Author : Clare Richard
Release : 2013
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This book is a best seller on thesis and scientific writing, elucidating the nooks and crannies of effective scientific writing and the use of adequate research methodology.
Author : Philip Walters a. Tanyi
Release : 2018-04-12
Publisher : Independently Published
ISBN : 9781980615903
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Read : 406This book is a best seller on thesis and scientific writing, elucidating the nooks and crannies of effective scientific writing and the use of adequate research methodology. The book was written to guide young and old researchers on their journey to writing the best articles and memoires as a legacy to the learning communities all over the world. It is for sure that the book is a wealth of information on the various stages of thesis writing and the parameter to be followed by researchers in accurately penning down those stages; also it gives the reader a good idea in terms of the sort of qualitative and quantitative research approaches to be used, when one desires to be relevant towards a research topic. If you are about to get into research or you are writing a paper or memoir, be sure to get a copy, cause it will help you get over a lot of the obstacles that researchers face when carrying out research. It is worth to note that other book on research are not as down to earth as this one, since it relates to young researchers at undergraduate level as well as graduate and post graduate levels.
Best Practices in Implementing a Process Approach to Teaching Writing RUIE J.
PRITCHARD and RONALD L. HONEYCUTT T he teaching practices associated
with the process approach to writing instruction from kindergarten to 12th grade ...
Author : Steve Graham
Release : 2007-02-24
Publisher : Guilford Press
ISBN : 160623756X
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Read : 295Highly practical and accessible, this indispensable book provides clear-cut strategies for improving K-12 writing instruction. The contributors are leading authorities who demonstrate proven ways to teach different aspects of writing, with chapters on planning, revision, sentence construction, handwriting, spelling, and motivation. The use of the Internet in instruction is addressed, and exemplary approaches to teaching English-language learners and students with special needs are discussed. The book also offers best-practice guidelines for designing an effective writing program. Focusing on everyday applications of current scientific research, the book features many illustrative case examples and vignettes.
chapter one Choosing the right approach The basic purpose of this book is
outlined in this chapter : to explore the ... Selecting the best approach With so
many different approaches to safety improvement available , how can we select
the best ...
Author : E. Scott Geller
Release : 2001-05-25
Publisher : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781566705646
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Read : 376Written by world-renowned health and safety researcher E. Scott Geller, Working Safe: How to Help People Actively Care for Health and Safety, Second Edition presents science-based and practical approaches to improving attitudes and behavior for achieving an injury-free work environment. This book teaches proactive applications of behavior-based psychology for improving health and safety. Relevant theory and principles are clearly explained and practical step-by-step procedures are detailed. Dr. Geller's anecdotal and non-academic writing style makes the book fun and easy to read. This research-based text is completely updated and expanded from the 1996 edition. It includes three new chapters: one on behavioral safety analysis, another on intervening with supportive conversation, and the third on how to promote high performance teamwork. Thus, this second edition continues to provide the practical advice safety leaders rely on. Working Safe: How to Help People Actively Care for Health and Safety supplies the research and theory needed to customize effective behavior-based procedures and tools in your workplace. The information and examples provide health and safety professionals with behavioral science methods capable of enhancing safety awareness, reducing at-risk behavior, and facilitating ongoing participation in safety-related activities.
BackgroundNIH stroke scale (NIHSS) is increasingly used as outcome in RCTs of acute stroke treatment, but no consensus exists on how to analyze the effect of treatment on NIHSS.
