Evaluators: Webster's Facts and Phrases

 
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Journalism Usage

Iraq - News: December 9, 2003 — Headline: US Congressmen Returning from Iraq Urge More Effort to Seek International Help. Excerpt: They also want the Bush administration to "audit" U.S. efforts to send "evaluators" to all parts of the country, a recommendation Congressman Wolf says the administration is likely to oppose.

United States - News: February 21, 2004 — Headline: Historically Black Colleges Face Financial Challenges. Excerpt: But St. Augustine's president, Dianne Suber, suggests that some evaluators don't appreciate the challenges of operating a historically black college. … At the Association, James Rogers says charges of racism are unwarranted. He points out that 19 percent of his evaluators are African American, even though just 10 percent of its schools are.

Legal Usage

Government of Colombia. Accord 22 issued by the National Hydrocarbons Agency on 21 June 2006, establishes the scope of the right of an evaluator to execute exploration and production contracts over an area of technical evaluation. It lists the contractual alternatives available to evaluators after the evaluation of their potential for contracts in the field of hydrocarbons. It further deals with the procedure for the execution of such contracts. Published in Diario Oficial on June 21, 2006.

Government of Cuba. Resolution 2071 of 4/18/83 approves the Job Guidelines for Evaluators of Work (normadores del trabajo) whose original is filed in the Protocol of the Bureau of Labor Legislation of the "Comite Estatal de Trabajo y Seguridad Social," which constitutes the document under which company and other budgeted organization management should operate in assigning work to evaluators and judging the results of the "normadores" work. Includes the responsibilities and duties of the job evaluators. Published in Gaceta Oficial on April 18, 1983.

Government of Honduras. Resolution 845 was issued by the "Comision Nacional de Bancos y Seguros," the National Commission of Banks and Securities. It contains the Standards for the Registry of Evaluators of Fixed Stocks and Credit Guarantees of the Supervised Institutions. Provides the requirements and procedures for inscription in the registry. Followed by an annex that contains a sample declaration of application for inscription. Published in Gaceta Oficial on October 14, 2002.

Government of Venezuela. Resolution 201 of 4/18/86 approves the Complementary Regulations on the Evaluation Process for Adult Education at the Levels of Primary Education, Diversified Education, and Professional Education. Provides for procedures, the application for evaluation forms, marking the evaluations, the evaluators, and other requirements. Published in Gaceta Oficial on April 18, 1986.

Governmental Usage

Political Economy in GREECE. Officially, Greece also adheres to EU procurement policy, and Greece has adhered to the GATT Government Procurement Code since 1992. Nevertheless, many of the following problems still exist: occasional sole-sourcing (explained as extensions of previous contracts); loosely written specifications which are subject to varying interpretations; and allegiance of tender evaluators to technologies offered by longtime, traditional suppliers.

Patent Usage

System and Method for Evaluation of Ideas and Exchange of Value: Patented by Haralabos E. Gakidis and Ovidiu Marina on August 20, 2001. Abstract: A network system (12) manages the routing of ideas among submitters (18) and evaluators (16) and assigns values to submitters (18) and evaluators (16) based on interaction and outcomes.

Bibliographic Usage

Achilles, Charles M. Author of "The Gruesome Dozen: Problems Plaguing Program Project Evaluators," published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, vol. 4, no. 4, p. 439-42, in Winter 1982.

Adams, Kay A. Author of "When to "Hold Em" and When to "Fold Em": Ethical Problems of Internal Evaluators," published in April 1983.
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