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Trends and Issues in Educational Technology By Jody Bowie et al.
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The chapters presented in this handbook reflect the discussions that took place in EDTC 6423: Trends and Issues in Educational Technology, a graduate course in the Educational Technology program at... More > Oklahoma State University in the Spring 2012 semester. Students explored the current trends and issues in educational technology, such as the use of smart surfaces, Web 2.0 applications, touch mobile devices, and games as informal learning environments. We also discussed the historical, psychological, and philosophical foundations of educational technology and seminal results in empirical research that support or challenge the predominant theories. Technology was discussed as an agent of change, enabling learners to assume different roles in the educational process – creator, explorer, apprentice, tutee, problem solver, or information processor.< Less
The Future of Management Education in Ireland By Patrick Mc Namee
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This book projects current trends in management education in Ireland over the next ten years. It focuses on MBA education and provides a scenario of how the Web is likely to affect all MBAs... More > worldwide.< Less
The Future of Management Education in Ireland By Patrick Mc Namee
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This book projects current trends in management education in Ireland over the next ten years. It focuses on MBA education and provides a scenario of how the Web is likely to affect all MBAs... More > worldwide.< Less
The CIO in Higher Education By Peter Adams
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Information Technology leadership in a university environment shares many characteristics with corporate environments. There is a need in both universities and corporations for strategic planning,... More > budgeting, project management, communication with stakeholders and alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values. And yet, the university environment has its own unique characteristics which are the subject of this book. University IT departments typically support multiple aspects of the university’s operations, including teaching, research and business functions. The CIO in a university faces unique issues in leadership, governance, security and technologies tailored to the higher education environment. This book ends with a discussion of the future of technology in higher education and the drivers of change including the top ten social, economic, technological and pedagogical trends facing universities today and in the next ten years.< Less
The CIO in Higher Education By Peter Adams
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Information Technology leadership in a university environment shares many characteristics with corporate environments. There is a need in both universities and corporations for strategic planning,... More > budgeting, project management, communication with stakeholders and alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values. And yet, the university environment has its own unique characteristics which are the subject of this book. University IT departments typically support multiple aspects of the university’s operations, including teaching, research and business functions. The CIO in a university faces unique issues in leadership, governance, security and technologies tailored to the higher education environment. This book ends with a discussion of the future of technology in higher education and the drivers of change including the top ten social, economic, technological and pedagogical trends facing universities today and in the next ten years.< Less
Global Leadership for Educational Leadership By NCPEA Publications
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Topical foci covered in this book span these areas: leading in a continual state of crisis; exploring what we know as intellectuals; identifying ethics and quality in school planning and online... More > learning; speculating on trends in educational leadership from a future-minded perspective; redesigning the doctorate in education degree; utilizing critical friendship groups; exploring cultural competence in U.S. schools; exploring international social justice and professional development in school-university partnerships; mindfully attending to human capital theory and critical theory in educational leadership work; examining charter school leadership challenges; analyzing statewide school assessment at the ground level, and investigating the effects of teacher attendance on student achievement.< Less
Information Professionals 2050: Educational Possibilities and Pathways By Gary Marchionini, Barbara B. Moran
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Information Professionals 2050 (IP2050) was held on June 4-5, 2012 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as part of the 80th anniversary celebration of the School of Information and Library Science. Sixteen... More > information and library science leaders from around the nation participated. They presented position statements of their perceptions of how the changes on the horizon will impact how students are educated, how institutions are designed and how we may prepare for emerging technologies.< Less
Information Professionals 2050: Educational Possibilities and Pathways By Gary Marchionini, Barbara B. Moran
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Information Professionals 2050 (IP2050) was held on June 4-5, 2012 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as part of the 80th anniversary celebration of the School of Information and Library Science. ... More > Sixteen information and library science leaders from around the nation participated. They presented position statements of their perceptions of how the changes on the horizon will impact how students are educated, how institutions are designed and how we may prepare for emerging technologies.< Less
Micro-Nano Mechatronics - New Trends in Material, Measurement, Control, Manufacturing and Their Applications in Biomedical Engineering By Goro Obinata, Toshio Fukuda, Tomohide Niimi
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Micro/Nano mechatronics is currently used in broader spectra, ranging from basic applications in robotics, actuators, sensors, semiconductors, automobiles, and machine tools. As a strategic... More > technology highlighting the 21st century, this technology is extended to new applications in bio-medical systems and life science, construction machines, and aerospace equipment, welfare/human life engineering, and other brand new scopes. Basically, the miniaturizing technology is important to realize high performance, low energy consumption, low cost performance, small space instrumentation, light-weight, and so on. This book presents the summary of our project Center of Excellence for Education and Research of Micro-Nano Mechatronics. The project implements a strategy to realize applications of micro-nano mechatronics, which are based on mechanical engineering or materials science, control systems engineering, and advanced medical engineering.< Less
10 Steps to Earning a Living as a Primary Caregiver Under the California Medical Marijuana Program By Medical Marijuana Educational Institute
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In this new edition, fully updated to address California's rapidly changing laws, medical marijuana local ordinance trends and industry practices, readers learn the critical action steps to start... More > their own medical marijuana collective or cooperative. Topics covered include: - How to obtain state protection for cultivation, possession, transportation and delivery of medicinal marijuana - Proper Dept of Health registration as a primary caregiver - How to use the state laws and programs to your advantage - Easy ways to work within the law to ensure compliance - Important considerations in reducing the risk of problems from state and federal law enforcement - The dollars and sense in providing services as a primary caregiver and more! This step-by-step guide allows reads to absorb the material, speak the language, and acquire the confidence and expertise needed to succeed in today's medical marijuana industry. It is the most comprehensive and accessible, low cost educational tool available today.< Less