithmetik, Geometrie und Sachrechnen konkrete Fördervorschläge.

Das Buch wendet sich hauptsächlich an Studierende für das Lehramt im Primarbereich, aber auch an Studierende für das Lehramt Förderschule sowie an alle Lehrkräfte in diesen Bereichen, die sich zum Thema „Fördern im Mathematikunterricht" fortbilden wollen.

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Max Weber's Comparative-Historical Sociology Today: Major by Professor Stephen Kalberg

By Professor Stephen Kalberg

Bringing jointly the author's significant scholarly paintings on Weber during the last thirty years , supplying a wealthy exam of the key subject matters in his sociology, along a reconstruction of his mode of research and alertness of his technique, this ebook will entice students worldwide with pursuits in social thought, German and American societies, cultural sociology, political sociology, the sociology of data, comparative-historical sociology, and the sociology of civilizations.

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Classroom Management: Unterrichtsgestaltung in der by Evelyne Wannack,Kirsten Herger

By Evelyne Wannack,Kirsten Herger

In den letzten Jahren fanden verschiedene Entwicklungen in der deutschsprachigen Schweiz statt, die zu einer Integration des Kindergartens in die obligatorische Schulzeit und zur Definition einer eigenen Stufe führten, die den Kindergarten und die ersten Schuljahre der Primarstufe umfasst. Es ist erst wenig über die pädagogische Praxis in dieser sogenannten Schuleingangsstufe bekannt und es fehlen auch übergreifende Konzepte, die den Spezifitäten dieser Stufe Rechnung tragen. Die vorliegende Publikation will in zweierlei Hinsicht zur Schliessung dieser Lücken beitragen.

Im ersten Teil wird ein pädagogisch-didaktisches Konzept für die Schuleingangsstufe vorgestellt. Dieses bildet zugleich die Grundlage für eine Studie zu einem wichtigen Aspekt der Unterrichtsgestaltung, dem lecture room administration. In besonderem Mass ist das school room administration für Spiel- und Lernumgebungen von Bedeutung, die sich durch geführte und offene Unterrichtsformen auszeichnen. So wird im zweiten Teil ein detailliertes Modell des lecture room administration in der Schuleingangsstufe beschrieben. Der erste Band der neuen Reihe 'Beiträge für die Praxis' ermöglicht sowohl die Reflexion als auch die Weiterentwicklung des eigenen Unterrichts.

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Outcome Measures for Effective Teamwork in Inpatient Care by Donna O. Farley,Melony E. Sorbero,Soeren Mattke,Susan

By Donna O. Farley,Melony E. Sorbero,Soeren Mattke,Susan Lovejoy

Addresses one step within the means of relocating from teamwork education to teamwork practices that increase results of care: selecting results which are probably to be affected as teamwork practices enhance in an imposing association. Discusses a literature seek, equipment for choosing and checking out candidate measures, measures hugely rated through medical specialists, and result of degree trying out on administrative info of the DoD wellbeing and fitness system.

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Science and Society in the Classroom: Using Sociocultural by Geeta Verma

