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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Quality Assessment in Higher Education through Accreditation

Paul D. Nelson, Cynthia D. Belar, Catherine L. Grus, and Susan Zlotlow

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

There has been centuries of ongoing debate derived from potential conflicts between clinical and scientific graduate values, of external standards and need for independence among graduate ... More


Accountability of Psychology in the Netherlands

Henk T. van der Molen and Klaas H. Visser

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

As in the United Kingdom, professional psychologists in the Netherlands work under a system which has a high degree of accountability. Six-year accreditations of psychology programs in universities ... More


Quality Assurance in Professional Psychology Education

George Stricker

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

It seems the world of psychology is divided. Policies and implementations of professional psychology education, training, and practice differ in various regions of the globe, and qualifications for ... More


Setting up an advocacy project and running it

Scott Rorison

in Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on some of the issues that will particularly concern those who set up and manage an independent advocacy agency. These include the recruitment of its board and staff, training ... More


Making advocacy accountable

David Donnison

in Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses how the work of advocates and the agencies employing them should be evaluated. It identifies three standpoints from which advocacy should be made accountable: (i) bottom-up ... More


Introduction

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The wide range of U.S. institutions of higher learning face a number of challenges such as the balance between faculty research, teaching, and service expectations, the high and, sometimes, ... More


Accreditation: Official Recognition of a New Vision of Higher Education

Teri Cannon

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0026
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

American accrediting agencies have been under increasing pressure from the government, employers, and other policy makers. These agencies are being asked to hold accredited educational institutions ... More


Being a “Real” College in America

Alex Posecznick

in Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter focuses on how Ravenwood's community perceives and tangles with merit, how numbers have a privileged place in conversations about entrance examinations, accreditation metrics, among ... More


Professional barriers and facilitators: policy issues for an enabling salariat

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the barriers and facilitators that operate within a number of human-services professions in relation to disabled people's access to those occupational groups. It draws attention ... More


Service-learning in University Curricula: A Case Study at Fu Jen Catholic University

Jen-Chi Yen and Bai-Chuan Yang

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is a field report from Fu Jen Catholic University, one of the leaders in service-learning in Taiwan. The case study epitomizes the philosophy of Fu Jen Catholic University in the ... More


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