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Mark D. Hanna, Georgia Southern University2011
WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education
Larry Hatfield and S. Chamberlin1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes authored “Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in the Sciences: A Virtual Conversation” in the publication WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education..
Book Summary: Mathematics education, STMC, Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, University of Wyoming
In Sprint 2011 the University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (STMC) hosted the Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in Science Seminar. This virtual seminar invited speakers from across the country to discuss aspects of quantitative reasoning and mathematical modeling in the sciences. This article summaries the collective wisdom shared by ... Read more
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored Minitab Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (2nd Edition) for the publication The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences.
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored TI Graphing Calculator Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (2nd Edition - 1) for the publication The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences.
James A. Johnson and Carleen Stoskop1-29-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gerald R. Ledlow co-authored “Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century. Georgia Southern University faculty member James H. Stephens co-authored “The Health System of the Russian Federation” in the publication Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives for the 21st Century
Mark A. R. Kleiman and James E. Hawdon1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Laura E. Agnich authored “Methadone Control Act” and “Aviation Drug-Trafficking Control Act” in the publication Encyclopedia of Drug Policy.
Book Summary: Spanning two volumes of approximately 450 entries in an A-to-Z format, this encyclopedia explores the controversial drug war through the lens of varied disciplines. A full spectrum of articles explains topics from Colombian cartels and Mexican kingpins to television reportage; from "just say no" advertising to heroin production; and from narco-terrorism to more than $500 billion in U.S. government expenditures.
Julia Mickenberg and Lynne Vallone3-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Richard Flynn authored “Randall Jarrell's The Bat-Poet: Poets, Children and Readers in an Age of Prose” in the publication The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature.
Chapter Summary: This article addresses how The Bat-Poet (1964) may be used to explore the rich traditions of American children's poetry within a larger literary history encompassing both fiction and criticism. This work responds to what Randall Jarrell perceived as antipoetic times with the nuance and emotional depth that is the province not of criticism but of imaginative literature. The synopsis of The Bat-Poet hardly does justice to the story's ... Read more
Theresa Malphrus Welford10-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Richard Flynn authored “Men of Our Time” in the publication The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems.
Book Summary: As Gertrude Stein might have put it, a cento is a collage is a mix tape is a video montage.
This hypothetical description is fitting in a number of ways. Although the cento form is ancient - in existence since at least the days of Virgil and Homer - it was also used to striking effect in the Modern era: consider, for example, T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and Ezra Pound's Cantos.
More recent centos ... Read more
Munir Ahmad, Muhammad Hanif, and Hassen Muttlak2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Hani M. Samawi authored “Stratified Rank Set Sample" in the publication Ranked Set Sampling.
Book Summary: Ranked Set Sampling is one of the new areas of study in this region of the world and is a growing subject of research. Recently, researchers have paid attention to the development of the types of sampling; though it was not welcome in the beginning, it has numerous advantages over the classical sampling techniques. Ranked Set Sampling is doubly random and can be used in any survey designs.
The Pakistan Journal of Statistics had attracted statisticians and samplers around ... Read more
Tewodros Amdeberhan; Luis Medina,; and Victor H. Moll1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Andrew Sills authored “Towards an Automation of the Circle Method” in the publication Contemporary Mathematics: Gems in Experimental Mathematics.
Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Elizabeth Downs authored The School Library Media Specialist's Policy and Procedure Writer.
Book Summary: In one detailed multimedia source, you'll find everything you need to evaluate your library's current policies and procedures, and suggestions to help you develop new ones in today's more complex digital content environment.
Among the many areas covered are:
* Collection Development
* Equipment and Materials Maintenance
* Year-End Reporting
* Web Publishing and Design
* Reading Incentive Programs
* Serving Students with Special Needs
You'll find more than 300 sample policies, procedures, ... Read more
College Algebra in Context with Applications to the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences (3rd. Ed.)
Ronald J. Harshbarger, University of South Carolina - Beaufort and Lisa S. Yocco, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Lisa S. Yocco co-authored College Algebra in Context with Applications to the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences.
