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Interactive Storytelling by Ido A Iurgel

Title Interactive Storytelling
Author Ido A Iurgel
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release 2009-11-24
Category Computers
Total Pages 360
ISBN 3642106420
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The rich programme of ICIDS 2009, comprising invited talks, technical pres- tations and posters, demonstrations, and co-located post-conference workshops clearly underscores the event’s status as premier international meeting in the domain. It thereby con?rms the decision taken by the Constituting Committee of the conference series to take the step forward: out of the national cocoons of its precursors, ICVS and TIDSE, and towards an itinerant platform re?ecting its global constituency. This move re?ects the desire and the will to take on the challenge to stay on the lookout, critically re?ect upon and integrate views and ideas,?ndingsandexperiences,andtopromoteinterdisciplinaryexchange,while ensuring overall coherence and maintaining a sense of direction. This is a signi?cant enterprise: The challenges sought are multifarious and must be addressed consistently at all levels. The desire to involve all research communitiesandstakeholdersmustbematchedbyacknowledgingthedi?erences in established practises and by providing suitable means of guidance and int- duction, exposition and direct interaction at the event itself and of lasting (and increasingly:living) documentation, of which the present proceedings are but an important part.

Visual Storytelling with D3 by Ritchie S. King

Title Visual Storytelling with D3
Author Ritchie S. King
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
Release 2014-08-23
Category Computers
Total Pages 288
ISBN 0133439658
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Master D3, Today’s Most Powerful Tool for Visualizing Data on the Web Data-driven graphics are everywhere these days, from websites and mobile apps to interactive journalism and high-end presentations. Using D3, you can create graphics that are visually stunning and powerfully effective. Visual Storytelling with D3 is a hands-on, full-color tutorial that teaches you to design charts and data visualizations to tell your story quickly and intuitively, and that shows you how to wield the powerful D3 JavaScript library. Drawing on his extensive experience as a professional graphic artist, writer, and programmer, Ritchie S. King walks you through a complete sample project—from conception through data selection and design. Step by step, you’ll build your skills, mastering increasingly sophisticated graphical forms and techniques. If you know a little HTML and CSS, you have all the technical background you’ll need to master D3. This tutorial is for web designers creating graphics-driven sites, services, tools, or dashboards; online journalists who want to visualize their content; researchers seeking to communicate their results more intuitively; marketers aiming to deepen their connections with customers; and for any data visualization enthusiast. Coverage includes Identifying a data-driven story and telling it visually Creating and manipulating beautiful graphical elements with SVG Shaping web pages with D3 Structuring data so D3 can easily visualize it Using D3’s data joins to connect your data to the graphical elements on a web page Sizing and scaling charts, and adding axes to them Loading and filtering data from external standalone datasets Animating your charts with D3’s transitions Adding interactivity to visualizations, including a play button that cycles through different views of your data Finding D3 resources and getting involved in the thriving online D3 community About the Website All of this book’s examples are available at ritchiesking.com/book, along with video tutorials, updates, supporting material, and even more examples, as they become available.

Entertainment Computing ICEC 2009 by Stéphane Natkin

Title Entertainment Computing ICEC 2009
Author Stéphane Natkin
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release 2009-08-28
Category Computers
Total Pages 341
ISBN 3642040519
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2009, held in Paris, France, in September 2009, under the auspices of IFIP. The 14 revised long papers, 19 short papers and 23 poster papers and demos presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 105 submissions for inclusion in the book. The papers cover all main domains of entertainment computing, from interactive music to games, taking a wide range of scientific domains from aesthetic to computer science.

Title Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Author Kaye Price
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release 2015-07-03
Category Education
Total Pages
ISBN 1316381455
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The second edition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the unique environment they will face when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. This book enables future teachers to understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education within a social, cultural and historical context and uses compelling stories and practical strategies to empower both student and teacher. Updated with the Australian Curriculum in mind, this is a unique textbook written by highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with a powerful anecdote from the author, connecting the classroom to real-world issues. This updated edition has also been expanded to include information on fostering the unique talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people and allows the reader to reflect on classroom practices throughout.

Title Oral Storytelling and Teaching Mathematics
Author Michael Schiro
Publisher SAGE
Release 2004-03-19
Category Education
Total Pages 268
ISBN 9780761930105
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Oral Storytelling and Teaching Mathematics contains two case studies of teachers telling epic oral stories to teach math to elementary and middle school students. The book also includes theoretical discussions of essential elements of oral storytelling, multicultural education, how oral storytelling can help children who have difficulty learning mathematics, and mathematical problem solving. This book significantly extends two pedagogical movements that have recently influenced mathematics teaching: the use of physical manipulatives and visual imagery and the use of children's literature. It takes a giant leap in leaving behind the written word for oral language and integrating serious mathematical explorations with fantasy.

