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Drawing A Blank

Author : Emily Iland
ISBN : 1934575771
Genre : Education
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Although they may be fluent readers - indeed, many have very precocious reading skills - individuals with autism spectrum disorders often need support for comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle, qualitative, and difficult to tease out. As a result, their substantial level of risk for reading comprehension problems is often overlooked or unaddressed, and many students struggle in silence. Further aggravating the situation is the fact that otherwise competent educational professionals is both general education and special education settings have limited training and experience helping readers with ASD. This is where Drawing a Blank comes in. Using a clearly stated and well-organized approach, this practical resource provides educational professionals and parents with the tools to improve comprehension for good decoders who have reading comprehension difficulties, as well as readers who struggle with both decoding and comprehension. In keeping with current standards, the book emphasizes the importance of using evidence-based and promising practices based on thorough assessment of student's needs.
Category: Education

Drawing A Blank

Author : R. K. Finch
ISBN : 1450262880
Genre : Fiction
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She is a stunning, confident and successful Internet executive who has just inherited a boatload of money. But beneath her charming persona she s a chain-smoking, self-diagnosed sociopath who lives in a bizarre moral framework of her own creation a deadly serial killer who has a taste for executives and anyone else she thinks is unjust .Beginning just after the death of her ex-lover, this unrepentant killer explains how she copes with her personality disorder, when and how she began killing, her relationships with those around her, and her views on the Internet, social work, art and politics. Both empathetic and abhorrent, this murderous memoir reveals the best and worst of what to her appears to be an increasingly thoughtless, shallow world.Between what she claims is her final murder and her actual final murder nearly two years later, she chronicles in detail her bloodlust, her short-lived psychotic breaks, her persistent desire to disappear and her enthusiasm for the hunt and murder of her ever-growing log of victims. She s a beautiful chameleon and she believes she is going to get away with it all.
Category: Fiction

Drawing A Blank

Author : Daniel Ehrenhaft
ISBN : 9780060752545
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Carlton Dunne IV, an outcast boarding school student with a secret identity as a graphic novelist, teams up with a beautiful Scottish girl who yearns to be an American police officer, to resolve an ancient feud and rescue Carlton's kidnapped father.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Drawing A Blank

Author : Craig Watson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110958134
Genre : Poetry
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Category: Poetry

Drawing A Blank

Author : Scott James Archambault
ISBN : OCLC:898360195
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Statement of Issue/Problem:In contemporary architectural practice, designing and drawing are clearly separated from the building process. Historically, however, the two were much more closely related. The Renaissance master builder Filippo Brunelleschi exemplified the concept of an integrated design-build relationship. Today, however, AIA standard contracts stipulate a clear distinction between the designing and making through the "means and methods" clause. How can the methods of designing, drawing, and making, become integrated when the architect and builder are contractually separate parties?Construction documents, prepared by the design team, are the standard means of communication between designers and builders. Architects make construction documents that describe in detail how a building is to be constructed. This thesis explores a method of working that follows the same means of communication but explores manipulating the information provided to allow for multiple possible outcomes rather than a single "correct" result. The architect's goal would then be to create an informed series of instructions, which the builder could interpret, thus participating in design. Statement of Significance of Issue:While AIA contract documents recognize the architect as the principle author of a project, they stipulate that the contractor is solely responsible for the means and methods of construction. In the essay "Valuing Material Comprehension", James Carpenter notes this phenomenon: "In order to build efficient structures, designers rely on a narrow range of standard practices; venturing outside this range requires consultation with experts. " However, when the construction drawing gets reimagined as an informed series of operations or instructions, as Jan Olav Jensen suggests in "Precision and Tolerance," the opportunityarises for the final form to become, not only more site and method specific, but ultimately more open ended and innovative, opening the door for new experimentation in the act of making. Method of Inquiry:In exploring this method of making, various historical and contemporary precedents will be examined, parallel to an intensive series of operations that intend to explore the relationship between the mode of representation and a built result. These methods of physical research will include:Survey - done by producing a working drawing and allowing others to interpret and build it;Iteration - accomplished by exploring a set of instructions, and the variations that it could potentially generate;Drawing - the exploration of how different graphic agencies and drawing techniques may be used to represent both spatial qualities as well as technical assemblies. Expected Outcome:The thesis will seek to synthesize these findings into an experimental form of representation. The goal is to generate robust instructions for a construction assembly at an architectural scale. This assembly will be the result of a synthesized system that fuses designing, drawing and making into a single seamless process, yielding a built result that both specifically complies with the instructions and is one of many possible correct outcomes. This proposed system of construction documentation revives the possibility of a master builder mode of practice within the restrictions of today's contractual obligations.

