Research Notes

About the Collection

These titles provide succinct and fluid explanations of the most cutting-edge concepts, theories, predictions, and implementations on niche topics in emerging research areas. These publications aim to deliver forward-thinking, in-depth summaries through overviews of trending topic areas, in-field case studies, and exploratory examinations. Sized and priced appropriately, these concise, advanced, and timely resources are perfect for supplementary course usage, and are targeted towards instructors and students, as well as researchers, professionals and practitioners looking for the most recent and innovative research in their field. IGI Global offers both authored and edited publication formats for these consolidated collections – Research Essentials are provided in an edited collaboration, while Research Insights are solely authored.

Research Notes Publications:

Curriculum Development for Gifted Education Programs
Jessica Cannaday (Azusa Pacific University, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 223 pages. $175.00
Diverse learners with exceptional needs require a specialized curriculum that will help them to develop, socially and intellectually, in a way that traditional pedag...
Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology
Issam El Naqa (University of Michigan, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 311 pages. $245.00
Cancer is a leading cause of death that affects numerous people at every age and their relatives. In recent years, there has been a tremendous advancement in imaging...
Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media
Seif Sekalala (Kean University, USA), Brandon C. Niezgoda (Drexel University, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 230 pages. $225.00
Numerous studies suggest that people with a variety of health concerns are increasingly turning to online networks for social support. As a result, the number of onl...
Lean Six Sigma for Optimal System Performance in Manufacturing and Service Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Edem G. Tetteh (Rowan College at Burlington County, USA), Hans Chapman (Morehead State University, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 160 pages. $165.00
Businesses utilize various managerial processes focused on reducing waste, errors, and variability in products to maintain and improve business quality. By keeping a...
Analyzing Attachment and Consumers' Emotions: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Giuseppe Pedeliento (University of Bergamo, Italy)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $185.00
In the rapidly changing landscape of society, understanding how consumers make purchasing decisions is essential to the success of any product or service organizatio...
Political Mediation in Modern Conflict Resolution: Emerging Research and Opportunities
José Pascal da Rocha (Columbia University, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 205 pages. $150.00
Throughout history, there has been conflict and the clashing of ideas. Although this has assisted in creating political and societal structures, it has also led to c...
Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary Classrooms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Prathiba Nagabhushan (St. Mary MacKillop College, Australia)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 175 pages. $135.00
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be ach...
Impact of Learning Analytics on Curriculum Design and Student Performance
Manoj Kumar Singh (Mekelle University, Ethiopia), Zenawi Zerihun (Mekelle University, Ethiopia), Neerja Singh (Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, India)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. 225 pages. $175.00
The quality of students’ learning experiences is a critical concern for all educational institutions. With the assistance of modern technological advances, education...
Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sarah S. Gebai (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Ali M. Hallal (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Mohammad S. Hammoud (International University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. 207 pages. $165.00
The huge consumption of earth’s natural resources and the reliance on industrial manufactured products have produced significant impacts on the environment. As such,...
Contemporary Identity and Access Management Architectures: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Alex Chi Keung Ng (Federation University, Australia)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. 200 pages. $175.00
Due to the proliferation of distributed mobile technologies and heavy usage of social media, identity and access management has become a very challenging area. Busin...