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Apprendre et enseigner autrement en Afrique (Tome 1): by Alfa Oumar Diallo

By Alfa Oumar Diallo

Dans los angeles majorité des can pay africains, enseigne qui le veut et non qui le peut. Les cohortes d'enseignants sont recrutées au gré de projets disparates. Chez les élèves, on constate une baisse du niveau, un manque de motivation, l'exode vers l'étranger. Du côté des professeurs, los angeles regimen et los angeles médiocrité s'installent. Cet ouvrage apporte aux élèves et enseignants du continent des suggestions pour apprendre et enseigner autrement.

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Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences by Eric T. Meyer,Ralph Schroeder

By Eric T. Meyer,Ralph Schroeder

In Knowledge Machines, Eric Meyer and Ralph Schroeder argue that electronic applied sciences have essentially replaced learn practices within the sciences, social sciences, and arts. Meyer and Schroeder convey that electronic instruments and knowledge, used jointly and in allotted mode -- which they time period e-research -- have reworked not only the intake of data but in addition the creation of information. electronic applied sciences for learn are reshaping how wisdom advances in disciplines that variety from physics to literary research. Meyer and Schroeder map the increase of electronic study and provide case stories from many fields, together with biomedicine, social technology makes use of of the net, astronomy, and large-scale textual research within the humanities. they give thought to such subject matters because the demanding situations of sharing study facts and of massive facts ways, disciplinary adjustments and new varieties of interdisciplinary collaboration, the moving obstacles among researchers and their publics, and the ways in which electronic instruments advertise openness in science.This publication considers the modifications of study from a couple of views, drawing specifically at the sociology of technological know-how and know-how and social informatics. It exhibits that using electronic instruments and information isn't just a technical factor; it impacts learn practices, collaboration versions, publishing offerings, or even the types of study and study questions students decide to pursue. Knowledge Machines examines the character and implications of those modifications for scholarly research.

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The Body Electric: Electromagnetism And The Foundation Of by Robert O. Becker

By Robert O. Becker

The physique electrical tells the attention-grabbing tale of our bioelectric selves. Robert O. Becker, a pioneer within the filed of regeneration and its courting to electric currents in dwelling issues, demanding situations the confirmed mechanistic figuring out of the physique. He came across clues to the therapeutic method within the long-discarded concept that electrical energy is essential to lifestyles. yet as intriguing as Becker's discoveries are, pointing to the day while human limbs, spinal cords, and organs should be regenerated once they were broken, both interesting is the tale of Becker's fight to do such unique paintings. The physique electrical explores new pathways in our realizing of evolution, acupuncture, psychic phenomena, and healing.

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Multilevel Modeling in Plain Language by Karen Robson,David Pevalin

By Karen Robson,David Pevalin

Have you been advised you must do multilevel modeling, yet you cannot get prior the woodland of equations? do you want the concepts defined with phrases and sensible examples so that they make sense?

Help is the following! This e-book unpacks those statistical innovations in easy-to-understand language with totally annotated examples utilizing the statistical software program Stata. The innovations are defined with no reliance on equations and algebra in order that new clients will comprehend whilst to take advantage of those ways and the way they're particularly simply certain purposes of standard regression. utilizing genuine existence info, the authors assist you version random intercept versions and random coefficient versions for cross-sectional info in a fashion that is smart and will be retained and repeated. 

This e-book is the correct resolution for somebody who wishes a transparent, available creation to multilevel modeling.

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Chemistry for Geologists and Environmental Scientists by Matthew Pasek

By Matthew Pasek

Geologists and environmental scientists all needs to take "General" chemistry. for many scholars, this can be only a hurdle to go earlier than commencement. even if, chemistry presents a device set that many geologists and environmental scientists can use to raised remedy difficulties they face of their day by day activities.

This e-book comes because of instructing an undergraduate path in geology particularly geared toward low-temperature geochemistry. it really is offered at a Junior/Senior point, and will be termed, "Gen Chem for Geologists". Like normal chemistry, the path doesn't delve deeply into the heritage of "why" for a few components of thermodynamics, and calculus is used in basic terms in short, with the expectancy that scholars drawn to those matters can paintings later to enhance their wisdom in those fields.

That acknowledged, the booklet demonstrates WHY chemistry turns out to be useful to geologists and environmental scientists. For a coarse booklet define, the publication focuses first on introductory fabric (What is Geochemistry, assessment, Water, Acids and Bases), then delves into a few challenge fixing with geochemistry (thermodynamics, redox, fee legislation, radioactivity, isotopes), after which introduces the functions of those challenge fixing how you can geology.

The geology/environmental matters coated comprise water-rock interactions (metasomatism, weathering, etc.), groundwater geochemistry, biogeochemistry, or even planetary technology. each one bankruptcy is up with 2-10 difficulties to be solved for perform. the answer consultant can be published separately.

Geochemistry has a tendency to be approached in collage as a senior/graduate point direction. This e-book techniques it from a Junior point, and is likely one of the first to try to take action. scholars could be prepared for this path fabric after having taken Gen Chem and 2-3 geology courses.

Chemistry is a dry topic, particularly for geologists and environmental scientists. As such, the publication makes an attempt to inject a few humor by way of including a number of comics right here and there. The comics can be defined as "bizarre" greater than anything, yet most likely paintings for the cloth being covered.

