Now in its second edition,Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation. Topics covered include:-Energy systems-The hydrological...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
Research into children's ideas, 2nd Edition
What ideas do children hold about the natural world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? Young learners bring to the classroom knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world constructed from their experiences of education and from outside school. These ideas...
To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications. The Encyclopedia is designed for use as a reference tool by students...
Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge
A Human Odyssey
This book was written to try to integrate various strands of concern about communication, language, and thinking. There are two related questions that have served to initiate the enquiries that resulted in this book: Why do people hold false beliefs? And why do they accept and use inadequate...
Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Tourism: The Key Concepts offers a comprehensive collection of the most frequently used and studied concepts in the subject of tourism. Within the text key terms, concepts, typologies and frameworks are examined in the context of the broader social sciences, blending together theory and practice to...
Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge
Introduction to Bio-Ontologies explores the computational background of ontologies. Emphasizing computational and algorithmic issues surrounding bio-ontologies, this self-contained text helps readers understand ontological algorithms and their applications. The first part of the book defines...
Published June 21st 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
This cutting-edge volume describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). The first two sections identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. The third section discusses the relevance...
Published February 24th 2008 by Routledge
Research into children’s ideas
When children begin secondary school they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. These ideas, right or wrong, form the basis of all they subsequently learn. Research has shown that teaching is...
Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge
Best Practices for Securing Systems in the Internet and e-Business Age
Is your e-business secure? Have you done everything you can to protect your enterprise and your customers from the potential exploits of hackers, crackers, and other cyberspace menaces? As we expand the brave new world of e-commerce, we are confronted with a whole new set of security problems....
Published September 9th 2001 by Auerbach Publications
Research into children’s ideas
What ideas do children hold about the naturl world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? When children begin secondary school they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. These...
Published March 9th 1994 by Routledge