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Monday
27/11/2006
Foresight 2020: economic, industry and corporate trends
This report assesses the likely changes to the global economy, to eight major industries and to corporate structures over the next 15 years.The paper argues that the next 15 years ....
Monday
27/11/2006
Decentralization and service delivery
Dissatisfied with centralised approaches to delivering local public services, a large number of countries are decentralising responsibility for these services to lower- level, loca ....
Wednesday
22/11/2006
"Fair miles": the concept of "food miles" through a sustainable development lens
This brief critiques the concept of "food miles" from a sustainable development perspective. The report argues that while climate change is a valid concern for UK consumers, the pr ....
Wednesday
08/11/2006
Pushing beyond earth"s limits
World grain production is a basic indicator of overall food security at the global level. Since 1984, world grain production has expanded more slowly than the world’s population. B ....
Friday
03/11/2006
Where there is no internet: delivering health information via the Blue Trunk Libraries
This brief article, published in PLoS Medicine, describes the World Health Organization’s Blue Trunk Library (BTL) project, which aims to deliver printed information to health work ....
Thursday
02/11/2006
Wikis, webs, and networks: creating connections for conflict-prone settings
This report recommends ways to improve connectivity between the various actors working in conflict prone settings. The ultimate goal of enhanced connectivity is to enable local pop ....
Wednesday
01/11/2006
ICT in education: a curriculum for schools and programme of teacher development
This UNESCO book specifies a curriculum in information and communication technologies (ICT) for secondary schools in line with current international trends, and outlines a programm ....
Wednesday
01/11/2006
The graphics calculator in mathematics education: a critical review of recent research
Reviews recent research into the effectiveness of the graphing calculator as a tool for instruction and learning within pre-calculus and calculus, specifically in the study of func ....
Wednesday
01/11/2006
A meta-analysis of the effects of calculators on students’ achievement and attitude levels in precollege mathematics classes
The findings of 54 research studies were integrated through meta-analysis to determine the effects of calculators on student achievement and attitude levels. Effect sizes were gene ....
Wednesday
01/11/2006
Beyond Nintendo: design and assessment of educational video games for first and second grade students
The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of the introduction of educational videogames into the classroom, on learning, motivation, and classroom dynamics. Thes ....
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