Browse by Subject "context"

  • Burke, Philip (2014-09-16)
    The word camouflage is derived from the 16th century French word camouflet, which translates as a practical joke in the form of a puff of smoke under one’s nose (Hartcup, 1980). As this early ‘definition’ suggests, it is ...

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  • Chi, Sang hyun (2012-02-06)
    This study is a quantitative and spatial analysis of international cooperation and conflict. Using geographic concepts and spatial analysis, this research revisits two sets of existing research questions 1) UN general ...

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  • Adams, Marilyn Jager; Huggins, A.W.F. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-01)
    The sight vocabularies of above and below average readers in the second through fifth grades were assessed by having them read a frequency-graduated series of irregularly spelled words with and without context. With or ...

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  • Nagy, William E.; Herman, Patricia A.; Anderson, Richard C. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-12)
    This study investigated incidental learning of word meanings from context during normal reading. A total of 352 students in third, fifth, and seventh grades read either expository or narrative passages selected from ...

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  • Bilic, Pasko; Bulian, Luka (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Wikipedia is an open collaboration, global, multilingual project. Its guidelines and policies direct the collaboration process into a vision of objective and neutral encyclopedic knowledge. However, coherence of that ...

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  • Nagy, William E. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading., 1995-11)
    The importance of context in vocabulary learning is evident from two common-sense observations: What a word means often depends on the context in which it is used, and people pick up much of their vocabulary knowledge from ...

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  • Kent, Andrea (2013-08-22)
    This project concerns the winner-loser effect on individual citizens’ political attitudes and behaviors. The process of electoral politics mandates that voters win or lose in tandem with their preferred political candidates. ...

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