International Journal Of Transmedia Literacy Ijtl Vol 3 2017 Transmedia Skills Education And Learning In The Age Of Emerging Competencies

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International Journal of Transmedia Literacy (IJTL). Vol 3 (2017). Transmedia Skills. Education and Learning in the Age of Emerging Competencies

International Journal of Transmedia Literacy (IJTL). Vol 3 (2017). Transmedia Skills. Education and Learning in the Age of Emerging Competencies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: AA. VV.
Editor: LED Edizioni Universitarie
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International Journal of Transmedia Literacy (IJTL). Vol 3 (2017). Transmedia Skills. Education and Learning in the Age of Emerging Competencies by AA. VV. Summary

The use of collaborative media engages people in a continuous process of learning and exchange, favouring the emergence of new skills and competencies that no longer belong only to the traditional assets of literacy, such as schools and families. Every generation develops blended competences under the influence of new tools and communication frameworks. On the one hand, most people have started to define their own social life-streams using the Internet, social networks, and personal (wearable) devices in different environments: at school, at work, at home, for leisure and spare time. On the other hand, technologies and digitalbased learning represent just one side of the education process. The comfort that (the uses of) technologies offer often creates a false sense of successful education if technologies are not adopted in a transversal way to properly support learning activities and the growth of transdisciplinary competencies. This issue of the IJTL observes, describes, and analyses how education, in both formal and informal learning environments, can rethink, reconsider, and reinvent technologies, social practices, traditional environments and collaborative media, in order to offer transversal learning strategies favouring emerging competences and transmedia skills. Six articles approach education and transmedia skills from different points of view presenting experiences, case studies, and practices in Europe, South America, and Asia.

A History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives

A History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Stuttard
Editor: Thames & Hudson
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A History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives by David Stuttard Summary

The first book to tell the Greek story through the interconnecting lives of the men and women who shaped its politics and literature, its science and philosophy, its art and sport The political leaders, writers, artists, and philosophers of ancient Greece turned a small group of city states into a pan-Mediterranean civilization, whose legacy can be found everywhere today. But who were these people, what do we know of their lives, and how did they interact with one another? In this original new approach to telling the Greek story, David Stuttard weaves together the lives of the movers and shakers of the Greek world into a continuous narrative, from the early tyrant rulers Peisistratus and Polycrates, through the stirrings of democracy under Cleisthenes to the rise of Macedon under Philip II and Alexander the Great and the eventual decline of the Greek world as Rome rose. Moving from Sicily to Afghanistan, and from Macedonia to Alexandria; delving into the worlds of mathematics and geography, rhetoric and historiography, painting and sculpture; exploring the accounts of historians and mystics, poets and dramatists, political commentators and philosophers, this book creates a vivid picture of life in all arenas of the ancient Greek world. As well as the most famous politicians and writers, in these pages the reader will meet less well-known figures such as Milo, the Olympic wrestler who led his home town in a time of crisis; Aspasia, the brilliant female intellectual, who taught rhetoric to Socrates; and Epaminondas, the Theban who taught tactics to Philip of Macedon and so destroyed his own city.

Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidisciplinary Approaches Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Felicia, Patrick
Editor: IGI Global
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Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidisciplinary Approaches by Felicia, Patrick Summary

"This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on game-based learning to help readers who want to improve their understanding of the important roles and applications of educational games in terms of teaching strategies, instructional design, educational psychology and game design"--Provided by publisher.

The End of Progress

The End of Progress Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amy Allen
Editor: Columbia University Press
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The End of Progress by Amy Allen Summary

While post- and decolonial theorists have thoroughly debunked the idea of historical progress as a Eurocentric, imperialist, and neocolonialist fallacy, many of the most prominent contemporary thinkers associated with the Frankfurt School—Jürgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forst—have defended ideas of progress, development, and modernity and have even made such ideas central to their normative claims. Can the Frankfurt School's goal of radical social change survive this critique? And what would a decolonized critical theory look like? Amy Allen fractures critical theory from within by dispensing with its progressive reading of history while retaining its notion of progress as a political imperative, so eloquently defended by Adorno. Critical theory, according to Allen, is the best resource we have for achieving emancipatory social goals. In reimagining a decolonized critical theory after the end of progress, she rescues it from oblivion and gives it a future.

