By William A. Mehrens
Offers examples of excellent and terrible try goods to assist the reader arrange larger assessments. Discusses different teacher-made evaluate techniques equivalent to functionality exams and score scales. stories numerous standardized exams.
By Reinhilde Jacobs LDS, PhD, Daniel van Steenberghe MD, PhD (auth.)
Precise radiographic making plans of implant parts impacts the therapy making plans either from the surgical and the prosthodontic standpoint. Thorough radiographic overview reduces the prevalence of issues. Early reputation of failure is helping in facing problems. This ebook is an cutting edge factor facing radiographic recommendations for the situation and evaluate of endosseous oral implants. it's a useful consultant for all these fascinated about oral implant surgical procedure and prosthetic rehabilitation. Richly illustrated with radiographs, evaluation tables and move diagrams it offers step-by-step systems for the making plans and evaluate of oral implants.
By Daniel Koretz
How do you pass judgement on the standard of a college, a district, a instructor, a scholar? through the try ratings, after all. but for all of the speak, what academic assessments can and can’t inform you, and the way ratings will be misunderstood and misused, is still a secret to such a lot. The complexities of trying out are mostly overlooked, both simply because they're unrecognized, or simply because they could be—well, advanced. encouraged through a well-liked Harvard direction for college kids with out an in depth arithmetic heritage, Measuring Up demystifies academic testing—from MCAS to SAT to WAIS, with all of the alphabet soup in among. Bringing statistical phrases all the way down to earth, Daniel Koretz takes readers in the course of the so much basic matters that come up in academic trying out and indicates how they practice to a couple of the main debatable matters in schooling at the present time, from high-stakes trying out to big schooling. He walks readers via daily examples to teach what assessments do good, what their limits are, how simply checks and ratings may be oversold or misunderstood, and the way they are often used sensibly to aid notice how a lot youngsters have discovered. (20080521)
By Dr. Gösta Kjellsson, Dr. Vibeke Simonsen (auth.)
The current ebook is a compilation of present try out tools valuable in hazard evaluate of transgenic vegetation. it really is meant to assist the environmental researcher find and evaluating proper tools speedy and simply. it could even be used as a basic reference paintings for field-ecologists, laboratory- biologists and others operating in plant inhabitants biology and genetics. the foremost tactics affecting the destiny of vegetation are coated with emphasis on invasion, pageant and institution, e.g., seed dispersal, density-dependent festival, and plant progress. atmosphere results and genetic constitution also are coated. for every technique a couple of correct try out equipment were chosen; in overall, eighty four equipment for box, greenhouse or laboratory examine are integrated, utilising fifty one key processwords. every one technique is defined and evaluated in brief and succinctly, and there are reviews on assumptions, regulations, benefits, and purposes. an in depth bibliography presents access into the medical heritage, and move references give the chance fast to discover all suitable assets. ways to learn pollination and gene move may be thought of in a destiny quantity.
By John MacBeath, Archie Mcglynn
Self-evaluation in colleges sits on the best of the nationwide schedule based on an knowledge that functionality tables and inspector's reviews can in basic terms inform a partial tale. faculties are actually inspired to elevate questions about 'How are we doing?' and 'How can we know?'. Self-Evaluation: what is in it for colleges? demystifies college self-evaluation and encourages colleges to be self-critical and self-confident. The publication is helping faculties and academics enhance the required self assurance to paintings with overview instruments. available and full of case stories, it tackles the problems which are on the leading edge of the nationwide schedule in so much international locations in Europe. hard rules for the long run are given via dialogue of the worries and problems with colleges at the moment.
By Silvio Borner
About 10 years in the past, the 1st very small steps in the direction of this ebook have been taken. the place to begin used to be marked through the deep and surprising droop of the Swiss economic system within the mid-seventies: a hindrance wiping out approximately 10 percent issues of GNP and employment inside of simply years. To this author, it used to be transparent from the start that neither the exogenous shocks nor the struc tural alterations have been in reality exogenous or structural. They got and sha ped by way of international forces. They have been half and parcel of capitalist improvement. there's no different hugely constructed kingdom on the planet that's so ex tremely and integrally uncovered to world-wide currents of economic and monetary alterations as Switzerland. The measure and dimensions of open ness ofthe Swiss economic system resulted in the formula of our study process for learning the internationalization of the economic system, an issue theoretically and politically constructed during this booklet. Empirical facts pertains to our examine of Swiss event. a well known Swiss-American economist provided the next com ment on our earlier paintings at the internationalization of undefined: "You are first-class in elevating fascinating questions ..." What was once absolutely intended as a feedback was once obtained as a praise. an excessive amount of expertise and too many learn efforts are, for my part, wasted through study courses which position strategy over substance. This unlucky improvement in our career has already vastly diminished the social software of economists.
By Alex C. Michalos
This monograph describes the contributions to our present realizing of caliber of lifestyles made by way of an important old philosophers within the Western culture. It does so from the perspective of a modern researcher in caliber of lifestyles or human health and wellbeing. Revisiting historic texts from approximately six hundred BCE to three hundred BCE, the e-book explores the earliest principles in recorded western philosophical and clinical historical past that have been considerably with regards to present learn and realizing of the standard of existence or wellbeing and fitness for people and groups. It examines the issues and suggestions present in those texts and their connection to nonetheless present primary concerns and questions resembling: ‘What is an effective life?’, ‘What is the easiest type of individual to be?’ ‘How can one inform if one’s society is making growth to a couple type of fascinating nation or falling backwards?’ The booklet indicates that throughout time and throughout many cultures, the human species bears a few awesome similarities.
By Jon Yorke, Lesley Vidovich
This booklet analyses responsibility and caliber rules when it comes to studying criteria and examines their implications for overview in larger schooling. while essentially concentrating on the Australian atmosphere, this research is found inside a broader body of reference that comes with the uk (UK), the USA of the US (US), and the supplier for financial Cooperation and improvement (OECD). throughout those settings, comparative measures of studying were noticeable as a coverage ‘solution’ to the matter of ‘proving caliber’ in a globalised and more and more aggressive greater schooling marketplace. Comparative measures of studying depend upon the specification of studying criteria. studying criteria try to articulate the features anticipated of graduates, and scholars’ fulfillment of those is decided throughout the practices of review performed inside associations. caliber coverage, studying criteria and evaluation practices all intersect in the broader umbrella of responsibility, with relevance to governments, better schooling prone, employers, mom and dad, and scholars. The findings mentioned during this e-book spotlight a couple of coverage impacts, together with the emerging calls for for nationwide and foreign comparative facts on studying criteria to check caliber and tell scholar selection in a globally aggressive market.
By Theophanes the Confessor, Cyril Mango, Roger Scott, Geoffrey Greatrex
Theophanes the Confessor (d.818) was once a Byzantine abbot who fell sufferer to the Iconoclastic persecution. The Chronicle that is going less than his identify, written in Greek, is the following translated in complete for the 1st time, including an advent and statement. It offers a distinct resource for the heritage of the Byzantine Empire to advert 813, in addition to the historical past of the Persians, Arabs, Bulgarians, and different neighboring peoples.