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  • The MERge Model for Business Developmentby Orit Hazzan; Ronit Lis-Hacohen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This Brief presents a new model for business development?MERge?to be implemented in practitioners? professional development in general and in the context of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) initiatives, particularly, in industry, educational institutions and public sector organizations. The authors aim to contribute to the field... more...

  • Students? Understanding of Research Methodology in the Context of Dynamics of Scientific Progressby Mansoor Niaz; Mayra Rivas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book discusses how to improve high school students?understanding of research methodology based on alternative interpretations of data, role of controversies, creativity andthe scientific method, in the context of the oil drop experiment. These aspects form an important part of thenature of science (NOS). The study reported in this volume is is... more...

  • The Scientist's Guide to Writingby Stephen B. Heard

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 21.95

    The ability to write clearly is critical to any scientific career. The Scientist's Guide to Writing provides practical advice to help scientists become more effective writers so that their ideas have the greatest possible impact. Drawing on his own experience as a scientist, graduate adviser, and editor, Stephen Heard emphasizes that the goal of... more...

  • Spuren der Eiszeitby Wolfgang Fraedrich

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Derzeit leben wir seit rund 2,5 Millionen Jahren in einem Eiszeitalter, einer erdgeschichtlichen Epoche, in der es Eis auf der Erde gibt und in der die Kurve der globalen Mitteltemperatur deutlichen Schwankungen unterliegt (aktueller Trend: Temperaturanstieg). Mit knapp 16 Millionen Quadratkilometern ist rund zehn Prozent der Landfläche zurzeit mit... more...

  • La science, même pas peurby Marima Hvass-Faivre d'Arcier

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Marima Hvass-Faivre d'Arcier explique ce qu?est la Conclusion Locale Provisoire et l?intérêt de l?enseignement des sciences aux jeunes enfants Réalisé en collaboration avec l?association 1, 2, 3, sciences , cet ouvrage vise à exposer la méthode pédagogique de la Conclusion Locale Provisoire ou comment l?on peut apprendre par l?expérience. Comment... more...

  • Connecting Science and Engineering Education Practices in Meaningful Waysby Leonard Annetta; James Minogue

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The need for a scientifically literate citizenry, one that is able to think critically and engage productively in the engineering design process, has never been greater. By raising engineering design to the same level as scientific inquiry the Next Generation Science Standards? (NGSS) have signaled their commitment to the integration of engineering... more...

  • Learner-Centered Teaching Activities for Environmental and Sustainability Studiesby Loren B. Byrne

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    Learner-centered teaching is apedagogical approach that emphasizes the roles of students as participants inand drivers of their own learning. Learner-centered teaching activities gobeyond traditional lecturing by helping students construct their ownunderstanding of information, develop skills via hands-on engagement, andencourage personal reflection... more...

  • Participation in Computingby William Aspray

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book provides a history of the efforts of the US National Science Foundation to broaden participation in computing. The book briefly discusses the early history of the NSF's involvement with education and workforce issues. It then turns to two programs outside the computing directorate (the ADVANCE program and the Program on Women and Girls) that... more...

  • Engineering and Enterpriseby Rao Bhamidimarri; Ailin Liu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book presents contributions from researchers, practitioners and professional institutions that published papers in the Proceedings of the Educating Enterprising Engineers and Scientists conference, held in London, UK on 17th June 2015. The topics considered range from educating engineers to giving a business edge and embedding entrepreneurship... more...

  • Research Methodologyby Peter Pruzan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    Thisbook is an in-depth guide to effective scientific research. Ranging from thephilosophical to the practical, it explains at the outset what science can ?and can?t ? achieve, and discusses its relationship to mathematics and laws. Theauthor then pays extensive attention to the scientific method, including experimentaldesign, verification, uncertainty... more...