Author : Nadinda van Ende
Release : 2017
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Read : 163BackgroundNIH stroke scale (NIHSS) is increasingly used as outcome in RCTs of acute stroke treatment, but no consensus exists on how to analyze the effect of treatment on NIHSS. Our aim is to study what the best approach is to analyze this important early indicator of treatment effect. MethodsWe used the data from the MR CLEAN trial (n=500) in a bootstrap analysis with 5000 runs to estimate valid and generalizable treatment effect parameters based on NIHSS. Missing values for pertinent outcome and baseline variables were imputed with single regression if less than 4%. NIHSS was analyzed with 5 different approaches identified in the literature. For the approaches that used regression models, unadjusted and adjusted estimates for age, baseline NIHSS and collateral score were calculated. We added the effect on mRS for comparison. We compared the effect estimates between the different approaches, and the Z statistic as a measure that combines strength of the effect and precision. ResultsBaseline characteristics were evenly distributed between intervention and control. NIHSS scores at 24 h and 1 week were available with less than 1% and 4% missing values. The absolute z value of the regression model of the effect of EVT on mRS at 3 months was 3.12, and 3.15 after adjustment. Z values or any type of effect analysis of NIHSS at 1 week were not better than those at 24 hours (data on poster figure) . Z values for plain NIHSS and change in NIHSS from baseline were substantially lower than the reference value. Z values for dichotomized NIHSS exceeded the reference only for two of the three dichotomizations. The z value of the effect parameter u201cimprovementu201d exceeded the reference but only barely so for fair improvement. The effect parameter difference in log NIHSS at 24h exceeded the reference. DiscussionUsing plain NIHSS or change in NIHSS in a linear regression model to estimate the effect of acute stroke treatment is not an efficient and sensitive approach. Dichotomizing the NIHSS in good outcome or improvement seems efficient, but the best cut-point will vary unpredictably, depending on the patient population and chance. We conclude that analysis of the effect of treatment on the full NIHSS scale with linear regression on log-transformed data provides an efficient way to analyze early treatment effects with the NIH stroke scale.
This could mean that the security group implements only a small portion of the
new security profile, giving users a chance to get used to it and resolving issues
as they arise. This is usually the best approach to security project implementation
Author : Michael E. Whitman
Release : 2009
Publisher : Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN : 9781423901778
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Read : 1285Incorporating both the managerial and technical aspects of this discipline, the authors address knowledge areas of Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification throughout and include many examples of issues faced by today's businesses.
The key features of the BPiPG's approach to partnering Using the findings from its
research project and from a review of other experiences of the use of the more
advanced forms of partnering in construction and other sectors of the economy, ...
Author : Martyn Jones
Release : 2003
Publisher : Thomas Telford
ISBN : 9780727732194
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Read : 1076Best practice partnering in social housing development provides a seven-step model for developing new supply chain relationships and describes how best to approach and manage sustainable partnerships. In light of recent procurement guidance from the Housing Corporation and the Best Practice in Partnering Group (BPiPG), the report, which was developed initially from research funded by an Innovation and Good Practice Grant from the Housing Corporation, also examines the problems of achieving added value from the point of view of RSLs, consultants and contractors in the partnering process and how these can be overcome.
Just because it has always been done or because it worked in the past does not
mean it is the best approach for our learners currently. Think about what
strategies, approaches, and activities could best help students achieve the
Author : Kathleen G. Kerr
Release : 2020-07-07
Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN : 1620369370
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Read : 154The curricular approach aligns the mission, goals, outcomes, and practices of a student affairs division, unit, or other unit that works to educate students beyond the classroom with those of the institution, and organizes intentional and developmentally sequenced strategies to facilitate student learning. In this book, the authors explain how to implement a curricular approach for educating students beyond the classroom. The book is based on more than a decade of implementing curricular approaches on multiple campuses, contributing to the scholarship on the curricular approach, and helping many campuses design, implement, and assess their student learning efforts. The curricular approach is rooted in scholarship and the connections between what we know about learning, assessment, pedagogy, and student success. For many who have been socialized in a more traditional programming approach, it may feel revolutionary. Yet, it is also obvious because it is straightforward and simple.
9 Skills transform lives and drive economies ..................................................................
........................................................................................................ 10 The OECD Skills
Strategy outlines a systematic and comprehensive approach to skills policies .
Author : OECD
Release : 2012-05-21
Publisher : OECD Publishing
ISBN : 9264177337
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Read : 727This book presents a strategy that will help countries reach the goal of having and making the best use of a high-quality pool of skills.
