Download E-books Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Immersive Interfaces: Virtual Worlds, Gaming and Simulation: 6C (Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education) PDF

By Charles Wankel

Expanding scholar Engagement and Retention utilizing Immersive Interfaces: digital Worlds, Gaming, and Simulation makes use of case stories, surveys, and literature experiences to severely study how gaming, simulation, and virtualization are getting used to enhance teamwork and management talents in scholars, create enticing groups of perform, and as experiential studying instruments to create inter-cultural, multi-perspective, and international reviews. Chapters contain the right way to elevate learner engagement utilizing critical video games, utilizing video game gains for lecture room engagement, utilizing client-based peer evaluation in multi-role, whole-enterprise simulations, utilizing digital worlds to strengthen instructor candidate abilities, improving management talents via digital simulation, utilizing on-line video simulation for tutorial management, utilizing augmented truth in schooling, utilizing open resource software program in schooling, utilizing academic robotics laboratories to reinforce energetic studying, and using the digital studying setting to motivate school mirrored image. This quantity also will talk about a framework for deploying and assessing those applied sciences.

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Download E-books RÉUSSIR UNE PRÉSENTATION: Préparer des slides percutants et bien communiquer en public (French Edition) PDF

By Benjamin GRANGE

Ce livre s’adresse à tous ceux qui doivent réaliser des présentations
dans le cadre de leur activité, qu’elle soit d’ordre professionnel ou
académique. Les présentations de travaux sont banales dans le
quotidien du supervisor en entreprise, de l’ingénieur, du commercial,
du chef d’entreprise ou de l’étudiant. Mais combien de présentations
vous ont laissé une hint, vous ont convaincu et motivé ?
Bien présenter, cela s’apprend. Ce livre est un mélange de théorie et
de pratique. À travers cet ouvrage illustré et documenté, j’ai souhaité
vous faire half de l’expérience que j’ai accumulée tout au lengthy de
mon parcours mixte de advisor en entreprise et d’homme de
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Le contenu de ce livre vous dérangera certainement. C’est souvent le
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années.
A minima,
il vous fera sans aucun doute réfléchir sur vos
habitudes. Au mieux, il vous permettra de progresser et de mieux
vous valoriser.
Les trois premiers chapitres sont incontournables, vehicle les basiques
apportent eighty % de ce qu’il faut savoir.
Comme l. a. constitution d’une présentation est le fruit d’une réflexion,
d’un mécanisme de synthèse qui relève également de méthodes
spécifiques, le chapitre four développe les approches les plus éprouvées
dans ce domaine.
Ce livre est à l’opposé d’une recette de delicacies qu’il faudrait lire et
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Bonne lecture…

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Download E-books The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day: 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom (JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals) PDF

By Mary Ellen Ledbetter

Classroom-tested tools for enhancing secondary scholars' writing skills

The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day bargains lecturers, homeschoolers, and fogeys a hundred and eighty ready-to-use, reproducible actions that increase writing abilities in secondary scholars. in line with Ledbetter's broad event consulting to language arts lecturers and college districts around the kingdom, the classroom-tested actions integrated during this ebook train scholars key literary and writing phrases like allegory, elaboration, irony, personification, propaganda, voice, and more--and supply them with attractive examples that function types for his or her personal fast Writes.

  • Contains writing activates and pattern passages in student-friendly language that connects summary literary recommendations to scholars' personal lives
  • Written by way of well known workshop presenter and veteran educator Mary Ellen Ledbetter
  • Offers a hassle-free, value-packed source for instructing writing skills

Designed for English language arts academics in grades 6-12, tutors, mom and dad, studying experts, homeschoolers, and consultants.

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Download E-books Observational Research in U.S. Classrooms: New Approaches for Understanding Cultural and Linguistic Diversity PDF

By Roland G. Tharp

The current nationwide reform agendas tension that rigorous content material and excessive expectancies be available to all scholars, together with scholars from teams whose success has usually lagged at the back of that of the bulk tradition scholars. bettering the fulfillment in US faculties, vital for either social and monetary balance, would require that guide be aware of our nation's more and more assorted pupil inhabitants. This e-book comprises theoretical frameworks in addition to important examine findings and offers examples of lately built lecture room statement tools in line with learn of potent educating practices for culturally and linguistically various scholars. every one bankruptcy represents a brand new element of lecture room commentary learn that would support educators of their endeavors to enhance US colleges.

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Download E-books Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Basic to Advanced Techniques for the Professional PDF

By Calvin D. Banyan

Specialist ideas and approaches for doing awesome hypnotherapy utilizing direct advice, convincers, covert checking out, age regression and extra. this is often an exhilarating new e-book for execs who're utilizing hypnotherapy of their paintings (or would prefer to).It is extremely equipped and readable, and descriptions and explains essentially the most robust and trustworthy concepts and techniques on hand to the fashionable hypnotherapist. A treasure of over one hundred eighty Hypnotherapy concepts and strategies that bring about winning hypnotherapy together with: tips to hypnotize each customer, the way to express each customer that she or he was once hypnotized, the way to make your hypnotic feedback extra strong than ever, the best way to make each one consultation 10 occasions extra robust than the final one, how one can covertly try your consumers and use convincers that can't fail, tips on how to expertly behavior age regression classes which are winning, the best way to paintings with overly-analytical, resistant or apprehensive consumers, and the way to amaze your consumers and obtain referrals from different pros.

