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Guidelines to the edge: integrating information and communication technologies in education
(Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2005)
Many institutions are in a state of flux in relation to the implementation and use of information communication technology (ICT) by faculty, staff, and students. Earlier research (Stockley 2002) indicates that most ...
A Review of Solar Photovoltaic Levelized Cost of Electricity
As the solar photovoltaic (PV) matures, the economic feasibility of PV projects are increasingly being evaluated using the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) generation in order to be compared to other electricity ...
3D-Mapping Optimization of Embodied Energy of Transportation
The recent development of Google Earth, an information service that provides imagery and three dimensional data depicting the entire Earth, provides an opportunity to use a new method of navigating information to save ...
Industrial Symbiosis for Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Manufacturing
In order to stabilize the global climate the world’s governments must make significant commitments to drastically reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One of the most promising methods of curbing GHG emissions is ...
Appropedia as a Tool for Service Learning in Sustainable Development
Numerous studies have demonstrated that university students are capable of contributing to sustainable development while improving their academic skills. Unfortunately for many institutions, the expense of sending large ...
Student Inquiries Into Neglected Research For A Sustainable Society: Communication and Application
By applying the interdisciplinary approach of Science, Technology & Society, students can solve often-neglected research problems of shifting society’s operation towards a sustainable state. A recent Penn State University ...
Catalyzing Mass Production of Solar Photovoltaic Cells Using University Driven Green Purchasing
Purpose: This paper explores the use of the purchase power of the higher education system to catalyze the economy of scale necessary to ensure market competitiveness for solar photovoltaic electricity. Design/methodol ...
Interdisciplinary Environmental Education: Communicating and Applying Energy Efficiency for Sustainability
(Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 2005)
This paper demonstrates that interdisciplinary alliances on environmental education projects can effectively address the gap between complex environmental problems in the real world and disciplinary curricula in a university. ...