• To assist you in understanding the decisions and letters that you receive, as well to facilitate your use of the many tools developed by the agencies involved with this program, the Office of the Ombudsman developed this list of some of the commonly used abbreviations. (dol.gov)
  • View our video, overview, and full report to learn more about the evaluation findings. (cdc.gov)
  • The report contains the official findings of the evaluation and recommendations on how to address health hazards found or to improve programs for protecting employee health. (wikipedia.org)
  • It includes what will be done, how it will be done, who will do it, when it will be done, why the evaluation is being conducted, and how the findings will likely be used. (cdc.gov)
  • In this chapter, we summarize some findings and lessons from a series of projects for the state of Texas to help improve the alignment of higher education degree programs and workforce needs. (rand.org)
  • In evaluations that use multiple methods, evidence patterns are detected by isolating important findings (analysis) and combining different sources of information to reach a larger understanding (synthesis). (cdc.gov)
  • Analytical approaches should be driven by the specific evaluation questions, the type of data collected, and the audience for the evaluation findings. (cdc.gov)
  • Those who are intended users of the evaluation findings: Persons in a position to make decisions about the program, such as partners, funding agencies, coalition members, and the general public or taxpayers. (cdc.gov)
  • in particular, the primary users of evaluation findings are often members of the other two groups, i.e., the program management or an advocacy organization or coalition. (cdc.gov)
  • On the basis of investigation findings, the HHE Program provides recommendations to improve the health and safety of the U.S. workforce. (cdc.gov)
  • Use evaluation findings to plan program improvements. (cdc.gov)
  • To help get to good questions-questions that are likely to lead to actionable evaluation findings-we created a checklist for use in assessing potential evaluation questions. (cdc.gov)
  • This report summarizes the findings from five years of research by Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), on how each of the three demonstration states (Arkansas, Florida and New Jersey) implemented its program, and on how the programs have affected the consumers who participated, the consumers' paid and unpaid caregivers, and the costs to Medicaid. (rwjf.org)
  • This report highlights the project and key evaluation findings. (umn.edu)
  • Evaluator Credibility: the people conducting the evaluation must be trustworthy and competent to perform the evaluation in order for the evaluation's findings to achieve maximum credibility and acceptance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Values Identification: the perspectives, procedures and rationale used to interpret the findings of the evaluation should be carefully described so that the bases for value judgments are clear. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report Clarity: an evaluation report must precisely describe the program being evaluated, including its context, purposes, procedures and findings so that the essential information is provided and easy to understand. (wikipedia.org)
  • The more that people are engaged in conducting their own evaluations the more likely they are to believe in them, because the evaluation findings are theirs. (wikipedia.org)
  • This evaluation toolkit was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) and ICF International. (cdc.gov)
  • This tip sheet is intended for programs funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • In order to address this often overlooked danger, The Joint Commission and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) have collaborated to develop a new educational monograph designed to assist hospitals in implementing their respiratory protection programs (RPPs). (cdc.gov)
  • ASPE Grant Awards Table ASPE maintains a grants program to support research and evaluation by academically based research centers of important and emerging social policy issues associated with income dynamics, poverty, transitions from welfare to work, child well-being, and special populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) is one of nine schools of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The McCourt School offers master's degrees in public policy, international development policy, policy management,, data science for public policy, and policy leadership as well as administers several professional certificate programs and houses fifteen affiliated research centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Low-threshold treatment programs are harm reduction-based health care centers targeted towards drug users. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FACE Program is funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health or NIOSH which is a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because as central as data analysis is to evaluation, evaluators know that the evidence gathered for an evaluation does not necessarily speak for itself. (cdc.gov)
  • The list is grounded in the evaluation literature and has benefitted from the practice wisdom of many evaluators inside and out of CDC. (cdc.gov)
