The Rapid Vis Toolkit

Author: Kurt Hanks
Publisher: Crisp Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781560526759
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is an intriguing collection of powerful drawing tools for the rapid visualization of ideas in a kit originally designed for designers and architects. Illustrations.

Graphic Inquiry

Author: Annette C. Lamb
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159158745X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"This full-color book provides a practical approach to incorporating graphic inquiry across the curriculum for school library media specialists, technology coordinators, and classroom teachers. We live in a high-tech, multimedia world, and it's proven that many young people respond best to graphic communication, yet most of our classroom activities still emphasize print communication. Even inquiry-based approaches to learning often stress writing lists of questions, reading texts, and writing papers. Thepotential of graphic inquiry in teaching and learning warrants exploration. It's new. It's graphic. And it is the first of its kind. Designed to bridge theory and actual practice, Graphic Inquiry has applications for new and practicing educators and librarians. This visually rich book provides numerous, standards-based inquiry activities and projects that incorporate traditional materials as well as emerging social and collaborative technologies"--

Draw

Author: Kurt Hanks
Publisher: Los Altos, Calif. : Crisp Publications
ISBN: 9781560520542
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents a collection of over nine hundred drawings and sketches to instruct readers on the fundamental techniques of drawing.

End User Development

Author: Paloma Díaz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319184253
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on End-User Development, IS-EUD 2015, held in Madrid, Spain, in May 2015. The 10 full papers and 13 short papers were presented at the event. Additionally, the volume contains 2 keynote speeches, 3 doctoral consortia papers, 1 workshop paper and 6 EUD-playground papers. The papers provide a broad overview of the current state of End-User Development research.

The Knowledge Translation Toolkit

Author: Gavin Bennett
Publisher: IDRC
ISBN: 8132105850
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Knowledge Translation Toolkit provides a thorough overview of what knowledge translation (KT) is and how to use it most effectively to bridge the “know–do” gap between research, policy, practice, and people. It presents the theories, tools, and strategies required to encourage and enable evidence-informed decision-making. Drawing from the experience of specialists in relevant disciplines around the world, this toolkit builds upon extensive research into the principles and skills of KT: its theory and literature, its evolution, strategies, and challenges. The book covers an array of crucial KT enablers—from context mapping to evaluative thinking—supported by practical examples, implementation guides, and references.

Rapid Viz

Author: Kurt Hanks
Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
ISBN: 9781598632682
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas, Third Edition", provides hands-on instruction on quick sketching skills and techniques that allow readers to capture their ideas into visual form. Emphasizing speed and simplicity, the book breaks drawing down to the essentials, teaching the fundamental techniques of graphic art and design using only felt-tip pens and plain paper. Suitable for those in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, industrial design, interior design, and other related arts and sciences, readers learn by doing as they master practical drawing skills in this fully updated instructional book.

Wake Up Your Creative Genius

Author: Kurt Hanks
Publisher: Crisp Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
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This book presents common-sense techniques designed to increase creative potential. Examples, pointers, and illustrations providing an invigorating course in creativity. This fresh approach to creativity will turn bright ideas into success.

Performance Based Financing Toolkit

Author: György Bèla Fritsche
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 1464801282
Format: PDF, Docs
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Performance-based financing (PBF) is a comprehensive health systems approach that is expanding in regions around the world. Based on first-hand experience of PBF pioneers, this toolkit provides the state-of-art knowledge, methods, and tools for setting up an effective PBF approach in lower-and middle income settings.