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Disparities in the Academy

By Veronica P.S. Njie-Carr,Yolanda Flores Niemann,Phyllis W. Sharps
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  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Isbn : 1646106415
  • Pages : 296
  • Category : Education
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Disparities in the Academy : Accounting for the Elephant By: Veronica P.S. Njie-Carr, Yolanda Flores Niemann, & Phyllis W. Sharps The experientially-based narratives in Disparities in the Academy: Accounting for the Elephant center on the importance of addressing inequities associated with sexism, racism, and their intersectionalities, which blatantly thrive in academia today. The authors’ recommended actions will facilitate the success and quality of professional and personal lives of members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic faculty, staff, and students in academic settings, especially in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. In particular, Disparities in the Academy: Accounting for the Elephant focuses on nursing faculty and students whose racial/ethnic groups are least represented in their respective academic fields. Disparities in the Academy: Accounting for the Elephant transcends today’s rhetoric on the need for “diversity” in colleges and universities that typically relies on increasing representation of demographic differences in the workplace. As the authors in this book bravely make clear, increasing numbers is but a first step to addressing negative educational contexts rife with implicit biases, disrespect, in-group favoritism, bullying, poor mentoring, and devaluation of intellectual contributions, minimization of intellectual capacity, tokenism, cronyism, and cultural taxation. True inclusion is about being heard, respected, valued, and included, with equitable access and opportunity. Toward that end, meaningful inclusion necessitates structural changes in policies and processes that maintain the inequitable status quo. Disparities in the Academy: Accounting for the Elephant is an inspirational call to make visible the disparities, while providing recommendations and best practice models that will produce social change and equity in the academic world.

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By Stuart Gibbs
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1534443800
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 437
  • File Pdf: spy-school-revolution.pdf

Book Summary:

In the eighth book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley faces the Croatoan—a new evil organization that’s so mysterious, the only proof it exists is from the American Revolution. With SPYDER defeated, Ben Ripley is looking forward to his life getting back to normal, or as normal as possible when you’re a superspy in training. Until someone bombs the CIA conference room next door. To Ben’s astonishment, the attacker is none other than Erica Hale, the spy-in-training he respects more than any other. His mission: prove Erica is not a double agent working against the US, locate the fabled colonial-era insurgent group that’s blackmailing her, figure out what their devious plot is, and thwart it. But this time, Ben finds himself up against opponents he has never encountered before: his own friends. How can he succeed when he doesn’t even know who he can trust?

The Plaid Collection

By Ally Carter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 1484700244
  • Pages : 832
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 201
  • File Pdf: the-plaid-collection.pdf

Book Summary:

Most people know the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women as a school for the elite???manicured lawns, limo-lined driveway, and the best faculty in the country. But they have no idea what really goes on behind the ivy, or what the brochures mean by "exceptional"???that the Gallagher Academy is actually a highly classified school for spies. The Gallagher Girls may be prodigies in espionage, but there are some mysteries even a genius I.Q. and serious combat skills can't help solve???like how to keep your heart undercover???. Join CIA legacy Cammie Morgan and her fellow spies-in-training as they take their covert talents from the classroom to the field. This eBook collection includes the first three books in the Gallagher Girls series: I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You, Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy, and Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover.

Conduct Unbecoming

By Randy Shilts
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1497683157
  • Pages : 793
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 211
  • File Pdf: conduct-unbecoming.pdf

Book Summary:

“A thoroughly researched and engrossingly readable history” of gay men and women in the American armed forces by the author of And the Band Played On (The New York Times Book Review). Published during the same year the American military instituted Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and eighteen years before President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct Unbecoming is a landmark work of social justice and a searing indictment of the military establishment’s historic bigotry toward its gay servicemen and women. Randy Shilts’s eye-opening book describes the bravery, both exceptional and everyday, not only of gay soldiers throughout history, but also of gay men and women serving in our modern military. With each anecdote and investigation, Shilts systematically dismantles the arguments against allowing gays to serve in the military. At once a history of the American military and an account of the gay rights movement, Conduct Unbecoming is a remarkable testament to the progress achieved for gays in the military—and a revealing look at how far we have yet to go.

Gorilla Tactics (Dr. Critchlore's School for Minions #2)

By Sheila Grau,Joe Sutphin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Isbn : 1613128932
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 370
  • File Pdf: gorilla-tactics.pdf

Book Summary:

The second book in this hilarious, illustrated series cracks the imaginative world of minions wide open, and we meet the other schools and Evil Overlords that surround Dr. Critchlore’s. Runt Higgins needs answers, fast. Someone cursed him to die on his sixteenth birthday, but no one seems to know who cursed him or why. Runt decides he must find the Great Library, where all true knowledge is hidden. Unfortunately, the only people who know the location of the Great Library are a covert network of librarian-spies who’d rather die than give up the Library’s secrets. And when one of Runt’s professors is attacked, it soon becomes clear that others are also out to find the Library at any cost. Meanwhile, Runt’s not the only one whose days are numbered. To save the floundering school from an inevitable sale, Dr. Critchlore takes some desperate measures. His master plan to save the school: a fashion show.