Book Summary: Harshbarger/Yocco’s College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Third Edition uses modeling and real-data problems to develop the skills that students will need for their future courses and careers. Applications anticipate the math that students will encounter in their professional lives, giving them the practice they need to become adept problem-solvers. Every chapter begins with the Algebra Toolbox, which reviews the skills and concepts necessary to master the material ahead. ... Read more
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored Minitab Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (3rd Edition) for the publication Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored TI Graphing Calculator Manual with Solutions to Selected Problems (7th Edition) for the publication Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.
Kathleen A. Ohman1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Melissa K. Garno authored “Mental Health: Substance Abuse” and “Mental Health: Pharmacology and Parenteral Therapies” in the publication Davis's Q&A for the NCLEX-RN Examination 1st Edition.
Karl E. Peace, Georgia Southern University and Ding-Geng Chen, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty members Ding-Geng Chen, Karl E. Peace, and Lili Yu co-authored Clinical Trial Methodology.
Book Summary: Now viewed as its own scientific discipline, clinical trial methodology encompasses the methods required for the protection of participants in a clinical trial and the methods necessary to provide a valid inference about the objective of the trial. Drawing from the authors’ courses on the subject as well as the first author’s more than 30 years working in the pharmaceutical industry, Clinical Trial Methodology emphasizes the importance of statistical thinking in clinical research and presents the methodology as a key component ... Read more
Charles E. Pearson and Fred C. Cook1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich authored “Identification of Silicified Wood Samples, Appendix B in Excavation at the "Bead Maker's Midden," Ossabaw Island, Georgia” in the publication An Examination of Mississippian Period Craft Production on the Georgia Coast.
James S. Reichard, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member James S. Reichard authored Environmental Geology.
Book Summary: Environmental Geology is an exciting new entry for introductory geology courses. This text skillfully weaves the important themes of energy, human interactions, and global climate systems into a readable and contemporary view of geologic processes within the environmental framework. In addition, the author has utilized specific learning aids to pique student interest and to enhance the learning experience.
L. B. Sitkin and L. B. Cardinal2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Misty L. Loughry authored “Peer Control in Organizations” in the publication Organizational Control.
Chapter Summary: Peer control occurs when workers who are at the same organizational level or in the same field exert lateral control over their peers. Peer control is widespread in organizations, yet is not well understood. This chapter discusses the scope of the peer control concept, including different types of formal and informal peer controls designed by managers and workers. The potential benefits and drawbacks of peer control are also discussed. Five theoretical perspectives that can be used to examine informal peer ... Read more
B. Smith; James L. Higdon, Georgia Southern University; Sarah J.U. Higdon, Georgia Southern Universtiy; and N. Bastian6-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty members James L. Higdon and Sarah J.U. Higdon co-editedGalaxy Wars: Star Formation and Stellar Populations in Interacting Galaxies.
Glenn Stracher, Anupma Prakesh, and Ellina V. Sokol11-29-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Karen M. McCurdy authored “The Policy Setting for Coal Fires: Indicators for Government Action” in the publication Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 1: Coal – Geology and Combustion.
Chapter Summary: A reference volume for the international coal and peat fire research community, that includes geoscientists and engineers. The article establishes the policy setting for coal fires, explaining why some governments will take action to ameliorate naturally occurring and man-made fires while others will not.
Barney Barney Warf9-16-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert A. Yarbrough authored “Racial Segregation” in the publication The Encyclopedia of Geography.
John A. Weaver, Georgia Southern University2-5-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member John A. Weaver authored Educating the Posthuman: Biosciences, Fiction, and Curriculum Studies.
Book Summary: Educating the Posthuman is an exciting and refreshing book. Bravo! This book is unique and unusual. Weaver explores the intersections between literature, biosciences and curriculum theory. Understanding the posthuman best happens when scholars explore these three interrelated areas of study. From Frankenstein to Einstein, Weaver creates a fascinating text that all educators, literary scholars and scientists should read. From the problematics of pharmaceuticals to the promise of scholarly debate, this text dazzles. Weaver argues that the scientific issues of our day ... Read more