Husita7 The 7th International Conference Of Human Services Information Technology Applications

Author: C. K. Law
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134731736
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In today’s information society, to make a real and lasting impact on human welfare takes applications of information technology aimed at enhancing access to all. HUSITA7-The 7th International Conference of Human Services Information Technology Applications: Digital Inclusion-Building a Digital Inclusive Society presents diverse viewpoints from around the globe, examining the latest applications of digital technology for social work education and practice. These conference presentations from respected international authorities discuss the application of ICT (information and communication technology) in various facets of human service to achieve the goal of a digital inclusive society where all have access to education and informational resources. HUSITA7-The 7th International Conference of Human Services Information Technology Applications examines the development and use of information technology in professional training, including the strengths and limitations of e-learning in social work curriculums along with the rationale behind a learning object approach. Research includes findings from educators in Canada describing the development and implementation of e-learning in social work programs and the qualitative study of technological content in an MSW curriculum. Various types of Web-based learning approaches are explored with an eye toward providing more effective teaching strategies. Various technological advances and approaches toward individual empowerment are described to facilitate greater societal inclusiveness. The book is well referenced and includes several helpful tables and figures. Topics in HUSITA7-The 7th International Conference of Human Services Information Technology Applications include: the learning object approach of e-learning for social work education challenges implementing e-learning in social work education a research study of the relationship between technology content in social work education and technology use in social work practice international partnerships in Web-based teaching effective integration of emotion into the content of Web-based learning the use of indigenous knowledge in content the use of Web CT for effective address of issues such as quality of teaching and communication bringing about social inclusion through effective digital government how technological advances impact assistive technology research on the Internet self-efficacy in older person’s learning of ICT a communication tool for the speech impaired improving social work service effectiveness through knowledge management (KM) the “SenSui” disability information resource in Japan HUSITA7-The 7th International Conference of Human Services Information Technology Applications is enlightening reading for librarians, social educators, social work students, researchers interested in ICT, and human service professionals.

Information Technology And The Human Services

Author: Bryan Glastonbury
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471921271
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Contains a selection of key papers from the First International Conference on Human Services Information Technology. The papers fall into four sections: client concerns, agency concerns, technological aspects, and issues of ethics and policy. Provides state-of-the-art coverage of IT developments in the human services.

Electronic Learning Communities Issues And Practices

Author: Sorel Reisman
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607525585
Size: 61.91 MB
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This book focuses on electronic learning communities created through the development and use of the Internet for instruction and training. The chapters focus on philosophies, background, reviews, technologies, systems, tools, services, strategies, development, implementation, research, and guidelines for implementers, and each illustrates the chapter theme with a detailed example of best practices.

Online Education Using Learning Objects

Author: Rory McGreal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134116799
Size: 43.29 MB
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'E-learning is integral to on-site education institutions worldwide, and the rapid explosion of interest in the subject means that this timely, cutting-edge book will be an instant and indispensable resource. Among educators, the development of reusable learning objects made accessible via the internet is ever more important to teaching and learning. This book provides a comprehensive look at a state-of-the-art online education, and presents advice on the creation, adaptation and implementation of learning objects and metadata. Including articles written by some of the leading innovators in the field, this book takes the reader through: designing effective learning objects; creating learning objects; transforming existing content into reusable learning objects; building a metadata management system. This book will be essential reference material for learning technologists, course developers at learning institutions, postgraduate students, teachers and learners in the field of e-learning.'

E Discovery And Data Privacy

Author: Catrien W. Noorda
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041133453
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It is not unusual in corporate litigation for the outcome of a case to hinge on the discovery in court of electronically-stored information (ESI). Yet in most jurisdictions (notably among EU Member States) the withholding of such information is required by privacy laws or even laws specifically blocking the transfer of data for discovery purposes. Companies that ignore such laws may face severe sanctions. In the United States, however, discovery of ESI is often compulsory, and failure to comply can lead to contempt of court and losing the case. This book deals with the dilemma faced by multinational corporations when a United States court demands discovery of ESI that is protected in other countries. In fine detail the authors cover the full spectrum of possible responses, from evaluating the comparative cost of legal sanctions in a variety of major global jurisdictions to recognizing when to avoid litigation entirely. The tone throughout is eminently practical, specifying the precise nature and degree of risk involved and offering optimal solutions to all the conflicts likely to arise. On the theoretical side, the rationales of both the US e-discovery model and data privacy laws (focusing on the European data protection directive) are clearly explained. Specific jurisdictions covered include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and United Kingdom.

Essential C S Lewis

Author: Clive Staples Lewis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684823748
Size: 55.33 MB
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Provides three complete works and selections from Lewis's autobiography, adult fiction, religious and philosophical writings, criticism, poetry, and letters

Brush And Paint

Author: Alma Flor Ada
Publisher: Alfaguara
ISBN: 9781581055757
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Includes biographical sketches of 11 Spanish, Latin American, and Hispanic American painters, and an example of a work of each one, accompanied by a short poem interpreting the work.

Skiffy And Mimesis

Author: Damien Broderick
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434457877
Size: 33.81 MB
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This second anthology of the best of Australian SF Review includes pieces by Gregory Benford, Janeen Webb, Lucius Shepard, Jenny Blackford, George Turner, Yvonne Rousseau, Douglas Barbour, and others--writing about Watchmen, cyberpunk, steampunk, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. Le Guin, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Lucius Shepard. Complete with introduction, bibliography, and index.

Developmental Psychobiology Of Aggression

Author: David M. Stoff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521126991
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This book is the outgrowth of a memorial conference to honour the scientific contributions of Robert B. Cairns, an internationally recognised interdisciplinary developmental scientist. It is organised around research themes that were an integral part of Dr Cairns' theories and research: neural and developmental plasticity; brain-behaviour bidirectionality; gene-environment interactions. Throughout this book, these themes are linked together by employing animal models and clinical investigations through multiple levels of analysis approach to understanding the origins, development, desistance and prevention of aggression. These studies will add to the compendium of basic knowledge on the developmental psychobiology of aggression and will aid in the ultimate translation of this knowledge to clinical and community settings. This book hopes to foster the legacy of Robert B. Cairns to facilitate the theoretical development and research of a new generation of developmental scientists dedicated to relieving the tragic consequences of aggression on the individual and society.