Monthly Archives: February 2014

Understanding Learning in Virtual Worlds

              Since the publication of the companion volume Researching Learning in Virtual Worlds in 2010, there has been a growth not only in the range and number of educational initiatives taking place in virtual worlds, but … Continue reading

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Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot: Object-Oriented Programming in Java with Games and Simulations

About This Product DESCRIPTION For introductory courses in Java Programming or Introduction to Computer Science.   The only textbook to teach Java programming using Greenfoot—this is “Serious Fun.” Programming doesn’t have to be dry and boring. This book teaches Java … Continue reading

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Introduction to Computing and Programming in Python, 3/E

        About This Product DESCRIPTION This unique book uses multimedia applications to motivate introductory computer science majors or non-majors. The book’s hands-on approach shows how programs can be used to build multimedia computer science applications that include … Continue reading

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Balanced Introduction to Computer Science, A, 3/E

            About This Product DESCRIPTION For Introduction to Computing and the Web courses in departments of Math and Computer Science. This thoughtfully written text uses the Internet as a central theme, studying its history, technology, … Continue reading

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Perceptual Computing: Aiding People in Making Subjective Judgments

  Description Explains for the first time how “computing with words” can aid in making subjective judgmentsLotfi Zadeh, the father of fuzzy logic, coined the phrase “computing with words” (CWW) to describe a methodology in which the objects of computation … Continue reading

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Information Security and Risk Management

                Description This new text provides students the knowledge and skills they will need to compete for and succeed in the information security roles they will encounter straight out of college.  This is … Continue reading

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Versatile Routing and Services with BGP: Understanding and Implementing BGP in SR-OS

          Description Design a robust BGP control plane within a secure, scalable network for smoother servicesA robust Border Gateway Protocol setup is vital to ensuring reliable connectivity, an essential capability for any organization. The Internet has … Continue reading

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Othermindedness The Emergence of Network Culture

        Michael Joyce’s new collection continues to examine the connections between the poles of art and instruction, writing and teaching in the form of what Joyce has called theoretical narratives, pieces that are both narratives of theory … Continue reading

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A Practical Guide to Using Computers in Language Teaching

          Description Teachers faced with integrating computers into a second language curriculum will appreciate this helpful, straightforward resource. Unlike the existing scholarly and theoretical texts on computer-assisted language learning (CALL), A Practical Guide to Using Computers in … Continue reading

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The First Electronic Computer

            Description This is the story of the electronic computer that launched the computer revolution, a machine completed in 1942 by John Atanasoff but one he left behind in Iowa for war research in Washington. … Continue reading

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