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A Delphi study on collaborative learning in distance education: The faculty perspective
This paper focuses on the factors that influence collaborative learning in distance education. Distance education has been around for many years and the use of collaborative learning techniques in distance education is ...
Can housing rights be applied to modern housing systems?
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to outline and examine the growing corpus of housing rights and assess their relevance and applicability to complex contemporary housing systems across the world. Design/methodo ...
Can international housing rights based on public international law really impact on contemporary housing systems?
The concept of home advances a new basis for evaluating housing rights, emphasising their human and personal benefits. Housing rights address, at a national, regional and global level, displacement and dispossession, as ...
Irish and UN forces faced with dilemma in Lebanon
(The Irish Times, 2010)
Examining the dynamical transition in the Dow Jones Industrial Index from Bull to Bear market using Recurrence Quantification Analysis
We present evidence of phase transitions (periodic to chaotic and chaotic to chaotic) in the Dow Jones Industrial Index as it transitions from Bull to Bear market. There is also evidence of a completely unpredictable (i.e., ...
Non-union employee representation, union avoidance and the managerial agenda
Non-union employee representation is an area which has attracted much interest in the voice literature. Much of the literature has been shaped by a dialogue which considers NERs as a means of union avoidance. More recently ...
Captive Offshoring by U.S. Multinationals: Measuring the Domestic Employment Impacts of Vertical FDI
(National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)
The pervasive and complex nature of "international outsourcing" has hampered efforts to quantify the importance of this phenomenon for national economies. Indeed, available evidence on the extent of "offshoring" associated ...
International instruments on housing rights
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010)
Housing rights can act to guarantee minimum housing provision for poor and deprived persons, based on respect for human dignity. These rights are now established within many international public law instruments and treaties, ...
Quantifying the effects of the inclusion and segregation of Contracts for Difference in Australian equity markets
This study examines the effects that Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have had on theAustralian equity market, either as an accelerant for mispricing, or as a source of increased marketfunctionality through the addition of ...
Thatcherism delayed? The Irish crisis and the paradox of social partnership
(Industrial Relations Journal, 2010)
This article reviews the state of Irish industrial relations in light of the current economic crisis. It argues that social partnership, paradoxically, was rooted in the continuation of a tradition of permissive voluntarism ...