Download E-books H2Karst Research in Limestone Hydrogeology (Environmental Earth Sciences) PDF

By Jacques Mudry, François Zwahlen, Catherine Bertrand, James W. LaMoreaux

Chapters during this publication are contributions from the ninth convention on limestone hydrogeology, prepared in Besançon in September 2011 selected by the medical committee of H2Karst.The publication provides newest effects on within the box of groundwater movement and garage in the diversified subsystems of karst aquifers; insights into the complicated interplay among groundwater and floor water in karst parts through a multidisciplinary process; present wisdom on illness difficulties and contaminant shipping in karst aquifers in addition to an summary of karst hydrogeology in several contexts worldwide.

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Download E-books Leadership from the Ground Up: Effective Schooling in Traditionally Low Performing Schools (Issues in the Research, Theory, Policy, and Practice of Urba) PDF

This ebook chronicles the adventure of 7 colleges serving scholars of poverty, English Language rookies (ELLs), and scholars of colour, which have been in a position to maintain institution development for a decade on both country and/or nationwide standards that degree pupil functionality results. The ebook stocks tales of those seven colleges and demonstrates that it takes a whole college operating including their groups, including to the social and cultural capital in their scholars and households, to create and nurture what we name a studying Partnership for sustainable college development. The solutions for the way those faculties sustained institution development and are potent faculties is obvious from their tuition pupil metrics that validate the school’s skill to fulfill and maintain exterior mandates of excessive functionality over the years. The seven person case tales illustrate that what concerns so much is what occurs within the university itself. it's the inner tradition of being concerned and respecting one another and dealing from an additive point of view of valuing scholars for his or her distinctive presents and skills, instead of solely targeting expanding try rankings that makes those institution tales exact. this isn't approximately heroic management yet management opened up and shared between execs operating jointly to accomplish universal objectives round shared values and ideology. This booklet is set utilizing assets in ways in which worth human capital because the maximum asset within the tuition to make sure that educators consider a feeling of dedication, connection, and fervour for his or her interact with scholars, their households, and their groups that allow them to excel jointly. we provide readers seven circumstances that reveal there's no cookie cutter method of having an efficient university. relatively, there's a theory-in-practice that grounds the educational Partnership depicted as a tree inside of a sustainable university development tradition. This sustainable tradition connects shared management and responsibility, resourcefulness, a humanistic philosophy, additive education and leads to a company synergy that sustains organizational and collective efficacy for attaining ends up in those colleges that different educators in faculties with comparable demographics are frequently not able to maintain or reach.

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Download E-books Research Methods in Orthodontics: A Guide to Understanding Orthodontic Research PDF

By Spiros Zinelis, William A. Brantley (auth.), Theodore Eliades (eds.)

The orthodontic literature contains many articles on simple technological know-how and engineering learn ideas, yet clinicians tend to be unexpected with the foundations underlying those suggestions and will additionally lack the historical past wisdom required for a whole appreciation in their function. This publication comprehensively experiences a big selection of the learn tools most often encountered within the literature, encompassing the parts of fabrics technological know-how and medical and organic learn. many of the tools and methods are rigorously defined, and their symptoms and obstacles are defined. all the info is modern, reflecting most recent advancements within the box. For practising pros, learn equipment in Orthodontics may be a great creation to instrumental research and uncomplicated technological know-how examine tools. it's going to additionally function a great reference advisor for researchers. ​

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Download E-books [(Women, Research and Careers )] [Author: Sue Hatt] [Aug-1999] PDF

By Sue Hatt, Julie Kent, Carolyn Britton, Jo Campling (eds.)

This publication attracts upon the stories of a bunch of ladies in social technological know-how who got here jointly for aid and encouragement in changing into 'research active'. It identifies the most matters dealing with girls in examine and should be worthwhile to these contemplating, or already embarked upon a examine profession in addition to contributing to debates approximately women's function within the educational international. This assortment breaks new flooring through combining the reflections of confirmed researchers with self-assessment workouts for strength researchers.

