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Suitability of adaptive self-regulated e-learning to vocational training: a pilot study in heat pump system installation
Many studies have been conducted, mainly in a university environment, and researchers have identified both advantages and disadvantages of e-learning. Very little is known about the applicability and suitability of e-learning ...
Combining self-regulation and competence-based guidance to personalise the learning experience in moodle
Adaptive learning systems aim to address a learner’s specific needs, considering factors such as prior knowledge, learning efficiency, learning goals and motivation. Especially in distance education, often directed to adult ...
An e-learning platform to support environmental compliance – part I: needs analysis and design
Current and emerging environmental legislation is driving organisations to become environmentally compliant thereby leading to improved environmental performance and reduced costs, time to market, regulatory concerns and ...
Development of a strategy tool for environmental compliance management
The EU environmental legislation restricts the use of certain substances in products and, in addition, sets targets for recovery of products reaching end-of-life(EOL). Little support is provided to producers on how to ...
Environmental and economic decision support methodology for end-of-life products
Many producers are becoming environmentally conscious due to legislative, consumer and business pressures. The proposed EU Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE Directive) sets targets for the reuse ...
The issue of waste in European manufacturing SMEs
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) cumulatively cause 64% of total industrial pollution, and contribute approximately 60-70% of the total industrial waste in the EU. However, only 24% of SMEs in the EU are currently acting ...
Innovative management models: from scientific management to product-service systems
This paper seeks to explore innovative management models, in particular the journey these models have evolved over the years, from scientific management to product-service systems.
Environmental analysis of the use of poultry manure as fuel for combustion on broiler farms: a case study.
Fluidised Bed Combustion (FBC) technology is not new. It has been used in power plants for the last three decades and is considered very efficient for biomass combustion. The novelty of the FBC application in BHSL’s case ...
Analytical hierarchy process (AHP) in decision-making for end-of-life of products
The proposed EU Waste from Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Directive sets targets for the reuse and recycling of EEE reaching end-of-life (EOL). How a producer determines which is the best strategy for his/her ...
TraPSS methodology – a smart solution for manufacturing SMEs
Manufacturing SMEs are under high pressure coming from the market and from environmental legislation. They need the ability to rapidly and effectively change the business in response to opportunities and threats from the ...