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2014-02-25 08:42:31

-- SSI Will Present New Techniques at CASRO Digital Research Conference -- SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI will present Searching for the Holy Grail: Validation Techniques for Online B2B Panels at the CASRO Digital Research Conference in San Antonio, Texas on March 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/NY70947LOGO) SSI has developed new techniques combining telephone interview validation with validation through social media, business profile data...

2014-02-18 23:04:08

Updated print and digital content to align with the new 2014 GED® Test Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On January 2, 2014, GED® Testing Service announced the release of their new test as well as a revamp of their GED® testing program last updated in 2002. According to the GED® test-makers, “The GED® Test was developed to measure high-school equivalency and to provide information about a test-taker’s college and career readiness. The test measures...

2014-02-15 23:03:28

Gravis marketing latest telephone poll shows Medical Marijuana close to the 60% threshold. The telephone survey also shows Governor Rick Scott and Charlie Crist race for Governor too close to call. (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 With the November election less than nine months away, a new telephone poll provides insight to how voters are leaning in two significant races and one controversial ballot issue. The results of a telephone survey of 803 random registered voters, is being released by...

2014-02-07 12:25:54

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessments embedded in game-based formats are the current rage in education circles. But, how does one go about framing and designing such tests? That question and many others are answered in a new publication, Psychometric Considerations in Game-Based Assessment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) This new white paper on game-based assessment design is the result of collaboration between five...

2014-01-13 12:23:28

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study from iMediaEthics released today raises serious questions about pollsters using online surveys to measure public opinion. David W. Moore, formerly of Gallup, and Andrew E. Smith, the Director of The University of New Hampshire's Survey Center, report the findings today on the iMediaEthics website. GfK's web-based The KnowledgePanel(TM) is touted as the future of polling, because its web-based panels are obtained by using...

2014-01-06 23:02:25

The Conversation People announced the 2014 first quarter dates of their Conversational IQ training sessions for in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. There are two, two-day training sessions and sign-up is underway. Highland Village, Texas (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 The Conversation People announced the 2014 first quarter dates of their Conversational IQ training sessions for in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. There are two, two-day training sessions and sign-up is underway. The Conversational IQ...

2013-12-18 23:21:20

Leading South Florida nutrition and health supplement company IQ Formulations encourages local residents to participate in the company’s annual toy drive to benefit Miami Children’s Hospital, which is in its final week of accepting donations. One of IQ Formulations’ numerous community and charitable initiatives, the toy drive is accepting new, unwrapped toys at several area locations through the end of the day on Thursday, December 19. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 IQ...

2013-12-03 23:32:40

Save 11% on all testing orders in December 2013. Use promo code ANNIV11 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 This December Request A Test is celebrating their 11th anniversary. To commemorate this special event, customers will be able to save 11% on every test and package Request A Test currently offers for the entire month of December. To take advantage of this unique discount, just use promo code ANNIV11 when placing any testing order online or over the...

2013-11-07 23:29:14

New Channel Management Platform collects and translates billions of data points to create more profitable manufacturer/retailer relationships. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Channel IQ – the central place for retailers and manufacturers to manage ecommerce activity – announced today that it raised $12 million of funding from Drive Capital. According to Channel IQ CEO Wes Shepherd, the company will use the infusion in cash to accelerate its development of the world’s largest...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'