Connected Play

Tweens in a Virtual World
Author: Yasmin B. Kafai,Deborah A. Fields
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019930
Category: Computers
Page: 195
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How kids play in virtual worlds, how it matters for their offline lives, and what this means for designing educational opportunities.

Families at Play

Connecting and Learning Through Video Games
Author: Sinem Siyahhan,Elisabeth Gee
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262037467
Category: Computers
Page: 216
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A new perspective on games and families -- Strengthening family relations -- Family learning and video games -- Understanding oneself, each other, and the world -- Developing a learning culture through gaming -- Designing for intergenerational play

Play and Educational Theory and Practice


Author: Donald E. Lytle
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781567506846
Category: Education
Page: 331
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Based on ongoing research from Australia, American, Korea and Taiwan, this work discusses the applied value and theory of play.

Connected Viewing

Selling, Streaming, & Sharing Media in the Digital Age
Author: Jennifer Holt,Kevin Sanson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135081298
Category: Social Science
Page: 266
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As patterns of media use become more integrated with mobile technologies and multiple screens, a new mode of viewer engagement has emerged in the form of connected viewing, which allows for an array of new relationships between audiences and media texts in the digital space. This exciting new collection brings together twelve original essays that critically engage with the socially-networked, multi-platform, and cloud-based world of today, examining the connected viewing phenomenon across television, film, video games, and social media. The result is a wide-ranging analysis of shifting business models, policy matters, technological infrastructure, new forms of user engagement, and other key trends affecting screen media in the digital era. Connected Viewing contextualizes the dramatic transformations taking place across both media industries and national contexts, and offers students and scholars alike a diverse set of methods and perspectives for studying this critical moment in media culture.

Play and Power


Author: Karen Vibeke Mortensen,Liselotte Grünbaum
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1855758032
Category: Psychology
Page: 178
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Presents the theme of 'Play and Power' both inside and outside the therapeutic space. This title illustrates in clinical cases from individual psychotherapies with children and adults and from group analysis.

Portable Play in Everyday Life: The Nintendo DS


Author: Samuel Tobin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137396598
Category: Social Science
Page: 130
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People play mobile games everywhere and at any time. Tobin examines this media practice through the players directly using the lens of the players and practice of the Nintendo DS system. He argues for the primacy of context for understanding how digital play functions in today's society, emphasizing location, "killing-time," and mobile communities.

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Schema Therapy

Theory, Research, and Practice
Author: Michiel van Vreeswijk,Jenny Broersen,Marjon Nadort
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118332296
Category: Psychology
Page: 680
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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Schema Therapy provides acomprehensive overview of developments in the theory, diagnosis,treatment, research, implementation, and management of schematherapy. Presents a comprehensive overview of schema therapy -goes far beyond all previous books on the subject to covertheoretical, research and practical perspectives Covers the latest developments, including work on mindfulnessand borderline personality disorder, as well as new applications ofschema therapy beyond personality disorders Includes chapters by leaders in the field including WendyBehary and Arnoud Arntz, as well as a foreword by Jeffrey Young,the founder of schema therapy

The Complete Euripides

Volume I: Trojan Women and Other Plays
Author: Peter Burian,Alan Shapiro
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199831165
Category: Drama
Page: 400
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected here were originally available as single volumes. This new collection retains the informative introductions and explanatory notes of the original editions, with Greek line numbers and a single combined glossary added for easy reference. This volume collects Euripides' Andromache, a play that challenges the concept of tragic character and transforms expectations of tragic structure; Hecuba, a powerful story of the unjustifiable sacrifice of Hecuba's daughter and the consequent destruction of Hecuba's character; Trojan Women, a particularly intense account of human suffering and uncertainty; and Rhesos, the story of a futile quest for knowledge.

Play from Birth to Twelve

Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings
Author: Doris Pronin Fromberg,Doris Bergen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136080023
Category: Education
Page: 480
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In light of recent standards-based and testing movements, the issue of play in childhood has taken on increased meaning for educational professionals and social scientists. This second edition of Play From Birth to Twelve offers comprehensive coverage of what we now know about play, its guiding principles, its dynamics and importance in early learning. These up-to-date essays, written by some of the most distinguished experts in the field, help students explore: all aspects of play, including new approaches not yet covered in the literature how teachers in various classroom situations set up and guide play to facilitate learning how play is affected by societal violence, media reportage, technological innovations and other contemporary issues which areas of play have been studied adequately and which require further research.

Post-Show Discussions in New Play Development


Author: T. Fisher
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137410965
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 108
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Many theatres host post-show discussions, or talkbacks, as part of their season. This book is a critical examination of what has/has not worked with post-show discussions utilized in new play development, providing a framework for understanding discussions, steps for building the foundation of them, and various strategies for structuring them.

The French Play

Exploring Theatre "re-creatively" with Foreign Language Students
Author: Les Essif
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
ISBN: 1552382133
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 251
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Incorporating a wide array of subjects pertaining to planning, producing, analysing, and theorising theatre, this edition includes valuable strategies for re-creating theatre for students whose first language is not French.

