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Analysis of Story of Limpi Kisar by Gul Nasreen
Transcription of Gul Nasreen reciting "Limpi Kisar," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Limpi Kisar was married to a woman, and she was stolen on their wedding day by an ogre. He travels up mountains to get his wife back. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations and analysis in English.
Story of Limpi Kisar by Gul Nasreen
Transcription of Gul Nasreen reciting "Limpi Kisar," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Limpi Kisar was married to a woman, and she was stolen on their wedding day by an ogre. He travels up mountains to get his wife back. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Analysis of Story of Hamale Khatun by Naseema Ali
Transcription of Naseema Ali reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stiches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations and analysis in English.
Story of Hamale Khatun by Naseema Ali
Transcription of Naseema Ali reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stiches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Analysis of Story of the Fox and the Rooster by Raja Safdar Ali Khan
Transcription of Raja Safdar Ali Khan reciting "The Fox and The Rooster," a popular story in the Srinagar dialect. This popular story tells of a hungry fox and a boastful rooster, and advises children to be way of how they speak and act. Transcription in Burushaski with translations and analysis in English.
Story of the Fox and the Rooster by Raja Safdar Ali Khan
Transcription of Raja Safdar Ali Khan reciting "The Fox and The Rooster," a popular story in the Srinagar dialect. This popular story tells of a hungry fox and a boastful rooster, and advises children to be way of how they speak and act. Transcription in Burushaski with translations in English.
Account by Pari Nimo on the inhabitation of Misgar Valley
Transcription of Pari Nimo reciting a historical narrative and poem about the Misgar valley in the Hunza dialect. “Misgar Valley” explains a little bit about who came to Misgar from Baltit. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Story of a Kind Man by Suram Daam
Transcription of Suram Daam reciting "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, a father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many beings see how kind he is, and are kind in return.This transcription is in Burushaski with translations in English.
Recipe by Ruqayya for Sweet Bread
Transcription of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Diram Phiti”, or a sweet bread cake, in the Nagar dialect. Grain is germinated, then ground into flour and fermented. This flour is made into dough, and cooked o an iron pan in individual patties. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Conceptualizing the emerging field of smart learning environments
This article suggests that a convergence of advances and developments in epistemology, psychology, and technology provide a foundation for the planning and implementation of smart learning environments. It includes an approach for the evaluation of smart learning environments.
Story of a Kind Man by Suram Daam
Transcription of Suram Daam reciting "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, a father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many beings see how kind he is, and are kind in return.This transcription is in Burushaski with translations in English.
Developing an Empirically-based Framework of Metadata Change and Exploring Relation between Metadata Change and Metadata Quality in MARC Library Metadata
This paper from International Conference on Knowledge Management, IKCM 2016 conference proceedings seeks to test and refine the metadata change framework initially developed for characterizing the change in digital library metadata, in the study of traditional library metadata.
Factors Influencing Knowledge Management Use in Technology Enterprises in Southern United States
This paper from the International Conference on Knowledge Management, ICKM 2016 conference proceedings investigates the factors influencing with the Knowledge Management use process in Information Technology enterprises in the Southern United States.
Emerging educational technologies: Tensions and synergy
This article conducts a review of high level sources with regard to new and emerging technologies, including a critique using established principles pertaining to learning and instruction, and a recommended curriculum for advanced learning technologies
Student, school, parent connectedness, and school risk behaviors of adolescents in Saudi Arabia
This article investigates select school behaviors, including school absenteeism, engaging in fights, and discipline for misconduct at school as well as their association with the school environment, school and home connectedness.
Information Seeking, Information Sharing, and going mobile: Three bridges to informal learning
This article introduces a new perspective on information behavior in Web 2.0 environments, including the role of mobile access in bridging formal to informal learning.
Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment for 21st Century Learning
This article is based on the deliberations of the Assessment Working Group at EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. All of the members of Thematic Working Group 5 (TWG5) have contributed to this synthesis of potentials, concerns and issues with regard to the role of technology in assessment as, for and of learning in the 21st century.
Multi-Institutional Partnerships for Higher Education in Africa: A Case Study of Assumptions of International Academic Collaboration
This article examines the expectations, dynamics, and intricacies of academic partnerships and the reality of African academic institutions.
Value and Pricing of MOOCs
This article reviews the potential for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to transform higher education delivery, accessibility, and costs.
Tools to support interpreting multiple regression in the face of multicollilnearity
This article argues that rather than using one technique to investigate regression results, researchers should consider multiple indices to understand the contributions that predictors make not only to a regression model, but to each other as well.
Challenges for Educational Technologists in the 21st Century
This article describes the challenges that 21st century educational technologists are, and will be addressing as they undertake the effective integration of new technologies into K-12 educational systems and learning environments.
Developing International School Library Guidelines to Make a Difference: A Case Study
This paper details the process of developing the IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines for approval from the IFLA Governing board, with a discussion of challenges and lessons learned during this undertaking.
Sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior as risk factors for human papillomavirus infection in Saudi Arabia
This article seeks to determine the prevalence and the sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a hospital-based cohort of women in Saudi Arabia.
