We show how a simple but innovative synthesis of key disciplines such as computing
science and cognitive science, can be deployed in combination with such topics as
ergonomics, e-learning, pedagogy, cognitive psychology, interactive system design,
neuropsychology etc to create new learning worlds that boost human learning to meet the
demands of the 21st century.
Microsoft offers great breadth and depth of learning content for information workers. Our
Microsoft Learning division produces e-learning, books, and training courses that are
delivered by our partners. Our extensive Windows Help system consists of several
thousand topics. Feedback from our customers has taught us that for Windows Vista, we
needed to provide more short content, more content for raising awareness before
deployment, and pointers to the most critical topics.
This is the first dictionary entirely devoted to new words and meanings to
have been published by the Oxford University Press. It follows in the
tradition of the Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary in attempting
to record the history of some recent additions to the language, but,
unlike the Supplement, it is necessarily very selective in the words,
phrases, and meanings whose stories it sets out to tell and it stands as
an independent work, unrelated (except in the resources it...
New Cutting Edge combines the comprehensive syllabus and reliable teaching resources that have made the course so popular with brand-new features, making it even fresher and easier to use.
*New reading and listening texts bring the real world to the classroom
* New activities and tasks present, practice and extend the language in meaningful contexts
* New study..practice..Remember! sections combine study skills with consolidation to encourage students to learn more effectively
Ebook The Language Hacking Guide is a learning tool designed by Benny Lewis, who is better known as Benny the Irish Polyglot from Fluent in 3 Months blog. According to its author, this program is the culmination of his years-worth of research and travels in search for new cultures and experiences. It primarily caters to people who are interested in learning a new language and are looking to do so in a short amount of time.
You don't have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don't need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book -- a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road.
Interest in Ruby stems from the popularity of Rails, the web development framework that's attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and PHP. But there are plenty of other uses for this versatile...
Technology development, mainly for telecommunications and computer systems, was a key factor for the interactivity and, thus, for the expansion of e-learning. This book is divided into two parts, presenting some proposals to deal with e-learning challenges, opening up a way of learning about and discussing new methodologies to increase the interaction level of classes and implementing technical tools for helping students to make better use of e-learning resources.
dvances in technology are increasingly impacting the way in which curriculum is delivered and assessed. The emergence of the Internet has offered learners a new instructional delivery system that connects them with educational resources.
MASSEY IS YOUR GATEWAY TO A FUTURE
At Massey University we’re in the business of shaping
future leaders and transforming the way the business
world works. We offer our students the opportunity to
develop the knowledge and skills they’ll need to excel in
any area of business.
Massey’s College of Business strives to create a
stimulating learning and research environment to enrich
our students, our partners in the community, and our
The mathematics students need to learn today is not the same mathematics that
their parents and grandparents needed to learn. When today's students become
adults, they will face new demands for mathematical proficiency that school
mathematics should attempt to anticipate. Moreover, mathematics is a realm no
longer restricted to a select few. All young Americans must learn to think
mathematically, and they must think mathematically to learn.
As regional leaders grapple with these design questions, they learn to become more trusting of one another.
As these relationships grow, leaders’ capacity to think and act quickly on complex strategic issues can increase
dramatically. Stronger, more focused leadership networks emerge that are capable of taking on the challenges
of transforming a regional economy.
Successful regions build stable, pragmatic partnerships composed of people who share important qualities.
These individuals possess the personal integrity needed to strengthen the bonds of trust within the team.
This paper explores methods for generating subjectivity analysis resources in a new language by leveraging on the tools and resources available in English. Given a bridge between English and the selected target language (e.g., a bilingual dictionary or a parallel corpus), the methods can be used to rapidly create tools for subjectivity analysis in the new language.
Technological innovations, new product markets, and a diverse workforce have increased the need for companies to reexamine how their training practices contribute to learning. In this chapter we discussed a systematic approach to training, including needs assessment, design of the learning environment, consideration of employee readiness for training, and transfer-of-training issues.
This book is about marketing and marketing strategy
planning. And, at its essence, marketing strategy planning
is about figuring out how to do a superior job of
satisfying customers. We take that point of view seriously
and believe in practicing what we preach. So you
can trust that this new edition of Basic Marketing—and
all of the other teaching and learning materials that accompany
it—will satisfy your needs. We’re excited
about this edition of Basic Marketing, and we hope that
you will be as well....
Welcome to Beginning PHP6, Apache, MySQL Web Development , your new trusty resource for assistance in
creating your own dynamic web sites. There are a lot of technologies available that can be used to deliver
great web sites, and we ’ re glad you chose the Apache/MySQL/PHP (sometimes referred to simply as
AMP) approach. You may or may not have had a taste of these three components in the past, but either
way we ’ re confident that you will be impressed with the power that lies within them. With this guide by
your side, you ’ ll soon learn why this combination is rapidly...
Teachers and educational leaders are extraordinarily busy, inundated
with demands for more work and better results with fewer
resources—and less time. You will decide within the next few paragraphs
whether this book is worth your time. Let me come straight
to the point. Accountability for Learning equips teachers and leaders
with the ability to transform educational accountability policies
from destructive and demoralizing accounting drills into meaningful
and constructive decision making in the classroom, school, and
The relatively favourable overall growth of productivity in Finnish economy in recent
years conceals the fact that there are remarkable sectoral differences in productivity
development. The rapid productivity growth in sectors which produce information and
communications technologies (ICT), such as the electrical and electronics industry, is
contrasted with slackened growth in most other industries. Finnish companies’ overall record
in turning the new technological opportunities permitted by advanced ICT into gains in
productivity has been relatively poor.
Live online learning is no longer just a “hot trend”—it is a training delivery
method that is here to stay. The ability to interact with people all over the world
in real time has become a critical success factor for training and education. While
the technology has reached an early stage of maturation, best practices on how
to utilize the technology have not been established.
When I finished my first degree in law back in 1993, I was very proud and a little bit
exhausted from the long learning period. So I decided to relax by playing a new game by
NovaLogic called Comanche.
I started the night of January 11th and finished about three days later with only a few hours
of sleep. With the new experience in my head, I decided to start computer game programming.
My goal was to program a terrain engine like Comanche. My then-girlfriend—now
wife—looked a little bit confused when a young, recently-graduated lawyer told her that
was going to be a game programmer....
Public management reform is one of the most popular topics in the field of public
administration. Both academics and practitioners have been actively involved in
studying it. Researchers have published numerous articles and books examining
the background, motives, concepts, strategies, implementation, effectiveness, and
lessons of many reform policies and programs.