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Technology-Assisted ESL Acquisition and Development for Nontraditional Learners
Seda Khadimally (University of Phoenix, USA)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 289 pages. $175.00
Creating technology-integrated learning environments for adolescent and adult language learners remains a challenge to educators in the field. Thoroughly examining a...
Sentiment Analysis and Knowledge Discovery in Contemporary Business
Dharmendra Singh Rajput (VIT University, India), Ramjeevan Singh Thakur (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, India), S. Muzamil Basha (VIT University, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 336 pages. $215.00
In the era of social connectedness, people are becoming increasingly enthusiastic about interacting, sharing, and collaborating through online collaborative media. H...
Implicit Pedagogy for Optimized Learning in Contemporary Education
Jurka Lepičnik Vodopivec (University of Primorska, Slovenia), Lucija Jančec (Society “Our Children” Opatija, Croatia), Tina Štemberger (University of Primorska, Slovenia)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 297 pages. $175.00
In addition to the content prescribed by the official curriculum of any given educational establishment, students learn other information and skills outside of the i...
Medical Image Processing for Improved Clinical Diagnosis
A. Swarnambiga (Indian Institute of Technology, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $245.00
In the medical field, there is a constant need to improve professionals’ abilities to provide prompt and accurate diagnoses. The use of image and pattern recognizing...
Infocommunication Skills as a Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Tool for Inmates
Lídia Oliveira (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Daniela Graça (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 280 pages. $175.00
The prison population is a social group with a high level of digital divide. These individuals need to acquire digital skills for their future integration into socie...
Security Frameworks in Contemporary Electronic Government
Ryma Abassi (Carthage University, Tunisia), Aida Ben Chehida Douss (Carthage University, Tunisia)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 290 pages. $195.00
Global change and advancing technology have transformed the government sector with the use of information and communication technology to improve service delivery. T...
The Rise of Fog Computing in the Digital Era
K.G. Srinivasa (Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India), Pankaj Lathar (Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India), G.M. Siddesh (Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 295 pages. $215.00
With the immense growth of information, the prevalence of ubiquitously connected smart devices is rapidly increasing. Providing platforms that support computation, s...
Co-Manufacturing and New Economic Paradigms
Giulio Focardi (Osun WES, Italy), Lorenza Salati (Osun WES, Italy)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 230 pages. $185.00
Workspaces and their design have a vast impact on the comfort and productivity of employees. Therefore, the structure of a workspace can be used to determine the soc...
Analyzing Human Behavior in Cyberspace
Zheng Yan (University at Albany (SUNY), USA)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 271 pages. $175.00
The rapid evolution of technology continuously changes the way people interact, work, and learn. By examining these advances from a sociological perspective, researc...
Advanced Online Education and Training Technologies
Maki Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 340 pages. $185.00
Technology plays a vital role in bridging the digital divide and enhancing student learning both in and outside of the classroom. This is possible thanks to the succ...