Listening to Images

Listening to Images Author Tina M. Campt
ISBN-10 0822362554
Release 2017-05-05
Pages 200
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Tina M. Campt explores a way of listening to photography by engaging with lost archives of state identification photographs of Afro-diasporan people taken between the late 1800s and the present, showing how to hear the quiet refusal emanating from these photos originally intended to dehumanize and police their subjects.



Existential Art Therapy

Existential Art Therapy Author Bruce L. Moon
ISBN-10 9780398078447
Release 2009
Pages 257
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A classic in art therapy literature since its introduction nearly two decades ago, this book is an expression of the author's desire to link the practice of art psychotherapy to the core issues of life as presented in existentialism. The inclusion of existential in this book's title denotes an interest in human struggle with issues of life in the face of death. The Canvas Mirror is the story of connections: the author's connections with his patients, their connections with each other, and, ultimately, the author's connections with the reader. We are provided in this book with a philosophy of how to be rather than a manual of what to do. The author shows us that it is possible to speak in plain language about the difficulties of therapists' patients if art therapists also speak to themselves in that same language. Unique features include: existential values and artistic traditions; metaphor, ritual, and journey; structuring chaos; existential emptiness and art; tenets of existential art therapy; the frame of The Canvas Mirror; listening to images and relating to artworks; dimensions of creative action; artists of the cutting edge; the changing face of illness; existential leadership and basic tasks; and dialoguing with dreams. Replete with numerous illustrations, this text will serve as a valuable resource to medical and mental health professionals, occupational therapists, artists, students and theorists of art, and rehabilitation professionals. The current state of mental health care, with short stays and a problem-focused approach, makes this book even more relevant today than when it was first published in 1990.



Soundscape

Soundscape Author Larry Sider
ISBN-10 1903364590
Release 2003
Pages 242
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The School of Sound is a unique annual event exploring the use of sound in film, which has attracted practitioners, academics and artists from around the world. Soundscape is the first compendium of the event's presentations that investigate the modern soundtrack and the ways sound combines with image in both art and entertainment. The many contributors include directors David Lynch and Mike Figgis; Oscar-winning sound designer Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now); composer Carter Burwell (Coen Brothers); theorists Laura Mulvey and Michel Chion; critic Peter Wollen; film-makers Mani Kaul and Peter Kubelka; music producer Manfred Eicher and poet Tom Paulin.



Guided Listening

Guided Listening Author Lisa Donohue
ISBN-10 9781551382197
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 160
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Effective listening skills are essential for successful social interaction at home, at school, and in the community. Guided Listening illustrates how teachers can champion purposeful listening and help students better understand their language strengths and needs. It offers a practical framework that shows the value of recording and sharing the ideas of others; provides opportunities to identify the norms and conventions associated with oral language; and frees students to listen more attentively, organize their responses, and watch for the subtle cues that are an important part of listening. The strategies in this practical book involve students in: analyzing and synthesizing information; making inferences and predictions while listening; transferring these skills to their independent reading and learning. Tools that complement the strategies include reproducible graphic organizers, rubrics, forms for recording student progress, and numerous worksheets. Suggestions for choosing guided listening texts and a comprehensive approach to assessment complete this valuable resource.