That is , the teacher is in the persona of an executive with her class on this
particular Tuesday because that is what seems the best approach for the tasks at
hand . However , in individual consultations with Juan or Serene during the
Author : Gary D. Fenstermacher
Release : 2004
Publisher : Teachers College Press
ISBN : 9780807744482
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Read : 446"The Liberationist approach views the teacher as a liberator of the mind. The classical liberationist stresses initiation into ways of knowing and the development of the student's intellectual and moral virtues. The emancipationist variation stresses freeing the minds of students from false consciousness about their class, race, gender, or ethnic status and other forms of social repression."--BOOK JACKET.
Since biological control at its best is permanent and stable (in the sense that
fluctuations in pest densities are heavily ... As far as many biological control
workers are concerned, the best approach will largely depend on which
Author : Bradford A. Hawkins
Release : 1999-05-06
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781139429283
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Read : 915Biological control is the suppression of pest populations using predators, parasitoids and pathogens. Historically, biological control has largely been on a trial-and-error basis, and has failed more often than it has succeeded. However by developing theories based upon fundamental population principles and the biological characteristics of the pest and agent, we can gain a much better understanding of when and how to use biological control. This book gathers together recent theoretical developments and provides a balanced guide to the important issues that need to be considered in applying ecological theory to biological control. It will be a source of productive and stimulating thought for all those interested in pest management, theoretical ecology and population biology.
According to Follett, the best scenarios are those where individual reciprocal
relationships enable interactions between management ... They argue that a
team management approach (one that is high on both dimensions) is the best
Author : Don W. Stacks
Release : 2019-03-14
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 1351358707
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Read : 1232This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of current theory and research written by the top theorists and researchers in each area. It has been updated to address the growing influence of technology, changing relationships, and several growing integrated approaches to communication and includes seven new chapters on: ■ Digital Media ■ Media Effects ■ Privacy ■ Dark Side ■ Applied Communication ■ Relational Communication ■ Instructional Communication ■ Communication and the Law The book continues to be essential reading for students and faculty who want a thorough overview of contemporary communication theory and research.
Nevertheless, the underlying philosophy is that energy intensive agriculture is
still the best approach. Now we just have to clean up the mess that it makes. The
problem is analogous to that facing the medical profession. What is the best way
Author : Carl F. Jordan
Release : 2013-05-17
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN : 9400767900
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Read : 892Modern industrial agriculture is not sustainable because of its heavy reliance on petroleum, a non-renewable source of the energy used in farming, and because of pollution caused by petroleum products such as fertilizers and pesticides. A systems analysis of farming suggests that agriculture will be more sustainable when services of nature, such as nutrient recycling by soil micro-organisms and natural controls of insects, replace the services now provided by energy from petroleum. Examples are drawn from the Southeastern USA, but lessons learned can be applied worldwide.
Continuing to use drugs known to cause tardive phenomena is not the best
approach and increasing the dose may be a temporary solution. □ Because a
substantial fraction of TD patients may remit if kept off dopamine, a receptor–
Author : Michael S. Okun, MD
Release : 2007-06-14
Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN : 1935281887
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Read : 1134This book provides the busy clinician with a quick, symptom-based guide to the clinical presentation, diagnosis, work-up, and management of the most common types of movement disorders encountered in clinical practice, including Parkinson's disease, chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and ataxia. Written in expanded outline format, with frequent diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms, tables, and scales, it is an essential guide for clinicians faced with patients with movement disorders. A Practical Approach to Movement Disorders is a welcome departure from the typical lengthy, disease-based hardbound texts ill suited for the busy clinician. Practical yet authoritative, this fit-in-your-coat-pocket guide begins with a comprehensive description of the different presentations of movement disorders. It then details the medical, surgical, and non-pharmacological approaches, including speech and swallowing therapy and physical and occupational therapy. Key features include: Symptom-based, rather than disease-based, chapters A focus on the most common movement disorders A unique section on the neurological aspects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) Dozens of diagnostic and management pearls Suggested readings for each chapter Handy and comprehensive, A Practical Approach to Movement Disorders is the only guide for busy clinicians needing quick information on movement disorders.
