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Action Research as Continuous Professional Development in Southeast Asia  

Sarimah Shaik-Abdullah, S. Kanageswari Suppiah Shanmugam, and Mohan Chinappan

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Jul 2020
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Education
The quality of education in any country rests on school communities as a whole. However, the real implementers of innovations and changes in curriculum are teachers. Teachers, as ... More

Activism and Social Movement Building in Curriculum  

Julie Gorlewski and Isabel Nuñez

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Jul 2020
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Education
Curriculum, while often conceived as a static entity delivered as a neutral set of facts arranged in disciplinary categories, is, in reality, a pedagogical artifact—a product generated as a ... More

Adiabatic Quantum Computing and Quantum Annealing  

Erica K. Grant and Travis S. Humble

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Jul 2020
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Physics
Adiabatic quantum computing (AQC) is a model of computation that uses quantum mechanical processes operating under adiabatic conditions. As a form of universal quantum computation, AQC ... More

Affixation in Morphology  

Kristel Van Goethem

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Jul 2020
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Linguistics
Affixation is the morphological process that consists of adding an affix (i.e., a bound morpheme) to a morphological base. It is cross-linguistically the most common process ... More

African Biomass Burning and Its Atmospheric Impacts  

Charles Ichoku

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Jul 2020
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Climate Science
Biomass burning is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa, which harbors more than half of global biomass burning activity. These African open fires are mostly induced by humans for various ... More

Algerian Civil War  

Anissa Daoudi

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Jul 2020
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African History
While the literature on the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962) is extensive, studies on the armed conflict between the Algerian military and the armed Islamic groups, which cost the ... More

Legal Regimes for Sharing Transboundary Water  

Mara Tignino

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Jul 2020
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Environmental Science
The law applicable to transboundary waters is a corpus juris that dates back to the 19th century. It originally focused on regulating the uses of transboundary watercourses for navigation ... More

Animal Rights Education  

Kai Horsthemke

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Jul 2020
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Education
The subject of other-than-human animals, their conscious, conative and cognitive life and also their moral status and their treatment at our (human) hands, is a surprisingly novel topic ... More

Anthropometrics: The Intersection of Economics and Human Biology  

John Komlos

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Jul 2020
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Economics and Finance
Anthropometrics is a research program that explores the extent to which economic processes affect human biological processes using height and weight as markers. This agenda differs from ... More

Anti-LGBT and Religious Right Movements in the United States  

Clyde Wilcox

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Jul 2020
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Politics
The Christian Right continues to oppose lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights, but the nature of this opposition has evolved over time—often in conjunction with changes in ... More

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