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Modeling the Computing Based Testing domain extending IMS QTI: Framework, models and exemplary implementations (2012)
Journal Article
Santos, P., Hernández-Leo, D., Pérez-Sanagustín, M., & Blat, J. (2012). Modeling the Computing Based Testing domain extending IMS QTI: Framework, models and exemplary implementations. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(5), 1648-1662. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2012.04.003

Using technology to create new types of questions is important, but also exploring new types of test representations or analyzing the most adequate technological device to support a specific assessment activity based on tests. This paper presents a c... Read More about Modeling the Computing Based Testing domain extending IMS QTI: Framework, models and exemplary implementations.

Managing disagreement in problem solving meeting talk (2012)
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Angouri, J. (2012). Managing disagreement in problem solving meeting talk. Journal of Pragmatics, 44(12), 1565-1579. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2012.06.010

Problem solving (PbS) talk has been associated with disagreement and conflict as interactants oppose each other's views and express diverse opinions. Although disagreement and conflict have been regarded in earlier work as potentially negative acts m... Read More about Managing disagreement in problem solving meeting talk.

The impact of mathematics anxiety on primary school children's working memory (2012)
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Witt, M. (2012). The impact of mathematics anxiety on primary school children's working memory. Europe's Journal of Psychology, 8(2), 263-274. https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.v8i2.458

While there is little doubt that there is a connection between mathematics anxiety and poor mathematical performance, the direction and nature of this connection is less clear. Some researchers (e.g., Ma & Xu, 2004) have contended that poor mathemati... Read More about The impact of mathematics anxiety on primary school children's working memory.

Candidate Selection in British Second Order Elections: A Comparison of Electoral System and Party Strategy Effects (2012)
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Evans, E., & Harrison, L. (2012). Candidate Selection in British Second Order Elections: A Comparison of Electoral System and Party Strategy Effects. Journal of Legislative Studies, 18(2), 242-260. https://doi.org/10.1080/13572334.2012.673067

Whilst most UK political parties have now accepted the need to increase the number of women representatives, the stark reality is that women remain under-represented. The under-representation of women in UK politics is not just evident in the nationa... Read More about Candidate Selection in British Second Order Elections: A Comparison of Electoral System and Party Strategy Effects.

Drawing on a dream (2012)
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Imperatore, L. M. (2012). Drawing on a dream

DRAWING OUT 2012 Paper Title: Drawing on a Dream Author: Lynn Imperatore Affiliations: • PhD Researcher/University of the West of England/Department of Art & Design, ACE • Co-Chair, HATCH Research Project,PLaCE Research Centre, UWE • R... Read More about Drawing on a dream.

"I'm a Greek Kiwi": Constructing Greekness in Discourse (2012)
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Angouri, J. (2012). "I'm a Greek Kiwi": Constructing Greekness in Discourse. Journal of Language, Identity and Education, 11(2), 96-108. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348458.2012.667303

The article reports on the preliminary findings of a project on the constructions of Greekness in modern diasporas. The discussion draws on data from the self-identified Greek community of Wellington, New Zealand. Interview data, ethnographic diaries... Read More about "I'm a Greek Kiwi": Constructing Greekness in Discourse.

Freedom of expression and hatred of religion (2012)
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Thompson, S. (2012). Freedom of expression and hatred of religion. Ethnicities, 12(2), 215-232. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468796811431298

The UK's Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 makes it an offence to deliberately stir up hatred against people on religious grounds. For its supporters, the Act offers necessary protection to a range of groups that are vulnerable to the harmful effe... Read More about Freedom of expression and hatred of religion.

Transfer and language contact: The case of Pirahã (2012)
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Sakel, J. (2012). Transfer and language contact: The case of Pirahã. International Journal of Bilingualism, 16(1), 37-52. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006911403212

In this article the author argues that the language contact situation between Pirahã (Muran) and Portuguese can best be explained in a framework combining the theoretical approaches to language contact and transfer. In this contact situation, Portugu... Read More about Transfer and language contact: The case of Pirahã.

