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academic monitoring

The process of observing students' academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of ...

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
74 words

...geography The geographical analysis of citation data. Citations are references in an article or a book to other scholarly works. They comprise one measure of academic influence. Citations are monitored and compiled in databases such as the ISI indexes or Google Scholar. By mining these databases it is possible to map and rank key sites of geographical knowledge production and to also construct citation networks of the inter-relationships between authors, places, and...

Internet

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
872 words

...including the adoption of back-offices , that creates efficiencies and increased productivity, competitiveness, and profits. Internet technologies and infrastructures are altering how cities operate, facilitating so-called ‘smart buildings’, changing how transport systems are monitored and run, and how services are managed and delivered. Not unsurprisingly then, the Internet has become a focal point for geographical analysis, with research focusing on the actual geography of the Net itself (where the physical infrastructure is located and how it is connected...

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