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Prometheus Assessed

Author : Shaun Goldfinch
ISBN : 9781780633015
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book examines the problems, pitfalls and opportunities of different models of assessing research quality, drawing on studies from around the world. Aimed at academics, education officials and public servants, key features include an overview of the argument of whether research should be assessed and how research quality should be determined. Prometheus Assessed? offers a survey of research assessment models in the US, UK, Japan and New Zealand and includes an examination of citation analysis and comparison between the different models. Should research be assessed and what is research quality? Survey of research assessment models in US, UK, Japan and New Zealand Examination of citation analysis

Discerning Prometheus

Author : Robert A. Wauzzinski
ISBN : 083863866X
Genre : Philosophy
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This book probes four leading positions that interpret and implement modern technology: optimism, pessimism, realism, and the structuralists. These positions are analyzed for the meaning, the social and personal place given to technology, as well as the foundational values that define modern technology. The book also attempts to demonstrate how these foundational principles affect social and personal behaviour and thus continually aks what place technology should occupy in our lives.

Transformational Literacy

Author : Ron Berger
ISBN : 9781118962237
Genre : Education
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Engage, challenge, and inspire students with work that matters Transformational Literacy, written by a team from EL Education, helps teachers leverage the Common Core instructional shifts—building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction, reading for and writing with evidence, and regular practice with complex text—to engage students in work that matters. Worthy texts and worthy tasks help students see the connection between their hard work as readers and writers and their capacity to contribute to stronger communities and a better world. The stories, examples, and resources that permeate Transformational Literacy come primarily from the more than 150 EL Education schools around the country that support teachers to select, supplement, customize, and create curriculum, and improve instruction. The book also draws on EL Education's open source Common Core English Language Arts curriculum—often cited as one of the finest in the country—and professional development offered to thousands of teachers to implement that curriculum effectively. Transformational Literacy combines the best of what EL Education knows works for kids—purposeful, inquiry-based learning—and the new imperative of the Common Core—higher and deeper expectations for all students. Teach standards through a compelling and purposeful curriculum that prioritizes worthy texts and worthy task Improve students' evidence-based reading, thinking, talking, and writing Support students to develop a new mindset toward the challenge of reading complex texts Transformational Literacy introduces an approach to literacy instruction that will engage, challenge, and inspire student with work that matters.

Prometheus Bound

Author : John M. Ziman
ISBN : 0521434300
Genre : Political Science
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After expanding for centuries, science is reaching its limits to growth. We can no longer afford the ever-increasing cost of exploring ever-wider research opportunities. In the competition for resources, science is becoming much more tightly organized. A radical, pervasive and permanent structural change is taking place. This already affects the whole research system, from everyday laboratory life to the national budget. The scientific enterprise cannot avoid fundamental change, but excessive managerial insistence on accountability, evaluation, 'priority setting', etc. can be very inhospitable to expertise, innovation, criticism and creativity. Can the research system be reshaped without losing many features that have made science so productive? This trenchant analysis of a deep-rooted historical process does not assume any technical knowledge of the natural sciences, or their history, philosophy, sociology, or politics. It is addressed to everybody who is concerned about the future of science and its place in society.

Liver Failure New Insights For The Healthcare Professional 2011 Edition

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ISBN : 9781464912160
Genre : Medical
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Liver Failure: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyPaper™ that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensively focused information about Liver Failure in a compact format. The editors have built Liver Failure: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Liver Failure in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Liver Failure: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at


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ISBN : UOM:39015031264552
Genre : Automobiles
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Advanced Transport Telematics

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ISBN : NWU:35556018745216
Genre : Highway communications
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Prometheus Bound

Author : Guy R. Neave
ISBN : 0080372465
Genre : Education
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This volume sets out a systematic and comparative analysis of the changing relationship between government and higher education. While focusing on ten Western European countries, the United States and Australia, the book is primarily concerned with the ways in which the role of government has altered in higher education since the late 1970s. Also how higher education, under varying degrees of constraint has responded, and, if the tightening of governmental control is an international phenomenon, what forms has it taken? Each country discussed presents an analysis of the recent changes between government and higher education from a variety of perspectives and looks at the effect the changes in strategy have had upon the linkage between the university and the polity. Have these changes contributed to reinforcing centralized control, or, on the contrary, have they served to increase the autonomy of higher education by forcing it to diversify its support?

Towards An Intelligent Transport System

Author : ERTICO (Organization)
ISBN : 0890068100
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Proceedings Of The Second International Symposium On Highway Capacity Proceedings

Author : Rahmi Akçelik
ISBN : 0869106406
Genre : Highway capacity
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