I didn't have a wide construction finances for this e-book (total price range: $0). The figures are crude, and/or are hand-drawn, or are taken from the general public area (nasa.gov), or are my very own images. For a few this can be a turn-off yet for others those may possibly carry scholars awareness better.

Note that there's a print model of this publication. The print model will demonstrate equations and figures greater. you'll locate that more uncomplicated to learn. while you're utilizing a pill, you'll zoom in at the equations to learn these larger, and a similar with the figures. For non-zoomable readers, the equations can be too difficult to make out.

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Successful Grant Proposals in Science, Technology and by Sandra Oster,Paul Cordo

By Sandra Oster,Paul Cordo

there are various assets on provide writing in technological know-how, expertise and drugs, yet such a lot don't give you the useful suggestion had to write the narratives of provide proposals. Designed to assist amateur and skilled investigators write compelling narratives and obtain examine investment, it is a specific consultant to the content material, company, format, phraseology, and clinical argumentation of narratives. The authors draw on greater than two decades of analysis and research of provide proposals, having labored commonly with investigators at diversified degrees, from pre-doctoral scholars to senior scientists. they've got used this event to layout a framework for clinical writing so you might follow on to narratives. the ideas and suggestion provided are appropriate throughout many investment corporations, together with the NIH and NSF. that includes many real-life examples, the ebook covers a number themes, from organisational possible choices to top practices in grammar and modifying, assessment visuals, and dealing with contributors.

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Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research (Pocket Guide by Michael Saini,Aron Shlonsky

By Michael Saini,Aron Shlonsky

Qualitative synthesis in the relations of systematic studies meets an pressing have to use wisdom derived from qualitative experiences to notify perform, study, and coverage. regardless of the contingent nature of proof gleaned from synthesis of qualitative experiences, systematic synthesis is a crucial method and, used judiciously, can deepen realizing of the contextual dimensions that emerge from qualitative study. This pocket consultant provides an outline for making plans, constructing, and imposing qualitative synthesis inside latest protocols and directions for undertaking systematic reports. The authors additionally discover methodological demanding situations, together with: the philosophical tensions of integrating qualitative synthesis in the family members of systematic reports; the stability of accomplished and iterative info retrieval ideas to find and monitor qualitative study; using appraisal instruments to evaluate caliber of qualitative stories; some of the techniques to synthesize qualitative stories, together with interpretive, built-in, and aggregative; and the tensions among the generalizability and transferability of findings that emerge from qualitative synthesis.

Social paintings researchers, educators, and doctoral scholars who're attracted to systematic studies will locate the step by step structure of this publication beneficial for carrying out their studies, either within the kind of speedy facts tests and in top of the range severe reviews.

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Dichtebestimmung mit dem Aräometer (Unterweisung Chemikant / by Stephan Schmitz

By Stephan Schmitz

Unterweisung / Unterweisungsentwurf aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich AdA Naturwissenschaft und Technik, notice: seventy eight percent, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Gegenstand dieser Unterweisung ist die Bestimmung der Dichte einer Flüssigkeit mit dem Aräometer. Das Aräometer wird auch heute in der modernen Zeit als Messgerät genutzt, weil der Auszubildende keinen großen Zeitaufwand benötigt, um die Konzentration einer Lösung zu messen. Zudem sind die Messergebnisse sehr genau. Dem Auszubildenden wird der Auftrieb von Körpern in Flüssigkeiten und das Messverfahren nahegebracht.

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Bayesian Methods for Ecology by Michael A. McCarthy

By Michael A. McCarthy

The curiosity in utilizing Bayesian equipment in ecology is expanding, despite the fact that many ecologists have hassle with carrying out the mandatory analyses. McCarthy bridges that hole, utilizing a transparent and obtainable sort. The textual content additionally contains case experiences to illustrate mark-recapture research, improvement of inhabitants versions and using subjective judgement. some great benefits of Bayesian equipment, also are defined right here, for instance, the incorporation of any suitable earlier details and the facility to evaluate the facts in favour of competing hypotheses. loose software program is on the market in addition to an accompanying web-site containing the knowledge records and WinBUGS codes. Bayesian tools for Ecology will attract educational researchers, higher undergraduate and graduate scholars of Ecology.

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Teaching the Entrepreneurial Mindset to Engineers by Lisa Bosman,Stephanie Fernhaber

By Lisa Bosman,Stephanie Fernhaber

This publication offers engineering school individuals and teachers with a base figuring out of why the entrepreneurial attitude is critical to engineering scholars and the way it may be taught. It is helping boost entrepreneurship schooling for all engineering scholars, and equips educators with instruments and techniques that permit them to coach the entrepreneurial attitude. Divided into 4 components, this publication explores what the entrepreneurial attitude is, and why it is vital; exhibits find out how to start and combine the mind-set into latest coursework in order that curricula can specialise in either technical/functional strategies and entrepreneurial ones to boot; courses readers during the starting to be multitude of meetings, journals, networks, and on-line assets which are to be had; and offers strong examples to get the reader begun. This booklet is a crucial source for engineering educators as they tips on how to stay aggressive and state of the art in a box as fast-moving and dynamic as engineering.

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