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Are test scores a good indication of school's competency?
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...Test Scores a Good Indication of a School’s Competency? of the English of the Teacher March 4, Are Test Scores a Good Indication of a School’s Competency? It is a pervasive perception that test scores do indeed stand to be the viable indicators as to the quality of education and teaching in a school. However, in a pragmatic context, evaluating the competency of a school merely on the bases of test scores is not only a narrow approach towards gauging the quality of education in a school, but is also a belief that happens to be utterly counterproductive. Tests tend to predict the academic performance of the students in a school under a standardized test environment and format. The thing... ...
Analysis of Test Scores
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...scores would indicate that a number of course goals were not met. If the test were given in order to choose a few individuals who are proficient in very advanced concepts; it would be acceptable that a majority of scores are clustered towards the lower half; as only a few individuals would qualify by getting higher scores. It is also necessary to assess if these results are caused by a few erroneous or confusing items. This may be done by evaluating the trends seen for each item. A competency test typically contains a few simple items, a few difficult items and a few items with moderate difficulty. A speed test on the other hand, requires all items to be similarly... ? Item Analysis When designing a...
Achievement Gap in Test Scores
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...Test Scores Introduction With the current effort towards education reforms, thereis growing scholarly consensus that the existing gap in academic achievement could be remedied by addressing educational inequalities beyond the boundaries of curriculum and pedagogy. The case of Paul VI Catholic High School suggests that African American students are not attaining on standardized tests at a level similar to the achievement by other racial demographics. The problem of gaps in academic achievement is long-running and efforts to address these gaps have continued for years. Various strategies have been undertaken such as increasing educational funding and legislative... ? Research Brief on Achievement Gap in...
Critical Essay/Writing Competency Test
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...good example of a person who fights for her rights, her conservative family punished her for her activism. Steavenson quoted Mona Eltahawy, a feminist writer, who said... February 6, Fear and Indifference Reinforce Oppression and Individual Courage Ends It In human history, different groups experience oppression because of racial, gender, and class differences. Oppression refers to long-standing unjust treatment and control. Not everyone is aware of oppression that continues in modern times, especially when one lives in a democratic country like America where human rights and freedoms are enshrined in the Constitution. Oppression affects certain groups because of human prejudice and discrimination...
Are childhood obesity and test scores related?
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...scores continued into first grade." Thus, these observations from various studies provide us with a sufficient justification to assume that some correlation does exist between child obesity and test score and formulate a positive hypothesis for research testing purposes. However, it is also important to keep in mind other controlling and influencing factors for the test scores. One of the points that come to mind is less or almost no literature available to indicate how has been the performance of overweight children when they have grown up into adults. While the low test scores of children at school level is definitely a cause for concern, but these test scores are not the ultimate... Jacksonville...
Test-Based Ratings for Schools
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...School administrators may quietly distribute tests to teachers ahead of time. Teachers may teach only a restricted curriculum that is aligned with test content, teach test questions, or use tests meant for children at a lower grade. And schools may exempt low-achieving students from taking tests or report fraudulent results. As a consequence, accountability data from specific schools may be questionable, and statewide average scores for high stakes accountability tests tend to inflate sharply over time (Robertson 187) Also, the tests used in most accountability programs assess only a superficial range of outcomes... Teachers who work in schools ed to such programs report that their worries about the...
College should abolish reliance on national test scores in admissions
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...Test Scores in Admissions These days, standardized tests play a main role in education. In reality, they define students future, the caliber of college they will go to and, consequently, students career prospects. The practice of SAT and ACT has ignited a debate on whether these tests are effective and necessary and should be relied on or not. It is not only students that depend on the results they achieve while taking these tests; their teachers and schools also depend on the results as, for example, students low score can even lead to teacher dismissals and school closing. Overall, standardized tests have a range of serious disadvantages... scores. In addition to this,...
