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The Program Sustainability Assessment Tool: A New Instrument for Public Health Programs

Douglas A. Luke, Annaliese Calhoun, Christopher B. Robichaux, Michael B. Elliott, Sarah Moreland-Russell
2014 Preventing Chronic Disease  
The tool is designed to be used by researchers, evaluators, program managers, and staff for large and small public health programs.  ...  The PSAT is a new and reliable assessment instrument that can be used to measure a public health program's capacity for sustainability.  ...  The program has the capacity for quality program evaluation.Program Adaptation: Taking actions that adapt your program to ensure its ongoing effectiveness 30.  ... 
doi:10.5888/pcd11.130184 pmid:24456645 pmcid:PMC3900326 fatcat:7cu3ctvq4ncpbkj256kv3thmam

Is aging programed?

Steven N. Austad
2004 Aging Cell  
Understanding the distinction between programed development and nonprogramed senescence helps focus attention on the phenotypic performance of adults, which is the focus of natural selection, and therefore  ...  Aging, except in exceptional cases such as the rapid decay and death of Pacific salmon, is not design but decay.  ...  with respect to survival and reproduction in the environment to which it is adapted.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1474-9728.2004.00112.x pmid:15379846 fatcat:src77l33ijebjcepy5aut25gra

Why Continuous Improvement Programs Fail

Mohammed Soliman
2019 Figshare  
The research is limited to the manufacturing industry. Continuous improvement programs/initiatives defined for the purpose of the study as TQM, Lean, Six Sigma, and Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to present the core variables derived from literature that contributes to the failure of continuous improvement (CI) programs in the Egyptian manufacturing industry.  ...  Reducing scrap by 10 percent is a target, but how might this reflect your business needs and current situation? Spending too much time on the shop floor won't get it done.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.9121295 fatcat:6xf2bmobo5cobdr2h7ezyodpnu

Conference Program

2012 SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal  
How does the process work and where is it likely to be used? This is where you hear answers.  ...  This session will look at recent advances in the management of media assets, and explore how you can leverage these new capabilities to maximize the value of your assets.  ... 
doi:10.5594/j18193xy fatcat:inglyfkyizbcralryayrlvxzoa

Putting program evaluation into practice: Enhancing the Girls Just Wanna Have Fun program

Corliss N. Bean, Kelsey Kendellen, Tanya Halsall, Tanya Forneris
2015 Evaluation and Program Planning  
14 In recent years there has been a call for increased community physical activity and sport 15 programs for female youth that are deliberately structured to foster positive developmental 16 outcomes.  ...  A utilization-focused evaluation is particularly 20 important when the evaluation is to help stakeholders utilize the findings in practice.  ...  Finally, this study 628 provides an account of how the GJWHF program evolved and demonstrated how program 629 adaptation can positively affect program implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.11.007 pmid:25528962 fatcat:khq3plsw4zag7epm22bkkojrni

IPDPS 2005 Technical Program

2005 19th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium  
These issues include: execution models that support dynamic and adaptive multithreading, fine-grain synchronization, and global name-space and memory consistency.  ...  Related issues in parallel programming, dynamic compilation models, and system software design will also be discussed.  ...  What are the software requirements and demands? How will applications scale? How reliable are they likely to be? What will they be good for?  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2005.261 fatcat:wk4gj6u6cfa3tcadbdsdqxfiou

Fiscal loss and program fidelity: impact of the economic downturn on HIV/STI prevention program fidelity

Joseph A Catania, M Margaret Dolcini, Alice A Gandelman, Vasudha Narayanan, Virginia R Mckay
2014 Translational Behavioral Medicine  
We examined how public and private agencies conducting RESPECT, a brief HIV/STI (sexually transmitted infection) counseling and testing intervention, adapted to fiscal loss and how these adaptations impacted  ...  Using qualitative analyses, we examined how program fidelity varied with different types of adaptations.  ...  ., Kathleen Conte, MA, Marcia Macomber, MS (Oregon State University) and Westat Corporation for assistance in data collection, extraction and analytical work, and Carla Cudmore and Natalie Tiexiera for  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13142-013-0242-z pmid:24653775 pmcid:PMC3958591 fatcat:bn7ef7fvtngxpll6hh45eifv5u

