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Tracking Progress - Some Issues and Tools
Tracking progress is easy to say and hard to do. It becomes even harder in an era when tracking progress and accountability have often been morphed into rigid patterns of bean counting. People working in the trenches are ...
Project A2-2007 Co-operative Models of Social Care
The project will examine the specific role played by co-operatives in the design and delivery of social care. In recent years, there has been a major shift both in public policy and in public expectations concerning the ...
The Solidarity Economy in North America : An Emerging Debate - January 2007
The language of the solidarity economy is not exactly common vocabulary in Canada or the U.S. Even among practitioners and activists in community economic development, the social economy, co-operatives, economic democracy ...
Concepts and Context
This first section of the book introduces key concepts, assumptions and ways of understanding the context within which CED and the social economy have evolved. While making no claim this modest beginning represents some ...
Social Enterprise in Human Services and Affordable Housing
Human services and affordable housing are two constant themes in the history of CED and the social economy. This is not surprising. How we care for each other, or not, speaks centrally to the character of our social relations ...
A Corporate View of Mobile Learning
In the corporate training environment, acquisition of new skills by employees through training is critically important. This obviously implies that practice-based training programs that enable employees to internalize, ...
Mobile learning – a new paradigm shift in distance education?
During recent years, many distance teaching as well as residential institutions have started to experiment with mobile learning through pilot projects as part of their e-learning and technology enhanced learning environments. ...
Using Participatory Simulation Support Learning Algorithms
During learning computer science theory, it is essential to learn sorting algorithms, but it is not easy to understand the concept of the different sorting algorithms. This paper describes a system called PLASPS (PDA-based ...
Positive Motion, Inc.
The simplicity of flashcards makes them ideally suited for memorizing word lists on small, mobile devices but flashcards are not well suited to subjects that require more sophisticated organizational structure. Legal ...
BALTA Highlights - January-February 2007
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2007-02)
An update/newsletter on development of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA).