Interpersonal Pragmatics


Author: Miriam A. Locher,Sage L. Graham

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110214334

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 509

View: 2789

This handbook focuses on the interpersonal aspects of language in use, exploring key concepts such as face, im/politeness, identity, or gender, as well as mitigation, respect/deference, and humour in a variety of settings. The volume includes theoretical overviews as well as empirical studies from experts in a range of disciplines within linguistics and communication studies and provides a multifaceted perspective on both theoretical and applied approaches to the role of language in relational work.

Advances in Open Domain Question Answering


Author: Tomek Strzalkowski,Sanda Harabagiu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402047460

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 568

View: 9867

This new Springer volume provides a comprehensive and detailed look at current approaches to automated question answering. The level of presentation is suitable for newcomers to the field as well as for professionals wishing to study this area and/or to build practical QA systems. The book can serve as a "how-to" handbook for IT practitioners and system developers. It can also be used to teach graduate courses in Computer Science, Information Science and related disciplines.

Public Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide


Author: Colin Faragher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199671966

Category: Law

Page: 240

View: 2232

Public Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases.

CPA Law Examination Review

Materials, Questions, Answers


Author: Leonard Lakin,Howard J. Berger

Publisher: N.A


Category: Commercial law

Page: 410

View: 5924

The Evaluative State, Institutional Autonomy and Re-engineering Higher Education in Western Europe

The Prince and His Pleasure


Author: G. Neave

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230370225

Category: Political Science

Page: 248

View: 1751

This pioneering book examines how policies to raise efficiency and performance in Europe's universities have profoundly altered ties between government, society and higher education, outlining how Evaluation Agencies have urged Europe's universities to meet the challenge of modernization.

An Introduction to Radiography E-Book


Author: Suzanne Easton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982492

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 7976

This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth. Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision Set of revision questions at end of each chapter All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers

Assessment of NIH Minority Research and Training Programs

Phase 3


Author: National Research Council,Policy and Global Affairs,Board on Higher Education and Workforce,Oversight Committee for the Assessment of NIH Minority Research Training Programs,Committee for the Assessment of NIH Minority Research Training Programs

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309095751

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 2559

This report provides an assessment of NIH’s programs for increasing the participation in biomedical science of individuals from underrepresented minority groups. The report examines, using available data and the results of a survey of NIH trainees, the characteristics and outcomes of programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and junior faculty levels. The report provides recommendations for improving these programs and their administration. It also recommends how NIH can improve the data it collects on trainees in all NIH research training programs so as to enhance training program evaluation.


utilization and audit in patient care


Author: Sharon Van Sell Davidson

Publisher: C.V. Mosby


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 349

View: 2775

Excel Senior High School Hospitality


Author: Cathy Smith,Georgina Buttel,Sonya Ankerholz-Potts

Publisher: Pascal Press

ISBN: 9781741251180

Category: Hospitality

Page: 156

View: 6811

Family Law


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Domestic relations

Page: N.A

View: 4935

Elder Law

Cases and Materials


Author: Lawrence A. Frolik,Alison McChrystal Barnes

Publisher: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender


Category: Older people

Page: N.A

View: 8901

Departments of Transportation, Treasury and general government, and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year 2004

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2989/S. 1589, an act making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation and Treasury, and independent agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes


Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury and General Government, and Related Agencies

Publisher: N.A


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 326

View: 6313

Equity and Trusts Law Directions


Author: Gary Watt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198747624


Page: 560

View: 6234

The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: DT Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly DT Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear DT Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law DT Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further Online Resources Centre An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including: Student resources: DT Three video lectures presented by Gary Watt introduce key areas of debate within the subject DT General guidance on answering essay questions and problem scenarios DT Sample essay questions and problem scenarios, along with answer guidance DT Updates to the law post-publication DT Web links to further primary sources and commentary to aid your understanding DT Flashcard glossary to help test your knowlegde of key terms Lecturer resources: DT Test bank, comprising 200 multiple choice questions with answers and feedback

Winning with computers

trial practice in the twenty-first century


Author: John C. Tredennick,James A. Eidelman,Harold L. Burstyn,American Bar Association. Section of Law Practice Management

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 416

View: 9887