Children S Film In The Digital Age

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Author: Karin Beeler
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 078647596X
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Children S Film In The Digital Age by Karin Beeler

Original Title: Children S Film In The Digital Age

Films of the past 15 years have been released in a number of formats and reflect a reconceptualization of film genres, audiences and the impact of technology on adaptation. Focusing on multiple audiences, film adaptation, nationalism, globalism and consumer culture, this collection of new essays explores how children's film can be re-examined alongside recent developments in their production. These analyses consider the effect of multimedia strategies on the child audience, and the opportunities for participation and their pedagogical implications. The essays also address how childhood is embedded within films and linked to various consumer contexts.

The Children S Culture Reader

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Author: Henry Jenkins
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814742310
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The Children S Culture Reader by Henry Jenkins

Original Title: The Children S Culture Reader

Stock market euphoria and blind faith in the post cold war economy have driven the topic of poverty from popular and scholarly discussion in the United States. At the same time the gap between the rich and poor has never been wider. The New Poverty Studies critically examines the new war against the poor that has accompanied the rise of the New Economy in the past two decades, and details the myriad ways poor people have struggled against it. The essays collected here explore how global, national, and local structures of power produce poverty and affect the material well-being, social relations and politicization of the poor. In updating the 1960s encounter between ethnography and U.S. poverty, The New Poverty Studies highlights the ways poverty is constructed across multiple scales and multiple axes of difference. Questioning the common wisdom that poverty persists because of the pathology, social isolation and welfare state "dependency" of the poor, the contributors to The New Poverty Studies point instead to economic restructuring and neoliberal policy "reforms" which have caused increased social inequality and economic polarization in the U.S. Contributors include: Georges Fouron, Donna Goldstein, Judith Goode, Susan B. Hyatt, Catherine Kingfisher, Peter Kwong, Vin Lyon-Callo, Jeff Maskovsky, Sandi Morgen, Leith Mullings, Frances Fox Piven, Matthew Rubin, Nina Glick Schiller, Carol Stack, Jill Weigt, Eve Weinbaum, Brett Williams, and Patricia Zavella. "These contributions provide a dynamic understanding of poverty and immiseration" --North American Dialogue, Vol. 4, No. 1, Nov. 2001

Xslt 2 0 And Xpath 2 0 Programmer S Reference

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Author: Michael Kay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118059476
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Xslt 2 0 And Xpath 2 0 Programmer S Reference by Michael Kay

Original Title: Xslt 2 0 And Xpath 2 0 Programmer S Reference

Combining coverage of both XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0, this book is the definitive reference to the final recommendation status versions of both specifications. The authors start by covering the concepts in XSLT and XPath, and then delve into elements, operators, expressions with syntax, usage, and examples. Some of the specific topics covered include XSLT processing model, stylesheet structure, serialization, extensibility, and many others. In addition to online content that includes error codes, the book also has case studies you'll find applicable to your own challenges.

The Jane Addams Children S Book Award

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Author: Susan C. Griffith
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810892030
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The Jane Addams Children S Book Award by Susan C. Griffith

Original Title: The Jane Addams Children S Book Award

Jane Addams (1860–1935) was an inspired activist who struck at the roots of social injustice through persistent and thoughtful action, advocating for reforms in sanitation, housing and work conditions, and child labor. In 1915 Addams founded the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), and in 1931 she became the first American female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Eighteen years after Addams’s death, members of the WILPF created the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. Presented annually, the award honors children’s books that invite readers to think deeply about peace, social justice, world community, and equality for all races and genders. The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award: Honoring Children’s Literature for Peace and Social Justice since 1953 is the first book to examine the award as well as its winners and honor books. In this volume, Susan C. Griffith reviews and synthesizes Addams’s ideas and legacy, so that her life and accomplishments can be used as a focal point for exploring issues of social justice through children’s literature. In addition to a history and overview of the award, this work contains annotated bibliographies with thematically arranged winners and honor books bestowed in Addams’s name. Supporting literature study in classrooms and integrating points of reflection drawn from the activist’s life, The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award is an invaluable resource for educators, students, and librarians.

Observing Children In Their Natural Worlds

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Author: Anthony D. Pellegrini
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135620369
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Observing Children In Their Natural Worlds by Anthony D. Pellegrini

Original Title: Observing Children In Their Natural Worlds

This second edition updates the methods based on new technologies, updates and increases the number of examples, and reorganizes so the theoretical material is up front. The author's decisions were guided by having used the first edition in classes at two universities. Consequently, he received feedback on the book from a variety of different perspectives--from groups of very conscientious and competent students and from colleagues around the world who have used the book. By consensus, the most popular aspect of the first edition was the organization of the book, where the student/researcher is guided through conceptualizing, designing, implementing, and writing up the research project. This basic organization is the same as in the first edition, however, within this organizational frame things have changed. The discussion of the place of direct observational methods in relation to different "qualitative" and "quantitative" research traditions has been kept, but expanded. Discussions of the use of direct observations in naturalistic settings (drawing from research methods in ethology and ethnography) and in more contrived settings (drawing from experimental psychology) are extended. Relatedly, an extended discussion has been added on theories of science guiding different research assumptions. In addition, sections of validity, reliability, and the ethics surrounding the research enterprise are also expanded. These constructs are not specific to observational methods but relevant to the general research process. In revised chapters in these areas the author provides grounding in the general concepts and then draws more specific focus to observational methods. The extended discussion of ethics is important, since issues related to who gets authorship on papers, how to complete Institutional Review Board forms, and honesty in reporting findings are all issues that face both junior and senior researchers alike. Practical issues of writing research papers are expanded in this edition, providing discussions of writing both review and empirical articles. Lastly, a new and extensive chapter on using technology in direct observational methods has been added, which reviews the available hardware and software in direct observational methods.

The Role Of Motion In Children S Category Formation

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Author: 麥順桂
ISBN: 9781374782440
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The Role Of Motion In Children S Category Formation by 麥順桂

Original Title: The Role Of Motion In Children S Category Formation

This dissertation, "The Role of Motion in Children's Category Formation" by 麥順桂, S K, Mak, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation. All rights not granted by the above license are retained by the author. DOI: 10.5353/th_b3124073 Subjects: Motion perception (Vision) Categorization (Psychology) in children

2013 Children S Writer S Illustrator S Market

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Author: Chuck Sambuchino
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1599636387
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2013 Children S Writer S Illustrator S Market by Chuck Sambuchino

Original Title: 2013 Children S Writer S Illustrator S Market

The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children’s Publishing If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2013 Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 25th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you’ll find more than 650 listings for children’s book markets (publishers, agents, magazines and more) - including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories they’re looking for. You’ll also find: Profiles of debut authors who succeeded, as well as interviews with acclaimed novelists such as Garth Nix (The Old Kingdom and Seventh Tower series), Tamora Pierce (Song of the Lioness series) and Marissa Meyer (Cinder) A special roundup with more than 20 SCBWI advisors worldwide who share their best advice on how to get your children’s book published and break out In-depth articles on topics such as picture book pacing, illustration, query letters, finding and agent, social media, craft and voice, writers’ conferences and more! PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

Children S Category Test

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Author: Thomas Boll
Size: 37.11 MB
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Children S Category Test by Thomas Boll

Original Title: Children S Category Test

Individually-administered instrument designed to assess non-verbal learning and memory, concept formation, and problem-solving abilities in children between the ages of five and sixteen. Level I test is for children aged 5-8. Level II test is for those aged 9-16.

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