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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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The last section in the book Higher Education Assessment, Assessments That Transform the Learning Culture, is focused on assessments that transform the culture.
The recommendation was made on the last day of the three-year statute of limitations (SOL) on assessment. On the same day, Letter 1153, Notice of Proposed Assessment, was issued and mailed by certified mail to all of the officers listed on Form 4183, Recommendation of Assertion of Trust Fund Penalty, as responsible for the penalty.
The 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, will conduct the assessment, which is being sponsored by the Army Infantry Center and Program Executive Office Soldier, from May through September 2006.
Assessment: No doubt Nepta's a bit over-the-top, but further proof the French can design more than sexy clothes.
Holmes, Brown, and Algozzine present strategies on how to assist all students in the quest for success in their article "Promoting Academic Success for All Students" while Norton addresses the difficulties of assessing learning in "Challenges to Effective Assessment of Learning." Positive Behavior Support is a technique used to support students with challenging behaviors, and Beaudoin, Benner and Knuth assess teacher knowledge of best practice in behavior support.
Rather than require every department in the university to fill out risk assessment forms, GMU's EERMG members first identified which departments were most relevant to business continuity planning.
Classroom assessment practices of teachers connect curriculum, instructional mechanism and students learning outcomes, which is one of the essential elements of teaching learning process.
Improving the quality of assessment for undergraduate medical students is a major interest of medical educators now-adays.
It was found that the secondary school teachers had a high perception towards alternative assessment but use of these technique is not at the level of perception.
Teachers may also use other alternative assessment techniques such as peer assessment and portfolio assessment.
The science of assessment is no more mere 'internal' or 'external'.
The author outlines the nature of reading assessment and its uses, using the CURRV framework to evaluate the suitability of individual reading assessments, which focuses on the consequences, usefulness, and roles and responsibilities of specific assessments, as well as the criteria of validity and reliability.

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