Research Brief (on an acheivement gap in test scores)
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...Test Scores Introduction With the current effort towards education reforms, there is growing scholarly consensus that the existing gap in academic achievement could be remedied by addressing educational inequalities beyond the boundaries of curriculum and pedagogy. The case of Paul VI Catholic High School suggests that African American students are not attaining on standardized tests at a level similar to the achievement by other racial demographics. The problem of gaps in academic achievement is long-running and efforts to address these gaps have continued for years. Various strategies have been undertaken such as increasing educational funding and legislative... Research Brief on Achievement Gap in...
Why is it important for educators to understand how to interpret test scores?
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...test scores not only to rank or grade students, but more importantly, determine if their methods, tools and their selves are effective as educators and that their tools and methods serve the purpose of educating their students. Reference Hoy, A. W., & Hoy, W. K. (2009). Instructional leadership: A research-based guide to learning in schools (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.... Why is it important for educators to understand how to interpret test scores? To understand better why it is important for educators to understand how to interpret test scores, it would be necessary to state the purpose of...
Flagging of Accommodated Law School Admissions Test Scores Based on Disability
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...competing effectively in the examination scenario without the need to further subject their scores to such levels of segregation. It may not even be the case that such students end up performing dismally in their first year of law school as postulated9. It is thus essential that each student be allowed to present their scores without information being included on the nature of testing methodology... Flagging of Accommo d Law School Admissions Test Scores Based on Disability Introduction It would be considered highly prejudicial and misleading to place any notation of exam modification on a law school transcript1. It is only...
Disabilities Among High School Students Involving The Analysis Of Standardized Test Scores
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...school students involving the analysis of standardized test scores enhanced my approach strategies to eliminate challenges faced by students with disabilities in my classroom. Through my ARP, I was able to develop internal cognitive action that impact on testing and grading high school students with physical and slight mental disabilities. Remarkably, was able to understand the importance of co-teaching in inclusive classes opposed to the traditional approach of separating with disabilities from the regular classes. Moreover... ? Action Research Project Reflection ? Action Research Project Reflection Lessons Acquired From the Process The action research project (ARP) on the disabilities among high school ...
The purpose of this paper is to determine through research the effect of physical education on academic test scores
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...test scores. Will the abolishment of physical education improve test scores, or will it harm the student’s health, eliminate lifelong fitness goals, and create a more obese society? The testing group will be from a small, rural middle school in Northern Georgia and will be studied for the purpose of determining the affects of individual testing on students enrolled in physical education in comparison to students involved in fine arts. The Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) is used state-wide as a benchmark for Adequate Yearly... Physical Education Effects Academic Performance We find ourselves in an educational society where standardized testing scores and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)...
IQ Scores
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...test results is that the test was academic, since the students who had high GPA scores had the highest scores for IQ. This could also be an indication of the acuity of the students. Having a correlation of .87 between the GPA scores and the IQ score means that a student who had a high GPA score is more likely to have a high IQ score. The correlation means that the IQ scores can be predicted by considering the GPA score, a high GPA score would indicate a high IQ and a low GPA would indicate a low IQ. The limitation if the study is from a rural school is that the quality... The analysis for the IQ and GPA scores are presented in the following table: The best frequency distribution for the data is a...
Teacher Competency
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...Competency Testing There are a lot of competency tests designed as a tool for personal professional assessment of the teachers. These came about when the average SAT scores dipped in the 1960’s and 1980’s. The tests require teachers to answer essay questions related to education and some questions pertaining to basic skills such as grammar, punctuation, spelling and mathematica, as well as some values assessment. For me however, the best test of competency is the quality of persons that become out of the students who have acquired education from a teacher. It might take a while to see, but teachers, ever since, knew what they’re worth. References Clark, K. (2008... It has often been said that teaching...
