Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Education: Change and by Roger Mills, Alan Tait

By Roger Mills, Alan Tait

Distance studying is turning into an more and more well known manner of learning, and such a lot universities now supply classes utilizing those tools. state-of-the-art scholars, although, are challenging top of the range, consumer-focused and versatile classes, in addition to studying assets and energetic learner aid. which means companies of distance schooling have to think again key matters approximately their learner help structures, making sure that this can be introduced thoroughly and effectively.Considering the altering wishes and calls for of distance schooling scholars, this publication attracts jointly contributions from the united kingdom, united states, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, South Africa and Botswana, to provide a world standpoint on:* the demanding situations and possibilities of data and communique applied sciences (ICT)* caliber insurance, commercialisation and the learner as client* the impression on rookies of cultural transformations on internationalised curricula* the consequences for learner help of a much wider variety of learnersThis e-book might be learn via all these enthusiastic about constructing and providing distance schooling classes.

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The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric by Avital Ronell

By Avital Ronell

The phone marks where of a scarcity. Affiliated with discontinuity, alarm, and silence, it increases basic questions about the structure of self and different, the soundness of place, structures of move, and the vacation spot of speech. Profoundly altering our proposal of long-distance, it truly is always transmitting results of actual and evocative energy. To the level that it usually relates us to the absent different, the phone, and the big switchboard attending it, plugs right into a hermeneutics of mourning. the phone publication, itself geared up by means of a "telephonic logic," fields calls from philosophy, background, literature, and psychoanalysis. It installs a switchboard that hooks up assorted kinds of wisdom whereas rerouting and jamming the codes of the disciplines in bold methods. Avital Ronell has performed not anything below contemplate the effect of the phone on sleek proposal. Her hugely unique, multifaceted inquiry into the character of communique in a technological age will excite every body who listens in. The booklet starts through calling shut cognizance to the significance of the phone in Nazi association and propaganda, with certain regard to the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. within the 3rd Reich the phone grew to become a weapon, a way of kingdom surveillance, "an open partner to lies." Heidegger, in Being and Time and in different places, elaborates at the importance of "the call." In a journey de strength reaction, Ronell mobilizes the heritage and terminology of the phone to explicate his tough philosophy.Ronell additionally speaks of the looks of the phone within the literary works of Duras, Joyce, Kafka, Rilke, and Strindberg. She examines its position in psychoanalysis—Freud acknowledged that the subconscious is based like a cellphone, and Jung and R. D. Laing observed it as a robust new physique half. She lines its ancient improvement from Bell's recognized first name: "Watson, come here!" Thomas A. Watson, his assistant, who used to speak with spirits, used to be wanting to get the phone to speak, and hence to hyperlink know-how with phantoms and phantasms. in lots of methods a meditation at the technologically constituted country, the phone e-book opens a brand new box, changing into the 1st political deconstruction of expertise, kingdom terrorism, and schizophrenia. And it bargains a clean interpreting of the yank and ecu habit to know-how during which the phone emerges because the an important determine of this age.

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The Unruly PhD: Doubts, Detours, Departures, and Other by Rebecca Peabody (auth.)

By Rebecca Peabody (auth.)

This assortment positive factors former graduate scholars who converse frankly concerning the demanding situations and judgements they confronted alongside the best way to their doctorates. Peabody leaves doubtless that there are as many correct how you can get via a PhD, and as many correct occupation tracks at the different part, as there are scholars prepared to forge their very own paths.

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Relæ: A Book of Ideas by Christian F. Puglisi

By Christian F. Puglisi

Chef Christian F. Puglisi opened eating place Relæ in 2010 on a coarse, run-down stretch of 1 of Copenhagen’s so much crime-ridden streets. His aim was once uncomplicated: to serve impeccable, clever, sustainable, and plant-centric nutrients of the top quality—in a atmosphere that used to be with out the pretention and frills of traditional high-end eating place eating. Relæ used to be an instantaneous hit, and Puglisi’s “to the bone” ethos—which emphasised leading edge, substantial cooking over crisp white tablecloths or legions of water-pouring, napkin-folding waiters—became a rallying cry for cooks round the world.

Today the Jægersborggade—where Relæ and its extra informal sister eating place, Manfreds, are located—is considered one of Copenhagen’s such a lot shiny and fascinating streets. And Puglisi keeps to excite and shock diners along with his genre-defying, wildly creative cooking.

Relæ is Puglisi’s much-anticipated debut: like his eating places, the ebook is sincere, unconventional, and demanding situations our expectancies of what a cookbook may be. instead of concentrating on recipes, the center of the e-book is a chain of interconnected “idea essays,” which demonstrate the constituents, functional recommendations, and philosophies that tell Puglisi’s cooking. every one essay is hooked up to at least one (or many) of the dishes he serves, and readers are invited to turn during the ebook in no matter what series conjures up them—from proposal to dish and again to suggestion back. the result's a deeply own, totally particular analyzing event: an extraordinary glimpse into the brain of a best chef, and the chance to profit the language of 1 of the world’s so much pioneering and acclaimed eating places.

