Book Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald

Review by: Dr Kogi Naidoo, Associate Professor & Director, Learning Academy, Charles Sturt University, Australia A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald The book is a relevant, desktop guide and self-help resource for the busy reflective academic who aspires to having an engaging and well thought out … Continue reading Book Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald

Book Review: The Otherworld in Myth, Folklore, Cinema, and Brain Science by Jim Kline

Read author and scholar James Hollis' review of Jim Kline's unique multidisciplinary text below. 'Catabasis: the Descent into the Otherworld' "French surrealist poet Paul Eluard once observed that there is another world, and it is this one.  Scholar Jim Kline invites us to explore this otherworld, to witness the many descents, the catabasis, in his … Continue reading Book Review: The Otherworld in Myth, Folklore, Cinema, and Brain Science by Jim Kline

Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

"One of the great moments in footy for me was Michael Long’s scintillating, and brilliant charge through the centre of the MCG to sensationally kick the first goal of the 1993 Grand Final against Carlton. As one, to a deafening roar from the crowd, the Essendon supporters rose, not only to cheer the audacity of this … Continue reading Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

Book Review: The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life

The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life By Nicholas Dujmovic. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. Hardcover, 346 pages, $88. Reviewed by William F. Meehan III 'Nicholas Dujmovic’s rationale for compiling and editing The Literary Reagan is clear: the legacy of the fortieth President of the United States, who passed away in 2004, continues to inspire political discourse across America … Continue reading Book Review: The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life

Book Review: A Most Extraordinary, Everyday Family Story of Coming to the New World, 1660-2016.

Review by William D. Morain 'Professor Clyde R. Forsberg’s deeply personal tenth book continues the engaging style of his previous work, portraying this time the eventful struggles of his own forebears—from Sweden, Switzerland, Holland, Scotland, and England. Tracing the disparate strains of his ancestry back to the seventeenth century, he abandons any hagiographic importunities, describing … Continue reading Book Review: A Most Extraordinary, Everyday Family Story of Coming to the New World, 1660-2016.

Book Review: Telecommunications Law and Regulation in Nigeria

'This is an adapted version of the book review by the same author, Dr Peter Chukwuma Obutte, published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license in Issue 23 (June, 2019) of The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), 23, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.17159/2077-7213/2019/n23a6'. Uchenna Jerome Orji’s new book takes on the Herculean … Continue reading Book Review: Telecommunications Law and Regulation in Nigeria

The Story of Offshore Arctic Engineering (Short Review)

Please see below for Peter Noble's assessment of Dan Masterson's The Story of Offshore Arctic Engineering, a book that uniquely relates the human history and the technical innovations developed in this harsh environment through research, testing, and applying many existing engineering principles to ice structure analysis. "Masterson, a pioneer in Offshore Arctic Engineering, has written a book … Continue reading The Story of Offshore Arctic Engineering (Short Review)