The Changing Role of Arabic in Religious Discourse: A Sociolinguistic Study of Egyptian Arabic
This study examined the language situation in the religious discourse in Egypt. It investigated the switch from Classical Arabic to Egyptian Arabic in the religious domain in one of the most renowned preachers in Egypt, Amr Khaled. In order to investigate the phenomenon, I chose to examine and analyze the instances of codeswitching from Classical Arabic to Egyptian Arabic in ten recordings of religious speeches delivered by Khaled, focusing on the phonological, syntactical, and morphological fea
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Gospel Choir Participation Experience and the Persistence of African Am
The majority of our nation‟s academic institutions fall short in their efforts to ensure that African American students successfully persist from admission to graduation. Since the majority of African American students attend Predominately White Institutions (PWIs), these institutions must be held to the highest standard of accountability for African American student retention. Therefore, PWIs must explore alternative retention mechanisms that will increase the African American student‟s int
The Impact of Reading Self-Efficacy and the Regulation of Cognition on the Reading Achievement of an
The goal of the current study was an investigation of the relationship between reading self-efficacy and regulation of cognition, important components in the development of self-regulated learning, and reading achievement; the impact of the demographic variables of age, student sex and socioeconomic status were also considered. This quantitative quasi-experimental design utilized a sample of eighty-four fourth, fifth and sixth grade students from a rural school district in North Central Pennsyl
Rural Adolescent Perceptions of the Availability and Accessibility of Substance Abuse Treatment
The prevalence of substance abuse among rural adolescents has equaled or surpassed rates in urban youth, but rural substance abusers go untreated at rates twice that of urban populations. Cultural norms adverse to help-seeking, and low availability and accessibility of substance treatment in rural areas may effect treatment utilization. The primary purpose of this study was to assess rural adolescents’ substance problem recognition and perceptions of substance abuse treatment availability and
Journalism, Letters, and Nation: The Newspaper Letters of Samuel Bowles’s Across the Continent (18
Newspaper publisher Samuel Bowles set out on a trip in the early summer of 1865 to see and write about the United States of America. A leading figure in journalism and in political discourses before and after the Civil War, Bowles shared his experiences in a series of thirty-two letters, addressed to the readers of his influential Massachusetts newspaper, the Springfield Republican. The letters were subsequently compiled into a book, Across the Continent: A Summer’s Journey to the Rocky Mounta
A Writing Teacher Learns from his Students: The Symbiosis of Student-Centered Pedagogy and Teacher R
This teacher research study documents the attempts of a college writing teacher to use response-oriented, student-centered pedagogy as a means of providing practical learning experiences for his students while simultaneously providing a practical professional development opportunity for himself. In pursuit of this goal, the teacher promoted a dialogue with the students that sought to engender their sense of engagement in the class while simultaneously encouraging their criticism and analysis of
UNDERSTANDING THE PARADIGM SHIFT: A DESCRIPTIVE CASE STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF CHANGES IN INFORMATION
The purpose of this descriptive case study was to understand the impact on librarians, faculty, and students of changes in information literacy instructional methodologies that were piloted as an innovation within a particular institutional setting. The following questions were considered. In what ways and to what extent has a more holistic approach to teaching information literacy been assimilated by faculty and librarians? In what ways and to what extent have faculty attitudes toward teac
Mysteries of Kinect for Windows Face Tracking... Today's post from Carmine Sirignano, a Developer Support Escalation Engineer on the Kinect for Windows talks in detail on how the Kinect for Windows Face Tracking actually works, providing some cool code samples too... Since the release of Kin
Today's post from Carmine Sirignano, a Developer Support Escalation Engineer on the Kinect for Windows talks in detail on how the Kinect for Windows Face Tracking actually works, providing some cool code samples too...
Since the release of Kin
Organisation of Pedestrian Movements: an Agent-Based Approach
Cities are becoming more complex in this digital era due to technological changes. Thinking of cities without such technological changes is equivalent to an embryonic state in the morphology of city growth, that is, the growth seems less advanced. So it is appropriate to think of the non digital city digitally. Urban design is one state which establishes the perfect relationship between the street, people and building. The relationship of the people with the building and street is becoming one o
Convocation Friday, June 13, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
McMaster University convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Social Sciences
This learning project offers learnings activities that allow Wikiversity participants to learn astronomy "on the job" by participating in analysis of astronomical observations.
Interview de Christina KOULOURI
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Material/Immaterial In the lecture titled MATERIAL | IMMATERIAL, Vincent James will describe how VJAA works systematically and critically to contextualize their architectural projects and expand the range of possible design responses beyond the formal identity of the architects. Through a wideranging search for an embedded logic that lies beneath each work, the firm explores the essential markers of site, function, materiality, and technology to serve as an armature for its development.
Sky and online engagement: are we there yet?
Becky McQuade, Commercial Research Manager at Sky explains how Hugh Wilson and Anne Mollen's research around 'What is an engaged customer?' led to a positive outcome for advertisers being able to better profile their online audience.
Over grondstoffen en eindigheid : Een doortastend onderzoeker Water, olie, goud, … het lijkt soms alsof we dat eeuwig ter beschikking hebben. Maar is dat wel zo? Een speciale detective komt de leerlingen waarschuwen voor de eindigheid van grondstoffen. Hij vraagt hun hulp. Samen onderzoeken ze …
Water, olie, goud, … het lijkt soms alsof we dat eeuwig ter beschikking hebben. Maar is dat wel zo?
Een speciale detective komt de leerlingen waarschuwen voor de eindigheid van grondstoffen. Hij vraagt hun hulp. Samen onderzoeken ze …
Evaluatie pedagogische begeleiding Dit document geeft de resultaten weer van een eerste evaluatie van:
Dit document geeft de resultaten weer van een eerste evaluatie van:
Todadri's lecture 2 part C
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Towards a targeted surfactant stabilized ultrasound contrast agent
Gas-filled microbubbles are highly effective when used as ultrasound contrast agents due to the large difference in acoustic impedance between the gas in the bubble and the surrounding blood. The surfactant-based contrast agent ST68 (Span 60, Tween 80) developed in our laboratory (US Patent # 5, 352, 436) and filled with sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), was modified in an attempt to make the agent target specific. Modifications to the agent were done by incorporation an anchor molecule, phosphatidylet