Description : Featuring what you need for the AS Level GCE Single Award in Applied ICT for Edexcel, this student book matches the specification and provides information needed for the single award.
Description : Offering you complete choice whatever your needs for the new GCE Exactly what you need for the new GCEs in ICT with books matching each specification and providing all information needed for either the single or double award. The only books matched to every type of course students can take - whether it is a single award or double award, with Edexcel, OCR or AQA. The theory is linked to real IT industry practices so that students feel engaged and motivated Each book is written by an experienced author team to give tutors absolute confidence in the quality of the content. The colourful clear design and lay-out allows students to easily access the material Clearly differentiated assessment activities make it easy for students to work to a particular level
Description : The four-volume set LNCS 8117-8120 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2013, held in Cape Town, South Africa, in September 2013. The 55 papers included in the second volume are organized in topical sections on E-input/output devices (e-readers, whiteboards), facilitating social behaviour and collaboration, gaze-enabled interaction design, gesture and tactile user interfaces, gesture-based user interface design and interaction, health/medical devices, humans and robots, human-work interaction design, interface layout and data entry, learning and knowledge-sharing, learning tools, learning contexts, managing the UX, mobile interaction design, and mobile phone applications.
Description : In this ground-breaking and compelling book, Nicholas Carr argues that not since Gutenberg invented printing has humanity been exposed to such a mind-altering technology. The Shallows draws on the latest research to show that the Net is literally re-wiring our brains inducing only superficial understanding. As a consequence there are profound changes in the way we live and communicate, remember and socialise - even in our very conception of ourselves. By moving from the depths of thought to the shallows of distraction, the web, it seems, is actually fostering ignorance. The Shallows is not a manifesto for luddites, nor does it seek to turn back the clock. Rather it is a revelatory reminder of how far the Internet has become enmeshed in our daily existence and is affecting the way we think. This landmark book compels us all to look anew at our dependence on this all-pervasive technology.
Description : The rapidly increasing availability and low cost of e-book technology make it perfect for schools and educators looking to expand their resources for readers. This book introduces the unique features that have established e-books as a powerful, effective learning tool for all grade levels and for students with special needs. It includes descriptions and illustrations of the most popular e-book formats and programs, as well as dozens of practical ideas for using e-books for reading instruction, personal productivity, and curricular enrichment. Brimming with interactive lesson ideas, teaching tips, and online resources, this book is a must-have for teachers in all content areas as well as library media specialists. Descriptions of the most popular and affordable e-book devices, software, and content for educators Guidelines for accessing free digital library resources available on the Web and for creating your own e-books using basic software tools Strategies for using the annotation, reference, and hyper text capabilities of electronic text to promote active reading Comprehensive index Also available: Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms - ISBN 1564842339 Interactive Videoconferencing: K-12 Lessons That Work - ISBN 1564842517
Description : A two-color page layout, portable size, and a list of the Top 100 Secrets in pathology help students and residents to better meet the challenges they face today. They will find all of the features they rely on the Secret Series For a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, and tables and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, this 3rd Edition has the answers. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Features 20 new figures, pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts. Covers all of today’s most common procedures and techniques. Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during a rotation or residency. Features a compact, trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability. Makes information easier to find with a two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes. Identifies useful websites to make it easy to find additional information on a specific topic.
Description : "This study of the written and printed word on the stage of Shakespeare and his contemporaries begins by considering the significance of writing and printing in Renaissance culture. Winner of the University of Delaware Press Shakespeare Studies Award, it focuses on the work of Erasmus and Luther, who shaped attitudes toward the written word, encouraged the growth of literacy, fostered the founding of schools, and invested the written and printed word with a new and enhanced status. It also treats the invention of the printing press and the steady infiltration of books into people's lives, from their place of work to their place of worship." "Author Frederick Kiefer goes on to examine the English accommodation of the forces that Erasmus and Luther helped set in motion, particularly the implications for the theater. Within a culture in which writing and printing were achieving unprecedented ascendancy, English playwrights used books, letters, and documents as props. Written materials and printed books became important to the dramatization of religious controversy, social conflict, and spiritual psychomachia. Playwrights also made extraordinary use of metaphors involving the written and printed word to describe the workings of the mind and the interaction of people." "As people turned increasingly to the written and printed word for instruction and inspiration, they spoke of their lives in language generated by the print shop, library, and study. Conceiving of their experience in terms of writing and printing, they employed metaphoric books when they envisioned abstractions. They spoke, for example, of the books of conscience, nature, and fate. Such metaphors allowed people to organize conceptually the diversity and unruliness' of everyday life." "Metaphoric books are the focus of this study's final section. Particular attention is given to the book of conscience in Thomas Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness and George Chapman's Bussy D'Ambois; the book of nature in Shakespeare's As You Like It and Pericles; and the book of fate in Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy and John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Description : Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top “secrets and personal insights from the authors. Utilizes a case-based approach to prepare you for the Step 1 exam. Implements systems-based organization for an integrated approach. Uses the Secrets Q&A format to make learning interesting and effective. Uses a new Top 100 Secrets chapter as a recap of the most important information in the book to help you review quickly. Incorporates 7 new chapters, including Clinical Anatomy and Pharmacology, and Toxicology to expand coverage of high-yield areas and keep you current. Provides maximum information in minimal time to help fit a concise review into your busy schedule. Includes a color pathology and dermatology section to enhance the clarity and understanding of key images.