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The age gender structure of population of Goc and its foothill at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century  [PDF]
Kova?evi? Tamara,?ur?ev Branislav,Dragin Aleksandra
Glasnik Srpskog Geografskog Dru?tva , 2010, DOI: 10.2298/gsgd1001237k
Abstract: The analysis of the age structure of population of Goc Mountain and its foothill is elaborated in the paper. Data in the paper refer to the second half of 20th century and to the beginning of the 21st century. There are many tasks of the paper. The first task is to represent and to compare the parameters of age structure of Goc and his foothill. The task of this paper is to present the parameters of the age structure of Goc Mountain and its foothill. Then, comparing them to identify and interpret trends in their movements. The paper shows the spatial distribution of the index of aging by cadastral municipalities. Factors that have influenced it are highlighted. Special attention is given to problems, which appear as a consequence of aging of population. Paper will contribute to enriching the knowledge about population and settlements of the Goc Mountain and the West Morava valley. .
Humanists for 21st century  [cached]
Joan Campàs
DIGITHUM , 2004,
Abstract: From certain critical considerations with respect to which, faced with the new challenges and transformations brought on by the information society which affect areas of culture, knowledge and learning, only fears and concerns arise, and, likewise, from a positive assessment of the Humanist manifesto for the 21st century, this paper reflects on three aspects that serve to reconfigure a new digital humanism: the complexity paradigm, the digital revolution and globalisation, leading to an invitation to form a political commitment and praxis to not convert humanists into a cultural illusion and mere ornamental whim of the system.
An Apology for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  [PDF]
Jacqueline M. Dewar
InSight : A Journal of Scholarly Teaching , 2008,
Abstract: This paper provides a defense of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). It first examines the roots of SoTL. It then offers examples of SoTL investigations that can be pursued in any discipline and places them within a taxonomy of SoTL questions. It suggests that SoTL might serve as a natural and organic response to the changing landscape and challenges of higher education in the 21st century. The paper closes with resources and suggested entry points into this work for interested faculty and institutions.
The demographic picture of Belgrade at the beginning of the 21st century  [PDF]
Ra?evi? Mirjana,Penev Goran
Stanovni?tvo , 2006, DOI: 10.2298/stnv0601081r
Abstract: The central part of this paper is devoted to establishing the demographic picture of the City of Belgrade at the beginning of the 21st century. The authors discuss the number of inhabitants and the components of demographic growth through natural increase (fertility and mortality) on the one hand and net migration on the other. Special attention was paid to the problem of refugees (the number and special distribution of refugees). Age and sex structure, the structure by marital status, as well as educational, and economic structures were analyzed. Current ethnic structure, as well as the changes in this structure since the early 1990s, were also presented. The analysis of the demographic picture has made it possible, first of all, to show the implications for the future of the established population trends, and second of all, to single out the basic demographic problems that need to be addressed strategically by the City of Belgrade and by the State.
LEARNING AND INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY  [PDF]
Reviewed by Alev ATE?
The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 2010,
Abstract: As an edited book, “Learning and Instructional Technologies for the 21st century” provides us a sense of integrated puzzle or a big picture which consists of valuable contributions and forward looking ideas in many chapters regarding instructional technology design, development, application, tools, models and views for the 21st century.In preface, Leslie Moller, an Associate Professor and former Chair of the Technology for Education and Training Division at the University of South Dakota, introduces the book and explains readers how the first AECT Research Symposia resulted a series of reading from leading scholars in instructional technology field.
National costumes of peoples of Russia at the turn of 20–21st century
Natal’ya M. Kalashnikova
European Researcher , 2011,
Abstract: The article covers the functionality of national costumes of Russian people in 20th century, describing the ways of preserving them in the 21st century
Evolution of the framework for 21st century competencies
Sdenka Z. Salas-Pilco
Knowledge Management & E-Learning : an International Journal , 2013,
Abstract: This article presents the successive changes and evolution of the frameworks for 21st century competencies, since the appearance of the first conceptual models during the final years of the last century, and also it is a review of the competencies that are needed in the 21st century with a special focus on the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) competencies. The included frameworks have been elaborated by diverse institutions such as international organizations, private consortia and also governments as a guideline for educational policies in elementary and secondary schools. Later, the frameworks are compared and analyzed according to a classification of the competencies into general categories, in order to visualize some trends and obtain some insights about the direction they are heading. Finally, it provides some suggestions for the conception of future frameworks.
Challenges facing NATO in the 21st century
Simi? Jasminka
Medjunarodni Problemi , 2009, DOI: 10.2298/medjp0904387s
Abstract: During the entire post Cold-War era numerous security challenges were pushing NATO in search of a new mission. Although redefined several times in the past, NATO's mission is still not steady and in its final shape. NATO's framework is not final yet for several reasons: lack of internal balance; NATO is moving towards rather 'loose' formula of Trans-Atlantic relations, through a 'Coalition of the Willing', in which countries accept the level and scope of military engagement in war missions (Afghanistan and Iraq) according to their own interests. This certainly has influenced the character of NATO mission in the 21st Century. Therefore, NATO countries do not speak with 'one voice' and they do not equally participate in military missions. Instead, specific countries are engaged in specific issues, in compliance with UN Security Council resolutions. NATO deepening and widening process is continuing in the 21st Century. .
Urban tourism at the beginning of 21st century  [PDF]
Jerkovi? Senta,Todorovi? Marina
Glasnik Srpskog Geografskog Dru?tva , 2010, DOI: 10.2298/gsgd1001307j
Abstract: Urban tourism at the beginning of the 21st century has become a significant factor in the development of cities. Its theoretical foundation is based on spatial models that have developed over the last 50 years. Today gravitational spatial models of destination are formed. The urban structure of a city has become an important motivator of urban travel system. Its structure is adapted to travel trends, while on the other hand, travel trends have a feedback on urban development. This process affects architectural and spatial-functional activities, including social change. It can easily lead to the growth of a city in a tourist city. .
Infection imaging with radiopharmaceuticals in the 21st century
Das, Satya S.;Hall, Anne V.;Wareham, David W.;Britton, Keith E.;
Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology , 2002, DOI: 10.1590/S1516-89132002000500005
Abstract: infection continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. nuclear medicine has an important role in aiding the diagnosis of particularly deep-seated infections such as abscesses, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, endocarditis, and infections of prosthetic devices. established techniques such as radiolabelled leucocytes are sensitive and specific for inflammation but do not distinguish between infective and non-infective inflammation. the challenge for nuclear medicine in infection imaging in the 21st century is to build on the recent trend towards the development of more infection specific radiopharmaceuticals, such as radiolabelled anti-infectives (e.g. 99mtc- ciprofloxacin). in addition to aiding early diagnosis of infection, through serial imaging these agents might prove very useful in monitoring the response to and determining the optimum duration of anti-infective therapy. this article reviews the current approach to infection imaging with radiopharmaceuticals and the future direction it might take.
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