Engineering Drawing And Design

Author : David A. Madsen
ISBN : 0766816346
Genre : Computers
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With increased emphasis on visualization, the design process, and modern CAD technology, this edition of our popular Engineering Drawing and Design book provides readers with an approach to drafting that is consistent with the National Standards Institute (NSI) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Newly reorganized, the first half of the book focuses attention on sketching, views, descriptive geometry, dimensioning, and pictorial drawings. The second half of the book invites readers to build upon these skills as they explore manufacturing materials and processes that span all of the engineering disciplines, including: welding, fluid power, piping, electricity/electronics, HVAC, sheet metal, and more! Each chapter contains realistic examples, technically precise illustrations, problems and related tests. Step-by-step methods, plus layout guidelines for preparing technically precise engineering drawings from sketches, are also featured throughout the book to provide readers with a logical approach to setting up and completing drawing problems. Ideal for use in introductory and advanced engineering graphics programs, the extraordinarily complete and current information in this book makes it an invaluable reference for professional engineers.
Category: Computers

A Blank Journal For Sketching Drawing And Doodling

Author : Studio Margo
ISBN : 1729196349
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So Simple And Functional... Blank, with page number and frame on each page. Use it for dry media: color pencils, ballpoint pens. Pages are of medium thickness. It bends well. Simple and durable.

Principles Of Engineering

Author : Brett Handley
ISBN : 9781435428362
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING will help your students better understand the engineering concepts, mathematics, and scientific principles that form the foundation of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Principles Of Engineering course. Important concepts and processes are explained throughout using full-color photographs and illustrations. Appropriate for high school students, the mathematics covered includes algebra and trigonometry. The strong pedagogical features to aid comprehension include: Case Studies, boxed articles such as Fun Facts and Points of Interest, Your Turn activities, suggestions for Off-Road Exploration, connections to STEM concepts, Career Profiles, Design Briefs, and example pages from Engineers' Notebooks. Each chapter concludes with questions designed to test your students' knowledge of information presented in the chapter, along with a hands-on challenge or exercise that compliments the content and lends itself to exploration in the classroom. Key vocabulary terms that align with those contained in the PLTW POE course are highlighted throughout the book and emphasized in margin definitions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Writing Under Pressure

Author : Sanford Kaye
ISBN : 0195066618
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In Writing Under Pressure, Sanford Kaye, a renowned expert on the subject, presents a system he calls the Quick Writing Process (QWP) that focuses on real-world writing tasks and demonstrates how to produce the clearest, most honest, most powerful work possible under the constraints of time and space. A writing instructor with twenty-five years of experience teaching students and professionals, Kaye tells writers how to budget their time and how to use this time efficiently. Exploring particular writing situations in which QWP can be applied to make the most of what the writer knows, Kaye discusses, for example, the process of taking exams, focusing on how instructors select questions and evaluate essays. This invaluable reference offers essential guidelines for any student faced with a difficult writing assignment that has to be done now.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Drawing The Process

Author : Jo Davies
ISBN : 9781841500768
Genre : Art
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A major International conference on this theme took place in January 2003. To coincide with this event, this book documents and expands upon the theme of ''drawing the process.'' Much debate and research is currently undertaken in this area and it is the intention of the book to galvanise this, while providing a vehicle for deep enquiry. The publication will firstly comprise a collection of refereed papers representing a breadth of activity and research around the issues of drawing within the broad context of art and design activity. The second dimension of the book will be an examination of t.
Category: Art