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Works: 292 works in 293 publications in 1 language and 1,478 library holdings
Genres: Charts, diagrams, etc  Case studies  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: HG4638, 332.63222
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Increasing student engagement and retention in e-learning environments Web 2.0 and blended learning technologies by Charles Wankel( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Increasing Student Engagement and Retention in e-Learning Environments: Web 2.0 and Blended Learning Technologies examines new research on how online and blended learning technologies are being used in higher education to increase learner engagement in an era of increasing technological convergence and dependence. These enabling technologies are reshaping and reframing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education. Through case studies, surveys, and literature reviews, this volume will examine online and blended technologies are being used to improve academic literacies in students, to create engaging communities of practice, and how these technologies are being used to improve learner motivation and self-empowered learners. This volume will also discuss a framework for adopting and deploying these technologies
Business risk management : models and analysis by E. J Anderson( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
"Providing the foundations needed for managers who have to make decisions in an uncertain and risky environment, Business Risk Management brings together the fundamental ideas of utility theory and at the same time puts them alongside prospect theory which describes how people actually make decisions on risk using quantitative tools and probability models to provide a clear understanding of risk. Author Edward Anderson examines an ambitious range of topics, introducing practically important concepts in a way that does not require an advanced understanding of financial mathematics"--
Start a business for less than 2,000 : from airbrush artist to wellness instructor, 75+ profitable business startups for under 2,000 by Richard Walsh( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"Millions of Americans are out of work. Their savings accounts have shrunk, and they're taking out second mortgages and cashing in their retirement accounts to pay off overdue credit card bills. But the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in America, as clear in initiatives like Small Business Saturday and And hundreds of thousands of courageous innovators have decided to start their own businesses. The question is--how much money will it take to do it successfully? Here are innovative, exciting ideas for businesses based on what the reader can afford."
The body and everyday life by Helen Thomas( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The Body and Everyday Life offers a lively and comprehensive introduction to the study of the body. It uses case studies in performance practices to examine the key concepts, methods and critical insights gained from this area."--pub. desc
When reporters cross the line : the heroes, the villains, the hackers and the spies by Stewart Purvis( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
'When Reporters Cross the Line' tells the stories of 11 journalists, among them some of the best-known names in British journalism, who broke the code of their craft in the name of the public interest. These are the men and women who went beyond accepted journalistic conventions - in some cases beyond more fundamentally human ethical conventions - and whose actions led to often shocking consequences that have been kept secret. Until now
Walking wounded : the life and poetry of Vernon Scannell by Andrew Taylor( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
This uncompromising biography tells the story of a wounded D-Day veteran, a deserter, a violent drunk, a loving father who abandoned his first child, a boxer and brawler, a wife-beater, a bigamist, and a passionately romantic lover. It is also, most importantly, the story of a poet. Vernon Scannell wrote some of the finest poetry to come out of the Second World War. He won the Chomondeley Prize and the Heinemann Award, and for half a century he was acknowledged as one of the leading poets in the country. His Collected Poems are still in print, and his poetry for both adults and children is regu
Undaunted stories about the Irish in Australia by John Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Undaunted is a collection of true stories about Irish men and women who travelled to Australia in search of a better life and battled against the odds in a remote and harsh world. From 1788 when the first convict ships landed to the mid-20th century, these true stories about settlers, convicts and their descendants highlight the best and worst of human behaviour in the kinds of dilemma that faced newcomers. This books tells the story of the Irish contribution to this struggle
Negotiating cohesion : uncomfortable positions in local government by Hannah Jones( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Using original empirical data, this book explores how local government officers and politicians negotiate 'difficult subjects' linked with community cohesion policy: diversity, inequality, discrimination, extremism, migration, religion, class, power and change
Turnaround tools for the teenage brain : helping underperforming students become lifelong learners by Eric Jensen( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The achievement gap is widening and more teens than ever are struggling in school. The latest research shows not only that brains can change, but that teachers and other providers have the power to boost students' effort, focus, attitude, and even IQs. In this book bestselling author Eric Jensen and co-author Carole Snider offer teacher-friendly strategies to ensure that all students graduate, become lifelong learners, and ultimately be successful in school and life. Drawing on cutting-edge science, this breakthrough book reveals core tools to increase student effort, build attitudes, and improve behaviors. Practical, teacher-tested, and research-supported strategies that will empower educators to make lasting and rapid changes; Powerful academic evidence showing that every teacher can make a significant--and lasting--difference in student effort, behavior, attitude, and achievement; Specific tools for making and managing the student's goal-seeking process and helping to develop a winner's mindset. From the very first chapter, educators will learn how to help their struggling students become excited, lifelong learners
