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Screenshot (Point Paperbacks)

By Donna Cooner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Isbn : 0545904005
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 915
  • File Pdf: screenshot.pdf

Book Summary:

We are launching our exciting new Point Paperbacks imprint with this novel from acclaimed author Donna Cooner, about the way we live our lives -- and lies -- on social media. Skye's social media game is always on point. Until her best friend, Asha, films an embarrassing video of Skye at a sleepover and posts it online. But Asha quickly deletes the post, so everything's okay. Right?Then Skye gets an anonymous message. Someone has texted her a screenshot from the video. This person threatens to share the shocking photo online . . . unless Skye does whatever they say. Skye's perfect image -- and privacy -- are suddenly in jeopardy. What will Skye do to keep the screenshot under wraps? And who is trying to ruin her life?

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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Computer Science - Programming, grade: 1, University of Vienna (Information Systems), language: English, abstract: JAssign is a Java-based application to assign students to topics of a university course according to their individual preferences used for ranking these topics. Interaction with the program can be conducted over a graphical user interface based on Swing which allows importing, exporting or modifying the data and setting constraints for the optimization process. This bachelor thesis documents the architecture and main functionality of the application. It also provides a basic description of Java 's Swing toolkit.

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  • File Pdf: english-mandarin-chinese-dictionary.pdf

Book Summary:

This practical dictionary of the Mandarin Chinese language contains over 43,000 entries in a concise, easy-to-use format. The direction of the translation is from English to Mandarin Chinese. It offers a broad vocabulary from all areas as well as numerous idioms for holidays or for use as a classic reference work.

Online Harassment

By Jennifer Golbeck
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319785834
  • Pages : 268
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 359
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Online Harassment is one of the most serious problems in social media. To address it requires understanding the forms harassment takes, how it impacts the targets, who harasses, and how technology that stands between users and social media can stop harassers and protect users. The field of Human-Computer Interaction provides a unique set of tools to address this challenge. This book brings together experts in theory, socio-technical systems, network analysis, text analysis, and machine learning to present a broad set of analyses and applications that improve our understanding of the harassment problem and how to address it. This book tackles the problem of harassment by addressing it in three major domains. First, chapters explore how harassment manifests, including extensive analysis of the Gamer Gate incident, stylistic features of different types of harassment, how gender differences affect misogynistic harassment. Then, we look at the results of harassment, including how it drives people offline and the impacts it has on targets. Finally, we address techniques for mitigating harassment, both through automated detection and filtering and interface options that users control. Together, many branches of HCI come together to provide a comprehensive look at the phenomenon of online harassment and to advance the field toward effective human-oriented solutions.

Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies

By Amanda Sikarskie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 135004251X
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Design
  • Reads : 730
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Are you a researcher struggling to mine and make sense of a mountain of fashion data? Are you interested in learning about how digital methods and tools could enhance your research? Have you thought about ways to spark and engage in academic conversations on social media? Have you wondered how digital technologies are internationalizing the field of fashion and textile studies? Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies presents the reader with a variety of digital methodologies to help build skills in searching for, analyzing, and discussing vintage design, photography, and writing on fashion, as well as historic and ethnographic dress and textile objects themselves. Each chapter focuses upon a different method, problem, or research site, including: - Maximalism and mixed-methods approaches to research - Searching large databases effectively - Pattern recognition and visual searching. - Critical reading, use, and citation of social media texts - Digital ethnography and shopping as research - Data visualization and mapping - Images in the public domain From advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students working on research projects to veteran professionals in fashion and textile history and beyond, everyone can benefit from a diverse set of fresh approaches to conducting and disseminating research. In the current age of instant gratification, with users snapping and posting images from runway shows long before the clothes will ever appear instores, the world of fashion is increasingly digital and fast-paced. Research on fashion is, too. Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies will help you keep up in this rapidly changing world.