  • However, based on the lessons learned from the previous eight reviews and advances in evaluation science, NIOSH evaluators are applying a theory-based approach to the evaluations: a modified version of Contribution Analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • The guide highlights the prominent role of culture in the work of evaluators and provides important strategies and guiding questions for enhancing cultural competence in evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • However, the strict adherence to a set of methodological assumptions may make the field of evaluation more acceptable to a mainstream audience but this adherence will work towards preventing evaluators from developing new strategies for dealing with the myriad problems that programs face. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any changes in the program should be discussed at regular meetings of the task force, safety committee, union representatives, or other employee groups (OSHA, 2016) . (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluation and Program Planning 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • By 2016 over 600 CILLDI students representing nearly 30 Canadian Indigenous languages had participated in the program and it had become the "most national (and international) of similar language revitalization programs in Canada aimed at the promotion of First Peoples languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sally Rice, 2016, ANVILS, University of Alberta In both Saskatchewan and Manitoba there was an interest in "Indigenous language and bilingual program development" in the mid-1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2016 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, a majority of tips received by the SEC related to corporate disclosures and financials (22 percent), offering fraud (15 percent), and manipulation (11 percent). (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2016 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program showed international whistleblowers from 67 foreign countries provided submissions to the SEC. Since 2011, the SEC has awarded more than $154 million to whistleblowers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Provides information on evaluation practices and describes the role of evaluation in tobacco control work. (cdc.gov)
  • This report summarizes partnerships and evidence-based practices implemented during Program Year 2. (cdc.gov)
  • For this study, we define EBPs as public health practices (interventions, programs, strategies, policies, procedures, processes, and/or activities) that have been tested or evaluated and shown to be effective. (cdc.gov)
  • Establish routine evaluation of the infection prevention program, including evaluation of DHCP adherence to infection prevention practices. (cdc.gov)
  • According to best practices, a general rule of thumb is to allocate 10% to 20% of a program budget to evaluation. (ccsu.edu)
  • The four attributes of sound educational evaluation practices are: The propriety standards require that evaluations be conducted legally, ethically, and with due regard for the welfare of evaluatees and clients involved in. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total Worker Health is a trademarked strategy defined as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some aims of the WorkLife Initiative included supporting evaluation of integrative approaches to work and health, promoting adoption of proven policies and practices, motivating trans-disciplinary collaboration among investigators and overcoming the traditional separation of occupational health and health promotion among professional communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2007, NIOSH and 35 other sponsors conducted the "WorkLife 2007: Protecting and Promoting Worker Health" symposium, in which over 450 participants explored the science and economics of integrated work-based programs, policies and practices that sustain and improve worker health and well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples of violations that could lead to an SEC award include: accounting fraud at a public company, investment and securities fraud, insider trading, foreign bribery and other violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, EB-5 investment fraud, Ponzi schemes, unregistered securities offerings, deceptive non-GAAP financial measures in the SEC filings of public company, hedge fund fraud, and broker-dealer anti-money laundering program violations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The abstinence-based sex education program is meant to stress abstinence and include information on safe sex practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Is your program achieving the goals and objectives it was intended to accomplish? (cdc.gov)
  • Can progress on goals and objectives be shown to be related to your program, as opposed to other things that are going on at the same time? (cdc.gov)
  • Provides a summary of the NTIP, as a monitoring system for tracking the progress of U.S. tuberculosis (TB) control programs, toward achieving the national TB program objectives. (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluation data should be compared with your program goals and objectives to make program improvements. (cdc.gov)
  • The unstructured abstract corresponds to the subheadings in the body of the paper - Introduction, Purpose and Objectives, Intervention Approach, Evaluation Methods, Results, and Implications for Public Health - and accurately reflects the content of the manuscript. (cdc.gov)
  • Each section of the manuscript - Introduction, Purpose and Objectives, Intervention Approach, Evaluation Methods, Results, and Implications for Public Health - includes the appropriate information. (cdc.gov)
  • It has no more than 6 sentences, each corresponding to the subheadings in the body of the paper: Introduction, Purpose and Objectives, Intervention Approach, Evaluation Methods, Results, and Implications for Public Health. (cdc.gov)
  • Specific objectives or evaluation questions are reported. (cdc.gov)
  • An appropriate evaluation approach (eg, qualitative, quantitative, or mixed) was used to achieve the study objectives. (cdc.gov)
  • It provides program managers with the data they need when they need it so that programs are more apt to meet their overall objectives. (ccsu.edu)
  • and to articulate the successes and challenges of the Jobs to Careers program in achieving its objectives. (rwjf.org)
  • In particular, they did not furnish the following: Appraisal of the validity of existing plans in terms of meeting program objectives Measurement of progress achieved against program objectives Measurement of potential for meeting program objectives The search for a better management system continued through the fall of 1957. (wikipedia.org)