Preventing workplace bullying : an evidence-based guide for managers and employees by Carlo Caponecchia( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
'Workplace bullying is tough for everyone. This book helps managers and consultants clarify what is and isn't bullying, and gives excellent guidance on how to deal with it
The international trafficking of human organs a multidisciplinary perspective by Leonard Territo( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"International illicit trade in human organs is on the increase, fueled by growing demand and unscrupulous traffickers. In order to truly understand the problem of organ trafficking, an analysis should take into account the various perspectives that come into play in this multifaceted issue. With contributions from international scholars and experts, The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Perspective provides a broad-based exploration of this controversial phenomenon. Divided into four parts, the book examines the issue of human organ trafficking from the perspectives of criminal justice; business and economic; medical, ethical, and philosophical; and theological. The book begins by presenting case studies of the trafficking of body parts occurring in the U.S. and Mexico. It examines the increase in organ harvesting from Chinese prisoners and describes widespread instances of trafficking in Europe. Diverse perspectives Next, it examines the economic ramifications of possible legislation of the sale of body parts and discusses other proposals for increasing the supply of kidneys and other organs. It explores ethical issues surrounding the kidney shortage and incentives to promote donation. It also offers arguments for and against compensation for transplant organs from Kantian, Dworkinian, and other perspectives. Lastly, theologians discuss opposing Catholic and Protestant perspectives on the sale of human organs. Learning toolsEach chapter provides discussion questions to provoke vigorous debate and references to facilitate further study. The wide-ranging analysis provided by this volume is certain to enhance further inquiry into a disturbing and increasingly prevalent issue"--
EBL ebook library ( file )
in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Dawson Books, in partnership with EBooks Corporation, introduces Ebook Library - an ebook lending platform developed in collaboration with leading university and research libraries and with academic publishers. Offering content across all subject areas EBL will feature content from major academic publishers worldwide, including titles from Taylor & Francis, Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge University Press, Kluwer Academic, Springer, World Scientific and others. Ebooks can be viewed online or downloaded to a computer or PDA. EBL offers full-text search capability across the database
Shirley Williams : the biography by Mark Peel( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
For fifty years Shirley Williams has been one of Britain's best-known and best-loved politicians, admired for her warmth, sincerity, integrity and compassion. Hailing from an impeccable intellectual background, the young Shirley seemed destined for great things as she rose effortlessly up the political ladder. Yet for all the talk of her becoming the country's first female Prime Minister that accolade passed her by, her feisty independence earning her a career that has been anything but perpetual sunshine. In this first-ever biography, Mark Peel explores the dilemma that has faced William
The story of sport in England by Neil Wigglesworth( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A fascinating history of the English experience of sport, from its earliest beginnings in social play and pastimes, via its adoption as an alternative to the clockwork routine of urban life, to its consumption as the product of a global business
Trump strategies for real estate : billionaire lessons for the small investor by George H Ross( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
How to do it like Trump?from start to finish This is the first real estate investing book to reveal the principles and strategies of the world?s most famous real estate developer?Donald Trump. Author George Ross is Trump?s celebrity costar on the hit TV show, The Apprentice, and has been Trump?s right-hand man and business advisor for 25 years
Strategic management of e-business by Stephen Chen( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Stephen Chen's textbook helps students develop the knowledge and skills required take part in the formulation and implementation of strategies for businesses competing in electronic markets
An arbitrage guide to financial markets by Robert Dubil( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"The book is aimed at entrants into investment banking and dealing businesses, existing personnel in non-trading jobs, and people outside the financial services industry trying to gain a view into what drives dealers in today's highly integrated marketplace. A committed reader is guaranteed to leave with a deep understanding of all current issues."--BOOK JACKET
Encyclopedia of chart patterns by Thomas N Bulkowski( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
In this revised and expanded second edition of the bestselling Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Thomas Bulkowski updates the classic with new performance statistics for both bull and bear markets and 23 new patterns, including a second section devoted to ten event patterns. Bulkowski tells you how to trade the significant events - such as quarterly earnings announcements, retail sales, stock upgrades and downgrades - that shape today's trading and uses statistics to back up his approach. This comprehensive new edition is a must-have reference if you're a technical investor or trader
Japan, sport and society tradition and change in a globalizing world by Joseph McGuire( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The aim of this collection is to bring the work of Japanese scholars in the area of sport, culture and Japanese society to the attention of a wider audience. Work of this kind is, in fact, not new. In 1967, in the second volume of the International Review of Sport Sociology, the official publication of the recently formed International Committee for Sport Sociology (ICSS), Kyuzo Takenoshita published both a paper on 'The Social Structure of the Sport Population in Japan' and a separate overview of 'The Sociological Research Work of Sport in Japan'. In the latter paper, Takenoshita conclu
Hurt and pain : literature and the suffering body by Susannah B Mintz( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
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