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Author: Sherri Quinones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: school, classrooms, technology, evaluating, guide, educator
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 2000-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788188666
ISBN-13: 9780788188664

This reports intended informal style & accompanying worksheets provide the basic principles of evaluation & are designed to help district & school personnel gain an overview of & ideas for evaluating local technology initiatives. Chapters: Overview; Why am I evaluating?; What is an evaluation?; Where do I start?; What questions should I ask?; What information do I need to collect?; What's the best way to collect my information?; What are my conclusions?; How do I communicate my results?; Where do I go from here?; additional sources; worksheets; & examples of technology surveys.
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Author: Jeffrey D. Kline
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: evaluate, ecosystem, services, describe, program, economic, research, defining
Number of Pages: 690
Published: 2008-02-01
ISBN-10: 142898772X
ISBN-13: 9781428987722

The Forest Service has proposed the concept of ecosystem services as a framework for: (1) describing the many benefits provided by public & private forests; (2) evaluating the effects of policy & mgmt. decisions involving public & private forest lands; & (3) advocating the use of economic & market-based incentives to protect private forest lands from development. The concept extends traditional economic theory regarding multiple forest benefits & the use of economic incentives to enhance their provision, by emphasizing ecosystems as an organizing structure for benefits. Although the emphasis o
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Author: David Beetham
Publisher: Inter-Parliamentary Union
Keywords: parliaments, toolkit, assessment, parliament, evaluating
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2008-10-31
ISBN-10: 929142384X
ISBN-13: 9789291423842

The purpose of this self-assessment toolkit is to assist parliaments and their members in assessing how their parliament performs against widely accepted criteria for democratic parliaments. All the scenarios in the toolkit share the objective of evaluating parliaments against international criteria for democratic parliaments as well as identifying priorities and means for strengthening parliaments.
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Author: Committee for the Working Conference on Principles
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: national, environment, chemicals, principles, evaluating, board, academ, studies, sciences, academy, conference, report, committee, working, protocols, environmental
Number of Pages: 476
Published: 1975
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13690
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: comptroller, handbook, derivatives, financial, management, risk
Number of Pages: 197
Published: 1999-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788180207
ISBN-13: 9780788180200

Provides a framework for evaluating the adequacy of risk management practices of derivative dealers & end-users. More technical information on the various aspects of derivatives risk management, such as evaluating statistical models, is available in the appendix. Separate examination procedures, internal control questions, & verification procedures are provided for dealers & end-users. The examination procedures are designed to be comprehensive. These guidelines & procedures focus principally on off-balance-sheet derivatives & structured notes.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: development, organizations, world, research, experiences, capacity, evaluating
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 1552501116
ISBN-13: 9781552501115

In January 2000, ISNAR began the ambitious Evaluating Capacity Development Project, which aimed to improve capacity development efforts in research and development organizations through the use of evaluation. This book explains how the project used an action-learning approach, bringing together people from various countries and different types of organizations. As they conducted six evaluation studies over the course of 3 years, project participants learned a great deal about capacity development and the process of evaluation. The authors use examples and lessons drawn from the evaluation stud
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Author: Stephen B. Fawcett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cardiovascular, disease, prevent, efforts, community, evaluating
Number of Pages: 205
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788142909
ISBN-13: 9780788142901

Provides guidance in evaluating community-based programs to prevent & control cardiovascular diseases. Includes tools & strategies for measuring the products, effects & outcomes of these initiatives. Introduces the user to CVD & community-based prevention & evaluation, key evaluation questions for CVD prevention initiatives, & the framework for monitoring & improving programs Presents each component of the evaluation system, its application, & sample tools; & discusses integrating the information to address key questions & communicate information about a CVD prevention initiative.
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