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Counseling older people : opportunities and challenges by Charlene M. Kampfe

By Charlene M. Kampfe

This e-book presents perception into the first concerns confronted through older adults;
the prone and merits to be had to them; and the data base and
skills essential to paintings successfully in a healing courting. Topics
covered comprise an outline of inhabitants demographics and
characteristics; counseling concerns and empowering older clients;
successful getting older; psychological healthiness and wellbeing; universal clinical conditions;
multiple losses and transitions; monetary issues; elder abuse; veterans
issues; sensory loss; altering family members dynamics; coping with Social Security
and Medicare; operating after retirement age; retirement transitions, losses,
and earnings; residential ideas; and dying and dying.
Features
Empirically and anecdotally dependent interventions for paintings with
older clients
recommendations for advocating for older humans on a systemic level
person and staff workouts through the book
instruments and methods to be used in person counseling and in
community paintings to alter attitudes and practices
resource listings on a variety of subject matters

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Effective Study by Francis Pleasant Robinson

By Francis Pleasant Robinson

Booklet includes Q3R approach to learning, purposes, potent ability in examinations, abilities in assault and focus, motivation to check, lecture room abilities, getting ready reviews, foreign-language research, academic deficiencies affecting schoolwork: studying skill, writing abilities, arithmetic, loking forward. additionally contains bankruptcy quizzes, diagnostic exams and solution keys. 278 pages.

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Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering by Jerry Whitaker, Blair Benson

By Jerry Whitaker, Blair Benson

Due to the fact that its e-book in February of 2000, the normal instruction manual of Video and tv Engineering has turns into its field's typical reference, the only publication each engineer and technician in broadcasting must personal. via conscientiously monitoring the field's stream from monolithic broadcast stations right into a complicated internet of smaller stations and video manufacturers, this booklet has stayed suitable whereas its pageant has fallen via the wayside. This new version gains over 50% new fabric, so much crucially a number of chapters on video networking applied sciences, new electronic tv and information broadcast criteria (for either the USA and Europe), and updates on each point of video and broadcast gear and protocols.

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Angst bewältigen: Selbsthilfe bei Panik und Agoraphobie by Sigrun Schmidt-Traub

By Sigrun Schmidt-Traub

Dieser Ratgeber hilft Betroffenen, den Teufelskreis aus Angst und Vermeidung zu durchbrechen – er leitet zur Selbsthilfe an und gibt Tipps, an wen guy sich wenden kann, wenn guy sich Selbsthilfe nicht zutraut oder wenn guy Unterstützung in Selbsthilfegruppen sucht.

Panikartige Ängste sind enorm verbreitet. Die Angstzustände sind verbunden mit meist heftigen körperlichen Reaktionen wie Schwindel, Herzklopfen oder Schweißausbrüchen. Sie quälen und schränken Betroffene zusehends ein. Angstpatientinnen und -patienten bringen im Laufe der Zeit immer mehr Situationen mit ihren Angstzuständen in Verbindung und vermeiden sie. Ein Teufelskreis, der sich aber mit Hilfe verhaltenstherapeutischen Wissens und Trainings auflösen lässt.

Der Ratgeber ist von einer erfahrenen Therapeutin verständlich und motivierend geschrieben. Fallbeispiele zeigen Möglichkeiten auf, Panikattacken besser in den Griff zu bekommen. intestine strukturiert und übersichtlich – mit vielen Beispielen; wichtige Inhalte und Tipps sind hervorgehoben.

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Every Dish Delivers: 365 Days of Fast, Fresh, Affordable by Sandra Lee

By Sandra Lee

For many people, it's an everyday query: What to cook dinner? With Every Dish Delivers, you'll by no means have to wonder back, on the grounds that Sandra Lee deals recipes for each unmarried day of the yr. From appetizers and facets (Artichoke Bottoms full of Tomatoes, Mozzarella, and Pesto; Melted Leek Mashed Potatoes) to major classes (Pesto red meat with Cucumber and Snap Peas; candy and Sticky child again Ribs; Mayflower Cornish Hens with Roasted Potatoes) and truffles (Brown Sugar Banana Spice Cake; Blackberry-Merlot Chocolate Cake), those 365 cheap and scrumptious recipes will make making plans your subsequent meal basic, effortless, and enjoyable.

Richly illustrated, Every Dish Delivers is absolute to aid your loved ones take pleasure in each chunk and each day!

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