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Perspectives On Listening

Author : Andrew D. Wolvin
ISBN : 0893918792
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides listening researchers, educators, and practitioners with an analysis of listening behavior from current perspectives developed by scholars concerned with the way humans process oral messages. The chapters offer a useful base for applying what the authors know about the complexities of listening to improving listening skills in personal relationships, academic, work, and social settings. Contributors from communication, education, psychology, reading, audiology, and learning skills fields offer their perspectives on how we can understand listening, extending our present theoretical base into exciting new dimensions.

Perspectives In Information Science

Author : H. Debons
ISBN : 9789401177597
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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What is Information Science? What does a person do as an Information Scientist? The yearning for replies to these queries so far is unabated. Meanwhile those who have dedicated their interest to information ponder the possible answers and issues. It is not surprising to realize that man has always been interested in information - in producing it, in using it, in preserving it. But the past two or three decades have added new dimensions and new emphases in information studies. With the increase in the production and availability of knowledge, the need to understand more fully how to use it effectively has gathered greater momentum. During the same period the nature and incidence of crisis situ ations - whether public or private - has demanded greater depend ence on timely delivery of data to make decisions and undertake action. Moreover, there has been a harvest of vast and significant technological developments to accompany these changes in social and individual states. Information has gathered and continues to gather growing importance in the lives of individuals as well as nations.

Encyclopedia Of Information Science And Technology Third Edition

Author : Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
ISBN : 9781466658899
Genre : Computers
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"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Perspectives On Human Animal Communication

Author : Emily Plec
ISBN : 9780415640053
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a discipline too long defined by that fallacy of division, human or nonhuman, into conversation with animal studies, biosemiotics, and environmental communication, as well as other recent intellectual and activist movements for reconceptualizing relationships and interactions in the biosphere. This book is a much-needed point of entry for future scholarship on animal-human communication, as well as the whole range of communication possibilities among the more-than-human world. It offers a groundbreaking transformation of higher education by charting new directions for communication research, policy formation, and personal and professional practices involving animals.

Perspectives On Practice And Meaning In Mathematics And Science Classrooms

Author : D. Clarke
ISBN : 0792369394
Genre : Education
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A team of researchers centred at the University of Melbourne, each with particular areas of expertise, contributed their analyses of a shared collection of videotape, interview, and documentary data. The result is a variegated picture of science and mathematics classrooms that challenges a research tradition that converges on the truth. In this book, we surround you with different images of the classroom. It is hoped that some will address issues of interest, some will confirm beliefs you have long held, some will challenge these same beliefs, and some may surprise you. The resulting account should appeal to educational researchers, research students, and practitioners with an interest in optimising the effectiveness of classrooms as environments for learning.

Listening And Human Communication In The 21st Century

Author : Andrew D. Wolvin
ISBN : 9781444359374
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice Includes student friendly features such as editorial introductions to each section and questions for further reflection at the end of each chapter Discussion ranges from historical perspectives to present theory, to teaching and performing listening in the classroom, in health care, and in corporate settings

Listening Instruction

Author : Andrew D. Wolvin
ISBN : OCLC:85965690
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The Diffusion Of Innovations

Author : Arun Vishwanath
ISBN : 1433110830
Genre : Business & Economics
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"This book brings together noted diffusion scholars and presents a communication perspective for the study of the diffusion process. Using approaches ranging from mathematical modeling and multidimensional scaling to network analysis and agent-based modeling, chapters critically examine the current theoretical and methodological approaches in diffusion research and present novel ways to understand the process. Each chapter expands the scope of diffusion theory and lays the groundwork for the next generation of scholarship. The book is a must-read for anyone wishing to study trends in diffusion research, including diffusion scholars, marketers of ideas and products, communication and management consultants, policy makers, and individuals and organizations working on changing the status quo."--Publisher.

Interstellar Communication Scientific Perspectives

Author : Cyril Ponnamperuma
ISBN : UOM:39076006361120
Genre : Reference
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Multi Way Communications

Author : Anas Chaaban
ISBN : 1601987889
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This monograph provides an overview of the developments in Multi-way Communications since it was initiated by Claude Shannon.

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