But How Do It Know

Author: J. Clark Scott
Publisher: John C Scott
ISBN: 0615303765
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This book thoroughly explains how computers work. It starts by fully examining a NAND gate, then goes on to build every piece and part of a small, fully operational computer. The necessity and use of codes is presented in parallel with the apprioriate pieces of hardware. The book can be easily understood by anyone whether they have a technical background or not. It could be used as a textbook.

What Counts As Mathematics

Author: Gail E. FitzSimons
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306476835
Size: 32.11 MB
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This book presents an institutional study located at the intersection mathematics education and vocational education. Using the concept of technology as a unifying theme, it presents a critique of neoliberalist policies and their impact upon curriculum, teachers' work, and the apparent de-institutionalization of vocational education - with particular reference to mathematics education and the consequences for adult students as (potential) workers and citizens.

Microsoft Windows 2000 Scripting Guide

Author: Microsoft Corporation
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780735618671
Size: 72.51 MB
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Provides instructions for automating Windows 2000 administrative tasks using scripting techniques in order to complete routine tasks in core administration areas.

The First Computers

Author: Raúl Rojas
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262681377
Size: 63.34 MB
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A history of computing focusing on the actual architectures of the first machines that made electronic computing a practical reality.

Handbook On Information Technologies For Education And Training

Author: Heimo H. Adelsberger
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540678038
Size: 10.92 MB
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Information Technologies for Education and Training have gained increasing atten tion and significance in the past decade. Accordingly, the availability of an enormous amount of information sources through the Internet, the technological progress in the ICT sector, and an increasing flexibility in organizations and enterprises have accelerated the information and knowledge growth in our society. Knowledge and Lifelong Learning have become critical success factors for the long-term positioning on the global market. Recent mergers of globally distributed enterprises show that knowledge has to be available and transferable within a short time frame. Global, flexible, and service-oriented organizations need highly qualified employees. These trends also show the rapidly growing significance of new aspects of ba sie and further education. Traditional education, ending with a graduation, will be complemented by a lifelong leaming process. Every individual is required to contin uously leam new and changing knowledge. Consequently, the support of leaming processes through innovative technologies becomes an elementary component of every educationallevel. The Handbook is a comprehensive guide for researchers and practitioners work ing with Educational Technologies. lts overall goal is to enable the reader to gain a deep understanding of past, current, and future research and applications in the field of Educational Technologies. It will provide a reference source for both practitioners and researchers in the enterprise and educational sector. From a research perspective, the reader will gain an in-depth understanding of complex theories, strategies, concepts, and methods of Educational Technologies.

Including Everyone

Author: Judith Jellison
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266554
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Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom more generally. In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction writ large. As she demonstrates in this aptly-titled book, the perceived impediments to successfully including the wide diversity of children in schools in meaningful music instruction often stem not from insurmountable obstacles but from a lack of imagination. How do teachers and parents create diverse musical communities in which all children develop skills, deepen understanding, and cultivate independence in a culture of accomplishment and joy? Including Everyone equips music teachers with five principles of effective instruction for mixed special needs / traditional settings that are applicable in both classroom and rehearsal rooms alike. These five guidelines lay out Jellison's argument for a new way to teach music that shifts attention away from thinking of children in terms of symptoms. The effective teacher, argues Jellison, will strive to offer a curriculum that will not only allow the child with a disability to be more successful, but will also apply to and improve instruction for typically developing students. In this compelling new book, Judith Jellison illustrates what it takes to imagine, create, and realize possibilities for all children in ways that inspire parents, teachers, and the children themselves to take part in collaborative music making. Her book helps readers recognize how this most central component of human culture is one that allows everyone to participate, learn, and grow. Jellison is a leader in her field, and the wealth of knowledge she makes available in this book is extensive and valuable. It should aid her peers and inspire a new generation of student teachers.

Computers Business And Security

Author: James A Schweitzer
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483144895
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Computers, Business, and Security: The New Role for Security addresses the professional security manager's responsibility to protect all business resources, with operating environments and high technology in mind. This book discusses the technological aspects of the total security programs. Organized into three parts encompassing 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of how the developing information age is affecting business management, operations, and organization. This text then examines a number of vulnerabilities that arise in the process of using business computing and communications systems. Other chapters consider the integration of electronic information technology into the security function. This book discusses as well the need for the integration of computing technology into the business security staff. The final chapter deals with the structure of the security program and explains the components of the overall security responsibility. This book is a valuable resource for professional business security managers, systems administrators, and software/hardware maintenance specialists.

Computers And Cognition Why Minds Are Not Machines

Author: J.H. Fetzer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401009732
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An important collection of studies providing a fresh and original perspective on the nature of mind, including thoughtful and detailed arguments that explain why the prevailing paradigm - the computational conception of language and mentality - can no longer be sustained. An alternative approach is advanced, inspired by the work of Charles S. Peirce, according to which minds are sign-using (or `semiotic') systems, which in turn generates distinctions between different kinds of minds and overcomes problems that burden more familiar alternatives. Unlike conceptions of minds as machines, this novel approach has obvious evolutionary implications, where differences in semiotic abilities tend to distinguish the species. From this point of view, the scope and limits of computer and AI systems can be more adequately appraised and alternative accounts of consciousness and cognition can be more thoroughly criticised. Readership: Intermediate and advanced students of computer science, AI, cognitive science, and all students of the philosophy of the mind.

Basic Statistics For Trainers

Author: Jean Houston Shore
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 1562865986
Size: 65.95 MB
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A basic knowledge of statistics allows trainers to make better decisions and understand data more fully. Presenting statistical data to stakeholders also helps you build a stronger business case for training. This issue demonstrates how to perform some basic statistical calculations and how to use statistics on the job.