All school districts are required to have teacher evaluation systems, but the South Lane district devised its own, with teachers' participation, rather than purchasing what Parent calls "a canned program
Regardless of whether one is doing a custom or canned program
, any program delivered electronically without hard media in the form of tangible personal property is not subject to tax.
The governor will have a canned program
,'' predicted Rep.
Thus, users become capable of undertaking intellectually meaningful research--running tests that they choose for their own reasons, rather than following rote procedures of a canned program.
The intellectual discipline of constructing one's own models reinforces sound and careful research habits whereas reliance on canned programs forces nonintellectual activity and fosters sloppy habits.
The fact that this calculation is very complex has forced most economists to rely on canned programs.
This wasn't some canned program
, where they said, 'Hey, this will work.
Many loyalty companies offer canned programs
that can be customized to a client's needs, seeking to combine the best of these approaches.
After a few years, many practitioners move away from canned programs
as they become more comfortable with what they are doing.
Frank Wykoff of Pomona College and editor of Economic Inquiry wrote a paper in july 1989 arguing that students are better served by using a programming language - he recommends APL - instead of canned programs
in their introductory econometrics courses.