Defining And Describing

Audiences: Defining and Researching Screen Entertainment Reception

Ian Christie, "Audiences: Defining and Researching Screen Entertainment Reception"
English | ISBN: 9089643621 | 2014 | 334 pages | PDF | 6 MB
Flourishing Children: Defining and Testing Indicators of Positive Development [Repost]

Laura H. Lippman, Kristin Anderson Moore, Lina Guzman, Renee Ryberg, Hugh McIntosh, Manica Ramos, Salma Caal, Adam Carle, Megan Kuhfeld - Flourishing Children: Defining and Testing Indicators of Positive Development
Published: 2014-03-31 | ISBN: 9401786062 | PDF | 105 pages | 3 MB
Flourishing Children: Defining and Testing Indicators of Positive Development

Flourishing Children: Defining and Testing Indicators of Positive Development by Laura H. Lippman, Kristin Anderson Moore, Lina Guzman and Renee Ryberg
English | 2014 | ISBN: 9401786062 | 105 pages | PDF | 2,5 MB

This volume presents the results of the Flourishing Children Project. The study addressed gaps in the research on indicators of positive development of adolescents. Such indicators are essential for the balanced and scientifically sound study of adolescents.

Defining and Deploying Software Processes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by dinfg at Oct. 19, 2006
Defining and Deploying Software Processes

Edition: Auerbach Publications / Author: F.Alan Goodman / Format: Pdf /
ISBN: 0849398452 / 246 pages / Size: 2,04 Mo

Big Change, Best Path  

Posted by AlenMiler at Oct. 18, 2015
Big Change, Best Path

Big Change, Best Path: Successfully Managing Organizational Change with Wisdom, Analytics and Insight by Warren Parry
English | 3 Oct. 2015 | ISBN: 0749469420 | 304 Pages | True AZW3 (Kindle)/(EPUB/PDF conv) | 9.81 MB

Using ground-breaking modelling, Big Change, Best Path brings unique insights to the dynamics and process of organizational change, understanding success and failure, defining and describing the drivers and conditions of change, and the patterns and paths of organizational change.
Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights

Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights (Intersections; Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Genders and Sexualities) by Gilbert Herdt
NYU Press | June 1, 2009 | English | ISBN: 0814737226 | 304 pages | PDF | 79 MB

Finalist for 2010 LGBT Anthology Award from the Lambda Literary Awards. Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights.
Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Costs

"Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Costs" ed. by Cheryl Ulmer, John Ball, Elizabeth McGlynn, and Shadia Bel Hamdounia
Committee on Defining and Revising an Essential Health Benefits Package for Qualified Health Plans; Institute of Medicine
NAS Press | 2011 | ISBN: 0309219140 0309220971 9780309220972 | 314 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This book recommends a process that would help HHS define the benefits that should be included in the EHB, and update the benefits to take into account advances in science, gaps in access, and the effect of any benefit changes on cost. This book does not decide what is covered in the EHB, but rather proposes a set of criteria and methods that should be used in deciding what benefits are most important for coverage.
Ajax and REST Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach  (Repost)

Ajax and REST Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach
Publisher: Apress | ISBN: 1590597346 | edition 2006 | PDF | 358 pages | 17,3 mb

The book mainly focuses on illustrating and explaining how to build applications that use JavaScript, Ajax, and REST Web Services, along with some user interface issues. Specifically, the following topics are covered: implementing JavaScript unit tests; explaining the intent of Dynamic Languages, Web Services and SOA; defining and implementing contracts using REST; understanding why JavaScript Functions have state; implementing JavaScript "Generics", which are a mixture between real Generics and a replacement algorithm; using code blocks; using functions to make decisions; understanding the difference of JavaScript code that behaves like a value type or a reference type; implementing proxies, delegates, mixins, and overloaded functions; implementing a complete Ajax and Web Service architecture; defining a Web Service using REST; handling large or slow or real-time data sets; implementing shopping cart type architectures; and solving the back button problem using Ajax.
A Picture Book Primer: Understanding and Using Picture Books

A Picture Book Primer: Understanding and Using Picture Books by Denise I. Matulka
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited | Number Of Pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2008-09-30 | ISBN-10: 1591584418 | PDF | 4 Mb

Everything you want to know about picture books can be found in this simple and straightforward guide. After defining the picture book and describing its history and technological evolution, the author helps you better understand and appreciate picture books by describing how they're made-their anatomy, types of illustration, layouts, design elements, and typography-various types of picture books (genres, formats, styles), how picture books work (the art of the story), and how they relate to child development and literacy. Picture book reviews, building a collection, using picture books with various age groups, and issues such as multicultural literature, classics, and controversial titles are some of the other topics covered.
Evaluating Impact: Evaluation and Continual Improvementfor Performance Improvement Practitioners

Evaluating Impact: Evaluation and Continual Improvementfor Performance Improvement Practitioners
Publisher: HRD Press Inc.,U.S | ISBN: 1599960516 | edition 2006 | PDF | 180 pages | 1,11 mb

Evaluating Impact: Evaluation and Continual Improvement for Performance Improvement Practitioners by Ingrid Guerra-López, Ph.D. Evaluation takes enormous time, money and resources. So, why do we go through all the trouble? Because the ultimate goal is to create positive change and that s where this practical book comes in. Evaluating Impact uses a common-sense approach to conducting data-driven evaluations that are simple and efficient and deliver the improved and measurable performance you want. This is the sixth in the Defining and Delivering Successful Professional Practice HPT in Action series of six books on defining and delivering measurable performance improvement. Learn how to let the evaluation purpose drive the questions you ask, set the stage for deciding what data to collect and how to collect it, and make sense of the data so your recommendations are justifiable.