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- O'Reilly Media 2012; US$ 42.99
If you?re an experienced programmer interested in crunching data, this book will get you started with machine learning?a toolkit of algorithms that enables computers to train themselves to automate useful tasks. Authors Drew Conway and John Myles White help you understand machine learning and statistics tools through a series of hands-on case studies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
How does a child's mind work? And what should parents know about it to help them in their daily interaction with children? This book is a fascinating, non-technical introduction to the mental life of the child. Written in a simple, accessible way for those without an academic background in philosophy, the book explores and explains key elements of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95
In 2000, the school curriculum in England was equipped - for the first time in the country's history - with an extensive set of aims and purposes. In this book, leading experts in the teaching of school subjects examine the significance of the new aims for the reform of the curriculum. In two general introductory chapters John White discusses the validity... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
This book brings together John White's key writings in one place. Drawing on over 35 years of work, Professor White has selected his most seminal work, covering the mind; state and curriculum; well-being; politics and curriculum. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
The nature of intelligence and how it can be measured has occupied psychologists, educationalists, biologists and philosophers for hundreds of years. However, there has been little investigation into the rise of the traditional dominant educational ideology that intelligence and IQ have innate limits and are unchanging and unchangeable. This book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its major institutions. Sifting the different views about aims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
It is a common assertion that the history of America is written in its Westerns, but how true is this? In this guidebook John White discusses the evolution of the Western through history and looks at theoretical and critical approaches to Westerns such as genre analysis, semiotics, representation, ideology, discourse analysis, narrative, realism,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Across much of the world there is now a standard secondary school curriculum based, with variations, on a traditional array of academic subjects. This book's originality lies in its being the first work to tell the story of its invention, tracing this from the sixteenth century until the present day and highlighting its links, until recent times, with... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 5.49
Are you a baseball fan? Are you familiar with the rules and terminology of Americas favourite game? Would you like to know more about the history of baseball and the famous players past and present? If so, you wont want to be without 101 Things You May Not Have Known About Baseball.Which player who holds the record for the most home runs... more...