programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
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and advertisers know the power of TV media. The meaning transfer of a product in the
tightly defined world of the advertisement (McKraken, 1990) to children makes the children
want not only the object, but the world...
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Web analytics measure Internet data in order to help communica-tions
professionals understand user behavior and accomplish goals.
You may be thinking, “Isn’t all that numbers stuff for marketers?...
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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
Forensic Botany & Archaeology
Forensic science is the branch of criminology that applies science to legal issues, and two emphases within forensic science are botany and archaeology (Yoon 1993). Forensic archaeologists and...
DigiTrends Increasing Disk Capacities
The original floppy diskette for PCs held only 180 KB of storage. Over the years, this was replaced by higher
capacity floppies and then by 3.5 inch diskettes. Today, USB “thumb drives” can hold 8, 16, or...
Approximately 1500 B.C., maize cultivation began to spread rapidly and widely. Matsuoka et al., (2002) proposed that maize domestication spread from the Balsas Basin of southwestern Mexico into northern Mexico, then into the southwestern United...
Figure 3.10 Displays for Digital Devices
DigiTrends Display Developments
Year Monitor Type Developer(s) Explanation
1976 CPU Encased Apple First B&W monitors encased in the CPU box
1977 Detached Apple First non-CPU encased monitor for Apple II
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Miller, N., & Dollard, J. (1941). Social learning and imitation. New Haven, CT: Yale...
DigiTrends Printer Developments
Year Printer Type Developer(s) Explanation 1977
Laser Printer Xerox First laser printers cost $350,000
1978 MX-80 dot matrix Epson First dot matrix printer for PCs
1984 HP LaserJet Hewlett-Packard First HP LaserJet...
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Schor, J. (2004). Born to buy. New York: Scribner.
Schroeder, L. (2005). Cultivation and the elaboration likelihood model: A test of the...
DigiTrends Modem Developments
Year Modem Speed Developer(s) Model Name/Explanation
1979 300 baud (bps) Hayes Micro Modem; Used acoustic couplers
1984 1200 baud (bps) Hayes Used add-on card technology
1987 9600 K bps U.S. Robotics HST model greatly...
Seven math stories were chosen from Math Stories for Problem Solving Success
(Overholt, et.al., 1990) to give the students a choice for their first activity. These stories were
picked from the book after analyzing the survey on...
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and Web Page Design
being used extensively by the military and de-fense
communities. In just over eight years, the
“backbone” had grown to over 50,000 networks
on seven continents and even outer space. The
4 students used 4
4 students used 5
14 students used 6
Story Problem Presentation:
Number of Learning Styles Used by Each
Figure 4.34. Number of learning styles used by each...
8 Chapter 1
The Internet and the Web
web document and displayed in accordance with
the instructions contained in it. So the images,
sounds and videos are
all transferred over
the Internet separately
and are displayed with
the text according to...
10 Chapter 1
The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by