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Hall, Stephanie Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The theory of a globally structured education agenda interrogates the political and economic systems that influence how states take on policy ideas. One way that globalizing processes may take place is through "network governance," or via networks of people, ideas, researchers, governments, non-governmental organizations, private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Tinio, Pablo P. L.; Barbot, Baptiste – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creativity is a skill that many consider essential for success in school, career, and life (Florida, The rise of the creative class. Basic Books, New York, 2002; Florida, The flight of the creative class: the new global competition for talent. HarperBusiness, New York, 2005; Guilford, Am Psychol 5:444-454, 1950). For this reason, creativity has…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Gifted, Barriers
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Caplan, George M. – Physics Teacher, 2009
Utility companies generate three-phase electric power, which consists of three sinusoidal voltages with phase angles of 0 degrees, 120 degrees, and 240 degrees. The ac generators described in most introductory textbooks are single-phase generators, so physics students are not likely to learn about three-phase power. I have developed a simple way…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Physics, Energy, Science Laboratories
Weldon, Peter Alexander – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Globalization has emerged as one of the key social, political, and economic forces of the twenty-first century, challenging national borders, long-established institutions of governance, and cultural norms and behaviors across the globe. While many believe the process has been underway for centuries, what is clear is that it has both accelerated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Universities, College Faculty
Ewers, Justin – Facilities Manager, 2009
It seems to happen every day. A meeting is called to outline a new strategy or sales plan. Down go the lights and up goes the PowerPoint. Strange phrases appear--"unlocking shareholder value," "technology-focused innovation," "maximizing utility." Lists of numbers come and go. Bullet point by bullet point, the…
Descriptors: Meetings, Public Speaking, Rhetorical Invention, Communication Skills
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Khattar, Mukesh; Shirey, Don, III; Raustad, Richard – ASHRAE Journal, 2003
Describes how the Brevard County School District in Florida teamed with companies EPRI and Florida Power and Light to implement a dual-path, low temperature air-distribution system used in conjunction with thermal energy storage. (EV)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning Equipment, Climate Control, Energy Conservation, School Buildings
Womack, Jennifer; Nelson, Steve – Teaching Theatre, 2000
Covers all the steps needed to light an open, non-traditional performance space--everything from where to locate lights, support towers, and power sources, to cable and dimmer requirements. Covers safety issues, equipment costs, what students should and should not be allowed to do, and how to deal with electricians and rental companies. (SC)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Electrical Systems, Lighting, Lighting Design
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Tollefson, Kenneth D.; Abbott, Martin L. – American Indian Quarterly, 1993
Examines the cultural and spiritual significance of Snoqualmie Falls to two Snoqualmie groups who live within the traditional valley of the Falls or elsewhere in Washington. Summarizes controversy over plans by Puget Sound Power and Light Company to increase water use, thereby diminishing the Falls. (KS)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Cultural Activities, Mythology
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Hirst, Eric – Evaluation and Program Planning, 1989
Activities during the initial 18-month cycle of the Demand and Resource Evaluation (DARE) Program of the Puget Sound Power and Light Company (Washington State) are described. The role of evaluation in public utility planning is discussed. Cooperation, communication, and consensus among utility planning staff are concluded to be vital. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Evaluation Methods, Planning, Program Development
Beaver, William – Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 1990
Discusses the problems encountered at the Duquesne Light Company of Pittsburgh's nuclear power plant as the result of an inability to process information effectively and keep pace with technological change. The creation of a separate division trained and directed to manage the plant's information flows is described and evaluated. (CLB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Management, Information Technology, Management Information Systems
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX. – 1981
This course in electrical power and illumination systems is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Courses
Beane, Marjorie – 1982
The history, problems, arguments, and controversy concerning power created by nuclear fission are outlined. The purpose of the booklet is to present unbiased information for the layman in understandable language in order to improve the quality of national debate over nuclear power. Information for the booklet was gathered from journals, government…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Economics, Federal Regulation, History
Phelan, Colleen – 1992
This publication profiles the successful efforts of eight organizations to develop programs and policies to prevent sexual harassment in their workplaces. The profiles highlight a facet of each organization's efforts. An introduction offers a blueprint for action. The first profile is a look at US West and the key elements for developing and…
Descriptors: Blue Collar Occupations, Demonstration Programs, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices
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Gerbner, George; And Others – 1973
The effects of televised dramatic violence are investigated by this report. The study notes that although the composite index of violence is below the 1967-69 levels, 8 of 10 programs contained violence. Violent episodes remained at 5 per program and 8 per hour, but both killing and the number of violent characters dropped. Programs continued from…
Descriptors: Commercial Television, Content Analysis, Crime, Females
Robinson, Fred – 1983
Since it became known in l979 that the Arkansas Power and Light Company was going to build a large electricity generating plant near Hampton and that there would be a lignite mining operation established there to support the power plant, the Warren public schools have been preparing to meet the impact on the schools. Because it was assumed that…
Descriptors: Coal, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Demand Occupations
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