Test
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...School in Indianapolis in May 1940 and matriculated to Cornell University that fall. Though majoring in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.[6] He was a member... : We were obliged to stay and fight. Bayonets arent much good against tanks..."[9] Imprisoned in Dresden, Vonnegut was chosen as a leader of the POWs because he spoke some German. After telling the German guards "...just what I was going to do to them when the Russians came..." he was beaten and had his position as leader taken away.[10] While a prisoner, he witnessed the fire bombing of Dresden in February 1945 which destroyed most of the city. Vonnegut was one...
Test
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...School in Indianapolis in May 1940 and matriculated to Cornell University that fall. Though majoring in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.[6] He was a member... : We were obliged to stay and fight. Bayonets arent much good against tanks..."[9] Imprisoned in Dresden, Vonnegut was chosen as a leader of the POWs because he spoke some German. After telling the German guards "...just what I was going to do to them when the Russians came..." he was beaten and had his position as leader taken away.[10] While a prisoner, he witnessed the fire bombing of Dresden in February 1945 which destroyed most of the city. Vonnegut was one...
Test
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...test statistic becomes larger, the p-value a. Stays the same, since the sample size has not been changed b. Get smaller c. Become larger d. Become negative ANSWER b 5. A study was conducted comparing average test scores after participants completed five different training methods (A,B,C,D and E). The one-way ANOVA was found to be significant at 5% significance and the researchers concluded that at least one of the five method result in different average test scores. When conducting post-hoc tests with Bonferroni correction, p-values were obtained from each of the two-sample independent t-test... 1. the purpose of statistical inference is to provide information about the a. population based upon...
Test
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...scores in end term exam than those who have short hair; may be there would be a correlation between the hair length and the test scores. However, there may be no causal link in that, students who wish to get good grades should let their hair grow. This is an example of a spurious relationship. 12. Grounded theory is a theory that deals... 1. Protected populations are considered to be populations of people who are vulnerable and who need to be extra protected while carrying out any formof research (Creswell, W. J 2003). Groups like women, children and prisoners are termed as protected populations. They are protected since they are vulnerable and may be subjected to some form of coercion so as to produce ...
Cultural Competency
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...Competency College Cultural Competency Currently, the number from different backgrounds is on the rise in U.S schools. The U.S Department of Education estimates that by 2006, there were about 5.5 million English Language Students in U.S public schools speaking more than 400 different languages (Klotz, 2006). Moreover, research has estimated that by 2040, no single ethnic group will make up the majority of school-age children. This could imply that the student population is continuously enriched with a complex mix of cultures from different nationalities across the world. Some of the school-going children come from poor families while some lack a good command of English. Consequently... Cultural...
Benner's Competency
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...school as a result of hounding by other boys who knew the mental state of his father. As a competent nurse, I was able to guide the family through problem identification with regards to situations that were beyond their control as well as those whereby they can take action to alleviate... Benners Competency Helping Role In the case of a mental patient I encountered while working in the mental health division, I played Benners helping role of providing professional care. The patient was recovering from a severe mental condition that could easily relapse if not carefully attended to. As an advanced beginner, I had acquired experience in such situations and therefore there was no cause for alarm when I...
Cultural Competency
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...competency can broadly be defined as the desire to understand cross cultural values and adapt to the changing societal pattern of globalization. It becomes a highly critical paradigm in the area of education as it significantly impacts the development of students and their attitude towards different race, culture, religion and nationality. In the present context, the community school is faced with huge challenges when children from 30 immigrant families, majority of who do not speak English, are admitted in the new session. Dr. Guanipa (1998) has described cultural shock as the ‘physical and emotional discomfort’ one suffers when one goes to another country to live. The paper would primarily...
TEST
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...School in Indianapolis in May 1940 and matriculated to Cornell University that fall. Though majoring in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.[6] He was a member... : We were obliged to stay and fight. Bayonets arent much good against tanks..."[9] Imprisoned in Dresden, Vonnegut was chosen as a leader of the POWs because he spoke some German. After telling the German guards "...just what I was going to do to them when the Russians came..." he was beaten and had his position as leader taken away.[10] While a prisoner, he witnessed the fire bombing of Dresden in February 1945 which destroyed most of the city. Vonnegut was one...
