By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Vision, Panel on Impact of Video Viewing on Vision of Workers
Along with the frequent use of desktops have come growing to be fears that operating in entrance of visual display unit terminals (VDTs) can worsen or even harm the eyes. keeping apart clinical truth from renowned opinion, this file takes a serious examine the hyperlink among VDT use and eye ache and sickness in addition to at adjustments in visible functionality and oculomotor functionality. Drawing on info from ergonomics, illuminating engineering, and commercial and organizational psychology, the record offers functional suggestion on optimum pc layout to enhance the relief, functionality, and activity pride of VDT users.
By Julian McDougall
In a quickly altering media panorama, THE MEDIA TEACHER'S booklet moment version and site is the one-stop store for all media lecturers, no matter what your point of expertise. supplying you with helpful lesson principles and tips via key parts that shape the center of all necessities, even if you're instructing GCSE, A-level or artistic and Media Diplomas and BTECS, you'll find this a necessary educating device. THE MEDIA TEACHER'S ebook moment version provides you with: - a technique for modern media instructing established in energetic, sensible studying - entry to a hundred simply implementable, time-saving lesson rules for impending recommendations and content material - sound recommendation on getting ready classes successfully - ideas for elevating fulfillment between your scholars - tips on the right way to verify your scholars' paintings successfully - functional recommendation on most sensible perform for instructing particular parts. The authors mix the adventure of a valuable examiner and media educating professional with that of a practised school room instructor prime the supply of recent media skills in a winning and well-respected 6th shape collage.
By Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, Brendan Nyhan
Publish yr note: initially released in 2004
All the President's Spin, the 1st booklet from the editors of the acclaimed nonpartisan site Spinsanity, unmasks the strategies of deception and media manipulation that George W. Bush has used to promote his time table to the yank people.
From his campaigns for tax cuts to the controversy over warfare in Iraq, President Bush has hired an unheard of onslaught of half-truths and strategically ambiguous language to curl and deform the evidence. Fritz, Keefer, and Nyhan's strong critique of Bush's list of coverage deception explains why the media has did not carry him liable and demonstrates the risk those strategies pose to sincere political debate.
This is the basic publication for each citizen who desires to know the way George W. Bush has misled the state and why, if left unchallenged, the entire President's spin might quickly turn into usual perform -- a devastating improvement for our democracy.
By Demitri Terzopoulos, Brian Barsky
By Lutz Weißbach
By Sandy Summers, Harry Summers
Publish 12 months note: First released January sixth 2009 (first edition)
For thousands of individuals around the globe, nurses are the variation among existence and dying, self-sufficiency and dependency, desire and melancholy. yet an absence of figuring out of what nurses quite do -- one perpetuated by means of well known media's portrayal of nurses as simplistic archetypes -- has devalued the career and contributed to a world scarcity that constitutes a public well-being problem. at the present time, the skinny ranks of the nursing crew give a contribution to numerous preventable deaths.
This fully up to date and extended edition of Saving Lives highlights the fundamental roles nurses play in modern healthiness care and the way this function is marginalized by means of modern tradition. via enticing prose and examples drawn from tv, ads, and information assurance, the authors aspect the media's function in reinforcing stereotypes that gas the nursing scarcity and devalue a hugely informed region of the modern group.
Perhaps most crucial, the authors supply a wealth of rules to aid reinvigorate the nursing box and proper this imbalance. As American well-being care undergoes its maximum overhaul in a long time, the sensible position of nurses -- that as self sufficient, hugely expert practitioners -- hasn't ever been extra vital. for this reason, Saving Lives addresses either the assets of, and prescription for, misperceptions surrounding modern nursing.
By Wenz K.
Crucial Silverlight teaches skilled .NET and ASP.NET builders the way to upload extra interactive and graphically wealthy interfaces to their net purposes utilizing the recent MicrosoftR SilverlightT move browser plug-in.
By Prof. Dr. Roeland Jaap in ’t Veld (auth.), Roeland J. in 't Veld (eds.)
Knowledge democracy is an rising idea that addresses the relationships among wisdom construction and dissemination, in addition to the services of the media and democratic associations. even supposing democracy has been the main winning notion of governance for societies for the final centuries, consultant democracy, which turned the hallmark of complex geographical regions, appears to be like in decline. Media politics is a vital consider the downfall of the unique that means of illustration, but extra direct sorts of democracy haven't but came across an institutional embedding. extra, the web has additionally vastly replaced the principles of the sport, and a greater proficient public has vast entry to info, selects for itself which forms to envision, and ignores media filters. a few voters have even develop into "media" themselves. In a time the place the political agendas are jam-packed with combatting so-called evils, new designs for the relationships among technology, politics and media are wanted. This booklet outlines the demanding situations entailed in pursuing an important wisdom democracy.
By Alberto Becattini
An illustrated essay at the top American artists of excellent lady paintings (pulps, girlie magazines, calendars) from the Nineteen Thirties to the Nineteen Fifties: Enoch Bolles, George Quintana, Earle ok. Bergey, Charles Blaine, Rolf Armstrong, Margaret Brundage, Harry J. Parkhurst, Hugh J. Ward, John Newton Howitt, Peter Driben, Gil Elvgren, Earl Moran, Zoë Mozert, Joyce Ballantyne, Earl MacPherson...
Languages: Italian, English, French
By Prof. Dr. L. P. Yarin, Prof. Dr. G. Hetsroni (auth.)
Combustion of Two-Phase Reactive Media addresses the advanced phenomena thinking about the burning of stable and liquid fuels. actually, the multiplicity of phenomena attribute of combustion of two-phase media ensure the contents. the 3 elements care for: the dynamics of a unmarried particle; combustion wave propagation in two-phase reactive media; and thermal regimes of combustion reactors. The publication generalizes the results of quite a few investigations of ignition and combustion an excellent debris, droplets and bubbles, combustion wave propagation in heterogeneous reactive media, balance of combustion of two-phase media, in addition to the thermal regimes of high-temperature combustion reactors. It merges findings from the authors’ investigations into difficulties of two-phase flows and fabric from graduate-level classes they educate at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.