A Guide for Energizing & Enriching Band, Orchestra & Choral Programs

Author: Joseph Alsobrook

Publisher: GIA Publications

ISBN: 9781579991340

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 5531

Year after year, music teachers face the same challenges running an effective school music program: to motivate students to grow as musicians, and simply keep them in the program. Pathways is a book that addresses such challenges. Musician and teacher Joseph Alsobrook explains how to meet the needs of music students while simultaneously enjoying a rewarding career as a music educator. This book is divided into five major sections, each full of hands-on suggestions, and each targeting an "essential gift" that all students need to receive. These gifts are the pathways that lead to musical and personal enrichment for students and teachers alike.

Pathways from the Periphery

The Politics of Growth in the Newly Industrializing Countries

Author: Stephan Haggard

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801497506

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 276

View: 1037

Pathways of Power

The Dynamics of National Policymaking

Author: Timothy J. Conlan,Paul L. Posner,David R. Beam

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 1626160392

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

View: 5641

While textbooks often describe an idealized model of "how a bill becomes law" and journalists emphasize special interest lobbying and generous campaign contributions to Congress, these approaches fail to convey -- much less explain -- the tremendous diversity in political processes that shape specific policies in contemporary Washington. Pathways of Power provides a framework that integrates the roles of political interests and policy ideals in the contemporary policy process. This book argues that the policy process can be understood as a set of four distinctive pathways of policymaking -- pluralist, partisan, expert, and symbolic -- that draw upon different political resources, appeal to different political actors, and elicit unique strategies and styles of coalition building. The book's use of a wide universe of major policy decisions provides a useful foundation for students of the policy process as well as for policy practitioners eager to learn more about their craft.

Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp Expert Consult - E-Book

Author: Louis H. Berman,Kenneth M. Hargreaves,Steven R. Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323079075

Category: Medical

Page: 992

View: 967

The definitive endodontics reference, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp is known for its comprehensive coverage of leading-edge information, materials, and techniques. It examines all aspects of endodontic care, from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role the endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries and to the procedures used in the treatment of pediatric and older patients. Not only does Hargreaves and Cohen’s 10th edition add five chapters on hot new topics, it also includes online access! As an Expert Consult title, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp lets you search the entire contents of the book on your computer, and includes five online chapters not available in the printed text, plus videos, a searchable image collection, and more. For evidence-based endodontics research and treatment, this is your one-stop resource!

Pathways to Bliss

Mythology and Personal Transformation: Easyread Large Edition

Author: Joseph Campbell


ISBN: 1458749118

Category: Religion

Page: 402

View: 2768

Joseph Campbell famously defined myth as ''other people's religion.'' But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a sort of travel guide or map to reach fulfillment - or, as he called it, bliss. For Campbell, many of the world's most powerful myths support the individual's heroic path toward bliss. In Pathways to Bliss, Campbell examines this personal, psychological side of myth. Like his classic bestselling books Myths to Live By and The Power of Myth, Pathways to Bliss draws from Campbell's popular lectures and dialogues, which highlight his remarkable storytelling and ability to apply the larger themes of world mythology to personal growth and the quest for transformation. Here he anchors mythology's symbolic wisdom to the individual, applying the most poetic mythical metaphors to the challenges of our daily lives. Campbell dwells on life's important questions. Combining cross-cultural stories with the teachings of modern psychology, he examines the ways in which our myths shape and enrich our lives. He explores the many insights of Carl Jung; the notion of self as the hero; and how East and West differ in their approaches to the ego. The book also includes an extensive question-and-answer session that ranges from mythological readings of the Bible to how the Hero's Journey unfolds for women. With his usual wit and insight, Campbell draws connections between ancient symbols and modern art, schizophrenia and the Hero's Journey. Along the way, he shows how myth can help each of us truly identify and follow our bliss.