Grammatical collocations and verb-particle constructions in Brussels French: A corpus-linguistic approach to transfer (2012)
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Treffers-Daller, J. (2012). Grammatical collocations and verb-particle constructions in Brussels French: A corpus-linguistic approach to transfer. International Journal of Bilingualism, 16(1), 53-82. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006911403213

This article shows how a corpus-linguistic approach to transfer based on Jarvis (2000), Jarvis and Pavlenko (2008) and Mougeon, Nadasdi, and Rehner (2005) can help to disentangle internal and external explanations in language variation and change. Th... Read More about Grammatical collocations and verb-particle constructions in Brussels French: A corpus-linguistic approach to transfer.

Funding for faience (2012)
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Hoskins, S. (2012). Funding for faience. Ceramic Review, 15

Professor Stephen Hoskins explains an exciting three-year Arts and Humanities Research Council project.

The spaces of "Deep Mapping": A partial account (2011)
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Biggs, I. (2011). The spaces of "Deep Mapping": A partial account. Journal of Arts and Communities, 2(1), 5-25. https://doi.org/10.1386/jaac.2.1.5_1

This article sets out an understanding of the emergent practices collectively referred to as `deep mapping'. It adopts Mike Pearson's view that the optimal deep mapping takes `region as its optic' (2006), while also recognizing the value of smaller-s... Read More about The spaces of "Deep Mapping": A partial account.

Operationalizing and measuring language dominance (2011)
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Treffers-Daller, J. (2011). Operationalizing and measuring language dominance. International Journal of Bilingualism, 15(2), 147-163. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006910381186

The aim of this article is to show how measures of lexical richness (Guiraud, 1954; Malvern, Richards, Chipere, & Durán, 2004) can be used to operationalize and measure language dominance among bilinguals. A typology of bilinguals is proposed based o... Read More about Operationalizing and measuring language dominance.

Language dominance in Turkish-German bilinguals: Methodological aspects of measurements in structurally different languages (2011)
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Başbaĝi, R., Yildiz, C., Daller, M. H., Daller, M., Yıldız, C., de Jong, N. H., …Başbaĝi, R. (2011). Language dominance in Turkish-German bilinguals: Methodological aspects of measurements in structurally different languages. International Journal of Bilingualism, 15(2), 215-236. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006910381197

The purpose of this study is to establish measures of language dominance in bilinguals who speak structurally different languages, in our case German and Turkish, with tools that are based on fluency and oral proficiency. A 'balanced' bilingual with... Read More about Language dominance in Turkish-German bilinguals: Methodological aspects of measurements in structurally different languages.

Clinical efficiency in a simulated emergency and relationship to team behaviours: A multisite cross-sectional study (2011)
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Siassakos, D., Bristowe, K., Draycott, T. J., Angouri, J., Hambly, H., Winter, C., …Fox, R. (2011). Clinical efficiency in a simulated emergency and relationship to team behaviours: A multisite cross-sectional study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 118(5), 596-607. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02843.x

Objective: To identify specific aspects of teamworking associated with greater clinical efficiency in simulated obstetric emergencies. Design: Cross-sectional secondary analysis of video recordings from the Simulation & Fire-drill Evaluation (SaFE) r... Read More about Clinical efficiency in a simulated emergency and relationship to team behaviours: A multisite cross-sectional study.

Phenomenology and its application in medicine (2011)
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Carel, H. (2011). Phenomenology and its application in medicine. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 32(1), 33-46. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11017-010-9161-x

Phenomenology is a useful methodology for describing and ordering experience. As such, phenomenology can be specifically applied to the first person experience of illness in order to illuminate this experience and enable health care providers to enha... Read More about Phenomenology and its application in medicine.

School based working memory training: Preliminary finding of improvement in children's mathematical performance (2011)
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Witt, M. (2011). School based working memory training: Preliminary finding of improvement in children's mathematical performance. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 7(1), 7-15. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10053-008-0083-3

Working memory is a complex cognitive system responsible for the concurrent storage and processing of information. Given that a complex cognitive task like mental arithmetic clearly places demands on working memory (e.g., in remembering partial resul... Read More about School based working memory training: Preliminary finding of improvement in children's mathematical performance.


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