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2 edition of Visible language found in the catalog.

Visible language

inventions of writing in the ancient Middle East and beyond

by Christopher Woods

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Published by Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Egyptian language,
  • Exhibitions,
  • History,
  • Cuneiform writing,
  • Picture-writing,
  • Writing

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVisible language : inventions on writing in the ancient Middle East and beyond /
    Statementedited by Christopher Woods with the assistance of Geoff Emberling & Emily Teeter
    SeriesOriental Institute Museum publications -- no. 32
    ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Oriental Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP211.3.M628 V57 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25556210M
    ISBN 101885923767
    ISBN 109781885923769
    LC Control Number2010932119
    OCLC/WorldCa664327312

    VISIBLE LEARNING What works best for learning. Visible Learning means an enhanced role for teachers as they become evaluators of their own teaching. According to John Hattie Visible Learning and Teaching occurs when teachers see learning through the eyes of students and . language into visible, material form, people could for the first time store information and transmit it across time and across space. It meant that a person’s words could be recorded and read by others — decades, or even centuries later. It meant that people could send letters, instructions.

      The new book is a game-changer in civilization studies, spanning over 6 millennia of peoples' history. It heralds a hermeneutics paradigm shift and contributes to a high resolution understanding of history of civilizations, in general and of art, language, writing and literature studies of Ancient Near East and India, in particular at the dawn of bronze-age, ca. 5th millennium : Jayasree. Processing of visible language. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Kolers; Merald Ernest Wrolstad; Herman Bouma; University of Toronto.; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

      The heart of “Visible Language” is “this ideological battle over the future of deaf education. And we see that play out between two strong-willed men in Washington, D.C.,” at a time when. Get this from a library! Visible language: inventions of writing in the ancient Middle East and beyond. [Christopher Woods; Geoff Emberling; Emily Teeter; University of Chicago. Oriental Institute.;] -- This unique exhibit is the result of collaborative efforts of more than twenty authors and loans from five museums. It focuses on the independent invention of writing in at least four.


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