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Building computer technology skills in TESOL teacher education

June 13, 2012 | Uncategorized

The use of technology in education can no longer be thought of as a    choice to be made on the part of teachers, nor can it be considered an add-on to the curriculum or reserved for special occasions in the classroom.

The AAAI 2011 Robot Exhibition

June 2, 2012 | Uncategorized

In this article we report on the exhibits and challenges shown at the AAAI 2011 Robotics Program in San Francisco. The event included a broad demonstration of innovative research at the intersection of robotics and artificial intelligence.

Realising the Right to Work

March 13, 2012 | Uncategorized

The Battle for Employment Guarantee is a collection of rst-rate essays skilfully selected, organised, analysed and edited by Reetika Khera. The volume is an excellent resource for anyone seeking to understand the origins of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) 2005, how it has fared during its rst ve years in operation, and the larger signicance of this gigantic, ambitious, unwieldy, and ultimately worthwhile experiment in realising the right to work.

The emergence of Consumer Introspection Theory (CIT): Introduction to a JBR special issue

February 16, 2012 | Uncategorized

Introspection in its various forms, names, paradigmatic controversies and especially its power for insight has earned its place as a topic for a special issue. Here, I introduce this issue in terms of the introspections it contains and introspect a bit myself mainly through introspective thought exercises.

Deficit Reduction Versus Job Creation

October 27, 2011 | Uncategorized

The continuing financial crisis is exacting an enormous price: Poverty is rising in the United States, unemployment remains high, and consumer confidence is in freefall as we watch our elected leaders engage in dysfunctional political tactics that have brought our democracy, and our economy, to its knees. This doesn’t bode well for our nation’s future.

Tax Benefits for Higher Education

October 27, 2011 | Uncategorized

With annual college expenses running as high as $50,000, CPAs should be aware of the opportunities the IRS offers taxpayers for 2011. Although, dollar for dollar, credits are usually the preferred choice, CPAs should help taxpayers review the requirements and limitations of both credits and deductions and choose the method that will best minimize their tax liabilities.

Technical note: an assessment of practicing reflection in teaching the concepts for Engineering Statistics

October 23, 2011 | Uncategorized

In my high school years, I used to be a below average performer in Math and consistently had to struggle even to pass the exams in Math. Since a lot of emphasis is given to Math at my home and in my family circle, a student who is poor in this subject is considered to be an under achiever and a failure. Hence, amidst this pressure to prove myself as a successful student, I struggled to do whatever I could to prove myself to get a passing grade in Math.

Virtual enterprise: transforming entrepreneurship education

September 20, 2011 | Uncategorized

Entrepreneurship education is ripe for utilizing experiential learning methods. Experiential methods are best learned when there is constant immersion into the subject matter. One such transformative learning methodology is Virtual Enterprise (VE).

Examining the antecedents of work connectivity behavior during non-work time

September 20, 2011 | Uncategorized

In this study, we draw from human agency theory to develop the construct of work-related connectivity behavior during non-work time, and conduct a survey to investigate the organizational and individual antecedents of this behavior.

Working Text

August 23, 2011 | Uncategorized

It can be hard to excel at writing when it’s hard to even speak the language. Working Text: Teaching Deaf and Second Language Students to be Better Writers emphasizes the value of literacy and analyzing texts to understand to become better writers.