  • This Program Evaluation and Review Technique (code-named PERT) is applied as a decision-making tool designed to save time in achieving end-objectives, and is of particular interest to those engaged in research and development programs for which time is a critical factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chapter 3: Exercise Design and Development describes the methodology for developing exercise objectives, conducting planning meetings, developing exercise documentation, and planning for exercise logistics, control, and evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Test and Evaluation Master Plan documents the overall structure and objectives of the Test & Evaluation for a program. (wikipedia.org)
  • A written document describing the overall approach or design that will be used to guide an evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • We encourage all researchers, funding agencies, journal editors, and reviewers to use the TREND Statement as a guide when designing evaluation studies and when reporting evaluation results. (cdc.gov)
  • The purpose(s) you identified early in the evaluation process should guide the use of the evaluation results. (cdc.gov)
  • This tip sheet is not intended as a comprehensive guide to economic evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • and lessons learned from evaluations will be used more effectively to guide changes in public health strategies. (cdc.gov)
  • This guide and accompanying tip sheet highlight opportunities for integrating cultural competence throughout the six steps of the CDC evaluation process. (cdc.gov)
  • The Tool for Assessing Asthma Referral Systems (TAARS) is intended for use by asthma control programs as a guide in helping to understand the how effectively their referral systems are operating within their programs. (cdc.gov)
  • An evaluation leader will coordinate the team and maintain continuity throughout the process, and the steps will guide the selection of additional team members. (cdc.gov)
  • Decision makers and others who guide program direction. (cdc.gov)
  • The utility standards are intended to guide evaluations so that they will be informative, timely, and influential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institutions and academic advisors from throughout the country are now utilizing the appreciative advising approach to guide their advising programs and interactions with students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs (TREND) Statement was developed in 2003, in consult with journal editors and HIV researchers, in an effort to improve the reporting standards for nonrandomized evaluations of behavioral and public health interventions. (cdc.gov)
  • Economic evaluation is an effort to use analytic methods to identify, measure, value, or compare the costs and consequences of one or more alternative programs or interventions.1 Consequences could be disease cases averted, quality-adjusted life years, or cost-savings because of disease prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis is a form of economic evaluation that provides both the costs and consequences of the interventions in dollar terms. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, based on the research, we will consider the needs of the populations served by Middleway/Rise and the available programs and interventions for those populations. (indiana.edu)
  • The steps and standards of this framework will provide an understanding of each program's context and improve how program evaluations are conceived and conducted. (cdc.gov)
  • Federal laws and regulations provide some protection against possible discriminatory actions in the workplace for employees who request an HHE or participate in an evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • To provide direction for program staff. (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluation can provide data to understand the impact of the training and inform refinements to future training events. (cdc.gov)
  • Program representatives also provide additional detail to panels during an in-person meeting through presentations and discussion. (cdc.gov)
  • Unlike legal adversary hearings, the objective of this approach is not to win, but rather to provide a comprehensive understanding of the program in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • The standards provide guidelines for designing, implementing, assessing and improving the identified form of evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • These aircraft provide ocean surface surveillance and relay missile and target telemetry for over-the-horizon coverage of the Gulf Range and also support over-land telemetry missions for the weapons system evaluation program at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico and the Utah Test and Training Range near Hill Air Force Base. (wikipedia.org)
  • it was clear that the various management tools available for management of the Polaris program did not provide certain information essential to effective program evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the new whistleblower program, the SEC is authorized to make monetary awards to whistleblowers who voluntarily provide original information that leads to successful enforcement actions resulting in monetary sanctions over $1,000,000. (wikipedia.org)
  • National and State NAMI Organizations function to provide Governance, Public Education, Political Advocacy, and management of NAMI's Educational Programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • For an additional resource on using the standards to support culturally competent evaluation, see these tips Cdc-pdf and this article External . (cdc.gov)
  • To that end, the National Asthma Control Program, in partnership with the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, developed Practical Strategies for Culturally Competent Evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition, to be proper/ethical and accurate, you need to include those who participate in the program and are affected by the program or its evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • Typically, strategies are grouped into program components that might include such elements as community mobilization, policy and regulatory action, strategic use of media and health communication, and funding of frontline programs. (cdc.gov)