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Download E-books Supervising the Doctorate 2nd Edition (Society for Research into Higher Education) PDF

By Sara Delamont, Paul Atkinson, Odette Parry

"This e-book represents a radical updating of an past booklet that used to be, in its personal correct, very worthy. the second one edition...is an important development on its predecessor and that i can't suggest it hugely adequate for beginner or skilled doctoral supervisors."

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  • How am i able to get my scholars to provide stable theses on time?

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This new version of Supervising the Doctorate nonetheless offers every thing you ever desired to learn about the doctoral supervision yet have been afraid to invite! It includes:

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Now that manager education is obligatory, this useful, no-nonsense instruction manual is vital examining for either the amateur and the skilled better measure manager. For newcomers there's a developmental series of recommendation, guiding them via all phases of supervision from the 1st assembly to the viva and past. for skilled supervisors there are clean principles on tips on how to increase perform and resolve difficulties.

Grounded in examine, this e-book is important to teachers in all disciplines. At a time while there's expanding strain to make sure 'quality' provision, to enhance the doctoral crowning glory price, and to show out employable graduates, the necessity for a pragmatic advisor is apparent. an important merchandise for each academic's bookshelf.

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Download E-books Primary Teaching Today: An Introduction PDF

By Denis Hayes

Primary instructing this present day takes the reader ‘behind the scenes’ and indicators them to the basic attitudes and practices that each new basic instructor needs to collect to make a hit in their paintings and, crucially, to get greatest entertainment whereas doing so.

With a pleasant narrative variety and fresh candour, the ebook focuses as a lot on what fundamental academics may still aspire to be because it does on what academics are supposed to do. therefore, the early chapters orientate in the direction of the attributes for which academics should still persevere; the later chapters are extra seriously weighted in the direction of the consequences for school room perform and paintings at school. the ultimate bankruptcy deals various routines and projects to deepen considering and improve specialist studying, associated with the QTS criteria.

Throughout the publication there are ‘Extend your considering’ activates containing statements and inquiries to stimulate the reader in dealing with demanding concerns, a ‘Terminology cost’ to explain meanings of phrases, plus ‘Strengthening perform’ containers with useful feedback approximately implementation. The ebook is usually strange in that it offers appropriate information regarding key matters lower than ‘Professional studying views’ on the finish of every bankruptcy.

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Download E-books University Rankings: Theoretical Basis, Methodology and Impacts on Global Higher Education: 3 (The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International Comparative Perspective) PDF

By Jung Cheol Shin, Robert K. Toutkoushian, Ulrich Teichler

This ground-breaking and exhaustive research of collage score surveys scrutinizes their theoretical bases, methodological concerns, societal effect, and coverage implications, delivering readers with a deep figuring out of those debatable comparators. The authors suggest that college ratings are misused through policymakers and institutional leaders alike. They assert that those events fail to remember the hugely not easy inner common sense of rating methodologies while they obsess over the surveys’ review in their prestige. the result's that associations be afflicted by short-termism, realigning their assets to maximise their relative ratings. whereas ratings are ordinary in coverage and educational discussions, this is often the 1st ebook to discover the theoretical and methodological problems with rating itself. it's a welcome contribution to a frequently hugely charged debate. faraway from exhibiting the right way to manage the procedure, this choice of paintings by means of key researchers goals to enlighten parties.

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Download E-books Reinventing Public Education: How Contracting Can Transform America's Schools (Rand Research Study) PDF

A heated debate is raging over our nation’s public faculties and the way they need to be reformed, with proposals starting from enforcing nationwide criteria to changing public education altogether with a voucher approach for personal colleges. Combining a long time of expertise in schooling, the authors suggest an cutting edge method of fixing the issues of our college approach and discover a heart flooring among those extremes.

Reinventing Public Education indicates how contracting could seriously change the best way we function our colleges, whereas retaining them public and obtainable to all, and making them greater capable of meet criteria of accomplishment and fairness. utilizing public cash, neighborhood institution forums would choose deepest prone to function person faculties less than formal contracts specifying the kind and caliber of instruction.

In a hands-on, concrete type, the authors offer an intensive clarification of the professionals and cons of college contracting and the way it's going to paintings in perform. They convey how contracting could loose neighborhood institution forums from working faculties to allow them to specialise in enhancing academic coverage; the way it may let mom and dad to settle on the simplest institution for his or her young ones; and, eventually, the way it may make sure that faculties are held liable and educational criteria are met.

While conserving a robust public function in schooling, contracting permits faculties to be extra inventive, adaptable, and suited for the wishes of youngsters and households. In proposing another imaginative and prescient for America’s faculties, Reinventing Public Education is just too vital to be ignored.

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Download E-books Intuition in Science and Mathematics: An Educational Approach (Mathematics Education Library) PDF

By H. Fischbein

In writing the current e-book i've got had in brain the subsequent pursuits: - To suggest a theoretical, complete view of the area of instinct. - to spot and manage the experimental findings regarding instinct scattered in a wide selection of study contexts. - to bare the tutorial implications of the belief, constructed for technology and arithmetic schooling. lots of the present monographs within the box of instinct are regularly all for theoretical debates - definitions, philosophical attitudes, old issues. (See, in particular the works of untamed (1938), of Bunge (1 962) and of Noddings and Shore (1 984).) A extraordinary exception is the ebook by way of Westcott (1968), which mixes theoretical analyses with the author’s personal experimental reports. yet, up to now, no try has been made to spot systematically these findings, unfold in the course of the examine literature, that can give a contribution to the decoding of the mechanisms of instinct. quite often the suitable experiences don't refer explicitly to instinct. even if this time period is used it happens, often, as a self-evident, logic time period.

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