Content and Consciousness Revisited:With Replies by Daniel Dennett. Auflage 2015
Curriculum Theory Revisited:Curriculum as content, pedagogy and evaluation Eva Forsberg
Jerry Fodor presents a new development of his famous Language of Thought hypothesis, which has since the 1970s been at the centre of interdisciplinary debate about how the mind works. Fodor defends and extends the groundbreaking idea that thinking is couched in a symbolic system realized in the brain. This idea is central to the representational theory of mind which Fodor has established as a key reference point in modern philosophy, psychology, and cognitivescience. The foundation stone of our present cognitive science is Turing´s suggestion that cognitive processes are not associations but computations; and computation requires a language of thought. So the latest on the Language of Thought hypothesis, from its progenitor, promises to be a landmark in the study of the mind. LOT 2 offers a more cogent presentation and a fuller explication of Fodor´s distinctive account of the mind, with various intriguing new features. The central role of compositionality in the representational theory of mind is revealed: most of what we know about concepts follows from the compositionality of thoughts. Fodor shows the necessity of a referentialistaccount of the content of intentional states, and of an atomistic account of the individuation of concepts. Not least among the new developments is Fodor´s identification and persecution of pragmatism as the leading source of error in the study of the mind today. LOT 2 sees Fodor advance undaunted towards the ultimate goal of a theory of the cognitive mind, and in particular a theory of the intentionality of cognition. No one who works on the mind can ignore Fodor´s views, expressed in the coruscating and provocative style which has delighted and disconcerted countless readers over the years.
Wilting, is a short story about a man named Michael. After being accused of murdering his family, Michael was committed to Shriekville Asylum, to live out the rest of his days alone. This revisited version contains chilling new story content that expands upon Michael´s personal hell. After being approached by another patient, William, Michael hesitantly agrees to share with William the ways to survive the unethical treatment of the Asylum, in hopes that they escape back to their lives on the outside. Also included is an exclusive first look into the twisted fate of ghost writer and poet Philip Day, and the girl of his dreams, Autumn Rider, in Finding Autumn. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ray Decker Jr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/093722/bk_acx0_093722_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Solidification / Stabilization (S/S) is a revisited technology that gives a new dimension in treatment and reuse of hazardous waste. S/S technology has been used to immobilize heavy metals, as well as, soils and sludge contaminated with heavy metals. The technology provides several advantages including waste handling and final disposal of the solid matrix. This book covers niche area within S/S technology to explore the S/S process of incineration ash from several types of incinerators. Discussion on ash samples from clinical waste incinerator, mixed hazardous waste incinerator, bottom ash of a municipal solid waste incinerator and ash from coal fired power plant is included. This book explores in detail the vast amount of published work in S/S and it´s relevance in treating incineration ash. Unlike sludge, incineration ash contains extremely high level of heavy metals which need to be contained for safe disposal with minimal environmental impact. This book describes all options available for such disposal. The contents would be extremely useful to industrialists, waste managers, researchers and postgraduate students.
