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Pedagogical Strategies for Training Future Technicians in American Aviation Schools

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Comparative Research on Inclusive Education in England, Germany, France and Turkey from the Perspective of Physical Activity

: Opportunities, limits, infrastructure. A Report of the Working Group on the Global Metal Flows to the International Resource Panel. 29. Ruffié, S., Ferez, S., & Lantz, E. (2014). From the institutionalization of ‘all disabilities’ to comprehensive sports integration: France joining the Paralympic movement (1954-2012). The International Journal of the History of Sport, 31 (17), 2245-2265. 30. Scelles, N., Durand, C., Bonnal, L., Goyeau, D., & Andreff, W. (2013). My team is in contention? Nice, I go to the stadium! Competitive intensity in the

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Regionální nástroje na podporu výzkumu, vývoje a inovací – porovnání situace v Česku s příklady dobré praxe ze zemí EU / Regional measures supporting research, development and innovation – comparison of the situation in Czechia with best practices in the EU countries

The article describes the types of regional measures supporting research, development and innovation in Czechia in the context of the typology of regional support measures in the EU countries, based on the Regional Innovation Monitor Plus project. It also presents best practices from European regions, selected according to positive experience with application of the measures at the regional level and the results achieved. In terms of realisation of own research and innovation strategies, Czech regions are limited by strong dependency on support measures implemented from national and European level. Nevertheless, this dependency is typical also for regions in the remaining new member states. Another problem is the low level of cooperation between academic and business sector - in terms of both financial and knowledge flows. This does not allow to fully utilise the potential of territorial proximity within the regions, where innovative companies and excellent research teams can be often found side by side. Appropriate and well-considered application of foreign best practice measures and models (or their elements) of research & innovation support can help to mitigate problems of a concrete region. Furthermore, it has relevance for the development of strategic approaches to regional policy which consider possible cuts in European funding in a long-term horizon.

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Ageing in the contemporary world

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All societies of our civilization are growing old, people live longer and longer and there are more and more old people. It results in the fact that problems of old people, either individual or of social aspects, are getting one of the crucial tasks for the society nowadays. In fact, there are no grounds to envy or to feel compassion for old people. The old man is a fully normal man, only the old one. We are all growing old…whether we want it or not – and we can only wonder, how it will be, when we get old… Without any doubt, it is important to live as long as possible, but not less important is the quality of life, physical and mental condition, good mood and the most of all – the good health. The old age, may not be a flow of happiness, but it of course has its good prospects and can remain positive. The aim of that study is the attempt to show the status of a man in the process of ageing and all aspects connected with this process. The study should allow us not only to perceive the positive aspects of old age, but also to acquaint ourselves with the mechanism of growing old and show us how to reduce the instinctive fear of growing old and what to do to make this period of our lives bearable and stately. What does it mean to grow old? How does it feel like to be old? How have people tried to prevent the process of ageing in different cultures in the past centuries? How it is being done nowadays? What are the advantages of growing old? The attempt to find the answers for the above mentioned questions is the aim of that study. Its keynote is paradoxically quite optimistic and helps us to stay calm in the face of this inevitable fate we all are going to meet with.

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Promoting a Creative Educational Entrepreneurial Approach in Higher Education

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New resources of innovation - challenges to the Czech Republic and its positioning in global economy

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Digital Geogames to foster local biodiversity

game playing process in DGBL: The relationship between motivational processing and outcome processing. Computers & Education, 55(2), 789-797. [31] Jegers, K. (2007). Pervasive game flow: understanding player enjoyment in pervasive gaming. Computers in Entertainment (CIE), 5, 9-17. [32] Jegers, K. (2009). Pervasive GameFlow: Identifying and exploring the mechanisms of player enjoyment in pervasive games. (PhD thesis, Umea University Sweden) http://en.scientificcommons.org/47716935 (accessed 8th December 2014). [33

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