  • As the targets of public health actions have expanded beyond infectious diseases to include chronic diseases, violence, emerging pathogens, threats of bioterrorism, and the social contexts that influence health disparities, the task of evaluation has become more complex. (cdc.gov)
  • DASH's future applied evaluations will focus on initiatives to prevent HIV, other STDs, and unintended pregnancy among youth, and may be expanded to include initiatives not funded by DASH. (cdc.gov)
  • This may include audience needs assessments, analysis of audience motivations and behaviors, organizational assessments, or analyses of the physical or political environment impacting a program. (ccsu.edu)
  • There are seven standards under this attribute which include service orientation, appropriate policies and procedures, access to evaluation information, interactions with evaluatees, comprehensive evaluation, conflict of interest, and legal viability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cases described include educational reform, youth development programs and child abuse prevention programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is because evaluation is not part of a unified theoretical framework, drawing on a number of disciplines, which include management and organisational theory, policy analysis, education, sociology, social anthropology, and social change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Practitioners of participatory evaluation in academia include Clemencia Rodriguez and Barry Checkoway. (wikipedia.org)
  • Proposed provisions to the Affordable Care Act for 2014 onwards, made by President Obama's administration, include a rule allowing employers to increase incentives awarded to employees participating in workplace well-being programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other key grants include the COG Phase 1 Consortium grant, supporting 21 COG institutions charged with early phase clinical trials, and the Community Cancer Oncology Program (CCOP) grant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other funding sources for programs are widely varied, but include other government agencies, private foundations, corporations, and individual donors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Low-threshold treatment programs are not to be confused with simple needle exchange programs, and may include comprehensive healthcare and counseling services. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The benefits of lazy evaluation include: The ability to define control flow (structures) as abstractions instead of primitives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though evidence is still being gathered for making program decisions, some populations thought to be at risk include sex workers, transport workers, prisoners, sexual partners of people living with HIV/AIDS, and men who have sex with men and their female sexual partners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program elements include: Tracking all work-related acute trauma fatalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its services for children and adults include vocational and industrial services, job placement, therapies, supported living, and other programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any new data collection efforts should be based on your program's needs, resources, and also take into consideration the burden on participants and program staff. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, a treatment program may be very effective for those who complete it, but the number of participants may be low. (cdc.gov)
  • For participants in the evaluation, detailed inclusion and exclusion criteria are provided. (cdc.gov)
  • Participants are appropriate to the evaluation question. (cdc.gov)
  • Recruitment of participants in the evaluation and sampling procedures are described. (cdc.gov)
  • Are your program participants and volunteers satisfied? (umn.edu)
  • Of those participants who completed the program, 67 percent received wage increases and 71 percent acquired a certification. (rwjf.org)
  • They highlighted how it inverted traditional definitions of evaluation, shifting power from the evaluator to program staff and participants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Improve program performance Empower participants Build capacity Develop leaders and build teams Sustain organizational learning and growth Time and commitment of all involved Resource-intensive during evaluation Conflict resolution may be needed Participant focus and ownership Negotiation Learning Flexibility It is a form of community-based participatory research and participatory action research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Participants at the conference felt that since school psychology is a specialty, individuals in the field should have a completed a two-year graduate training program or a four-year doctoral program. (wikipedia.org)
  • About the organizational context and Fazar's performance Frederick I. Ordway (2014) once more summarized the circumstances in which PERT saw the first light of day and the participants involved : "In 1956, a Special Projects Office (SPO) was organized by the Department of the Navy to manage the Polaris program. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1964 he represented Puerto Rico in the Encampment for Citizenship a summer youth program that encouraged volunteerism and sought to educate its participants about civic responsibility, and participation in government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The program develops skills for practicing abstinence and encourages participants to adopt social norms that support abstinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Included in these guidelines are chapters that cover areas new to many STD programs, such as com munity and individual behavior change, and new initiatives, such as syphilis elimi nation. (cdc.gov)
  • Applied evaluation is conducted through technical assistance to agencies or organizations implementing these initiatives and answers questions of interest to them. (cdc.gov)
  • Current applied evaluations are focused on evaluating initiatives funded under DASH's 1308 cooperative agreement. (cdc.gov)