Test
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...School in Indianapolis in May 1940 and matriculated to Cornell University that fall. Though majoring in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.[6] He was a member... : We were obliged to stay and fight. Bayonets arent much good against tanks..."[9] Imprisoned in Dresden, Vonnegut was chosen as a leader of the POWs because he spoke some German. After telling the German guards "...just what I was going to do to them when the Russians came..." he was beaten and had his position as leader taken away.[10] While a prisoner, he witnessed the fire bombing of Dresden in February 1945 which destroyed most of the city. Vonnegut was one...
Test
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...School in Indianapolis in May 1940 and matriculated to Cornell University that fall. Though majoring in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.[6] He was a member... : We were obliged to stay and fight. Bayonets arent much good against tanks..."[9] Imprisoned in Dresden, Vonnegut was chosen as a leader of the POWs because he spoke some German. After telling the German guards "...just what I was going to do to them when the Russians came..." he was beaten and had his position as leader taken away.[10] While a prisoner, he witnessed the fire bombing of Dresden in February 1945 which destroyed most of the city. Vonnegut was one...
Competency model
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...Competency Model for an International Human Resource Manager: Leading and Managing in the 21st Century number April 4, What does it take to be an international human resources manager of a global/multinational/transnational organization? Designing a competency model for international human resource managers (IHRM) necessitates a careful deliberation of the varied roles and responsibilities that IHRMs play in the 21st century. These roles and responsibilities shape expected competencies at international management levels. The paper presents a competency model for IHRM. To simplify the model, the following labels are used, which characterize several competencies under each label. This is based... ...
Mutlicultural Competency
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...Competency I believe in the existence of culture and appreciate the differences that come with diversity. Culture refers to people’s way of life. I am a Christian and my societal norms revolve around the virtues espoused upon by the faith. My mannerism of attire is heavily influenced by the American hip hop culture and this has played an integral role in determining the things I get to hold dear in life. However, there has come a new twist to stratification in the American society. This society appreciates class differences within its populace, therefore people’s ways of life are determined by how much they own or earn. Recreational services are varied and so are the manner of worship... ? Multicultural...
Mutlicultural competency
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...Competency I believe in the existence of culture and appreciate the differences that come with diversity. Culture refers to people’s way of life. I am a Christian and my societal norms revolve around the virtues espoused upon by the faith. My mannerism of attire is heavily influenced by the American hip hop culture and this has played an integral role in determining the things I get to hold dear in life. However, there has come a new twist to stratification in the American society. This society appreciates class differences within its populace, therefore people’s ways of life are determined by how much they own or earn. Recreational services are varied and so are the manner of worship... Multicultural...
Assessing Competency
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...Competency Assessment Edward Wilson’s Case Competency to stand trials is a theory of jurisprudence that allows postponement of criminal proceedings for defendants who are considered unfit to participate on their defense on the account of physical or mental retardation or disorder. Psychologists who perform forensic assessments have regular experience with this practice more than insanity defense, since trial competency issues are frequently raised in the law courts. Competency assessors need to have a high level of clinical skills and knowledge, as well as substantial knowledge of the legal system. This procedure usually...
Assessing Competency
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...Competency Assessment Edward Wilson’s Case Competency to stand trials is a theory of jurisprudence that allows postponement of criminal proceedings for defendants who are considered unfit to participate on their defense on the account of physical or mental retardation or disorder. Psychologists who perform forensic assessments have regular experience with this practice more than insanity defense, since trial competency issues are frequently raised in the law courts. Competency assessors need to have a high level of clinical skills and knowledge, as well as substantial knowledge of the legal system. This procedure usually...
