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Teaching portfolios have been used by faculty in postsecondary institutions for summative and formative evaluations since the early 1980s (Knapper, 1995). Despite their proliferation, there remains much to be learned about the use of teaching portfolios and whether they are perceived as being...
The adoption of powered myoelectric prostheses and their ability to improve quality of life for persons with amputations is hindered by the difficulty of controlling multiple degrees of freedom with a limited number of input signals. Different myoelectric control strategies have been developed to...
An Investigation of Integrating Program- and System-level Datasets for Examining Relationships Among Variables of a Complex Health SystemDownload
The potential for integrated program- and system-level datasets for generating previously inaccessible evaluative insights remains untapped. This study, situated within a yearlong evaluation of a lifestyle intervention program for patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS), provides an illustrative...
Promoting Evaluation Utilization in Developmental Evaluation: A Case Study Exploring Organizational ConditionsDownload
The current study extends the enduring interest in evaluation utilization by researchers with a focus on developmental evaluation (DE) practices. A qualitative case study design examines what organizational conditions promote evaluation utilization by stakeholders during a DE process. The DE...
A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner's initiative to support parents of children undergoing neurosurgical care: The Neurosurgery Kids Fund Website EvaluationDownload
Parent with children undergoing neurosurgery need access to specialized information as well as support resources. The public is becoming more active in managing their own health care and they often turn to the Internet as a starting point in their quest for health information resources. The...
This research challenges the notion of evaluation as being necessarily reductive, judgmental and often leading to ill-fated results by using creative methods to evaluate a nonprofit arts-based children's program. Using photography as an ethnographic approach to form the basis of in-depth...
La rubrique analytique comme outil d’évaluation et de rétroaction pour les laboratoires de physique au niveau postsecondaireDownload
The present study targeted the use of an analytical rubric during a whole semester to evaluate the laboratory component of a 1st year Physics course designed for non-majors physics students in a postsecondary institution. The rubric was used to assess the laboratory reports of the 80 participants...
Improving feed efficiency has become a top priority in beef cattle production because of the rapidly increasing cost of feed provision. However, because of the expense associated with collecting individual animal feed intake data, only a relatively small number of animals have been tested,...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stated student outcomes of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program including decreases in positive attitudes toward the use of abusable psychotropics and decreases in the self-reported use of the abusable psychotropics. A multivariate...
Thirty-eight clinicians were surveyed regarding their current clinical practices in assessing, tracking treatment and determining discharge criteria for clients with resonance disorders. When these results were compared with recommendations from the literature for best practices, it was found...