Saving Power: The need for innovative, energy-efficient technologies is on the increase as we try to cut cost in every sphere of life. Renewable energy is a champion in terms of saving power and having a positive impact on the environment. We all have to play our role by implementing all the best energy savings tips at home and at work. Check out if your current power provider has alternative to go green, and if he has renewable resources. Solar power is the next big guy that can transform our world, and interest in solar energy has grown tremendously over recent years. Learn how to teach children to conserve. Discover how to use energy saving bulbs and how we can make this world a better place. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gary Roelofs. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022450de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The purpose of this audiobook is to introduce the reader to many of the applications of the plasma arc. The applications are almost endless and it is one of the emerging technologies of tomorrow. According to Geoplasma, Municipal Waste Disposal is one of the most pressing environmental problems of the 21st century. According to the United States EPA, over 245 million tons of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) were generated in the United States in 2005. Population growth has consequently resulted in a significant increase in Municipal waste for disposal. Simultaneously, there has been increased pressure on business and civic leaders for better land use, environmental stewardship and sustainable development. Plasma Arc processing of waste materials is an innovative solution. It not only effectively disposes of waste but also creates large quantities of energy from MSW, a renewable resource. The combinations of solid waste disposal challenges and the recent steep increases in energy costs make plasma arc applications an important alternative to waste disposal in many markets, particularly island and peninsular states and densely populated areas where land costs are at a premium and shipping costs are prohibitive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Welte. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/032254de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Die vorliegende Sammlung von Schulportraits zeigt im Kontext eines OECD-Projekts innovative und kreative Wege auf, die im Versuch, aktuelle Herausforderungen zu bewältigen, von Schulen eingeschlagen werden können. Dazu werden aktuelle Ansätze, Lernen zu verstehen, ebenso unter die Lupe genommen, wie die Möglichkeiten der Gestaltung von schulischen Lernsettings.
This PhD thesis is about innovation, instability, and micro-heterogeneity. The theoretical motivation behind the research is the lack of satisfactory explanations about the existence of firms in Argentina that managed to cope much better than others firms
Educational Research and Innovation Innovative Learning Environments:
Educational Research and Innovation The OECD Handbook for Innovative Learning Environments:
Innovative strategies in unstable environments:The case of Argentinean firms Diana Suárez
How might we know whether our schools or system are set up to optimise learning? How can we find out whether we are getting the most from technology? How can we evaluate our innovation or think through whether our change initiative will bring about its desired results? Teachers and educational leaders who grapple with such questions will find this handbook an invaluable resource. It draws on extensive reports and materials compiled over a decade by the OECD in its Innovative Learning Environments (ILE) project. Its four chapters The learning principles; The innovative learning environment framework; Learning leadership and evaluative thinking; and Transformation and change - each contain a concise, non-technical overview introduction followed by a set of tools. The handbook makes good the ILE ambition not just to analyse change but to offer practical help to those around the world determined to innovate their schools and systems. If there has been one lesson learnt about innovating education, it is that teachers, schools and local administrators should not just be involved in the implementation of educational change but they should have a central role in its design. Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills.
Contemporary and Innovative Tech. for Libraries in Elect. Environment: O. Sivasankar Prasad