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Taking Flight With OWLs

By James A. Inman,Donna Sewell
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1135671591
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Taking Flight With OWLs examines computer technology use in writing centers. Its purpose is to move beyond anecdotal evidence for implementing computer technology in writing centers, presenting carefully considered studies that theorize the move to computer technology and examine technology use in practice. Writing centers occupy a dynamic position at the crossroads of computers and composition, distance education, and composition theory, pulling ideas, theories, and pedagogies from each. Their continuing evolution necessarily involves increasing use of computer technology. The move to computer technology so far has occurred so rapidly that writing center staff and administration have not yet had much time or opportunity to study how and when to infuse it into their programs. The need for this collection is evident: Writing center practitioners have long discussed their roles in relation to their supporting institutions; now they are challenged to explore--even reinvent--their roles as computer technologies transform centers and institutions. In exploring varied stages of technology-infusion through field-based accounts, this volume offers readers an important and unique resource.

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  • Pages : 48
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Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to southern Canada and the United States? Scientists quickly began working to find out. Author Sandra Markle brings together firsthand reports from the scientists involved along with stunning photographs of the owls to explain this rare event, known as an irruption. Follow along as scientists figure out why snowy owls took part in this unusual migration and discover what they learned from the unexpected opportunity to study them up close.

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  • Reads : 721
  • File Pdf: hear-where-we-are.pdf

Book Summary:

Throughout history, hearing and sound perception have been typically framed in the context of how sound conveys information and how that information influences the listener. "Hear Where We Are" inverts this premise and examines how humans and other hearing animals use sound to establish acoustical relationships with their surroundings. This simple inversion reveals a panoply of possibilities by which we can re-evaluate how hearing animals use, produce, and perceive sound. Nuance in vocalizations become signals of enticement or boundary setting; silence becomes a field ripe in auditory possibilities; predator/prey relationships are infused with acoustic deception, and sounds that have been considered territorial cues become the fabric of cooperative acoustical communities. This inversion also expands the context of sound perception into a larger perspective that centers on biological adaptation within acoustic habitats. Here, the rapid synchronized flight patterns of flocking birds and the tight maneuvering of schooling fish becomes an acoustic engagement. Likewise, when stridulating crickets synchronize their summer evening chirrups, it has more to do with the ‘cricket community’ monitoring their collective boundaries rather than individual crickets establishing ‘personal’ territory or breeding fitness. In "Hear Where We Are" the author continuously challenges many of the bio-acoustic orthodoxies, reframing the entire inquiry into sound perception and communication. By moving beyond our common assumptions, many of the mysteries of acoustical behavior become revealed, exposing a fresh and fertile panorama of acoustical experience and adaptation.

Gryphon Insurrection Boxed Set: Eyrie, Ashen Weald, and Starling

By K. Vale Nagle
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : STET Publishing LLC
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1278
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 285
  • File Pdf: gryphon-insurrection-boxed-set.pdf

Book Summary:

A bloody massacre. A looming civil war. Can two opposed gryphons work together to save their kind? Zeph thrills at the wind in his wings and the hunt for wild parrot. As a simple forest gryphon, he never thought much about his sophisticated city-dwelling cousins living in the lofty eyrie at the edge of the woods. But his carefree life turns upside down when he comes across a young city gryphon stunned by her discovery of a field littered with slaughtered animals. Kia always has her beak in a book. But when her best friend goes missing, she flies down to the woodland and gets tangled up with a wild country gryphon and a shocking conspiracy. With food in short supply and war on the horizon, Kia must choose between forsaking her own or allowing Zeph’s people to be wiped off the map. Forced to overcome their prejudice and misconceptions, the unlikely pair races against time to prevent an apocalypse. Can Zeph and Kia unite their species before a fiery conflict destroys them all? Eyrie is the first book in the high-flying Gryphon Insurrection epic fantasy series. If you like mythical creatures, graphic battles, and moral dilemmas, then you’ll love K. Vale Nagle’s darkly compassionate tale. Buy this boxed set to soar into action today! Includes three complete fantasy novels: Eyrie, Ashen Weald, and Starling.