  • DASH typically identifies a broad topic for applied evaluation annually and specific initiatives that align with that topic are nominated to DASH staff for consideration. (cdc.gov)
  • The primary purpose of evaluation, in addition to gaining insight into prior or existing initiatives, is to enable reflection and assist in the identification of future change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Integral to this role, ASPE develops policy analyses-both short and long-term-and related initiatives, conducts policy research and evaluation studies, and reviews and estimates the costs and benefits of policies (including regulations) and programs under consideration by HHS, Congress and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cost Analysis involves the systematic collection, categorization, and analysis of the net costs of a program, calculated by subtracting the cost-of-illness from the program cost. (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Propriety standards ensure that an evaluation will be conducted legally, ethically and with due regard for the welfare of those involved in the evaluation, as well as those affected by its results. (cdc.gov)
  • By using this framework, common evaluation concerns such as cost and time constraints, are clarified because the standards require a discussion of the potential trade-offs in utility, feasibility, propriety, and accuracy. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC's National Asthma Control Program and state asthma programs are mobilizing resources to reduce the burden of asthma in communities. (cdc.gov)
  • Program evaluation may identify the location of the program or lack of transportation as a barrier to attendance. (cdc.gov)
  • Identify and categorize resources for a program. (cdc.gov)
  • The goal of the FACE program is to identify and investigate work situations at high risk for injury, develop strategies to prevent such injuries, and disseminate those strategies to individuals who can intervene to prevent injuries. (cdc.gov)
  • The FACE program conducts research designed to identify and study fatal occupational injuries with the goal of identifying high-risk work situations and developing intervention strategies. (cdc.gov)
  • A literature review is provided to identify gaps in knowledge about the evaluation topic and show how the evaluation will add substantially to what is already known. (cdc.gov)
  • CPPSR works collaboratively with clients to identify the scope of their evaluation needs. (ccsu.edu)
  • While flexibility is encouraged when implementing an adversary evaluation, some theorists have attempted to identify the stages of specific adversary models. (wikipedia.org)
  • Review, study, and evaluation to identify effective prevention strategies and associated benefits, especially in the area of community-based and clinical preventive service integration. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the manuscript describes evaluation involving human subjects, it includes a statement that the research was approved by an appropriate institutional review board. (cdc.gov)
  • as well as the cultural context and values of the · Develop a visual chart that describes evaluation design community? (cdc.gov)
  • The first publication that describes a seamless interplay between the arts and other subjects (arts integration) taught in American schools was Leon Winslow's The Integrated School Art Program (1939). (wikipedia.org)
  • While the toolkit has been designed for a primary audience of staff from WISEWOMAN programs, the concepts and templates included in this toolkit are applicable to a wide audience of individuals involved in program planning and evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • Planning and evaluation are companion processes. (cdc.gov)
  • The resulting confusion undermines integration of planning and evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • ASPE refers both to the position, the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, and the office directed by that position. (wikipedia.org)
  • In summarizing the different approaches in cybernetics on evaluation processes Levin-Rozalis (2010) stated that developments has led to "relativist and subjective perceptions of knowledge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluation questions and needs for information will differ based on the stage of program development. (cdc.gov)
  • This report, also known as the "Gap Study," documents the gap between supply and demand for youth development programs in the state. (umn.edu)
  • Overall, both kinds of programs had similar non-clinical costs (all costs not directly related to providing screening tests, such as the costs for patient navigation, program management, quality assurance, professional development, and program evaluation) per person served of about $1,000. (cdc.gov)
  • The second edition of the Personnel Evaluation Standards (2008) is based on knowledge about personnel evaluation gained from the professional literature and research/development since 1988. (wikipedia.org)
  • This method is endorsed by the United Nations and is used in the development programs of many countries including Canada, the US and New Zealand. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001 he received an appointment to create then direct a Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine a freestanding medical school in Philadelphia, PA. (wikipedia.org)
  • After his appointment at the Special Projects Office (SPO) as director of the program evaluation branch in 1956, Fazar played a key role in the development of PERT. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal of the group was to determine whether improved planning and evaluating research and development work methods could be devised to apply to the Polaris program, which involved 250 prime contractors and more than 9000 subcontractors. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an 1959 article in The American Statistician Fazar summarized the development of the Program evaluation and review technique in his own words, stating: "The Navy's Special Projects Office, charged with developing the Polaris-Submarine weapon system and the Fleet Ballistic Missile capability, has developed a statistical technique for measuring and forecasting progress in research and development programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the leadership of current Dean Edward B. Montgomery, The McCourt School launched its first year in October 2013 and enrolled its first students in the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) program in the fall of 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Special Projects Office (SPO) is also known for the development of the planning and scheduling methodology, known as Program Evaluation and Review Technique or just PERT, and first published in 1958. (wikipedia.org)