On the Formal Elements of the Absolute Algebra

On the Formal Elements of the Absolute Algebra Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ernst Schröder
Editor: LED Edizioni Universitarie
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On the Formal Elements of the Absolute Algebra by Ernst Schröder Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: ALGEBRA, WHAT ELSE?: 1. The Birth of a Masterwork - 2. Commutativity and Left- and Right-Division - 3. Algorithms, Algorithms, Algorithms - 4. Formalism - 5. A Fateful Choice - 6. Overview - 7. A Strange Document - 8. Acknowledgements - 9. Tools - Notes — ON THE FORMAL ELEMENTS OF THE ABSOLUTE ALGEBRA: §. 1. Character des zu behandelnden Problems. Character of the Problem in Issue - §. 2. Einschränkungen der Aufgabe. Restrictions of our Scope - §. 3. Die Fundamentalgleichungen für nur zwei Zahlen. Algorithmen. The Fundamental Equations for only Two Numbers. Algorithms - §. 4. Vertauschungsprincipien. Principles of Permutation - §. 5. Die Fundamentalgleichungen für drei Zahlen. Elementarcyklen und Gruppen. The Fundamental Equations for Three Numbers. Elementary Cycles and Groups - §. 6. Consequenzen der Algorithmen C1; C2; C3 für drei Zahlen. Consequences of the Algorithms C1; C2; C3 for Three Numbers - §. 7. Consequenzen von C0. Consequences of C0 - §. 8. Combination der Ci. Combination of the Ci - §. 9. Das Formelsystem O1 der ordinäre Algebra. The Formal System O1 of the Usual Algebra - §. 10. Untergeordnete Algorithmen von O1: Weitere ermittelte Tragweitezahlen. Subordinate Algorithms of O1: Further Sizes — FIGURES - Notes — APPENDIX - Notes — ILLUSTRATIONS - Bibliography - Index of the Main Concepts - Index of the Illustrations.

The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children

The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lelia Green,Donell Holloway,Kylie Stevenson,Tama Leaver,Leslie Haddon
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The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children by Lelia Green,Donell Holloway,Kylie Stevenson,Tama Leaver,Leslie Haddon Summary

This companion presents the newest research in this important area, showcasing the huge diversity in children’s relationships with digital media around the globe, and exploring the benefits, challenges, history, and emerging developments in the field. Children are finding novel ways to express their passions and priorities through innovative uses of digital communication tools. This collection investigates and critiques the dynamism of children's lives online with contributions fielding both global and hyper-local issues, and bridging the wide spectrum of connected media created for and by children. From education to children's rights to cyberbullying and youth in challenging circumstances, the interdisciplinary approach ensures a careful, nuanced, multi-dimensional exploration of children’s relationships with digital media. Featuring a highly international range of case studies, perspectives, and socio-cultural contexts, The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children is the perfect reference tool for students and researchers of media and communication, family and technology studies, psychology, education, anthropology, and sociology, as well as interested teachers, policy makers, and parents.

Social Inequality, Childhood and the Media

Social Inequality, Childhood and the Media Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink,Jasmin Kulterer,Philip Sinner
Editor: Springer
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Social Inequality, Childhood and the Media by Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink,Jasmin Kulterer,Philip Sinner Summary

This open access book presents a qualitative longitudinal panel-study on child and adolescent socialisation in socially disadvantaged families. The study traces how children and their parents make sense of media within the context of their everyday life over twelve years (from 2005 to 2017) and provides a unique perspective on the role of different socialisation contexts, drawing on rich data from a broad range of qualitative methods. Using a theoretical framework and methodological approach that can be applied transnationally, it sheds light on the complex interplay of factors which shape children’s socialisation and media usage in multiple ways. .

