The purpose of this book is to present a basic yet comprehensive
treatment of assessment methods for use by health professions educators.
While there are many excellent textbooks in psychometric theory
and its application to large-scale standardized testing programs and
many educational measurement and assessment books designed for
elementary and secondary teachers and graduate students in education
and psychology, none of these books is entirely appropriate for
the specialized educational and assessment requirements of the health
was written to provide a comprehensive foundation for conducting clinical assessment of child and adolescent social-emotional behavior in a practical, scientific, and culturally appropriate manner. It is divided into two major sections.
Acute Care Settings Acute care settings, anorexia, various diseases, test procedures, and medications can compromise dietary intake. Under such circumstances, the goal is to identify and avoid inadequate intake and ensure appropriate alimentation. Dietary assessment focuses on what patients are currently eating, whether they are able and willing to eat, and whether they experience any problems with eating. Dietary intake assessment is based on information from observed intakes; medical record; history; clinical examination; and anthropometric, biochemical, and functional status.
This paper examines the positive aspects and potential problems in the discourse of transition from summative to formative assessment of oral language development of Chinese secondary students. The discussion includes concepts such as teacher observation, feedback, testing, and the views of teachers on oral language summative assessment.
Previous studies evaluate simulated dialog corpora using evaluation measures which can be automatically extracted from the dialog systems’ logs. However, the validity of these automatic measures has not been fully proven. In this study, we ﬁrst recruit human judges to assess the quality of three simulated dialog corpora and then use human judgments as the gold standard to validate the conclusions drawn from the automatic measures. We observe that it is hard for the human judges to reach good agreement when asked to rate the quality of the dialogs from given perspectives.
• Provide policy makers and external observers with a data-rich
assessment of Vietnam’s competitiveness, using a comprehensive
• Develop an integrated set of policy recommendations, supported by a
transparent logic and data
• Engage decision makers from different constituencies in a dialogue on
the future of Vietnam’s competitiveness
Theoretical study of earthquakes as well as practical application is actually
important to determine the earthquake hazard assessment and risk in a specific
region. This is probably the most important contribution of seismology to society. recent
earthquake showed the inadequacy of a large part of the building construction
in and around the epicentral area, so the study of earthquakes has become
and more important.
Development of Geospatial Ecological Indicators in Jiangxi Province, China
Peng Guo and Xiaoling Chen
Comprehensive evaluation of ecological environments is necessary for environmental sustainability and management planning, which can provide quantitative documents as scientific guides for informed decision making. The existence of several environmental impact assessment (EIA) methods makes it difficult to make on an appropriate choice (Sankoh 1996).
his report identified stakeholders Macadamia important industry, both government and
private enterprise. It also identifies the areas of capacity in the nursery,
growing field of research and commercial sectors.
The report then attempts to estimate and evaluate the capacity, in the
field by 3 goals and an estimated 1-5 most important measures of
key stakeholders. It should be noted that the estimated performance measures for each key
stakeholders is based on field observations, conference report, the question
feedback and assessment teams in Australia.
Introduction!1 Is it Really Your Mind?!5 You are a Hostage!10 Welcome to Earth!22 The Hidden Powers of Your Mind!34 Returning to Your Senses.!52 Observing Responses!62 Time to play !73 Rediscovering Your Mind!88
Your mind is still the most powerful super computer on the planet. But You aren’t using it to compute the trajectory of comets or computing derivatives or
This report shows your overall team-role ranking and each person’s assessment. The top line shows the team-role
rank order from the Self-Perception Inventory with 1 being the top role and 9 the bottom. The lines underneath are
each Observers’ ranked order. If, for instance, three out of four Observers see PL in the number 1 position, then you
are seen by those people as making a very strong Plant contribution. The overall ranking on the bottom line is the
weighted addition of the Self-Perception rank order and the total of the Observers’ rank order.
At first glance, the cinema would seem to be remote from the undercover world of
the surreptitious observation of an unknowing and unwilling victim. What is seen of
the screen is so manifestly shown. But the mass of mainstream film, and the
conventions within which it has consciously evolved, portray a hermetically sealed
world which unwinds magically, indifferent to the presence of the audience,
producing for them a sense of separation and playing on their voyeuristic phantasy.
In some cases, excellence was also observed when basic research, facilities, systems analysis, flight integration, and testing and evaluation were vertically integrated or when programs had achieved success over a period of 10 to 15 years and continue to do so. Key issues, findings,
Furthermore, the explanatory scope of TSC sometimes is misunder-
stood as stopping short at the boundaries of the physical body, leaving
embeddedness out of the account. However, the main unit of the analysis
of cognition arguably is the on-going interaction between the embodied
agent and the context of action. An adequate description of bodily-based
experience should begin in the agent’s relationship to the surroundings,
because experience arises from the interaction between agent and context.
Event tracing is a powerful and widely-used method for analyzing the performance of
parallel programs. In the context of developing parallel programs, tracing is especially
effective for observing the interactions between different processes or threads that occur
during communication or synchronization operations and to analyze the way concurrent
activities influence each other’s performance.
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The relationship between air pollution and premature mortality is most often studied
using time-series analysis of daily observations of the number of deaths and pollution levels.
These studies capture the effects of short-term exposure to pollution on the probability of dying.
The underlying assumption is that there is a distribution of susceptibility to the effects of air
pollution in any population. People who are in a weakened physical state or who have a history
of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or cardio-pulmonary problems are thought to
be the most vulnerable.