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Author: Brenda S. Farrell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: military, one, tools, assessing, compensation, challenges, present, personnel, civilian, pay, comparisons
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437931685
ISBN-13: 9781437931686

Compares pay and benefits provided to members of the Armed Forces (AF) with that of comparably situated private-sector employees to assess how the differences in pay and benefits affect recruiting and retention of members of the AF. The objectives were to: (1) assess total military compensation for active duty officers and for enlisted personnel; (2) compare private-sector pay and benefits for civilians of similar age, educ., and experience with similar job responsibilities and working conditions of officers and enlisted personnel of the AF; and (3) assess the 10th QRMC recommendation to inclu

Author: Eileen Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improve, girls’, delinquency, programs, plans, evaluation, justice, technical, assistance, defined, juvenile
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437921000
ISBN-13: 9781437921007

Juvenile female offenses have increased sharply and juvenile female offenders generally had more serious and wide-ranging service needs than juvenile male offenders. This report is a review of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs¿ (OJJDP) efforts related to studying and promoting effective girls' delinquency programs (GDP). It addresses the following questions: (1) What efforts has OJJDP made to assess the effectiveness of GDP? (2) To what extent are OJJDP's efforts to assess GDP consistent with generally accepted social science standards and the internal control standard t

Author: Matthew J. Scire
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coverage, techniques, produce, measurement, results, assess, bureau, needs, specify, census
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 2008-09-01
ISBN-10: 1437905366
ISBN-13: 9781437905366

An accurate decennial census relies on finding and counting people -- only once -- in the right place and collecting complete and correct information. The author reviewed the Dept. of Commerceżs U.S. Census Bureaużs plans to: (1) improve the censusżs accuracy -- or coverage -- with its coverage follow-up operation; (2) assess the accuracy of the census through its census coverage measurement program; and (3) evaluate these efforts after 2010. Includes recommendations. Charts and tables.

Author: Uday Phadke
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assessment, recommendations, action, impact, technologies, engineering, identification, influential, information
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 1997-02
ISBN-10: 0788138219
ISBN-13: 9780788138218

The principal objectives of this study are to: identify influential technologies; define likely development scenarios; assess the impact of these technologies; identify major commercial interests; define exploitation routes; & assess Europe's competitive position. The current developments in electronic publishing are not merely incremental, but are causing a paradigm shift. The revolutionary changes, coupled with the potential for dramatic change in the regulatory environment, could reshape the information marketplace. Charts & tables.

Authors: Joep Crompvoets, Abbas Rajabifard, Bastiaan van Lo
Publisher: Space for Geo-Information (RGI), Wageningen Univer
Keywords: data, infrastructures, spatial, assess, view, framework, multi
Number of Pages: 403
Published: 2008-12-31
ISBN-10: 0732516234
ISBN-13: 9780732516239

Table of contentsAcknowledgmentsContentsContributorsForewordsIntroductionNotes on Editors       PART ONE -     Theoretical Background and Framework to Assess SDIsChapter 1     Spatial Data Infrastructure for a Spatially Enabled Government and Society.Chapter 2     The multi-faceted nature of SDIs and their assessment - dealing with dilemmas.Chapter 3     SDI for public governance - implications for evaluation research.Chapter 4     SDI evaluation and budgeting processes: linkages and lessons.Cha

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: value, added, schools, assess, practices, improvements, learning, outcomes, measuring
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 2008-10-27
ISBN-10: 9264050256
ISBN-13: 9789264050259

Value-added estimates are a significant improvement upon measures of school performance currently used in most education systems across OECD countries. They provide a fundamentally more accurate and valuable quantitative basis for school improvement planning, policy development and for enacting effective school accountability arrangements. This groundbreaking report provides examples of best practices in value-added modeling for measuring school performance.

Author: William Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assess, system, national, preparedness, capabilities, implement, develop, made, limited, progress, efforts, fema
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437942156
ISBN-13: 9781437942156

This congressional briefing on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) efforts to assess national preparedness examines: (1) the usefulness and limitations of the national preparedness capabilities data that have been collected to date through selected evaluation efforts as described by FEMA; and (2) the extent to which FEMA has made progress in its national preparedness capability assessment efforts since a previous report in April 2009. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.
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