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Substituting Safer Chemicals

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

There are several strategies for advancing the transition to safer chemicals: prohibition strategies, aversion strategies, and safer chemical strategies. The safer chemical strategy relies on ... More


Alternative Assessment

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 5 introduces alternative assessment and explains how it supports learning. While explaining the meaning of alternative assessment, other terms which can cause confusion have also been ... More


Defending Risk and Defining Safety

Alissa Cordner

in Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 3 presents six “conceptual risk formulas” which delineate the components that go into evaluating risk and the relationships between those components. These risk definitions are used and ... More


The Way Forward

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter draws out some of the wider implications of the framework and the practices and examines some of the progress which has been made within the theme of assessment change. It examines some ... More


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