  • Desiring to strengthen the status of the program and accelerate the development of its own missile, the Admiral created the Special Projects Office (SPO), independent of other technical offices, whose sole task was to support the work on the marine ballistic missile. (wikipedia.org)
  • The development of this specific program coincided with the intensive work on the high thrust drive on solid fuels. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a 1959 article in The American Statistician Willard Fazar, Head of the Program Evaluation Branch, Special Projects Office, U.S. Navy, gave a detailed description of the development, that led to the Program Evaluation and Review Technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • He explained: The Navy's Special Projects Office, charged with developing the Polaris-Submarine weapon system and the Fleet Ballistic Missile capability, has developed a statistical technique for measuring and forecasting progress in research and development programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • PERT was introduced by the U.S. Navy in 1957 to support the development of its Polaris missile program. (wikipedia.org)
  • The US Air Force planned to acquire several thousand of ADM-160A's, but in 2001 this was reduced to at most 150 for a System Development and Demonstration (SDD) program. (wikipedia.org)
  • In June 2013, Raytheon completed a four-year development program of the MALD, under budget. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) is a trademarked proprietary treatment program for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), based on the belief that the development of dynamic intelligence is the key to improving the quality of life for autistic people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latest publications by Dr. Steven Gutstein are: My Baby Can Dance - Stories of Autism, Asperger's and Success through the Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Program (2005), The Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Program and Education (2007), and The RDI Book - Forging New Pathways for Autism, Asperger's and PDD with the Relationship Development Intervention Program (2009). (wikipedia.org)
  • Develop and undertake training programs to support human resource development in the continent. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1980 - Bona Vista Programs offers a new job development program that includes yard and handyman work as well as janitorial services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specifications and Tolerances Committee Laws and Regulations Committee Professional Development Committee Fuels and Lubricants Subcommittee (FALS) Packaging and Labeling Subcommittee (PALS) The National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) is a means of ensuring manufacturers of commercial weighing and measuring instruments are capable of meeting national standards before the instruments are introduced into the marketplace. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NTEP Committee also addresses NCWM's involvement in international standards development and agreements related to type evaluation and certification. (wikipedia.org)
  • The choice of indicators will often inform the rest of the evaluation plan, including evaluation methods, data analysis, and reporting. (cdc.gov)
  • Data collection methods and analyses are often similar between research and evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • address misconceptions regarding the purposes and methods of program evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • The HHE program responds to requests through a variety of methods, including telephone consultations and field investigations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The specific methods used should be driven by your evaluation questions and take into account the availability of existing data and the budget for evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluation methods matrix template. (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH understands that external expert review is one of the most valid and accepted methods of evaluating research programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Applied evaluations involve non-experimental or quasi-experimental methods, with data collection typically lasting 12-24 months. (cdc.gov)
  • The evaluation team used multiple methods of data collection to gain information at each level of activity: community environment, educational and provider institutions, partnership and individual frontline workers. (rwjf.org)
  • At the core of program evaluation is its body of concepts, theories, and methods. (sagepub.com)
  • These classical methods run into problems: symbolic differentiation leads to inefficient code (unless carefully done) and faces the difficulty of converting a computer program into a single expression, while numerical differentiation can introduce round-off errors in the discretization process and cancellation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods rooted in classical sociology and statistics have formed the basis for research in other disciplines, such as political science, media studies, program evaluation and market research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trochim is considered to be a leading evaluation expert, and he has taught evaluation and research methods at Cornell since 1980. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Institute awarded grants to further scholarly research on Low's work, provided research resources for people interested in Low's methods, and developed the Power to Change program and The Relatives Project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Data submitted by NCCCP awardees representing Program Years 1 and 2 were extracted from CDC's Chronic Disease Management Information System (CDMIS), cleaned, and analyzed using descriptive statistics in Microsoft ® Excel. (cdc.gov)
