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Aspects of Digital Change

Digital change is a notoriously difficult endeavour to undertake. The public sector has engaged in many projects to embrace digitalisation. These include projects in health and social care, the benefits system, EU farm subsidy payments and child support payments, to name a few. Project timescales and budgets are over-run and aspect...

Mechanisms of Cross-Boundary Learning

This book reveals the mechanism through which adults learn through boundary-crossing experiences. Boundary crossing, though defined in various ways, refers to activities in which persons belonging to different organizations collaborate in a context different from their workplace. While boundary crossing attracts researchers and pra...

Developments in Management Science in Engineering 2018

Management science in engineering (MSE) is playing an increasingly important role in modern society. In particular, the development of efficient and innovative managerial tools has significantly influenced the research progress of management science in engineering. This book identifies the main research categories of MSE, and evalu...

Ordinary Chondrites from North-East India

The study of meteorites is wide-ranging, leading into many areas of technology and science. This book provides insights into the meteorites that fall and are found in the North-eastern region of India, and will appeal to the reader interested in the spectroscopic studies of planetary materials. It focuses on basic findings using Ra...

Blockchain in Data Analytics

Blockchain technology facilitates a decentralized database where business is rendered transparent without the involvement of middlemen. The first use of this technology was its application in digital currency (bitcoin). However, other potential uses of blockchain are yet to be explored. It is expected to have a major impact on cybe...

Informational Linguistics

This book offers a systematic and multilayered description of the innovative scientific paradigm of informational linguistics. Today, communication is successful only as far as it is supported by the interpretation, representation and modeling of information. As such, informational knowledge is in high demand, particularly in the f...

Mahatma Gandhi in Cinema

This book analyses 100 years of Hindi cinema, India’s principal film industry, to explore how much space it has given to Mahatma Gandhi, the most prominent leader of the Indian struggle for freedom, and his principles.It compares films on Gandhi with the written literature on him, and juxtaposes the celluloid Gandhi with the man wh...

Empowering the Visibility of Croatian Cultural Heritage through the Digital Humanities

This volume brings together selected papers covering topics related to the contemporary cultural heritage research framework within the field of Digital Humanities (DH). Intended for scholars, students and practitioners, the book provides the reader with insights into the description and access, and digitization of cultural heritag...

Pedagogies of Difference and Desire in Professional Learning

Social media form an increasingly important aspect of the lives of professionals in many occupations, both as opportunities to acquire and exchange information and as places to find or create a supportive community. In much of the existing writing on professionals’ use of social media, there is a tendency to adopt either a position...

Methodological Approaches to STEM Education Research Volume 1

This book addresses the constantly changing nature of the methodologies that underpin educational research in mathematics, science, health and environmental education. This is a constantly shifting landscape that educational researchers need to engage with in order for research to continue to impact educational practice. One of the...

Information Resource Science

This book is devoted to a new scientific research area termed ‘Information Resource Science’. The majority of previous publications about information resources are simply a description of new research and developments or a marketing presentation of information resources. As such, while applicative knowledge about information resour...

John P.L. Roberts, the CBC/Radio Canada, and Art Music

This book examines the impact of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio Canada (CBC/SRC) on the development of art music in Canada during the broadcaster’s first fifty years (1936-1986). In so doing, it investigates the achievement of one man: John Peter Lee Roberts. Born in Australia, he arrived in Canada in 1955, and...
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