Ready, Set, Walk: Promoting Patron Fitness Through Community Partnership
This poster describes the planning and implementation process for a walking program for Haslet Public Library patrons in partnership with Texas A&M's Walk Across Texas program.
Translation of Surung Thuko by Piar Karim and Naseema Ali
Recording of Piar Karim and Naseema Ali translating the story of Surung Thuko from Nagar Burushaski into Urdu.
Translation of Ruqayya's Recipes by Piar Karim
Recording of Piar Karim translating the recipes given by Ruqayya from Nagar Burushaski to Urdu.
Translation of Ruqayya's Recipes by Naseema Ali and Piar Karim
Recording of Piar Karim and Naseema Ali translating recipes give by Ruqayya from Nagar Burushaski into Urdu.
Personal Account by Abdullah on Fighting with a Bear
Recording of Abdullah sharing a personal account entitled “Fighting with a Bear” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this recollection, Abdullah recalls working in a great field in Kaceli with a team from France, and a bear was disturbing everyone in the area. One night the bear approached his tent, and Abdullah had to scare the bear away for a bit.
Account by Ramzan Ali and Fida on The War on Seyachin Border
Recording of Fida and Ramzan Ali reciting a personal account of a war on the Seyachin border in the Nagar dialect.
Conversation with FIda and Ramzan Ali on a Historical DIspute in Minapin
Recording of Ramzan Ali and Fida discussing a historical dispute in Minapin, in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. Minapin is a town in the Nagar district in Gilgit-Baltistān, Pakistan.
Conversation with Abdullah over Useful Objects
Recording of Abdullah discussing the tools and utensils created and used by older Burusho generations. Spoken in the Nagar dialect, Abdullah recalls the names and uses of several utensils, such as watermills, mousetraps, digging sticks, stone grinders to name a few.
Conversation with Naseema Ali over the background story of a proverb
Recording of Naseema Ali explaining the background story of a proverb in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Story of The Sea Sand Pot recited by Ibrahim
Recording of Ibrahim reciting “The Sea Sand Pot” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a King tells all of his subjects to kill their old parents, but an obedient son hides his father in a trench. Afterward, the King orders the subjects to make a sea sand pot, or a sand chidin, which is a large iron pot used to make food for a thousand people for festivals. None of the villagers knew how, so they approached the hidden father, who told them that it was an impossible task. They told the King that the task was accomplished, but this wisdom proved to the King that an elderly person was saved.
Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida
Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes
Story of Prince Gulzaada and the Beautiful Fairy recited by Ali Raza
Recording of Ali Raza reciting “The Prince Gulzaada,” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Prince Gulzaada wanders into a strange and wonderful land, where he finds a beautiful Fairy bathing in a waterfall. He steals her clothing and convinces her to be his wife, but he must promise to remain faithful to her, else she eat his head. When he was forced to marry, the Fairy stole him away to Fairyland.
Translation of Surung Thuko by Piar Karim
Recording of Piar Karim translating Surung Thuko from Burushaski into Urdu.
Translation of Ruqayya's Recipes by Naseema Ali
Recording of Naseema Ali translating Ruqayya's recipes from Burushaski into Urdu.
Conversation with Safdar Ali and Mimi
Conversation between Raja Safdar Ali Khan and Mimi.
Account by Raja Abdul Hamid of a Personal Story
Recording of Raja Abdul Hamid reciting a personal story in the Nagar dialect. Hamid tells us where and when he was born, his ancestry in the Royal family, his education, and his enrollment into the freedom fighters.
Account by Khumel of a Personal Story
Recording of Khumel reciting a personal account in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Conversation with Ramzan Ali on the Names of Months
Recording of Ramzan Ali reciting the names of the months in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Story of The King's Seven Boys by Bakhtawar Shah
Recording of Bakhtawar Shah reciting "The King's Seven Boys," a popular story in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Story of An Intelligent Woman by Ali Raza
Recording of Ali Raza reciting “Aqale Gus” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a prince travels to search for the answer of his father’s troubles. In his travels he meets an old man whom he irritates, but lets the prince stay at his house overnight. The old man’s daughter is great at interpreting problems, and they are married, and she returns to the kingdom to aide the King.
Conversation with the Zulfin family
Recording of the Zulfin family having a discussion.
Recipe by Ruqayya for Flour Porridge
Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe of “Mul” in the Nagar dialect. Mul is a flour porridge, that is mixed and boiled slowly, and set outside to cool.
Recipe by Ruqayya for Yoghurt Dip
Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Ghulmaldi”, a yoghurt dip made for covering thin bread and butter. This is told in the Nagar dialect.
Conversation with Gulzar Bibi and Mimi
Recording of Gulzar Bibi (Chachi) and Mimi having a conversation.
Conversation with Raja Jamsheed Ali and Raja Safdar Ali
Recording of Raja Safdar Ali and Raja Jamsheed Ali discussing a couplet in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Conversation with Jamsheed Ali and Safdar Ali
Recording of Raja Safdar Ali discussing the Buruskaski Documentation Project in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski with friend Raja Jamsheed Ali
Conversation with Raja Majid II and Friends
Recording of Raja Majid II discussing shopping in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski with his friends.