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Download E-books Grundlagen des Operations Research 3: Spieltheorie, Dynamische Optimierung Lagerhaltung, Warteschlangentheorie Simulation, Unscharfe Entscheidungen PDF

By Gerhard Schwödiauer (auth.), Tomas Gal (eds.)

Dieses aus drei Einzelb{nden bestehende Werk bietet einen umfassenden ]berblick }ber das Gebiet des Operations Re- seek (OR). Das Buch entstand aus einem Kurs der Fernuniversit{t Hagen, die Autoren sind herausragende, auch overseas anerkannte Fachvertreter. Das Werk ist Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk zugleich. Durch viele |konomische und geometrische Beispiele, durch ]bungsaufgaben und deren L|sungen (im Anhang) ist das Buch auch zum Selbststudium geeignet. Die Breite der behandelten Themen, Sachwort- und Literaturverzeichnisse erm|glichen eine Orientierung }ber das gesamte Fachgebiet. In jedem Kapitel des Buches werden neben den Grundlagen der relevanten Theorie auch die entsprechenden Verfahren (Methoden, Algorithmen) dargestellt. Teil 1 behandelt allgemeine Begriffsbildung, die Grundlagen des Systemansatzes und die Geschichte des Fachs. Weiter beinhaltet Teil 1 die lineare und nichtlinearre Optimierung und Optimierungsprobleme bei mehrfacher Zielsetzung. Teil 2 behandelt die Theorie der Graphen, Netzwerkprobleme und deren L|sung, shipping- und verwandte Probleme sowie die ganzzahlige Optimierung. Teil three konzentriert sich auf die Spieltheorie, stochastische Probleme wie Warteschlangen- und Lagerhaltungsprobleme, Simulation und ein Kapitel ist den Entscheidungen bei unklaren (fuzzy) Ausgangssituationen gewidmet. "So besteht der Hauptvorteil des vorliegenden Werkes in der einheitlichen Zusammenf}gung zu einem Gesamtwerk, welches in deutscher Sprache geschrieben ist und, nicht zuletzt durch die enthaltenen Aufgaben mit L|sungen, den Studierenden ein n}tzliches Lehrbuch }ber die Grundlagen des Operations study in die Hand gibt." (Dr. Rabe von Randow, Bonn, in der Zeitschrift f}r Betriebswirtschaft, 7/1988).

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Download E-books The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology PDF

The SAGE instruction manual of Qualitative study in Psychology offers entire assurance of the qualitative tools, options and learn matters in psychology, combining "how-to-do-it" summaries with an exam of ancient and theoretical foundations. Examples from contemporary examine are used to demonstrate how every one technique has been utilized, the information analyzed and insights won. Chapters offer a "state of the artwork" evaluation, take inventory of what is been accomplished thus far and map trajectories for destiny advancements. As such, the e-book will represent a necessary source for either skilled qualitative researchers and rookies for a few years to come.

The Handbook is split into 3 major sections:

Part 1: tools comprises fourteen chapters on methodological techniques, starting from verified ones like Ethnography and level-headed thought to more moderen ones corresponding to reminiscence paintings.

Part 2: views & suggestions contains chapters on moral matters in Qualitative study, key replacement standpoints similar to Feminism, using computing device applied sciences and the web in qualitative examine.

Part three: purposes studies qualitative tools utilized to13 sub-disciplines starting from Cognitive to Post-colonial Psychology.

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This quantity should be an exceptional reference source for complex scholars, academics and researchers who've a want or have to find out about tendencies and advancements regarding qualitative learn in psychology.

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Download E-books Keywords in Qualitative Methods: A Vocabulary of Research Concepts PDF

By Professor Michael Bloor, Dr Fiona Wood

This can be an obtainable and useful consultant to qualitative concepts for college kids and researchers around the social and healthiness sciences. a necessary better half for any pupil, the booklet presents a wide-ranging insurance of qualitative tools complemented through prolonged representation from the array of educational disciplines during which qualitative examine is located and hired. Written in a full of life and reader-friendly sort, this is often a necessary research advisor for college students and first-time researchers. it's a basic resource of reference for complicated examine, an important complement to confirmed textbooks, and a complete reference consultant to the really expert language of qualitative examine around the social sciences.

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