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Teaching with Technology: Active Learning in International Studies

Teaching with Technology: Active Learning in International Studies   Reference library

Steven F. Jackson

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...Science and Politics 35 (2), 229–32. King, K.P. , and Gura, M. (2007) Podcasting for Teachers: Using a New Technology to Revolutionize Teaching and Learning . Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Klemm, W.R. (2007) Computer Slide Shows: A Trap for Bad Teaching. College Teaching 55 (3), 121–4. Kompf, M. (2005) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and the Seduction of Knowledge, Teaching, and Learning: What Lies Ahead for Education. Curriculum Inquiry 35 (2), 213–33. Kuzma, L. (1998) The World Wide Web and Active Learning in the...

Technology and Development in International Communication

Technology and Development in International Communication   Reference library

Nanette S. Levinson

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...and/or political change. Three examples come from the government, university, and NGO sectors: the USAID Challenge, the UC Berkeley Human Rights Mobile Challenge, and the Social Action Change the Web Challenge (see www.netsquared.org ). Again, however, there needs to be additional research on the roles of culture, especially in interaction with web 2.0 technologies. There clearly is something new here and much more research is needed to capture possible impacts on development and relationships to international organizations, governments, and the private...

Model UN and Model EU Programs

Model UN and Model EU Programs   Reference library

Gretchen J. Van Dyke

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...or international relations theories. ( Lantis 2000 :131–2; McIntosh 2001 :271, 274; Chasek 2005 :4) The Adams–Adamski MUN preparatory guide devotes four entire chapters to the UN’s historical foundations, governing structures, and current issue areas. ( 2002 :9–42) The study guides of the large-scale simulations, such as the NMUN, also urge students to broaden their knowledge of the UN system as they prepare, and the MUN web sites generally provide valuable links to the various parts of the UN’s web site to assist with this step ( NMUN 2009b ). As soon as...

Information Technologies and the Global Political Economy

Information Technologies and the Global Political Economy   Reference library

Jeffrey A. Hart

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...and is growing rapidly. ICT services include, among others, the software industry, telecommunications services, data processing, and web-based information services. Table 1 shows estimates made by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association ( JEITA ) of global revenues for global electronics and information technology industries in 2008 . JEITA estimated total revenues to be over $2 trillion. Importance of ICT Industries in the Global Economy Many scholars argue that the importance of ICT industries goes beyond the...

Teaching with Media

Teaching with Media   Reference library

Michael Kuchinsky

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...and learning resources on South Asia. Indiana University Bloomington: West European Studies. At www.indiana.edu/∼west/outreach_teaching.shtml , accessed May 27, 2009. Teaching resources. AllAcademic Research: Web-based K-12 Resources for Teaching about Latin America. At www.allacademic.com/meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/0/9/8/0/8/p98081_index.html , accessed May 27, 2009. LASER: Latin American School and Educational Resources. At http://laser.msu.edu/ , accessed May 27, 2009. About the Author Michael Kuchinsky is an Assistant Professor...

International Communication in Social Movements and Interest Groups

International Communication in Social Movements and Interest Groups   Reference library

Kenneth Rogerson

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...only types. There are cell phones, satellites, digital cameras, social networking sites, blogs, video sharing sites like YouTube and others. Some of these are different technologies altogether, others are simply differing uses of existing technologies, sometimes referred to as Web 2.0. Authors have attempted to place these technologies in the historical context of development. Harold Innis’s ( 2007 ) seminal work on the political power of communication networks actually ends with the printing press, emphasizing that the tools used to connect people may simply...

Terrorism and Counterterrorism on the Internet

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Gabriel Weimann

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...located in the United States. As the researchers concluded: What is clearly evident however is that jihadist content is spreading far beyond traditional jihadist websites or even dedicated forums to embrace, in particular, video sharing and social networking – both hallmarks of Web 2.0 – and thus extending their reach far beyond what may be conceived as their core support base in the Middle East and North Africa region to diaspora populations, converts, and political sympathizers. Recent studies have identified numerous, albeit sometimes overlapping, ways in which...

