Sustainable lighting design for libraries Prof Koli CHEN, Professor in Architecture Department, Tunghai University, Taiwan In a time when energy conservation and environmental protection are considered important, sustainable design is a major step towards sustainable development for libraries. However, the traditional ways in which lighting is designed and implemented in most libraries do not suit the needs of a digital era in which both paper and computer screens are frequently used mediums for reading.
Bookbird Facebook page here News from Bookbird Inc. President This is a very special year for Bookbird as we celebrate our 60th birthday. The board of Bookbird, Inc. Janelle Mathis and Dr. In a fast-changing world, where power is becoming more and more oppressive and undemocratic, agency, voice and identity are the very life elements that can sustain us.
Our sense of agency—our ability to assert our identity, exert our voice and make a difference in the world—is closely related to our drive to live, act and hope. Citizens who contribute to, and receive from, their local and global communities, strive to have a voice in issues that matter and to be part of decision-making processes that are of importance.
Such empowerment comes from developing a strong sense of identity. One important way in which people do this, is by sharing their stories.
Experiencing acts of agency through reading offers powerful ways to learn about other members of our local and global communities as well as consider the potential for our own agency. We seek manuscripts that address the notion of agency as perceived and nurtured across various countries and cultures, both within literature and through the sharing of literature.
In doing so, we invite a broad spectrum of possible connections through themes that address: The following subthemes are offered as suggestions in addition to ones you may have in mind: Teachers, librarians, publishers, authors and parents, short articles discussing the ways in which you have worked with children and their literatures, or have watched children respond to literature are welcomed.
The interview needs to not have been published elsewhere and to provide some background information, before and after the main part that features questions and answers.
Postcards and Letters, ca. In spite of some encouraging trends over the past few years, texts that are originally published in English continue to dominate the international exchange of stories.
We seek manuscripts that take a comparative approach or are concerned with a particular national literature or a particular book, theme or creator. It is important that the article is of interest to an international audience. Children and their Books, ca. Bookbird submission guidelines can be found here.
Articles that compare literatures from different countries are of interest, as are papers on translation studies and articles that discuss the reception of work from one country in another. Articles concerned with a particular national literature or a particular book or writer may also be suitable, but it is important that the article should be of interest to an international audience and written without assuming excessive background information.
These pieces are shorter and are not peer reviewed.
They are expected to present good practice and to stimulate other readers who work with children. They should also create a dialogue between the academic articles and day-to-day practice.
Bookbird publishes reviews of both primary and secondary sources. Reviews of non-Anglophone works are particularly welcomed. There is no particular deadline for Bookbird except in the case of occasional special issuesand papers tend to be published roughly in the order in which they are received.Over the past 45 years, students in the United States have made notable gains in academic achievement.
However, the racial achievement gap remains because not all groups of students are advancing at the same rates. The Journal of Instructional Pedagogies (JIP) publishes original academic research related to contemporary instructional techniques and education issues. Educational topics related to delivery methods, implementation of classroom technologies, distance learning, class activities and assessment are typical topics.
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Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature (ISSN ) is a refereed journal published quarterly by IBBY.. Bookbird aims to communicate new ideas to the community of readers interested in children's books and is open to any topic in the field of international children's torosgazete.comrd also includes themed issues for which the .
In this paper, I review three major purposes for arms control negotiations — disarmament, stability, and advantage.
In the first part of the paper, I compare the three purposes against the causes of war literature to show that each provides a defensible. Taiwan Children ' s Literature was written both by Taiwanese writers, both by Japanese Writers or Taiwanese that had an education "Japanese Style": this happened because with their arrival, Japanese also brought their children, consequently they needed schools in which these could study their original Culture, Literature and Language.