Gothic verse liberated the dark side of Romantic and Victorian verse: its medievalism, melancholy and morbidity. Some poets intended merely to shock or entertain, but Gothic also liberated the creative imagination and inspired them to enter disturbing areas of the psyche and to portray...
Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Journalism Studies
The future of newspapers is hotly contested. Pessimistic pundits predict their imminent demise while others envisage a new era of participatory journalism online, with yet others advocating increased investment "in quality journalism" rather than free gifts and DVDs, as the necessary cure for the...
Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge
Be the Best, Hire the Best, Train, Inspire and Retain the Best
Find out how to keep your best teachers on staff, and make sure your new teachers stay motivated beyond their first years on the job. In this book, leading educational consultant Franklin Schargel offers 162 easy-to-apply tips and strategies for principals and administrators looking to hire quality...
Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge
Dynamic and Seismic Applications
Today’s biggest structural engineering challenge is to design better structures, and a key issue is the need to take an integrated approach which balances control of costs with the requirement for handling earthquakes and other dynamic forces. Structural optimization is based on rigorous...
Published June 16th 2010 by CRC Press
Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center
Modern computing is no longer about devices but is all about providing services, a natural progression that both consumers and enterprises are eager to embrace. As it can deliver those services, efficiently and with quality, at compelling price levels, cloud computing is with us to stay....
Published April 6th 2010 by CRC Press
What Successful Leaders Do
This book brings together the insight and experience of successful leaders from over 60 schools on the issue of improving school culture – in their very own words. It provides the tools, practices, and examples that will help you in your own effort to improve school culture....
Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge
Effective, Easy-To-Implement Tips for Teachers
Speaking from years of experience, author Franklin Schargel provides 152 field-tested ideas about working with at-risk students. Designed to be read and implemented quickly, these are concise snapshots of what educators can do to keep students from dropping out. You can apply these practical tips...
Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge
Series: Spon's International Price Books
This new edition of Spon's Irish Construction Price Book, edited by Franklin + Andrews, is the only complete, tailored and up-to-date source of cost data for the Irish construction industry. This price book is an essential aid to profitable contracting for all those operating in Ireland's ...
Published April 2nd 2008 by Spon Press
Analysing Print Journalism
Pulling Newspapers Apart: Analysing Print Journalism explores contemporary UK national and local newspapers at a significant and pivotal moment in their development when some pundits are busily, if mistakenly, announcing their demise. The book offers a detailed examination of features which...
Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge
Innovative Systems for Seismic Response Control
An innovative concept, smart structural systems have proven to be extremely effective in absorbing damaging energy and/or counteracting potentially devastating force, thus limiting structural collapse and subsequent injury. As this technology rapidly evolves, there is an ever-increasing need for an...
Published February 24th 2008 by CRC Press