The Burnt Book

The Burnt Book Author Marc-Alain Ouaknin
ISBN-10 0691059209
Release 1998
Pages 336
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In a profound look at what it means for new generations to read and interpret ancient religious texts, rabbi and philosopher Marc-Alain Ouaknin offers a postmodern reading of the Talmud, one of the first of its kind. Combining traditional learning and contemporary thought, Ouaknin dovetails discussions of spirituality and religious practice with such concepts as deconstruction, intertextuality, undecidability, multiple voicing, and eroticism in the Talmud. On a broader level, he establishes a dialogue between Hebrew tradition and the social sciences, which draws, for example, on the works of L�vinas, Blanchot, and Jab�s as well as Derrida. The Burnt Book represents the innovative thinking that has come to be associated with a school of French Jewish studies, headed by L�vinas and dedicated to new readings of traditional texts, which is fast gaining influence in the United States. The Talmud, transcribed in 500 C.E., is shown to be a text that refrains from dogma and instead encourages the exploration of its meanings. A vast compilation of Jewish oral law, the Talmud also contains rabbinical commentaries that touch on everything from astronomy to household life. Examining its literary methods and internal logic, Ouaknin explains how this text allows readers to transcend its authority in that it invites them to interpret, discuss, and re-create their religious tradition. An in-depth treatment of selected texts from the oral law and commentary goes on to provide a model for secular study of the Talmud in light of contemporary philosophical issues. Throughout the author emphasizes the self-effacing quality of a text whose worth can be measured by the insights that live on in the minds of its interpreters long after they have closed the book. He points out that the burning of the Talmud in anti-Judaic campaigns throughout history has, in fact, been an unwitting act of complicity with Talmudic philosophy and the practice of self-effacement. Ouaknin concludes his discussion with the story of the Hasidic master Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav, who himself burned his life achievement--a work known by his students as "the Burnt Book." This story leaves us with the question, should all books be destroyed in order to give birth to thought and renew meaning?



Images of Women in the Folk Songs of Garhwal Himalayas

Images of Women in the Folk Songs of Garhwal Himalayas Author Anjali Capila
ISBN-10 8170228964
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 370
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Includes text of the folk songs.



Active Listening 3 Student s Book with Self study Audio CD

Active Listening 3 Student s Book with Self study Audio CD Author Steve Brown
ISBN-10 0521678218
Release 2006-09-11
Pages 102
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Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student's Book 3 is intended for intermediate to high-intermediate students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student's Book.



Das Buch ohne Bilder

Das Buch ohne Bilder Author B.J. Novak
ISBN-10 9783641175139
Release 2016-11-14
Pages 52
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Sie werden sicher denken, dass ein Buch ohne Bilder langweilig und sehr ernst ist. Außer ... wenn das Buch so funktioniert: Alles, was in diesem Buch steht, MUSS vorgelesen werden. Selbst wenn da steht: BLORK oder BLuuRF. Selbst wenn es sich um ein absurdes Lied handelt, das davon erzählt, wie Sie einen Floh zum Frühstück verspeisen. Selbst wenn dieses Buch Sie dazu bringt, komische und peinliche Geräusche zu machen. Und vor allem – wenn Sie und Ihre Kinder nicht mehr aufhören können zu lachen! Wunderbar schräg und total albern – Das Buch ohne Bilder gehört zu den Büchern, die Kinder immer wieder vorgelesen haben wollen und Eltern immer wieder gerne vorlesen. Sagen Sie nicht, wir hätten Sie nicht gewarnt – dieses Buch kennt kein Erbarmen! Mit Audio-Lesung. Gesamtspielzeit: 4:50 Min. E-Book mit Audio-Links: Je nach Hardware/Software können die Audio-Links direkt auf dem Endgerät abgespielt werden. In jedem Fall können die Audio-Links über jede Browser-Software geöffnet und über ein Audiogerät abgespielt werden.



Academic Encounters Level 3 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD

Academic Encounters Level 3 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD Author Kim Sanabria
ISBN-10 9781107673144
Release 2012-08-20
Pages 201
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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 3 Student's Book Listening and Speaking with DVD Life in Society engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the field of sociology. Topics include culture shock, gender roles, and ways of solving crime. Students develop crucial listening and note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student DVD includes all of the academic lectures. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 3 Student's Book Reading and Writing Life in Society. The books may be used independently or together.



Academic Encounters Level 2 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD

Academic Encounters Level 2 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD Author Kim Sanabria
ISBN-10 9781107655164
Release 2013-06-17
Pages 199
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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 2 Student's Book with DVD Listening and Speaking: American Studies engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the fields of U.S. History and Culture. Topics include the Constitution, immigration, the Civil Rights Movement, and the American value system. Students develop crucial listening and note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student DVD includes all of the academic lectures. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 2 Reading and Writing: American Studies. The books may be used independently or together.



