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  • The Public Speaking Playbookby Teri Susan Kwal Gamble; Michael W. Gamble

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 27.00

    Learn to speak in public without breaking a sweat!   The Public Speaking Playbook, Second Edition,   shows students how to prepare, practice, and present their public speeches with the highest level of confidence. With a focus on actively building skills, Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble coach students in the fundamentals... more...

  • Intercultural Communicationby James W. Neuliep

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 72.00

    In the fully updated Seventh Edition of Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach , bestselling author James W. Neuliep provides a clear contextual model (visually depicted by a series of concentric circles) for examining communication within cultural, microcultural, environmental, sociorelational, and perceptual contexts. Students are... more...

  • Behind the Scenesby Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan; Vimal Mohan John

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 52.00

    For those who think, read, teach, and write about Bollywood, this book is the release of the year! more...

  • Advanced Public Speakingby Michael J. Hostetler; Mary L. Kahl

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 73.95

    Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide is a comprehensive textbook designed to serve as a speech-making reference for upper-level undergraduate students. Now in its second edition, this volume offers brand new classroom-tested chapter assignments, updated examples, and new content on speaking to international and remote audiences. An instructor?s... more...

  • Dynamic Optimizationby Karl Hinderer; Ulrich Rieder; Michael Stieglitz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 74.36

    This book explores discrete-time dynamic optimization and provides a detailed introduction to both deterministic and stochastic models. Covering problems with finite and infinite horizon, as well as Markov renewal programs, Bayesian control models and partially observable processes, the book focuses on the precise modelling of applications in a variety... more...

  • Optimal Controlby Leonid T. Aschepkov; Dmitriy V. Dolgy; Taekyun Kim; Ravi P. Agarwal

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 53.11

    This book is based on lectures from a one-year course at the Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia) as well as on workshops on optimal control offered to students at various mathematical departments at the university level. The main themes of the theory of linear and nonlinear systems are considered, including the basic problem of establishing... more...

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks in the Information Societyby Derrick Cogburn

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.86

    This book examines the role of transnational advocacy networks in enabling effective participation for individual citizens in the deliberative processes of global governance. Contextualized around the international conference setting of the United Nations-sponsored World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in 2003 and 2005, the book sees epistemic... more...

  • Citizen Science in the Digital Ageby James Wynn

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    James Wynn?s timely investigation highlights scientific studies grounded in publicly gathered data and probes the rhetoric these studies employ. Many of these endeavors, such as the widely used SETI@home project, simply draw on the processing power of participants? home computers; others, like the protein-folding game FoldIt , ask users to take a... more...

  • Mediatisierung und Mediensozialisationby Dagmar Hoffmann; Friedrich Krotz; Wolfgang Reißmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Mediatisierung und Mediensozialisation werden in diesem Band als komplementäre Forschungsfelder in den Dialog gesetzt. Das Konzept Mediatisierung benötigt für die Erklärung langfristiger Konsequenzen Sozialisationsvorstellungen. Umgekehrt reagiert Mediensozialisation als Forschungsfeld von Anbeginn seines Bestehens auf Mediatisierungsprozesse. Die... more...

  • Medien und Gewaltby Michael Kunczik

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.45

    Dieses essential befasst sich mit dem aktuellen Stand der Forschung und der Theoriediskussion zu den Wirkungen von Mediengewalt. Der Autor diskutiert hierfür auch die Befunde zum Erfolgspotenzial unterschiedlicher medienpädagogischer Maßnahmen von Eltern und die Probleme schulischer Medienpädagogik. Michael Kunczik geht der Frage nach, welche Gruppen... more...