Evaluation Tool Development for Food Literacy Programs

Andrea Begley, Ellen Paynter, Satvinder Dhaliwal
2018 Nutrients  
Food literacy programs require valid and reliable evaluation measures.  ...  This research has produced a validated questionnaire, is a useful starting point for other food literacy programs, and has applications globally.  ...  These questions ask about how you plan and prepare food for you and/or your family. This is not a test! There are no wrong answers. Think about how you usually do things.  ... 
doi:10.3390/nu10111617 pmid:30400130 pmcid:PMC6267114 fatcat:h52amdc4dbcknljb24h5njrw7y

Developing program theory for purveyor programs

Christa Oosthuizen, Johann Louw
2013 Implementation Science  
Conclusion: The study serves as an example of how program theory of a 'real life' program can be developed and depicted.  ...  The process of developing and depicting program theory is flexible and leaves the researcher with what might be seen as an overwhelming number of options.  ...  The views expressed are those of the authors and not the funders.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-23 pmid:23421855 pmcid:PMC3607884 fatcat:udtamtvmejcyhnoircz2xh66vq

Program & faculty evaluation

Andreas K. Lauer
2017 Annals of Eye Science  
In addition to trainee, program, and faculty evaluations, annual program review (APR) and evaluation and navigational changes made by the program education committee are essential to maintain effectiveness  ...  Program and faculty evaluation are methods by which educational curricula may adjust the teaching and learning environment to meet the needs and fills the gaps in GME.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding: This work has received Unrestricted Grant Research to Prevent Blindness, New York, USA and Casey NIH Core grant (P30 EY010572), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.  ... 
doi:10.21037/aes.2017.06.02 pmid:30246172 pmcid:PMC6145814 fatcat:vmq3gnxde5eqhku4gux73i3v24

Program

No authorship indicated
1948 American Psychologist  
. s; is related to item reliability.  ...  The instrument is flexible, and is adapted to a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative problems, some of which will be described.  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0063659 fatcat:aac6l3js4ndgjfqfrvtr7foqwe

Conference Program

2012 SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal  
How does the process work and where is it likely to be used? This is where you hear answers.  ...  This session will look at recent advances in the management of media assets, and explore how you can leverage these new capabilities to maximize the value of your assets.  ... 
doi:10.5594/j18228 fatcat:pg46pdieora6tgjtjh2vripzza

Sociocultural Adaptation and Program Management Strategies for International Doctoral Students of the "Confucius China Studies Program"

Yang Fan
2020 International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research  
, environmental adaptation, and language proficiency.  ...  CCSP manual for international students of the program, and the establishment of a student writing center.  ...  How would you evaluate the level of your adaption to the local environment during your study and life in the program? 9.  ... 
doi:10.26803/ijlter.19.10.10 fatcat:5qay6rqjyvhhtccaaxh5bh5oui

Using Data From Program Evaluations for Qualitative Research

Dorene F. Balmer, Jennifer A. Rama, Maria Athina (Tina) Martimianakis, Terese Stenfors-Hayes
2016 Journal of Graduate Medical Education  
In this regard, qualitative research can attend to dynamic social phenomena, such as how educational programs are adapted and become part of routine practice. 4 However, there are key differences between  ...  Because educational programs typically consist of dynamic components and unfold in complex, unpredictable contexts, program evaluation may have to adapt over time as program goals are clarified or as interventions  ... 
doi:10.4300/jgme-d-16-00540.1 pmid:28018547 pmcid:PMC5180537 fatcat:sd245qewfbgmlpx277c5a3wvfi

Program

2021 2021 National Conference on Communications (NCC)  
Streaming codes are relevant to the 5G objective of achieving ultra-reliable, low-latency communication (URLLC) and address the need for an error-correction scheme at the packet level, that ensures reliability  ...  Rate bounds and efficient code constructions will be presented, as well as an experimental demonstration that includes adaptation to a time-varying channel. Bio: P.  ...  An optimization problem is framed to maximize the reliability of regular packets subject to meeting the URLLC reliability constraints.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ncc52529.2021.9530194 fatcat:ahdw5ezvtrh4nb47l2qeos3dwq
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