Pathways of the Sun

Unveiling the Mysteries of Table Mountain and Beyond

Author: Dean Liprini

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9781770130395

Category: Geomancy

Page: 168

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A sacred light grid surrounds Table Mountain -- a network of sacred springs, caves, stone giants and geometrically aligned marker-stones. Some have human faces with their eyes aligned to interact with the cardinal directions of the sun, the Solstices and Equinoxes. Who did this and why? What message do they hold for us? Following the pathways of the sun through the eyes of ancient peoples, we discover the antiquity of the human spirit and the interconnectedness of all things. The book takes one on a colourful journey of rediscovery. It has been designed so that readers (of all ages) can open it at any page and be drawn into the journey through the magical pathway and photographs that weave the book together.

Pathways to Progress

Issues and Advances in Latino Librarianship

Author: John L. Ayala

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591586445

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 243

View: 8861

Supplying contributions from Latino librarian practitioners across the nation, this anthology provides broad coverage of the subject of Latino/Spanish speaking library service in the United States.

Pathways of Change

Grammaticalization in English

Author: Olga Fischer,Anette Rosenbach,Dieter Stein

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027230560

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 391

View: 3056

There is a continual growth of interest among linguists of all-theoretical denominations in grammaticalization, a concept central to many linguistic (change) theories. However, the discussion of grammaticalization processes has often suffered from a shortage of concrete empirical studies from one of the best-documented languages in the world, English. Pathways of Change contains discussion of new data and provides theoretical lead articles based on these data that will help sharpen the theoretical aspects involved, such as the definition and the logical connection of the component processes of grammaticalization. The volume is concentrated around a number of themes that are important or controversial in grammaticalization studies, such as the principle of unidirectionality, the relation between lexicalization and grammaticalization — and connected with these two factors the possibility of degrammaticalization — the way iconicity interweaves with grammaticalization processes, and with the phenomenon of grammaticalization on a synchronic or discourse level, also often termed subjectifization.


From the Culture of Addiction to the Culture of Recovery : a Travel Guide for Addiction Professionals

Author: William L. White

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing

ISBN: 9781568381237

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

View: 7843

Pathways from the Culture of Addiction to the Culture of Recovery

Clinical Pathways

Facetten eines neuen Versorgungsmodells

Author: Peter O. Oberender

Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag

ISBN: 3170265563

Category: Medical

Page: 206

View: 1478

Im vorliegenden Buch beleuchten Autoren aus Wissenschaft und Praxis das Themengebiet "Clinical Pathways" aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und arbeiten die ökonomischen, medizinischen und juristischen Besonderheiten klinischer Behandlungspfade heraus. Behandelt werden die Themen: - Clinical Pathways als Zukunftsstrategie - eine gesundheitsökonomische Einführung - Ausgangslage der deutschen Krankenhäuser und veränderte Anforderungen - Clinical Pathways als Prozesssteuerungsinstrument - "Wer die Prozesse beherrscht, beherrscht das Unternehmen" - Clinical Pathways als Grundlage effizienter Kostenrechnung - Kostensenkungspotenziale durch Standardisierung - Patientensicherheit und Risk-Management - Evidenzbasierte Medizin - Standardisierbarkeit ärztlicher Leistungen - Auswahl geeigneter Diagnosen und Prozeduren - Ärztliches Handeln im Spannungsfeld zwischen Leitlinien und Therapiefreiheit - Auswirkungen auf das Sozialversicherungsrecht - Clinical Pathways und das ärztliche Berufsrecht

Pathways to Translation

Pedagogy and Process

Author: Donald C. Kiraly

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 9780873385169

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

View: 3165

This work examines the state of the art of translator training in Germany and Europe. It presents a survey of new approaches in translation teaching and a discussion of the contributions second language education theory and practice can make to translation education.

Evaluation eines klinischen Behandlungspfades am Beispiel eines Pneumonie Pathways

Author: Jutta Dörscheln


ISBN: 3832483918

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 8990

Inhaltsangabe:Einleitung: Gegenwärtige gesetzliche Rahmenvorgaben zwingen Krankenhäuser, umfassende Neukonzeptionen ihrer Leistungserbringung zu entwerfen. Der entsprechende gesetzliche Hintergrund wird durch das fünfte Sozialgesetzbuch (§135a SGB V) und das Krankenhausfinanzierungsgesetz in Form der Verpflichtung zur Einführung pauschalierender Entgeltsysteme (§ 17 b, KHG) vorgegeben. Die Krankenhäuser müssen einerseits den Patienten im Fokus ihrer Versorgung behalten, die Qualität sichern und verbessern und außerdem die Kosten der Versorgung kontrollieren und eindämmen. Beides soll schließlich zu einer Wende in Richtung effektiver aber dennoch qualitativ hochwertiger Patientenversorgung führen. Zusammenfassung: Primäres Ziel klinischer Behandlungspfade ist die Prozessoptimierung und Sicherung bzw. Verbesserung der Versorgungsqualität. Direkt nachgeordnet sind lokal geprägte Vorgaben, die Einrichtungen an Behandlungspfade stellen. Damit der spezifische Erreichungsgrad ermittelt werden kann und die Behandlungspfade zuverlässig einem kontinuierlichen Verbesserungsprozess unterworfen werden können, sind Evaluationen nach festgelegten Zyklen erforderlich. Bis dato wurden nur sehr begrenzte Evaluationen publiziert, die sich im Wesentlichen auf den Einfluss von Pathways auf einzelne kritische Parameter bezogen. Evaluationen im wissenschaftlichen Sinne, beinhalten jedoch einen umfangreicheren Anspruch. Sie fordern eine systematische Anwendung empirischer Forschungsmethoden zur Bewertung des Konzeptes, des Untersuchungsplanes, der Implementierung und der Wirksamkeit sozialer Interventionsprogramme (Bortz u. Döring 1995). Der Mangel an entsprechenden Publikationen, die exemplarisch eine derartige Evaluation durchführen, gab den Anlass für die vorliegende Arbeit. Sie stellt zunächst die aktuelle Literatur zur Evaluation von klinischen Behandlungspfaden vor, aus der sie die Relevanz der erfolgten Evaluation ableitet. Anschließend werden die einzelnen Methoden (Pfadanalyse, Fragebogenerhebung, Expertenbefragungen, Vorher Nachher Vergleich) zur Evaluation eines konkreten Behandlungspfades (klinischer Behandlungspfad Pneumonie) ausgeführt. Sodann erfolgt die Darstellung der Resultate. Abschließend findet eine kritische Reflexion der Methoden und Resultate statt. Dabei finden Empfehlungen für die Referenzeinrichtung jeweils an konkreter Stelle Erwähnung. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Inhaltsverzeichnis: ZUSAMMENFASSUNG2 ABSTRACT3 1.EINLEITUNG4 1.1Herkunft [...]

Pathways to Power

New Perspectives on the Emergence of Social Inequality

Author: T. Douglas Price,Gary M. Feinman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441963000

Category: Social Science

Page: 298

View: 1904

There are few questions more central to understanding the prehistory of our species than those regarding the institutionalization of social inequality. Social inequality is manifested in unequal access to goods, information, decision-making, and power. This structure is essential to higher orders of social organization and basic to the operation of more complex societies. An understanding of the transformation from relatively egalitarian societies to a hierarchical organization and socioeconomic stratification is fundamental to our knowledge about the human condition. In a follow-up to their 1995 book Foundations of Social Inequality, the Editors of this volume have compiled a new and comprehensive group of studies concerning these central questions. When and where does hierarchy appear in human society, and how does it operate? With numerous case studies from the Old and New World, spanning foraging societies to agricultural groups, and complex states, Pathways to Power provides key historical insights into current social and cultural questions.

Investigative Pathways

Patterns and Stages in the Careers of Experimental Scientists

Author: N.A

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300129687


Page: N.A

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Pathways to Nonprofit Excellence

Author: Paul C. Light

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 9780815798873

Category: Political Science

Page: 204

View: 7313

Fourth in a series of reports on the changing nature of public service in government and the nonprofit sector, Pathways to Excellence focuses on a unique survey of contemporary thinking about creating effective nonprofit organizations. Based on interviews with 250 leading thinkers from the worlds of philanthropy, scholarship, and consulting, as well as 250 executive directors of some of the nation's most effective nonprofits, the book argues that there is no one best way to higher performance. Although higher performance clearly requires a commitment to excellence, it can be achieved along more than one pathway using one of several different strategies. Pathways to Excellence shows that every nonprofit organization can improve—no matter how well or poorly it is currently performing—often by taking simple first steps up a development spiral to high performance.

Pathways of the Brain

The Neurocognitive Basis of Language

Author: Sydney M. Lamb

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027236755

Category: Psychology

Page: 416

View: 5795

The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities, our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent information in symbols or in the connectivity of a vast network?Pathways of the Brain builds a theory to answer such questions. Using a top-down modeling strategy, it charts relationships among words and other products of the brain's linguistic system to reveal properties of that system. Going beyond earlier linguistics, it sets three plausibility requirements for a valid neurocognitive theory: operational, developmental, and neurological: It must show how the linguistic system can operate for speaking and understanding, how it can be learned by children, and how it is implemented in neural structures. Unlike theories that leave linguistics isolated from science, it builds a bridge to biology. Of interest to anthropologists, linguists, neurologists, neuroscientists, philosophers, psychologists, and any thoughtful person interested in language or the brain. The author is Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences.

Pathways of Dissent

Tamil Nationalism in Sri Lanka

Author: R Cheran

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 8132104323

Category: Political Science

Page: 332

View: 6226

Sri Lanka, the 'Teardrop Isle', has been under international attention for more than two decades for its ethnic conflict and civil war, and recently, under intense media scrutiny for what seems like a decisive end to the civil war. While the ethnic conflict and the civil war have been the subjects of numerous academic and non-academic studies in both the East and the West, there has been no significant research on nationalism, particularly Tamil nationalism, as it manifests itself in Sri Lanka. Pathways of Dissent: Tamil Nationalism in Sri Lanka endeavours to fill this important academic gap through its collection of ten in-depth essays that present a wide perspective of the subject. The book holistically portrays Tamil nationalism from various disciplinary perspectives like history, political science, international relations, art, literature, sociology and anthropology. In doing so, it tries to understand the nature of nationalism as it emerges in these areas and adds to the richness and complexity of the problem. The significance of this collection is not only its breadth of vision, but also the origins of the hypotheses. The essays cite primary sources from Tamil society and culture that are not usually referred to. It is the first multi-disciplinary collection of essays exploring the state of Sri Lankan Tamils and their nationalistic moorings. The book succeeds in adding further scholarship to the academic debate centred on nationalism, politics, sociology and ethnic conflicts. Academics and readers with a focus on ethnic conflicts, peace studies, nationalism, Tamil politics and society and South Asian history will find the book to be an essential reference source.

Pathways to Performance

A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Author: Jim Clemmer

Publisher: Jim Clemmer

ISBN: 9781894933582

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 322

View: 5345

Pathways to Performance is loaded with hundreds of practical how-to points ("Pathways and Pitfalls") in two parallel paths - strategies for team or organization improvement along with their complementary techniques for personal transformation. Topics include: * Wandering Off the Improvement Trail: The Deadly Dozen Failure Factors * The High-Performance Balance: Managing Things, Leading People * Self Leadership: It All Starts With You * The Big Picture: A Map to Improvement Pathways and Passages * Focus and Context: Vision, Values, and Purpose * Innovation and Organizational Learning * Establishing Goals and Priorities, Getting Organized, and Managing Time * Improvement Planning and Implementation * Change Checkpoints and Improvement Milestones Pathways to Performance blends personal and professional experiences with extensive research, insightful quotations, dollops of humor, and simple conceptual models. This easy-to-read, comprehensive book shows you how to improve yourself in step with the changes you're making to your team or organization - propelling you and your organization down the path of truly effective improvement.