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Handbook of Research on Transformative and Innovative Pedagogies in Education
A person of the same social setting who is similar same age.
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Connecting Students on Hospital Wards to Hospital Classrooms and the Community Using Video Conferencing Technologies
Damian Maher (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-9561-9.ch005
Students in hospitals suffer disadvantages through being disconnected from educational opportunities. To limit lost opportunities, hospital schools are using video conferencing as a form of transformative pedagogy. There has been research published on linking students in hospitals to their home schools using video conferencing. There is limited research examining connecting students from the hospital ward to the hospital classroom and to the community. This chapter focuses on the use of video conferencing to facilitate interactions of students on hospital wards in support of their education. The research was undertaken in a children's hospital where an intervention was put in place to facilitate interactions between the hospital ward, classroom, and a community setting. The study utilises qualitative methodology employing direct observation, semi-structured interviews, and a questionnaire. Results of the study demonstrate that teachers were able to provide opportunities to support students to connect to the hospital classroom and to the wider community in ways that support learning.
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We're All in This Together: How Peer-Assisted Learning Makes Everyone Strong
Person who is in the same age group, social position or has the same abilities as other.
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Forensic Investigation of Peer-to-Peer Networks
A peer represents a P2P user/client program in a P2P network. After a P2P client is initiated, it will be connected to the P2P network as one of the participants. It can become an uploader or downloader in the network. Therefore, we use the term peer to represent all types of participants disregarding their functions in the network. In Gnutella, peers are also called “servent”
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Market Pricing of Bank M&As and Efficiency in Europe
A company (bank) not involved in a merger or acquisition transaction.
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Efficient Searching in Peer-to-Peer Networks Using Agent-Enabled Ant Algorithms
A node in a P2P network. A peer can provide services to other peers and also receive services from other peers. Because it can behave both as a server and a client, a peer is also known as a servant.
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Industry Use Cases on Blockchain Technology
This is a node type in Hyperledger Fabric that provides access to the channels, executes smart contracts and keeps a copy of the Ledger. Peers validate the transactions to establish consensus. Peer communicate with each via is handled via Peer-to-peer communication.
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Load Balancing in Peer-to-Peer Systems
A peer (or node) is an abstract notion of participating entities. It can be a computer process, a computer, an electronic device, or a group of them.
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Multiple Factors of Workforce Development that Affect the Efficacy of Training Transfer to the On-the-Job Performance of Public Health Care Workers
As operationally defined for the purpose of this study, a peer is a person who is equal to another, in this case, a co-worker.
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Blockchains for Use in Construction and Engineering Projects
A network entity that maintains a ledger and runs chaincode containers in order to perform read/write operations to the ledger. Peers are owned and maintained by members and make up the principle nodes in a blockchain network. Peers host ledgers, chaincode and participate in consensus.
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