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Attributes of Mastery

By Blanca Beyar
  • ISBN Code: : 1780994540
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Pages : 152
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
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For ages, Masters of spirituality have been teaching the simple principles of living and of being. In our modern time, it has become increasingly difficult to implement the teachings to our everyday lives. Attributes of Mastery is a revised interpretation of specific states of being that can lead us to walk and to experience the wisdom and bliss that sages and gurus have been teaching and inspiring us to follow. Blanca Beyar, a modern time Guru and healer, intimately shares her own initiations of struggle and perseverance as she walked the journey to spiritual freedom and how the attributes of mastery created a foundation for her life’s purpose. Discover the attributes that will provide the keys to your own unique Mastery!

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  • Category : Medical
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  • Pdf File: hazzard-s-geriatric-medicine-and-gerontology-7e.pdf

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The gold-standard text on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly – completely updated with a new full-color presentation A Doody's Core Title for 2021! The definitive treatise on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive text combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics, offering a uniquely holistic approach to this ever-expanding area of medicine. Written by some of the world’s most respected geriatricians, Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition presents up-to-date, evidence-based information in a rich new full-color design. Unmatched as a textbook, this classic is also valuable to fellows in geriatric medicine. Hazzards’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition is logically divided into five parts: Principles of Gerontology, Principles of Geriatrics, Geriatric Syndromes, Principles of Palliative Medicine, and Organ Systems and Diseases. Within its pages, you will find balanced, authoritative coverage of every essential topic – from evaluation and management to nutrition and palliative medicine. Here’s why the Seventh Edition is the best edition ever: NEW full-color design with hundreds of color photographs NEW chapters: Quality of Care in Older Adults, Common Non-Pain Symptoms in Older Adults, Strategies of Effective Communication Around Advanced Illness, Palliative Medicine in the Continuum of Care Including Hospice, Coagulation Disorders, and Plasma Cell Disorders MORE chapters on Palliative Medicine NEW Learning Objectives and Key Points added to each chapter MORE tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms EVIDENCE-BASED through the use of the latest clinical practice guidelines , references to systemic reviews, and critically appraised topics UPDATED to reflect the most current clinical breakthroughs and advances for managing older adults in various settings

Technology and the Gendering of Music Education

By Victoria Armstrong
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317046323
  • Total of Pages : 182
  • Category : Music
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Critical of technologically determinist assumptions underpinning current educational policy, Victoria Armstrong argues that this growing technicism has grave implications for the music classroom where composition is often synonymous with the music technology suite. The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently decontextualized from cultural and social relationships, thereby ignoring the fact that new technologies are used and developed within existing social spaces that are always already delineated along gender lines. Armstrong suggests these gender-technology relations have a profound effect on the ways adolescents compose music as well as how gendered identities in the technologized music classroom are constructed. Drawing together perspectives from the sociology of science and technology studies (STS) and the sociology of music, Armstrong examines the gendered processes and practices that contribute to how students learn about technology, the repertoire of teacher and student talk, its effect on student confidence and the issue of male control of technological knowledge. Even though girls and female teachers have technological knowledge and skill, the continuing material and symbolic associations of technology with men and masculinity contribute to the perception of women as less able and less interested in all things technological. In light of the fact that music technology is now central to many music-making practices across all sectors of education from primary, secondary through to higher education, this book provides a timely critical analysis that powerfully demonstrates why the relationship between gender and music technology should remain an important empirical consideration.

Thinking Through Pedagogy for Primary and Early Years

By Tony Eaude
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  • Publisher : Learning Matters
  • Book Code : 0857250663
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 140
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This practical, accessible book encourages a deep, often challenging, consideration of how young children learn and how teachers and other adults best support their learning. Essential reading for education students, it draws on research and practice to help readers reflect critically on their beliefs and practice. After comparing different views of pedagogy, it explores children's development and the importance of culture and context, emphasising the attributes of successful learners, relationships and the learning environment. Readers are helped think through how different aspects of pedagogy are interlinked and consider the implications for breadth, balance, planning and assessment and continuing professional development.

