Innovative Teaching Strategies and Methods Promoting Lifelong Learning in Higher Education: From Theory to Practice

Dr. Hava Vidergor is a senior lecturer of curriculum and instruction in the Graduate School at Gordon Academic College of Education, and Arab Academic College, Haifa, Israel. Her research interests center on curriculum planning and design, innovative teaching strategies and gifted education. She has published numerous papers and presented widely in international conferences. She designed […]




Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles: Characterizations, Properties and Syntheses

Dr. Yucheng Lan obtained his PhD from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 1998. He has worked on photovoltaics, thermoelectrics, nanomaterials and related renewable energy applications, and nanosensing. He has published 130 papers and 10 patents. Dr. Lawrence Cook received a Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University, a Master’s Degree from the University […]




Islam and Muslims in Europe

Academic affiliations: Independent researcher, formerly – A postdoctoral researcher at the Political Science Department of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Academic title: PhD Topics in the book related to current newsworthy events or debates (A) Muslim immigration into Europe – reasons and prospects (Ch. 7-11). (B) Muslim Integration in Europe – status, challenges, prospects and solutions […]




Infrastructure Investments: Politics, Barriers and Economic Consequences

Gisele Ferreira Tiryaki has a Bachelor degree in Economics from Universidade Federal da Bahia (1993), a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Northeastern University/Massachussets, EUA (1996) and a Doctorate degree in Economics from George Mason University/Virginia (2001). Ms. Tiryaki was a consultant at the World Bank headquarters between 1998 and 2001, where she conducted […]




Factors Affecting Academic Performance

Julio Antonio Gonzalez-García, PhD., is a Professor of Educational Psychology in Psychology Department at the University of Oviedo. Research lines focus in thinking styles and learning disabilities, with more than one hundred published papers and chapters in international indexed journals. He is lifelong member of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD) based […]




Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Treatments

About the Editors of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Treatments Allen was born and raised in Irvine, California. He completed his undergraduate training at University of California, San Diego as part of the combined-degree Medical Scholars Program with a major in Economics. He then left California to attend Harvard Medical School where he […]




Renal Failure: Diagnosis, Management and Potential Complications

Masayoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D., IOM, FAOE, DDG, DG, is President, Regucalcin Biomedical Institute, Shizuoka, Japan (2016 -); Adjunct Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA (2013 – 2016); Visiting Professor, Department of Medicine, Baylor Medical College, Houston, USA (2012-2013); Visiting Professor, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of […]