Title Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling
Author Chris Crawford
Publisher New Riders
Release 2012-12-12
Category Computers
Total Pages 408
ISBN 0133119637
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

As a game designer or new media storyteller, you know that the story is critical to the success of your project. Telling that story interactively is an even greater challenge, one that involves approaching the story from many angles. Here to help you navigate and open your mind to more creative ways of producing your stories is the authority on interactive design and a longtime game development guru, Chris Crawford. To help you in your quest for the truly interactive story, Crawford provides a solid sampling of what works and doesn't work, and how to apply the lessons to your own storytelling projects. After laying out the fundamental ideas behind interactive storytelling and explaining some of the misconceptions that have crippled past efforts, the book delves into all the major systems that go into interactive storytelling: personality models, actors, props, stages, fate, verbs, history books, and more. Crawford also covers the Storytron technology he has been working on for several years, an engine that runs interactive electonic storyworlds, giving readers a first-hand look into practical storytelling methods.

Title Entertainment Computing ICEC 2014
Author Yusuf Pisan
Publisher Springer
Release 2014-09-24
Category Computers
Total Pages 248
ISBN 366245212X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2014, held in Sydney, Australia, in October 2013. The 20 full papers, 6 short papers and 8 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 62 submissions. In addition to these papers, the program featured 3 demonstration papers, and 2 workshops. The papers cover various aspects of entertainment computing including authoring, development, use and evaluation of digital entertainment artefacts and processes.

Basic Math and Pre Algebra by Carolyn Wheater

Title Basic Math and Pre Algebra
Author Carolyn Wheater
Publisher Penguin
Release 2014-08-05
Category Mathematics
Total Pages 352
ISBN 1615645292
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When not used on a daily basis, basic math concepts are difficult to recall and use. When people plan to return to school, they must take entrance and placement exams with a significant math portion. Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra helps readers get back up to speed and relearn the primary concepts of mathematics, geometry, and pre-algebra so that they can pass entrance exams, such as the GED, ASVAB, and Praxis, as well as remedial math courses. Ideal for both students and parents, Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra will include a workbook component with practice problems to help reinforce the math concepts. In this book, readers get: - An introduction to positive and negative numbers and place values - A solid review of the four basic math operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division - Step-by-step guidance on how to understand and solve word problems - An explanation of the concepts of factors and multiples - Help in working with fractions, decimals, and percents - The basics of geometry - Weights, measures, and other practical applications of mathematics - How to create and interpret mathematical graphs - A grounding in statistics and probability - An introduction to algebraic concepts and problems, including expressions and equations

Title Learning Teaching from Experience
Author Viv Ellis
Publisher A&C Black
Release 2014-01-16
Category Education
Total Pages 288
ISBN 1472505174
Language English, Spanish, and French
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What do teachers learn 'on the job'? And how, if at all, do they learn from 'experience'? Leading researchers from the UK, Europe, the USA and Canada offer international, research-based perspectives on a central problem in policy-making and professional practice - the role that experience plays in learning to teach in schools. Experience is often weakly conceptualized in both policy and research, sometimes simply used as a proxy for 'time', in weeks and years, spent in a school classroom. The conceptualization of experience in a range of educational research traditions lies at the heart of this book, exemplified in a variety of empirical and theoretical studies. Distinctive perspectives to inform these studies include sociocultural psychology, the philosophy of education, school effectiveness, the sociology of education, critical pedagogy, activism and action research. However, no one theoretical perspective can claim privileged insight into what and how teachers learn from experience; rather, this is a matter for a truly educational investigation, one that is both close to practice and seeks to develop theory. At a time when policy-makers in many countries seek to make teacher education an entirely school-based activity, Learning Teaching from Experience offers an essential examination of the evidence-base, the traditions of inquiry - and the limits of those inquiries.

Title Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas
Author Sharon Kane
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Release 2017-07-05
Category
Total Pages
ISBN 135181267X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The 3rd Edition of Literacy & Learning in the Content Areas helps readers build the knowledge, motivation, tools, and confidence they need as they integrate literacy into their middle and high school content area classrooms. Its unique approach to teaching content area literacy actively engages preservice and practicing teachers in reading and writing and the very activities that they will use to teach literacy to their own studentsin middle and high school classrooms . Rather than passively learning about strategies for incorporating content area literacy activities, readers get hands-on experience in such techniques as mapping/webbing, anticipation guides, booktalks, class websites, and journal writing and reflection. Readers also learn how to integrate children's and young adult literature, primary sources, biographies, essays, poetry, and online content, communities, and websites into their classrooms. Each chapter offers concrete teaching examples and practical suggestions to help make literacy relevant to students' content area learning. Author Sharon Kane demonstrates how relevant reading, writing, speaking, listening, and visual learning activities can improve learning in content area subjects and at the same time help readers meet national content knowledge standards and benchmarks.