For one-semester courses in General, Organic, and Biological ChemistryShow the importance of chemistry in the real worldChemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Twelfth Edition is the ideal resource for todays allied health students. Assuming no prior knowledge of chemistry, author Karen Timberlake engages students through her friendly presentation style and reveals connections between the structure and behavior of matter and its role in health and the environment. With a renewed focus on problem-solving skills, the Twelfth Edition encourages active learning through the new, interactive Pearson eText enhanced with media within MasteringChemistry (optional). New Interactive Videos, Sample Calculations, Problem Solving in Allied Health Tutorials, and Dynamic Study Modules bring chemistry to life and walk students through different approaches to problem solving, providing remediation where needed.This program provides a better teaching and learning experiencefor you and your students. It will help you to: Personalize learning with optional MasteringChemistry: This online homework, tutorial, and assessment program helps students master core concepts and problem-solving skills, thus freeing up time in the classroom for instructors to focus on complex topics. Show the relevance of chemistry through real-world examples: Activities and applications throughout the program couple chemistry concepts with health and environmental career applications to help students understand why course content matters. Foster development of problem-solving skills: The program introduces a variety of clear problem-solving strategies early in the text that are reinforced through Allied Health Tutorials in MasteringChemistry and revisited when needed. Help students visualize and understand concepts: The texts engaging visual features, including macro-to-micro illustrations, a rich photographic program, and concept maps, help students understand chemistry by seeing chemistry. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringChemistry does not come packaged with this content. MasteringChemistry is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Napoleon Hill, the forefather of the modern personal development movement and author of the motivational classic, Think and Grow Rich, has inspired millions with his words and thoughts on discovering success and abundance within oneself. It is a message that continues to resonate, but few have ever had the opportunity to hear the ´´success” lecture by the man himself. At the University of Virginia archives, Don M Green, CEO of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, was doing a routine inventory check when he discovered a box of unedited and undeveloped 16-millimeter film canisters, circa 1960. After working carefully to restore and digitize the filmed content, what was discovered was ´´pure gold´´ - Napoleon Hill and his longtime partner W. Clement Stone sharing their inspirational insights on the 13 keys to success. The Napoleon Hill Foundation sent a copy of the archive film to a who’s who list of today’s top motivational speakers and achievers whose feedback was unanimous in its praise. Agreeing to participate in an innovative structure, each current thought leader went into the studio to share provocative insights on these revisited gems, creating a masterful collaboration unlike anything else in the marketplace. In this unique audio program, you will not only hear W. Clement Stone and Napoleon Hill share their time tested insights, but you will also hear additional commentary by today’s inspirational leaders as they expand on these time-tested and classic principles of success. In the same format as a radio show, join us as we countdown the 13 Keys to Success. Hosted by Greg S. Reid with additional commentary by Don M. Green, Bob Proctor, Sharon Lechter, Mark Victor Hansen, Loral Langemeier, Les Brown, David M. Corbin, Margie Aliprandi, Nik Halik, LuAn Mitchell, Ruben Gonzalez, Dr. J.B. Hill, John St. Augustine, Kevin Harrington, Jim Stovall, Marcia Wieder, John Assaraf, and Brian Tracy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Napoleon Hill, W. Clement Stone, Greg S. Reid, Les Brown, Brian Tracy, Marcia Wieder. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/002643/bk_brll_002643_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The essential e-learning design manual, updated with the latest research, design principles, and examples e-Learning and the Science of Instruction is the ultimate handbook for evidence-based e-learning design. Since the first edition of this book, e-learning has grown to account for at least 40% of all training delivery media. However, digital courses often fail to reach their potential for learning effectiveness and efficiency. This guide provides research-based guidelines on how best to present content with text, graphics, and audio as well as the conditions under which those guidelines are most effective. This updated fourth edition describes the guidelines, psychology, and applications for ways to improve learning through personalization techniques, coherence, animations, and a new chapter on evidence-based game design. The chapter on the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning introduces three forms of cognitive load which are revisited throughout each chapter as the psychological basis for chapter principles. A new chapter on engagement in learning lays the groundwork for in-depth reviews of how to leverage worked examples, practice, online collaboration, and learner control to optimize learning. The updated instructor´s materials include a syllabus, assignments, storyboard projects, and test items that you can adapt to your own course schedule and students. Co-authored by the most productive instructional research scientist in the world, Dr. Richard E. Mayer, this book distills copious e-learning research into a practical manual for improving learning through optimal design and delivery. * Get up to date on the latest e-learning research * Adopt best practices for communicating information effectively * Use evidence-based techniques to engage your learners * Replace popular instructional ideas, such as learning styles with evidence-based guidelines * Apply evidence-based design techniques to optimize learning games e-Learning continues to grow as an alternative or adjunct to the classroom, and correspondingly, has become a focus among researchers in learning-related fields. New findings from research laboratories can inform the design and development of e-learning. However, much of this research published in technical journals is inaccessible to those who actually design e-learning material. By collecting the latest evidence into a single volume and translating the theoretical into the practical, e-Learning and the Science of Instruction has become an essential resource for consumers and designers of multimedia learning.