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Interactive Learning & The New

1st Edition

C. Harrison
January 01, 1989

This book compares research findings on particular topic of interactive learning to identify areas of research, and discusses possibilities of research co-operation. It presents an argument that in the UK the emphasis on small group work using a microcomputer is the result of pedagogical opinion....

Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Rohr
December 08, 1988

This important text integrates the study of ethics into public management training, highlighting Supreme Court opinions on three specific constitutional values-equality, freedom, and property-focusing on the pedagogical aspects of law and posing challenging questions to help readers apply theories...

National and International Bibliographic Databases: Trends and Prospects

1st Edition

Michael Carpenter
November 30, 1988

The first comprehensive examination of bibliographic databases on a worldwide scale, this important new volume focuses on the development and future of, as well as the transitions within large scale national and international bibliographic databases. Professionals discuss the linking of national...

Educational Computing and Problem Solving

1st Edition

W Michael Reed, John K Burton
November 23, 1988

Professionals who are on the cutting edge of educational computing discuss, in this provocative new book, one of the most exciting prospects of the field--harnessing the power of the computer to enhance the development of problem-solving abilities. Here is everything that educators will need to...

Assessing the Impact of Computer-Based Instruction: A Review of Recent Research

1st Edition

Margaret D Roblyer, William Castine, F J King
November 16, 1988

Can computer applications help improve student performance? For what skills, grade levels, content areas, and type of students are computer applications most effective? Can computer applications improve student attitude toward school and decrease drop-out rates? Discover what the research reveals--...

Computerized Project Control

1st Edition

F. Drigani
October 21, 1988

Highlights advantages, disadvantages, and future trends of computerization to project control activity. Stresses identification of when computerization is needed and explores how to convert. Covers fundamentals of project control theory, software technology, and labor and cost analysis. Includes glo...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Patents

2nd Edition

October 21, 1988

"This useful, authoritative volume focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law with particular emphasis on patent laws enabling the reader to avoid such pitfalls as a loss of rights, and establish valid rights in inventions, trademarks, and writings. "...

Management for Quality Improvement: The 7 New QC Tools

1st Edition

Sigeru Mizuno
June 01, 1988

With continuous improvement (kaizen) and Total Quality Control (TQC) becoming increasingly important to world class companies, there's an urgent need to build quality into every management decision. The tools presented in this book allow you to do just that. They represent the most important...

Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production

1st Edition

Taiichi Ohno
March 01, 1988

In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno--inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing--shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis of Toyota's attempts at Lean production...

The Good and the Bad News about Quality

1st Edition

February 09, 1988

This book provides a vehicle to foster interaction of the elements of the modern approach to quality, including statistical applications, quality and reliability engineering, management, and motivational aspects. It is intended for those in manufacturing, engineering, marketing, and management....

The Politics of Terrorism, Third Edition,

3rd Edition

January 29, 1988

This book provides the reader with an introduction to the concept and practice of terrorism embedded within a firm understanding of politics and social structure. It explores the major theories, typologies, strategies, ideologies, practices, and responses to contemporary political terrorism....

The In-House Option: Professional Issues of Library Automation

1st Edition

Terry D Webb
December 28, 1987

Here is a timely book that expertly addresses the current impact of automation on the profession of librarianship in terms of its practitioners, standards, and underlying philosophy. In clear and understandable language, author T. D. Webb focuses his discussion--with practical examples--on the...