Looking toward the future of technology-enhanced education: by Martin Ebner, Mandy Schiefner

By Martin Ebner, Mandy Schiefner

Having a look towards the way forward for Technology-Enhanced schooling: Ubiquitous studying and the electronic local bridges the space among know-how and schooling by means of providing cutting edge learn at the way forward for schooling. a necessary reference on e-learning, this scholarly book examines present study in expertise superior studying, presents new didactic versions for schooling, and discusses the latest applied sciences and their effect on schooling.

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A Portrait of State-of-the-Art Research at the Technical by Paulo P. Freitas, Hugo A. Ferreira, Filipe Cardoso, Susana

By Paulo P. Freitas, Hugo A. Ferreira, Filipe Cardoso, Susana Cardoso, Ricardo Ferreira (auth.), Manuel Seabra Pereira (eds.)

The Technical collage of Lisbon (UTL) is celebrating this 12 months its seventy fifth anniversary. Being a jubilee get together, a whole application of occasions happened, together with a two-day Symposium at the study at UTL. This Symposium addressed the state-of-art in significant components of excellence at UTL. technology, expertise and innovation and how universities and society typically, create, use and disseminate wisdom have won a becoming signi?cance during the last many years. UTL without doubt embeds a suitable capability of excellence in numerous parts of study in uncomplicated and technologies, which bears its improvement at the foundation of a “research college” version. This ebook comprises the edited model of the invited lectures that have been added via popular researchers at UTL. This booklet brings jointly in a overview demeanour a complete precis of top of the range examine contri- tions throughout easy and technologies. The contributing papers are prepared round the following significant parts: – Emergent components (Nanosciences, Quantic Computations and Infor- tion, danger and Volatility in monetary Markets); – simple Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Materials); – Social Sciences, Economics and administration Sciences; – lifestyles Sciences and Biotechnology; – Engineering and applied sciences – Nature, atmosphere and Sustainability; – Public overall healthiness, foodstuff caliber and defense; – overall healthiness and activity Sciences; – Urbanism, Transports, structure, Arts and layout. The transdisciplinary nature of so much components goals to emphasize a compelling feel of objective within the paintings developed.

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Research Issues in Structured and Semistructured Database by Luca Cardelli (auth.), Richard Connor, Alberto Mendelzon

By Luca Cardelli (auth.), Richard Connor, Alberto Mendelzon (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the seventh foreign Workshop on Database Programming Languages, DBPL'99, held in Kinloch Rannoch, united kingdom in September 1999. The 17 revised complete papers awarded including an invited paper have been conscientiously reviewed and revised for inclusion within the ebook. The e-book offers topical sections on querying and question optmization; languages for rfile types; patience, elements and workflows; typing and querying semistructured information; lively and spatial databases; and unifying semistructured and standard facts versions.

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Understanding Qualitative Research and Ethnomethodology by Paul Ten Have

By Paul Ten Have

`The booklet makes a useful addition to the field…providing a really resource for these comparing, undertaking, or embarking on, examine' - Monika Buscher, division of Sociology, Lancaster college This booklet offers a dialogue of qualitative examine equipment from an ethnomethodological viewpoint. designated but concise, Paul ten Have's textual content explores the advanced relation among the extra conventional tools of qualitative social learn and the self-discipline of ethnomethodology. It attracts on examples from either ethnomethodological experiences and the broader box of qualitative examine to debate severely an array of tools for qualitative info assortment and research. Key gains of the ebook contain: · A vast assurance - contains discussions of interviewing, using records, ethnography, and strategies of knowledge research · An figuring out of other study traditions and illustrations of ways those can be used in perform · Concise bankruptcy summaries and extra analyzing sections to assist scholar studying With a student-friendly constitution, this enticing e-book could be a useful source for either scholars and researchers around the social sciences.

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Alien Landscapes? Interpreting Disordered Minds by Prof. Jonathan Glover

By Prof. Jonathan Glover

We've got made large growth in figuring out the biology of psychological health problems, yet relatively little in studying them on the mental point. The eminent thinker Jonathan Glover believes that there's genuine wish of growth within the human interpretation of disordered minds.

The problem is that the interior worlds of individuals with psychiatric issues can look unusual, like alien landscapes, and this strangeness can deter makes an attempt at realizing. Do individuals with issues percentage sufficient psychology with other folks to make interpretation attainable? To discover this query, Glover tackles the not easy cases—the internal worlds of hospitalized violent criminals, of individuals with delusions, and of these clinically determined with autism or schizophrenia. Their first-person money owed provide glimpses of internal worlds at the back of it sounds as if weird and wonderful psychiatric stipulations and make allowance us to start to profit the “language” used to specific psychiatric disturbance. paintings by way of psychiatric sufferers, or by way of such advanced figures as van Gogh and William Blake, provide perception whilst interpreted from Glover’s designated point of view. He additionally attracts on darkish chapters in psychiatry’s earlier to teach the significance of no longer medicalizing habit that in simple terms transgresses social norms. and at last, Glover indicates values, in particular these associated with employer and identification, to lead how the bounds of psychiatry will be drawn.

Seamlessly mixing philosophy, technology, literature, and artwork, Alien Landscapes? is either a sustained safety of humanistic mental interpretation and a compelling instance of the wealthy and beneficiant method of psychological lifestyles for which it argues.

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Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America by Juan José Alvarado (auth.), Juan José Alvarado, Francisco

By Juan José Alvarado (auth.), Juan José Alvarado, Francisco Alonso Solis-Marin (eds.)

This e-book compiles for the 1st time the improvement of echinoderm study in Latin the USA. The ebook comprises 17 chapters, one introductory, 15 nation chapters, and a last biogeographic research. It compiles all of the investigations released in overseas and native journals, studies, theses and different grey literature. every one bankruptcy consists of seven sections: advent describes the marine environments, and major oceanographic features, through a heritage of study account divided through particular matters. the subsequent part addresses styles of distribution and variety. a particular part could clarify fishery or aquaculture actions. the following sections take care of environmental and anthropogenic threats which are affecting echinoderm, and any conservation or administration motion. ultimately, a bit with conclusions, wishes and new traces of study. The e-book will contain appendixes with species lists of all echinoderms with bathimetric information, habitat and distribution.

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