The Wiley Handbook of Social Studies Research

By Meghan McGlinn Manfra,Cheryl Mason Bolick
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 111876904X
  • Total of Pages : 656
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 854
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The Wiley Handbook of Social Studies Research is a wide-ranging resource on the current state of social studies education. This timely work not only reflects on the many recent developments in the field, but also explores emerging trends. This is the first major reference work on social studies education and research in a decade An in-depth look at the current state of social studies education and emerging trends Three sections cover: foundations of social studies research, theoretical and methodological frameworks guiding social studies research, and current trends and research related to teaching and learning social studies A state-of-the-art guide for both graduate students and established researchers Guided by an advisory board of well-respected scholars in social studies education research

New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance

By Edwin A. Locke,Gary P. Latham
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136180958
  • Total of Pages : 688
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 800
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This book concentrates on the last twenty years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action, and this volume has a lineup of international contributors who look at the recent theories and implications in this area for IO psychologists and human resource management academics and graduate students.

Key Competencies in ICT and Informatics: Implications and Issues for Educational Professionals and Management

By Don Passey,Arthur Tatnall
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3662457709
  • Total of Pages : 347
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 973
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Book Short Summary:

This book features a selection of thoroughly refereed papers presented at two subconferences of the IFIP TC 3 Conference on Key Competencies in Informatics and Information and Communication Technologies: the IFIP WG 3.4 Conference on Key Competencies for Educating ICT Professionals, KCICTP 2014, and the IFIP WG 3.7 Conference on Information Technology in Educational Management, ITEM 2014, held in Potsdam, Germany, in July 2014. The 28 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: key competencies for educating ICT professionals; key competencies, learning and life transitions; key competencies and school management; and education stakeholders and key competencies.

OCR A Level PE

By John Honeybourne,Sarah Powell
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  • Publisher : Hodder Education
  • Book Code : 1471851001
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 538
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Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with OCR PE for A Level Book 2. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. We are working in collaboration with OCR to produce the following print resources that support the teaching and learning of the new A Level Physical Education specification - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills

Empires of the Sand

By Efraim Karsh,Inari Karsh
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  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Book Code : 0674254767
  • Total of Pages : 426
  • Category : History
  • Members : 901
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Empires of the Sand offers a bold and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for mastery in the Middle East during the long nineteenth century (1789-1923). This book denies primacy to Western imperialism in the restructuring of the region and attributes equal responsibility to regional powers. Rejecting the view of modern Middle Eastern history as an offshoot of global power politics, the authors argue that the main impetus for the developments of this momentous period came from the local actors. Ottoman and Western imperial powers alike are implicated in a delicate balancing act of manipulation and intrigue in which they sought to exploit regional and world affairs to their greatest advantage. Backed by a wealth of archival sources, the authors refute the standard belief that Europe was responsible for the destruction of the Ottoman Empire and the region's political unity. Instead, they show how the Hashemites played a decisive role in shaping present Middle Eastern boundaries and in hastening the collapse of Ottoman rule. Similarly, local states and regimes had few qualms about seeking support and protection from the "infidel" powers they had vilified whenever their interests so required. Karsh and Karsh see a pattern of pragmatic cooperation and conflict between the Middle East and the West during the past two centuries, rather than a "clash of civilizations." Such a vision affords daringly new ways of viewing the Middle East's past as well as its volatile present.

Using Mobile Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

By Nigel Calder,Kevin Larkin,Nathalie Sinclair
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319901796
  • Total of Pages : 323
  • Category : Education
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Mobile technologies influence the way that we interact with the world, the way that we live. We use them for communication, entertainment, information and research. In education settings, there has been substantial investment in mobile devices, often without a concomitant investment in developing pedagogy and practices. With mobile technologies evolving rapidly, and the number of educational apps growing, there is a need for research into how they facilitate mathematics learning. Such research is of particular importance regarding how such devices may be used to open up new ways of envisaging mathematics and mathematics education, and to help develop conceptual rather than procedural or declarative knowledge. This volume draws upon international research and reports on a range of research projects that have incorporated mobile technologies for mathematics education. It presents research on the use of mobile technologies, such as iPads, iPods, iPhones, Androids, and Tablets, across a diverse range of cultures, year levels and contexts. It examines the ways in which mobile technologies, including apps, might influence students’ engagement, cognition, collaboration and attitudes, through the reshaping of the learning experience. In addition, the book presents appropriate ways to integrate mobile technologies into teaching and learning programmes. It is a significant reference book for those involved with teaching mathematics or using mobile technologies in education, while also offering insights and examples that are applicable to the use of digital technologies in education generally.