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Author: Robert Denève
Publisher: IUCN
Keywords: sahel, vision, controversial
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 2831702712
ISBN-13: 9782831702711

Analyzes the factors which motivate land use by rural populations and provides a context for any policy or strategy which addresses natural resource conservation.

Author: Gregory Victor Babic
Publisher: F. C. Sach & Sons, Publishers
Keywords: writing, words, writers, process, illustrate, motivate, publishing, authors, books, inspire, related, quotations, literature
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 0980372208
ISBN-13: 9780980372205

Motivation for Writers, Every Day of the Year. Specifically selected Quotations for each Calendar Date illuminate all aspects of the Writing Process. * The First Quotation illustrates the Pre-Writing or Preparation Stage (of Thinking and Planning) * The Second Quotation illustrates the Writing or Creation Stage (of Drafting and Editing) * The Third Quotations illustrates the Post-Writing or Celebration Stage (of Publishing and Marketing) "This is a treasury of inspiration, stimulation and fun for writers." Dan Poynter, author of The Self-Publishing Manual "No matter what page you open to

Author: Anthony F. Grasha
Publisher: Alliance Publishers
Keywords: teaching, learning, curriculum, change, series, styles, understanding, guide, enhancing, style, practical
Number of Pages: 372
Published: 2002-12-31
ISBN-10: 0964507110
ISBN-13: 9780964507111

A practical guide to enhancing learning by understanding teaching & learning styles. It is a guide written to integrate the involvement of a workshop with the information of a text - to help faculty motivate learners, promote critical thinking, encourage active learning and retention, and develop self-directed learners.

Author: Arvin Vohra
Publisher: Roland Media Distribution
Keywords: math, excel, child, excellence, equation
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2008-02-05
ISBN-10: 0980144604
ISBN-13: 9780980144604

In the Equation for Excellence, renowned educational innovator Arvin Vohra (Sat Math Cognition, Vocabulary Synapse), teaches parents the fundamental principles and subtle techniques that they can use to make their children excel at math. Learn how to use the Asian system for teaching math, how to improve your child's self-perception, how to prepare your child for the SAT and SAT II, and how to effectively motivate your child to excel. If your child already excels at math, the Equation for Excellence will show you how to help him increase his lead. And if your child struggles with math, the Equ

Author: Brad Olsen
Publisher: CCC Publishing
Keywords: manifesto, travel, global, stompers, world
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 2001-06-01
ISBN-10: 1888729058
ISBN-13: 9781888729054

Written to motivate and inspire young people in their quests to travel the world, this book introduces a new way of travelling -- freestyle travelling -- where all that's required is an adventurous spirit and an insatiable curiosity about the workings of the world. This global travel manifesto clears up misconceptions about travelling, candidly portrays travellers interacting in different cultures around the world, and encourages young people to get on world travel circuits to become aware of the immense changes happening around the planet. In addition to providing all the practical informatio

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: benefits, policy, instruments, costs, change, aspects, adaptation, climate, economic
Number of Pages: 139
Published: 2008-06-06
ISBN-10: 9264046038
ISBN-13: 9789264046030

Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development. Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions need to move hand in hand with policies and incentives to adapt to the impacts of climate change. How much adaptation might cost, and how large its benefits might be, are issues that are increasingly relevant both for on-the-ground projects and in international development co-operation and negotiations contexts. This report provides a critical assessment of adaptation costs and benefits in key climate sensitive sectors, as well as at national and global levels. It also moves

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practices, policies, learning, adult, rhetoric
Number of Pages: 249
Published: 2003-02-05
ISBN-10: 9264199446
ISBN-13: 9789264199446

Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and knowledge. Yet those who are most in need are often precisely the ones who participate least in adult learning and training programmes. This publication aims to identify what works in the policy and practice of adult learning, drawing on the experi
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