Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes. This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation. While widening participation policies and outcomes in developed countries are more widely documented, the policies, achievements, and challenges in other countries such as Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Africa and Palestine are not so widely disseminated. Therefore, the ‘untold stories’ of policies and outcomes of widening participation are a key part of this book. The chapters are organised according to three overarching themes, which include national and transnational studies of the history of widening participation and current policies; inclusive learning and academic outcomes; and socioeconomic structures, concepts and theories.
engages prominent academics, earlier career researchers, and research students
provides a wide range of topics related to widening participation
explores social and economic impact of widening student participation
presents untold stories of widening participation in developing countries experiencing growth in youth population
How Banff National Park Became a Hydroelectric Storage Reservoir Vol. 5
Armstrong, Christopher; Nelles, H. V.
University of Calgary Press, 2013.
Título de la serie/colección:Energy, Ecology, and the Environment series. ISSN 1919-7144,
ISBNs9781552386347 9781552386361 9781552386378
Colección: Directory of Open Access Books
Resumen (en inglés): This engaging book explores how the need for electricity at the turn of the century affected and shaped Banff National Park. Today's conservationists and energy researchers will find much to think about in this tale of Alberta's early need for electricity, entrepreneurial greed, debates over aboriginal ownership of the river, moving park boundaries to accommodate hydro-electric initiatives, the importance of water for tourism, rural electrification, and the ultimate diversion to coal-produced electricity. It is also a lively national story, involving the irrepressible and impetuous Max Aitkin (later Lord Beaverbook), R.B. Bennett (local legal advisor and later prime minister), and a series of local politicians and bureaucrats whose contributions confuse and conflate issues along the way.
The only book available on the market that addresses and discusses in-depth forensic analysis of Windows systems. Windows Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit takes the reader to a whole new, undiscovered level of forensic analysis for Windows systems, providing unique information and resources not available anywhere else. This book covers both live and post-mortem response collection and analysis methodologies, addressing material that is applicable to law enforcement, the federal government, students, and consultants. This book also brings this material to the doorstep of system administrators, who are often the front line troops when an incident occurs, but due to staffing and budgets do not have the necessary knowledge to effectively respond.
All disc-based content for this title is now available on the Web.
Angela Orebaugh, Gilbert Ramirez, Josh Burke, Larry Pesce, Joshua Wright and Greg Morris
Resumen (en inglés): Ethereal is the #2 most popular open source security tool used by system administrators and security professionals. This all new book builds on the success of Syngress’ best-selling book Ethereal Packet Sniffing.
This book provides complete information and step-by-step Instructions for analyzing protocols and network traffic on Windows, Unix or Mac OS X networks. First, readers will learn about the types of sniffers available today and see the benefits of using Ethereal. Readers will then learn to install Ethereal in multiple environments including Windows, Unix and Mac OS X as well as building Ethereal from source and will also be guided through Ethereal’s graphical user interface. The following sections will teach readers to use command-line options of Ethereal as well as using Tethereal to capture live packets from the wire or to read saved capture files. This section also details how to import and export files between Ethereal and WinDump, Snort, Snoop, Microsoft Network Monitor, and EtherPeek. The book then teaches the reader to master advanced tasks such as creating sub-trees, displaying bitfields in a graphical view, tracking requests and reply packet pairs as well as exclusive coverage of MATE, Ethereal’s brand new configurable upper level analysis engine. The final section to the book teaches readers to enable Ethereal to read new Data sources, program their own protocol dissectors, and to create and customize Ethereal reports.
Ethereal is the #2 most popular open source security tool, according to a recent study conducted by insecure.org
Syngress' first Ethereal book has consistently been one of the best selling security books for the past 2 years
The companion Web site for the book provides readers with dozens of open source security tools and working scripts
Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske, James A. Holdnack and Aurelio Prifitera
Academic Press, 2016.
Resumen (en inglés):
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale is the most widely used intelligence test for children worldwide. WISC-V introduces new subtests, composite scores, process scores, error scores, and scaled scores as a more complex and accurate means of assessing cognitive abilities. WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation provides practical information for clinicians on selection of subtest measures, administration, and interpretation.
New subtests are described along with tips for accurate administration and scoring. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors, and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and each primary index score, along with evidence of the profound influence of parental attitudes and expectations. Several other societal and contextual factors relevant to understanding racial/ethnic differences are presented. Two chapters review use of the WISC-V for identifying learning disabilities, testing of individuals with dyslexia, and best-practice recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and intervention. Concluding chapters describe advances in the Q-interactive system platform allowing administration of the WISC-V on iPads and other tablets and how clinicians can tailor assessment using select WISC-V subtests and features.
Authored by the creators of the WISC-V
Describes the new subtests, revised test structure, and test extensions
Advises clinicians on test selection and custom tailoring of assessment measures
Provides best practice recommendations for accurate administration and scoring
Addresses electronic administration via tablets and comparison to print scores
Reviews social/contextual factors for understanding racial/ethnic differences
Translates scores to predict behaviors and identify child strengths and weaknesses
Suggests interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers