DVD Authoring and Production

Anyone whois involved inthe productionor authoring of DVD-Video, DVD- ROM, and WebDVD titles should read this book. Thebook covers every aspect of the DVD production and authoring process, so it may not be necessary for everyoneto read ...

Author: Ralph LaBarge

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136062537

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 477

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DVD Authoring and Production is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to publishing content in the DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, and WebDVD formats. Readers learn everything they need to create, produce, and master DVDs - including a firsthand look at professional production techniques employed in the author's StarGaze DVD. Professionals and aspiring DVD artists alike learn the latest tools and techniques as well as how to succeed in the business realm of the DVD world, including optimal methods of marketing, distributing, and selling.

Authoring Tools for Advanced Technology Learning Environments

By a meta-authoring system I mean a general purpose authoring system is used to build or configure special-purpose authoring systems. For example, ITS authoring shells could be produced for science concepts, human service/customer ...

Author: T. Murray

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789401708197

Category: Education

Page: 557

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This edited book gives a comprehensive picture of the state of the art in authoring systems and authoring tools for advanced technology instructional systems. It includes descriptions of fifteen systems and research projects from almost every significant effort in the field. The book will appeal to researchers, teachers and advanced students working in education, instructional technology and computer-based education, psychology, cognitive science and computer science.

Authoring the Dialogic Self

CHAPTER 6 Acts of agency in a new language The theme of the authoring self or how one becomes a speaking subject is one of the most significant in Bakhtin's work. In the dynamic framework of subjectivity and authorship that he outlines, ...

Author: Gergana Vitanova

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027210258

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

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This book offers a truly interdisciplinary perspective on key socio-cultural aspects of second language learning. Building on Bakhtin s philosophy of language and the self, it examines the complex intersections among gender, culture, and agency in the everyday discursive practices of immigrants. Bakhtin s dialogic framework still remains on the periphery of second language acquisition research. The book embraces not only Bakhtin s well-known notion of "dialogue" but also his core concepts of "responsibility" and "ethics" in the analysis of immigrants narrative samples. The significance of narratives is underscored throughout the book, and a dialogic, discourse-centered approach to narrative as a genre is suggested. "Authoring the Dialogical Self " targets a range of disciplines. Scholars in applied linguistics, narrative studies, cultural psychology, and communication studies will find the discussed concepts relevant. The rich data samples and detailed analysis make the book appropriate for graduate courses in TESOL, language and identity, or language and gender."

Authoring Patient Records

The apparent lack of pre-authoring analysis of the audience, purpose, and use for this record, coupled with the provider–author's paucity of revising and/or proofreading, highlights the onerous nature of authoring patient records.

Author: Michael Pagano

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763763213

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 194

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"This text offers tips and exercises for enhancing recordkeeping with minimal time extensions and illustrates the importance of effective documentation for quality care, safety, continuity of care, and legal compliance, including adherance to HIPAA regulations."--Back cover.

Cooperative Computer Aided Authoring and Learning

It is however an interesting challenge to try and automate some of the authoring process , hence to make it more predictable , more of a prescribed , engineering - like process . This book will indeed talk about such attempts and ...

Author: Max Mühlhäuser

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0792395271

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Cooperative Computer-Aided Authoring and Learning: A Systems Approach describes in detail a practical system for computer assisted authoring and learning. Drawing from the experiences gained during the Nestor project, jointly run between the Universities of Karlsruhe, Kaiserslautern and Freiburg and the Digital Equipment Corp. Center for Research and Advanced Development, the book presents a concrete example of new concepts in the domain of computer-aided authoring and learning. The conceptual foundation is laid by a reference architecture for an integrated environment for authoring and learning. This overall architecture represents the nucleus, shell and common denominator for the R&D activities carried out. From its conception, the reference architecture was centered around three major issues: Cooperation among and between authors and learners in an open, multimedia and distributed system as the most important attribute; Authoring/learning as the central topic; Laboratory as the term which evoked the most suitable association with the envisioned authoring/learning environment. Within this framework, the book covers four major topics which denote the most important technical domains, namely: The system kernel, based on object orientation and hypermedia; Distributed multimedia support; Cooperation support, and Reusable instructional design support. Cooperative Computer-Aided Authoring and Learning: A Systems Approach is a major contribution to the emerging field of collaborative computing and is essential reading for researchers and practitioners alike. Its pedagogic flavor also makes it suitable for use as a text for a course on the subject.

Controlled Document Authoring in a Machine Translation Age

DOI: 10.4324/9781003048527-10 This chapter introduces an integrated controlled authoring support system, MuTUAL, which is designed to help non-professional municipal writers to create well-structured procedural documents that are both ...

Author: Rei Miyata

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000196542

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 236

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This book explains the concept, framework, implementation, and evaluation of controlled document authoring in this age of translation technologies. Machine translation (MT) is routinely used in many situations, by companies, governments, and individuals. Despite recent advances, MT tools are still known to be imperfect, sometimes producing critical errors. To enhance the performance of MT, researchers and language practitioners have developed controlled languages that impose restrictions on the form or length of the source-language text. However, a fundamental, persisting problem is that both current MT systems and controlled languages deal only with the sentence as the unit of processing. To be effective, controlled languages must be contextualised at the document level, consequently enabling MT to generate outputs appropriate for their functional context within the target document. With a specific focus on Japanese municipal documents, this book establishes a framework for controlled document authoring by integrating various research strands including document formalisation, controlled language, and terminology management. It then presents the development and evaluation of an authoring support system, MuTUAL, that is designed to help non-professional writers create well-organised documents that are both readable and translatable. The book provides useful insights for researchers and practitioners interested in translation technology, technical writing, and natural language processing applications.