Global Governance and Feminist Activism

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Julie Mertus

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...Wong, K.S. (2003) Pranks and Fake Porn: Doing Feminism My Way. In Dicker, R. , and Piepmeier, A. (eds.) Catching a Wave: Reclaiming Feminism for the 21st Century . Boston: Northeastern University. World Bank (2008) Gender in the World Bank . http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTGENDER/0,,contentMDK:20260262~menuPK:489120~pagePK:210058~piPK:210062~theSitePK:336868,00.html , accessed July 27, 2009. Online Resources Centre for the Study of Global Governance. At www.lse.ac.uk/Depts/global , accessed July 27, 2009. An international research...

Spatial and Temporal Interdependence

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Michael Colaresi and Jude C. Hays

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...to War. International Studies Quarterly 40 (2), 531–58. Vasquez, J.A. (2000) Reexamining the Steps to War: New Evidence and Theoretical Insight. In M. Midlarsky (ed.) The Handbook of War Studies II . Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. West, M. , and Harrison, J. (1997) Bayesian Forecasting and Dynamic Models , 2nd edn. New York: Springer. Wright, Q. (1942) A Study of War . Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Online Resources Kansas Event Data System ( KEDS ). At: http://web.ku.edu/keds , accessed November 2009. This...

Modernity and Nationalism

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Jonathan M. Acuff

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...J.J. (2005) Realism is Right. National Interest 81, 10. Mercer, J. (1995) Anarchy and Identity. International Organization 49 (2), 229–52. Modelski, G. (1996) The Evolutionary Paradigm for World Politics. International Studies Quarterly 40, 321–42. Murphy, A.B. (1996) The Sovereign State System as Political-Territorial Ideal: Historical and Contemporary Considerations. In T.J. Biersteker and C. Weber (eds.), State Sovereignty as Social Construct . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 81–120. Onuf, N. (1989) World of Our Making...

The Spatial Analysis of War

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Clionadh Raleigh, Frank D.W. Witmer, and John O’Loughlin

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...Quadrangle Books. Rosh, R. (1988) Third World Militarization: Security Webs and the States They Ensnare. Journal of Conflict Resolution 32 (4), 671–98. Rustad, S.C.A. , Rød, J.K. , Larsen, W. , and Gleditsch, N.P. (2008) Foliage and Fighting: Forest Resources and the Onset, Duration and Location of Civil War. Political Geography 27 (7), 761–82. Salehyan, I. , and Gleditsch, K.S. (2006) Refugees and the Spread of Civil War. International Organization 60 (2), 335–66. Sambanis, N. (2001) Do Ethnic and Nonethnic Civil Wars Have the Same Causes...

Teaching about the Global Political Economy

Teaching about the Global Political Economy   Reference library

Kimberly A. Weir and Vicki L. Golich

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...ASEE Conference . Walvoord, B.E. , and Anderson, V.J. (1998) Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment . San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Wang, H. , and Gearhart, D.L. (2006) Designing and Developing Web-based Instruction . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Watts, J. (2008) A Journey from History 1.0 to History 2.0: Integrating Digital History into the Graduate History Degree. Unpublished manuscript draft (July), pp. 1–9. Weir, K.A. (2007) Sewing or Sex?: Labor Migration in Thailand. Case Study 295. Washington, DC: Georgetown University...

Teaching Global Environmental Politics

Teaching Global Environmental Politics   Reference library

Katrina S. Rogers

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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... (1986) Those Who Understand: Knowledge Growth in Teaching. Educational Researcher 15 (2), 4–14. Shulman, L.S. (1991) Ways of Seeing, Ways of Knowing, Ways of Teaching, Ways of Learning about Teaching. Journal of Curriculum Studies 23 (5), 393–5. Superville, D. (2009) Billions To Be Spent on Green Jobs, Training. Federal News Radio May 25. At: wtop.com/?nid=116&sid=1682876 , accessed May 29, 2009. Online Resources Environmental Studies Section web site. At www.gegdialogue.org/teaching/ , accessed March 12, 2009, from International...

