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John Thorpe

(c. 1565–c.1655). English land-and building-surveyor, who also appears to have designed (though rarely supervised) buildings. He produced a book of plans (preserved in Sir John ...

Assessment of Active Learning

Assessment of Active Learning   Reference library

Kay Gibson and Carolyn M. Shaw

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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...in the topic and assessment ( Runté 2004 ). Thorpe ( 2000 ) proposes the use of self-assessment that requires students to articulate their own criteria and then assess their performance against the criteria. Even if students are not directly involved in designing assessment measures, instructors should provide a clear assessment rubric. Another important component of sound assessment is the use of multiple and varied measures for the most reliable and valid assessment data ( Angelo and Cross 1993 ; Thorpe 2000 ; Brown 2004–5 ; Tomlinson 2007–8 )....

Logistics

Logistics   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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2004

...and endurance, military success remains uncertain, regardless of the number of machines and the sophistication of the doctrines employed. [See also Combat Effectiveness ; Combat Support ; War: Nature of War .] George Cyrus Thorpe , Pure Logistics: The Science of War Preparation , 1917. George C. Shaw , Supply in Modern War , 1939. John D. Millett , Logistics and Modern War , Military Affairs , 9, no. 3 (Fall 1945), pp. 193–207. Daniel Hawthorne , For Want of a Nail: The Influence of Logistics on War , 1948. United States Army Service Forces , Logistics...

Britain

Britain   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
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...1981. Fitz Nigel (Fitzneale), Richard . Dialogus de Scaccario: The Course of the Exchequer . Edited and translated by Charles Johnson . 2d ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. Florence of Worcester . Chronicon ex chronicis . Edited by Benjamin Thorpe . 2 vols. London: English Historical Society, 1848–1849. Geoffrey of Monmouth . Historia regum Britanniae . Edited by Acton Griscom . Translated by RobertEllis Jones . London: Longmans, Green, 1929. Gerald of Wales (Giraldus Cambrensis) . Expugnatio Hibernica . Edited and...

Iberia

Iberia   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
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...Jeremy du Q. Adams . In Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources , edited by Olivia Remie Constable, pp. 12–20. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Gregory of Tours . The History of the Franks . Translated and introduced by Lewis Thorpe . Harmondsworth, U.K: Penguin, 1974; reprinted 1983. Hucbald. Life of St. Leander of Seville . In Patrologiae cursus completas, Series Latina , vol. 132, pp. 877–894. Paris, 1844–1864. Ildefonsus of Toledo . On the Lives of Famous Men . In Lives of the Visigothic Fathers ,...

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