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
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.
ESD.85J Integrating Doctoral Seminar on Emerging Technologies (MIT)
This team-taught subject is for doctoral students working on emerging technologies at the interface of technology, policy and societal issues. It integrates concepts of research strategy and design from a variety of disciplines. The class addresses problem identification and formulation of research topics, the role of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and the use of various data collection techniques. Coursework focuses on students' thesis proposals, faculty-student study panels, cr
HST.951J Medical Decision Support (MIT)
This course presents the main concepts of decision analysis, artificial intelligence and predictive model construction and evaluation in the specific context of medical applications. It emphasizes the advantages and disadvantages of using these methods in real-world systems and provides hands-on experience. Its technical focus is on decision support, knowledge-based systems (qualitative and quantitative), learning systems (including logistic regression, classification trees, neural networks, rou
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
Pharmaco-economic evaluation – resources and costs
34 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Pharmaco-economic evaluation – resources and costs, covering: Identification, Measurement and Valuation
Pharmaco-economic evaluation – benefits and outcomes
32 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Pharmaco-economic evaluation – benefits and outcomes, covering Identification, Measurement and Valuation.
Maritime Transportation, Chemistry and Oil
These files outline a general introduction to a joint view of maritime transportation, chemistry and crude oil and petroleum products. They include study material and self evaluation tests, which could be covered in 35 hours. This material is suitable for 1st year undergraduate students enrolled in Nautical or Maritime Engineering Studies, and also for a general audience.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The 'Evaluation Techniques' module is one of the core modules taught on the Masters in Public Health which is offered by the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at The University of Nottingham. This resource includes an overview of the module, a recommended reading list that supports the module and 3 of the 7 lectures that are delivered. Suitable for study at Masters Level
European Economic Issues: syllabus
Syllabus for a first year module on on European economic issues at the University of Birmingham. This module will involve the presentation and evaluation of economic data relevant to analysis of the European union, an overview of EU institutions and policy making and the rationale for supranational decision taking, an evaluation of current EU economic policies (agriculture, regional policy, economic and monetary union.
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
ESD.10 Introduction to Technology and Policy (MIT)
This course explores perspectives in the policy process - agenda setting, problem definition, framing the terms of debate, formulation and analysis of options, implementation and evaluation of policy outcomes using frameworks including economics and markets, law, and business and management. Methods include cost/benefit analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, and system dynamics. Exercises include developing skills to work on the interface between technology and societal issues; simulation exer
Grassland management on organic farms Operating Systems and System Programming Fall 2008
Recent decades have seen a reduction in value of clover pasture with the ease of establishing and maintaining nitrogen fertiliser-based grassland pastures. However, clover based pastures are now seen as suitable for maintaining good stocking rates, and this 16-page document
Operating Systems and System Programming - Fall 2008. The purpose of this course is to teach the design of operating systems and other systems. Topics we will cover include concepts of operating systems and systems programming; utility programs, subsystems, multiple-program systems; processes, interprocess communication, and synchronization; memory allocation, segmentation, paging; loading and linking, libraries; resource allocation, scheduling, performance evaluation; I/O systems, storage devic
Operating Systems and System Programming Fall 2008