Maternity care providers consider the woman's desires and her and her baby's
unique health condition in combination with the best available scientific evidence
to determine the best approach to her care during labor and birth. All maternity ...
Author : Melissa D. Avery
Release : 2013-03-28
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 1118612000
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Read : 1166Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth: A Practical Guide provides an overview of current evidence and a range of practical suggestions to promote physiologic birth within the United States healthcare system. Presenting the latest evidence available on practical approaches and minimal interventions, this book looks into clinic exam rooms and hospital labor units to investigate the possibilities for improving the pregnancy and labor experience. Contributors discuss recent research and other published information and present a range of ideas, tools, and solutions for maternity care clinicians, including midwives, nurses, physicians, and other members of the perinatal team. An invaluable resource, Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth is a must-have practical guide for those involved in all aspects of pregnancy and birth.
It has been shown that outcomes after head injury are the poorest in the 0 ) – 4
years age category and the best in the 5 – 10 years category . Adults and
adolescents are situated in between In conclusion , it is certain that head injury
Author : Bart Depreitere
Release : 2004
Publisher : Leuven University Press
ISBN : 9789058673756
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Read : 301"This is a Ph.D. dissertation. In western countries, head injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. While traumatic injuries are the leading cause of death under the age of 45 years, up to half of the trauma deaths and the majority of cases of permanent disability are directly related to a sustained head injury. In the U.S. an estimated 1.5 million people sustain head injury each year. As a result of these injuries, 50,000 people die, 230,000 people are hospitalized and survive and an estimated 80,000 - 90,000 people experience long-term disability. Contents include: Introduction, Aims of the Study, Analysis of Bicycle Accidents and the Resultant Head Injuries in a Study of 86 cases, Investigations on the Mechanics of Skull and Brain Injuries, Investigation of Bicycle Safety Helmet Performance in Impact Testing, General Discussion and Perspectives."
NonMedication Approaches Many studies of weight management in patients on
psychotropics, particularly atypical ... For most patients, the best approach to
weight control is the one that nearly everyone in modern societies must use: ...
Author : James Phelps
Release : 2016-06-20
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN : 0393711471
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Read : 1273How to understand your clients' true illnesses, not just their DSM checklists. Though the DSM discusses the criteria for mood disorders in absolute terms—either present or absent—professionals are aware that while such dichotomies are useful for teaching, they are not always true in practice. Recent genetic data support clinicians' longstanding recognition that a continuum of mood disorders between unipolar and bipolar better matches reality than a yes/no, bipolar-or-not approach. If we acknowledge that continuum, how does this affect our approach to diagnosis and treatment? In A Spectrum Approach to Mood Disorders, nationally recognized expert James Phelps provides an in-depth exploration of the signs, symptoms, and nuanced presentations of the mood disorder spectrum, focusing on the broad gray area between Major Depression and Bipolar I. Combining theoretical understanding and real-world scenarios, Phelps offers practical treatment guidelines for clinicians to better understand the subtle ways mood disorders can show up, and how to find the most beneficial path for treatment based on the patient's individual pattern of symptoms. Is it trauma, or is it bipolar? Borderline? Both? Phelps's expertise and wealth of personal experience provides readers with unparalleled insight into a subject that is by nature challenging to define. His emphasis on non-medication approaches, as well as chapters on all the major pill-based treatments (from fish oil to lithium to the avoidance of atypical antipsychotics and antidepressants), creates a comprehensive resource for any clinician working with patients on the mood spectrum. Appendices on the relationship between bipolar diagnosis, politics, and religion; and a plain-English approach to the statistical perils of bipolar screening, offer further value. Phelps has written an invaluable guide of the critical information professionals need to treat patients on the mood disorder spectrum, as well as a useful tool for highly motivated families and patients to better understand the mood disorder that effects their lives. This book seeks to alter the black and white language surrounding these mood disorders to influence a shift in how patients are diagnosed—to insure that treatment matches their specific needs.