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Essays in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning by Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software Development & Engineering / Tools
“Essays in CSCL” reflects on CSCL as a research field, situating Stahl’s work on the Virtual Math Teams Project and his theory of group cognition within CSCL. It describes the VMT research approach, technology, pedagogy and analysis methods. It presents findings that have emerged from the VMT Project about the nature of online interaction in CSCL. It concludes with reports of current work.
Long War for Freedom by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media by Steven Travers
Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Essay » Sociology
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
The Tragedy of the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Lo Stalking by Cesare Triberti
Price: Free! Words: 58,650. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Legal
Lo stalking è un reato particolarmente odioso e violento, priva la vittima, sopratutto donna,della sua vita affettiva, sociale , giungendo in molti casi al suo omicidio. Il libro analizza il fenomeno dalle sue origini alle nuove forme di cyberstalking, all'incidenza sulla personalità dello stalker di possibili alterazioni psichiche o neurologiche, soffermandosi infine sulle principali legislazioni
The Young Desert Farmer by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior by Will Shetterly
Price: Free! Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
Ill Fares the Land: Essays on Food, Hunger and Power by Susan George
Price: Free! Words: 84,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
"The pieces collected here...examine questions of power. Some fit into the ‘food systems and hunger’ category , others are more concerned with how we think about food systems and hunger. Control over the world food system implies control over technology and ideology, scholarship and culture as well. Such areas are not peripheral to the horrors of hunger."
Großes Yoga Orakel by Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 77,800. Language: German. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
Das Yoga Orakel besteht aus 180 Zahlen. Du kannst einen Zufallsgenerator im Internet anklicken (1 bis 180 einfügen) und auf Generieren klicken. Lege das Yoga Orakel immer nach den Grundsätzen Wahrheit und Liebe aus. Die Botschaft muss deiner inneren Wahrheit entsprechen und hilfreich für dich sein.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Naked Tarot by Frater D
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism, Essay » Literature
As Naked Tarot consecutively explains each card of the tarot deck it ends up explaining everything. This book becomes an excellent introduction to the Kabballah, and many aspects of the occult. Within this book is a complete system of magick with detailed instructions and diagrams. There are insights into alchemy, witchcraft, anthropology, ancient myths, religions, and the history of the Tarot.
American Business and Daytime Dramas by Donald G Boudreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
Universe The Entities by LaVall McIvor
Price: Free! Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Categories: Essay » Sociology(1.00 from 2 reviews)
This book could best be described as a speculative look at the formation and composition of the Universe and the Entities that reside within, including the population of Humans living on this world. Although I will discuss 'other' Entities in the Universe, primarily I focus on our species on this planet and what has transpired since our inception here and our probable fate if nothing changes.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters by David Satterlee
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Paved with Good Intentions by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
EXPLORING RELIGION by SOLZHENITSOF
Price: Free! Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The Messiah who shall carry to the Mankind alongside with all the creatures. Erzurum as being one of the key cities "The Silk Way" between the Asia and the Europe had a lot of flares left over from the history of living creatures!