International Law and the Responsibility to Protect

International Law and the Responsibility to Protect   Reference library

B. Welling Hall

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...for the 21st Century . New York: Palgrave, pp. 31–43. Bellamy, A.J. (2005) Responsibility to Protect or Trojan Horse? The Crisis in Darfur and Humanitarian Intervention after Iraq. Ethics and International Affairs 19 (2), 31–54. Bellamy, A.J. (2009) The Responsibility to Protect . Cambridge, UK: Polity. Biersteker, T.J. , and Weber, C. (1996). State Sovereignty as a Social Construct . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Bodin, J. (1576) Six Books of the Commonwealth. At www.constitution.org/bodin/bodin_1.htm , accessed Jan. 2009. Bothe,...

Technology Standards in International Communication

Technology Standards in International Communication   Reference library

Jeffrey Hart

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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... (36), 69–89. US Congress, Office of Technology Assessment (1992) Global Standards: Building Blocks for the Future . Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office. Weber, S. (2004) The Success of Open Source . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Werle, R. , and Iversen, E.J. (2006). Promoting Legitimacy in Technical Standardization. Science, Technology & Innovation Studies (2), 19–39. Winn, J. (2009) Globalization and Standards: The Logic of Two-Level Games. I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (185) (5), 185–218. ...

Teaching International Political Sociology

Teaching International Political Sociology   Reference library

Vincent Pouliot

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...a twitch and a wink is vast […] The winker is communicating, and indeed communicating in a quite precise and special way: (1) deliberately, (2) to someone in particular, (3) to impart a particular message, (4) according to a socially established code, and (5) without cognizance of the rest of the company. This example Geertz ( 1973 :5) takes to illustrate that any human being “is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself [ sic ] has spun,” and that as a result we social scientists are first and foremost “in search of meaning.” Should we...

Trade in Services

Trade in Services   Reference library

Russell Alan Williams and Jeff Loder

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...mobility of factors of production in order to take place; for example, the right of establishment of a service multinational in different jurisdictions to provide services directly, via investment, or the right of service workers to move freely between jurisdictions ( Higgott and Weber 2005 ). Ensuring the mobility of factors of production is far more complicated than liberalizing cross-border trade in services. This is abundantly clear when examining barriers to all trade in services. Broadly, potential barriers to services can include traditional tariff and ...

Pedagogy and Foreign Policy Analysis

Pedagogy and Foreign Policy Analysis   Reference library

Marijke Breuning

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...go beyond simply attending class sessions and asking an occasional question. Table 2 Teaching strategies and evaluation techniques Undergraduate Graduate All Attendance/participation 35 5 40 (67.3%) (29.4%) (58%) Class/seminar discussion participation 26 16 42 (50%) (94.1%) (60.9%) Scheduled examinations (one or more) 43 9 52 (82.7%) (52.9%) (75.4%) Unannounced quizzes 6 0 6 (11.5%) (8.7%) (Short) papers on course readings 27 11 38 ...

International Communication Regimes

International Communication Regimes   Reference library

J.P. Singh

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...increasingly more complex. As with regime change, users and carriers demanded smooth information flows for technologies including the radio, television, satellites, computers, data networks, fiber optics, cellular phones, Third Generation (3–G) Wireless, and, more recently, Web 2.0 and cloud computing applications. Arbitrating among powerful economic interests behind standard-setting was often hard and it has always been a somewhat political process. The processes of frequency allocation and determining slots in the GSO can be viewed as stand-setting...

Globalization and the Environment: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here

Globalization and the Environment: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here   Reference library

Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Felicia A. Peck

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...Economy. Global Environmental Politics 2 (2), 92–115. Mol, A.P.J. , and Sonnenfeld, D.A. (eds.) (2000) Ecological Modernisation around the World: Perspectives and Critical Debates . London: Frank Cass. Mol, A.P.J. , and Spaargaren, G. (2004) Ecological Modernization and Consumption: A Reply. Society & Natural Resources 17 (3), 261–5. Mont, O. (2004) Product-Service Systems: Panacea or Myth?, PhD dissertation. Lund University. At www.iiiee.lu.se/Publication.nsf/0/d375f6813a2c460cc1256ef9002d15c0/$FILE/mont.pdf , accessed March 12, 2008. Murphy...

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