Taking the position that increased vending machine regulation in public schools is a good idea
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...schools, was organized by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.”3 Most of the drinks were colas or sports drinks—all with lots of sugar. It was hard to find water or fruit juice. Most of the food was candy or potato chips. If it were the case that kids enjoyed just one of these drinks a day (already perhaps too much) and then had a good meal in the cafeteria that might not be so bad. But as Senator Tom Harkin, a big critic of vending machines in schools, argues, “Junk foods in school vending machines compete with, and ultimately undermine, the nutritious meals offered... VENDING MACHINES What is more important than the health of children? Their health is vital to our future. It is a commonly...
Early warning scores
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...scoring system, few points of data about patients admitted have been observed. Subgroups of medical patients have been tested especially the ones suffering from acute issues of congestive heart failure. In 1984, Simplified Acute Physiology Score was introduced and risk of the death of the patients in intensive care was estimated. Today, things have improved... ?Running Head: EARLY WARNING SCORES Early Warning Scores of Early Warning Scores Introduction This paper focuses on early warning scores and the impact as well as the effectiveness that they have on the early identification and treatment of the deteriorating patient. Literature has been analyzed with regards to research and policy after which...
Competency Criteria
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...competencies to provide for the student’s needs while offering a safe environment for their teaching staff. There is also a safe environment for learning for their students where they feel comfortable and have easy interactions with their educators. All these measures have also enabled the faculty to produce professional nurses; who are competent and knowledgeable with the latest advancements in the health care industry and society. The faculty has successes in having a good balance in teaching, scholarship and service... ? Competency criteria of Introduction This paper will discuss the different nurse teacher competencies and using them to assess the nursing teaching faculty in areas of mentoring,...
Is the French ban on headscarves (al-hijab) in schools a good idea
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...Schools A Good Idea Introduction The term headscarf is recognized as Hijab in the religion of Islam and is defined as a cloth that enables the user in covering their head as well as chest in order to restrict public viewing of the body parts of the user. Recently hijab has become a part of every nation’s debate because of the recent bans that have been levied on the wearing of hijab. The debate is whether hijab should be banned or it should be allowed as a religious custom. The issue of hijab is quite hotly debated in the region of France since France has banned the wearing of hijab and now wearing headscarf is considered as an illegal practice. During... Is The French Ban On Headscarves (al-hijab) In...
Good practice in Teaching and Learning English in English medium and Chinese medium schools
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...good at writing the English where as they are poor while using it aurally. This problem needs to be rectified while teaching English in Chinese universities. Since the classroom is one of the few places where comprehensible input and modified interaction are made available, and since the teacher is an important source of input, it is essential for ESL (English as Second Language) teachers to analyze what actually has gone on in their own language classrooms (Amy) In a typical foreign language classroom, the common belief is that the fullest competence in the TL (target language) is achieved by means of the teacher providing a rich TL environment. (The Mother... Running head: ESP Good Practices in...
THE YIELD CURVE AND THE ECONOMIC INDICATION
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...indicators of economic changes globally. They can therefore be for a short term and for long term as well. These interest rates changes give a good prediction on future market trend for instance a three year borrowing of a company which will be influenced by the central bank rates of borrowing and therefore being necessary to analyze the interest rates to see their input into the economy whether positively or negatively. These interest rates basically have a very significant effect... ?THE YIELD CURVE AND THE ECONOMIC INDICATION. Table of content Executive summary------------------------------------------------------------------------2 Section A Introduction...
Program Improvement Status and Standardized Math Scores
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...schools and districts that would seek to provide misleading performance indicators, it has also resulted in great anxiety among most individuals associated with the field of education. Current research being conducted in this area seeks to provide definitive conclusions as to the effectiveness of program improvement status, as defined by NLCB, and better standardized test scores. Such research can also lead to the relationship between standardized math scores in elementary schools and an educational institution being place on program improvement status. Many... Program Improvement Status and Standardized Math Scores in Elementary Schools Ramy Alahmadi California Lutheran The designation of program...
