Download The Art of Rhetoric in Alexandria: Its Theory and Practice by Robert W. Smith PDF

By Robert W. Smith

Goethe's nice love for the traditional classics as soon as triggered him to jot down ("Gesprliche mit Eckerman," April 1, 1827), "Man studiere nicht die Mitgeborenen und Mitstrebenden, sondern grosse Menschen der Vorzeit, deren Werke seit Jahrhunderten gleichen Wert und gleiches Ansehen behalten haben . . . guy studiere Moliere, guy studiere Shakespeare, aber vor allen Dingen die alten Griechen und immer die alten Griechen. " a person reading the background of Western principles has discovered this assertion to end up eminently real: one needs to research specifically others the traditional Greeks. This ebook, by way of its research of the Greeks and others, seeks to fill in a small manner the big hole which has acquired within the historical past of rhetoric within the jap Mediterranean quarter: the rhetoric (formal spoken discourse) of the court, highway nook, school room, and legislative corridor. students have lengthy investigated, and with enormous luck, the figures and events in Rome and Athens until eventually Con stantine, or perhaps later, yet for a few cause they've got ignored the position and impression of oratory in so much Asian and North African facilities (Antioch excepted). If this monograph delivers outlines of its job in Greco-Roman Alexandria to nearly A. D. four hundred and inspire additional scholarship in Pergamum, Tarsus, and somewhere else, it's going to have fulfilled its function. whilst, it's not meant as a heritage of town, nor an financial, political, or non secular account of its lifestyles.

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Download Human Detection and Diagnosis of System Failures by Jens Rasmussen, William B. Rouse PDF

By Jens Rasmussen, William B. Rouse

This ebook comprises all the papers offered on the NATO Symposium on Human Detection and prognosis of process mess ups held at Roskilde, Denmark on August 4-8, 1980. The Symposium was once backed by way of the medical Affairs department of NATO and the increase nationwide Laboratory of Denmark. The aim of the Symposium was once to proceed the culture initiated through the NATO Symposium on tracking habit and Supervisory keep an eye on held in Berchtesgaden, F .R. Germany in 1976 and the NATO Symposium on thought and dimension of psychological Workload held in Mati, Greece in 1977. To this finish, a gaggle of eighty five psychologists and engineers coming from undefined, executive, and academia convened to debate, and to generate a "state-of-the-art" consensus of the issues and strategies linked to the human IS skill to deal with the expanding scale of outcomes of mess ups inside of advanced technical platforms. The creation of this quantity studies their findings. The Symposium was once geared up to incorporate short formal shows of papers despatched to individuals approximately months previous to the assembly, and significant dialogue either in the course of plenary classes and inside of extra really expert workshops. Summaries of the discussions and workshop stories look during this volume.

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Download Essential Readings on Assessment by Peter Afflerbach PDF

By Peter Afflerbach

'Reading overview informs our figuring out of person scholars and our similar efforts to most sensible train them, which shapes scholars self-concepts, motivations, and attitudes relating to examining. It indicates, to many, the good fortune and responsibility of our lecturers and schools.''
-Peter Afflerbach, from the advent

learn the way analyzing review can increase guideline and studying with the research-based, peer-reviewed articles during this assortment, chosen and brought through famous specialist Peter Afflerbach.

Fifteen articles disguise a wide spectrum of practices and concept relating to accumulating, reading, and utilizing evaluate info, together with:

* The relevant function academics can play in studying assessment
* How review matches into our evolving figuring out of reading
* Systemic methods to constructing examining assessment
* The effect of formative review on pupil development
* the results of assessment

Afflerbachs creation and the questions for mirrored image that accompany each one article might help tailor the booklet to fulfill your needs-especially precious for school-based specialist improvement and instructor education.

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Download Western Civilization (Seventh Edition) by Jackson J. Spielvogel PDF

By Jackson J. Spielvogel

Subscribe to over 1000000 scholars who've used Spielvogel's texts to achieve success of their Western Civilization direction! there is a cause WESTERN CIVILIZATION is the simplest vendor: it makes the "story of background" come alive. Spielvogel's textual content is usually loaded with extras, like "Film and historical past" good points that express you a brand new method of learning background. colourful maps and visuals, plus dramatic first-hand old bills, mix to convey to lifestyles the tales of the folk and occasions that experience formed Western civilization.

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Download Introduction to Education by E. M. Lemmer, D. C. Badenhorst PDF

By E. M. Lemmer, D. C. Badenhorst

Offering wisdom worthwhile to specialist academics, this article additionally info fresh alterations to the schooling method inside South Africa. It provides probing analyses of academic coverage, restructuring, finance, administration and the legislations. After defining the parameters of schooling and people working towards it, a number of the authors learn ancient, philosophical, transitional, cultural, curricular and overseas views. every one bankruptcy of the textual content is prefaced with a contextual advent.

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Download Liberty, Equality, and Power: A History of the American by John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice PDF

By John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice Fahs, Gary Gerstle

Knowing the earlier is helping us navigate the current and destiny. for those who learn this article, you won't simply find out about American historical past, you may be uncovered to videos and tune that inform the tales of yank heritage as well as the studying fabric you are expecting in a school point background booklet. A hugely revered, balanced, and punctiliously smooth method of US heritage, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, energy, makes use of subject matters in a distinct method of express how the USA was once remodeled, in a comparatively little while, from a land inhabited via hunter-gatherer and agricultural local American societies into the main strong commercial country on the earth. This technique is helping you know not just the effect of the notions of liberty and equality, that are usually linked to the yankee tale, but additionally how dominant and subordinate teams have affected and been plagued by the ever-shifting stability of energy.

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Download Building Moral Communities Through Educational Drama by Betty Jane Wagner PDF

By Betty Jane Wagner

There isn't any different ebook like this one. construction ethical groups fills a large hole within the learn literature on powerful educating ideas to construct greater social abilities, clash administration competence, and deep realizing of background, literature, and social interactions and association. regardless of pleas for the infusion of extra drama in lecture room guide, there's a ways too little authority within the type of methodologically sound and convincing examine to again up the claims of drama experts. This publication is for these trying to find that authority: researchers, advocates, academics, coverage makers, and doctoral scholars who are looking to examine dependable voters. collage academics of such classes as social foundations of schooling, academic drama and the humanities, drama around the curriculum, inventive ways to curriculum, present learn technique possible choices, educational suggestions, social coverage matters in schooling, and personality schooling will locate this a helpful textbook. they're going to additionally locate the descriptions of drama's use in grownup sessions informative and beneficial. even though the point of interest of this publication is at the results of drama, academics of all degrees and matters will locate the wealthy and exact descriptions of drama in motion an illuminating advisor for his or her personal perform.

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Download Expository Writing (Writing 4 Series) by Emily Hutchinson PDF

By Emily Hutchinson

Motivation makes all of the distinction. and what is extra motivating than the expectancy of good fortune? The directions are transparent and to the purpose, so scholars can fast get right down to writing perform. precious activates pack the lesson pages together with illustrations, examples, and pattern responses.\n\nFEATURES:\nIncremental educating method\nBasic grammar overview pages interspersed with average lesson pages\nEasy-to-use resolution keys\n"Real international" topics provide relevance to educational instruction\nA specific, culminating venture on the finish of every workbook\nAiry web page layout groups with low interpreting point to motivate your suffering scholars

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