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexandra Georgakopoulou,Tereza Spilioti
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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication by Alexandra Georgakopoulou,Tereza Spilioti Summary

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication provides a comprehensive, state of the art overview of language-focused research on digital communication, taking stock and registering the latest trends that set the agenda for future developments in this thriving and fast moving field. The contributors are all leading figures or established authorities in their areas, covering a wide range of topics and concerns in the following seven sections: • Methods and Perspectives; • Language Resources, Genres, and Discourses; • Digital Literacies; • Digital Communication in Public; • Digital Selves and Online-Offline Lives; • Communities, Networks, Relationships; • New debates and Further directions. This volume showcases critical syntheses of the established literature on key topics and issues and, at the same time, reflects upon and engages with cutting edge research and new directions for study (as emerging within social media). A wide range of languages are represented, from Japanese, Greek, German and Scandinavian languages, to computer-mediated Arabic, Chinese and African languages. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication will be an essential resource for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers within English language and linguistics, applied linguistics and media and communication studies.

Collaborative Media

Collaborative Media Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonas Lowgren,Bo Reimer
Editor: MIT Press
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A thorough analysis of contemporary digital media practices, showing how people increasingly not only consume but also produce and even design media. With many new forms of digital media–including such popular social media as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr—the people formerly known as the audience no longer only consume but also produce and even design media. Jonas Löwgren and Bo Reimer term this phenomenon collaborative media, and in this book they investigate the qualities and characteristics of these forms of media in terms of what they enable people to do. They do so through an interdisciplinary research approach that combines the social sciences and humanities traditions of empirical and theoretical work with practice-based, design-oriented interventions. Löwgren and Reimer offer analysis and a series of illuminating case studies—examples of projects in collaborative media that range from small multidisciplinary research experiments to commercial projects used by millions of people. Löwgren and Reimer discuss the case studies at three levels of analysis: society and the role of collaborative media in societal change; institutions and the relationship of collaborative media with established media structures; and tribes, the nurturing of small communities within a large technical infrastructure. They conclude by advocating an interventionist turn within social analysis and media design.

Children and Media

Children and Media Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dafna Lemish
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118787080
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Children and Media by Dafna Lemish Summary

Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, Children and Media explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and childhood. Primer to global issues and core research into children and the media integrating work from around the world Comprehensive integration of work that bridges disciplines, theoretical and research traditions and methods Covers both critical/qualitative and quantitative approaches to the topic

Working with Multimodality

Working with Multimodality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer Rowsell
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135097666
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In today’s digital world, we have multiple modes of meaning-making: sounds, images, hypertexts. Yet, within literacy education, even ‘new’ literacies, we know relatively little about how to work with and produce modally complex texts. In Working with Multimodality, Jennifer Rowsell focuses on eight modes: words, images, sounds, movement, animation, hypertext, design and modal learning. Throughout the book each mode is illustrated by cases studies based on the author’s interviews with thirty people, who have extensive experience working with a mode in their field. From a song writer to a well known ballet dancer, these people all discuss what it means to do multimodality well. This accessible textbook brings the multiple modes together into an integrated theory of multimodality. Step-by-step, beginning with theory then exploring modes and how to work with them, before concluding with how to apply this in an investigation, each stage of working with multimodality is covered. Working with Multimodality will help students and scholars to: • Think about specific modes and how they function • Consider the implications for multimodal meaning-making • Become familiar with conventions and folk knowledge about given modes • Apply this same knowledge to their own production of media texts in classrooms Assuming no prior knowledge about multimodality and its properties, Working with Multimodality is designed to appeal to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in how learning and innovation is different in a digital and media age and is an essential textbook for courses in literacy, new media and multimodality within applied linguistics , education and communication studies.

Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods

Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dawn Mannay
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317688414
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Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods by Dawn Mannay Summary

Visual research methods are quickly becoming key topics of interest and are now widely recognised as having the potential to evoke emphatic understanding of the ways in which other people experience their worlds. Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods examines the practices and value of these visual approaches as a qualitative tool in the field of social science and related disciplines. This book is concerned with the process of applying visual methods as a tool of inquiry from design, to production, to analysis and dissemination. Drawing on research projects which reflect real world situations, you will be methodically guided through the research process in detail, enabling you to examine and understand the practices and value of visual, narrative and creative approaches as effective qualitative tools. Key topics include: techniques of data production, including collage, mapping, drawing and photographs; the practicalities of application; the positioning of the researcher; interpretation of visual data; images and narratives in public spaces; evaluative analysis of creative approaches. Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods will be an invaluable companion for researchers, postgraduate students and other academics with an interest in visual and creative methods and qualitative research.

Sharing Qualitative Research

Sharing Qualitative Research Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Gair,Ariella van Luyn
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317338421
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Sharing Qualitative Research by Susan Gair,Ariella van Luyn Summary

In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help to inspire and transform readers and future research. In exploring a range of collaborative and original social research approaches to addressing social problems, this text grapples with the difficulties of working with communities. It also offers strategies for working ethically with narratives, while also challenging traditional, narrower definitions of what constitutes communities. The book is unique in its cross-disciplinary spectrum, community narratives focus and showcase of arts-based and emerging digital technologies for working with communities. A timely collection, it will be of interest to interdisciplinary researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate students and practitioners in fields including anthropology, ethnography, cultural studies, community arts, literary studies, social work, health and education.

Management Consultancy Through an Academic and Practitioner Perspective

Management Consultancy Through an Academic and Practitioner Perspective Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul A. Phillips, Victor Newman., Dr. K V Subramanian
Editor: Notion Press
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Management Consultancy Through an Academic and Practitioner Perspective by Paul A. Phillips, Victor Newman., Dr. K V Subramanian Summary

Knowledge remains the key driver of success in the digital age. Management consultancy firms that can handle knowledge management effectively will reap economic and societal benefits. Management Consultancy Through an Academic and Practitioner Perspective, provides a fresh perspective on how management consultancy firms need to stay relevant to compete effectively. This book seeks to bridge the gap between the practitioner and academic camps and bring a sense of reality to the management consultancy landscape, which will help bring about a change in the production of consulting knowledge. It is particularly relevant for undergraduate, postgraduate, and MBA students interested in the management consulting profession who may study this subject as a core module or as an elective, or who may use it for further reading to supplement their strategy and international business modules. Aspiring and practicing management consultants will find it helpful to deliver quality outcomes to clients.

Using Photographs in Social and Historical Research

Using Photographs in Social and Historical Research Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Penny Tinkler
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446291529
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Using Photographs in Social and Historical Research by Penny Tinkler Summary

Sophisticated, original and comprehensive, this book investigates photographic research practices and the conceptual and theoretical issues that underpin them. Using international case studies and 'behind the scenes' interviews, Penny Tinkler sets out research practices and explores the possibilities, and challenges, of working with different methods and photographic sources. The book guides the reader through all aspects of doing photographic research including practical issues and ethical considerations. Key topics include: - Working with images - Generating photos in research - Managing large archives and digital databases - Reviewing personal photos - Photo-elicitation interviews Written in a clear, accessible style, this dynamic book is essential reading for students and researchers working with photographs in history and the social sciences.


Riverine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gerald Adler,Manolo Guerci
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134811535
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Riverine by Gerald Adler,Manolo Guerci Summary

Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought to harness the dynamism of the watercourse and create the local architectural landscape. Theorised via a sophisticated understanding of history, space, culture, and ecology, this collection of wonderful and deliberately wide-ranging case studies, from Early Modern Italy to the contemporary Bengal Delta, investigates the culture of human interaction with rivers and the nature of urban topography. Riverine explores the ways in which architecture and urban planning have imbued cultural landscapes with ritual and structural meaning.

