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History of distance learning dates back to the late 1960's. However with the advent of the Internet it was repositioned as a major tool for course delivery so that students who are physically prevented from attending class room settings can undertake learning within a setting of their choice aligned with a pace that they can easily cope with. Marketing of(More)
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In invasion processes, both abiotic and biotic factors are considered essential, but the latter are usually disregarded when modeling the potential spread of exotic species. In the framework of set theory, interactions between biotic (B), abiotic (A), and movement-related (M) factors in the geographical space can be hypothesized with BAM diagrams and tested(More)
This paper is about performance evaluation in facilities management. It identifies the Balanced Scorecard as a widely used management framework for optimal measurement of organisational performance, discusses the fundamental points to cover in its implementation a nd describes the application which translates an organisation's mission and strategy into a(More)
The higher education system in the UK has significantly changed over the last decade due to a growing emphasis on student learning activities, quality assurance procedures and research funding mechanisms. According to previous studies, there is no automatic link between research and teaching. Thus, the link needs to be created to enhance staff productivity(More)
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" Facilities " create environments for occupants to work effectively within organisations and the performance of these environments influence the activities that are carried out. Formulation of techniques that are capable of assessing " facilities performance " in terms of quality, cost and effectiveness, is critical for " Organisational " and " Facilities(More)
Appraising the total performance of higher educational buildings : a participatory approach towards a knowledge­base system Original Citation Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Baldry, David (1998) Appraising the total performance of higher educational buildings : a participatory approach towards a knowledge­base system. Users may access full items free of charge;(More)
Users may access full items free of charge; copies of full text items generally can be reproduced, displayed or performed and given to third parties in any format or medium for personal research or study, educational or not­for­profit purposes without prior permission or charge, provided: • The authors, title and full bibliographic details is credited in(More)