Assessment: In Special and Inclusive Education

Author: John Salvia,James Ysseldyke,Sara Witmer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0547134371

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Setting the standard for professional resources, the well-known ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, 11th Edition, offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference to actual reviews of the tests most administered in K-12 schools. Reflecting changes in the field of assessment, the new Eleventh Edition is more student friendly than ever. Streamlined, succinct, and completely current, the text takes a new dual approach that teaches readers how to do assessments correctly as well as how to use assessment information to boost student competence. The text continues its thorough discussions on the importance of analyzing behaviors sampled by tests and on appropriate norming, reliability and validity. It also offers the latest test reviews and information, features a fresh new design, gives special attention to diversity issues, and increases coverage of legal concerns. Teaching is increasingly complex. School populations are extremely diverse in their language, knowledge of U.S. culture, and academic skills. Assessment is more critical than ever. ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION equips readers with the knowledge and tools to assess the skills and abilities of their students effectively and efficiently. It teaches those who assess students to broaden their labors from efforts designed to make predictions about students’ lives to efforts designed to make a difference in the lives of the students they serve. The result is improved educational outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage

Author: Nicole Hennig

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695313

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 197

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How can your library—and your patrons—benefit from mobile apps? This guidebook offers a solid foundation in "app-literacy," supplying librarians with the knowledge to review and recommend apps, offer workshops, and become the app expert for their communities. • Describes the most important, high-quality mobile apps in specific topic areas of interest to librarians • Provides examples of how these apps are useful for education, creativity, and productivity for all types of users, including those with special needs • Supplies a detailed checklist of what information to include when reviewing apps • Includes an extensive resource guide to books, blogs, websites, courses, and other sources for keeping up with mobile apps • Provides notes on app functionality, features, price, and developer as well as any pertinent limitations

Translation and Medicine

Author: Henry Fischbach

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027283265

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

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The contributors to Translation and Medicine address several broad aspects of medical translation, from the cultural/historic framework of the language of medicine to pragmatic considerations of register and terminology. Their articles highlight some of the contributions translation has made to medical science and addresses some of the questions raised by those who escort the advances of medicine across language and cultural barriers and those who train the next generation of medical translators. Section 1 covers some “Historical and Cultural Aspects” that have characterized the language of medicine in Japan and Western Europe, with special emphasis on French and Spanish; Section 2 opens some vistas on “The Medical Translator in Training” with two specific university-level programs in Switzerland and in Spain, as well as an in-depth analysis of who makes the better medical translator: the medically knowledgeable linguist or the linguistically knowledgeable medical professional; and Section 3 looks at several facets of “The Translator at Work,” with discussions of the translator-client relationship and the art of audience-specific translating, an insider’s view of the Translation Unit of the National Institutes of Health, and a detailed study of online medical terminology resources.

The Everything Spanish Grammar Book

All The Rules You Need To Master Espanol

Author: Julie Gutin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440523118

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Learning the ins and outs of a new language can be a long and tedious process - especially when it comes to grammar. Yet good grammar is an essential aspect of fluency - one you cannot fake. With The Everything Spanish Grammar Book as your guide, you'll master the grammar essentials of this beautiful language in no time, thanks to expert step-by-step instruction. Invaluable tools include: Verb tables for fast sentence structuring Chapter-by-chapter linguistic breakdowns for quick reference Reinforcing exercises at the end of each section Usage and pronunciation tips for speakers of all levels English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionaries to give you the right word Complete review of verb construction Vocabulary-building methods Speak like a native with The Everything Spanish Grammar Book - your key to understanding the grammar, syntax, and sentence structure of the Spanish language.

First Thousand Words in German Stickers

Author: Heather Amery,Stephen Cartwright

Publisher: E.D.C. Publishing

ISBN: 9780794501938

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Designed to help children learn their first German words by matching words on the pages with those on the picture stickers. Includes word list with pronunciation guide and English translation.

