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Rethinking Body Language

Author : Geoffrey Beattie
ISBN : 0415538890
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Challenging all of our old assumptions about the subject, "Rethinking Body Language" builds on the most recent cutting-edge research to offer a new theoretical perspective on this subject that will transform the way we look at other people. In contrast to the traditional view that body language is primarily concerned with the expression of emotions and the negotiation of social relationships, author Geoff Beattie argues instead that gestures reflect aspects of our thinking but in a different way to verbal language. Critically, the spontaneous hand movements that people make when they talk often communicate a good deal more than they intend. This ground-breaking book takes body language analysis to a whole new level. Engagingly written by one of the leading experts in the field, it shows how we can detect deception in gesture speech mismatches and how these unconscious movements can give us real insight into people's underlying implicit attitudes. "

Rethinking Rationality

Author : Michael X. Delli Carpini
ISBN : PSU:000026518848
Genre : Decision making
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This is an explanation of why people make the decisions they make at the ballot box and how numerous factors interact in the decision process. Issues around rationality are explored in terms of communication, and psychological factors are also discussed.

Rethinking The Education Of Deaf Students

Author : Sue Livingston
ISBN : UOM:39015041069512
Genre : Education
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Here is a compelling and controversial text which asserts that Deaf students should be treated no differently than non Deaf students. The author, a veteran and practicing teacher, rejects the predominant view of Deaf students as special learners in need of language remediation and repair. Instead, she maintains that for Deaf students as well as their hearing counterparts, the primary educational goal is the making and sharing of understandings in various subjects. Furthermore, she views this as a process that occurs naturally, concomitantly, and reciprocally with the acquisition of language--regardless of one's hearing ability. Livingston's assertion clashes with conventional Deaf education, which presumes that the wider learning begins after students master a sign system that codifies and reconstructs English. With a cumbersome, orderly, piecemeal, and unnatural approach, this traditional view frequently forces teachers to water down curriculums in an attempt to make English more readily acquired. As a result, Deaf students are deprived of rich and challenging content. Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students offers an alternative and demonstrates how American Sign Language (ASL) and English can coexist in the same classroom, embedded in the content of what is being taught. Through clear theoretical explanations, field-tested teaching strategies, authentic examples of students' work, lesson plans, and sections on assessment, Livingston suggests ways to help students become educated language users. Her ideas hold enormous implications for those who teach Deaf students, develop school budgets, design programs, and train future teachers. More important, they may hold the key that unlocks the potential of Deaf students of all ages to become voracious readers and accomplished writers.

Rethinking Systems Analysis Design

Author : Gerald M. Weinberg
ISBN : 0932633080
Genre : Science
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An Eye-Opening, Intuitive Approach to the More Subtle Problems of Analysis and Design Systems analysis and design have solved many problems, but they have also created many problems. This unique book tackles crucial analysis and design issues that are glossed over in conventional texts. It recognizes that while many problems are solved with systems analysis and design, many problems are also created. Using a short, highly readable essay format, Rethinking Systems Analysis & Design presents readers with both the logical and the more intuitive aspects of the analysis/design process. The book is not intended as an alternative to structured analysis and design, but rather as a supplement for those who must deal with the less structured processes of analysis and design. A witty and illustrative fable concludes each of this engaging book's seven parts. Among the informative topics are - mastering complexity - general systems thinking - observing and interviewing - trading off quality versus cost - understanding the designer's mind - design philosophy.

Personnel Literature

Author : United States. Office of Personnel Management. Library
ISBN : MINN:319510014057428
Genre : Civil service
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Rethinking Theories And Practices Of Imaging

Author : Timothy H. Engström
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215271284
Genre : Art
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This is the first volume of its kind to analyze the impact that theories and practices of imaging have had on a variety of fields. It draws on an impressive range of philosophical approaches, from analytic, to pragmatic, to phenomenological -- concluding that imaging is developing a social and cultural impact comparable to language.

Rethinking Our Classrooms

Author : Bill Bigelow
ISBN : PSU:000059007647
Genre : Education
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Readings, resources, lesson plans, and reproducible student handouts aimed at teaching students to question the traditional ideas and images that interfere with social justice and community building.

Rethinking American Indian History

Author : Donald Lee Fixico
ISBN : UOM:39015040611223
Genre : History
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Writing from the Indian point of view is a central concern to historians today. Not only are new sources needed to understand native peoples, but new questions must be asked questions based in a deep knowledge of the languages and cultures of Native Americans. The seven essays in this volume present innovative approaches to revising Indian history and understanding native peoples on their own terms.

Rethinking The Mystery Of God

Author : Chinedu Nwadike
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133377437
Genre : God (Christianity)
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Encountering Eva Hesse

Author : Griselda Pollock
ISBN : UOM:39015064741559
Genre : Art
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"Encountering Eva Hesse presents new writing on the work of Eva Hesse (1936-70) by international artists, curators, and art historians who examine the varied framings of exhibition, studio, and writing for their encounters with these still challenging works of art."--BOOK JACKET.

Rethinking Multiculturalism

Author : M. Dasan
ISBN : UCAL:B5021745
Genre : American literature
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Contributed articles honoring professor R. Viswanathan.

Rethinking Ideology

Author : Sakari Hänninen
ISBN : 088477015X
Genre : Social Science
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Rethinking Domestic Violence

Author : Dipak Naker
ISBN : UOM:39015060897322
Genre : Abused women
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Rethinking Young Drivers

Author : John Peter Rothe
ISBN : UCBK:C100951249
Genre : Accidents de la route - Colombie-Britannique
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Rethinking Europe S Constitution

Author : A. A. M. Kinneging
ISBN : STANFORD:36105134405567
Genre : Civil rights
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Rethinking Adult Religious Education

Author : Karen Ann Szentkeresti
ISBN : 0809128292
Genre : Religion
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Rethinking Early Childhood Education

Author : Ann Pelo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131673274
Genre : Education
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Rethinking Early Childhood Education is alive with the conviction that teaching young children involves values and vision. This anthology collects inspiring stories about social justice teaching with young children. Included is outstanding writing from childcare teachers, early-grade public school teachers, scholars, and parents. Early childhood is when we develop our core dispositions--the habits of thinking that shape how we live. This book shows how educators can nurture empathy, ecological consciousness, curiosity, collaboration, and activism in young children. It invites readers to rethink early childhood education, reminding them that it is inseparable from social justice and ecological education. An outstanding resource for childcare providers, early-grade teachers, and teacher education and staff development programs. Winner of a 2009 Skipping Stones Honor Award.

Rereading Texts Rethinking Critical Presuppositions

Author : Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019394365
Genre : Fiction
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The essays in this collection combine fresh interpretations of well known literary texts by leading critics (such as Frank Kermode, Sandra Gilbert, J. Hillis Miller, Barbara Hardy, Tony Tanner, and many others), those critics' retrospective thinking about their individual professional development, and an implicit communal reflection on changes on the critical and cultural scene of our times. It shows a transition from closed systems to more open configurations and from a view of texts as autonomous to complex interactions between text and context. Within the latter framework, ethical, social, ideological, political (feminist, post-colonial), psychoanalytic, and biographical dimensions of various texts are explored.

Rethinking Code Switching Types And Their Effectiveness In Print Ads

Author : Jungsun Ahn
ISBN : MSU:31293030636496
Genre : Advertising
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Rethinking History

Author : Marie-Rose Logan
ISBN : UCSC:32106007467910
Genre : Historiography
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