Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522522565

Category: Computers

Page: 8104

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In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements have developed at a rapid pace, disseminating into and affecting numerous aspects of contemporary society. This has created a pivotal need for an innovative compendium encompassing the latest trends, concepts, and issues surrounding this relevant discipline area. During the past 15 years, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology has become recognized as one of the landmark sources of the latest knowledge and discoveries in this discipline. The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe. This authoritative encyclopedia is an all-encompassing, well-established reference source that is ideally designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, it is a pivotal and relevant source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology and is an invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library.
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Fourth Edition (Print Version)

Author: John D. Mcdonald,Michael Levine-Clark

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466552593

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 6856

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The fourth edition of a bestseller, this encyclopedia compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and exploring the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries, this major reference presents hundreds of entries extensively reviewed for accuracy. The new edition continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.
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Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula

Author: Machado, Carolina F.,Davim, J. Paulo

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522572600

Category: Education

Page: 258

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In an increasingly complex, competitive, and global world, organizations require highly skilled professionals who have the capacity to proactively answer challenges. Thus, educational institutions must update the curricula of their courses to better contribute to the training and development of professionals in order to ensure that they are prepared to face increasing levels of organizational competitiveness. Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula is a collection of innovative research that fosters discussion on the evolution of higher-education in management, applied sciences, and engineering with an emphasis on curriculum development, pedagogy, didactic aspects, and sustainable education. This publication presents models, theories, and tools that allow individuals to take a more strategic role in their organizations. It is ideally designed for managers, engineers, human resource officials, academicians, researchers, administrators, and lecturers.
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Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, Six Volume Set (Print)

Author: James Swarbrick

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781841848198

Category: Medical

Page: 4296

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Pharmaceutical science deals with the whole spectrum of drug development from start to finish. There are many different facets to the pharmaceutical industry, from initial research to the finished product, including the equipment used, trials performed, and regulations that must be followed. Presenting an overview of all of these different aspects, the Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a must-have reference guide for all laboratories and libraries in the pharmaceutical field. Bringing together leaders from every specialty related to pharmaceutical science and technology, this is the single-source reference at the forefront of pharmaceutical R&D. The strength of this work is not only its breadth but also the caliber of contributing writers, all experts in their field, writing on all aspects of pharmaceutical science and technology. The fourth edition offers 29 new chapters ranging from biomarkers, computational chemistry, and contamination control to high-throughput screening, orally disintegrating tablets, and quality by design. The encyclopedia details best practices of equipment used, methods for manufacturing, options for packaging, and routes for drug delivery. The volumes also provide a thorough understanding of the choices behind each method. In addition, the regulations, safety aspects, patent guidance, and methods of analysis are presented. Key Areas Covered: Analytics Biomarkers Dosage forms Drug delivery Formulation Informatics Manufacturing Packaging Processing Regulatory affairs Systems validation This is an authoritative reference source for those practicing in any area of pharmaceutical science and technology, enabling the pharmaceutical specialist and novice alike to keep abreast of developments in this constantly evolving and highly competitive field. * Online version coming soon. Contact us to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367 / (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062 / (E-mail) [email protected]
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Technology-Assisted ESL Acquisition and Development for Nontraditional Learners

Author: Khadimally, Seda

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522532242

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Creating technology-integrated learning environments for adolescent and adult language learners remains a challenge to educators in the field. Thoroughly examining and optimizing the experience of these students is imperative to the success of language learning classrooms. Technology-Assisted ESL Acquisition and Development for Nontraditional Learners provides innovative insights into the advancements in communication technologies and their applications in language learning. The content within this publication covers emerging research on instructional design, teacher cognition, and professional development. It is a vital reference source for educators, academics, administrators, and researchers seeking coverage centered on the implementation of technology-based language learning systems.
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Cognitive Computing in Technology-Enhanced Learning

Author: Lytras, Miltiadis D.,Aljohani, Naif,Daniela, Linda,Visvizi, Anna

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522590323

Category: Education

Page: 345

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Various technologies and applications such as cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, and learning analytics have received increased attention in recent years. The growing demand behind their adoption and exploitation in different application contexts has captured the attention of learning technology specialists, computer engineers, and business researchers who are attempting to decipher the phenomenon of personalized e-learning, its relation to already conducted research, and its implications for new research opportunities that effect innovations in teaching. Cognitive Computing in Technology-Enhanced Learning is a critical resource publication that aims to demonstrate state-of-the-art approaches of advanced data mining systems in e-learning, such as MOOCs and other innovative technologies, to improve learning analytics, as well as to show how new and advanced user interaction designs, educational models, and adoptive strategies can expand sustainability in applied learning technologies. Highlighting a range of topics such as augmented reality, ethics, and online learning environments, this book is ideal for educators, instructional designers, higher education faculty, school administrators, academicians, researchers, and students.
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Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522576029

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 752

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Media and communication advancements allow individuals across the globe to connect in the blink of an eye. Individuals can share information and collaborate on new projects like never before while also remaining informed on global issues through ever-improving media outlets and technologies. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications provides emerging research on the modern effects of media on cultures, individuals, and groups. While highlighting a range of topics such as social media use and marketing, media influence, and communication technology, this book explores how these advancements shape and further the global society. This book is an important resource for media researchers and professionals, academics, students, and communications experts seeking new information on the effective use of modern technology in communication applications.
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The Encyclopedia of Aging

Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set

Author: Richard Schulz

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826148438

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Comprehensive multidisciplinary encyclopedia dealing with aging processes and older adults. Intended for "the educated inquirer who needs a brief authoritative introduction to key topics and issues in aging." Signed entries contain cross references. Contains lengthy bibliography. General index.
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Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science

Author: Edwin D. Reilly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470090954

Category: Computers

Page: 902

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science has been adapted from the full Fourth Edition to meet the needs of students, teachers and professional computer users in science and industry. As an ideal desktop reference, it contains shorter versions of 60% of the articles found in the Fourth Edition, putting computer knowledge at your fingertips. Organised to work for you, it has several features that make it an invaluable and accessible reference. These include: Cross references to closely related articles to ensure that you don’t miss relevant information Appendices covering abbreviations and acronyms, notation and units, and a timeline of significant milestones in computing have been included to ensure that you get the most from the book. A comprehensive index containing article titles, names of persons cited, references to sub-categories and important words in general usage, guarantees that you can easily find the information you need. Classification of articles around the following nine main themes allows you to follow a self study regime in a particular area: Hardware Computer Systems Information and Data Software Mathematics of Computing Theory of Computation Methodologies Applications Computing Milieux. Presenting a wide ranging perspective on the key concepts and developments that define the discipline, the Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science is a valuable reference for all computer users.
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology

Author: J. Michael Spector

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506311296

Category: Education

Page: 968

View: 8395

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology examines information on leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning. While using innovative technology to educate individuals is certainly not a new topic, how it is approached, adapted, and used toward the services of achieving real gains in student performance is extremely pertinent. This two-volume encyclopedia explores such issues, focusing on core topics and issues that will retain relevance in the face of perpetually evolving devices, services, and specific techniques. As technology evolves and becomes even more low-cost, easy-to-use, and more accessible, the education sector will evolve alongside it. For instance, issues surrounding reasoning behind how one study has shown students retain information better in traditional print formats are a topic explored within the pages of this new encyclopedia. Features: A collection of 300-350 entries are organized in A-to-Z fashion in 2 volumes available in a choice of print or electronic formats. Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings. A detailed index, the Reader’s Guide themes, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version. This reference encyclopedia is a reliable and precise source on educational technology and a must-have reference for all academic libraries.
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