Computational Linguistics / Computerlinguistik

An International Handbook on Computer Oriented Language Research and Applications /Ein internationales Handbuch zur computergestützten Sprachforschung und ihrer Anwendungen

Author: Istvan S. Bátori,Winfried Lenders,Wolfgang Putschke

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110203324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 966

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Die Reihe HANDBÜCHER ZUR SPRACH- UND KOMMUNIKATIONSWISSENSCHAFT erschließt einen Wissensbereich, der sowohl die allgemeine Linguistik und die speziellen, philologisch orientierten Sprachwissenschaften als auch diejenigen Wissenschaftsgebiete umfasst, die sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten aus der immer umfangreicher werdenden Forschung über die vielfältigen Erscheinungen des kommunikativen Handelns entwickelt haben. In der klassischen Disziplin der Sprachwissenschaft erscheint eine Zusammenfassung des Wissensstandes notwendig, um der im Wechsel der Theorien rasch voranschreitenden Forschung eine Bezugsbasis zu geben; in den neuen Wissenschaften können die Handbücher dem Forscher Übersicht geben und Orientierung verschaffen. Um diese Ziele zu erreichen, wird in der Handbuchreihe, was · die Vollständigkeit in der Darstellung, · die Explizitheit in der Begründung, · die Verlässlichkeit in der Dokumentation von Daten und Ergebnissen und · die Aktualität im Methodischen angeht, eine Stufe der Verwirklichung angestrebt, die mit den besten Handbuchkonzeptionen anderer Wissenschaftszweige vergleichbar ist. Alle Herausgeber, die der Reihe und diejenigen der einzelnen Bände, wie auch alle Autoren, die in den Handbüchern ein Thema bearbeiten, tragen dazu bei, dieses Ziel zu verwirklichen. Veröffentlichungssprachen sind Deutsch, Englisch und Französisch. Wenngleich als Hauptzweck der Handbuchreihe die angemessene Darstellung des derzeitigen Wissensstandes in den durch die jeweiligen Handbuchbände abgedeckten Ausschnitten der Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft zu gelten hat, so wird doch bei der Abgrenzung der wissenschaftlichen Bereiche, die jeweils in einem Handbuchband erschlossen werden sollen, keine starre Systematik vorausgesetzt. Die Reihe ist offen; die geschichtliche Entwicklung kann berücksichtigt werden. Diese Konzeption sowie die Notwendigkeit, dass zur gründlichen Vorbereitung jedes Bandes genügend Zeit zur Verfügung steht, führen dazu, dass die ganze Reihe in loser Erscheinungsfolge ihrer Bände vervollständigt werden kann. Jeder Band ist ein in sich abgeschlossenes Werk. Die Reihenfolge der Handbuchbände stellt keine Gewichtung der Bereiche dar, sondern hat sich durch die Art der Organisation ergeben: der Herausgeber der Reihe bemüht sich, eine Kollegin oder einen Kollegen für die Herausgabe eines Handbuchbandes zu gewinnen. Hat diese/r zugesagt, so ist sie/er in der Wahl der Mitherausgeber und bei der Einladung der Autoren vollkommen frei. Die Herausgeber eines Bandes planen einen Band inhaltlich unabhängig und werden dabei lediglich an bestimmte Prinzipien für den Aufbau und die Abfassung gebunden; nur wo es um die Abgrenzung zu anderen Bänden geht, ist der Reihenherausgeber inhaltlich beteiligt. Dabei wird davon ausgegangen, dass mit dieser Organisationsform der Hauptzweck dieser Handbuchreihe, nämlich die angemessene Darstellung des derzeitigen Problem- und Wissensstandes in den durch die jeweiligen Handbuchbände abgedeckten Teilbereichen, am besten verwirklicht werden kann.

Oxford Learner's Spanish Dictionary

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198407966

Category:

Page: 704

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This revised edition fully supports GCSE students learning Spanish. Up-to-date curriculum coverage with extensive vocabulary, translations and examples enables users to manipulate language confidently. Grammar support includes full verb tables and the illustrated thematic supplement, with photocard activities, prepares students for exams.

English-Spanish, Spanish-English electrical and computer engineering dictionary

Diccionario de ingeniería eléctrica y de computadoras inglés-español, español-inglés

Author: Steven M. Kaplan

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 792

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* Nearly 50,000 essential words and phrases * The only dictionary of its kind * Comprehensive and up-to-date Comprehensive bilingual coverage of nearly 50,000 essential words and phrases in electrical and computer engineering In today's global economy, the need for precise technical communication between speakers of English and Spanish has never been greater. The English-Spanish, Spanish-English Electrical and Computer Engineering Dictionary provides you with quick, ready access to nearly 50,000 essential terms and definitions found in the electrical and computer engineering field. Containing virtually every word and phrase you're likely to encounter in the professional literature, this authoritative reference boasts an extremely user-friendly format that directs you instantly to the precise term you need. * Approximately 100,000 entries--nearly 50,000 in each language * Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage incorporating the latest terms and phrases * Thousands of terms not found in any other dictionary of its kind * Conceptual equivalents for idiomatic expressions rather than literal translations * Separate entries for phrases that begin with the same word or words * An indispensable tool for electrical and computer engineers, technical writers, as well as translators and interpreters

Parallel Text Processing

Alignment and Use of Translation Corpora

Author: Jean Véronis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401725357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 403

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l This book evolved from the ARCADE evaluation exercise that started in 1995. The project's goal is to evaluate alignment systems for parallel texts, i. e. , texts accompanied by their translation. Thirteen teams from various places around the world have participated so far and for the first time, some ten to fifteen years after the first alignment techniques were designed, the community has been able to get a clear picture of the behaviour of alignment systems. Several chapters in this book describe the details of competing systems, and the last chapter is devoted to the description of the evaluation protocol and results. The remaining chapters were especially commissioned from researchers who have been major figures in the field in recent years, in an attempt to address a wide range of topics that describe the state of the art in parallel text processing and use. As I recalled in the introduction, the Rosetta stone won eternal fame as the prototype of parallel texts, but such texts are probably almost as old as the invention of writing. Nowadays, parallel texts are electronic, and they are be coming an increasingly important resource for building the natural language processing tools needed in the "multilingual information society" that is cur rently emerging at an incredible speed. Applications are numerous, and they are expanding every day: multilingual lexicography and terminology, machine and human translation, cross-language information retrieval, language learning, etc.

Collins Spanish Dictionary and Grammar: Essential Edition

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008183677

Category:

Page: 800

View: 1943

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An up-to-date dictionary and a practical, user-friendly grammar guide in one easily portable volume. With cultural notes on life in Spanish-speaking countries and an easy-to-use grammar section this is the ideal study guide for intermediate learners. Easy-to-carry, this fully updated guide to the Spanish language is ideal for use in school, on holiday or for business. * This edition has been revised and updated to offer extensive and relevant coverage of today's English and Spanish, with thousands of phrases and examples guiding you to the most appropriate translation. * A comprehensive grammar guide presents detailed examples and translations to help you to understand Spanish - the perfect complement to the dictionary. * Full coverage of GCSE words and phrases to give you all the help you need when revising for your exams. * The new, clear layout gives the text a contemporary feel, and along with the new alphabet tabs, ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.

Fließend in drei Monaten

Wie Sie in kürzester Zeit jede Sprache erlernen

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157358

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

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Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.

Complete Advanced Student's Book without Answers with CD-ROM

Author: Guy Brook-Hart,Simon Haines

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107631068

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 200

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The Student's Book without answers fully prepares students to tackle each part of every exam paper. Unique grammar and vocabulary exercises train students to avoid common mistakes. Exam information and advice boxes explain the requirements of the exam. Vocabulary and Grammar reviews, every two units, track progress. Speaking and Writing references focus on key skills required for the exam. The CD-ROM supports mixed ability classes focusing on students' own particular areas of difficulty. Class Audio CDs, available separately, contain the recordings for the listening exercises. A full practice test is available online for teachers to access.