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ABMS Verification and Validation

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses verification and validation for agent-based modeling and simulation. Related topics such as certification and accreditation are also considered.


Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Christine Greenhow, Julia Sonnevend, and Colin Agur (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The past ten years have brought significant growth in access to Web technology and in the educational possibilities of social media. These changes challenge previous conceptualizations of education ... More


Toward a Third Phase of “What Works” in Offender Rehabilitation

Friedrich Lösel

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses offender rehabilitation. It discusses the translation of effective programs into policy and practice. In some countries this is done through accreditation. While the future ... More


The Evaluation Society

Peter Dahler-Larsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Evaluation—whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others—is an important social activity. Any public or private organization that “lives in public” must now evaluate ... More


Harmonization of Standardization and Certification

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of product standards and accreditation (section 1) and of food safety standards (section 2), which are conducted by different standard setting bodies ... More


Regulation of Hospitals and Other Health Care Institutions

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the regulatory framework for hospitals and other health care institutions. After tracing the history of hospitals, it reviews the varied bodies that oversee them. These include ... More


Changing the Lens: Indigenous Perspectives on Psychological Literacy

Pat Dudgeon, Dawn Darlaston-Jones, and Yvonne Clark

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

An essential form of psychological literacy that is required in all psychology courses is an understanding of and ability to work with the many cultural groups that make up a given society. ... More


Making health impact assessment happen

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There are many situations where HIA would be useful but is not used. At the moment there is no readily available pool of trained manpower to do HIA. The skills needed for HIA are not exclusively ... More


Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Judy Hall and Elizabeth Altmaier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Psychology has become a global profession. Professionals are now readily able to practice in geographic areas which are different far from where they were trained. In practice, psychology has a ... More


Teacher education in Scotland: consensus politics and ‘the Scottish policy style’

Moira Hulme and Aileen Kennedy

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter Moira Hulme and Aileen Kennedy talk about the ‘myth’ of Scottish education and about the widely acknowledged consensual nature of the education policy community. This has created a ... More


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