The Handbook to the Bloomsbury Group

The Handbook to the Bloomsbury Group Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derek Ryan,Stephen Ross
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350014923
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The Handbook to the Bloomsbury Group is the most comprehensive available survey of contemporary scholarship on the Bloomsbury Group – the set of influential writers, artists and thinkers whose members included Virginia Woolf, Leonard Woolf, E.M. Forster, John Maynard Keynes, Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Duncan Grant and David Garnett. With chapters written by world leading scholars in the field, the book explores novel avenues of thinking about these pivotal figures and their works opened up by the new modernist studies. It brings together overview essays with detailed illustrative case studies, and covers topics as diverse as feminism, sexuality, empire, philosophy, class, nature and the arts. Setting the agenda for future study of Bloomsbury, this is an essential resource for scholars of 20th-century modernist culture.

Discourse and Digital Practices

Discourse and Digital Practices Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rodney H Jones,Alice Chik,Christoph A Hafner
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317537009
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Discourse and Digital Practices by Rodney H Jones,Alice Chik,Christoph A Hafner Summary

Discourse and Digital Practices shows how tools from discourse analysis can be used to help us understand new communication practices associated with digital media, from video gaming and social networking to apps and photo sharing. This cutting-edge book: draws together fourteen eminent scholars in the field including James Paul Gee, David Barton, Ilana Snyder, Phil Benson, Victoria Carrington, Guy Merchant, Camilla Vasquez, Neil Selwyn and Rodney Jones answers the central question: "How does discourse analysis enable us to understand digital practices?" addresses a different type of digital media in each chapter demonstrates how digital practices and the associated new technologies challenge discourse analysts to adapt traditional analytic tools and formulate new theories and methodologies examines digital practices from a wide variety of approaches including textual analysis, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, multimodal discourse analysis, object ethnography, geosemiotics, and critical discourse analysis. Discourse and Digital Practices will be of interest to advanced students studying courses on digital literacies or language and digital practices.

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stein Haugen,Anne Barros,Coen van Gulijk,Trond Kongsvik,Jan Erik Vinnem
Editor: CRC Press
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Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World by Stein Haugen,Anne Barros,Coen van Gulijk,Trond Kongsvik,Jan Erik Vinnem Summary

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World collects the papers presented at the 28th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018 in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-21, 2018. The contributions cover a wide range of methodologies and application areas for safety and reliability that contribute to safe societies in a changing world. These methodologies and applications include: - foundations of risk and reliability assessment and management - mathematical methods in reliability and safety - risk assessment - risk management - system reliability - uncertainty analysis - digitalization and big data - prognostics and system health management - occupational safety - accident and incident modeling - maintenance modeling and applications - simulation for safety and reliability analysis - dynamic risk and barrier management - organizational factors and safety culture - human factors and human reliability - resilience engineering - structural reliability - natural hazards - security - economic analysis in risk management Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World will be invaluable to academics and professionals working in a wide range of industrial and governmental sectors: offshore oil and gas, nuclear engineering, aeronautics and aerospace, marine transport and engineering, railways, road transport, automotive engineering, civil engineering, critical infrastructures, electrical and electronic engineering, energy production and distribution, environmental engineering, information technology and telecommunications, insurance and finance, manufacturing, marine transport, mechanical engineering, security and protection, and policy making.

Africa’s Competitiveness in the Global Economy

Africa’s Competitiveness in the Global Economy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ifedapo Adeleye,Mark Esposito
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 331967014X
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Africa’s Competitiveness in the Global Economy by Ifedapo Adeleye,Mark Esposito Summary

This book highlights the key issues, opportunities and challenges facing African firms, industries, cities and nations in their quest to compete successfully in the global economy. Exploring a topic which has grown in importance as Africa faces a period of subdued economic development, this edited collection takes a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-industry and multi-country approach. The authors provide insights into a broad range of issues, including competitiveness measurement and evaluation, sectoral competitiveness of declining and emerging industries, threats of the ‘Dutch Disease,’ and talent competitiveness. This timely book offers a response to the urgent need for the diversification of economies and the advancement of manufacturing in Africa, appealing to scholars of international business and economics.