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2014-09-16 12:34:37

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT Aspire, LLC launches Periodic Assessments, the second major component of the ACT Aspire Assessment System. ACT Aspire is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student performance with readiness benchmarks from elementary grades through high school. It now extends the understanding of student progress through optional Periodic Assessments. These are short-duration, revealing assessments that produce...

2014-09-15 12:24:42

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Best practices" in medicine are based on clinical trials, which are supposedly at the highest level of evidence. But instead of bringing sound science into drug testing, clinical trials have brought a neglect of patients' individual needs and an epidemic of over-prescribing, writes Henry Bauer, Ph.D., in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The benefits of vaccination or antibiotics are readily...

2014-09-12 23:04:56

UserZoom has put together an 11-part webinar series to help User Experience and Marketing professionals master a wide spectrum of remote research studies, from website usability testing, to information architecture to voice of the customer studies. Sunnyvale, Ca (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 UserZoom, provider of the leading cloud-based solution for customer experience management and usability testing, today announced a new, free of charge webinar series focused on remote unmoderated user...

2014-09-11 23:00:55

PROFICIENCY™ Conference to Address Endpoint Strategies for Clinical Outcome Assessment Data in Biopharmaceutical Research TOKYO, JAPAN (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today opened registration for its PROFICIENCY conference in Tokyo, Japan. The educational conference, which takes place October 14, 2014 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, focuses on developing, implementing, and...

2014-09-10 08:27:24

For the first time as a reference book: "Statistical Engineering" methodology helps companies to radically reduce the costs of research and development. COLOGNE, Germany, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available on Amazon eBooks In companies worldwide, countless projects lead to higher-than-planned costs, project budget estimates are too high, and project budgets fluctuate wildly. Since 2004, management consultant Peter Schick has been helping companies to not...

2014-09-09 23:11:53

Two-year training pack developed by Dylan Wiliam and Siobhán Leahy makes groundbreaking classroom formative assessment available for schools across the United States and Canada. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Embedding Formative Assessment Professional Development Pack for establishing teacher learning communities, developed by internationally acclaimed education researcher Dylan Wiliam and experienced school administrator Siobhán Leahy, is now available...

2014-09-08 04:20:41

NICE, France, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESOMAR Congress -- SSI today announced the winners of the fifth annual QUEST Awards at this year's ESOMAR Congress in the following categories, mobile friendly, business-to-business and overall. This year's Best in QUEST Award went to Lemon Ice, based in Mexico. The other winners are listed below: SSI QUEST Award Winners for Mobile-Friendly Design -------------------------------------------------- Region...

2014-09-03 08:41:17

Recent WebAssign survey assesses student learning preferences and reinforces WebAssign as an effective tool for student success RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced survey results demonstrating a growing preference for online testing. Students who previously tested in WebAssign prefer this method to paper testing. Student responses also indicate that WebAssign is perceived to be...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...


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