  • The duties of the FTO involve being a role model, clearly communicating the expectations of training, teaching the trainee the policies of the department, correctly applying concepts learned in the classroom to field training operations, and evaluating the trainee on his or her progress in the program. (wikipedia.org)
  • For military systems, this would be a combat scenario, and it may involve Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E). For commercial systems, this would involve a specific kind of situation involving the use of the item being developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outcome indicators measure whether the program is achieving the expected effects/changes in the short, intermediate, and long term. (cdc.gov)
  • Some programs refer to their longest-term/most distal outcome indicators as impact indicators. (cdc.gov)
  • Because outcome indicators measure the changes that occur over time, indicators should be measured at least at baseline (before the program/project begins) and at the end of the project. (cdc.gov)
  • There are often many potential indicators for each activity or outcome, ensuring that at least one will be appropriate for your program. (cdc.gov)
  • Provides information on 120 key outcome indicators for evaluation of statewide comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. (cdc.gov)
  • By integrating the principles of this framework into all CDC program operations, we will stimulate innovation toward outcome improvement and be better positioned to detect program effects. (cdc.gov)
  • For the affordable housing program, eligible families, volunteers, and funders/sponsors need to take action. (cdc.gov)
  • Reach and impact offer program staff, partners, and funders a concise way of communicating the key accomplishments of a program. (cdc.gov)
  • Goal is to improve programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Research seeks to prove, evaluation seeks to improve. (cdc.gov)
  • They then use the information collected to improve the program. (cdc.gov)
  • The TREND and CONSORT statements are important for researchers, journal editors, funding agencies, and reviewers as guides to improve the quality of reporting research evaluations in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. (cdc.gov)
  • The ultimate purpose of program evaluation is to use the information to improve programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Improve program efforts. (cdc.gov)
  • Wanting to know how 4-H could improve its member retention rate, the Minnesota 4-H Retention Study asked 4-H members who left the program why they decided to join, stay and ultimately leave 4-H. (PDF) 2010. (umn.edu)
  • In this light, program evaluation helps managers improve the way services are designed and delivered. (ccsu.edu)
  • 2003). The Student Evaluation Standards: How to Improve Evaluations of Students. (wikipedia.org)
  • A parent education program is a course that can be followed to correct and improve a person's parenting skills. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other elements of the program aim to improve the educational and social abilities of inmates, and to instil a moral code for them to live by. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the Center states on its website: Today, the Center collaborates with its institutional partner, University 101 Programs, in pursuit of its mission to advance and support efforts to improve student learning and transitions into and through higher education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program Operations Guidelines, CDC is providing STD programs with the guid ance to further develop the essential functions of the CSPS. (cdc.gov)
  • Despite strong support from the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Arleigh Burke, the program ballistic missile system for the fleet did not develop well, also due to the resistance of the bureaucracy in the Navy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD) program was begun in 1995 by DARPA as an effort to develop a small, low cost decoy missile for use in the Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • This includes determining the most important evaluation questions and the appropriate design for the evaluation. (cdc.gov)
  • The analysis is based on an experimental design to ensure that the estimates of program effects are unbiased, and has sample sizes that are adequate to detect program effects of policy-relevant magnitudes. (rwjf.org)
  • these classes are necessary, as you will be reading many journal article studies and designing your own program evaluation research study (you must understand research methodology and statistics). (indiana.edu)
  • The National Exercise Program (NEP) is consistent with the HSEEP methodology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programs that work well in some settings fail dismally in others because of the fiscal, socioeconomic, demographic, interpersonal, and inter-organizational settings in which they are planted. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2002 he accepted an appointment to be Executive Director and Senior Scholar in the Organizational Dynamics Graduate Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • This study evaluates interim progress in schools receiving hands-on training from the Healthy Schools Program, the nation's largest school-based program aimed at preventing childhood obesity. (rwjf.org)
  • For example, call by value/call by reference specifies that a function application evaluates the argument before it proceeds to the evaluation of the function's body and that it passes two capabilities to the function, namely, the ability to look up the current value of the argument and to modify it via an assignment statement. (wikipedia.org)