Make the Most of Your Studies: A Case Study and Web Usability Study Using the Collaborative Virtual Learning Environment Moodle

By Syndia Lengyel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Isbn : 3640706293
  • Pages : 255
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 873
  • File Pdf: make-the-most-of-your-studies.pdf

Book Summary:

Master's Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject Information Management, grade: A, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, language: English, abstract: The overall aim of this study was to draw-up recommendations on how the collaborative virtual learning environment ‘Moodle’ could be integrated and embedded more effectively in the studies of postgraduate Oil & Gas related courses at The Robert Gordon University. A single intrinsic case study approach was chosen. Data was collected using usability testing and observation, interviews, questionnaires, Freedom of Information Requests and additional data sources such as relevant conferences and secondary research for literature review. Background information was provided by introducing the University’s infrastructure, relevant student demographics related to the investigated module ‘Business Essentials’ and analysing the Moodle implementation. By focussing on students’ and academics’ information needs, an evaluation of current processes and setups within the University’s network and Moodle was undertaken. Navigation and consistency as core usability issues were investigated and examples of a potential re-design provided. The e-learning aspect was evaluated by investigating interactivity in ‘Business Essentials’. By adapting existing learning content, a demonstration of using Moodle feature in the investigated module was given. Additionally, challenges and opportunities outside the Moodle environment were identified. Within the analysis recommendations were made as appropriate in the relevant sections. Key findings of this study were that usability issues need to be addressed in order to provide meaningful information to individual user groups. Furthermore, existing Moodle features need to support interactive learning and address students’ learning style. Additionally, staff training regarding Moodle features, e-learning facilitation and search skills needs to be addressed. Finally, it was found that the University would benefit from establishing a Knowledge Management strategy. A summary of recommendation was detailed in a separate chapter.

Networking of Theories as a Research Practice in Mathematics Education

By Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs,Susanne Prediger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319053892
  • Pages : 329
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 591
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How can we deal with the diversity of theories in mathematics education? This was the main question that led the authors of this book to found the Networking Theories Group. Starting from the shared assumption that the existence of different theories is a resource for mathematics education research, the authors have explored the possibilities of interactions between theories, such as contrasting, coordinating, and locally integrating them. The book explains and illustrates what it means to network theories; it presents networking as a challenging but fruitful research practice and shows how the Group dealt with this challenge considering five theoretical approaches, namely the approach of Action, Production, and Communication (APC), the Theory of Didactical Situations (TDS), the Anthropological Theory of the Didactic (ATD), the approach of Abstraction in Context (AiC), and the Theory of Interest-Dense Situations (IDS). A synthetic presentation of each theory and their connections shows how the activity of networking generates questions at the theoretical, methodological and practical levels and how the work on these questions leads to both theoretical and practical progress. The core of the book consists of four new networking case studies which illustrate what exactly can be gained by this approach and what kind of difficulties might arise.

Hitchcock and Contemporary Art

By C. Sprengler
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 0230392164
  • Pages : 201
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 410
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Book Summary:

Hitchcock and Contemporary Art introduces readers to the fascinating and diverse range of artistic practices devoted to Alfred Hitchcock's films. His works have the capacity to activate sophisticated engagements with Hitchcock's films and cinema more generally, tackling issues of time and space, memory and history, and sound and image.

Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Features

By Cay S. Horstmann
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Isbn : 0135167396
  • Pages : 960
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 590
  • File Pdf: core-java-volume-ii-advanced-features.pdf

Book Summary:

The #1 Guide to Advanced Java Programming, Fully Updated for Java 11 Core Java has long been recognized as the leading, no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications. Now, Core Java, Volume II—Advanced Features, Eleventh Edition, has been updated for Java 11, with up-to-date coverage of advanced UI and enterprise programming, networking, security, and Java’s powerful new module system. Cay S. Horstmann explores sophisticated new language and library features with the depth and completeness that readers expect from Core Java. He demonstrates how to use these features to build professional-quality applications, using thoroughly tested examples that reflect modern Java style and best practices, including modularization. Horstmann’s examples are carefully crafted for easy understanding and maximum practical value, so you can consistently use them to jump-start your own code. Master advanced techniques, idioms, and best practices for writing superior Java code Take full advantage of modern Java I/O APIs, object serialization, and regular expressions Efficiently connect to network services, implement network clients and servers, and harvest web data Query databases and manage database connections with the latest version of JDBC Simplify all aspects of date and time programming with the Java Date and Time API Write internationalized programs that localize dates, times, numbers, text, and GUIs Process code in three powerful ways: the scripting API, compiler API, and annotation processing Learn how to migrate legacy code to the Java Platform Module System Leverage the modern Java security features most valuable to application programmers Program advanced client-side user interfaces, and generate images on the server Use JNI to interoperate with native C code See Core Java, Volume I—Fundamentals, Eleventh Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-13-516630-7), for expert coverage of fundamental Java and UI programming, including objects, generics, collections, lambda expressions, Swing design, concurrency, and functional programming. Register your book for convenient access to downloads, updates, and/or corrections as they become available. See inside book for details.