The Plays of Aeschylus


Author: A. F. Garvie
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472519906
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 128
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Aeschylus is the oldest of the three great Greek tragedians. Born probably in 525 or 524 BC, he lived through the end of tyranny at Athens and the restitution of democracy. He took part in the battle of Marathon in 490 and probably also in the battle of Salamis in 480, the subject of his Persians. During his life he made at least two visits to Sicily, and died there at Gela in 456 or 455. Those who wish may believe the late story that he was killed by a tortoise, which an eagle dropped on his bald head, mistaking it for a rock on which to crack the tortoise's shell. This book deals with Aeschylus' six extant plays in the chronological order of their first production: Persians, the earliest Greek tragedy that has come down to us, Seven against Thebes, Suppliants, and the three plays of the Oresteia trilogy: Agamemnon, Libation Bearers and Eumenides. It also contains also an essay on Prometheus Bound, now generally thought not to be by Aeschylus, but accepted as his in antiquity. It is intended primarily as a readable introduction to the dramatist for A-level students of Classical Civilisation and Ancient History, and for the first two years of university courses.It should be of interest also to students of other disciplines and to the non-specialist reader.

Fair Play's a Jewel

A Narrative of Circumstances Connected with My Mode of National Defence Against the Whole World
Author: Samuel Alfred Warner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Great Britain
Page: 154
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Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Evidence-Based and Other Effective Treatments and Techniques
Author: Athena A. Drewes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470495520
Category: Psychology
Page: 544
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In today's managed-care environment, therapeutic techniques must be proven to be effective to be reimbursable. This comprehensive volume is written by leaders in the field and collects classic and emerging evidence-based and cognitive behavioral therapy treatments therapists can use when working with children and adolescents. Step-by-step instruction is provided for implementing the treatment protocol covered. In addition, a special section is included on therapist self-care, including empirically supported studies. For child and play therapists, as well school psychologists and school social workers.

A Handbook of Play Therapy with Aggressive Children


Author: David A. Crenshaw,John B. Mordock
Publisher: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 9780765705792
Category: Medical
Page: 337
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This book is the most comprehensive and detailed compilation of specific and practical techniques available for child and play therapists to draw on in the treatment of aggressive children. Written by two authors with a combined experience of over 50 years in the residential treatment of severely aggressive and often traumatized children, the book will be invaluable to new as well as seasoned child practitioners because of the broad range of the interventions and the clear rationale that guides their use.

Wisdom at Play


Author: Juliana McIntyre Fenn
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449789218
Category: Religion
Page: 258
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This book reflects what Juliana McIntyre Fenn has learned from children about a God-given wisdom that is so deeply rooted as to last a lifetime, despite the challenges that sometimes threaten its power. She has seen this wisdom at play in children who attended a school that she co-founded and led for twenty-one years, in the family and religious community of her childhood and in the lives of her children and grandchildren. She claims that children who access their innate wisdom discover that they can create, connect, and collaborate. They find their common humanity with others who are different from themselves. They push back their boundaries in ways that bring new life to the whole community. Their wisdom transforms them and those around them. Wisdom is the spiritual dynamic inherent in the learning process. In her view, wisdom is not the bailiwick of children only. Tapping our wisdom is essential for all of us who wish to undergo personal transformation, to contribute creatively to the world around us, and to love. God’s wisdom—the source and subject of several faith traditions—is our benediction and hope.

A-Z of Play in Early Childhood


Author: Janet Moyles
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335246397
Category: Education
Page: 175
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The key themes in play are explored through an A – Z approach covering key concepts, theories / theorists, and figures.

The Connected Apple Family

Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
Author: Jeff Carlson,Dan Moren
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0134036301
Category: Computers
Page: 240
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Most of us know how to use an iPhone for some activities and a Mac for others, but the experience is much richer when our Apple products work together. Bypass the frustration of wrangling separate devices and tap into Apple’s hardware and software ecosystem. From streaming movies across devices to sharing music, apps, and calendars between friends and family members, Apple’s products are designed to work together, to your and your family’s benefit. Jeff and Dan show you how to Set up Family Sharing and designate a Family Organizer Share music, movies, and apps among family members Manage passwords and stay safe, including tips on creating good passwords and using Touch ID Share essential information, including calendars, contacts, reminders, maps, and files Control a family member’s screen remotely for easier longdistance troubleshooting Back up your irreplaceable data, whether it’s on iOS devices (iCloud and iTunes) or your Mac (Time Machine) Be smart (and safe!) and create a bootable Mac backup Welcome the newest member of the Apple family, the Apple Watch, and learn how it will extend your current devices Packed with full-color images and step-by-step instructions, this invaluable guide will quickly help you get Apple devices and apps working to their full potential for your family.

Aeschylean Tragedy


Author: Alan H. Sommerstein
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1849667950
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 400
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Aeschylus was the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art-forms. In this completely revised and updated edition of his book Alan H. Sommerstein, analysing the seven extant plays of the Aeschylean corpus (one of them probably in fact the work of another author) and utilising the knowledge we have of the seventy or more whose scripts have not survived, explores Aeschylus' poetic, dramatic, theatrical and musical techniques, his social, political and religious ideas, and the significance of his drama for our own day. Special attention is paid to the "Oresteia" trilogy, and the other surviving plays are viewed against the background of the four-play productions of which they formed part. There are chapters on Aeschylus' theatre, on his satyr-dramas, and on his dramatisations of Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey", and a detailed chapter-by-chapter guide to further reading. No knowledge of Greek is assumed, and all texts are quoted in translation.

A Mind of One's Own

A Psychoanalytic View of Self and Object
Author: Robert A. Caper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134638302
Category: Psychology
Page: 180
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This collection of papers, written over the last six years by Robert Caper, focuses on the importance of distinguishing self from object in psychological development. Robert Caper demonstrates the importance this psychological disentanglement plays in the therapeutic effect of psychoanalysis. In doing so he demonstrates what differentiates the practice of psychoanalysis from psychotherapy; while psychotherapy aims to ease the patient towards "good mental health" through careful suggestion; psychoanalysis allows the patient to discover him/herself, with the self wholly distinguished from other people and other objects.