Leadership Competency Models
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...good college president should know how to work with others since their job involves representing students in the school. He or she has to work with the students, school administration and other student leaders solve school problems. Professionalism involves acting in a professional or ethical manner when working, such as solving issues amicably rather than inciting students to demonstrate. The college president should also have leadership skills. This is the ability to lead people and having them listen to you. Some people are natural leaders, having... the ability to convince people to follow them without putting in much effort. Others are complete leadership failures, with no one listening...
Survey Results and Scores
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...score suggests that improvement needs to be done with regards to the availability of software tools and testing systems. The third... 5.0 analysis of findings The survey instrument had 12 Questions that were based on the Gallup Template used to measure employee satisfaction. Pleaserefer to Appendix: Table 1. Survey Results and Scores, for full details of the score. The 12 questions have been analyzed in detail and graphical analysis of the responses has been shown below Figure 1. Scores for Survey Instrument Questions 5.1 Analysis of the Questions The first question of the survey received a total score of 4.3 and the interpretation for the score is Agree. The interpretation means that the company ...
The corporation : a classic failure in the test of "good citizenship" due to its pursuit of financial gain
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...test of good citizenship because of its pursuit of financial gain. This will be achieved through the examination of Nike Company Inc. A significant portion of contemporary interest... ? Good Citizenship Good Citizenship Introduction Corporate governance encompasses market and regulatory mechanisms as well as the roles and relations between an organization’s management board, its shareholders, the goals that govern the organization, and external stakeholders (Clarke, 2004). Over the last few years, corporate government has been expansively described as a system encompassing sound approaches and laws through which organizations are controlled and directed focusing on the external and internal structures...
Competency BasedCurriculum Development
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...competency based education as the reason to legitimize the reform of their educational and labor systems with the cooperation of trade unions, employer’s federations, schools, and government bodies (Timmermann, 1993). As Kerka (1998) explains, this is why “Jackson (1994) asserts that the debate should not be about the merits of CBET as an educational method because it is actually a policy approach. The competency standards movement…is closely tied to political initiatives for global competitiveness…(Chappell 1996; Jackson 1994).” A host of unanswered... Analyzing Competency Based Curriculum Development Introduction This paper is a critical analysis of the following ment: “...competency based curriculum...
Competency list with descriptions
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...Competency List With s KNOWLEDGE COMPETENCY Degree in Translation, English Language or related field The competency required in this particular case is the academic qualifications. The applicant ought to possess impeccable knowledge in the field. Knowledge of professional writing or editing capacity The applicant is required to be well versed with the arena of writing as well as editing. It goes beyond classroom knowledge. Work with management team to solve complex issues related to written content The applicant should be good at interpersonal communication as well as understand the chain of command. Maintain current knowledge of technologies and new product lines The applicant should... ...
Competency to stand trial
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...good understanding of what is happening in a legal process as well as the options presented to him/her in the duration of a case. This paper seeks to understand the concept of “competency to stand trial” in the legal sense. The paper will look at various literatures on the subject as well as the different application of the term. The paper will also look at the characteristics that signify competency and those that show or alert court officials that a defendant may be incompetent. Apart from these we shall look at different incompetency areas such as adolescents. Finally, the paper shall look at the tests and techniques... Competency to Stand Trial Inserts His/Her Inserts Inserts Introduction The...
Competency to Stand Trial
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...competency tests are sort for has increased as well. This scholarly paper will present an overview of competency laws and look at the need to have experts carrying out competency tests for the judicial systems. Defining Competency In the English common law, it was allowed lawfully for the arraignment, judgment, or execution of a person (capital offender) to be delayed (stayed) if the offender was or became completely insane (Hale, 1736, cited in Silten & Tulis, 1977, p. 1053). The law that is applied in the U.S was established during the case of Dusky v. United States in 1960. In the case of Dusky vs... Competency to stand trial Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts 18.10. Competency to stand trial...
Raising HCAHPS Scores. Annotated Bibliography.