Academic Encounters Level 4 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD

Academic Encounters Level 4 Student s Book Listening and Speaking with DVD Author Miriam Espeseth
ISBN-10 9781107602984
Release 2012-08-20
Pages 200
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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 4 Student's Book Listening and Speaking with DVD Human Behavior engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the fields of psychology and communications. Topics include stress and the immune system, intelligence testing, friendship, and love. Students develop crucial listening and note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student DVD includes all of the academic lectures. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 4 Student's Book Reading and Writing Human Behavior. The books may be used independently or together.



Active Listening 2 Student s Book with Self study Audio CD

Active Listening 2 Student s Book with Self study Audio CD Author Steve Brown
ISBN-10 052167817X
Release 2006-09-11
Pages 112
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Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student's Book 2 is intended for low-intermediate to intermediate students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student's Book.



Active Listening with Speaking 2 CD 1

Active Listening with Speaking 2 CD 1           Author Steven Brown
ISBN-10 0521702453
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 102
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Active Listening with Speaking 2 CD 1 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Active Listening with Speaking 2 CD 1 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Active Listening with Speaking 2 CD 1 book for free.



Listening to Music

Listening to Music Author Craig Wright
ISBN-10 9781305888159
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 512
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Combining a student-friendly presentation with cutting-edge digital resources, LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the tools to actively listen to and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music. Known for his clear, conversational style, Professor Wright helps you immediately find connections to music by comparing pop and classical music concepts. His text is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from each era in its social context -- describing the construction and culture of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is fully integrated with MindTap to better help you develop your listening skills and maximize your course success. Online resources include interactive exercises, streaming music, Active Listening Guides, chapter and critical thinking quizzes, iAudio lectures, YouTube videos, Beat the Clock games, and more. You also can download all music directly to a music library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Listening to Western Music

Listening to Western Music Author Craig Wright
ISBN-10 9781305887039
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 432
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Combining a student-friendly presentation with cutting-edge digital resources, LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the tools to actively listen to and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music. Known for his clear, conversational style, Professor Wright helps you immediately find connections to music by comparing pop and classical music concepts. His text is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from each era in its social context -- describing the construction and culture of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is fully integrated with MindTap to better help you develop your listening skills and maximize your course success. Online resources include interactive exercises, streaming music, Active Listening Guides, chapter and critical thinking quizzes, iAudio lectures, YouTube videos, Beat the Clock games, and more. You also can download all music directly to a music library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Spaces Speak Are You Listening

Spaces Speak  Are You Listening Author Barry Blesser
ISBN-10 9780262250702
Release 2009-09-18
Pages 456
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We experience spaces not only by seeing but also by listening. We can navigate a room in the dark, and "hear" the emptiness of a house without furniture. Our experience of music in a concert hall depends on whether we sit in the front row or under the balcony. The unique acoustics of religious spaces acquire symbolic meaning. Social relationships are strongly influenced by the way that space changes sound. In Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?, Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter examine auditory spatial awareness: experiencing space by attentive listening. Every environment has an aural architecture.The audible attributes of physical space have always contributed to the fabric of human culture, as demonstrated by prehistoric multimedia cave paintings, classical Greek open-air theaters, Gothic cathedrals, acoustic geography of French villages, modern music reproduction, and virtual spaces in home theaters. Auditory spatial awareness is a prism that reveals a culture's attitudes toward hearing and space. Some listeners can learn to "see" objects with their ears, but even without training, we can all hear spatial geometry such as an open door or low ceiling.Integrating contributions from a wide range of disciplines -- including architecture, music, acoustics, evolution, anthropology, cognitive psychology, audio engineering, and many others -- Spaces Speak, Are You Listening? establishes the concepts and language of aural architecture. These concepts provide an interdisciplinary guide for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of how space enhances our well-being. Aural architecture is not the exclusive domain of specialists. Accidentally or intentionally, we all function as aural architects.



Active Listening with Speaking

Active Listening with Speaking Author Steven Brown
ISBN-10 0521702445
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 102
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"The Class Audio CDs contain natural conversational recordings for the introductory unit, Before you begin; the 16 core unit Listening tasks; the four Expansion units containing authentic student interviews; and the Your turn to talk pronunciation practice."--Container.