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- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 9.99
"Kaplan has written one of the smartest, swiftest and most compelling spy novels I've read in years." ?Harlan Coben, author of Live Wire "Wow! Scorpion Betrayal?delivers more heart-thumping twists and turns, beliefs and betrayals, than The Day of the Jackal and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold rolled into one." ?Katherine Neville, author... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
During the past decades, the FEM software and other numerical methods have been developed rapidly with increasing applications in civil engineering and various industrial fields, successfully. However, there still remain many problems. The contributions to this book will systematically present up-to-date progress and solutions on key problems. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
Introduction to the Special Issue: Higher Education and Regional Development. Note by the Editor. The Engagement of Higher Educational Institutions in Regional Development: An Overview of the Opportunities and Challenges. John Goddard and Jaana Puukka. Universities, Innovation and Regional Development: A View from the United States. Mark Drabenstott.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 44.00
Given the increasing competitiveness and greater geo-political significance of higher education and research, and the under-developed profile of many new Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), this study seeks to examine the processes and strategies being devised by new HEIs to grow research. By focusing on new HEIs, this book provides a unique profile... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00
Leaders and academics can improve the quality of higher education teaching, and thereby the quality of their graduates, by reflecting on institution-wide practices. This book explores the interplay between actors within institutions, organisational structure, commitment of senior leadership, involvement of faculty and students, and evaluation instruments.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
Todays university students are drawn from a highly diverse set of backgrounds. Students appear in various guises as citizens, consumers, and clients. They are fitting university study around increasingly busy lives, often alongside paid employment. In many countries students are paying more for their university education, and expect high levels... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
As China's "open door" economic policies result in remarkably high and sustained levels of growth, demands on the skills and knowledge of its population have fundamentally changed with inevitable pressure on the education system. This volume provides a distinct flavour of the challenges and opportunities inherent in the very fundamental... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
This publication focuses on the role of university museums, their organisation, management, governance and finance. Most university museum collections have been assembled for the purposes of teaching and research rather than for public display. Whether small, of local importance or large, with great public appeal, they are all defined by their relationship... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
Mechanical responses of solid materials are governed by their material properties. The solutions for estimating and predicting the mechanical responses are extremely difficult, in particular for non-homogeneous materials. Among these, there is a special type of materials whose properties are variable only along one direction, defined as graded materials... more...