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...indicated that Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor program retracted more than $800 million from acute hospitals in three states during a demonstration project, although the program is now in practice in all the states. Hence, this implies that effective case management, which is associated with nursing and quality of care, is an important aspect of ensuring financial incentives in a hospital. On the other hand, improving effective case management improves the quality of care and has an effect on the improvement of HCAHPS scores... ? Raising HCAHPS Scores Raising HCAHPS Scores Bower, K. A. (2009). Managing Care: The Crucial Nursing–Case Management Partnership. Nurse Leader 26-29. This article does not...
Competency Training (Fire Service)
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...competency [3]. Efficient training systems are those that identify what they do well and take advantage of the strengths and opportunities provided by other systems to supplement their efforts. There should be a national system for fire service training... A NEW DAWN FOR THE FIRE SERVICE "Leaders arent born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And thats the pricewell have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal." -- Vincent Lombardi Introduction Over the years the fire service has developed from its traditional role of putting out fires and rescuing persons and property to its new role of designing of new and improved buildings. Todays fire fighters respond to al...
Nurses Knowledge and Competency
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...competency on wound assessment of patients with acute or chronic wounds (Appendix 5). Data will be collected over a four-week period to facilitate nurses who are job sharing, nurses on leave, and night duty staff. The questionnaires will be hand delivered and will be addressed to each participant and a collection box will be placed in the clinical area to collect completed questionnaires. Pilot Test: In order to validate the questionnaire, a pilot study will be carried out with theatre nurses who assist in Casualty and the wound care committee of the hospital. This will occur three weeks before commencement... Nurses' Knowledge and Competency of Wound Assessment in a Rural Acute Hospital Setting A...
Competency in Nursing
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...Competencies for the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice, 2005) Probably the professional attitude of the nurse undergoes extreme testing when he or she is addressing a patient who refuses treatment. The issue of informed consent binds the nurse into not enforcing a treatment option on the patient. (Aveyard, 2004) The challenge becomes extremely trying as well as delicate when a patient refuses a life saving the procedure. A professional nurse responds in these situations in a calm and assertive manner, by communicating with the patient... Running Head: Competency in Nursing Competency in Nursing of As more and more develops take place in the nursing...
COMPETENCY ESSAY-CLINICAL REFLECTION ON COMPETENCY.
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...competency standards which were explored in this reflection are "professional practice" and "collaborative and therapeutic practice" which have been met wth by me. This reflection infers my nursing competence in both the domains. In general, the experience with both the situations were good and I felt more confident and responsible. My staff nurses also were very happy with me. Thiis clinical... Clinical Reflection: National Competency Standards Introduction Reflection is the process by which a person evaluates and examines ones own thoughts and actions. Reflective practice is very essential for nursing clinical practice because it helps the nurse to understand, assess and learn through the experiences...
Competency Self- Evaluation
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...competence in their career development. According to a research, teachers teaching students at a remedial class often have a preconceived personality bias associated with teaching dumb children. In case the teacher was not aware or was duped into believing that he or she is teaching the best class yet they are not performing well, then the teacher will not justify her being good at teaching and blame... ?Running Head: PSYCHOLOGICAL COMPETENCE Competency self-evaluation Competency self-evaluation Knowledge and conversance with psychological procedure is essential to a graduate student level therefore a student should not only be equipped with minimal knowledge at best but ought to portray advanced...
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...Competency 2: Communicating Honestly and Effectively because I believe I took the Module Competency 2: Communicating Honestly and Effectively because I believe that effective communication is an important aspect in almost all dimensions in our lives be it in family relations, and in formal organization. Failure to communicate effectively often leads to miscommunication which ultimately could lead to ruptured relationships or low productivity. In the assessment, I honestly can say that I try to answer in the affirmative among the questions posed in determining my efficacy in communication. I was asked whether I express ideas in unclear ways and I try to be neutral about it because I... Refection -...
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