Reflections on Learning Life and WorkReflections on Learning Life and Work

On reflection I recall the Study Lab, also affectionately named 'The Cave' (or the Den or even the Dungeon), ... I decided to visualise a disturbing event that had just occurred one Saturday night on the Grovedale school sports oval.

Author: Maureen Ryan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789462090255


Page: 284

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This book records the stories of doctoral study experiences of the twenty-two writers. These research degree experiences are embedded in the lives and careers of the writers and the twenty-two distinctive projects draw from those individual lives and careers. The authors write about meeting the continuing demands of older and younger family members and of their struggles with ill health and work place demands while working through their studies. There is also the joy of coming to see themselves and being seen as research scholars and supporting and celebrating with others as they move through candidature proposals and ethics applications to graduation. Apart from the stories that bring the writers to their particular projects and that colour their individual journeys, storying methodology is most often selected for the research, all of which is undertaken within the arts, humanities and education. Phenomenology, narrative, ethnography are central to most of the studies and the detailed accounts of each research topic, methods and outcomes locate each of the research projects in rich bodies of knowledge. Valued writers and readers in these fields, Mary Beattie and Elaine Martin have read each reflection and provided in turn a foreword and an afterword which bookend the volume and further enrich these reflections on learning, life and work.

Descartes s Mathematical ThoughtDescartes s Mathematical Thought

As to the first oval , he states the following : Besides this , for each of these ovals we must consider two ... the angles of reflection will be unequal , as will be the angles of refraction , and can be measured in the same way .

Author: C. Sasaki

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402017464


Page: 526

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Covering both the history of mathematics and of philosophy, Descartes's Mathematical Thought reconstructs the intellectual career of Descartes most comprehensively and originally in a global perspective including the history of early modern China and Japan. Especially, it shows what the concept of "mathesis universalis" meant before and during the period of Descartes and how it influenced the young Descartes. In fact, it was the most fundamental mathematical discipline during the seventeenth century, and for Descartes a key notion which may have led to his novel mathematics of algebraic analysis.

Flash 3D Cheats Most WantedFlash 3D Cheats Most Wanted

You'll add the reflection next. This is basically a distorted circle that has been tweaked to form the shape shown at right. With the Oval Tool (O), create a white oval on the reflection layer.

Author: Gerald YardFace

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430208143


Page: 268

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Those who are quite comfortable with Flash MX and know a little ActionScript, will enjoy this book. It provides detailed step-by-step tutorials, and boasts complete technical support from the friends of ED website.

Provability Computability and ReflectionProvability Computability and Reflection

The concept oval is—physiologically—built-in, in the sense that there are cells CN in the brain which are associated to neighborhoods N on the retina and which respond just in case suitable oval figures appear in N. Evidently this ...

Author: Lev D. Beklemishev

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080954847


Page: 978

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Provability, Computability and Reflection

Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers Focus On Series Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers Focus On Series

Now that the lighting has changed direction, we're able to see the soup in its entirety without the big white oval reflection. We're getting close, but we're not quite there yet. We're back to our backlighting angle, but this time we've ...

Author: Matt Armendariz

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136108853


Page: 160

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Sharing your kitchen concoctions on your personal food blog has never been as popular as it is right now, but if you've ever had trouble getting your tasty temptations to look like pretty plates on camera, you know how difficult it can be to take amazing pictures of food. Matt Armendariz, of Mattbites food blog fame, shares his experiences and best practices for creating wonderful food photos in Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers. Written specifically for you the blogger, Matt discusses the ins and outs of equipment, lighting, composition, propping, sparking your inspiration, and getting creative, all with what you have on hand at home! Learn how to avoid common pitfalls with foods that are notoriously camera shy, how to successfully snap your dinner at a restaurant as well as on your kitchen table, and how to style your food with what you have in your cupboards. He also includes advice on post-processing, posting, and protecting your prized images. As well as on his blog, Matt's photography has been featured in The Skinny Bitch Cookbook, on Martha Stewart, Paula Deen's Best Dishes, and Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen, along with numerous food magazines and newspapers. Let this seasoned blogger give your food photography the boost it needs to really make your readers salivate!

From Sound to SynapseFrom Sound to Synapse

Call the force that the columella normally exerts on the oval window Fo The energy transmitted to the oval window by one eardrum deflection of magnitude x is therefore Fox / 2 . With no reflections allowed , that must be the energy in ...

Author: C. Daniel Geisler

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195100255


Page: 410

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This comprehensive introduction to the functions of the mammalian ear describes the major steps by which sound is transformed into nerve impulses. The author leads the reader along the pathway followed by the acoustic signal. He starts with the collection of sound by the outer ear, proceeds to its transfer by the middle ear, and finally analyzes its modification in the inner ear, where the sound waves are transformed into nerve impulses. The book concludes with descriptions of some common ear impairments and a brief survey of the treatments available for them. At each stage of the ear's sound processing, Professor Geisler discusses the basic mechanisms, covering current theories and illustrating the discussions with experimental data. Although he uses an extensive array of analogies and mathematical models, he considers only the basic theory and the outputs of the models, not their derivation or formal usage. Where appropriate, related mechanisms in the ears of other vertebrates are considered. From Sound to Synapse is written in lucid, accessible style that makes no assumptions about the scientific background of the reader apart from a basic familiarity with pulse generation by neurons. It will be of value to researchers and students in sensory physiology, neurophysiology, acoustics, bioengineering, psychoacoustics, and neuroscience. It will also benefit neurologists, audiologists, otolaryngologists, and other clinicians interested in a more detailed description of sound processing.

The Time of MiraclesThe Time of Miracles

... its own fixed axis , round the massive gates of Jabneel . She hovered among the leaping , oval reflections which burst into fireworks , singeing her and forcing her to spin still faster , whirling and swaying 31 Miracle at Jabneel.

Author: Borislav Pekić

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810111179


Page: 338

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Borislav Pekic spent six years in jail as a political prisoner, his only reading material the Bible. In 1965, ten years after his pardon, his first novel, The Time of Miracles, was published and became an overnight sensation. A set of parables based on the miracles of the New Testament, the book rewrites the story of Jesus from the perspective of Judas (who is obsessed with the idea prophecy must be fulfilled) and from that of the individuals upon whom miracles were performed--without their consent and, in most cases, to their eventual dissatisfaction. Filled with humor and poignancy, The Time of Miracles is a trenchant commentary on the power of ideology in one's life, upon what it means to hold beliefs, and upon the nature of faith.