Secrecy

By Amabel Daniels
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Amabel Daniels
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 893
  • File Pdf: secrecy.pdf

Book Summary:

Before Layla Holden can start her freshman year at Coltin High, she receives an unexpected invitation to attend a private school she's never heard of. She doesn't hesitate to accept, eager to escape the close-minded small town where she's been taunted and teased for seeing otherworldly creatures. Anywhere has to be better than home. Yet she's only permitted to go if she brings her twin sister Sabine along for the ride. Inside the walls of the castle-like fortress on the isolated campus, the girls find many secrets and hidden mysteries. Layla's never shied from challenges and is determined to pass her first year. However, with more unusual and bigger monsters lurking at the school, she struggles to keep her ability a secret. On top of the pressure to succeed in the competitive school, she also attracts the attention of a new student, Flynn Madsen. He's not the only one who's curious about her, but he seems to have the same gift of sensing these supernatural beings. In a new school, it's impossible to know who to trust and what to believe. By keeping her own secrets closely guarded, Layla has to have faith in herself. Not her bookish roomie, not the cute new boy who seems too curious about her. Because sometimes holding your own secrets can overpower the need to unravel others--a fine balance of controlling your fears or letting them destroy you.

Writers, Readers, and Reputations

By Philip Waller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Isbn : 0191518697
  • Pages : 1181
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 563
  • File Pdf: writers-readers-and-reputations.pdf

Book Summary:

Charles Dickens died in 1870, the same year in which universal elementary education was introduced. During the following generation a mass reading public emerged, and the term 'best-seller' was coined. In new and cheap editions Dickens's stories sold hugely, but these were progressively outstripped in quantity by the likes of Hall Caine and Marie Corelli, Charles Garvice and Nat Gould. Who has now heard of these writers? Yet Hall Caine, for one, boasted of having made more money from his pen than any previous author. This book presents a panoramic view of literary life in Britain over half a century from 1870 to 1918, teasing out authors' relations with the reading public and tracing how reputations were made and unmade. It surveys readers' habits, the book trade, popular literary magazines and the role of reviewers, and examines the construction of a classical canon by critics concerned about the supposed corruption of popular taste. Certain writers were elevated as national heroes, yet Britain drew its writers from abroad as well as from home. Authors became stars and celebrities, and a literary tourism grew around their haunts. They advertised products from cigarettes to toothpaste; they were fashion-conscious and promoted themsevles via profiles, interviews, and carefully posed photographs; they went on lecture tours to America; and their names were pushed by a new professional breed: the literary agent. Some angled for knighthoods, even peerages, and cut a figure in high society and London clubland. They debated public issues of the day and campaigned on all manner of things from questions of faith and women's rights to censorship and conscription. During the Great War they penned propaganda. Meanwhile the cinema was developing to challenge the supremacy of the written word over the imagination. Authors took to that too, as an opportunity for new adventure. Writers, Readers, and Reputations is richly entertaining and informative, amounting to a collective biography of a generation of writers and their world.

Spy School Goes South

By Stuart Gibbs
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1481477870
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 320
  • File Pdf: spy-school-goes-south.pdf

Book Summary:

In the sixth book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben is taken to Mexico by his nemesis in the hopes that he’ll finally be able to take down SPYDER. Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has been caught in the snares of SPYDER more than once and knows well enough to be suspicious of anything that seems too good to be true—despite needing special tutoring in advanced survival techniques. So when Murray Hill finally breaks his silence with an offer to hand over the SPYDER elite, Ben knows that there must be something going on. But his hesitation doesn’t stop the assignment. The mission: Follow Murray Hill to an undisclosed location with no one else but Erica Hale to identify SPYDER leadership. However, as Ben suspected, nothing goes as planned, and what should be an easy mission quickly turns deadly. Ben and Erica will have to face rogue agents, trained killers, and even very hungry crocodiles in a race against the clock to find out what SPYDER is up to this time—and thwart their evil plans.

Data Mining and Big Data

By Ying Tan,Yuhui Shi,Albert Zomaya,Hongyang Yan,Jun Cai
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 9811674760
  • Pages : 501
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 769
  • File Pdf: data-mining-and-big-data.pdf

Book Summary:

This two-volume set, CCIS 1453 and CCIS 1454, constitutes refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Data Mining and Big Data, DMBD 2021, held in Guangzhou, China, in October 2021. The 57 full papers and 28 short papers presented in this two-volume set were carefully reviewed and selected from 258 submissions. The papers present the latest research on advantages in theories, technologies, and applications in data mining and big data. The volume covers many aspects of data mining and big data as well as intelligent computing methods applied to all fields of computer science, machine learning, data mining and knowledge discovery, data science, etc.

Only the Good Spy Young

By Ally Carter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 1423143698
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 963
  • File Pdf: only-the-good-spy-young.pdf

Book Summary:

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the New York Times best-selling Gallagher Girls series with this new edition, f eaturing an exclusive new epilogue from Ally Carter ! When Cammie Morgan enrolled at the Gallagher Academy, she knew she was preparing for the dangerous life of a spy. What she didn't know was that the serious, real-life danger would start during her junior year of high school. But that's exactly what happened two months ago when Cammie faced off against an ancient terrorist organization dead set on kidnapping her. Now the danger follows her everywhere, and even Cammie "The Chameleon" can't hide. When a terrifying encounter in London reveals that one of her most-trusted allies is actually a rogue double-agent, Cammie no longer knows if she can trust her classmates, her teachers—or even her own heart. Now the Gallagher Girls must hack, spy, steal, and lie their way to the truth as they discover that the key to Cammie's future may lie deep in the past.