Wesley the Owl

By Stacey O'Brien
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781416579816
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 644
  • File Pdf: wesley-the-owl.pdf

Book Summary:

On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien first met a four-day-old baby barn owl -- a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing 19-year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability to fly was forever compromised, and he had no hope of surviving on his own in the wild. O'Brien, a young assistant in the owl laboratory at Caltech, was immediately smitten, promising to care for the helpless owlet and give him a permanent home. Wesley the Owl is the funny, poignant story of their dramatic two decades together. With both a tender heart and a scientist's eye, O'Brien studied Wesley's strange habits intensively and first-hand -- and provided a mice-only diet that required her to buy the rodents in bulk (28,000 over the owl's lifetime). As Wesley grew, she snapped photos of him at every stage like any proud parent, recording his life from a helpless ball of fuzz to a playful, clumsy adolescent to a gorgeous, gold-and-white, macho adult owl with a heart-shaped face and an outsize personality that belied his 18-inch stature. Stacey and Wesley's bond deepened as she discovered Wesley's individual personality, subtle emotions, and playful nature that could also turn fiercely loyal and protective -- though she could have done without Wesley's driving away her would-be human suitors! O'Brien also brings us inside the prestigious research community, a kind of scientific Hogwarts where resident owls sometimes flew freely from office to office and eccentric, brilliant scientists were extraordinarily committed to studying and helping animals; all of them were changed by the animal they loved. As O'Brien gets close to Wesley, she makes important discoveries about owl behavior, intelligence, and communication, coining the term "The Way of the Owl" to describe his inclinations: he did not tolerate lies, held her to her promises, and provided unconditional love, though he was not beyond an occasional sulk. When O'Brien develops her own life-threatening illness, the biologist who saved the life of a helpless baby bird is herself rescued from death by the insistent love and courage of this wild animal. Enhanced by wonderful photos, Wesley the Owl is a thoroughly engaging, heartwarming, often funny story of a complex, emotional, non-human being capable of reason, play, and, most important, love and loyalty. It is sure to be cherished by animal lovers everywhere.

Field Guide to the Birds of East Asia

By Mark Brazil
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1472981146
  • Pages : 528
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 704
  • File Pdf: field-guide-to-the-birds-of-east-asia.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the first single volume guide ever devoted to the eastern Asian avifauna. The eastern Asian region, centring especially on the major islands off the continental coast (including Japan and Taiwan) and the immediately adjacent areas of the Asian continent from Kamchatka in the north and including the Korean Peninsula are an important centre of endemism. Birds endemic to this region include representatives of many of the major families, from the world's largest eagle - Steller's Sea Eagle - to the tiny Formosan Firecrest. The east Asian continental coast and the offshore islands also form one of the world's major international bird migration routes, especially for waterfowl, shorebirds and raptors, while the east Asian continental mainland itself is home to a wide range of species little known to western ornithologists such as Scaly-sided Merganser, Oriental Stork and Mugimaki Flycatcher. The guide features the most up-to-date text available, which, in conjunction with extensive colour plates throughout, facilitates the field identification of all of the species known from the region. Colour distribution maps enhance the text by providing a visual analysis of the summer, winter and migratory ranges of all species.

Ayahuasca Awakening A Guide to Self-Discovery, Self-Mastery and Self-Care

By Jessica Rochester D.Div.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 1039115268
  • Pages : 270
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 897
  • File Pdf: ayahuasca-awakening-a-guide-to-self-discovery-self-mastery-and-self-care.pdf

Book Summary:

Journeying into the depths of Brazil's Amazon rainforest, distilling meaning from dreams, and drawing deeply from transpersonal studies, ritual entheogen use, non-ordinary states of consciousness, and scientific research are the foundations for Ayahuasca Awakening: A Guide to Self-Discovery, Self-Mastery and Self-Care. In this two-part guidebook for personal and spiritual development, Reverend Jessica Rochester, D.Div draws from her life experiences as well as the expertise of a wide variety of transpersonal and scientific professionals. Volume One: Self-Discovery and Self-Mastery explores the mystery of incarnation, the "maps" of the self, emerging paradigms of consciousness, the role of the Light and shadow in spiritual development, cycles of change, mediumship, the power of the will and restoring authenticity.

Owls

By Marianne Taylor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0062413899
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 271
  • File Pdf: owls.pdf

Book Summary:

Discover the fascinating and mysterious world of owls with this stunning full-color, encyclopedic visual guide that explores all 225 known species, packed with maps, photographs, illustrations, informative scientific details, and a bonus 35½" x 12" accordion poster illustrated with the true-to-size wing span of the largest owl, overlayed with the wing span of the smallest owl and several owls in-between. Humans have long been fascinated by owls. From prehistoric cave paintings to popular modern children’s stories, these magnificent predators have been seen as harbingers of good fortune and impending disaster, as icons of fear and wisdom, and as the powerful sidekicks of magic-makers, including the beloved Harry Potter. Scientists have faced tremendous challenges trying to document the lives of these solitary, nocturnal, and highly elusive creatures. New species are still being discovered, as are new insights into the habits of even the most familiar varieties. Visually spectacular and authoritative, Owls includes full descriptions and maps of key viewing locations for all 225 owl species in the world, and is illustrated with drawings and stunning full-color images from some of the leading wildlife photographers from around the world which capture these birds’ breathtaking beauty and power. The book also features a special section on the art of hiding—a highly honed skill set of the owl. Throughout, Marianne Taylor provides a wealth of detail on each type of bird’s hunting and breeding behavior, habitat, and conservation. Inside, are dozens of fun facts, such as: Only nineteen of the 225 known species of owls are found in North America; Owls can be found on all continents except Antarctica; Owls, like humans, have binocular vision; Owls cannot turn their eyes, but are able to rotate their heads up to 270 degrees; Owls are carnivorous and are known to eat rodents, small mammals, nocturnal insects, fish, and other birds. Lavishly illustrated and educational, this breathtaking volume is essential for readers interested in natural science, devout birders, professional ornithologists, and all owl lovers.