By Geeta Verma

In 21st-century the USA, one of many targets of the schooling is to effectively organize scholars for his or her significant, sustained, and powerful participation in a democratic society. within the context of K-12 technology schooling, this suggests teaching scholars so they turn into destiny grownup citizen able to contemplating and identifying conflicting matters and guidelines inspired through technological know-how, expertise, and sustainability concerns. The problem for technological know-how schooling is therefore to discover winning how you can combine content material, pedagogy, and citizenship schooling. it is very important learn curricular methods in technology school rooms on the grounds that many of the technological know-how schooling a scholar gets occur within the context of a proper tuition technology curriculum. such a lot curricular fabrics in technology schooling let scholars to have interaction in what's generally known as an tell, ensure, perform (IVF) layout. utilizing this structure, scholars achieve entry to info both via a lecture or a textual content, try and confirm the offered info via lab actions, and will perform the mastered info with questions and/or difficulties. those curricular techniques don't explicitly combine citizenship schooling to facilitate scholars' understandings of matters and regulations formed by way of technological know-how, expertise, and sustainability matters. with the intention to bridge this hole, curricula guided through sociocultural views could be a attainable solution. present literature integrating sociocultural views within the university technological know-how curriculum comprise context-based technology, attached technology, contextualized technology, and/or socioscientific concerns (SSI). those curricular methods are being tested to rfile their effectiveness by means of linking social dilemmas with conceptual or technological hyperlinks to technological know-how. This examine integrates technological know-how schooling reform records, blends sociocultural theoretical frameworks, and attracts upon empirical facts to give a contribution to using sociocultural idea in technology schooling in an city center tuition environment. present findings point out that city young ones aren't experiencing a lot luck in terms of college technology. conventional paradigms for technological know-how schooling study specialise in the educational of technology utilizing IVF layout with little regard for the sociocultural context. during this publication, the writer posits that the exploration of city scholars' engagement with college technology utilizing sociocultural views may possibly discover elements that effect scholars studying and good fortune within the technology study rooms. the writer extra proposes that utilizing curricula framed round sociocultural views may possibly increase scholars' understandings concerning the position technological know-how and know-how performs of their lives, in addition to good as within the higher society, therefore making technology extra obtainable and proper for those kids in city settings. there was no learn up to now that examines the impression of curricular techniques guided by means of a sociocultural framework (contextualized curriculum during this research) at the comprehension point and attitudes of scholars. The research fills that hole and holds implications for the inclusion of different curricular framework in city heart institution technological know-how school rooms. the writer has used a mixed-methods examine and attracts upon either quantitative and qualitative info assets. The examine layout permits the reader to understand the views of engaging scholars and academics at the use of contextualized curricular framework as opposed to curricular framework guided via IVF practices in city center college technological know-how school rooms. this is often a massive publication for collections in schooling, relatively technological know-how and K-12.

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Lipid-Mediated Signaling (Methods in Signal Transduction by Eric J. Murphy,Eric Murphy,Thad Rosenberger,Thad A.

By Eric J. Murphy,Eric Murphy,Thad Rosenberger,Thad A. Rosenberger

As the hugely expected replace to Lipid moment Messengers (CRC Press, 1999), Lipid-Mediating Signaling is a present and entire review of study tools utilized in lipid-mediated sign transduction. Pioneering specialists offer a much-needed distillation of a decade’s worthy of advances in learn strategies which are pertinent in figuring out how lipid-mediated sign transduction ties to pathologic problems.

Part I describes equipment used to spot actions of and assay the expression of alternative enzymes interested in lipid-mediated signaling. Part II highlights using mass spectrometry to envision the lipid content material in quite a few structures. Part III comprises chapters dedicated to suggestions used to figure out the position of lipids within the activation of gene transcription. Part IV rounds out the book’s good assurance by means of targeting equipment used to evaluate fatty acid uptake and metabolism.

Lipid-Mediating Signaling is an unequalled reference for this swiftly increasing, but resource-limited box, and it's a priceless source for for cellphone biologists, biochemists, and pharmacologists, in addition to for researchers learning signaling transduction.

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Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science by Nicola De Bellis

By Nicola De Bellis

Can the tools of technological know-how be directed towards technology itself? How did it ensue that scientists, medical records, and their bibliographic hyperlinks got here to be considered as mathematical variables in summary types of medical verbal exchange? what's the position of quantitative analyses of clinical and technical documentation in present technology coverage and administration? Bibliometrics and quotation research: From the Science quotation Index to Cybermetrics solutions those questions via a entire assessment of theories, suggestions, strategies, and functions within the interdisciplinary and progressively becoming box of bibliometrics.

Since quotation indexes got here into the limelight in the course of the mid-1960s, quotation networks became more and more very important for plenty of diversified examine fields. The publication starts via investigating the empirical, philosophical, and mathematical foundations of bibliometrics, together with its beginnings with the technology quotation Index, the theoretical framework at the back of it, and its mathematical underpinnings. It then examines the appliance of bibliometrics and quotation research within the sciences and technology reviews, in particular the sociology of technological know-how and technology coverage. ultimately it presents a view of the way forward for bibliometrics, exploring intimately the continuing extension of bibliometric the right way to the constitution and dynamics of the realm huge internet.

This ebook supplies newbies to the sphere of bibliometrics an obtainable access element to a complete learn culture in a different way scattered via an unlimited quantity of magazine literature. while, it brings to the leading edge the cross-disciplinary linkages among a few of the fields (sociology, philosophy, arithmetic, politics) that intersect on the crossroads of quotation research. as a result of its discursive and interdisciplinary technique, the ebook turns out to be useful to these in each zone of scholarship excited about the quantitative research of knowledge exchanges, but in addition to technological know-how historians and basic readers who easily desire to familiarize them

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