The Place of Play: Toys and Digital Cultures (Amsterdam by Maaike Lauwaert

By Maaike Lauwaert

Know-how has come to dominate the realm of toys and gaming. Given the gigantic approval for desktop video games, in addition to the expanding function performed via the electronic in youth actions, it’s now not dazzling that the realm of play has come to exist on the borders of technological creation and intake. where of Play takes on electronic toys and machine video games as a domain for strategic learn into the character, features, mechanisms, and difficulties handy in our modern evaluate of what it ability to play. Maaike Lauwert facilities her dialogue at the “geography of play,” which contains assorted features of play itself, together with the layout of a toy, the discourse surrounding it, and the ways that it truly is really utilized by its participant.

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Media in Education: Results from the 2011 ICEM and SIIE by Nelson De Luca Pretto (auth.), António Moreira, Otto

By Nelson De Luca Pretto (auth.), António Moreira, Otto Benavides, Antonio Jose Mendes (eds.)

With the purpose of discussing “old” and “new” instructing applied sciences, according to study and at the innovations and praxis of using applied sciences and methodologies within the diverse educating degrees, and likewise embracing the contribution and lively participation of researchers, lecturers, creators, managers and different experts, the paintings will supply inputs at the following themes: scholars’ views on media within the lecture room, scholars and media (as content material and as instruments for learning), academic Media layout, Institutional influence of the mixing of academic Media, outdated v. New Media: what quite concerns, learn and assessment, own and/or social studying environments/networks, Media and inclusion, Media and casual studying, Immersive studying environments, digital mobility in schooling, cellular studying, Media and literacies.

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Old-Fashioned Holiday Vignettes by Dover Publications

By Dover Publications

Dover Publication:Old-Fashioned vacation Vignettes ДИЗАЙН,ДИЗАЙН и ГРАФИКА Название: outdated vacation Vignettes Автор: Dover guides Год: 2002 Размер: 37.6 MB Качество: отличное Серия или Выпуск: digital Clip Art.com eighty five

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The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex: What's Wrong with by Mark Kermode

By Mark Kermode

A popular movie critic offers a no-holds-barred account of all that's nice and all that's poor approximately cinema</B></B> Outspoken, opinionated, and hilariously humorous, the critic who carved out a profession in print, radio, and tv dependent fullyyt at the trust that The Exorcist is the best motion picture ever made and that the Pirates of the Caribbean films may be buried in a really deep gap the place they could by no means hassle somebody ever back tackles the genuine questions that severe filmgoers desire answered: What's incorrect with the fashionable motion picture enterprise? How do we make it correct? If blockbusters earn money irrespective of how undesirable they're, then why don't you make a very good one for a transformation? How can 3-D be the way forward for cinema whilst it's been giving audiences a headache for more than 100 years? Why pay to observe movies in theaters which don't have a projectionist yet do have a fast-food stand? And, in an international in which intercourse and town 2 was a success, what the hell are movie critics for? This hilariously forthright, enthusiastic examine the country of movie this present day will pride all movie obsessives.

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Adweek (9 May 2016)

Assessment: The all-new Adweek positive aspects information and knowledge for advertising and marketing, media and advertisements pros that you just can’t locate wherever else. each one factor contains profiles and interviews with best newsmakers, evaluations of scorching advert campaigns, the most recent tendencies in print, electronic and advertisements and masses more.

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Searching for Dave Chappelle by Jason Zinoman

By Jason Zinoman

In 2005, Dave Chappelle left convey company on the peak of his status, giving up a small fortune and the most well liked new tv exhibit in lots of years. In so doing, he remodeled from being one of many maximum comics of his new release into essentially the most enigmatic ever. In Searching for Dave Chappelle, Jason Zinoman, the 1st comedy critic within the historical past of the recent York occasions, varieties throughout the myriad theories and examines what occurred to this singular artist.

Through huge reporting, this kindle unmarried tells a compelling narrative that takes readers behind the curtain of Comedy principal, the recent York comedy scene and community tv. this isn't only a tale approximately Dave Chappelle, but additionally approximately race, status and the customarily blurry dating among picture and fact. Chappelle’s attractiveness has merely grown through the years and he is still some of the most influential and famous comedians alive. simply as he tip-toes again into the highlight with a high-profile nationwide journey, this publication gives you the basic research of his lifestyles and paintings.

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OccupyMedia!: The Occupy Movement and Social Media in Crisis by Christian Fuchs

By Christian Fuchs

The Occupy circulate has emerged in a historic predicament of worldwide capitalism. It struggles for the reappropriation of the commodified commons. Communications are a part of the commons of society. but modern social media are ridden by way of an antagonism among inner most company regulate (YouTube, fb, Twitter, etc.) and self-managed, commons-based activist media. during this paintings, Christian Fuchs analyses the contradictory dialectic of social media within the Occupy circulate. Drawing on a political economic system framework and interpretation of the result of the OccupyMedia! Survey, during which greater than four hundred Occupy activists mentioned on their social media use, OccupyMedia! The Occupy circulation and Social Media in predicament Capitalism indicates how activists confront the contradictions of capitalism and communique within the age of concern and social media. The ebook discusses the contradiction among advertisement and replacement social media and argues that the life of a surveillance-industrial advanced expressed within the PRISM procedure indicates the pressing necessity to create social media past fb and Google.

“There were many makes an attempt to ascertain the Occupy stream, yet none with the theoretical and empirical rigour of Fuchs’ masterful publication. OccupyMedia! deals a severe imaginative and prescient of a global in obstacle, an in depth description of the voices of resistance, and an intensive research of recent sorts of communique. the result's a much-needed version for learn on social pursuits and a wealthy shop of data for today’s flow activists.” —Prof. Vincent Mosco, Queen's college, writer of The Political financial system of Communication

“Christian Fuchs has written an quintessential advisor - in response to new examine - to the breaking tale of the connection of the big explosion in world wide protest and upheaval and social media. The ebook is a very good learn and has vital insights into the main critical concerns dealing with media students and activists. It merits shut attention.” —Prof. Robert W. McChesney, collage of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, writer of Digital Disconnect

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Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users by Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy

By Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy

Far greater than only a software program guide, Avid enhancing is your relied on consultant to uncovering the various layers of 1 of the world's most fun crafts. This publication weaves important enhancing ideas including the powerful Avid workflow, delving deeply into effective modifying suggestions and ideas. In an easy-to-read sort, you'll come upon particular step by step directions for 1000's of Avid tactics, and greater than 500 pictures and display captures make advanced ideas effortless to understand. You'll quickly start to understand the procedure out and in, all whereas enhancing your total enhancing process and skillset.

Geared towards starting and intermediate Avid editors, this booklet publications you thru either narrative and documentary modifying tasks. The accompanying DVD presents professionally shot photos so you might edit, supplying you with a hands-on, learn-as-you-go experience.

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