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Deutschland , Deutschland. Deeke, A. — Kruppe, T. (2006): Die Evaluation des ESF-BA-Programms am Beispiel der Förderung beruflicher Weiterbildung. Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung , 39: 391

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58 Bellon, M. R. (2001): Participatory Research Methods For Technology Evaluation: A Manual for Scientists Working With Farmers . CIMMYT, Mexico, D

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housing does not only entail offering a space to live, the latter entails many other aspects as are: presence of green areas, sport and recreation areas, presence of pre-school and educational institutions, etc. Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of the

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(over)use (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs). In this research, measures of evaluation and self-identification have proven useful. Several meta-analyses have shown that evaluations of addictive substances (e.g., whether alcohol is liked or

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A. B. , Murray D. W. , Cheng J. J. R. ( 2000 ), An experimental evaluation of critical buckling strain criteria . 2000 International Pipeline Conference , Vol. 1 , Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 1–5, pp. 71 – 80

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In academic environments, the question of quality is often related to that of quantity. This paper presents a quantitative analysis of translation evaluation quality by focusing on several issues: a) the number of actions performed by evaluators as related to quality judgments; b) evaluator coincidence in mistakes detected (saliency of phenomena) as related to their nature; and c) quality judgment as related to the presence or absence of the most salient phenomena in the translated texts. Four groups of participants evaluated 48 translations; the results discussed derive from their actual performance. The results suggest that evaluators exhibiting a minimum level of detail in their work should be thorough in their evaluative work for, if they are not, they run the risk of being too generous in their evaluations. Among the error judgments for which there is the highest degree of coincidence are those on divergent interpretation of the original text, terminology, syntax, (language) use and misprints. Conversely, evaluators do not usually coincide in pointing out punctuation, format, proper nouns, clarity, cohesion or appropriateness phenomena. Finally, texts including the most salient phenomena receive worse grades than those without them; this points to an implicit hierarchy of phenomena according to the extent to which evaluators coincide in pointing them out.

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For a learning organisation, evaluation is an indispensable tool amongst its activities. The planning-implementation-evaluation chain, applied to tasks and processes, ensures continuous improvement and enables the organisation to advance and develop. Quality and evaluation are, then, inextricably linked and play a major role in the strategic positioning of many leading organisations, in both the public and the private sectors.

We are seeing this approach more and more frequently in the different spheres involving termin­ology (translation, linguistic engineering, publishing, etc.). Quality management systems aimed at ensuring that customer and user needs are satisfied, such as that proposed by the ISO 9001:2008 standard, are seen as tools that generate competitiveness and added value, and for this reason they are being adopted by more and more companies and organisations in the sector.

In early 2010, the TERMCAT Centre for Terminology, the body set up to coordinate and promote terminology activities in the Catalan language, certified its key processes in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 standard. In this communication, we explain the reasons that persuaded TERMCAT to take this step, the goals we hope to achieve and how this quality management model is applied to terminology processes, with particular emphasis on the role played by evaluation.

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This paper proposed a relative value method for measuring the indicators of cardiac reserve and investigated the application on monitoring and evaluating cardiac function for pregnant women. A heart sound sensor is placed at the precordial region to detect phonocardiogram. In order to access the cardiac reserve mobilization level during pregnancy, the cardiac reserve indicators of 1,683 normal pregnant women, 96 abnormal cases with different obstetric complications and 624 non-pregnant women were measured, analyzed and compared. The result shows that the differences between the indicators of pregnant and non-pregnant women were significant (p < 0.05). The ratio of diastolic to systolic duration (D/S) was obviously declined with the increase of gestational weeks and the occurrence of obstetric complication. This very encouraging result indicates that the D/S can be used as an indicator for evaluating the cardiac safety of parturition, which provides a reference for cardiac safety assessment of pregnant women.

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Magyarországon a rendszerváltozás óta sok tapasztalatot nyerhettünk már a társadalom tagjainak a környezeti döntésekben való részvételéről. Az elmúlt több mint két évtizedben sokféle részvételi folyamat zajlott le nagyon különböző módon és eredményességgel. A hazai irodalomban gyakran írnak olyan tapasztalatokról, amelyek a részvételi folyamat során a manipulációról és a folyamatok kiüresítéséről szólnak (pl. Vári 2003; Szántó 2008), és arról is, hogy a társadalmi részvétel Magyarországon nem működik megfelelően és hatékonyan (Szirmai et al. 2005). Ezek a folyamatok sokféleképpen értékelhetők és gyakran merült fel az a kérdés, hogy valódi részvételi folyamatnak lehettünk-e tanúi, és maga a folyamat sikeresnek mondható-e. Ezért jelen írásban bepillantást adok abba az elméleti vitába, amely arról folyik, hogy a társadalmi részvétel hogyan valósuljon meg a gyakorlatban környezeti ügyekben. A részvétel mikéntjét egyik részről abból a szempontból vizsgálom, hogy mitől is részvétel a részvétel, másrészről mitől lesz egy részvételi folyamat hatékony és sikeres. Először a részvételi folyamatok különböző megközelítésű meghatározásait tekintem át, és bemutatom, hogyan különítik el a többi demokratikus eszköztől. Ezt követően összefoglalást adok a részvételi folyamatok értékelési módszereiről, az értékelés kritériumainak meghatározási módjáról és alkalmazási lehetőségeikről.

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Difficulties in measuring the urea content in sheep's milk often occur with spectral photometry due to the high protein and fat concentrations of the milk. In this study an enzymatic flow procedure (QuickChem 8000 Ion Analyser, Lachat Instruments, Milwaukee, USA) to determine the urea content in ovine and bovine milk was evaluated. Urea content is determined by the Berthelot reaction after splitting it enzymatically with urease. The free ammonia diffuses through a teflon membrane into a stream of reagent solutions. Detection takes place by means of a reaction between the ammonium ions with hypochlorite and salicylate producing a green colour, which is measured spectrometrically in a flow meter at 660 nm. By using a diffusion cell chemical deproteinisation of milk is not necessary and capacity is high. The assessed procedure exhibited high accuracy and precision and reached a sample capacity of 55 samples an hour. Storage of the milk samples for several days as well as chemical preservation with bronopol had no effect on the measurement procedure. Due to the complexity of the apparatus and the costs associated therewith, the device proves less suitable for routine diagnostics but rather serves as a reference method for the measurement of urea concentration in milk.

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