The Legend of Levitika (HB)

By B.D. Weddell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Isbn : 164702286X
  • Pages : 508
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 280
  • File Pdf: the-legend-of-levitika.pdf

Book Summary:

The Legend of Levitika: The City of Angels (HB) By: B.D. Weddell Markus of Nineveh has had his fair share of tragedies. Having no memory of a mother, a father slayed by a Hunter of Baron Ovid, and his sister Ruth is now plagued by an ancient disease not seen since before the New Age began a millennium ago. With no one able—or willing—to help, Markus is forced to make ends meet and care for Ruth himself, a difficult task for one still so young. One night, Markus is approached by an ancient spirit in his dream, who tells him of a kingdom lost in-between fable and legend; a city hidden among the clouds, away from the Northern Wastelands wrought with radiation, monsters, and war. It is here where Markus is promised peace, tranquility, and, more importantly, a cure for his little sister. Now Markus must make a decision. Will he risk the dangerous and cold wastelands with sick Ruth and his new friend, Ashlyn, in order to face the dangers between here and the kingdom no one has ever found? Will he risk being hunted by bounty hunters and mutants in the wintery world outside Nineveh's high walls? Is there even a chance that the City of Angels even exists? Or will Markus lose everything he has left in this world because of a dream?

Naturally Curious

By Mary Holland
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafalgar Square Books
  • Isbn : 1570769117
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 919
  • File Pdf: naturally-curious.pdf

Book Summary:

2011 National Outdoor Book Award for Nature Guidebook Are you ready for a black fly bite to get graphic, for a barred owl's call to take on new meaning, and for the life cycle of the eastern newt to suddenly seem complex, beautiful, and intricately bound to the subtle patterns of mysterious underwater landscapes and damp forest floors? Naturalist Mary Holland's new book Naturally Curious promises a walk in the woods will never be the same. Holland leads you through the New England seasons out-of-doors—through the sun, rain, and snow; along roadsides and wetlands; above underground burrows and under treetop nesting sites. With just a turn of the page you'll suddenly know more about the creatures that frequent your backyard or the pond you visit every summer than you ever thought possible. Naturally Curious perfectly melds practical field guide with informal nature literature, providing you the remarkable opportunity to sit back, relax, and learn something fascinating about the natural world around you.

The Snowy Owl

By Eugene Potapov,Richard Sale
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Isbn : 1408172186
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 416
  • File Pdf: the-snowy-owl.pdf

Book Summary:

The Snowy Owl - possibly the world's sexiest bird - needs little introduction. This massive white owl breeds throughout the Arctic, wherever there are voles or lemmings to hunt, from Scandinavia through northern Russia to Canada and Greenland. Southerly movements in winter see North American birds travel as far south as the northern United States, while infrequent vagrants on the Shetlands and other northern isles are a magnet for birders. The Snowy Owl gives this popular bird the full Poyser treatment, with sections on morphology, distribution, palaeontology and evolution, habitat, breeding, diet, population dynamics, movements, interspecific relationships and conservation, supported by some fabulous photography. A major strength is the availability to the authors of Russian literature, which is generally out of reach for Western scientists.

Owl Sees Owl

By Laura Godwin,Rob Dunlavey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Schwartz & Wade
  • Isbn : 0553497847
  • Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 817
  • File Pdf: owl-sees-owl.pdf

Book Summary:

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year "Simple yet stirring, this is perfect for preschooler bedtimes."— Booklist starred review Fans of the classic picture book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson will adore this utterly simple picture book in which a baby owl goes off on his first adventure. With just three or four words per page, this story follows a baby owl one night as he leaves the safety of his nest (Home/Mama/Brother/Sister) and explores the starry world around him (Soar/Glide/Swoop/Swoosh). Inspired by reverso poetry, the words reverse in the middle when the baby owl is startled upon seeing his reflection in the pond (Owl/Sees/Owl). Afraid of it, little owl takes off toward home, soaring over farms and forests (Swoosh/Swoop/Glide/Soar) until he is finally safely home again (Sister/Brother/Mama/Home). "Fans of Jane Yolen’s Owl Moon and Martin Waddell’s Owl Babies will also love this calming story about an owl’s first adventure." —School Library Journal, Starred