Reforms, Organizational Change and Performance in Higher Education

Reforms, Organizational Change and Performance in Higher Education: A Comparative Account from the Nordic Countries by Rómulo Pinheiro
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 326 Pages | ISBN : 3030117375 | 19.72 MB

This book investigates the effects of changes in leadership and managerial structures of Nordic universities resulting from reforms in the last decade. It builds on a rich, comparative dataset across a multiplicity of system-wide (macro) and organisational (meso and micro) dimensions, namely: reform or policy initiatives; drivers, aims, instruments and actors; structural changes within universities; strategic and performance management; the rise of accountability regimes; incentive and evaluative systems; and perceived changes/effects by the key actors involved, at various levels. The volume provides critical insights to the larger phenomenon of change and adaptation within the public sector. Its findings and implications are of relevance to social science researchers, policy makers, managers/administrators, and external

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PiMetric: Monitoring using a Raspberry Pi

PiMetric: Monitoring using a Raspberry Pi by Malcolm Maclean
English | PDF | 2018 | 128 Pages | ISBN : N/A | 12.22 MB

PiMetric is a Software system which provides the opportunity to use a Raspberry Pi to measure ‘things’, record them and to see them on a web page. The software is still in early development nonetheless, it’s still usable. Learn some programming and software communication mechanisms.

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Youth Transitions among Descendants of Turkish Immigrants in Amsterdam and Strasbourg: A Generation in Transition

Youth Transitions among Descendants of Turkish Immigrants in Amsterdam and Strasbourg: A Generation in Transition by Elif Keskiner
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 156 Pages | ISBN : 3030117898 | 4.7 MB

This book maps the youth transitions of descendants of migrants from Turkey living in Amsterdam and Strasbourg, through a comparative mixed-methods research design. As such, it is of interest to discussions in youth sociology, social mobility and second-generation research. The book follows transition trajectories of the second-generation, from school to activity or inactivity in the labour market, to marriage or further study and, deepens our understanding of transitions by unravelling the macro and micro mechanisms behind individual pathways.

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The Food Is My Friend Diet Quick & Easy Cookbook

The Food Is My Friend Diet Quick & Easy Cookbook by Ruth Frechman
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 75 Pages | ISBN : N/A | 9.99 MB

Whether you are a cooking pro or a work in progress, you will love these 19 quick, easy and delicious recipes for a healthy life. One recipe at a time, you will see that making your own food from scratch creates a sense of accomplishment, besides saving money and being a lot healthier!

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Putting Knowledge to Work: Collaborating, Influencing and Learning for International Development

Putting Knowledge to Work: Collaborating, Influencing and Learning for International Development by Luc J.A. Mougeot
English | PDF | 2017 | 213 Pages | ISBN : 1853399590 | 1.28 MB

Putting Knowledge to Work, explores the shifting power dynamics in research collaboration between donors in the Global North and recipients in the Global South; the difficult, yet mutually desired, research collaborations between Global North non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Global North universities; and strategies devised by NGOs to create and use knowledge for influencing positive social change locally, as well as for improving themselves as organizations.

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Raspberry Pi Computing: Analog Measurement

Raspberry Pi Computing: Analog Measurement by Malcolm Maclean
English | PDF | 2018 | 144 Pages | ISBN : N/A | 11.3 MB

Raspberry Pi Computing: Analog Measurement aims to provide a full description of the process of setting up a Raspberry Pi computer to measure and record analog values using different sensors and an A to D converter. We’ll look at different versions of the Pi, along with loading and configuring the software required with some basic Linux use.

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The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement (Math Explained)

The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement (Math Explained) by William L Hosch
English | PDF | 2010 | 288 Pages | ISBN : 1615301089 | 5.46 MB

Communication and, indeed, our comprehension of the world in general are largely ordered by the number and measurement systems that have arisen over time. Numbers lend structure to human interaction by standardizing the language we use to interpret quantities and by helping us understand natural relationships between varying concepts. This book delves into the history of mathematical reasoning and the progression of numerical thought around the world. With detailed biographies of seminal thinkers and theorists, readers develop a sophisticated understanding of some of the most fundamental arithmetical concepts as well as the individuals who established them.

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