Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
E-textiles are articles of clothing, home furnishings, or architectures that include embedded computational and electronic elements. This book introduces a collection of tools that enable novices - including educators, hobbyists, and youth designers - to create and learn with e-textiles.
This publication deals with textiles from Egypt of the first millennium AD, supplied with Greek, Coptic and Arabic inscriptions. Originating from a period of changing cultures, religions and languages these objects became a valuable historical source. For the first time they are discussed from multi-disciplinary view points.
The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared information. Due to the tremendously broad-reaching influence of digital media, its impact on learning, behavior, and social interaction has become a widely discussed topic of study, synthesizing the research of academic scholars, community educators, and developers of civic programs. The Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media is an authoritative reference source for recent developments in the dynamic field of digital media. This timely publication provides an overview of technological developments in digital media and their myriad applications to literacy, education, and social settings. With its extensive coverage of issues related to digital media use, this handbook is an essential aid for students, instructors, school administrators, and education policymakers who hope to increase and optimize classroom incorporation of digital media. This innovative publication features current empirical studies and theoretical frameworks addressing a variety of topics including chapters on instant messaging, podcasts, video sharing, cell phone and tablet applications, e-discussion lists, e-zines, e-books, e-textiles, virtual worlds, social networking, cyberbullying, and the ethical issues associated with these new technologies.
Following the tradition and style of the acclaimed Index Islamicus, the editors have created this new Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World. The editors have surveyed and annotated a wide range of books and articles from collected volumes and journals published in all European languages (except Turkish) between 1906 and 2011. This comprehensive bibliography is an indispensable tool for everyone involved in the study of material culture in Muslim societies.
RESEARCH – RICERCA Professor Stephen Hawking: an appreciation by Lord Rees Lord Martin Rees Stephen Hawking and a new vision of the Universe Fabrizio Fontana The power of images. How mass media can influence the human mind Andrea Gentile APPLICATIONS – APPLICAZIONI Remote technical assistance to strengthen professional and economic resilience of people in war crisis A success case study by CIHEAM Bari Luigi Sisto, Onofrio Lorusso Wearable technology and schools: where are we and where do we go from here? Brian K. Sandall Sustainable development and territorial regeneration in archaeological areas. The case of Apollonia in Albania Cinzia Bellone, Vasiliki Geropanta, Merita Kushi A post-seism rebuilding proposal for civil masonry buildings. A case study Matteo Bagnoli HIGHLIGHT – PROSPETTIVE Half a classroom. Building open works Viviana Rubichi, Sara Fortuna Theories and techniques for teaching and learning English as a foreign language. The ESA method Giovanna Scatena CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INDICATIONS FOR THE AUTHORS
Textile design by Textile Society of America. Symposium
Rio Grande Textiles celebrates the vibrant and distinctive art form present in the Spanish communities of New Mexico and southern Colorado since European importation of the loom to the Rio Grande Valley some 400 years ago. The region's weavers evolved the distinctive styles and patterns found in Saltillo and Vallero blankets, weft ikat, handspun cotton blankets, jerga floor coverings, and colcha embroidery.