More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels targeting government positions around Aleppo as Damascus misses chemical weapons deadline. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ov
Evaluating Financial Performance
This course provides a clear and concise overview of specific ratios that are used to measure financial performance. Performance areas covered include liquidity, asset management, profitability, leverage, market value ratios, and comparative analysis. The objective of the course is to provide the user with ratios that can be useful in measuring and monitoring financial performance in conjunction with a set of financial statements. Course Level: Beginner - The course is designed for persons with
Action Research for Educational, Professional, and Personal Change, Fall 2007
This course covers techniques for and critical thinking about the evaluation of changes in educational practices and policies in schools, organizations, and informal contexts. Topics include quantitative and qualitative methods for design and analysis, participatory design of practices and policies, institutional learning, the wider reception or discounting of evaluations, and selected case studies, including those arising from semester-long student projects.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
The Telamon Project is hosted by the department of Classics at St Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia and aims to create an online digital library of the ancient Greek inscriptions found in Bulgaria. In total there are over 3,500 such inscriptions, dating from the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD. Geographically the particular focus is on Roman Thrace, Philippopolis and Augusta Traiana. At the time of compiling this review only a very small proportion of the inscriptions was available on th
6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation (MIT)
6.831 introduces the principles of user interface development, focusing on three key areas: Design: How to design good user interfaces, starting with human capabilities (including the human information processor model, perception, motor skills, color, attention, and errors) and using those capabilities to drive design techniques: task analysis, user-centered design, iterative design, usability guidelines, interaction styles, and graphic design principles. Implementation: Techniques for buildi
17.871 Political Science Laboratory (MIT)
This course introduces students to the conduct of political research using quantitative methodologies. The methods are examined in the context of specific political research activities like public opinion surveys, voting behavior, Congressional behavior, comparisons of political processes in different countries, and the evaluation of public policies. Students participate in joint class projects and conduct individual projects.
Understanding Leisure Consumption 6
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This is the sixth in a suite or family of digital learning objects. It concludes a discussion about the evaluation of cultural texts and points the way towards a series of criteria that may be adopted or used for evaluation. References and Further Reading Adorno, T.(1991) The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture. London: Routledge ( see also reading guide) Arnold, M. (1970) Selected Prose London:Penguin Austen-Smith, D.(1994
Session II: Explaining the Identified Victim Bias
7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives - Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Stephen Resch, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Center for Health Decision Science, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health Deborah Small, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Jennifer Lerner, Ph.D. Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Director, Harva
SP.718 Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing Worl
D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will creat
MSU Staff profiles: Cindy Baswell
Cindy Baswell, manager of MSU Bakers, discusses her career and what she loves most about working at the bakery. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/staff-profiles-cindy-baswell/
Support policy implementation
Outlines the nature of policy in the public sector, how to plan implementation of a policy in an organisation, implementation processes and monitoring and evaluation of the policy.
Test a multimedia product
This learning object encompasses the competency to develop a strategy for testing a multimedia product and to conduct the test. It involves determining testing criteria and methods, testing at agreed stages, final testing and evaluation of the product as well as providing feedback.
Apply principles of visual design and communication to the development of a multimedia product
This learning object encompasses the competency required to build principles of visual communication and design (creative, original and appropriate) into the development of media products. It involves identifying visual design techniques, selecting images and graphics, using appropriate visual principles and techniques as well as evaluation of visual effect and communication.
Manage finances within a budget
This learning object addresses the competency required to take responsibility for budget management, where others may have developed the budget. You will learn about financial reports, evaluation and reporting, allocation of resources, and development of improvement strategies to manage budgets.
Develop and Manage Marketing Strategies
The key elements addressed in this competency are: Analyse the market, Prepare marketing strategies, Implement and monitor marketing activities and Conduct ongoing evaluation.
The top online college courses ans classes
Over 500 of the best free online courses from the world’s leading universities - right at your fingertips in one easy-to-access platform. OnlineCourses.com, provides more than 500 accredited free online college classes, which provide the student the opportunity to make use of research-based academic resources from some of the world’s best universities. Students can use these resources to advance their understanding of a wide range of academic topics.
The economics of AMR
47 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on The economics of AMR, covering: What is antimicrobial resistance (AMR); Economic conceptualisation of AMR; Cost of resistance - country, hospital, disease; Micro-economic evaluation of strategies to contain AMR; Macro-economic evaluation of impact of AMR and strategies to contain AMR
Defining and assessing benefits for economic evaluation
43 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Defining and Assessing Benefits for Economic Evaluation, covering Why, what and how of benefits; Benefit assessment for CEA; Benefit assessment for CUA; Practical exercise in estimating benefits for CUA
Pharmaco-economic evaluation – research question
25 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Pharmaco-economic evaluation – research questions, covering: The why and what of economic evaluation; How it relates to other forms of evaluation; Types of economic evaluation; Stages in an economic evaluation