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  • Representing Whose Access and Allocation Interests? Stakeholder Perceptions and Interests Representation in Climate Governance 

    Cadman, Timothy; Maraseni, Tek; Breakey, Hugh; Ma, Hwan-ok (Transformative Climates and Accountable Governance, 2019)
    This chapter presents findings from quantitative and qualitative investigations of the perspectives of participants involved in international climate governance over the period 2010–2015. An established framework of ...
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  • Rethinking Third Places and Community Building 

    Dolley, Joanne; Bosman, Caryl (Rethinking Third Places Informal Public Spaces and Community Building, 2019)
    Ideals of community as produced by many planning discourses – in Australia, the UK and America – in the 2000s are not dissimilar to their historical forbears. Most remain associated with aspirations to ‘the good life’, a ...
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  • Planning for healthy ageing: How the use of third places contributes to the social health of older population 

    Alidoust, Sara; Bosman, Caryl (Rethinking Third Places Informal Public Spaces and Community Building, 2019)
    In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on creating age-friendly cities to accommodate the changing needs of older people and to promote their overall health and well-being. This chapter focuses on some of the ...
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  • Sociological viewpoint on the race-crime relationship 

    Piquero, NL; Piquero, AR; Stewart, ES (The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology: On the Origins of Criminal Behavior and Criminality, 2015)
    The relationship between race and crime is on the one hand very strong, at least when considered from the vantage point of official crime statistics. There is a consistency in the data in that minorities—primarily African ...
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  • What is English in the light of Lingua Franca usage? 

    Schaller-Schwaner, I; Kirkpatrick, A (Ontologies of English: Conceptualising the Language for Learning, Teaching, and Assessment, 2019)
    The origin of the term ‘lingua franca’ is unclear. According to Ostler (2010, p. 7), lingua franca “seems to be a retranslation of some Eastern-Mediterranean term for ‘language of the Franks’”. Ostler also notes (2010, p. ...
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  • Sign Language, Hawaiian 

    Rarrick, Samantha; Lambrecht, Linda (The SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia, 2016)
    Hawaii Sign Language (HSL) is a language used by approximately 40 individuals in the Hawaiian Islands. All of the known users are older and primarily use American Sign Language (ASL), making HSL a critically endangered ...
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  • The Agile Hour in a Virtual World: Teaching Agile Methods with Open Wonderland 

    Parsons, David; Stockdale, Rosemary (Open Source Technology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. In the context of software development, they are beginning to see increasing use both as learning spaces and as a ...
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  • The agile hour in a virtual world: Teaching agile methods with open wonderland 

    Parsons, D; Stockdale, R (Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web, 2014)
    Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. In the context of software development, they are beginning to see increasing use both as learning spaces and as a ...
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  • Supporting physicians in the detection of the interactions between treatments of co-morbid patients 

    Piovesan, L; Molino, G; Terenziani, P (Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues and Trends, 2015)
    The treatment of patients affected by multiple diseases (comorbid patients) is one of the main challenges for modern healthcare. Clinical practice guidelines are widely used to support physicians, providing them evidence-based ...
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  • Integrating sustainability in cloud computing for managing sustainable knowledge in higher education 

    Mehrez, A; Lee, KH; Soliman, F (Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    This chapter aims to present a conceptual model in order to facilitate sustainability in cloud computing resulting in sustainability in organizational knowledge in education. From one perspective, while cloud computing has ...
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  • Government-with-you: E-government in Singapore 

    Baum, S; Mahizhnan, A (Public Affairs and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    Singapore's e-government model is considered to be among the best in the world. Over the past decade, the Singapore government has constantly developed and re-invented its online presence. International comparisons have ...
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  • Getting the context right for quality teaching and learning 

    Hunt, L; Sankey, M (Professional Development and Workplace Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    This is the story of top-down, middle-out, and bottom-up change to promote learning and teaching at a regional university in Australia. The case study documents a whole-of-university change process designed to get the ...
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  • Academics' perceptions of using technology with face-to-face teaching 

    Torrisi-Steele, G (Curriculum Design and Classroom Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    © 2015, IGI Global. Many academics are using technology in their teaching, and universities are strongly involved in the provision of support to help academics make the most effective use of the technology. How academics ...
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  • Factors predisposing academics towards the use of blended strategies: A model 

    Torrisi-Steele, G (Curriculum Design and Classroom Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    Universities are investing considerable resources into blended learning as an institutional strategy to respond to pressures of uncertain economies, increasing globalisation, and the changing expectations of cohorts of ...
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  • Factors shaping academics' use of technology in teaching: A proposed model 

    Torrisi-Steele, G (Curriculum Design and Classroom Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2015)
    Whilst academics have generally adopted the use of new technologies in their teaching, literature indicates that only a minority is exploiting technology to provide pedagogically rich learning experiences. This is a ...
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  • Influence of organizational factors in the sustainability of e-government: A case study of local e-government in Indonesia 

    Nurdin, N; Stockdale, R; Scheepers, H (Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in Asian E-Governance, 2016)
    The majority of e-government implementations and their subsequent use, particularly in developing countries, have resulted in high rates of failure. These failures of e-government implementation have been caused by a ...
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  • Mobile value added services in Fiji: Institutional drivers, industry challenges, and adoption by women micro entrepreneurs 

    Sathye, M; Prasad, B; Sharma, D; Sharma, P; Sathye, S (Mobile Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2017)
    While mobile phones are making significant inroads in many developing countries, little is known about the institutional drivers, policy barriers and industry challenges that affect their use for business growth of micro- ...
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  • Flipped University Classrooms: Using Technology to Enable Sound Pedagogy 

    Sankey, Michael; Hunt, Lynne (Flipped Instruction Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 2017)
    The three case studies in this paper show how flipped classroom approaches can facilitate the renewal of university teaching. The case studies form part of a scholarship of teaching and learning that provides opportunities ...
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  • 3D modeling for environmental informatics parametric manifold of an object under different viewing directions 

    Zhang, X; Gao, Y (Decision Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 2017)
    3D modeling plays an important role in the field of computer vision and image processing. It provides a convenient tool set for many environmental informatics tasks, such as taxonomy and species identification. This chapter ...
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  • Leadership Learning through Virtual Play 

    Torrisi-Steele, Geraldine (Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management, 2017)
    Understanding the complexities of leadership and its development is an ongoing challenge. Some researchers are turning to virtual gaming environments for the purposes of researching how leadership arises and how it plays ...
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