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ELT in Asia in the Digital Era: Global Citizenship and Identity: Proceedings of the 15th Asia TEFL and 64th TEFLIN International Conference on English Language Teaching, July 13-15, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Suwarsih Madya, Fuad Abdul Hamied, Willy A. Renandya, Christine Coombe, Yazid Basthomi
June 13, 2018

This proceedings book captures a wide range of timely themes for readers to be able to foresee the digital era's impact on English teaching in non-English speaking countries. English used in the global environment, the frequent mobile communication, and the use of AI-based translators are bringing...

Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Theory and Practice

Giovanni Schiuma, Daniela Carlucci
May 08, 2018

As digital technologies occupy a more central role in working and everyday human life, individual and social realities are increasingly constructed and communicated through digital objects, which are progressively replacing and representing physical objects. They are even shaping new forms of...

Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

Yongyuth Yuthavong
December 20, 2017

The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development....

Theory of Constraints: Creative Problem Solving

Umesh P. Nagarkatte, Nancy Oley
December 15, 2017

This book was written to assist professionals and students to become proactive in their own education, improve thinking, resolve personal and interpersonal conflicts, improve pedagogy, manage departmental affairs and guide administrative decisions. The text captures the practical experience of the...

Research Analytics: Boosting University Productivity and Competitiveness through Scientometrics

Francisco J. Cantu-Ortiz
October 26, 2017

The growth of machines and users of the Internet has led to the proliferation of all sorts of data concerning individuals, institutions, companies, governments, universities, and all kinds of known objects and events happening everywhere in daily life. Scientific knowledge is not an exception to...

Crisis in Higher Education: A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

Mark A. Vonderembse
October 19, 2017

While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US...

Data Analytics Applications in Education

Jan Vanthienen, Kristof De Witte
September 27, 2017

The abundance of data and the rise of new quantitative and statistical techniques have created a promising area: data analytics. This combination of a culture of data-driven decision making and techniques to include domain knowledge allows organizations to exploit big data analytics in their...

Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government: Current Practices and Future Opportunities

Gregory Richards
September 14, 2017

Government organizations are no different than private organizations when it comes to ensuring the delivery of value for money. Managers and politicians alike seek to do the best they can often do with limited budgets as they work in an environment characterized by rapidly changing external...

Enterprise Sustainability: Enhancing the Military’s Ability to Perform its Mission

Dennis F.X. Mathaisel, Joel M. Manary, Clare L. Comm
June 16, 2017

Military supply chains are unique because what is supplied to the end user is routinely returned to the supply chain for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). Offering a blueprint for transforming military depot workload and processes into those of high-performance commercial facilities,...

Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success

Nadine M. Finigan-Carr
March 03, 2017

The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this...

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment

Feng Hao, Peter Y. A. Ryan
December 13, 2016

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment captures all major developments in electronic voting since 2003 in a real-world setting. It covers three broad categories: e-voting protocols, attacks reported on e-voting and new developments on the use of e-voting. This book explores...

Culture Matters: Decision-Making in Global Virtual Teams

Norhayati Zakaria
November 18, 2016

Global virtual teams (GVTs) have evolved as a common work structure in multinational corporations due to their efficiency and cost-effectiveness. The cultural differences can produce great benefits in terms of perspective, creativity, and innovation, but can also exacerbate interpersonal...

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